Sleep at home quilt retreat is coming up for our guild members. This year it will be Thursday, September 21 – Saturday, September 23. It will be held at the First Baptist Church in Rolla: 801 N Cedar St, Rolla, Missouri 65401 Come as early as 8 am on Thursday, and stay as late as… Read More Sleep at home quilt retreat!
Some happenings for the upcoming year: 1) Secret Sisters – Back by popular demand. If you are interested in participating in a Secret Pal exchange, please fill out a form that will be provided at the front table. We will collect them to be drawn in November. Each month for a year you should bring… Read More Some Happenings for the Upcoming Year
Hello all! This is a long email, but each point is important to make our Quilt Show a success. ** We have GREAT NEWS about our upcoming Quilt Show – Uniquely Yours has graciously donated a brand new, still in the box Husqvarna Opal 650 sewing machine with a retail value of $1,000 for us… Read More Quilt Show News & Updates
We have some exciting news!!! Uniquely Yours has donated a BRAND NEW Husqvarna Opal 650 sewing machine for us to raffle off at our quilt show! As if that wasn’t generous enough: the machine also comes with 3 FREE Owner’s Guide Classes (to teach you how to use the machine) and 3 free professional cleanings… Read More Sewing Machine Raffle
We have great news – the quilt racks arrived today and are in our storage unit!! Yeah!! Many thanks to Bob Fox (Marilyn’s husband), Sara Wright and husband John, Lee Linebarger and husband Terry, and Ray Fox (Judy’s husband) for unloading the truck. The truck driver arrived about 15 minutes early and the job was… Read More Quilt Racks Are Here!
Sharoll Stuckey is still collecting blocks for our outgoing president Jeanette Gregory. If you would like to participate, please make a block that represents you. Your block should measure 9 ½ inches unfinished. Use your favorite colors and style of fabric (i.e. 1930s, solids, modern prints, batiks etc.) You are not limited to making a… Read More Jeanette Gregory’s Quilt Blocks
Piece and Plenty guild’s official block is the spinning star (also called the laced star). Guild members are asked to create their own name badge using the spinning star quilt block. To create this block we use the paper piecing method. To get started, download one of the spinning star templates below: 3 inch name… Read More Paper Piecing, Name Badge Tutorial
QUILT BACKING FOR 96 X 96 FROM 6 YDS OF FABRIC Here is a pdf I discovered – how to get a 96 x 96 backing for a quilt from a total of six yards of fabric. It’s a clever way of cutting, and sewing – and a great way to use up that fabric… Read More How to get a 96 x 96 backing for a quilt from a total of six yards of fabric
Don’t forget to sew a 4-inch-wide sleeve to the back of your quilts. The sleeve is REQUIRED for all quilts that will be hung from racks at the Ozark Festival of Quilts. Making a Quilt Sleeve and Binding Instructions Step-by-step video tutorial Save Save
The Piece and Plenty Quilt Guild will celebrate their 30th year as an active quilt guild on Thursday September 1, 2016. The celebration will recognize the founding members and those who joined during the first year. The Guild is searching for past members wishing to renew friendships and join in the recognition of their endeavors.… Read More 30th Anniversary Celebration September 1, 2016