Friday, August 26, 2011

MAQ Luncheon at Tofanelli's starts off with Show and Tell

Sandra Bruce: another beauty.

Sandra again . . . great colors.

Sandra Bruce--very busy member
Janene Powell- wonderful work in progress.

More show and tell

Nan Curry proudly show her winning quilt from this yrs. Fair.

Jan Reed and Lynda Lasich anxiously waiting for their turn to show and tell.

Ruth Robinson with her doggie quilt.  (who's that man looking over her shoulder?)

Show and Tell

Karel Hendee-introducing her 2012 calendars

Claudia Sinsel-Martinez--new member, welcome.

Linda Waddle: started out as a white piece of fabric.

Lynda Lasich: Winter's Bride with "beautiful eyes"

Lynda Lasich with class sample

Jan Reed with a work in progress a la Judi Dains

A visit to Sandra Bruce's Quilt Studio

Thank you, Sandra, for the tour and delicious homemade cookies!

Beautiful earrings for sale.

Ardy Tobin--what beautiful colors

Sandra showing Cathy Stone "how to" on her 14 foot Gammill
Rita Stevens shows us that she can also quilt on a Gammill

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Congratulations to our members at this years Nevada County Fair. The winners are;

Jan Reed: "Ancient Echoes"
Division: Wall Hangning
Award: 1st. Place
An iguana basking on a rock as he reflects on the Mayan culture.

Cathy Stone: "Liberace-Night of the Chameleon"
Division: Artistic Quilting, wall hanging
Award: 1st. place and Best of Division
He's a very handsome boy surrounded by leaves with caterpillars.  There are dimensional leaves as well.

Nan Curry: "Ganesha"
Division: Wall hanging
Award: 3rd. place
The Hindu God Ganesha, machine free style embroidery.

Lynda Lasich: "Baltimore Holloween"
Division: Quilts, Advanced, Class 004
Award: 1st. Place
The background fabric of the applique encourages the image of a windy October night. 

Lynda Lasich: "Chocolate for Every Day"
Division: Quilts, Advanced, Class 008
Award: 1st. Place
Establishes the ideal treat for each day of the week, from bon bons to milkshakes.

Lynda Lasich: "Winter's Bride"
Division: Artistic Quilting, Class 001
Award: 1st. Place
A doe amongst trees during a snow storm.  The fabric collage is highly embellished with beads, sequins and crystals.