Pine Needle Quilters To Meet Jan. 16th at Loomis Town Hall

Pine Needle Quilters will meet at the Loomis Town Hall on Monday, Jan. 16. Open sew is from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Bring a dish to share for a pot luck lunch at noon.

The January meeting will have three lessons starting at 10 a.m.

Lesson 1: A flannel pillow case demonstrated by Carol Olson and Linda Tarmann. Quilters should bring one yard of the better flannel for one pillow case.

Lesson 2: A folded fabric star taught by Debbie Baumgart. No sewing required. Quilters bring two fabric strips of coordinating colors 42 inches by 3-1/2 inches. Have each strip cut in half to measure 22 inches by 3-1/2 inches.

Lesson 3: A bell shaped ornament made from a square of paper (no sewing required) taught by Carol Olson.

There is a collection container for the quilters who want to donate pop tops to the Green Bay Ronald McDonald  House. A tree table will be provided for those who have quilting items to give away Show and tell will follow lunch.

The January/February quilter’s challenge is a 12-1/2 inch unfinished quilt block quilter’s choice of block pattern using red and white fabric. Finished size of block should be 12 inches. Blocks are to be donated to the Pine Needle Quilters for a charity quilt made by the group at a later date.

New members and visitors are welcome. Phone 715-927-2221.


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