Community Service Work Day

Every January, my friend Rose Marie hosts, at her house, a Community Service work day, where a bunch of us gather and spend the entire day making as many quilt tops as we can get done. I know that 8 of us working together have made as many as 21 in a day, probably  more. 

We have used the Supersized Nine-Patch pattern from Quiltmaker Magazine for lots of our quilts, and you can find this pattern here: Super-Sized Nine-Patch. Just three fabrics, and two cuts with a rotary cutter — it’s fast, easy, and a great stashbuster. Here’s a picture of one that Rose Marie and Kay made, and I quilted on my longarm. Community Service Work Day

Go download this pattern, get your group together, and have a Community Service work day and see how many you can get done. What could be better than an entire day spent quilting? Well . . . doing it with a bunch of friends for a good cause, of course!

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Published in: on August 6, 2009 at 8:37 am  Comments (2)  
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  1. I’m so pleased to see what what you’ve done. This is the video link should anyone wish to see the technique demonstrated:
    http://tinyurl.com/myrsjs


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