Well it is official we did out first bus trip. We had so much fun. There were 45 women on our trip, from our guild and from Michigan, Colorado, Arizona, and Richmond, Frankton, Lapel, Noblesville, Anderson, In., as well as ladies from Common Threads Guild in McCordsville, In.
We stopped in Hannibal, Mo and spent 2 hours for lunch and shopping at a lovely quilt store “Hickorystick Quilts and Gifts”.
Next big stop was in Hamilton, Mo. at Missouri Star Quilt Stores, what a thrill
The BOM, provided by Nancy Frye is called Truffles. There is a focus fabric (see photo), but if you didn’t get a piece of fabric then just do your best to coordinate with the fabric provided. Use the focus fabric for either the hour glass or the half square triangle. Even if you have the focus fabric your block will look a bit different since we only had enough fabric for A or B, not both. Remember, we are making a 12 inch block and you are welcome to make up to five different
Focus fabric and directions for the April block were handed out at the March meeting. It was such a hit that at our April meeting, 23 blocks were turned in! Look at our happy winners!
See below for the May Block of the Month instructions.
Thank you to Diane Peterson for all her hard work in organizing this project. These quilts will be distributed to those patients at Community Hospital North who cannot be home for Christmas. This group of quilters from our Guild have made 151 quilts to donate. Good job to all who participated.