Programs

Our quilting group strives to share knowledge and skills with everyone in the Louisville and Southern Indiana area who has an interest in quilting. Most classes, workshop, demos, and lectures are free for our members.

If anyone is interested in joining us for a virtual meeting and are not a member you can contact us at nimblethimbles@aol.com.

Sewing Machine & Basic Supplies include:

Sewing machine, manual, and tools
Extra needles (hand & machine)
Thread<
Bobbins
Pins
Scissors
Seam ripper
Rotary Cutter
Rulers
Small cutting board (12 x 18)
Iron and ironing surface
Extension cord<

Should a full size cutting mat or 24” ruler be required for a specific class, they will be provided by LNT.

 

IMPORTANT:  If Jefferson County Schools are closed or if they close early because of inclement weather on our meeting day, our meeting will be cancelled.

Check particular meeting locations prior to the meeting time as it is sometimes necessary to change the location at the last minute.

If you missed signing up for an event during our meetings you can email nimblethimbles@aol.com.

Just a FYI, APCS is giving away a Millie longarm.

They will select a grand prize winner at random on April 16, 2021 (after 5 p.m. CDT). The winner will be notified via phone or email. Enter once a day for your chance to win.

There is no purchase necessary to enter or participate. Registration is open worldwide. Registration period ends at 5 p.m. CDT on April 16, 2021. Must be 18 years of age to win.

https://www.apqs.com/shopping-tools/giveaway/millie/

2021

April 15, 2021 –  10 am – 2 pm

Cuddle Care “Topsy Turvy” Quilt Top

Mary Cleary

Quilt top sizes can vary from a small quilt with 9 squares to a larger size quilt top. Cutting instructions below are from scraps for a larger quilt top:

Dark Cut (16) 8 ½” squares

Medium Cut (32) 4 ½” x 8 ½” strips

Light Cut (16) 4 ½” squares

This quilt has sixteen 12” blocks and will finish at 48” x 48”. As indicated above, it can be made larger or smaller by changing the number of blocks.

April 17 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm LNT Pick Up/Drop Off Opportunity

Side parking lot of the Jeffersonian Weather Permitting

Drop off any of these:

  • Donations for QDO
  • Plastic bottle tops for Mary
  • Plastic Kroger type bags for Luann
  • Maryhurst Bags
  • Cuddle Care quilts
  • Cuddle Care tops needing to be quilted
  • Solid colored binding for Cuddle Care (4 WOF cut 2 ½” wide, stitched together and ironed in half)
  • Small fabric scraps for Mary to use in crumb quilts and scrap quilts for Cuddle Care.

Pick up either of these:

  • *Maryhurst Bag kits
  • Cuddle Care quilts for binding

Committee representatives (Cuddle Care, Maryhurst, Quilters’ Day Out Boutique) will be present.

We will practice social distancing and welcome face masks.

Please note that this is NOT intended as a gathering, just an exchange/swap opportunity.

May 6, 2021 – 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Phone & Tablet Stands

Barbara Rogers will show us how to make this must have accessory for any phone or tablet. The useful little stand is a quick and easy sew. We will be sewing a tablet size stand, but the phone stand can be adapted easily.

Class supplies:

•1 Fat Quarter (or 18”x22” fabric)

• 1 to 2 cups of dried beans

• 1 to 2 cups of dried rice

• Fiberfill stuffing (can also use batting scraps)

• Cutting instructions will be shared at the meeting

May 20, 2021 –  10 am – 2 pm Ten-Minute Table Runner or Placement

Julie Mackell will show us how to make this very quick and versatile pattern. It requires only two pieces of fabric and four seams. It is so easy, you may want to make one for every occasion.

Supplies

• Theme (center) fabric – cut 9”x WOF (or desired length of runner)

• Border/Back fabric – cut 18” x WOF

• Batting or interfacing (if desired) – cut 18” x WOF

• Embellishments (decorative topstitch, 2 buttons, tassels, bows, yo-yo’s, bells, etc.)