The 2018 Jessame Piece Quilter Annual Quilt Show Featuring “Totally Tulips” is scheduled for Saturday May 19, 2018, at Nicholasville Christian Church, 204 South Second Street, Nicholasvilly KY. Enter at the back door (follow the signs).
10:00 am – 3:00 pm.
We will have demonstrations, a quilter’s yard sale, our latest opportunity quilt (“Totally Tulips”), and of course, a variety of quilts and wall hangings on display.
There will also be information about the
Barn Quilts of Jessamine County.
Demonstrations begin at 11:00 am and include: (updated with approx. times)
11:00 Better Borders and Binding Basics (Nancy Cann)
12:00 Hand Quilting (Judy Brumfield and Cora Mossbrook)
1:00 Paper Piecing (Beth Tibbitts)
2:00 Yo-Yo’s (Cora Mossbrook)
All times are approximate and are subject to change. We’ll do our best to stick to this, however.
The drawing for this opportunity quilt will be in early November 2018.
Tickets for an opportunity to obtain this quilt are $1 each.
Purchase from any Jessamine Piece Quilters member, or at our annual Quilt Show on May 19.
Our 2018 raffle or “opportunity” quilt construction begins.
The pattern is “Totally Tulips” with fabric from Tula Pink.
We will begin to sell tickets at Quilters Day out on Saturday May 17.
The winner of our 2017 raffle quilt was finally drawn on January ?? 2018.
It’s Carol Dziubakowski of Georgetown.
She bought her winning ticket at the Quilters Day out in March 2017!
Carol visited the Jessamine Piece Quilters on February ?? 2018 to claim her prize!
Thanks for supporting Jessamine Piece Quilters and supporting sending kids with cancer to summer camp!
In November we delivered some of the charity quilts we’ve been working on for Kidz Place, a daycare center for medically fragile children.
The faces are blurred for privacy, but take our word for it, there were some big smiles! So much fun to see the quilts loved by little hands!
The Jessamine Piece Quilters held the first “Quilting Basics” class at the Jessamine public library today ( Nov 6, 2017).
Nancy Cann describes the basics of constructing a fall-themed table runner
Students listen to instructions before starting on their quilt projects
Beth Tibbitts helps a student
Judy Brumfield assists a student
Nancy Cann shows the basics of “pressing” not “ironing” !!
Nancy Cann explains how to attach the borders of the quilted table runner
The library provided pizza for lunch Judy Brumfield, Elaine Leasor, Nancy Cann, and Peggy Rowe relax before the students started on quilting and binding their projects after lunch.
Nancy explains the options for binding the quilted table runner
Completed project!! Anna (second from left) was a motivated student to complete her quilted table runner today – she’s two weeks from her baby’s due date and has a 5 year old at home!! She did it!
The Jessamine Piece Quilters will be teaching a beginning quilting class at the Jessamine Public Library on Monday Nov 6, 10am-2pm.
It will be a table runner with a fall theme.
They will start taking registrations on Oct 7. There is no cost for the class.
If you have a sewing machine, bring it to the class (and note that in your registration information). There are a limited number of sewing machines that the library can provide.