Thursday, May 11, 2017

2017 Quilt Show

PASS THE TIARA – "Shores of Michigan"

Thank you to everyone who attended our 2017 Pass the Tiara – "Shores of Michigan" show April 28, 29 and 30.

Our thanks to the Heritage Park, the Midland County Historical Society and Gary Skory, Museum Director, and the Max Carey Blacksmith Guild for their continuing support.


With the assistance of family and friends, Cassie hung her quilts.
The show highlighted quilts by Cassie Cuthbert, our featured quilter, and by our members.

Viewers voted on their favorites in the eight categories -- Water Wonderland Challenge, Round Robin, Mystery Quilt,  Large Quilt, Lap/Twin, Miniature/Wall, Miscellaneous, and Two Color.

First, second and third places are shown in the following photos. (click on a photo to enlarge it)

Photos of Cassie provided by Jean Langrill.


Challenge Quilt: Kathleen Albee, Mary Ann Howard, Marcia Streeter
Round Robin: Maryann Howard, Rosemary Quinn, Lori Masley
Mystery Quilt: Kathy Albee, Helen Mudd, Nicole Northard
Large Quilt (tie for first place): Karen Adamcik, Kathy Albee, Deb Badour

Lap/Twin:  Lori Masley, Leslie Peterson, Marilyn Johanson
Miniature/Wall: Mary Brown, Kathy Mallory, Kathy Albee
Miscellaneous: Mary Brown, Annie Rengering, Leslie Peterson
Two Color: Nancy Wyse, Linda Radek, Beverly Hill

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

May 2017 Guild activities

The Quilt show is over! Beautiful works were displayed and enjoyed by everyone. Here are a few more photos from the Show.  Behind Jean and Marlene in the entryway was Cassie Cuthbert, the Show's featured quilter, most recent quilt.

(click on a photo to see a larger image)

Block of the Month: Celestial Stars meeting.

Please check the Program page for additional information for the following activities. Also, more information is provided in the newsletter distributed to members.
  • Tuesday, May 9: Guest speakers: Ann Marie Rowland and Delphine Ren-Miller Sisters' Choice
  • Tuesday. May 16: Sit 'n Sew. Share ideas, work on projects, ask questions, have lunch together at a local eatery or bring a lunch. Enjoy! 

Saturday, April 29, 2017

2017 Quilt show - one more day

Last day: Sunday, April 30, noon - 4pm
at Heritage Park's Carriage House Hall
Admission: $5


click the photo to see a larger image
Sunday is the last day to see the beautiful quilts created with a variety of techniques.

Everything in the bazaar area is half price (unless marked, but not sure anything is marked!) - magazines, books, quilting frames, cutting tools, magazines, books, patterns and more, 

Directions and a flyer are available on the Quilt Show page.

Friday, April 28, 2017

2017 Quilt show is here!


This week:Saturday, April 29, 10am - 5pm
Sunday, April 30, noon - 4pm
at Heritage Park's Carriage House Hall
Admission: $5



Friday was busy at the bazaar, but there are more bargains! Everyone enjoyed viewing 88 beautiful works by the Guild's members plus works by Cassie Cuthbert, the Show's featured quilter. The silent auction has a variety of items. 

Blacksmiths are demonstrating in the Blacksmith Shop, next door to the Hall. Also, on Saturday the  1874 Bradley Home Museum will be open  from 11am-2pm. (Click on a photo to see a larger item.)

Directions and a flyer are available on the Quilt Show page.

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Bee hive of activity - day before quilt show

 Pass the Tiara - Shores of Michigan Quilt Show:
This week:
Friday, April 28, 10am - 5pm
Saturday, April 29, 10am - 5pm
Sunday, April 30, noon - 4pm
at Heritage Park's Carriage House Hall
Admission: $5


Thursday was a bee hive of activity. Cassie Cuthbert, the Show's featured quilter, who was featured in an article Midland quilter displays works of love, has her quilts in the entryway and hallway. The bazaar was set up with members items. The take-in area matched members' entries to their descriptive tags. Items were pinned to the panels. Items vary in size and type. Displays were adjusted.  Note the signage for a variety of categories, too. The show runs Friday through Sunday. (Click on a photo to see a larger item.)

Directions and a flyer are available on the Quilt Show page.


Wednesday, April 26, 2017

2017 Quilt Show setup underway

 Pass the Tiara - Shores of Michigan Quilt Show:
This week:
Friday, April 28, 10am - 5pm

Saturday, April 29, 10am - 5pm
Sunday, April 30, noon - 4pm
at Heritage Park's Carriage House Hall
Admission: $5


Panels were setup this afternoon into rows and there's a triangle, too. Click on a photo to view a larger image. Bazaar tables are ready for the members' goodies. Cassie Cuthbert, the Show's featured quilter, who was featured in an article Midland quilter displays works of love, was busy arranging quilts.

Directions and a flyer are available on the Quilt Show page.

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

This week: the Guild's Pass the Tiara - Shores of Michigan Quilt Show

 Pass the Tiara - Shores of Michigan Quilt Show:
This week:
Friday, April 28, 10am - 5pm

Saturday, April 29, 10am - 5pm
Sunday, April 30, noon - 4pm
at Heritage Park's Carriage House Hall
Admission: $5

Cassie Cuthbert, the Show's featured quilter was featured in an article, Midland quilter displays works of love, on the front page of the Midland Daily News Accent section on Saturday, April 22.

The Show will have Challenge (Water Wonderland), Round Robin, Mystery, a variety of sizes from Miniature/Wall to Large, Two Color quilts and Miscellaneous items.

There will be demonstrations, a silent auction, door favors until gone and the Quilters Squared Bazaar!

In the nearby Carriage House, there will be a Blacksmith exhibit and demonstration,

Directions and a flyer are available on the Quilt Show page.

Monday, April 3, 2017

April 2017 Guild activities


The Show's featured quilter is Cassie Cuthbert. In addition the Show will have quilts created by members in a variety of categories: Challenge (Water Wonderland), Round Robin, Mystery, a variety of sizes from Miniature/Wall to Large, Two Color and Miscellaneous items.

There will be demonstrations, a silent auction, door favors until gone and the Quilters Squared Bazaar!

In the nearby Carriage House, there will be a Blacksmith exhibit and demonstration,

Directions, hours and a flyer are available on the Quilt Show page.


Some of these quilts may be displayed at the Quilt Show. They were shown at recent Guild meetings.  Click on the images to view larger versions.


Please check the Program page for additional information for the following activities. Also, more information is provided in the newsletter distributed to members.
  • Tuesday, April 11: Guest speaker will be Jamie Wallen from Jamie Wallen Workshops
  • Wednesday, April 12:  two classes: Mystical Shapes and Thread Fusion 1 with Jamie Wallen  from Jamie Wallen Workshops

  • Tuesday. April 18: Sit 'n Sew. Share ideas, work on projects, ask questions, have lunch together at a local eatery or bring a lunch. Enjoy! 

Friday, March 3, 2017

March 2017 Guild activities

Please save the date for the Guild's 2017
 Pass the Tiara - Shores of Michigan Quilt Show: April 28, 29 and 30.
Directions and a flyer are available on the Quilt Show page.



Two versions of a similar pattern that will be displayed at the Quilt Show. See if you can find the ghosts, spiders, web and more that are in the quilting! Click on the images to view larger versions.


Please check the Program page for additional information for the following activities. Also, more information is provided in the newsletter distributed to members.
  • Tuesday, March 14: Work on Quilt Show giveaways!

  • Tuesday. March 21: Sit 'n Sew. Share ideas, work on projects, ask questions, have lunch together at a local eatery or bring a lunch. Enjoy! 

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Directions to Quilt Show in Carriage House

Go to the Quilt Show Info page for more information about the Show

Click the image of the map for a larger view
    1. From downtown Midland or from Saginaw Road take W. Main St. to the Herbert D. Doan Midland County History Center at 3417 West Main St., Midland MI
    2. Just north of the Doan History Center turn onto University Dr. and go approximately 0.2 mile. (At the corner of W. Main and University Dr. there are markers indicating you are entering Northwood University. That is the correct corner.)
    3. Turn left onto Whiting Dr. and go approximately 0.1 miles.
    4. Turn left onto N. Tittabawassee River Road and go approximately 0.1 miles
    5. Turn onto Cook Rd.  Carriage House Hall is in Heritage Park.
    Handicap parking is available adjacent to the Carriage House.

    Tuesday, January 31, 2017

    February 2017 Guild activities

    Please save the date for the Guild's 2017
     Pass the Tiara - Shores of Michigan Quilt Show: April 28, 29 and 30.


    Breast pillows completed at a recent work session
    by Guild members. Last year 159 pillows were donated.


    Please check the Program page for additional information for the following activities. Also, more information is provided in the newsletter distributed to members.
    • Tuesday, February 14: Guest speaker: Ban Burke Quilting by the River.

    • Thursday, February 16: Hawaiian Quilting class with Leslie Peterson (lagpeterson@gmail.com). Sign up beforehand with Leslie or a supply list and class description will be available at the meeting. Cost is $30 which includes the book. Note the location has been changed to Material Mart. It will be from 10 am to 3 pm.

    • Tuesday. February 21: Sit 'n Sew. Share ideas, work on projects, ask questions, have lunch together at a local eatery or bring a lunch. Enjoy! 

    Tuesday, January 3, 2017

    January 2017 Guild activities

    Please save the date for the Guild's 2017 Pass the Tiara - Shores of Michigan Quilt Show: April 28, 29 and 30.


    Projects displayed at December's Show 'n Tell. (photos may appear small; click a photo to enlarge it.)

    Block of the Month: Celestial Stars meeting.

    Please check the Program page for additional information for the following activities. Also, more information is provided in the newsletter distributed to members.
    • Tuesday, January 10: Meeting canceled due to weather. It will not be rescheduled. Look forward to seeing everyone in February.

    • Tuesday, January 17: Sit 'n Sew. This is an opportunity to share ideas, work on projects, ask questions, have lunch together at a local eatery or bring a lunch. Enjoy!