UMW Quilters in Action - Page 1
Quilters Circle put together quilts for a donation of 350 dollars,
which they give to the mission fund of our Riviera United
Methodist Women unit. This quilt came to them in pieces, with
just the cross stitch squares. First step was to sew the squares
together, which they did the week before at Rosmary's home.
Carol, Rosemary and Phylis consult about what needs to be done next.
up of squares. Before quilting can begin, each square needs to be
marked where the quilting will be done, and the boarders must be
stenciled with the design as well.
Bev and Phylis work on drawing quilting
squares around the flowers while Rosemary and Carol work on the
stenciling of the boarders.
Close up of stencils used on the boarders,
Rosemary and Carol figure out how to match the designs at the corner.
Carol holds the stencil while Rosemary draws the lines of the design.
Bev begins to draw in the quilting squares around the flower design.
An experienced quilter, she uses a ruler.
Phylis uses a stencil to draw in the squares.
Rosemary and Carol start stenciling down the other side.
Rosemary, Carol and I work together.
The Quilters have a snack and a cup of tea!
From left to right: Bev, Phylis, Carol and Rosemary.