Heart & Hand Dry Goods Company was founded in 1997 when owner Ann Brouillette decided to turn her dream for a quilter's oasis into a reality. What was once a 2,000-square-foot store grew to around a 4,000-square-foot destination for anything and everything a new or experienced quilter could need. In 1999 we had the honor of being chosen as one of the top 10 quilt shops in the United State
Lynn Doyle and her husband, Mike, shared many fun and creative kits and patterns with us on May 10th. Lynn‘s presentation was filled with funny stories that had all of us laughing. Lynn writes on their website, “Sometimes in this big ol’ world, we could use a little light hearted fun. That is what I hope the designs that have been created can be for you. Take a look and see what might say “come
T Carter is a Historian, Fiber Artist, and Storyteller. Her quilts reveal history from many perspectives, including those of women, ordinary people, people of color and others whose voices have yet to be heard and whose stories remain untold. Her presentation was informative and fun. Her quilts were one of a kind and beautiful. Visit T's website at https://www.historyoutsidethebox.net
Jane gave an excellent presentation on machine binding. Below are the steps (short version):
Jane finished her presentation by suggesting that corners can be 90% or mitered your choice. She also likes to match bobbin thread to the backing fabric and the top thread to the quilt top. Her bindings are usually 2 1/4" but with heavier backings she uses a 2 1/2" binding.
Mary Pointer is our Greeting Card Chairperson.
Alyce King is our Sunshine Quilt Chairperson.
Cindy Grimm is our Website Chairperson. She also brought along a few quilts showing her learning curve.
Our past president, Teri Mevius, was presented with a lap quilt as a thank you for her service to the quilt.