March – Challenge quilts due!

Welcome to March! Yay – Spring happens this month! (I’m ignoring tonight’s low.) Challenge quilts are due at this month’s meeting, March 12, 7p.m. the Lebanon Methodist Church.

Challenge Quilt for March 2014: The color of your Birthstone or Birth Flower

Make the quilt perimeter no larger than 240″ total. Suggestions or ideas (but not limited to) are: throw size quilt, wall hanging, baby quilt, jacket, bag or table runner, etc. The item needs to have the usual quilt construction, ie: 3 layers, with batting in the middle & quilted. The birthstone color and/ or birth flower must be listed on a tag on the front of the item for display. You can use just the birthstone color or just the birth flower color or both. Two other colors may be used in addition to the specific colors identified. There is a limit of 2 entries per member and they need to be completed. Prizes will be awarded in the following categories:

Best use of Birthstone as Inspiration, Best use of Birth Flower as Inspiration, and Viewer Favorite. Committee members are: Derry Gleason, Regina Laraway & Cynthia Dalrymple