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Quilting Project

The quilting project is not offered this year.  The project leader was Dana Fletcher.  For ages nine and above. 
Come make a raggy quilt, great for holidays or to match your room.  Simple straight line sewing and quilting as you go, all stitched by machine.

Pictures from 2010-2011 Quilting Project
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Pictures taken at the May 2011 Quilting Project Meetings, as the members put the finishing touches on their quilts: QuiltingMay11_17.JPG (94848 bytes)
Chelsea has her quilt pieces layed out in preparation to sew them together.
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Lindsey is cutting her material.
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Taylor holds up his quilt in progress.
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A flag quilt.
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Jannettie's quilt is done.
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Jessie's quilt is done.
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Taylor is using the Long Arm.
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Taylor is using the Long Arm.
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Taylor showing the progress on his quilt at the Quilting Project meeting. This is his second quarter of the quilt.
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Rachel and Jannettie are sewing their quilts.
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Rachel shows off her quilt.
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A closeup of Rachel's quilt block.
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Chelsea's first block for her quilt.
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Taylor is sewing his pattern at the February 2011 Quiting Project meeting.
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Jessie and Rachael are working on their project at the February 2011 Quilting Project meeting.
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Lindsey holds up her cloth at the February 2011 Quilting Project meeting.
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Jannettie is checking her cell phone(?) at the February 2011 Quilting Project meeting.
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Chelsea is cutting material at the February 2011 Quilting Project meeting.
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 Chelsea, Jennettie & Taylor at the January 2011 Quilting Project meeting.
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Cowabunga! Jessie finished her cow at the January 2011 Quilting Project meeting.

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Lindsey working on Shamrock quilt at the January 2011 Quilting Project meeting.

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Rachel & her applique bird quilt top at the January 2011 Quilting Project meeting.

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Taylor is taking a break at the January 2011 Quilting Project meeting.


Pictures from 2009-2010 Quilting Project
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 Sammi is sewing strips for her quilt at the December 2009 Sewing Project meeting.

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Jessie is sewing her strips.

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Sarah threaded her sewing machine her self.

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Rachel is sewing nine-patches.
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Jannettie is showing off her sewing expertiese.
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The quilt that was made for the Petersons in 2008, is now hanging above the bed in their new house.

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Rachel is holding up her blocks for the quilt.

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Rachel's Tropical Snowball Center of her quilt

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Rachel is holding Tristan, Dana and Kevin's grandson.  Tristan's mother, Nicole, was a club member and project leader of Jamul 4-H.

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Janettie's Center for Breast Cancer Quilt.
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Jannettie's new horse blanket. She said that it was made with the sewing skills she learned in quilting.
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Jessie's "Kite Tail" block squares.
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Rachel is working on her quilt at the February meeting.
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Rachel, Jennette, and Sammy take a break from sewing to smile for the camera.
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Sidney smiles for the camera.
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Teri helps Sara with a triangle cutting guide template.
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Sidney opens up her quilt and shows both sides at the March meeeting.
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Sara displays her quilt.
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Jennette displays her quilt.
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A close-up of Jennette's quilt.
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Rachel has finished one side of her quilt.
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Catie's quilt is finished.
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A close-up of Catie and her quilt.
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Rachel's quilt is finished.  Just in time for ESDCJF.

Pictures from 2008-2009 Quilting Project
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Catie and Jo working on their Quilting project for ESDCJF.
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Catie & Jo Cutting out Quilt strips.
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Catie's first finished fish block.
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Rachel at Art & Design Day- In Process Quilt.
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Rachel at Art & Design Day with Bead Project.
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Rachel and her 2 First Place Ribbons at Art & Design Day.
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Rachel is laying out her finished quilt blocks.
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Rachael is using the long arm quilting machine.

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Jo is using the long arm to sew her quilt.
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Jo's quilt is nearly finished.
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Rachael shows off her quilt that won Grand Champion for Sewing at ESDCJF.

Pictures from 2007-2008 Quilting Project
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The Quilting Project made a quilt with sheep on it.  The quilt was given to Gene and Dale to help replace the ones lost when their house burned down by the 2007 San Diego Wildfires.

The patch has the names of those who helped make the quilt.  The names are written on the faces of the sheep.

Pictures from 2005-2006 Quilting Project
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Natasha's quilt is well on its way for the Eastern San Diego County Junior Fair.
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Catie Corle is sewing pieces of fabric together.
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Jo is sitting behind the Brother sewing machine.
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Natasha is preparing to sew another patch for her quilt (shown above).
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Heather is still working on her quilt she started two years ago when she was a 4-H member.
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Natasha's quilt is nearly finished.  Next is to add the border.
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Another picture of Natasha's quilt.
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Catie is behind the sewing machine.
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This sewing machine was donated by the Brother Company to 4-H.  It is loaned to our club's Sewing project.
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Natasha is using the Brother Sewing machine.
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Jo's quilt nearing completion.
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Jo's quilt has figures sewn on to the patches.
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The back side of Jo's quilt, showing the stitching of each figure.
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Jo is using Dana's sewing machine.  The Brother is on the left.
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Natasha is preparing the ID tag she will sew on to her quilt.

The following pictures show the early steps of making the quilts.
They were taken in the first months of the project.
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Jo working on her applique wolves.

Heather helping Laura to cut out her first raggy quilt.

Melissa learning how to use a rotary cutter to cut out her quilt.

Jo ( on left) working on her wolves. Alyse cutting out her raggy quilt in bright colors.

Laura cutting with the rotary cutter ( Watch those fingers!)

Dana making sure Laura measures correctly before cutting.

Mom (Diane) and Melissa cutting out squares for raggy quilt.

Alyse measuring for her squares, using a rotary cutter & acrylic ruler.


Carly (little sister) inspecting big sister (Alyse) work.

Pictures from 2004-2005 Quilting Project

Jo on left finishing the machine quilting on her applique wolf wall hanging. Catie on right finishing the piecing on her quilt.

Catie and her 50's quilt, just needs tied.

Close up of Catie's 50's quilt.

Laura laying out her raggy quilt.

Jo's finished wolf applique wallhanging.

Melissa created a Raggy quilt.


Here is a close-up of Melissa's label on her Raggy quilt.


Photos from 2003-2004 Quilting Project, below

The Quilting Project is hard at work.

Jo is carefully sewing a seam.

Heather is paying close attention to her fingers as she feverishly works to meet the dead line.

Jo is all done and is taking a break.

Heather, working with her eyes closed.

Heather, her eyes focused on the sharp needle, close to her fingers.

Jocelyn, using the Featherweight 222 sewing machine, under Dana's watchful eye.

Jocelyn is learning how to wind a bobbin from the Project Leader, Dana.

Layout of Heather's Raggy Christmas Tree Quilt. Checking to see that the prints are distributed evenly.

Heather trying out her new Raggy quilt.

Close up of all of Heather's trimming skills.

Jo's Raggy Bunny quilt. Check out the bunnies running diagonally across her quilt.

Jo and her Raggy Bunny quilt. See the smile after all of the hard work.


Everyone's finished and still smiling. Good Work Girls.

Last updated December 07, 2014