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Spotlight on PROJECTS MADE BY YOU!

~ Creativity by our Customers ~

Many of you are so much more creative than you give yourself credit for, or are sewing/designing/quilting as a creative endeavor without ever planning on entering competitions.  We understand!  So, for all you unsung creative types we want to spotlight your work here each month.  Send us a photo and all the particulars (maker, pattern, designer) to newsletter@lunnfabrics.com and we'll showcase you and your projects here!

Another quilt by a customer!  Samantha Thrush used the time this past winter to brighten her space by making this absolutely gorgeous quilt!  It is 65" x 65" and has LOTS of Lunn Batiks incorporated in the design.  Thanks for sharing Samantha!


Martha Kopec has designed a stunning quilt top using our balck and white batiks and her lemon yellow solid background.  Nice arrangement and the neutral space will give her a wonderful area to quilt to her heart's content!


Tasha Owen spent over 130 hours piecing this gorgeous Art Quilt.  The quilt is called "A Late Summer's Walk".  It is 85" x 95" and is machine pieced/quilted and hand appliqued.   The pieces are 1/2" strips -yes, a half an inch!  She says, "Love little pieces...lets me use all the fabric!".  The right photo is a closeup of her fabulous work.

        

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Using Gemstones collection of Artisan Batiks, this bed quilt (below) was made by Kathy D. of Murraysville, PA.   This quilt is a true GEMstone!

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Joey uses our gorgeous batiks to make the nicest, well-constructed purses around!  Check out her latest creation!

    
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Anne Trigua writes: " Since September I have made 7 art quilts.  Most of my fabrics are from Lunn's. This was the first artwork I've done in a year and a half, and I have been obsessively involved with the wonderful fabrics! "  Here's her latest work of art called Total Eclipse.  So creative - thanks for sharing Anne!

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Pam shared a picture of her quilt that she made with Artisan Batiks - her son says, "It reminds me of the ocean Mom!"  And yes it does!  Wrap yourself in this quilt and get whisked away to a tropical vacation.  Sweet...

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A friend of the shop, Nancy Meyer, paper-pieced this intricate quilt using our Artisan Batiks and the Tessellation pattern.  The quilting was completed by Lindy Wesney. 

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Here's our youngest, award-winning quilter!  Meet Allie Carter and her award winning quilt.  She won an award at the Ohio State Fair through her 4H program using our Artisan Batiks.  Congrats Allie!  You do beautiful work!

  
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Talk about a photo not doing a quilt justice - created by Scott Flegal this quilt is KING size.   The only way we could photograph it was using a photo Scott had on his phone which he took by laying the quilt out on the grass.  Absolutely stunning!  The one on the right is Scott's latest creation!  He drafted his own pattern based on a needlework piece he saw.  What an absolute gem!  (Both Scott AND his quilt!)

     
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We carry patterns by Karen Eckemeier of the Quilted Lizard and one of her patterns is called Silly Snowmen.  Diana McDaniel took the snowmen applique portion of it and made several mug rugs for gift giving in the upcoming Christmas season.  Beautifully made with our batiks, I'm sure these mug rugs will be appreciated and cherished!

Silly Snowmen Mug Rugs    Silly Snowmen Table Topper
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A customer recently purchased this beautiful tiger batik and look at her creativity!  Deborah Williams - you rock!


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We offered a class here at Lunn Fabrics in August and helped these fine ladies make gorgeous wedged, pieced Dresden plates for a wall hanging or table runner.  Beautiful work!

Class participants  class project    Class Participants  single project 
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Recently, two new projects were brought in the shop for an impromptu show and tell -  Loraine Smith made this stunning jelly roll quilt from our batiks AND made a tote to match!  Perfect for storing that quilt when you're not snuggling under it.  On the right - Gwendolyn Brown shared this black and white quilt recently as well.  Nice work Gwendolyn!

Jelly Roll quilt by Loraine Smith                       Gwendolyn Brown black and white quilt

Ellen C. made two quilts for twin grandaughters.  Ellen writes, "Quilters love sharing, seeing the work of others, and inspiration.  In fact the quilts in my picture were inspired by one that was on your shop wall in late 2015.".  And on the right - This one, called Shadow Play, was pieced by Pat Harris and she brought it into the shop to show us.  Beautiful work Pat!  Quilting was done by Catie Gynn.

Customer Quilt April 2017              customer quilt

Another beautiful work of love!  This one was machine pieced by Katherine Ward and machine quilted by Ruthie Hoover. Thank you for sharing.

Customer quilt Ward

Do you have or know about a quilt, tote, wall art, garment, or other project that has been made utilizing our batiks?  We'd love to showcase the work here!  Email us a photo and we will do our best to add a picture of the work here.  We need to know (and credit) the original designer or pattern maker, plus the permission of the actual artist/sewer.

PATCHWORK PILLOW PROJECT -

Benefits the Ganesa Study Center in Java

March block of the month  calendar block of the month                                      
                                                                                                                       
Also niot pictured - Best Elephant (Ganesa) Tribute by Lindy Wesney (an intricate paper pieced elephant block)

Examples of some of the 2017 entries.

Our 2017 Patchwork Pillow Project & Contest has ended for the year.  As you view the pillow tops, please realize that these small thumbnail photos do not do the pillow tops justice.  Many are intricate and detailed beyond what the photo shows.  We donate 5% of our gross sales to support the Ganesa Study Center in Java Indonesia as our way of giving back to the Javanese people who make our high quality batiks. Our customers have made these Pillow Tops for the children and families who visit the Ganesa Center.   We, here in the shop, will make a pillow back and they will be stuffed with the pillow form once they arrive in Java
 
The Javanese people traditionally do not use chairs so they sit or kneel on the floor in the library. A pillow is ideal for comfort so we want to help the Study Center visitors by providing a large pillow top (22" x 22") made by YOU!

 

LUNN FABRICS - ROW BY ROW 2018,
2017 & 2016

2018 Row by Row starts June 21st!  The theme is Sew Musical and our row is called Woodland Hootenanny! 
Size is 12" x 27" and is priced at $35 for the kit.  Currently available for walk-in customers to the shop only. 
We will be permitted to mail them after November 1st.


Row by Row 2017
 
Our Row x Row for 2017

Gwen Brown - 2017 Row by Row winnerBetty Carlson with Quilt 2017 Winner - Gwen Brown, Tipp City, OH (left) 
2016 Winner - Betty Carlson (above)

Lunn Fabrics Row By Row  Our Row by Row from 2016

LUNN FABRICS ON THE ROAD

June 29-30 - Carlisle Historical Society Show Fri 10-5, Sat 10-4 (quilt show vending)
July 11 - Belpre, OH. Blennerhassett Quilt Guild at Belpre Congregational Church, 228 Main St., Belpre. 9:30 (meeting & presentation)
July 13-14 - Hillsboro, OH.  Quilts of Highland County Quilt Show. At Hillsboro High School, Rt 62. Friday 10a-4p, Saturday 10a-2:30p. (vending)
July 18 – Lawrenceburg, IN. Rivertown Quilters Guild 7pm (presentation, vending)
July 20-21 – Zanesville, OH.  Quilt Gathering 2018 Show at Muskingum County Fair Fri 9a-4p, Sat 11a-4p (vending)
July 28 – New London, OH. New London Quilt Guild 10am (meeting, presentation, vending)

August 2,3,4 - Circleville, OH. Goodtime Quilters Show at Ohio Christian University, Circleville. Quilt show vending Thur-Fri-Sat (more info later)
September 4 - West Jefferson, OH.  Heirloom Quilters (presentation, vending)


We can visit your guild, vend at your quilt show, or present a program on the batik process or color theory.  Just call us or email us and we can discuss the particulars.   We are scheduling now for 2019.