Friday, April 2, 2010

Sea Island Quilters: 2011 Guild Quilt

Welcome to the Sea Island Quilters' first Blog listing!

Quick Overview: The
Sea Island Quilters, of Beaufort, South Carolina, have a strong community outreach program. More than 100 quilts are given each year to organizations such as Citizens Opposed to Domestic Abuse, Child Abuse Prevention Association and the Franciscan's Center. The guild also supports Friends of Caroline Hospice, holds quilting workshops and displays, and offers a scholarship/grant to study fiber arts. Many members of Sea Island Quilters volunteer as mentors at the PALS Senior Quilting Class in Port Royal, SC.

The Sea Island Quilters meet every 3rd Thursday in Beaufort, SC. See SIQ Calendar for dates, maps, events, etc!See CONTACT Info below for mailing address and email.

NOTE: Click On the ALBUM Slide-Show above for Larger Images and Captions.

Photos above of the 2011 Sea Island Quilters Guild Quilt for the 2011 Southern Comforts Quilt Show have just been posted to the Sea Island Quilters on-line Photo Albums.

The 2011 Guild Quilt has been beautifully hand-sewn, hand applique'd and machine quilted by Sea Island Quilters members. (Machine quilting was done by Carol Jaynes of Carol Ann's Quilting (see Resources link here).

Links to Close-Up photos of each Hand Sewn and Applique'd block will be posted below, starting with Rows 1-3. A few of the hand-sewn 9-Patch blocks are also included. (The Blocks are shown in order of placement in the quilt, from Top to Bottom (Rows 1-11) and Left to Right (A-F). Additional Album Links will be added for Rows 4-6, 7-9, and 10-11 as available.
Click here to Link to the Sea Island Quilters Calendar.

Additional photos and details will be posted as available.

Contact Us:
Sea Island Quilters
P.O. Box 1446
Beaufort, SC 29901

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