Here’s Volume 2 of Show ‘n Tell photos —- don’t miss seeing the great photos in Volume 1 and Volume 3 Carlotta Spence found the perfect Kaufman and Kona Bay fabrics to complete this fantastic Alphabet Fairy Quilt! Lil Miyazawa found great background fabric for this lovely lap quilt. She will donate it to her church for members who are in assisted living or nusing homes. …she used Rio de la Plata puple, black & lime wool (felts beautifully) with Crystal Palace “Splash” eyelash yarn. Rae Misek said this felted crochet bag was FUN to make, experimenting in rounded shapes and variegated yarn… Gayle George reworked a kit (Rose Bud) she got from us – into this wonderful quilt – just for her! Yeah, Gayle! Here’s Marcia’s sampler quilt from this Spring’s Beg. Quilting II class. It was beautiful before – but not that it’s quilted, WOW!!! Love it! Fabulous Liz! She knitted it with Louet Gems fingering wt. Here’s Liz Haskins modeling the “Summer Mystery Shawlette” (Wendy Johnson pattern) …so soft and beautiful (just like her sweet grandaughter she made the blanket for 🙂 Sally knitted this fantastic baby blanket with Rowan’s Cotton Braid….. …on the way to becoming a shawl, Rae thought (and we agree) that it looked well enough at this stage to stand on it’s own as a scarf! …Rae used Louet’s “Tagliatelli”, Cr.Pal. “Splash”, Artful Yarns “Flirtation” and Crystal Palace “Fizz” Rae Misek crocheted this fabulous multi-media scarf……. Barb Brown’s paper pieced block for a block exchange – Nice work Barb! Ally Lambrecht knitted this FANTASTIC bag (from the book, “Knitting Green” she said it looked challenging, but fun – so she gave it a try! What a success! She used Rowan Cashcotton DK Wt. What a match – looks great, Tracey! Tracey Kreiling found the perfect border fabric for her quilt…. ….and Rae does a beautiful job of working them all together!!! Rae Misek says “I love different yarns and textures, and by using a skein or a ball here & there, I can use more yarn varieties”….. This is Irene Wyscaver’s “Keep it Simple – Make it Special Tablerunner” ! These happy feet belong to Kathleen Shaw – she’s wearing crocheted Cuff Down House Socks, made with Jo-Sharp 8ply DK Wool. And Yes, she is teaching a class on these socks! Jan McGrady has been busy making these adorable, fun head bands for all of her granddaughters & friends. She used Cascade Yarns “Fixations” Nancy Tornquist’s beautif scarf knitted with Noro Sakura! Beautiful detail, Sheila! Sheila also knitted this amazing shawl with Louet’s KidLin…WOW! This very stylish hat was knitted by Sheila Sanchez with Dark Horse Baby Worsted ! very cool! Sandra models the cool handbag she crocheted using a variety of yarns! Beautiful crochet work! This “Natural Beauty Wrap” was crocheted by Louise Guillaudeu with Noro Sakura Baby Soaker Sack & Hat – knitted by Angela Weeden with Rio de la Plata Yarn…super cute! Cynthia Griffin’s “First Art Quilt” (Heather Thomas class) is a Native American Story Quilt – just amazing! …to go with the embroidered flowers in the center of each block! …she found really perfect fabric for sashing, borders and backing…… Laura Otsuka made this quilt to send with a friend’s niece as she went off to college… Deborah used the “198 Yards Shawl” patter….so beautiful! This gorgeous shawl was knitted by Deborah Vogl with Crystal Palace “Creme” ….she used Dark Horse Yarns “Baby Worsted” Linda Graham knitted this fantastic reversible baby blanket —- using a shadow box pattern …and more Quilts of Valor pillowcases by Kathy! Gorgeous, Carol! Another of Carol Hirshman’s own design using Grignasco top print Alpaca…a jacket knit in strips! wow! Carol Hirshman used the sweater wizard to design her own top-down sweater using Karabella’s Aurora 8 Print! Carol Hirshman knitted “The Birch Shawl” pattern by Sharon Miller, using Kid Silk Haze Super cute scissor holder & hair tie make by Aleta Dailey! Fabulous “Miette Sweater” knitted by Diane Prager with Rowan’s Cashcotton DK! These pillowcases were made for Quilts of Valor by Kathy Rupert Crystal Zagnoli found a great orange, grey & flame fabric to complete her Harley Davidson T-Shirt Quilt ….and here’s the reverside side! Cool reversible apron (pattern by Mary Mulari) made by Anna Tyler for the 2011 Teal Soiree silent auction to benefit ovarian cancer Jackie Barnes knitted the Elysium Sweater with Jo Sharp DK 8-Ply wool. The pattern uses short row – but easy! …she used GGH Samoa in Navy & Green – and adorable frog buttons! Julie Hunter knittd this toddler cardigan & hat – pattern from Monkey Suits, “Checkered Past”…… This “In the Hoop” gift card holder was made by Pearl Reuter….. Back side of the coffee/gift card holder made by Pearl Reuter These neck coolers were made by Pearl Reuter! Rae Misek’s “Henry the VIII” hat crocheted with Noro Blossom & Gray Alpaca for the brim. Rae says “It took years to get the right brim size for a 16th century English Cap – the journey was fun!” …the back is beautiful too! Stack & Whack by Barb Brown! Barb Brown’s version of Smoky Hill Quilt Club’s Mystery Quilt….love the border you added, Barb! This fabulous shawl was knitted by Claire McCabe – with ArtYarns Ultramerino. Ultra beautiful—and oh so soft 🙂 ….from the Cotton Angora Book (Debbie Bliss) Absolutely gorgeous, Robin! Robin Rein’s Debbie Bliss Cotton Angora sweater – the Pattern is “Mary” ….. SUPER CUTE HIPPO by Robin Rein from the “Knitted Wild Animals” Carolyn Clasen models a cool triangle scarf she crocheted using Claudia Hand painted Sport Wt. It’s double crochet – and you start in the center to create a triangle pattern.. Easy, says Carolyn! Here’s Sue Harper showing her very cool “Baja Purse” made with fall fabric! ….the pattern is Citron (free download)….she’s hoping for cold weather soon to wear this incredible piece…wow! Lizzie Poire knitted this half circle scarf with Qiviut blend in navy and olive……. Sandra showing off her fingerless gloves crocheted with Jo Sharp Silkroad Tweed! …and a third fun apron by Theresa! Stylish Apron #2 Stylish apron by Theresa Belle – she made up her own pattern! Terri Randolph’s “White Gold Shawl w/Birds” she used Filatura De Crosa Luxury, with some Elsbeth Lavold silky wool and Berroco Bonsai for for fringe!!! …she used 3 balls of the Gossamer….it’s spectacular! This gorgeous triangle shawl was made by Mary Norden using Karabella Gossamer….. …she knitted two different colors of Lamb’s Pride and then embellished the middle with Dark Horse Yarn’s Beautiful! Beautiful it is! this is “Heather’s Felted Cuffed Tote” created by Carolyn Bassett…… Kristie shows off her new quilt made by Step-Mom, Ruth Erickson! …it’s a light weight, fun scarf to wear as an accessory – not for warmth. Marcia Hall created this “Belle Scarf” using Crystal Palace Deco Ribbon….. Holly knitted this baby hat with Karabella Yarns Extrafine Merino – (From the book “Baby Beanies”). And…she machine washed & dried it – and it came out beautifully!!! The pattern is from “Knitted Lace of Estonia” by Nancy Bush….just gorgeous in Mexican Orange! WOW – Pam McGowan used Louet KidLin (lace weight) to knit this Peacock Tail and Leaf Scarf Very Cool Patriotic Bag made by Vera Carton. Modenna LaBaugh knitted this “Wow Factor” Dog sweater – from “The Elegant Knitter” she used Rio De La Plata in Pink Carnation….We need a photo with the doggie modeling it! Another “Different Lines” shawl by Tamara in a different colorway from Claudia Hand Painted This pattern is “Different Lines” and Tamara Millyard knitted this great shawl with Claudia Hand Painted Sport Weight. Sheri Whala’s finished piece from Carolyn McCormick’s “Forever Friends” class held here @ Wooden Spools! …. and you can tell they were made with love. Beautiful, Martha! ….. gifts for her sister and brother……. Martha Marshall made these “Bareroots” Quilts and Labels….. Three “Love is….” quilts…… Jose Archuleta picked up this whole kit @ Wooden Spools to take on a retreat! It’s fabulous! We LOVE this circular vortex afghan “Antimony Afghan” knit with Debby Bliss Cathay by Ilona Dwoskin! ..all in day’s work, right Vera? Look at all those pockets inside! Cool bag that Vera created also! Quilts made with love by Vera Carton …some lucky babies will soon receive these special quilts made by Vera …and even more baby quilts by Vera! Baby Blankets made by Vera Carton Modenna LaBrugh made this gorgeous hat & scarf with Rio de la Plata 3-Ply wool in pink carnation. Saundra knitted this amazing sweater with Debbie Bliss Cathay for her sister – so beautiful! Amy Pfeiffer knitted this great mobius “Infinity” cowl with Rio de la Plata in blue! Drunkard’s Path – with no curved piecing! Virginia Duvall used a technique from the Singer Quilting Bible (purch’d here) “Just applique a circle to a square, cut in 1/4’s & rearrange!!! This small shoulder bag was crocheted by Rae Misek using Noro Blossom Very nice men’s socks by Roberta Chase. She used Wildfoot Sock Yarn from Brown Sheep Sally and Allen Black knitted this hat and scarf to go to soldiers in Afghanistan. They used Louet Gems Sapphire – a chunky, washable wool. Mona Steerman found just the right fabrics for the border of her Pumpkin Table Runner! Wow! Look at these fantastic entrelac hats knitted by Beth Farr with Cascade Fixation, a stretchy, soft cotton yarn. The pattern in Rowan’s “Bacall” Carol Hirshman’s gorgeous bolero – with knitted in band and shawl collar Sandra Misek crocheted this sassy flapper hat with Rowan’s Summer Tweed so amazing, Louise! Louise Guillaudeu’s amazing coat of many fall colors …. sooo beautiful and a perfect fit! One of the many fantastic fall table runners Louise Guillaudeu created this year It’s lovely in lavender, Teri! Teri Bird Knitted “Coraline” with Rowan’s Baby Alpaca DK Marcia Koester’s finished quilt top from Ann Petersen’s Iced Sawblades Class – WOW! James Hall started this “Flying Around the Pinwheels” quilt 17 YEARS AGO – IN OKINAWA – and found binding fabric to finally finish it!!! …and look at the beautiful way she embellished it! Claudia Imbriani made this terrific “Saturday Market Bag” for a friend! …and a beautiful side two! Tonia Schneider completed a FABULOUS reversible quilt —- here’s side one…. Isn’t this fun? It’s a McCall’s Quick Quilts Dec/Jan pattern Louise Hoeglund found just the right background fabric to finish this “Tiny Tannenbaum” wall hanging Alchemy’s Pagoda is 100% Luxurious Silk…. Taffy Rossie knitted this fabulous top with Alchemy’s Pagoda. The pattern is “Paulina”, from Coco Knits Sweet Baby Cap Taffy Rossie knitted with Filatura di Crosa’s Baby Bon Bon This is the super cute Spud from the book “Spud and Chloe at the Farm” knitted by Robin Rein …Londa used Jo Sharp tweed (love the buttons) Londa Polzin knitted this fabulous Shawl Collared Cowl (pattern by Alana Dakos) ..and yes, Melody crocheted this stocking cap with a flower too (It’s Rio de la Plata) Melody Turner whipped up this Scrap Purse with leftover Rio de la Plata, Debbie Bliss Cathay and Dark Horse Baby Worsted. Nice work (crochet), Melody! Washcloths knitted by Deborah Vogl with Cascade Pima Tencel. Super soft natural yarn that machine washes and dries beautifully! Sally’s hunter’s cap knitted with Rio de la Plata…pre felting! nicely done, Nancy! Nancy Strange picked up one of our chenille panel kits…and voila! Zenith Petersen’s Stitch ‘n Slash from Carol Ann Waugh’s class became a stunning knitting bag. This Beautiful Shadow Box quilt (Mtn Peak Creations Pattern) was made by Beverlyl French as a wedding gift. The pattern is “Olatz” available on Ravelry Deb Vogl’s amazing shawl, knitted with Lana Grossa’s Baby Alpaca So gorgeous, Zenith! Great yarn choices! Remember the Wooden Spools Triangle Shawl we were all knitting? Here’s Zenith Petersen’s version…. Kathleen Shaw (one of our knit/crochet teachers) took Carol Waugh’s Stitch ‘n Slash class – and here’s her 1st piece!!! ..and another cowl with “Air Wool” – this one a lacy pattern. The Mobius seed stitch cowl…..knitted with Lana Grossa Air Wool Deborah Vogl knitted this seed stitch mobius cowl ….. Fabric Bowl creations by Zenith Petersen ! Barb Brown found just the right fabric to finish this quilt top! This beautiful tank was knitted by Monica Norval with Rowan Summer Tweed. Patern on Ravelry. Cecilia Morgan made up these great checkbook covers (pattern: Legacy Checkbook Cover) It’s the famous Barbie that occupies a space at Mary Grace’s window at the post office. Here she’s sportin’ her Pilgrim Outfit! Karen Eberhardt made this WEB OF HOPE Scrap quilt almost entirely from Wooden Spools Scrap Basket !!! Jill Kelley found the pattern for this gift bag on www.allpeoplequilt.com She’s making 40 total – to be filled with treats & given as gifts! pretty cute, huh? Zenith Petersen found just the right fabric to complete this “12 month Embroidered Cats” quilt she started in 1999! A Rae Misek crocheted creation using Trendsetter “Dune”, “Heavenly”, rosy wool, mohair and eyelash yarn. Mona Steerman found just the right red butterfly fabric to complete this cool black/red & cream tablerunner Feather & Fan pattern scarf knitted by Sheila Sanchez with double strand of Louet Gems fingering wt. This lovely shawl was knitted by Deborah Johnson with Louet Gems Fingering Weight Grace Graff’s first project was this crochet hat…she’s off and crocheting now! Jake Dillon’s FIRST PROJECT is this warm headband. Nice Job! Very cool, Brooke! ….what a beautiful table you could set with these! Brooke Durland’s clever Christmas Tree Napkins………. This cozy baby quilt of flannel bunnies, stripes and checks was made for a friend’s grandson by Sheri Whala …Peggy used Filatura di Crosa’s Ananas. It made an elegant gift that knits up super fast! When we saw this gorgeous drop stitch scarf that Peggy Koslosky whipped up, we all did one! Count on Vera Carton to come up with something clever, like this Santa jeans vest Peggy Koslosky used Artyarns Wool Fur to knit this fabulous self-fringing scarf! ….and then had enough fabric left to make another complete quilt of her own design! Mary Olson made this beautiful quilt with flannels that resemble penny rugs from a kit we had…. Carol Hirshman made the pattern “Inca Marl Ruffled Coat” her own by making it a bit shorter and adding the ruffle. Wow. She used Rowan Alpaca DK weight. In this “Drop Stitch Scarf”, Peggy Koslosky used Crystal Palace’s “Malizia” Look at all these great reversible quilts…by Irene Wyscaver of course! Her family members received some pretty special gifts this year! Jeffrey made angels from champagne corks for friends for Christmas! Sally used three skeins of Grignasco’s Cashmere Soft to knit this fabulous scarf for her mother-in-law! Barb Brown is the creator of this super cute “Sew Lovable Teddy Bears” Quilt! another one of Cynthia Griffin’s absolutely amazing creations. This lion’s mane is made of the handprints of children suffering with Aids in an African community. The quilt now resides in that community. Jan Weber used fabric she found at Wooden Spools for this really cool (and bright) mystery quilt she did at a recent retreat! …..Love it – her lucky niece received it as a Christmas gift! How ’bout this awesome sweater knitted by Sandra Fowler? Coolest washcloths ever! From the “Mason Dixon Knits” book – Londa Polzin knitted these with Debbie Bliss Cotton Denim Aran yarn! A customer brought her quilt top, backing and batting in for Sally to quilt – and had it tied up with the selvedge! Love it! That’s using every possible piece of fabric…….. Kathleen Shaw used a moda layer cake to make these fun curtains! …and here’s the other side! Wow – your best yet, Irene! Irene Wyscaver “the queen of quilt-as-you-go” designed this quilt for her husband as a surprise Christmas gift this year. …and Eliane knitted this great little dress for her grandaughter with Dark Horse Yarn’s acrylic Fantasy. It’s the softest acrylic we’ve found! The pattern is from the Twisted Sister Book This gorgeous beret (knitpicks pattern) was knit for her daughter by Eliane Sconyers with Anny Blatt Merino Mimi Voorheis found the pink floral striped fabric for this “Easy Striped Table Runner” with This incredible scarf is knit on the double rake loom by Caryl Dean as well, with Anny Blatt “Angora Super” Caryl Dean knitted this fabulous scarf on a double rake loom and the hat on a round loom with Adrienne Vittadini’s “Natasha” and Lana Grossa “Baby Kid” mohair “Friends” Robin is wearing a beautiful shawl collar cowl knitter for her by Londa. Londa used Brown Sheep’s Handpaint plus Lana Grossa kid mohair. Sharon Edwards’ own pattern – using Claudia Handpaint Kid Mohair with some stash DK weight. LOVE IT! Modenna LaBaugh used Louet Gems fingering weight to knit these cool 1/2 finger gloves/mitten! The graduates of “Knitting Socks: Step by Step” taught by Audrey Cheadle, show off their work!! Well Done! These are Circular Knitting Needle Cases made by Brooke Durland! Lisa Brown made this drawstring sling bag for her knitting. It’s an Amy Butler pattern. NICE!