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May 2019 Meeting Recap

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Libs Elliott Trunk Show
We had a great meeting, even if it was a bit bright in the auditorium!  We had a fabulous trunk show from homegrown quilter Libs Elliott.

Libs shared the fascinating tale of her journey to quilting, pattern and fabric designing, as well as some interesting insights into her process of developing and using the mathematical algorithm that she used to aid her design process. Libs showed us this great vintage quilt while telling us about growing up with antiques all around her and the beginning of her fascination with quilts. Algorithm generated quilt!  

The result of crowd generated quilt top. A cool hex quilt, a fascinating way of splitting up block shapes and fitting them together.  And a selection of some further quilts made with different designs and some of Libs' different fabric ranges.
Libs took some questions at the end of her talk, and we heard some interesting insights into the more economic aspects of the quilting business.
We had fun at the pop up …