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70th Anniversary Banner



This page documents the work that the "Quilting Ladies" did to make a special banner for the church's seventieth anniversary, June, 2015.


February 10, 2015 - Basic concept discussion


Initial design closeup


After some refinement


Roman numerals will go near the bottom


Here is how we are going to cut the pieces














Teacher Mimi: "OK everyone, we have a learning moment"


Sewing a square


Measure twice . . .


Trim once


Flip to see the finished square


Add the piece to the stack


Vivian sewing


Anna sewing


Sandy sewing


Gail sewing...


Kay sewing...


Candice sewing...


Anne cutting



Factory workers on a break


Frances sewing on a corner...


...and here it is


Sandy cutting



Pieces are accumulating





Checking things








Sewing


Ironing








When sewn together this is how it will look


Smiles from the workers! Paper backing to be removed, quilting remains.


A paper-pulling party to remove the paper backing


Melinda 'Mimi' Tilley doing the final quilting


(Click for high-res image)


As it now appears in the rear of the sanctuary.
Other banners may be placed below this one.


FIN ! - The 70th Anniversary Banner






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