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 . . .
Flip to see the finished square
Add the piece to the stack
Factory workers on a break
Frances sewing on a corner...
...and here it is
Pieces are accumulating
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