Alpine Quilt Group

Posted by administrator on Wednesday, July 29th, 2009

We had our monthly Alpine quilt group meeting last night and our own Jina Barney was asked to be the quest speaker. It was interesting to see and hear about her quilting journey as she presented her 50 plus quilts.  Jina is one of the original members of this Alpine quilt group that was started 20 years ago by a handful of  ladies that wanted to learn the art of quilting. They met frequently at the little red church on main street in Alpine.  We still meet at this church, but now this Alpine quilt group ranges from 50-70 people monthly. Anyone is welcome to attend.  I am amazed at the talent in this small corner of the world.  There are some truly incredible women that make award winning quilts.  We are always treated to a show and tell each month.

 jina polka quilt (300x290)

This is Jina's polka dot quilt every piece of fabric is a polka dot.

jina scout quilt (300x225)

Jina is an expert at applique, here is the quilt she made for her son after he received his Eagle award.

jina house quilt (300x300)

This one is my favorite of the night. 

Jina talked about her quilts, but also spent a little time on the process of manufacturing fabric ....specifically Riley Blake Design fabric. Jina and I work with our artists to get their artwork to production.  She designs all of our free project sheets and has her own line of clothing patterns for children. Jina is always upbeat and creative and we are glad to have her part of Riley Blake Designs.

jina be merry quilt (300x300)

Back at work.  Here is Jina with her latest quilt and our latest fabric.."Be Merry.  Yes!! If you have been waiting for this line you should have your fabric any day because all preorders have been shipped.  Notice my little side kick Eli ...the child with the missing tooth.






  1. I love the eagle scout quilt. Is there any way I can get a pattern of the quilt? I have 5 boys and would love to make it for my boys receiving their eagle. Hi Elisha. The eagle scout quilt was created and designed by Jina Barney and there is not a pattern for it.  
    by Elisha
    January 18th, 2013 at 9:27 p.m.
  2. Is there a pattern for the polka dot quilt? My granddaughter loves it. Is there a way to get a larger picture of it? * Hi Elma, email me at and I will see if I can get that info for you.
    by Elma
    July 15th, 2013 at 9:19 a.m.

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