Monday, May 14, 2018

May 2018 Meeting Reminder

Our May meeting will take place on Tuesday May 15th at 7pm!!

Doors open at 6:30 if you would like to come early for some pre-meeting sew-cializing!

Programming: For our programming this month we'll be playing a game! There will be prizes :)

Zipper Pouch Swap: We will be postponing the interviews of our zipper pouch swap partners until the June meeting so everyone has a chance to signup.

Spring WIP Challenge: Your items must be completed by our June meeting and if they are you'll be entered to win! Carolanne will be marking items complete this month so be sure to mention if a show and tell item is a WIP.

Shop Hops: We are looking for shop hop leaders for June-September. Please see Alison if you are interested. For every shop that you visit with the guild you will receive a stamp/sticker in your Shop Hop passport that enters you for a fabric store gift card in September! The more shops you hop to, the more chances to win. 

Giveaways and Raffles: Our giveaway item this month is a surprise!! We'll give you one hint though, everyone will like this giveaway!

* Raffle #1: A Hawthorne Threads Bundle! The bundle includes a $25 gift certificate, a bundle of their in-house printed fabrics AND a Hawthorne Hues color card.

* Raffle #2: Get ready for the zipper pouch swap with the zipper pouch pattern with interfacing and a cake mix pad

We'll see you Tuesday at the First Baptist Church!

Sunday, May 13, 2018

April 2018 Show and Tell

Carolanne -- got her Gypsy Wife fabric and loves it a lot!  Also made very nice tote, and did hand binding for the first time.  Also took hand quilting class with Anne Marie Horner over prior weekend.  Group advised that she should get a thimble!

Julie showed her very first project!  Gorgeous!

Lesley completed the Heather Jones Yield pattern.  Used Angela Waters quilting patterns on the borders with straight-line quilting in the square. 

Alexsandra showed carriers, an apron for her mother, something for her granddaughter, and last, not least the flowery shoe bag above!  Busy lady!

Chelsea had a tell regarding Patchwork City blocks -- has 33 squares done!

 Sarah, did not piece it but did all of the quilting that shows on the back and bound it, using a sheet as backing.
 Ophelia presented quilt from Quilter's Planner and fabric from sale room at Quilted Threads ($3.00)!

 Also Sassafras Lane pattern, Lantern Lane.  Been working in it for a long time, and used straight-line quilting.

 Third, Posies pattern and with plans to do more on it.  Beautiful.
 Pat finished a project at the last retreat.  Very pretty.

Susie showed this yellow charm squares, with minky on the back.  Lovely.

 Susie's second is giraffe's.  Lots of oohs and ahhs!  By So Fresh.  Very cute.

Marie showed a quilt swap item going to someone in the UK, "Fall in New England" with beads.

Brianna, showed a quilt with large squares, which your photographer failed to capture.