Saturday, October 7, 2023

October 2023 Raffle!

October Raffle!

 Raffle is now closed, you may still buy tickets at the meeting!

Meeting is Thursday October 12, 2023 at the First Church in Nashua NH.
Doors open at 6:30 for fellowship, 7:00 meeting begins!

  1. Slimline 3 Table Lamp (back by popular demand!)
    1. By Daylight Co.
    2. LED 6,000K daylight
    3. 4 brightness levels
  2. Rifle Paper Company Holiday Classics Fat Quarters
    1. Both Collection I & II together
    2. 47 Fat Quarters of beautifully themed fabric designs

September Notes


September Notes:

  • Quilt Guild position survey:
    • Not volunteering, but showing what is something you are good at/would be OK working on. These are more to gauge people’s preferences throughout the years. Volunteer to be nominated by October, Vote in November; announce in December! On boarding in January. Teams
  • Retreat: 
    • Fall retreat: sign ups went well! May be able to add one more! Please email the guild email if you are still interested. 
    • Spring retreat: Still in the works... Margate resort, Saint Methodius (contoocook NH) If YOU would like to help on this committee for spring retreat, please email us!!!
  • Raffle: Door Prize: Beth! Evergreen pattern! 
  • Raffle: Lynn! Stripology Ruler
  • Raffle: Slimline - Donna K!
  • WIP Challenge:
    • today was the deadline to turn in WIP cards. WIP = Work In Progress. Have to declare ahead of time; can not add or change retroactively. No penalty for incomplete WIPs, but if you finish, you are entered into a raffle! 
  • Charity blocks:
    • 2 x KONA colors; Sew day on September 30; 
  • Simone’s Sew in:
    • went great! Beautiful area, 9 sign ups, Thank you Simone!!
  • Charity Report:
    • Delivered 32 quilts to foster children; 22 to Sleep In Heavenly Peace; about 10 ready to donate; at least 64 fro, only IN SEPTEMBER! AMAZING
  • Ruler Roulette! 
    • Flying geese, slotted HST, 

Show and Tell:

Susie: 1. Simone bag 2. Charity Quilt 3. WIP! Hello Spring by Pen&Paper For granddaughter! Started at retreat

Patty: 1. Delivered a WIP 2. Gingham 3. WIP! MQG criss cross chain! Tula backing! 

Lori W: 1. WIP, baby quilt, 2. Dit Dot fabric, 

Laurie M:1. Maggie, 2. Wonky stars from 2017, added in a panel, 3. Free pattern from a friend Quilts for the main Scraps snap, also a scrappy binding! (WIP!) 

Martha: Welcome Martha! 1. Former apparel design teacher; took a class

Barbara: 1. Table runner

Simone: 1. Jay bird pattern lightning, peacock feather quilting design; variegated thread, shows up differently across the quilt.

Lesley: 1. Old finish! 2. Panel from compass point quilts border is a Hoffman batik; 

Shelly: Simone’s class!

Donna: 1. WIP Charity, 2. For JoJo, with a label from her husband, 

Michelle: 1. Postcard from Sweden; made HST 2/time, so she made a second identical quilt!

Robin: 1. WIP, Sew-together bag, 2. WIP, charity built, 3. Fixed up hedgehogs! 

Lisa: 1. 3 yard quilts, for a 96th birthday, only accepts gold! 2. For a friend’s first baby, town square 3 yard!

Ophelia: 1. Sandhill sling, . Sweetwater 3. WIP, Hobbs, rhinos!, 4. Sweetwater, 5. Pixel quilt! Use grid interfacing, BUT you can see the grid ink through the fabric!