Show and Tell:
Deb showed her Urban Nine patch quilt top and her “Happy Cows” placemats that she is working on. Lael showed her triathlon quilt with red and aqua crosses. Lisa showed a quilted makeup bag and her finished iron caddy. Fern showed her batik Over the Rainbow quilt top, a rag rug made with fabric scraps and a pulpit cloth quilt that will be hung in her church.
Next Sewing Saturdays
Oct 26 – We will be starting the “Fractured Nebula” quilt. The pattern link is on the fb page and on the guild website page. Make sure to bring all your cut foundation pieces and a glue stick.
Nov 9 – Fractured Nebula continued
Nov 23 - open sew
Dec 7 - frantic almost last minute Xmas sewing
Jan 18th- Rainbow slice blocks (charity blocks).
Nov 12 - Guild officer elections (President, VP, secretary and treasurer). You will have to pay your upcoming dues before running for office. If you would like to be an officer, please contact one of the current officers by Nov 4th to be placed on the ballot.
Dec 10- Holiday Party- Bring a $10 gift (wrapped or unwrapped) for Silly Santa Swap and make a small quilted item (in lieu of an ornament).
Jan 14- UAH campus reopens on Jan 11.
A report on the recent Atlanta show was that it was hard to find and the venue it was at was dark and not well lit and had less vendors than before.
Oct 10, 11, 12- Birmingham Quilt Expo We have 6 free tickets. We can carpool and share the cost of gas and the extra tickets for those interested in going. Comments from last year’s attendees were that it was a smallish show with not many quilts but did have some good demos and a fair amount of vendors.
Oct 11-13- Fanfare Quilt Show in Huntsville at the VBC.
Oct 24-26- Blount County Quilt Show at Palisades Park.
April 23-26, 2014- Paducah- book your room now
Library Update – It looks like we will be starting our quilt display in the near future with Christmas/holiday themed quilts. More info to come. If you have a quilt to hang, make sure it has a 4” sleeve on the back.
Charity Quilt Block Update – Please bring more Anita’s Arrowhead blocks (quilts will be assembled in the spring). Our new charity blocks are a modern rainbow block. Please see the website and fb for the uploaded PDF instructions.
Demo - Deb showed “Mary’s Triangle” or Shaded four patch. There is also a link on fb.