October 2015 Newsletter

High Country Quilters

Guild Newsletter

OCTOBER 2015

ATTENTION: MEETING WILL BEGIN AT 6:30 PM

SPECIAL NOTES.

Monthly Meeting

6:30 PM 3rd Thursday, October 15, 2015      6:30 PM

First Methodist Church

566 S. Haywood Street

Waynesville

Board meeting at 6:00 PM

No Fat Quarter Drawing or Show and Tell because of our program and special guests.

October’s meeting guest Linda Halpin. Linda will present a slide show, lecture and trunk show “What Scraps Quilt Have Taught Me”

Class: October 16th

Scrappy Quilts 1-2-3 in the

Flossie White room Maggie Valley

9am – 3:30pm includes 1/2 for lunch-don’t forget to bring your lunch.

PLEASE ARRIVE NO LATER THAN 8:45AM–CLASS WILL START AT 9AM SHARP!

COMMUNITY QUILTS

October 22nd- Flossie White Room

4th Thursday of the month

GUILD BUSINESS

October is when we elect new officers, the slate of incoming officers is:

President.    Sheryl Lentini

Vice President    Linda Hammar

Secretary.          Gretchen Tope

Treasurer.          Alyson Nelson

UPCOMING PROGRAMS

Oct. 15, 2015:

Quilt Show Viewer’s Choice Winner; 2016 officers elections; and guest speaker, Linda Halpin, “What Scrap Quilts Have Taught Me” and her trunk show.

Oct. 16, 2015:

Linda Halpin class: Quilting 1-2-3. Three scrap quilts in one workshop 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Flossie White Room, Maggie Valley Nov. 19, 2015:

TBA Fall Spectacle

Dec. 17, 2015:

See “Save the Date” below

October Guild Meeting – Special Guest – Linda Halpin

Linda Halpin will be our guest speaker at our October 15th monthly guild meeting. Her lecture is “What Scrap Quilts Have Taught Me” and she will present a trunk show.

Linda will have a workshop on Friday, October 16th in the Flossie White Room. The class is Quilting 1-2-3 Three Scrap Quilts in One Workshop and the cost is

$15.00 (payable to the guild) and $5.00 for class handout (payable to Linda at class). Sign-up sheet will be available at the September meeting and class fee guarantees you a spot. Class supply list will be available at the September meeting.

Check out Linda’s website: lindahalpin.com

Thank You!!

A big thank you to Connie Nicholson, our new Publicity Chair, for making the clip art of our quilt logo for the newsletter and our new website:

www.highcountryquilters.wordpress.com

Connie also created the website and we thank her for that also!

Save the Date

High Country Quilters Guild December Holiday Social December 17, 2015       1:00pm

Maggie’s Galley, Waynesville,%NC

Plan to join in for the final guild event of 2015. We’ll meet for lunch, guild members only. We will have the same room for our party as before, but lots more elbow room with guild members only invited. Watch for more details in November newsletter.

members corner… If you have news or something for sale…..

Please email Kathy at highcountry quilt@att.net if you have items for this area. Please send all articles by the 5th of the month. We hope to have the newsletter out by the 6th or 7th so watch for

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