June 14 is Flag Day:
Fat Quarter: American Flags
REMINDER: Appalachian Lifestyle Celebration-Saturday, June 11
6:30 PM 3rd Thursday,
JUNE 16, 2016
First Methodist Church
566 S. Haywood Street
Board meeting at 5:30 PM
Wednesday June 8, 2016
10am-2PM at Pavilion Call Elsie Orrell for questions 926-9177
Thurs: Oct. 13; 12:00 noon – 4:00 p.m
Fri & Sat Oct. 14 & 15: 10a.m.- 4:00 p.m.
First Baptist Church, Maggie Valley
QULT SHOW 2016 NEWS
Happy New Year quilters! I hope everyone is sewing new quilts with new ideas. We had a great show last year and will do so again this year. Since we have had to make a change it will be a new set up, but we are all up to the task. The quilt show will be on the THIRD WEEKEND OF OCTOBER!!! It will be held at FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF MAGGIE VALLEY. The room is large and most things will be in one building.
Wed. night – 8:30-10:30 p.m. – Quilt Racks will be delivered as room is occupied until 9:00.
Thurs morning – set up – 7:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Thurs. Quilt take in 8:00a.m – 10:00 a.m.
Thurs. 12:00 noon – show opens to public
Please support the following chairs:
- Greeters – Sheryl Lentini
- Bake sale- Jan Hartmann
- Craft room- Bernice Spitzer
- Vendors – Jan Hartmann
- Set up- Fred Ross
- Take down- Terry Hartmann
- Tickets- at the quilt show- Kay Ross & Connie Wulkowicz
- Quilts for heroes – Donna Sharpe
- Quilt take in/out – Linda Hammer/Karen Kosec
Quilt entries will be due by the September meeting. You can send the entries which will be on the website only or to Jan Hartmann at:
66 Duncan Rd.
Waynesville , NC 28785
or bring them to the September meeting
Any questions can always be answered by calling Jan – 828-926-5318 or Cell-727-364-8995
I’m looking forward to seeing all the beautiful 2016 quilts!!!
Quilt Show Chairperson
SELL YOUR QUILTS ON GUILD WEBSITE
Contact Connie Nicholson, email@example.com
Fabric Clothesline Bowl Workshop – May 20
Judy Heyward taught us to make clothesline bowls. Everyone had a good time and there were many different sizes and shapes. Only two of us had problems…presser foots that would not allow the clothesline to pass under. You may see some of the creations at the June 16 meeting.
June 16 meeting – Scrappy Quilts – Jane Cole
Small Scrap bag Treasures – June 17 – Jane Cole
Bring the usual sewing supplies: machine; rotary cutter and ruler; any and all scraps you are willing to bring (any size or shape); a larger piece of fabic (yard); opt. a piece of low loft cotton battinga sense of humor and adventure. Questions call Jane Cole 456-8885 or firstname.lastname@example.org
July 21/22 – Judy Simmons
8/18 pot luck dinner
9/15 challenge quilts – Jeanne Theodore
10/20 civil war quilts – Kay Ross/Connie Wulkowicz
To sign up for any workshop, contact email@example.com
FUN STUFF FROM GAIL:
Mystery table runner or table topper (or try just 1 square)
- Select 2 contrasting fabrics. Fabric 1 should be a light color…solid or tone on tone. Fabric 2 should be medium or dark. It should be a small print (non directional)
- From each fabric cut out 4 9¬Ω” squares.
- RST sew the 2 contrasting squares together around the outside edges using a ¬º” seam.
- Draw lines from corner to corner diagonally. Cut on each line to get 4 ¬Ω square triangles.
- Arrange in a pinwheel and sew together to make a 12″ square block.
More is here:
- Cut your 12″ square into thirds both horizontally and vertically (4″ pieces)
- Leave the center there and pull the other pieces away (about an inch). Arrange the outside pieces (try darkest pieces toward center). Sew together.
GUILD BOARD MEMBERS:
President – Sheryl Lentini 734-8306
Vice Pres – Linda Hammar 648-9234
Sect’y -Gretchen Tope 627-2040
Treas. – Alyson Nelson 400-0587
At Large – Linda Carver 926-8582
At Large – Terri DeLano 630-677-6701
At Large -Susan Balantine 456-3101
Challenge Quilt Chair Jeannie Theodore 245-9455
Community Day Chairs Donna Sharpe 734-3444 and Elsie Orrell 926-9177
Donation Quilt Chair Your name could be here!
Library Chair Andrea Tilmont 926-9936
Membership Chair Janeen Conway 926-6211 (home) 269-405-6135 (cell)
Newsletter Chair Kathy Kelsey 926-3169
Program Chair 2016 Gail Holt 456-4477
Program Chair 2017 Denise Seay 803-528-3786
Publicity Chair Connie Nicholson 246-0557
Quilts For Heroes Donna Sharpe 734-3444
Quilt Show Chair Jan Hartmann 926-5318 (summer)
Sunshine Chair Betty McMillan 550-7814 (summer) 904-743-0503 (cell)
Vendor ChairJan Hartman 926-5318
FINANCIAL – SELL QUILT SHOW TICKETS
In addition to selling tickets at the downtown Waynesville Heritage Festival, we have another selling opportunity.
Volunteers needed to sell donation quilt tickets at the July Arts and Crafts Festival at Maggie Valley Festival grounds July9 & 10 in two hour (or more) shifts from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Denise Seay is in charge of sign up. See her at the June meeting or call her (803) 528-3786
At the May meeting 25 members were present. Tickets for the raffle quilt were picked up by 26 persons. A total of 27 members have not picked up their raffle tickets. If you wish to get them before the next meeting, contact Jeneen Conway (firstname.lastname@example.org) to arrange for a pick up.
CARING AND SHARING:
REMINDER: Betty McMillan is our Sunshine chair. If you know of an illness or death in our membership, please let her know: email@example.com or 904-743-0503 (winter) or 550-7814 (summer).
Please remember in your thoughts prayers Alyson Nelson, Sheryl Lentini, Susanne Heriot, and Dorothy Folkers and any other members who need to be lifted up.
Also remember former member Sonia Folsom who lost her husband, Douglas, earlier in May.
Quilts for Heroes –
If you finish any quilts and want to get rid of them please let Andrea know. Elsie and Andrea will be in charge in Donna’s absence.
…If you have news or something for sale…..
Please email Kathy at firstname.lastname@example.org 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 it. Thank you.
Corrections to Membership List Booklet:
Email Correction for Becky D. Peters: email@example.com
3168 Soco Road
Maggie Valley, NC 28751 (NO MAIL HERE)
winter: 1220 Glenwood Rd
Deland, FL 32720
274 Calhoun Road, Waynesville, NC 28786,
1550 Inman Branch Rd.
Waynesville, NC 28786,954-415-6905 (cell),firstname.lastname@example.org,winter: 2571 SE 13th St.,Pompano Beach, FL 33062
Linda Brown corrected email address: email@example.com
65 Grandview Circle
Waynesville, NC 28786
Please check your list and add these ladies if you need to.
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