Monday, 25 June 2007

Meeting Notes from June 19th

Once again we had a full day of quilting and visiting. It was raining hard outside, but we were inside the church totally enjoying our day. We continued to work on the log cabin blocks, and below you will see the basket top we completed.

Lori and Kathy continued to entertain us for the demonstration part of the evening. We learned to make postcards and I am sure we haven't heard the last of that. I tried to make a couple, and believe me, they are quit addictive. They kind of fill the gap for some of us who, would like to make cards, but are committed to our quilts. You can dive right into postcard making with a commitment of less then 2o Dollars. Good Fun!
We had our transportation block competition. We received a nice variety of blocks, with Marg F winning the Viewers choice block, and Evelyn B. winning the draw prize. Here is Marg's winning block.
Listed below are a couple of Show and Tell items. With Robin M. making a very nice cat quilt out of our quilt mystery from a couple of years ago. Also Lorie finished quilting her round robin.

We are going to make another Canadian Comfort and Remembrance quilt for the surviving spouse or parents of a member of the Canadian armed forces killed in the peace keeping efforts.Here is a link to the site with the leaf patterns and updated photos of last years quilts. See if you can find our quilt given in memory of MCpl. Timothy Wilson 2006 Afghanistan. We are asking for our members to make more blocks as we must have the quilt completed and ready to send in September to be given for Remembrance day. The patterns for the leaves are on this web site. We will accept any of the three construction methods on this site.

We are also asking for the bottle caps from your water bottles for the next meeting. We will be working on a small project for the CQA in Newfoundland. Please come out and participate, it could be fun.

Wishing you all a Happy Canada Day, and Happy quilting, and on that thought here is a link you might find interesting.

Thursday, 14 June 2007

Meeting Notice June 19th

The June quild meeting will be held on Tuesday June 19th at the United Church from 9Am to 9PM, with the business meeting starting at 7PM.

We are sending out one more plee for transportation blocks. Members are voting on their favorite blocks that evening. You still have time to complete your block before Tuesday. The more blocks we have to make a fund raising quilt for an organization, the nicer the quilt. Look how lovely the Quilt of Hope hanging in Faktor's is with the large variety of blocks. We will have two prizes for blocks that evening, a viewers choice award and a basket draw award. You could be lucky.

We will have the pleasure of learning, and being entertained, by the "Lori and Kathy Show". Below you will see a photo of the quilted postcards for their program.

In the afternoon we are finishing our "Bears Need Homes Too" log cabin quilt, as well as putting together the basket quilt and we might just have time to start on the Canadiana quilt. We can always use some extra hands with pinning, pressing, and yes, seam ripping.

Our raffle quilt is hanging in the Libray for the months of June and July, if you want to drop in to see it or to show it off to visiting family and friends.

See you on Tuesday, and Happy quilting.