Thursday, 22 February 2018

February Meeting Highlights

We had a pretty healthy crowd out for a chilly February night ... lots of show and tell! 
We are busy making plans for spring and fall - namely, our spring retreat and fall quilt show. This is the first year we are holding our show in the fall. We felt too much of a time crunch with our spring show as we have more and more guild members spending winters away ....(tanning, golfing, quilting, relaxing .. your know, just acting like regular teenage bums!) Our hope is to involve as many members as possible. I think we may see some new elements to the quilts we show as it falls before Christmas. Plans are underway to get our advertising together and constructing tickets for our big quilt draw. The show is a lot of hard work, a lot of fun and accomplishment and a great money maker for our guild. 

Valerie never disappoints us .. always with unique, neat pieces. These snowman placemats are supersweet.

 Iris made a charming Star Wars quilt for her grandson. She has had a busy season making quilts for a number of family members.

I'm quite tickled with my jelly roll rug I made from stash fabrics.

And a Bonnie & Camille deconstructed log cabin which was part of an Instagram swap. (It looks like I have 4 hands here but it's Audrey hiding out while helping to model the quilt)

Evelyn has a sweet smile for this sweet throw she 'threw' together at our recent UFO.

Some child at Ronald McDonald House is going to flip when they receive Val's fun Dr. Seuss quilt.

This is not a podium picture from the Winter Olympics .... These 3 amigos are showing off their Canada Day placemats. Eileen gave us a paper piecing lesson a couple of months ago. We are planning on donating these sweet mats to our local Meals on Wheels program. Moira, Audrey and Iris are ahead of the game. They look great. 

 Audrey has been busy making baby quilts. I would love to take a peak at her stash!

Poor Eileen ... I don't let her go until I get a big toothy smile. She models her sweet  retreat bag and reversible table toppers.

 Audrey caught with a beautiful smile.

Here's Judy peeking over her modern skulls piece. This will be donated to one of our charities this year.

And with that, February came and went! Can't wait to get sewing for spring. 
See you in March!


No comments: