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Fun Night, February 15, 2012
February 1, 2012

New York Beauty Blocks – YOU CAN MAKE SPIKY POINTS!

4 FQs – Batiks are great for this, especially if you have trouble getting things pointed the right way when paper piecing, as batiks allow you to use either side

Preparation needed for meeting:
From each FQ cut:
one strip 2 ½” X 20-22”
one strip 1 ½” X 20-22”

Tools needed:
Sewing Machine
Basic Sewing Supplies – make sure you have regular as well as thread scissors!
paper scissors

Theme for 2012 Quilt Show
June 21, 2011

The Theme for our 2012 Quilt Show is Nature’s Beauty so get your designing fingers to work on theme quilts!


Quilt Show! Set up Friday and Show on Saturday and Sunday
April 29, 2011

The quilts are registered, the judging is finished and the quilts are bundled up, ready to display!

Registration for Quilt Show THIS WEEK!
April 25, 2011

Remember to bring your quilts in to Homespun Treasures on 322 in Carlton, PA (you can shop while there, too!) on Wednesday and Thursday, to register them for the Quilt Show THIS WEEKEND!

Quilt Registration
*Registration will be Wednesday, 4-27-11, from 5-8pm and Thursday, 4-28-11, from 10am –4pm.
*A check box will be on the registration form to indicate any item as professionally quilted or quilted by ‘self’ (for machine and hand quilting)
*Quilt labels must be covered prior to registration.
*Only 2 quilts per numbered category.
*Quilts should arrive in bags with owner’s name on it (owners will take bags home with them).
*Quilts will be registered by number with a description, owner’s name and who will be picking up the quilts, if owner cannot.
*Choose category for judging carefully; it will not be changed.
*All entries must be ‘new’ (should not have been in our previous shows) except for Theme Quilt Exhibit quilts.
*Quilts should be clean and odor-free.

Our 2011 Quilt Show Categories and Entrance Information
March 28, 2011

If you are getting ready to enter quilts in our 2011 Quilt Show, check out our information:  2011 quilt categories PDF

We are getting excited, making ribbons, getting the final details nailed down!


Fun Night March 23
March 22, 2011

Don’t forget to bring supplies to make ribbons for the quilt show! Wanda and Colleen have come up with a great idea, so bring your holiday fabrics, ribbon colored fabrics, and your sewing machine!

Meeting Change!
March 16, 2011

Due to Gail being at AQS in Lancaster, we have changed the meeting date from the 16th to the 23rd.

The 2011 Raffle Quilt!
March 7, 2011

Holiday Happenings Raffle QuiltThe top for our 2011 Raffle Quilt is finished and will be off to the quilter very soon. Tickets are printed, photos are on their way, so find a guild member and get your tickets!

Guild Challenge for 2011 Quilt Show
July 22, 2010

At our birthday dinner we received our challenge for next year’s quilt show…if you haven’t received yours, contact JOY.

Fun Night is coming up! May 19th
May 12, 2010

We will be making Facial Tissue Pockets and supplies needed are:

6” X 24” piece of fabric

6” X 24” piece of fusible interfacing

6” X 24” Ruler (you can use smaller ones if necessary)

Marking pencil or chalk (that you can see on the fusible interfacing)

sewing machine (we can share)

snap set (I will have some bright colored ones…)

image captured from Sewing Mamas

fun night project May 19, 2010