Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Crystal Quilters Calendar - August 2016

Friday, August 5 -  1:00 pm Quilt Show meeting, Buckley Fire Station,  611 S. Division St., Buckley.  Also, there will be the Round Robin exchange for those participating.

Wednesday, August 10 - President's Outing to Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave., Tacoma to see the exhibit Cutting Edge: Art Quilts of Washington.  Meet in Buckley at Roses's at 8:50 am with departure at 9:00 am.  Those in Puyallup meet at the Fred Meyer parking lot (on the east side), departing as soon as the Enumclaw contingent arrives.  12:30 Lunch will be at Savor Tacoma Creperie, across the street from the museum at 1916 Pacific Ave.  From there, we'll go to Trains Quilt Shop, 1315 S. 23rd St. (253-779-0219)  Please R.S.V.P. to Donna by phone or email.

Thursday, August 11 - 12:00 noon. Quilt Show Meeting.

Friday, August 19 - Quilt Entry Deadline!

Friday, August 19 - 1 - 4 pm.  Crystal Quilters Workshop at the Buckley Fire Station, 611 S. Division St., Buckley.  This workshop will be to finish your quilts and to continue to make items to sell at the Quilt Show's Country Store.

Thursday, August 25 - 12:00 noon - Quilt Show Meeting, Buckley Library, 123 S. River Ave, Buckley.

Friday, August 26 - Time TBDQuilt Show Layout Meeting, Buckley Library, 123 S. River Ave., Buckley.

Wednesday, September 7 - 12:00 noon - Quilt Show Meeting at Nancy's home.

Friday, Sept. 9 11:30 am . Lunch will be at Mariachi Alegre, 29401 Hwy. 410, Buckley.
1:00 - 4:00 pm.  General Guild Meeting at the Buckley Fire Station, 611 S. Division St., Buckley.

Thursday, September 15 - 2:00 pm - Quilt Collection/Quilt show meeting, Cedar Church, 192 Cedar St, Buckley, WA 98321 

Friday, September 16 - 1:00 - 4:00 pm - Crystal Quilters Workshop, Buckley Fire Station, 611 S. Division St., Buckley.

Sept 30 - Oct. 1 - "Sharing Our Stitches" Crystal Quilters' Annual Quilt Show.  At the Enumclaw Expo Center.

* Upcoming Quilt Shows and Events *

Thursday - Sunday - August 11-14 - Pierce County Fair.  For more information on quilt entries, see their  open class entry booklet here.  For more info on the fair in general, see their website here.

Friday, August 12, 2016 - 6:00 pm.  Jane Dunnewold Lecture on Creative Strength Training: Striving for Artistic Excellence.  Book sales and signing.  Bainbridge Island Museum of Art Auditorium.  Tickets are $15.  
For more information, see Jane's website here and the Bainbridge Island MQG website here.

Saturday, August 13 - 9:00 am—3:30 pm.  Workshop with Jane Dunnewold on Exploring Creative Strength Training.  Bainbridge Island Museum of Art Classrooms.  30 minute lunch.  Fee: $125 (plus service fee).
Tickets available through www.brownpapertickets.com
Sponsored by Bainbridge Island Modern Quilt Guild and Bainbridge Artisan Resource Network Fiber Arts Group.
For more information, see Jane's website here and the Bainbridge Island MQG website here.

Saturday & Sunday, August 20th - August 21st - 9 am - 4 pm - Conconully Outdoor Quilt and Craft Show, Main St, Conconully, WA.  
For more information, see the website

Sept. 10 - Fourth Annual Bainbridge Quilt Festival.  9 am to 5 pm.  Downtown Bainbridge.  For more info, see the website.

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Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Crystal Quilters Calendar - July 2016

Thursday, July 7 - 11:00 am.  Quilt Show Committee meeting at the Buckley Library, 123 S. River Ave, Buckley. 


Friday, July 8 - 11:00 am - 3 pm. Annual Crystal Quilters' Potluck Picnic, General Guild Meeting and Challenge Quilt Reveal.  This event will be held at the Buckley Fire Station, 611 S. Division St., Buckley, due to a forecast of rain.  Please bring your pot luck dish with a serving utensil and your challenge quilt, as well as your Show & Tell (or Help) and your Traveling Robin boxes to exchange.

Friday, July 15 - 1:00 - 4:00 pm,  Crystal Quilters Workshop at the Buckley Fire Station, 611 S. Division St., Buckley.  This workshop will be to finish your quilts and to continue to make items to sell at the Quilt Show's Country Store.

Friday, August 19 - 1 - 4 pm.  Crystal Quilters Workshop at the Buckley Fire Station, 611 S. Division St., Buckley.  This workshop will be to finish your quilts and to continue to make items to sell at the Quilt Show's country store.

Friday, Sept. 9 - 11:30 am . Lunch will be at Mariachi Alegre, 29401 Hwy. 410, Buckley.
1:00 - 4:00 pm.  General Guild Meeting at the Buckley Fire Station, 611 S. Division St., Buckley.

Sept 30 - Oct. 1 - "Sharing Our Stitches" Crystal Quilters' Annual Quilt Show.  At the Enumclaw Expo Center.

Upcoming Quilt Shows and Events *

Wed. July 6 - 6:30 pm. PVQ meeting with Susan Brubaker Knapp (the hostess of Quilting Arts TV show) as the speaker.  As non-members, it will cost $10 to attend this meeting.  If going, please meet at Rose's Grocery parking lot in Buckley to carpool.  Meet and be ready to leave at 5:30 pm.

April 16 - August 21 - "Cutting Edge" - Art Quilts of Washington exhibit at the Washington State History Museum,  1911 Pacific Ave., Tacoma.  $12 per adult.  Free admission on the 3rd Thursday of each month: June 16, July 21 and August 18.  For more info, see the website.


June 21 - Sept. 6 - Row By Row Experience
For more info, see the website.

July 1 - Bainbridge Island Modern Quilt Guild Challenge Show Opening, Bainbridge Performing Arts, 200 Madison Ave N.  Quilts will be displayed all July.
For more info, see the website.

Thursday - Sunday - July 14 - 17 - King County Fair.  For information on the Open Class entries (quilts), see the website here.  For info on the fair in general, see the website here.

July 15 - July 17 - "Pathways Thru The Stars" Sunbonnet Sue Quilt Show.  Sequim Middle School, 301 W. Hendrickson Rd., Sequim.
For more info, see the website.

July 22 - July 24 - "The Coming of Age" Quilt Show by The Covington Quilters.  Cedar Heights Middle School, 19640 SE 272nd St, Covington.  Hours 10 - 5 Friday & Sat., 10 - 4 Sunday.
For more info, see the website

Thursday - Sunday - August 11-14 - Pierce County Fair.  For more information on quilt entries, see their  open class entry booklet here.  For more info on the fair in general, see their website here.

Friday, August 12, 20166:00 pm.  Jane Dunnewold Lecture on Creative Strength Training: Striving for Artistic Excellence.  Book sales and signing.  Bainbridge Island Museum of Art Auditorium.  Tickets are $15.  
For more information, see Jane's website here and the Bainbridge Island MQG website here.

Saturday, August 139:00 am—3:30 pm.  Workshop with Jane Dunnewold on Exploring Creative Strength Training.  Bainbridge Island Museum of Art Classrooms.  30 minute lunch.  Fee: $125 (plus service fee).
Tickets available through www.brownpapertickets.com
Sponsored by Bainbridge Island Modern Quilt Guild and Bainbridge Artisan Resource Network Fiber Arts Group.
For more information, see Jane's website here and the Bainbridge Island MQG website here.

Sept. 10 - Fourth Annual Bainbridge Quilt Festival.  9 am to 5 pm.  Downtown Bainbridge.  For more info, see the website.

Monday, May 30, 2016

Crystal Quilters Calendar - June 2016

Friday, June 3 - 11:30 am - Lunch will be at Bangkok Thai, 1240 Griffin Ave., Enumclaw.
1:00 to 4:00 pm - General Guild Meeting at the Buckley Fire Station, 611 S. Division St., Buckley.  Please bring any donations you might have for the raffle baskets for the Quilt Show.

Wed. June 8 - 12 noon.  Quilt Show Committee meeting at the Buckley Library, 123 S. River Ave, Buckley.

Wed. June 8 - Country Store meeting at Ingrid's.  See the newsletter for the address.

Friday, June 17 - 1:00 - 4 pm Crystal Quilters Workshop at the Buckley Fire Station, 611 S. Division St., Buckley.  This month's workshop will be making things for the Country Store: bowl pot holders, pin cushions, block keepers, pot holders or ?????  Bring your sewing kit, best ideas and enthusiasm! 

Wed., June 22 - 12 noon Quilt Show Committee meeting at the Buckley Library, 123 S. River Ave, Buckley.

Friday, July 8 - Annual Crystal Quilters' Potluck Picnic and Challenge Quilt Reveal.  This event will be held at the home of Clarine.  More info To Be Announced.

Sept 30 - Oct. 1 - "Sharing Our Stitches" Crystal Quilters' Annual Quilt Show.  At the Enumclaw Expo Center.



Announcement:
As of April 1, 2016 
BAYSIDE QUILTS in Olympia
has closed their store
for retirement.

Upcoming Quilt Shows and Events *

Cow Lick Quilts will be hosting a new Embroidery/Handwork Club.  May 31, June 28 and July 26.   11:00 to 4:00 pm.  This is an open group, all are welcome. (no charge)  Bring your own project or start a new one.  Evangeline has many to choose from.  If you have any questions, call the shop @ 360-825-5433 or see the website.

April 16 - August 21 - "Cutting Edge" - Art Quilts of Washington exhibit at the Washington State History Museum,  1911 Pacific Ave., Tacoma.  $12 per adult.  Free admission on the 3rd Thursday of each month: June 16, July 21 and August 18.
For more info, see the website.

June 3 - 5 - "Blast of Baskets" Quilt Show by the Woolley Fiber Quilters.  The same weekend as the Blast From the Past festival.  Hours: 10 to 5 on Friday and Saturday, 10 to 4 on Sunday.  At the former Skagit River Restaurant in Sedro-Woolley, WA on Highway 20 next to Three Rivers Inn, 210 Ball St. in Sedro-Woolley.
For more info, see the website.

June 22 - 26 - Western Washington Quilt Shop Hop.  In support of the American Heart Association and the 'Go Red for Women' campaign, the shop hop and the individual shops will be donating a percentage of the proceeds for each sold yard of fabric to 'Go Red for Women'.
For more info, see the website.

June 21 - Sept. 6 - Row By Row Experience
For more info, see the website.

July 1 - Bainbridge Island Modern Quilt Guild Challenge Show Opening, Bainbridge Performing Arts, 200 Madison Ave N.  Quilts will be displayed all July.
For more info, see the website.

July 15 - July 17 - "Pathways Thru The Stars" Sunbonnet Sue Quilt Show.  Sequim Middle School, 301 W. Hendrickson Rd., Sequim.
For more info, see the website.

July 22 - July 24 - "The Coming of Age" Quilt Show by The Covington Quilters.  Cedar Heights Middle School, 19640 SE 272nd St, Covington.  Hours 10 - 5 Friday & Sat., 10 - 4 Sunday.
For more info, see the website

Sept. 10 - Fourth Annual Bainbridge Quilt Festival.  9 am to 5 pm.  Downtown Bainbridge.  
For more info, see the website.

Sunday, April 24, 2016

Crystal Quilters Calendar - May 2016

Friday, May 6 - Lunch and the General Guild meeting are CANCELLED for this month, due to health issues.

Note: New Day and Time!  Thursday, May 12 - 1:00 pm - Quilt Show Committee meeting at Buckley Library, 123 S. River Ave, Buckley.

Wednesday, May 11 - Barn "Quilt Block" painting at Cow Lick Quilts.  Please register ahead of time.

Friday, May 13 - 10:00 am - Tour of The Warm Company in Elma, WA.  Meet at Sears parking lot in Enumclaw @ 7:30 am, leave at 7:40, or if you live in Buckley or beyond, meet in the Target parking lot in Bonney Lake @ 7:45 am and leave by 8:00 am.  The Warm Company makes 'Warm and Natural' and other battings as well as Insul-Bright and Steam-a-Seam 2.  See their website here.

Saturday, May 14th - Barn "Quilt Block" painting at Cow Lick Quilts.  Please register ahead of time.

Friday, May 20 - 1:00 pm - Guild Workshop 
at Buckley Fire Station, 611 S. Division St., Buckley.  The workshop will be on border ideas for quilt tops.  Bring your quilt top for suggestions!  

Note: New Day and Time!  Thursday, May 26 - 1:00 pm - Quilt Show Committee meeting at Buckley Library, 123 S. River Ave, Buckley.

Friday, July 8 - Guild Potluck Picnic and Challenge Quilt Reveal, our location will be at Clarine's house,  Further details to follow.

Upcoming Quilt Shows and Events *

Wednesday, May 4 10 am - 4 pm.  Block Printing on Fabric Class at Arts Alive! Gallery, 1429 Cole Street, Enumclaw.  360-802-6787 or see the website.

May 5 - 8 - Puyallup Valley Quilters Quilt Retreat, Cascade Camp and Conference Center in Yelm, WA.  This event is open to Crystal Quilters members; there are a few more spots available.

More events and more information coming soon!

Monday, March 28, 2016

Crystal Quilters Calendar - April 2016

Friday, April 1 - 11:30 am - Lunch will be at Frankie's Pizza, 117 Roosevelt Ave., Enumclaw.
1:00 to 4:00 pm - General Guild Meeting at Buckley Fire Station, 611 S. Division St., Buckley.  Scott Grey from the Enumclaw Expo Fairgounds will be joining us for a discussion. 

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In April we will be having *two events* for our Monthly Workshop:
* Friday April 15 - 9:30 am to 4:00 pm.  Maggie Ball "Kaleidoscope Puzzle" class at the Buckley Fire Station, 611 S. Division St., Buckley. $40.00 for the class + $5.00 for a pattern.  See Maggie's website here.  See the supply list here.  No board meeting at this time.

There will be a break from 12:15 to 12:30 for all participants to exchange Traveling Robin quilt boxes in the foyer.

* Friday, April 15 - 1:00 pm to 4 pm - Guild Workshop at Cow Lick Quilts38125 303rd Ave SE, Enumclaw WA 98022, 360-825-5433.  See the website for a map and more information.  Be sure to call the shop and register for this event, as there is limited space for sewing machines.
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Wed. April 27 - 12:00 pm - Quilt Show Committee meeting, Buckley Library, 123 S. River Ave, Buckley.

Friday, May 6 - 11:30 am. Lunch will be at Mariachi Alegre, 29401 Hwy. 410, Buckley.
1:00 pm - General Guild Meeting at Buckley Fire Station, 611 S. Division St., Buckley.

Wednesday, May 11 - 12:00 noon - Quilt Show Committee meeting at Buckley Library, 123 S. River Ave, Buckley.

Wednesday, May 11 and Saturday, May 14th - Barn "Quilt Block" painting at Cow Lick Quilts.  Please register ahead of time.

Friday, May 14 - 10:00 am Tour of The Warm Company in Elma, WA.  Meet at Sears parking lot in Enumclaw @ 7:30 am, leave at 7:40, or if you live in Buckley or beyond, meet in the Target parking lot in Bonney Lake @ 7:45 am and leave by 8:00 am.  The Warm Company makes 'Warm and Natural' and other battings as well as Insul-Bright and Steam-a-Seam 2.  See their website here.

Wednesday, May 25 - 12:00 noonQuilt Show Committee meeting at Buckley Library, 123 S. River Ave, Buckley.

Friday, July 8 - Guild Potluck Picnic and Challenge Quilt Reveal, our location will be at Clarine's house,  Further details to follow.

Upcoming Quilt Shows and Events *

March 31-Apr 2 Ricky Tims' Super Quilt Seminar, Portland, Or – Red Lion Hotel on the River. 
For more info, see the website.

April 1-2 - "Quilting for All Seasons" Tri-City Quilters' Guild 33rd Annual Quilt Show, Three Rivers Convention Center, 7016 W Grandridge Blvd, Kennewick, WA.  The member challenge this year will be either a cow or moose quilt using Mary Lou Weidman's patterns, with an emphasis on funny and/or "punny". 
For more info, see the website.

Wednesday, April 6 -10 am - 4 pm.  Block Printing on Fabric Class at Arts Alive! Gallery, 1429 Cole Street, Enumclaw.  360-802-6787 or see the website.

April 7-9 - "Circle of Life" Clark County Quilters Annual Quilt Show. Clark County Event Center at the Fairgrounds, 17402 NE Delfel Rd, Ridgefield, WA 98642. (Exit 9 off I-5)  Hours 10 - 5 daily.  $7 admission.  
For more info, see the website.

April 1 - 30 - Anacortes Quilt Walk coincides with the very popular Skagit Valley Tulip Festival. Downtown Anacortes. Quilt Walk maps will be available at participating businesses and the Anacortes Visitor Center at 9th Street and Commercial Avenue during regular business hours.  For more info, see the website.

April 15-16 - Fidalgo Island Quilters Quilt Show, Swinomish Casino and Lodge, 12885 Casino Dr,, Anacortes, WA. For more information, see the website.

April 15 - 17 - Fabric of the Forest Quilt Show and classes, Forks High School Auxiliary Gym (on Spartan Avenue across from the new Peninsula College), Forks, WA.
For more info, see the website.

April 22 - 23 - Central Washington Quilt Show by Quilters in the Valley Quilt Guild, Kittitas County Event Center, 901 E 7th, Ellensburg, 98926.
For more info, email: kquiltsinthevalley@yahoo.com or Phone: Linda Brenden, (509) 925-4842

April 23 - 24 - 36th Annual Bee-utiful Quilt Show presented by theBusy Bee Quilter's of Snohomish,  Evergreen State Fairgrounds Commercial Bldg #400, 14405 179th Ave. SE, Monroe, 98272 
Hours: Sat 10-5, Sun 10-5       Admission: Free 
For more info, see the website.

April 29 - 30 - 24th Annual Spring Fling Quilt Show by Odessa Quilt Club, Odessa High School Gym, 107 E 4th St, Odessa, 99159. For more info, see the website or email pandl@odessaoffice.com or Phone: Laura Estes, (509) 982-2908.

Wednesday, May 4 10 am - 4 pm.  Block Printing on Fabric Class at Arts Alive! Gallery, 1429 Cole Street, Enumclaw.  360-802-6787 or see the website.

May 5 - 8 - Puyallup Valley Quilters Quilt Retreat, Cascade Camp and Conference Center in Yelm, WA.  This event is open to Crystal Quilters members; there are a few more spots available.

Monday, February 29, 2016

Crystal Quilters Calendar - March 2016

Friday, March 4 - 11:30 am. Lunch at King Teriyaki, 1539 Blake St. Enumclaw
1:00 - General Guild Meeting at Buckley Fire Station, 611 S. Division St., Buckley. 

Wed., March 16 - 12:00 pm - Quilt Show Committee meeting at Buckley Library, 123 S. River Ave. 

Friday, March 18 - 1:00 pm - Guild Workshop at the Buckley Fire Station, 611 S. Division St., Buckley.

Saturday, March 19 - National (and International) Quilting Day - 25th Anniversary!  How will you celebrate?

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Friday, April 1 - 11:30 am - Lunch. Location TBD
1:00 pm - General Guild Meeting at Buckley Fire Station, 611 S. Division St., Buckley. 

Friday, April 15 - 1:00 pmGuild Workshop at the Buckley Fire Station, 611 S. Division St., Buckley.

Wed. April 27 - 12:00 pm - Quilt Show meeting, Buckley Library, 123 S. River Ave

Upcoming Quilt Shows and Events *

Friday, March 4 - 4:00 - 7:00 pm. Empty Bowls Event at the Enumclaw High School in the Commons.  See here for more info.

March 11-13 -"Quilting in Paradise" Quilters Anonymous Annual Quilt Show at the Evergreen State Fairgrounds, 14405 179th Ave SE, Monroe, WA 98272. Hours are 10 - 5 Friday & Sat., 10 - 4 on Sunday.  Admission is $8.
For more info, see the website. or email showinfo@quiltersanonymous.org 

March 31-Apr 2 Ricky Tims Super Quilt Seminar, Portland, Or – Red Lion Hotel on the River. 
For more info, see the website.

April 1-2 - "Quilting for All Seasons" Tri-City Quilters' Guild 33rd Annual Quilt Show, Three Rivers Convention Center, 7016 W Grandridge Blvd, Kennewick, WA.  The member challenge this year will be either a cow or moose quilt using Mary Lou Weidman's patterns, with an emphasis on funny and/or "punny". 
For more info, see the website.

April 7-9 - "Circle of Life" Clark County Quilters Annual Quilt Show. Clark County Event Center at the Fairgrounds, 17402 NE Delfel Rd, Ridgefield, WA 98642. (Exit 9 off I-5)  Hours 10 - 5 daily.  $7 admission.
For more info, see the website.

Monday, February 1, 2016

Crystal Quilters Calendar - February 2016

Friday, Feb. 5 - 11:30 am - Lunch  will be at Mariachi Alegre', 29401 Hwy 410, Buckley.
1:00 pm - General Guild Meeting at  Buckley Fire Station, 611 S. Division St., Buckley.
* Don't forget to wear your nametag.

Friday, Feb 19 - 1:00 pm.   Guild Workshop at the Buckley Fire Station, 611 S. Division St, Buckley.

Wednesday, Feb 24 - 12:00 pm.  2016 Quilt Show meeting at the Buckley Library, 123 S River Ave.

Friday, March 4 - 11:30 am. Lunch.  Location TBD.
1:00 - General Guild Meeting  at  Buckley Fire Station, 611 S. Division St., Buckley. 


Upcoming Quilt Shows and Events *


Feb. 19-20 -  "Going Coastal" 30th Annual Quilt Show by Kitsap Quilters.  Kitsap County Fairgrounds, President's Hall, Bremerton.  Hours 10 - 5.  Admission: $5 donation.

For more info, see the website.

February 25-28 - Sewing & Stitchery Expo Show, Washington State Fair grounds, 110 Ninth Avenue SW, Puyallup, WA 98371
For more info, see the website.

Friday, March 4 - 4:00 - 7:00 pm. Empty Bowls Event at the Enumclaw High School in the Commons.  See here for more info.

March 11-13 -"Quilting in Paradise" Quilters Anonymous Annual Quilt Show at the Evergreen State Fairgrounds, 14405 179th Ave SE, Monroe, WA 98272. Hours are 10 - 5 Friday & Sat., 10 - 4 on Sunday.  Admission is $8.
For more info, see the website. or email showinfo@quiltersanonymous.org 

April 1-2 - "Quilting for All Seasons" Tri-City Quilters' Guild 33rd Annual Quilt Show, Three Rivers Convention Center, 7016 W Grandridge Blvd, Kennewick, WA.  The member challenge this year will be either a cow or moose quilt using Mary Lou Weidman's patterns, with an emphasis on funny and/or "punny". 
For more info, see the website.

April 7-9 - "Circle of Life" Clark County Quilters Annual Quilt Show. Clark County Event Center at the Fairgrounds, 17402 NE Delfel Rd, Ridgefield, WA 98642. (Exit 9 off I-5)  Hours 10 - 5 daily.  $7 admission.
For more info, see the website.


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