Saturday, January 3, 2015

Crystal Quilters' Calendar - January 2015



Friday, January 9 - 11:30 am.  Lunch will be at The Mint this month.  1608 Cole Street, Enumclaw.
1:00 pm - General Guild meeting at the Buckley Fire Station, 611 S. Division St., Buckley. 

* If you haven't paid yet, membership dues are due at the January meeting.

* We will have the election of our new officers.

* Please bring 2 identical 5 3/4 inch squares of fabric.  Both fabric squares should have an X marked corner to corner on the wrong side of the fabric.  The color of fabric should start with the same letter as your first name - in other words, Carol would bring a Cherry red fabric or a Creamy White or even Coffee-with-cream tan fabric.  Mona would bring a Mink brown fabric, Mouse grey fabric or Marvelous purple.  Get creative!  (and if you get stumped, read the names of the colors in your box of Crayola crayons!)  We will be making a quilt together with these fabrics.  If possible, please bring a rotary cutter and small cutting mat.  

* We will have the drawing for the Guild Raffle Quilt.

Friday, January 16 - 1:00 pm - Guild Workshop at the Buckley Fire Station, 611 S. Division St., Buckley.  This month's workshop will be on finishing up the Blocks of the Month from 2014, working on "our" quilt using the squares we brought to the Jan 9th meeting, or working on your own project.

Upcoming Quilt Shows and Events

Feb. 20 - 21 - "Modern Vintage" Quilt Show, Kitsap Quilters 29th Annual quilt show.  Kitsap County Fairgrounds, President's Hall, Bremerton.  10 am to 5 pm daily.  Featured artist: Sharon Broom.
For more information, see the website.

Feb. 26 - March 1 - Sew Expo!  Puyallup Fair and Events Center, 110 Ninth Ave.SW, Puyallup 98371.
For further information, see the website

March 13 - 15 - "Quilts Under Northwest Skies" Annual quilt show by Quilters Anonymous.  Evergreen State Fairgrounds, Monroe, WA.  Friday and Saturday 10 - 5, Sunday 10 - 4.  Admission $8 (good for all 3 days).
For further information, see the website.

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Crystal Quilters' Calendar December 2014

Friday, Dec. 5 - 11:30 am - Crystal Quilters' Annual Christmas Potluck and Party plus a General Guild meeting at the Buckley Fire Station, 611 S. Division St., Buckley.  We will eat at 12 noon.  Bring a dish to share and two fat quarters in a plain brown sack for a fun gift exchange.

* With your dish to share, please list the ingredients for those allergic to foods.

* Also, please bring a canned food donation for the Food Bank.

* We will hold the drawing for the guild's Opportunity Quilt this month .  Due to extenuating circumstances, the drawing has been postponed until the January guild meeting.

*  Please, don't forget to wear your name badge!

Please Note: There will not be a guild workshop this month.



Friday, Jan 9. - 11:30 am  Lunch will be at The Mint in Enumclaw.
1:00 pm - Crystal Quilters' General Guild meeting, at the Buckley Fire Station, 611 S. Division St., Buckley.


Upcoming Quilt Shows and Events

Feb. 20 - 21 - "Modern Vintage" Quilt Show, Kitsap Quilters 29th Annual quilt show.  Kitsap County Fairgrounds, President's Hall, Bremerton.  10 am to 5 pm daily.  Featured artist: Sharon Broom.
For more information, see the website.

Feb. 26 - March 1 - Sew Expo!  Puyallup Fair and Events Center, 110 Ninth Ave.SW, Puyallup 98371.
For further information, see the website.

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Crystal Quilters Calendar November 2014

Friday, November 7 - 11:30 am - Lunch will be at Kelly's Mercantile, 1444 Cole Street, Enumclaw.
1:00 pm - General Guild meeting at our new location at the Buckley Fire Station, 611 S. Division St., Buckley.

* Please wear your name tag at the meeting - we want to know who you are!

* The names and photos of the People's Choice winners from our quilt show have been posted on the "2014 Quilt Show" page - just click on the tab on the top of the blog.

Friday, November 21 - 1:00 pm. - Crystal Quilters Workshop at the Buckley Fire Station, 611 S. Division St., Buckley.

Friday, December 5 - Crystal Quilters Christmas Potluck and Party at the Buckley Fire Station, 611 S. Division St., Buckley.  Lunch will be served at 12 noon.  Bring a dish to share and two fat quarters in a plain brown bag for a fun exchange.

Upcoming Quilt Shows and Events

Friday, Nov. 7 - Sunday, Nov. 9 - "Color Sensations", Block Party Quilters quilt show.  Issaquah Community Center, 301 Rainier Blvd. S., Issaquah.  Fri - Sat. 10 am - 5 pm, Sun. 10 am - 4 pm.  Suggested donation of $6.  Featured quilter is Janet Fogg.  For more info,  see the website here

Thursday, Nov. 13 - Saturday, Nov. 15 - Quilt, Craft and Sew Festival, Western Washington (Puyallup) Fairgrounds. 10 am to 5 pm. Admission is $10 for three days.  For more info, see the website here.

If you need further information on anything, please click on the highlighted "No comments" below to leave a message, including your email address, and someone will get back to you shortly. If it is urgent, please leave a phone number where you can be reached and someone will be in touch soon.

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Updated Quilt Show Information

The Ingathering Of The Quilts has changed locations.  The quilts will still be collected on the same date (Monday, Oct. 6th), and will now be at Cedar Community Church, 192 Cedar Street (between Mason Ave. and Pearl Ave.), Buckley, WA  98321 in the Fellowship Hall.  There are no stairs at this location. The time of collection will be 3 to 6:30 pm.

As a reminder: Quilts should be in a white plastic trash bag with one copy of your entry form (including the photo of the quilt) taped to the bag.  Smaller quilts may be in smaller bags.  Be sure to bring a second copy of your entry form.

If you have signed up to help with the quilt show set-up on Wed. Oct. 8, and you aren't a show committee member, please arrive at the fairgrounds at 10:15 am

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Crystal Quilters Calendar

Friday, Oct. 3 - 11:30 am. Lunch will be at El Ranchito #2, 1000 Griffin Ave. (in the Park Center Hotel across from the library)
1:00 pm - General Guild meeting in the Meeting Room at the Enumclaw Library, 1700 1st. St.
Please do not bring your quilts to turn in at the guild meeting.  

* Please save empty toilet paper tubes and bring them to the meeting.  There will be a receptacle for them.  We will be using them for a 'Make & Take' project at the Quilt Show. 
* Also, please bring 6" squares of fabric to be used for the 'Make & Take' as well.  
* Please wear your name tag at the meeting - we want to know who you are!

Monday, Oct. 6 - 3 - 7 pm.  Quilt Drop-off @ Buckley Presbyterian Community Church, 152 South Cottage St., Buckley. (between Main St. & E. Mason)  Quilts should be in a white plastic trash bag with one copy of your entry form (including the photo of the quilt) taped to the bag.  Smaller quilts should be in smaller bags.  Be sure to bring a second copy of your entry form.

Wednesday, Oct. 8 - 9:30 am - 4 pm. Quilt Show Setup at the Expo Center, Exhibit Hall.  

Thursday, Oct. 9 - 7:30 am - 4 pm. Quilt Show & Vendor setup at the Expo Center, Exhibit Hall.


Friday, Oct. 10 - Saturday, Oct. 11 - 9:30 am. Hall opens before the show. Show will be 10 am. to 7 pm.

Sunday, Oct. 12 - Noon - Break down of quilt show.
2 pm. Quilt Pick-up. (Please do not come to pick up your quilts before this time.) Don't forget to bring your receipt (copy of the entry form) for your quilt!

Tuesday Oct. 14 - Class with RaNae Merrill on Spiral Quilts (foundation pieced) at Heavenly Quilts and Fabrics, 135 Jefferson Ave., Buckley.   RaNae will be the speaker at the Puyallup Valley Quilters Guild in Puyallup on Wednesday, Oct. 1st at 7 pm. if you would like to hear her speak before our workshop.  (See her website here.)

Friday, Oct. 17 - 1:00 pm Crystal Quilters Workshop.  More information forthcoming.

Upcoming Quilt Shows and Events

Oct. 3 - 5 - Quilt and Fiber Arts Festival.  LaConner Quilt and Textile Museum, 703 S. 2nd St., La Conner.   Fri. & Sat. 10 am - 6 pm., Sunday 10 - 4:30.   For more information, call 360-466-4288 or visit the website here.

Oct. 9 - 11 - Patchin' People's 22nd Fall Festival, Pullman, WA.  Guest speaker and workshop leader will be Barbara Shapel,  fiber artist. For more information, see the website here.

Oct. 17 - 19  - "My Heart Belongs to Quilting", 36th annual quilt show. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana, Spokane, WA.  Admission is $8 for three days.  Fri & Sat. 10 - 6, Sun. 10 - 4.  For more info, see the website here.

Nov. 7 - 9 - "Color Sensations", Block Party Quilters quilt show.  Issaquah Community Center, 301 Rainier Blvd. S., Issaquah.  Fri - Sat. 10 am - 5 pm, Sun. 10 am - 4 pm.  Suggested donation of $6.  Featured quilter is Janet Fogg.  For more info,  see the website here

Nov. 13 - 15 - Quilt, Craft and Sew Festival, Western Washington (Puyallup) Fairgrounds. 10 am to 5 pm. Admission is $10 for three days.  For more info, see the website here.

If you need further information on anything, please click on the highlighted "No comments" below to leave a message, including your email address, and someone will get back to you shortly. If it is urgent, please leave a phone number where you can be reached and someone will be in touch soon.

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Crystal Quilters Calendar

Friday, Sept. 5 - 11:30 amLunch at The Kitchen, 1521 Cole St.
1:00 pm - General Guild Meeting in the Meeting Room at the Enumclaw Library, 1700 1st St.

Friday, Sept. 19 - 1:00 pm.  Guild Workshop.

Friday, Oct. 3 - 11:30 am.  Lunch. Location TBD.
1:00 pm.  General Guild Meeting in the Meeting Room at the Enumclaw Library, 1700 1st. St.

Oct. 10 - 11 - Our Quilt Show!

* Please save empty toilet paper tubes and bring them to the meeting.  There will be a receptacle for them.  We will be using them for a 'Make & Take' project at the Quilt Show. 

* Also, please bring 6" squares of fabric to be used for the 'Make & Take' as well.  
* Please wear your name tag at the meeting - we want to know who you are!

Upcoming Quilt Shows and Events

Sept. 3 - 7 - 19th Annual Leavenworth Intimate Quilt Show.  New venue.  Meander through quilts in the village shops.  10 am - 5 pm.
For further information, call 509-548-5311, email info(at)quilter's heaven.com or visit the website here.

Sept. 5 - Sept. 6 - "Color My World" West Sound Quilters Quilt Show.  Kitsap County Fairgrounds, 1200 Fairgrounds Rd., Bremerton.  9:30 am - 6 pm Friday, 9:30 am to 5 pm Saturday.  $5 admission.  Featured artist: Becky Olson Evans.
For more information, please visit the website here.

Sept. 19 - 21 - "Whale Of A Quilt Show" Sea Pals Annual Quilt Show, Ocean Shores Convention Center, 120 W. Chance A LaMer, Ocean Shores. 10 am - 5 pm Fri. and Sat., 10 am - 3 pm Sunday. For more information, visit the website here.

Sept. 26 - 27 - Cabin Fever Quilters Show, Jefferson County Fairgrounds, Port Townsend.  $5 admission.  For more information, see the website here.

Sept. 27 - "A Festival Of Color" 13th Annual Outdoor Quilt Show.  Main Street, Duvall.  10 am - 5 pm.  For more information, see the website here.

Oct. 3 - 5 - Quilt and Fiber Arts Festival.  LaConner Quilt and Textile Museum, 703 S. 2nd St., La Conner.   Fri. & Sat. 10 am - 6 pm., Sunday 10 - 4:30.   For more information, call 360-466-4288 or visit the website here.

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If you need further information on anything, please click on the highlighted "No comments" below to leave a message, including your email address, and someone will get back to you shortly. If it is urgent, please leave a phone number where you can be reached and someone will be in touch soon.

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Just a Reminder . . . .

Friday, August 15 - 1 pm - 4 pm - Guild Workshop at Heavenly Quilts, 135 Jefferson Ave., Buckley.  We will be making more aprons to be worn at the Quilt Show.  Please bring your sewing machines and/or sergers, plus your usual sewing kit.  The turquoise fabric for the aprons has been donated by Ingrid.  If you have some 7-inch crumb blocks, please bring them for pockets for the aprons.

Thursday August 14 - Saturday August 16 - Quilt! Knit! Stitch!  Oregon Convention Center, Portland.  10 am - 6 pm daily.  Featuring exhibitors, classes, and art displays that spotlight not only quilting, but related needle arts like knitting, sewing, crocheting, mixed-media, and more!  $10 adults, $8 seniors.  $25 full show pass.
For further information, see the website here.
There is an Amtrak train that runs from Tacoma to PDX.  See the Amtrak website for the Northwest here.
There are deals and smart saver prices available for a limited number of seats on each train, plus a 15% discount for 60 years and older.  Each person would be responsible for their own reservation.

Wednesday, August 20 - 10 pm  Last day and time to on-line register your quilts for the Washington State Fair (Puyallup).  Information about entering can be found on the website here.

Friday, Sept. 5 - 11:30 a.m. Lunch.  Location to be announced.
1:00 p.mGeneral Guild Meeting in the Meeting Room at the Enumclaw Library, 1700 1st St.

If you need further information on anything, please click on the highlighted "No comments" below to leave a message, including your email address, and someone will get back to you shortly. If it is urgent, please leave a phone number where you can be reached and someone will be in touch soon.



Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Crystal Quilters' Calendar

Friday, July 11 - 12 noon - 3 pm  General Guild Meeting, Potluck Lunch and Challenge Quilt Reveal Party.  The party will be at Clarine's home (see the address in the newsletter).  Please bring a dish to share, your own chair and your finished Challenge Quilt.  Lunch will be served promptly at noon!

Wednesday, July 16 - 9 am - noon - Quilt delivery to the Fairgrounds for showing in the King Co. Fair.  Set up will be from 9 am - 5 pm.  Julie B. is the chairperson and Wynonna will be the set up supervisor.  If you have any questions, please contact these ladies.  Quilt pickup will be Sunday after 6 pm.

Thursday - Sunday, July 17 - 20 - King County Fair, Enumclaw Expo Center.

Saturday and Sunday, August 2 - 3 - Art in the Garden.  We will need volunteers to sell Raffle Quilt tickets during this event.

Friday, August 15 - 1 pm - 4 pm - Guild Workshop at Heavenly Quilts, 135 Jefferson Ave., Buckley.  We will be making more aprons to be worn at the Quilt Show.  Please bring your sewing machines and/or sergers, plus your usual sewing kit.  The fabric was donated by Ingrid.  If you have some 7 inch crumb blocks, please bring them for pockets for the aprons.

Wednesday, August 20 - 10 pm  Last day and time to on-line register your quilts for the Washington State Fair (Puyallup).  Information about entering can be found on the website here.

Friday, Sept. 5 - 11:30 am  Lunch.  Location TBD.
1:00 pm. - General Guild Meeting.  Details to come.

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Upcoming Quilt Shows and Events:

July 1 - Sept. 2 - Washington Row by Row Experience - For information on this new "shop hop" please see the website.

July 10 - 12 - Oregon Summer Quilt Expo.  Held during Sisters Quilt Show Week.  10 am to 5 pm.  3 Sisters Convention Center, Redmond, Oregon.  Entry is $10, free parking.  For more info, see the website.

July 18 - 20 - Sunbonnet Sue Quilt Club 28th Annual Show, Sequim Middle School Gym, 301 W. Hendrickson, Sequim.  10 am - 5 pm.  $5 suggested donation.  For more info, see the website.

August 1 - 3 - A Secret Garden Quilt Show presented by the Covington Quilt Guild.  Friday and Saturday 10 - 5, Sunday 10 - 4.  Cedar Heights Middle School, 19640 SE 272nd St., Covington, WA.  $5 per person, kids 12 & under Free.  For more info, see the website.


* Please save empty toilet paper tubes and bring them to the meeting.  There will be a receptacle for them.  We will be using them for a Make and Take project at the Quilt Show.

* Please wear your name tag at the meeting - we want to know who you are!


If you need further information on anything, please click on the highlighted "No comments" below to leave a message, including your email address, and someone will get back to you shortly. If it is urgent, please leave a phone number where you can be reached and someone will be in touch soon.