Monday, November 28, 2016

Crystal Quilters' Calendar - December 2016


Dec. 2 - 11:30 am - 4:00 pm - December Potluck at the Buckley Fire Station, 611 S. Division St., Buckley.  Bring a dish to share (please list ingredients for those with food allergies), 2 fat quarters for the Bingo game as well as your Bingo card(s) and buttons or other markers plus 2 fat quarters in a plain paper bag for the gift exchange.
We will be having our election for our new Board members.

Dec. 14 - 1:00 pm - Quilt Show Committee meeting at the Buckley Library.  Everyone is invited to attend.



Jan. 6 - 11:30 am - Lunch,  Location TBD.
1:00 pm General Guild Meeting at the Buckley Fire Station, 611 S. Division St., Buckley.

Jan. 20 - 1:00 pm - Guild Workshop at the Buckley Fire Station, 611 S. Division St., Buckley.

Upcoming Quilt Shows and Events *

Dec. 2 - 3 - 11 am - Japontex at the La Conner Civic Garden Club, 622 S Second St, La Conner, WA 98257.  Hours are 11 am - 7 pm on Friday and 10 am - 4 pm on Sat.
This is a free holiday event featuring artisans who love all things Japanese! Japanese fabrics, quilting kits, patterns, sashiko kits and supplies along with gifts and goodies!
For more info, see the website.

February 16-19, 2017Madrona Fiber Arts Annual Winter Retreat at Hotel Murano, Tacoma, WA.  This is a knitting and spinning event.  There are classes, mini-classes, evening events, many free events, yarn & fiber marketplace and just hanging out.  
For more info, see the website.  

February 17-18Kitsap Quilters 31st Annual Show, Kitsap County Fairgrounds, President's Hall
1200 NW Fairgrounds Rd, Bremerton, WA 98311.
For more info, see the website or email ann.quilting@gmail.com.


Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Crystal Quilters' Calendar - November 2016


Friday, Nov. 4 - 11:30 am - Lunch @ The Lee, 1110 Griffin Ave., Enumclaw.
1:00 pm. General Guild Meeting at the Buckley Fire Station, 611 S. Division St., Buckley.  We will be introducing a slate of officers for next year, and we'll also be playing Quilt Bingo.

Make your Bingo card ahead of time.  It should be raw edge/unfinished - no batting, quilting or binding needed - these will be put into a Comfort Quilt top later.  Follow the instructions in your newsletter to make the Bingo card (or click here)  You'll need one fat quarter per Bingo card per game, to be prizes for the winners.  We will be playing 2 games, so you'll need at least 2 fat quarters. 

Friday, Nov. 18 - 1:00 pm Crystal Quilters Workshop at the Buckley Fire Station, 611 S. Division St., Buckley.  Vonda will teach a Double Binding technique.

Dec. 2 - 12 noon - December Pot Luck at the Buckley Fire Station, 611 S. Division St., Buckley.  Bring a dish to share (please list ingredients for those with food allergies) and 2 fat quarters for a game/gift exchange.



Upcoming Quilt Shows and Events *

Oct. 5 - Nov. 20 -" Best of the Festival", La Connor Quilt and Textile Museum. 703 S. 2nd St., La Connor. This is a showcase of the quilts that won 1st Place and Merit Awards at The Quilt and Fiber Arts Festival.
For more info, see the website  or email "kathleen@laconnerquilts.org"

Nov. 10 - 19 - "Stitch Along The Lewis and Clark Trail Shop Hop".  10 different quilt shops on either side of the Columbia River along the Pacific Coast.  
For more info, see the Center Diamond Quilt Show website here.

Nov. 11-13 - "Gimme Space to Create!" Block Party Quilters 31st Annual Quilt Show, Issaquah Community Center, 301 Rainier Blvd S, Issaquah, WA.  Featured artist: Lisa Jenni.   Hours: Fri/Sat 10-5, Sun 10-4.  Admission $7
For more info, see the website or email "publicity@bpquilters.org"

Nov. 17-19 Quilt, Craft & Sewing Festival, 110 - 9th Ave. SW, Puyallup, WA 98371-6811.  Admission $10 for 3-Day Pass.  Hours: Thursday and Friday 10am-5pm, Saturday 10am-4pm
For more info, see the website.


Monday, October 3, 2016

Crystal Quilters Calendar - October 2016


Friday, Oct. 7 - 11:30 am - Lunch @  Frankie's Pizza, 117 Roosevelt Ave, Enumclaw.
1:00 pm - General Guild Meeting at the Buckley Fire Station, 611 S. Division St., Buckley.  We will be having a trunk show.

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

Upcoming Quilt Shows and Events *

Oct. 7 - 8 - "25 Years of Quilting In The Moonlight" Moonlight Quilters Quilt Show, First Presbyterian Church, 1031 N. Garden Street, Bellingham,
For more info, see the website.

Oct. 5 - Nov. 20 - Best of the Festival, La Connor Quilt and Textile Museum. 703 S. 2nd St., La Connor. This will be the quilts that won 1st Place and Merit Awards.
For more info, see the website  or email "kathleen@laconnerquilts.org"

Oct. 8 - 9am - 2 pm - Clark County Quilters' Annual Stash Bazaar, Salmon Creek United Methodist Church, 12217 NE Hwy 99, Vancouver, WA  98686
For more info, see the website.

Oct. 14-16 - "Quilts of Many Colors" 38th Annual Quilt Show by the Washington State Quilters - Spokane Chapter. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana, Spokane Valley. Fri & Sat. 10 - 6, Sun 10 - 4.  $8 admission.
For more info, see the website.

Oct. 16 - 18Walla Walla Valley Annual Quilt Show, Walla Walla Fairgrounds, 360 Orchard St, Walla Walla, WA 99362.
For more info, email "info@wallawallaquiltfestival.org" or see the website.

Nov. 17-19 Quilt, Craft & Sewing Festival, 110 - 9th Ave. SW, Puyallup, WA 98371-6811
Admission $10 for 3-Day Pass.  Hours: Thursday and Friday 10am-5pm, Saturday 10am-4pm
For more info, see the website.

Nov. 11-13Block Party Quilters 31st Annual Quilt Show, Issaquah Community Center, 301 Rainier Blvd S, Issaquah, WA.  Hours: Fri/Sat 10-5, Sun 10-4.  Admission $7
For more info, see the website or email "publicity@bpquilters.org"

Thursday, September 29, 2016

It's Quilt Show Time!

Come To Our Quilt Show!


Our 2016 Quilt Show 
"Sharing Our Stitches" 
will be held 
Friday, September 30 and Saturday, October 1

Our featured quilter this year is 
Marilyne Hoff.

Our guest guild this year will be
Tacoma Modern Quilt Guild.

 The show will be at the 
Enumclaw Expo Center 
4522 284th Ave. SE, 
Enumclaw 98022. 

 Hours are 10 am to 5 pm daily.  

The admission donation is $6.  
A portion of our proceeds benefit local food banks.

Demonstrations
Vendors
Country Store
Raffle Quilts
Tea Room
Bed Turning

Sharpening Service available during the show
Bring your Scissors, Knives & Tools!

Bring a non-perishable food item 
and receive a free fat quarter from Quilter's Roost!
(Up to 3 per person)

Custom Painting by Janie on your machine, case, laptop etc.
available at the show!

Map to the Enumclaw Expo Center in Enumclaw

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Crystal Quilters Calendar - September 2016


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.

Friday, September 16 - 1:00 - 4:00 pm - Crystal Quilters Workshop, Buckley Fire Station, 611 S. Division St., Buckley.  Making items for the Country Store at the Quilt Show.

Wednesday, September 21 - - 1:00 pm.  Quilt Show Meeting @ Nancy's home

*New Date!*
Thursday, September 22 - 2:00 pm - Quilt Collection and Quilt show meeting, Cedar Church, in the Fellowship Hall, 192 Cedar St. (on the corner of Cedar and Mason streets), Buckley, WA 98321 

Thursday, September 22 - First Day of Autumn!

Friday, September 23 - 1 - 4 pm.  Raffle Basket Making for Quilt Show @ Nancy's home, 

Thursday, September 29 - 10 am - 1 pm.  Deliver Country Store items to the Fairgrounds, at the Country Store space.

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

Friday, Oct. 7 - 11:30 am - Lunch @  Frankie's Pizza, 117 Roosevelt Ave, Enumclaw.
1:00 pm - General Guild Meeting  at the Buckley Fire Station, 611 S. Division St., Buckley.

Upcoming Quilt Shows and Events *

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

Sept. 16-18 - "Whale of A Show" Annual quilt show by Sea-Gals Quilters.  Ocean Shores Convention Center, 120 W. Chance A LaMer, Ocean Shores.  Free admission.
For more info, see the website.

Sept. 16 - 18 - Walla Walla Quilt Festival, Walla Walla County Fairgrounds, 360 Orchard St., Walla Walla.  
For more info, see the website.

Sept. 23 - 24 - Cabin Fever Quilters Show, Jefferson County Fairgrounds, Port Townsend.  
For more info, see the website.

Sept. 24 - 10 am to 5 pm.  15th Annual Outdoor Quilt Show, Main Street, Duvall.  
For more info, see the website. 

Sept. 30 - Oct. 1 - Ladies of the Lake Quilt Guild Annual Quilt Show.  Youth and Family Links Building, 907 Douglas St., Longview.
For more info, see the website. 

Sept. 30 - Oct. 2 - Annual Quilt & Fiber Arts Festival, sponsored by LaConnor Quilt and Textile Museum, Maple Hall, 104 Commercial, LaConnor.
For more info, see the website.

Oct. 7 - 8 - "25 Years of Quilting In The Moonlight" Moonlight Quilters Quilt Show, First Presbyterian Church, 1031 N. Garden Street, Bellingham,
For more info, see the website.

Oct. 14-16 - "Quilts of Many Colors" 38th Annual Quilt Show by the Washington State Quilters - Spokane Chapter. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana, Spokane Valley. Fri & Sat. 10 - 6, Sun 10 - 4.  $8 admission.
For more info, see the website.

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.