Saturday, April 15, 2017

Workshop Update!

Friday, April 14 - 12 noon@ the Buckley Fire Station, 611 S. Division St., Buckley. Our workshop this month will be a lecture and trunk show by Julie Luoma of Off The Wall Quilt. Note the new time!  Julie will also have her products to sell.  You can see Julie's website here: Off The Wall Quilt.
Tell your friends!  Guests are welcome, for a $10 fee.

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Crystal Quilters' Calendar - April



Friday, April 7 - 11:30 am - Lunch will be at Wow Sushi, 1343 Cole St., Enumclaw.
Update: Wow Sushi is closed; lunch will be at Oshio Teriyaki, 730 Griffin Ave, Enumclaw.

1:00 pmGeneral Guild Meeting at the Buckley Fire Station, 611 S. Division St., Buckley.

Thursday, April 13 - 1:00 pm - Quilt Show committee meeting, Buckley Library, 123 S. River Ave, Buckley. 

Monday, April 17 - Federal Income Tax Due!

Friday, April 21 - 1:00 pm Crystal Quilters Workshop @ the Buckley Fire Station, 611 S. Division St., Buckley. 
Off the Wall Quilts – Quilting notions – Rick & Julie Luoma.  See the website here.

Friday, May 5 - 11:30 am - Lunch. Location TBD.
1:00 pmGeneral Guild Meeting at the Buckley Fire Station, 611 S. Division St., Buckley.

Thursday, May 11 - 1:00 pm - Quilt Show committee,  Buckley Library, 123 S. River Ave, Buckley. 

Upcoming Quilt Shows and Events *

April 1- 30 - Anacortes Quilt Walk, downtown Anacortes.
For more info, see the website.


April 6 - 8 - "A Walk on the Wild Side" Clark County Quilters 42nd Annual Quilt Show.  Featured quilter is Barbara Shapel.  Hours: Thurs & Fri 10 - 5, Sat. 10 - 4.  $7 (or $10 for 3 days) admission + $6 parking.  Clark County Event Center Fairgrounds, 17402 NE Delfel Road, Ridgefield, WA  98642. (exit 9 from I-5)  Classes available at the quilt show!
For more info see the website.

April 21 - 23 - "Fabric of the Forest" Quilt Show by Piecemakers Quilt Club, Forks High School Auxiliary Gym, Forks, WA.  Featured quilter is Pearl Krush.  Hours: Fri - noon - 6, Sat - 10 - 6. Sun - noon - 4.
For more info, see the website.

April 23 - "Mountains to Valley" Quilt Show, by Quilters in the Valley, Central Washington Quilt Show in Ellensburg. 7th & Poplar Street, Kittias Valley Event Center. 9 -5.
For more info, see the website.

April 28 - 29 - "Not Just Another Small Town Quilt Show" 24th Annual Spring Fling Quilt Show by The Odessa Quilt  Club, Odessa High School Gym, Odessa, WA.  
For more info, see the website.

April 28 - 29 - "Through The Eye Of The Quilter" The Everett Quilt Show by All In Stitches Quilt Guild at the Edward D. Hansen Conference Center at the Xfinity Arena & Event Center, 2000 Hewitt Avenue, Everett.
For more info, see the website.


April 29 - 30 - 32nd Annual Quilt Show by Seaport Quilters Guild, Clarkston High School, 
401 Chestnut, Clarkston, WA.  
For more info, see the website.

Monday, February 27, 2017

Crystal Quilters' Calendar - March 2017


Friday, March 3 - 11:30 am. - Lunch at Rainier Bar & Grill, 1623 Cole St, Enumclaw.
1:00 pm - General Guild Meeting at the Buckley Fire Station, 611 S. Division St., Buckley.

Friday, March 17  - 1:00 pm. - Crystal Quilters Workshop @ the Buckley Fire Station, 611 S. Division St., Buckley. 
Deposit is needed by today for the guild retreat at Ephrata/Soap Lake, August 17-20, 2017. 

Saturday, March 18 - Worldwide Quilting Day!

March 23rd - 1:00 pm - Quilt Show Committee meeting at the Buckley Library, 123 S. River Ave, Buckley. 

Upcoming Quilt Shows and Events *


March 2 - 5 - Sew Expo!  Washington State Fairgrounds, 110 Ninth Avenue SW, Puyallup, WA 98371.   $14 at the door. Free parking. Hours: Tues - Sat. 8 - 6, Sun. 8 - 4.  
For more info, see the website.

Friday, March 3 - 4 - 7 pm - Empty Bowls @ Enumclaw High School Commons, 226 Semanski St S, Enumclaw. This event is a fund-raiser for the food bank.  

March 17 - 19 - "All Quilts Wild and Wonderful" Quilters Anonymous 36th Annual Quilt Show at the Evergreen State Fairgrounds in Monroe, WA.  Featured Artist is Barbara Lambrecht.  Hours: Friday & Sat. 10 am- 5 pm, Sun. 10 am to 4 pm.  $8 admission.
For more info, see the website.  

March 18 - "Every Quilt has a Story" Family History Quilt Show, 13420 94th Ave East, Puyallup (South Hill) WA 98373.  Free Admission.  Hours 10 am - 4 pm. Quilts Traditional to Contemporary, Viewers Choice Awards, Charity Quilt tying and Demonstrations, Meeker Mansion Pioneer Display and Ancestor portrayals telling their stories. 
For more info, please contact Elizabeth Thomas, Quilt show coordinator at elizabethquilts@hotmail.com.

March 24 & 25 -  "Quilting Economic$" Tri-City Quilter's 34th Quilt Show. Fri 10 am to 6 pm, Sat 10 am to 5 pm. Three Rivers Convention Center, Kennewick, WA.
For more info, see the website.

April 6 - 8 - "A Walk on the Wild Side" Clark County Quilters 42nd Annual Quilt Show.  Featured quilter is Barbara Shapel.  Hours: Thurs & Fri 10 - 5, Sat. 10 - 4.  $7 (or $10 for 3 days) admission + $6 parking.  Clark County Event Center Fairgrounds, 17402 NE Delfel Road, Ridgefield, WA  98642. (exit 9 from I-5)  Classes available at the quilt show!
For more info see the website.

April 21 - 23 - Fabric of the Forest Quilt Show by Piecemakers Quilt Club, Forks High School Auxiliary Gym, Forks, WA.  Featured quilter is Pearl Krush.  Hours: Fri - noon - 6, Sat - 10 - 6. Sun - noon - 4.
For more info, see the website.

April 23 - "Mountains to Valley" Quilt Show, by Quilters in the Valley, Central Washington Quilt Show in Ellensburg. 7th & Poplar Street, Kittias Valley Event Center. 9 -5.
For more info, see the website.

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Crystal Quilters Calendar - February 2017



Friday, Feb. 3 - 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.

Thursday, Feb. 16 - 1:00 pm.  Quilt Show Committee meeting @ the Buckley Library, 123 S. River Ave, Buckley. 

Friday, Feb. 17 - 1:00 pm - Crystal Quilters Workshop @ the Buckley Fire Station, 611 S. Division St., Buckley. 
We will be making microwave fabric bowls to donate to the Empty Bowls event and also to sell at the quilt show.  
* Please bring 2 coordinating 10 inch squares of 100% cotton fabric (NO metallic!) and 100% cotton batting (no scrim) for each bowl you want to make. The guild will be providing the Wrap & Zap batting needed.  There are tutorials you can look at here and here to help you understand what we will be doing.

Also, Wynonna will be available to any needing help with the Birdhouse blocks, especially the applique.

Friday, March 3 - 11:30 am. - Lunch at Rainier Bar & Grill, 1623 Cole St, Enumclaw.
1:00 pm - General Guild Meeting at the Buckley Fire Station, 611 S. Division St., Buckley.

Friday, March 17  - 1:00 pm Crystal Quilters Workshop @ the Buckley Fire Station, 611 S. Division St., Buckley. 
Deposit is needed by today for the guild retreat at Ephrata/Soap Lake, August 17-20, 2017. 

Upcoming Quilt Shows and Events *


February 16-19, 2017 - Madrona 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 17-18 - "Rhapsody In Blue" Kitsap Quilters 31st Annual Show, Kitsap County Fairgrounds, President's Hall, 1200 NW Fairgrounds Rd, Bremerton, WA 98311. 10 am to 5 pm.  Admission is a $5 donation.  Featured artist is Ann Trujillo.
For more info, see the website or email ann.quilting@gmail.com.

Sat. February 25 - Fiber Fest, 10 am to 5 pm, La Conner Middle School, 404 N 6th Street, La Conner, WA.  Free admission!
For more info, see the website.

March 2 - 5 - Sew Expo!  On-line registration opens in early January.  
For more info, see the website.

Friday, March 3 - 4 - 7 pm - Empty Bowls @ Enumclaw High School Commons.

March 17 - 19 - "All Quilts Wild and Wonderful" Quilters Anonymous 36th Annual Quilt Show at the Evergreen State Fairgrounds in Monroe, WA.  Featured Artist is Barbara Lambrecht.  Hours: Friday & Sat. 10 am- 5 pm, Sun. 10 am to 4 pm.  $8 admission.
For more info, see the website.  

March 18 - "Every Quilt has a Story" Family History Quilt Show, 13420 94th Ave East, Puyallup (South Hill) WA 98373.  Free Admission.  Hours 10 am - 4 pm. Quilts Traditional to Contemporary, Viewers Choice Awards, Charity Quilt tying and Demonstrations, Meeker Mansion Pioneer Display and Ancestor portrayals telling their stories. 
For more info, please contact Elizabeth Thomas, Quilt show coordinator at elizabethquilts@hotmail.com.

March 24 & 25 -  "Quilting Economic$" Tri-City Quilter's 34th Quilt Show. Fri 10 am to 6 pm, Sat 10 am to 5 pm. Three Rivers Convention Center, Kennewick, WA.

For more info, see the website.

August 17-20 - Crystal Quilters' Retreat @ The Piece and Patch Retreat House, Soap Lake, WA.  See the venue here.

Monday, January 2, 2017

Crystal Quilters' Calendar - January 2017


Friday, Jan. 6 - 12 noon - a catered lunch will be served to the guild at the Buckley Fire Station, 611 S. Division St., Buckley, provided by Living Court Assisted Living facility in Enumclaw.  After lunch will be the General Guild Meeting.  You should arrive in time to be seated and served at noon.   

Thursday, Jan. 12 - 1:00 pm.  Quilt Show meeting @ Buckley Library, 123 S. River Ave, Buckley.

Wednesday, Jan. 18 - Deadline for Newsletter items to Editor

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

Friday, Feb. 3 - 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.

Friday, Feb. 17 - 1:00 pm - Crystal Quilters Workshop @ the Buckley Fire Station, 611 S. Division St., Buckley.


Upcoming Quilt Shows and Events *

February 16-19, 2017 - Madrona 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 17-18 - Kitsap 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.

March 2 - 5 - Sew Expo!  On-line registration opens in early January.  
For more info, see the website.

Friday, March 3 - 4 - 7 pm - Empty Bowls @ Enumclaw High School Commons.

March 17 - 19 - "All Quilts Wild and Wonderful" Quilt Show by Quilters Anonymous.  Evergreen State Fairgrounds, Monroe.  $8 admission.  Hours: 10 am - 5 pm Fri & Sat., 10 am - 4 pm Sunday;
For more info, see the website.

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"