Thursday, July 6, 2017

Crystal Quilters Calendar - July 2017


Friday, July 7 - 11:00 am.   Annual Potluck picnic and Challenge Quilt Reveal!  We will be meeting at Clarine's house this year.  Her address is in the newsletter.
* Please bring a dish to share (with serving utensils), a chair to sit in, your Show & Tell, and your "Get Creative With Black" Challenge quilt.
* Please be there promptly at 11, so the Challenge Quilts can be hung and everyone is ready to eat at noon.

July 21 - 1:00 pm - Crystal Quilters Workshop @ the Buckley Fire Station, 611 S. Division St., Buckley.

 * Upcoming Quilt Show and Events *

June 21 –Sept 5 -  Row by Row Experience at various shops.
For more info, see the website.

July 13-16 -  King County Fair at the Enumclaw Expo Center.
For more info, see the website.

July 21 - Sip & Paint Event @ Arts Alive.

July 21 - 23 - Covington Quilters Quilt Show at Cedar Heights Middle school, 19640 SE 272nd St/Kent Kangley/ Hwy 516, Covington.
For more info, see the website.

July 28-29 - Rotary’s Enumclaw 2017 Street Fair, downtown Enumclaw.
For more info, see the website.

August 5-6 - Art in the Garden at 46620 228th Ave SE., Enumclaw.

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Crystal Quilters Calendar - June 2017


Friday, June 2 - 11:30 am - Lunch will be at Frankie's Pizza, 117 Roosevelt Ave, Enumclaw.
1:00 pm General Guild Meeting at the Buckley Fire Station, 611 S. Division St., Buckley.  Please remember to bring your copy of the proposed Bylaws that were handed out at the May meeting, as we will be discussing and voting on them.

Friday, June 16 - 1:00 pmCrystal Quilters Workshop @ the Buckley Fire Station, 611 S. Division St., Buckley.

Friday, July 7 - Annual Guild Picnic and Challenge Quilt Reveal.  We will be at Clarine's this year, or the Buckley Fire Station in event of weather. 
              * How is your Challenge quilt coming along? * 

August - no meeting!  
There will be more information coming later on a possible workshop and/or a field trip in August.

Upcoming Quilt Shows and Events *
                more info coming

Sunday, May 14, 2017

May Workshop Update

Friday, May 19 - 1:00 - 4 pm - Crystal Quilters Workshop @ the Buckley Fire Station, 611 S. Division St., Buckley.   Pat G. will be teaching the "Nine Step Quilt".


Supply List
For one quilt top 49" x 60", you will need to bring:
Sewing machine 
Cutting mat & rotary cutter
Ruler (at least 6 inch by 12 inch)
Thread to match
Pins, Scissors, etc.
Light (optional)
Fabrics - 9 Fat Quarters each 18" x 22" ironed.  Use a variety of prints, batiks, solids, etc.  It's a good way to use up orphan fat quarters.  
You will need extra fabric if you want to add borders.

Please have your 9 Fat Quarters pre-cut before class on the 19th:

Cut each fat quarter into (3)three  6" X 21" strips.

 After cutting your 9 fat quarters into the strips, you will have 27 - 6" X 21" Strips total.

If you have any questions, feel free to shoot an email to Pat at
dcpg98022@ aol.com

If you don't want to participate in this workshop, you are always welcome to bring your own project to work on.

See you there!

Monday, May 1, 2017

Crystal Quilters' Calendar - May 2017


Tuesday, May 2 - 12:30 pm - Bylaws Committee meeting,  Arts Alive! Gallery, 1429 Cole St, Enumclaw.

Friday, May 5 - 11:30 am - Lunch will be at Mariachi Alegre, 29401 Hwy 410, Buckley. It's Cinco de Mayo!
1:00 pm. - General Guild Meeting at the Buckley Fire Station, 611 S. Division St., Buckley.

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

Friday, May 19 - 1:00 - 4 pmCrystal Quilters Workshop @ the Buckley Fire Station, 611 S. Division St., Buckley.   Pat G. will be teaching the "Nine Step Quilt".


Double click on photo to enlarge

Supply List
For one quilt top 49" x 60", you will need to bring:
Sewing machine 
Cutting mat & rotary cutter
Ruler
Thread to match
Pins, Scissors, etc.
Light (optional)
Fabrics - 9 Fat Quarters each 18" x 22" ironed.  Use a variety of prints, batiks, solids, etc.  It's a good way to use up orphan fat quarters.  
You will need extra fabric if you want to add borders.

Friday, June 2 - 11:30 am - Lunch.  Location TBD.
1:00 pmGeneral Guild Meeting at the Buckley Fire Station, 611 S. Division St., Buckley.

Friday, June 16 - 1:00 pm Crystal Quilters Workshop @ the Buckley Fire Station, 611 S. Division St., Buckley. 

July - Annual Potluck Luncheon.  "Get Creative with Black" Challenge quilts due!  *More info to come*

Upcoming Quilt Shows and Events *

May 5 & 6 - Port Gamble Fiber & Fabric 2017, Hood Canal Vista Pavilion, 4740 View Drive, Port Gamble.  10 - 5 both days.  Quilt & Fiber Show with vendors, lectures, classes.  Sujata Shah lecture, Saturday 11am.
For more info, see the website.

May 19 - 21 - Plateau Quilters – Comforts Quilts at the VFW Hall, 44426 244th Ave SE,  Enumclaw.

May 19 - 20 - "Quilts In The City" Yakima Valley Quilters Guild quilt show.  Yakima Convention Center, 10 N 8th Street, Yakima, WA. Hours: Friday 10 - 7, Saturday 10 - 5.  $8 admission for both days, free parking.  There will be as many as 600 quilts to view!
For more info, see the website.

May 20 & 21 - 2:30 pm. - Cascade Foothills Chorale 40th Anniversary Spring Concert at Trinity Lutheran Church, 1535 Washington Ave.  Pre-sale tickets ($12) are available until day of the concert.  Children are free (12 yrs and under), Adult price is $15 at the door (13 yrs and older).
For more info, see the website.

May 27 & 28 - "Remember The Homestead" Chewelah Arts Guild annual quilt show.  Jenkins High School, 702 East Lincoln, Chewelah.  Hours: Saturday 10:00 - 5:00, Sunday 11:00 - 3:00.
For more info, see the website.

July 13 - 17 - King County Fair.  The premium book to enter quilts or other items in the fair is available here.

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.