Sunday, September 1, 2019

Crystal Quilters Calendar - September 2019


Friday,  Sept. 6 - 11:30 am - Lunch will be at Rainier Bar & Grill, 1623 Cole St., Enumclaw.  To see the menu, click here.
1:00 pm - General Guild Meeting at the Buckley Fire Station, 611 S. Division St., Buckley.
If you have any “like new” quilting items you would like to donate for the Raffle Baskets, please bring them to the Guild Meeting in September. Items include: Quilt Patterns, Notions, Fabric, Kits, books, etc.
Additionally, we are collecting fat quarters to add to the auction baskets. For the September Meeting, please bring at least one Fat Quarter.
Also, please bring some 4 1/2 inch squares of fabric for the "Design A Quilt" Station at the Quilt Show.
Thank you all for supporting our Quilt Show and Raffle Baskets. We appreciate your support!

Block Lotto for September - click here.

Wed, Sept 18 - 1:00 pm -Raffle Basket Assembly at Susanne's house.  Please let Susanne know if you plan to attend.

Friday, Sept. 20 - 1:00 pm. - Guild Workshop and GAB/Quilt Show meeting at the Buckley Fire Station, 611 S. Division St., Buckley.  We will be working on completing projects for the quilt show and the general store.

Friday and Saturday, Sept. 27 - 28 - "Sharing Our Stitches" Crystal Quilters' quilt show at the Enumclaw Expo Center!  For more information, click on the Quilt Show tab at the top of the page.

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

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

     * * * Upcoming Quilt Shows and Events * * * 

Fri. & Sat., Sept. 13 - 14 - "Fresh and New" Bee-utiful Quilts quilt show by the Busy Bee Quilters.  5002 Bickford Ave., Snohomish, WA.
For more info, see the website.

Sat., Sept. 14 - Bainbridge Quilt Festival.  Outdoor quilt display by the Bainbridge Island Modern Quilt Guild.  9 am - 5 pm.
For more information, please see the website.

Fri. - Sun., Sept 13 - 15 - "Celebrate" by the Walla Walla Valley Quilt Festival.  Walla Walla Fairgrounds, 360 Orchard St., Walla Walla, WA 99362
For more info, see the website.

Fri. - Sun, Sept. 20-22 - "Whale of A Quilt Show" 26th annual quilt show by the SeaPal Quilters. Ocean Shores Convention Center, 120 W Chance a La Mer NW, Ocean Shores, WA 98569.
For more info, please see the website.

Fri. - Sun., Sept. 26-28 - Northwest Quilting Expo, 19th Annual Quilting Festival, 9:30 - 5 Fri & Sat, 9:30 - 4 Sun. At the Portland Expo Center, 2060 N. Marine Dr. Portland, OR 97217.
For more information, see the website.

Fri & Sat., Sept. 27 & 28 - "Sharing Our Stitches" Quilt Show by the Crystal Quilters, at the Enumclaw Expo Center.  10 am - 4 pm both days.  $6 admission donation.  Please bring a non-perishable food donation for the Food Banks to receive a fat quarter of fabric!
For more info, see the website

Fri. & Sat., Oct 11 & 12 - "A Quilters Journey" Quilt Show by The Washington Stars Quilt Guild. at The Land Yacht Harbor, Lacey.
For more info, see the website.

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Block Lotto - September 2019

September's Block Lotto block will be the Maple Leaf block.


This is a 9 inch finished block (9 1/2 inches raw edge).  Please use fall leaf colors (red, yellow, orange, purple) for the leaf and a creamy white (not true white, please) for the background.

Here is a chart for the sizes to cut your squares.  Please use the 9" sizes.


And here is a link to the tutorial explaining how to make this block.  Click here.

Here is a block assembly chart:



You may make as many blocks as you would like, and for each block that you've made, your name will be entered in the drawing.  Please bring your completed blocks to the September 6th meeting.

Monday, July 29, 2019

Crystal Quilters Calendar - August 2019


Wed. July 31 - 10:30 amGuild Advisory Board and Quilt Show meeting, at Pat G's house.

There will not be a regular Guild meeting this month.

Friday, Aug. 2 - 8:45 am - Past Presidents Outing - Meet at Mr. Bill's parking lot, on the east side of the building (closest to Enumclaw), at 8:45 am for a 9:00 am departure time.  We will be car pooling.
For those closer to Puyallup, we will meet at Fred Meyer’s 1100 N Meridian and River Rd. Park on the side closest to N. Meridian away from the store.  The Enumclaw bunch should arrive there about 9:30 am. We will try to leave Fred Meyer's by 9:35 am.
If you have not previously signed up or need further information, contact Donna Q. or Vonda.

Friday, Aug. 16 - 1:00 pm - Guild Workshop.  Buckley Fire Station, 611 S. Division St., Buckley.  We will be using this time to work on our Quilt Show entries.  And there will also be someone to take photos of your quilts if you need help with that.

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

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

    * * *  Upcoming Quilt Shows and Events * * *

Sat., Sept. 14 - Bainbridge Quilt Festival.  Outdoor quilt display by the Bainbridge Island Modern Quilt Guild.  9 am - 5 pm.
For more information, please see the website.

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Crystal Quilters Calendar - July 2019


Friday, July 5 - 11:30 a.m. Guild Picnic and Challenge Quilt Reveal @ Nancy A's house.

Friday, July 19 - 12:30 pm - Guild Advisory Board meeting at Buckley Fire Station, 611 S. Division St., Buckley.
1:00 pm - Guild Workshop at the Buckley Fire Station.  We will be having a workshop with Rose Mary Keene who will teach a Fabric Magic bag and cork wallet class.

August 2 - President's Outing. Time TBA.  Meeting spot TBA. We will take a trip to Shibori Dragon Quilt Shop for instructions on Japanese cloth and Sashiko Pin cushion. Kit $10 or $20.  Sign up with Donna Q.

August 2 - 11:30 am - Guild Lunch.  Location TBA.
1:00 pm - General Guild Meeting at the Buckley Fire Station, 611 S. Division St., Buckley.


                         ** Quilt Shows and Events **

July 12 - 14 - "United We Stand" Woolley Fiber Quilters 10th annual quilt and fiber show.  Cascade Middle School on Highway 9 just north of Highway 20. 905 McGarigle Road, Sedro-Wooley.  $3 admission. Hours: Fri & Sat 10 - 5, Sun 10 - 4.
For more info, see the website.

July 18 - 21 -  King County Fair, Enumclaw Expo Center, 45224 284th Ave SE, Enumclaw, WA 98022.

July 19 - 21 - "Northwest Splendors"  33rd annual Quilt Show by the Sunbonnet Sue Quilt Club.  Sequim Middle School, 301 W. Hendrikson, Sequim.  $5 admission. Hours: Fri & Sat. 10 - 5,
Sun 10 - 3.
For more info, see the website.

July 20 & 21 - Mukilteo Garden and Quilt Tour.  11 am - 4 pm both days.  Spectacular landscaped gardens adorned with traditional and contemporary art quilts.  There are a limited number of tickets available.  Tickets may be purchased online: $15 advance purchase, $20 on the event days.
For more info, see the website.

July 26 - 28 - Covington Quilters Quilt Show.  Cedar Heights Middle School, 19640 SE 272nd, Covington.  Fri & Sat 10 - 5, Sun 10 - 4. Admission $5, under 12 free.
For more info, see the website.

If you need further information on anything, please leave a comment, 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.
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Friday, May 31, 2019

Crystal Quilters Calendar - June 2019



Friday, June 7 - 11:30 am Lunch will be at Il Siciliano1118 Myrtle Ave, Enumclaw.
1:00 pm. General Guild Meeting at the Buckley Fire Station, 611 S. Division St., Buckley.

Don't forget your Block Lotto blocks!  This month is 1/2 Log Cabin blocks.  Click on the tab at the top of the page for the directions and pattern.


4 blocks

Monday, June 10 - 12:30 pm Guild Advisory Board (GAB) meeting and Quilt Show Committee meeting, Buckley Library, 123 S. River Road.

Friday, June 21 - 1 pm.  Guild Workshop.  Buckley Fire Station, 611 S. Division St., Buckley.  Sharon will teach a class on The Cross-Cut Quilt.  There will be handouts available at the guild meeting for supplies needed for the workshop.



To see more examples of Cross-Cut quilts, see Here, HereHere and Here.

There is a link to the tutorial for the Cross-Cut Quilt on the Internet Resources page (click on the tab at the top of this page), as well as some links to the Self-Flanged binding for those who requested it.

July 5 - Set up at 11:00  am, Potluck begins at 11:30 am  @ Nancy A's home.  Guild Annual Picnic Potluck and Challenge Quilt Reveal. Please bring your Challenge quilt in a plain brown bag.  How is your challenge quilt coming along?  We are anxious to see what you have created!

July 18 - 12:30 pm.  Guild Advisory Board (GAB) meeting and Quilt Show committee meeting.  Buckley Library, 123 S. River Road.

    *** Upcoming Quilt Shows and Events ***

June 14 - 16 - 80th Annual Meeker Days Arts and Music Festival, Downtown Puyallup.  Friday 12 - 9 pm, Sat. 10 am - 9 pm, Sun 10 am - 5 pm.   Pierce County's largest street fair!
For more info, see the website.

June 16 - Father's Day

July 4 - Independence Day Parade, Downtown Enumclaw.

July 18 - 21 - King County Fair at the Expo Center, 45224 284th Ave SE, Enumclaw, WA.

July 19 - 21 - "Northwest Splendors" 33rd Annual Quilt Show by The Sunbonnet Sue Quilt Club.  Sequim Middle School, 301 W. Hendrikson, Sequim.
For more info, see the website.

July 20 - 21 - Mukilteo Garden and Quilt Tour. Advance purchase tickets are $15.
For more info, see the website.

July 26 - 28 - Quilt Show by The Covington Quilters.  Cedar Heights Middle School, 19640 SE 272nd.(Kent-Kangley Rd), Covington.
For more info, see the website.



Monday, April 29, 2019

Crystal Quilters Calendar - May 2019


Friday, May 3 - 11:30 am - Lunch will be at Maguey's Grill, 352 Griffin Ave, Enumclaw.
1:00 pmGeneral Guild Meeting at the Buckley Fire Station, 611 S. Division St., Buckley.

Wednesday, May 15 - 12:30 pm.  Guild Advisory Board (GAB) meeting and Quilt Show Committee meeting. Buckley Library, 123 S. River Road.

Friday, May 17 - 1:00 pm  Guild Workshop at the Buckley Fire Station, 611 S. Division St., Buckley.  We will have a Trunk Show by RoseMary Keene.  

Friday, June 7 - 11:30 am Lunch. Location TBA.
1:00 pm. General Guild Meeting at the Buckley Fire Station, 611 S. Division St., Buckley.

Monday, June 10 - 12:30 pm GAB meeting and Quilt Show Committee meeting, Buckley Library, 123 S. River Road.

* There are links to some new quilt patterns on the Internet Resources page (click on the tab at the top of this page) Be sure to check them out!

  ** Upcoming Quilt Show and Events**

Friday and Saturday, May 3-4 - "Stitches Of Love" Kitsap Quilters 33rd Annual quilt show.  President's Hall, Kitsap County Fairgrounds, Bremerton. 
For more info, see the website.

Thursday - Saturday,  May 16 - 18 - "Quilts in the City" Yakima Valley Quilters Guild quilt show. Yakima Convention Center, 10 N. 8th St., Yakima.
For more info, see the website.

Sunday, March 31, 2019

Crystal Quilters Calendar - April 2019

Friday, April 5 - 11:30 am - Lunch at Krain Corner, 39929 264th Ave SE, Enumclaw.
1:00 pm - General Guild Meeting at the Buckley Fire Station, 611 S. Division St., Buckley.

Wednesday, April 17 - 12:30 pm Guild Advisory Board (GAB) meeting
1:30 pm - Quilt Show Committee meeting at the Buckley Library, 123 S. River Rd, Buckley.

Friday, April 19 - 1:00 pm - Guild Workshop at Trinity Lutheran Church,  1535 Washington Ave, Enumclaw.  Judy will be teaching the Laura Heine-method of Fabric Collage.
This will be information for 16” x 20” wall hanging size. No sewing machines will be needed. Nine patterns will be available to purchase.
For ideas/examples of what we'll be learning/doing, please see the website of Laura Heine and also see the website of Susan Carlson.  (Danny Amazonas does similar work, but has no website.  You can do a Google search for his images or view him on Facebook.)

Friday, May 3 - 11:30 am Lunch, location TBD.
1:00 pm. General Guild Meeting at the Buckley Fire Station, 611 S. Division St., Buckley.

Wednesday, May 15 - 12:30 pm Guild Advisory Board (GAB) Meeting.
1:30 pm - Quilt Show Committee meeting at the Buckley Library, 123 S. River Rd, Buckley.

Friday, May 17 - 1:00 pmGuild Workshop at the Buckley Fire Station, 611 S. Division St., Buckley. 

                           ** Upcoming Quilt Shows and Events **

April 12 - 13 - "Needles and Stitches" Camano Island Quilters Quilt Show, Stanwood Middle School, 9405 271st Street, Stanwood, WA.
For more information, see the website.

April 26 - 27 -  “It’s Raining Quilts” The Everett Quilt Show Experience, Edward D Hansen Conference Center, 2000 Hewitt Avenue, Everett, WA.
For more info, see the website.

April 26-28 - "Fabric of The Forest" quilt show, Piecemakers Quilt Club, Forks High School Auxillary Gym, Forks, WA.  Featured Quilter will be Mary Lou Weidman, who will give classes during the show.
For further info, see the website.

May 3-4 - "Stitches Of Love" Kitsap Quilters 33rd Annual quilt show.  Due to bad weather, the show has ben rescheduled.  
For more info, see the website.


Sunday, February 24, 2019

Crystal Quilters Calendar - March 2019


Friday, March 1 - 11:30 am -  Lunch will be at The Mint, 1608 Cole St., Enumclaw.
1:00 - General Guild Meeting at the Buckley Fire Station, 611 S. Division St., Buckley.

Please bring your 4 Leaf Clover Block Lotto blocks to the meeting.  Judy will be die cutting pieces for the April umbrella Block Lotto block before and after the meeting, so if you'd like some cut for you, please bring 3 color-coordinated six inch by twelve inch rectangles of fabrics. Judy will also bring patterns for you to trace to cut your own if you prefer to needle turn. This’ll make three blocks, you’ll also need three 13 inch square background blocks for the block.

example block

Friday, March 15 - 1:00 pm - Guild Workshop at the Buckley Fire Station, 611 S. Division St., Buckley.  Charlotte will be sharing Crazy Quilt ideas with us.

Friday, March 15 - 4 - 7pm - Empty Bowls event. Enumclaw High School. Tickets available for Pre-Sale at Brown Paper Tickets.  $20/person pre-sale, $25 at the door. 

Saturday, March 16 - National Quilting Day!  How will you celebrate?

April 511:30 am -  Lunch location TBD.
1:00 - General Guild Meeting at the Buckley Fire Station, 611 S. Division St., Buckley.

April 191:00 pm - Guild Workshop at Trinity Lutheran Church,  1535 Washington Ave, Enumclaw.  Judy will be teaching the Laura Heine-method of Fabric College.
See Laura's website here.



              ** Upcoming Quilt Shows and Events **

Feb 28 - March 3 - Sew Expo, Washington State Events Center, 110 Ninth Avenue SW, Puyallup, WA 98371.
For more info, see the website. 

March 15 - 17 - "Color Dance in Fabric and Thread" Quilters Anonymous 38th Annual Quilt Show.  Evergreen State Fairgrounds, Monroe.
For more info, see the website.

April 12 - 13 - "Needles and Stitches" Camano Island Quilters Quilt Show, Stanwood Middle School, 9405 271st Street, Stanwood, WA.
For more information, see the website.

April 26 - 27 -  “It’s Raining Quilts” The Everett Quilt Show Experience, Edward D Hansen Conference Center, 2000 Hewitt Avenue, Everett, WA.
For more info, see the website.

May 3-4 - "Stitches Of Love" Kitsap Quilters 33rd Annual quilt show.  Due to bad weather, the show was rescheduled.  Please check the website for confirmation of dates and times.