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.

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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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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.

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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!


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Monday, June 2, 2014

Crystal Quilters' Calendar

Thursday, June 5 - 1:30 pm.  Quilt Show Committee meeting @ Mountain Meadows Mobile Home Park Clubhouse.

Friday, June 6 - 11:30 am.  Lunch will be at The Lee restaurant, 1110 Griffin Ave,. Enumclaw.
1:00 pm General Guild Meeting in the Meeting Room at the Enumclaw Library, 1700 1st St.


Friday, June 13 - 12 noon to 4 pm.  Erika Plank will do a class on the Cathedral Window pillow, done by machine, at Heavenly Quilts and Fabrics, 135 Jefferson Ave.,  Buckley. (see her Unseen Hands website here)  There will be a sign-up sheet at the meeting.  The cost of the class is $35 plus purchase of her template for $15.

Supply List for the Cathedral Window Class: 

1 1/2 yards muslin or "background" fabric of your choice
12 - 2 3/4 inch squares of fabric of your choice (for the center of each window section)
9 inch Seam pressing template from Unseen Hands (will be available for purchase at the workshop)
Iron
Pressing surface for your area
Large cutting mat
Rotary cutter & ruler
Sewing machine
Thread to match the background fabric of your choice
Pins
Seam ripper
14 inch pillow form

Wed. June 18 - Sunday June 22 - Western Washington Shop Hop.

Friday, June 27 - 1 pm to 4 pm. Guild Workshop at Heavenly Quilts and Fabrics, 135 Jefferson Ave., Buckley.  Bring your UFO's for help and assistance in finishing to be ready for the Quilt Show in October.


Friday, July 11 - 12 noon - 4 pm.  General Guild Meeting, Potluck Lunch and Quilt Challenge Reveal party at Clarine's house.  (find her address in the guild newsletter) Please bring your own chair.  Lunch will be served promptly at noon!

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.

* 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!

* We still need charity quilts, with a more urgent need of the small quilts for the St. Francis hospital nursery.


Sizes for Charity Quilts

Women/Girls & Men/Boys

For Hospitals:        Preemies or Stillborn 18” X 24”
                              Nursery Sizes: Crib size  40” X 60” Approximately

Lap Quilts              40” - 42” X  50” - 60”

Wheelchair size      40” –  42” X 50” (not longer as they catch in wheels)

Ashley House        for children from infant to 18 years. All sizes from crib to twin

N.W. Kidney Center    40” - 42”  X  60” - size is approximate

For victims of Domestic Violence & the homeless – all sizes


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Sunday, June 1, 2014

Upcoming Quilt Shows and Events

Friday June 6 - Sunday June 8 - Blast of Freedom Quilt Show by Woolley Fiber Quilters.  In downtown Sedro-Woolley during the Blast From the Past festival.  Follow the signs to their locations.  $3 admission.
For further information, see their website here.

Wednesday June 18 - Sunday June 22 - Western Washington Shop Hop.
For further information, see the website here.

Saturday, June 21 - Saturday June 28 - Sacred Threads Biennial Exhibition.  Epiphany Parish, 1805 38th Ave., Seattle WA
For further information, see the website here.

Friday June 27 - Saturday June 28 - Fabric Magic.  Basin Piecemakers 2014 Quilt Show.  Moses Lake High School, 803 Sharon Ave. E, Moses Lake, WA, 98837. 9 - 5 pm. Free parking.
For further information, see the website here.

Tuesday July 1 - Tuesday September 2 - Washington Row by Row Experience.  (A new kind of shop hop!)
For further information, see the website here.

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.

Monday, April 28, 2014

Crystal Quilters' Calendar

Thursday, May 1 - 1:30 pm - Quilt Show Committee meeting @ Mountain Meadows Mobile Home Park in the Park Hall. 

Friday, May 2 - 11:30 am.  Lunch will be at Frankie's Pizza, 117 Roosevelt Ave. (across from Safeway)
1:00 pm. General Guild meeting, in the Meeting Room at the Enumclaw Library, 1700 1st St.  Judy E. will do a demo on specialty rulers and tools.

Friday, May 16 - 1:00 pm. to 4 pm. Guild Workshop at Heavenly Quilts and Fabrics, 135 Jefferson Ave., Buckley. The workshop will be on "Back to Basics".


Monday, May 19 - 9:00 am  Annual trip to That Patchwork Place/Martingale Publishing.  Meet at the Sears parking lot in Enumclaw to carpool.  This will be an all-day trip, including lunch and visits to a couple of quilt shops.


Friday, June 6 - 11:30 am Lunch.  Location TBD.

1:00 pm General Guild Meeting in the Meeting Room at the Enumclaw Library, 1700 1st St.

Friday, June 13 - 12 noon to 4 pm.  Erika Plank will do a class on the Cathedral Window pillow, done by machine, at Heavenly Quilts and Fabrics, 135 Jefferson Ave.,  Buckley(see her website here)

Wed. June 18 - Sunday June 22 - Western Washington Shop Hop.


Friday, June 27 - 1 pm to 4 pm. Guild Workshop at Heavenly Quilts and Fabrics, 135 Jefferson Ave., Buckley.  Bring your UFO's for help and assistance in finishing to be ready for the Quilt Show in October.


Quilt Events in May:


Friday, May 2 - Saturday, May 3 - Festival of Quilts, Northwest Quilters 39th Annual Quilt Show.  Portland Expo Center, Exhibit Hall D, 2060 N. Marine Dr., Portland, OR. Hours are 10 am - 5 pm both days.  $8 admission.

For more information, see the website.

For those that like to plan ahead, here are some events that will be occurring in 2014.


May 17 - Arts Alive! Artist's Studio Tour.  Marty's house will be on the tour.


July 11 - 12 noon - 4 pm.  General Guild Meeting, Potluck Lunch and Quilt Challenge Reveal party at Clarine's house.


Friday and Saturday, Oct. 10 and 11 - Our Quilt Show!


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, Dec. 5 - 12 noon.  Holiday Potluck at Mountain Villa Club House.  Bring 2 fat quarters in a brown paper bag for a fun exchange.


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