Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Crystal Quilters Calendar

Friday, March 2 Crystal Quilters meeting 1 p.m. at the Mountain Villa  Mobile Home Park clubhouse (upper level), 1099 Mountain Villa Dr., Enumclaw.  Lunch will be at Lumberjacks Bar and Grill, 720 Main Street, Buckley at 11:30 a.m.

Monday, March 5 - Crystal Quilters Too meeting.  7 pm at the Mountain Villa Mobile Home Park clubhouse (lower lever), 1099 Mountain Villa Dr., Enumclaw.

Friday, March 16 - No Workshop.  Field Trip to Monroe Quilt Show.  Meet at Sears parking lot to leave by 9:00 a.m.  You may sign up at the meeting to participate in the field trip.

March 23 - Quilt Show Committee meeting.  10:00 a.m. at the Buckley Library.  (ignore the Closed sign)

June 20-23 - Crystal Quilters Retreat at Mrs. Anderson's Boarding House in Leavenworth, WA.  Cost is $135.  Breakfast is included, other meals you're on your own.  14 people can attend.  If you're interested, you may sign up at the meeting.

* Are you doing the Pet Robin?  Step 3 for March is Triangles.

* How is your Quilt Challenge coming??  Go to Quilting Arts (click here) for inspiration.  (It is the first item in the second row, "Doorway to Imagination".)  You need to join QA (which is free and easy to do) to download the pdf file, which is the magazine pages showing the quilts that were made for this reader challenge.  You will need the Adobe Acrobat reader to read this file, which is also a free download.  Click here to get the Adobe Acrobat reader.  

Be sure to check out the links on the Internet Resources page.  Click on the tab at the top of this page.  There are links for on-line photo albums of various quilt shows, and links to a number of pages that have free and low-cost quilt patterns.  Also, check out Our Photos!  Just click on the tab at the top of this page.

If you need further information on anything, please click on "comments" to leave a message, 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.

Calendar of Upcoming Events

March 1 - 4, Sew Expo, Puyallup Fair & Events Center, Puyallup, WA

March 16, 17, 18 - "Alive with Color!",  Quilters Anonymous 31st Annual Quilt Show, Fri. & Sat. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Evergreen State Fairgrounds, 14405 179th Ave. SE, Building 604, Monroe, WA  98272
500+ quilts, everything all in one new building (Bldg  #604)

April 1 - 30, Fidalgo Island Quilters Quilt Walk
Hundreds of quilts displayed in 35 downtown Anacortes businesses. Maps available at participating merchants and Anacortes Visitor Center.

April 20 - 22 - Fabric of the Forest Quilt Show.  Forks High School Auxillary Gym, Forks, WA.

April 6 - 7 - "My Stars!", Fidalgo Island Quilters Biennial Quilt Show, Friday 10am - 6pm, Saturday 10am - 5pm, Anacortes Middle School, Anacortes, WA

June 20 - 24 - Western Washington Quilt Shop Hop

August 24 - 25 - "Quilting By The Bay", Moonlight Quilters Quilt Show.  Bellingham Boys & Girls Club, 1715 Kentucky Street, Bellingham, WA.

August 24 - 26, Pacific West Quilt Show, Tacoma, WA