Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Crystal Quilters Calendar

Friday, June 1 Crystal Quilters meeting at 1 p.m. at the Mountain Villa  Mobile Home Park clubhouse (upper level), 1099 Mountain Villa Dr., Enumclaw.  Lunch will be at The Krain Corner Inn in Enumclaw at 11:30 a.m.

Monday, June 4Crystal Quilters Too meeting, 7 pm at the Mountain Villa  Mobile Home Park clubhouse (lower level), 1099 Mountain Villa Dr., Enumclaw. 

Friday, June 15 - 10 a.m. Quilt Show Committee meeting at Patricia's house. (see newsletter for address)

Friday, June 15 - 1 - 4 p.m. Crystal Quilter's workshop.  At the Mountain Villa  Mobile Home Park clubhouse (lower level), 1099 Mountain Villa Dr., Enumclaw.  We will be finishing aprons for the quilt show.  Bring your basic sewing kit and machines with turquoise thread.

Monday, June 11 - Field Trip to That Patchwork Place in Woodinville.  Meet in the Sears parking lot at 9 a.m.

Wednesday through Saturday, June 20-23 - Quilt Retreat at Mrs.Anderson's Boarding House in Leavenworth.  The remaining balance of $85 will be due at the June meeting.  There are still some openings if you want to go.  The cost is $150.27 per person, including breakfast and tax.

Friday, July 27 - Annual picnic and Challenge reveal at Pat G's. See the newsletter for the address.

Tuesday, September 11? -  possible field trip to LaConner and Quilt De'va.  Details TBD.

Saturday, Nov. 3 - workshop with Colleen Wise.  www.colleenwise.com  See the pattern selected for the workshop, "Emerald City", on the Workshop page.

The Pet Robin:
January - Center
February - Applique
March - Fabric Manipulation
April - Triangles
May - Circles
June - Blocks

Call for Blocks!  
* We need the batik blocks (greens and purples) for the Arts Alive! donation quilt to be turned in ASAP!

* We need the earthtone stars for our own donation quilt to be turned in ASAP!

Help Wanted!
We need volunteers for:
* A Chairperson for the King County fair.  This would involve getting the quilt racks, getting quilts and hanging the quilts.
* Someone to design a new logo for the guild.  
* A Quilt Show Chairperson for the 2013 show.  We need someone to learn the ropes with the committee this year for a smooth transition next year.
* Volunteers to do demonstrations at the quilt show in October.  Be thinking of what YOU can do!

* Are you still working on the Quilt Challenge?  There are only 1.5 more months (mid July) left to finish your "Doorway to Imagination"!

Be sure to check out the latest 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.

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Calendar of Events

June 20 - 24 - Western Washington Quilt Shop Hop, 54 Quilt Shops from Lynden to Vancouver.  All participating quilt shops will be open 9am - 8 pm Wednesday to Saturday, 10 am to 5 pm Sunday.  See the website for more info.  

July 27 - 29 - BEEutiful Quilts 2012 show by Busy Bee Quilters Guild of Snohomish.  Friday  & Saturday 10 am - 6 pm, Sunday 10 am - 4 pm.  Monroe High School, 17001 Tester Road, Monroe, WA.  Admission $7, under 12 free.

August 3 - 5 - "A Breath of Fresh Aire", Covington Quilters Quilt Show.  Cedar Heights Middle School, 19640 SE 272nd, Covington.  Friday & Saturday 10 am to 5 pm, Sunday 10 am to 4 pm.

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

Sept. 5 - 9 - Leavenworth Quilt Show, Leavenworth, WA.  For more information, call 509-548-5311 or visit www.quiltersheaven.com

Sept. 21-22 - Harvest of Quilts show by NCW Quilt Guild.  Wenatchee, WA

Oct. 5 - 7 - LaConner Quilt and Textile Museum 2012 Quilt Show, LaConner, WA.  For more information, call 360-466-4288 or visit www.laconnerquilts.com