Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Crystal Quilters' Calendar

Monday, March 47 p.m. General Guild meeting, Crystal Quilters Too. New Location: Arts Alive Gallery (for March and April only).

Friday, March 8 - 11:30 a.m. Lunch will be at the St. Elizabeth (Enumclaw) Hospital's "Corner Cafe".
1:00 p.m. General Guild meeting at the Enumclaw Library, 1700 1st Street.  Mary S. will present a talk and slide show on Barb Sherrill and her wonderful hand-painted fabrics.

* Be sure to bring to the meeting 1 yard of the UGLIEST fabric you've ever purchased.  Be prepared to tell why you bought it.  The rest is a surprise . . . all will be revealed at the meeting!

* Don't forget to wear your name tag! We want to know who you are.

* Please bring your Pet Robin to show when it is finished.  No waiting required!

Friday, March 15 - 1:00 p.m.  Workshop at the Mt. Villa Mobile Home Park clubhouse, lower level.  1099 Mt. Villa Drive, Enumclaw.  The workshop will be a Heart Potholder, presented by Vonda S.
Supply List 
2 - 10.5 inch squares of fabric for the front and back of the potholder
2 - 10.5 inch squares of fabric for the folded fronts
2 - 10.5 inch squares of batting or 1 square of cotton batting & one square of Insul-brite batting. (insulated)
About 1 yard of bias binding to bind the edges and make a hanging loop.
Sharp scissors
Thread for quilting
Thread to match binding
Regular sewing supplies
Sewing machine + walking foot

* How is your Crystal Clear Color Challenge coming along?  It's due in 4 months! (July 19th @ High Noon)

Saturday, March 16 - National Quilting Day!  For more information, see the National Quilting Association website.  There are suggestions on how to celebrate the day by having it be a Service Day.

* Please take a look at the "Internet Resources" page for information on Quilt Alongs and Sew Alongs for 2013.  Click on the tab at the top of this page.

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Calendar of Events

March 15 - 17 Out Of This World, Quilters Anonymous quilt show, Evergreen State Fairgrounds, Monroe, WA. $7 admission.
Hours: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.on Fri & Sat, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.on Sun.
For more information, see www.quiltersanonymous.org

March 22 - 23 - The Fizzy Mix of Fabric & Friends, Tri-Cities Quilters' Guild 2013 30th annual quilt show.  Three Rivers Convention Center, Kennewick, WA.
For more information, see www.tcquilters.com/

Monday April 1 - Tuesday April 30 -  Fidalgo Island Quilters Walk 2013, Anacortes, WA
For more information, see www.fidalgoislandquilters.com/resource-center.html

April 4- 6 - Clark County Quilters Show, Vancouver Church of Christ, 9019 NE 86th St., Vancouver, WA  Hours are Thurs. & Sat. 10 - 5, Friday 10 - 6.
For more information, see www.clarkcountyquilters.org/ 

April 11 - 13 - Fidalgo Island Quilters Show, Swinomish Casino & Lodge, 12885 Casino Drive, Anacortes, WA. Hours: Fri & Sat. 10 - 6, Sun 10 - 5.
For more information, see www.fidalgoislandquilters.com

April 11-13 - Festival of Quilts, Northwest Quilters 39th Annual Quilt Show.  Portland Expo Center, Exhibit Hall A, 2060 N. Marine Drive, Portland, OR
For more information, see www.northwestquilters.org/

April 19 - 20 - Fabric of the Forest Quilt Show, Forks High School, Auxilary Gym, 231 S. Spartan Ave., Forks, WA
For more information, see www.piecemakersquiltclub.org/

April 27 - 28 - Barn Quilts Around Washington, Central Washington Quilt Show, Kittitas Event Center, 512 N. Poplar St. Ellensburg, WA.  Washington's First Barn Quilt Trail.
For more information, see: barnquiltswashington.org