Monday, June 24, 2013

King County Fair Update

Important Information:

Quilt entries for the King County Fair need to be delivered to the fairgrounds on Sunday, July 7 and Monday, July 8.

Set up for the Fair will be on Wednesday, July 10.

The fair runs for 4 days:  Thursday July 11 through Sunday July 14.  See the fair website for further information on hours, etc.

Don't forget that we need people to demonstrate at the fair.  Have you signed up?

Pick up your quilts after the fair around 6 p.m. on Sunday, July 14.

Let's have a great show of quilts this year and support the county fair!

Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Crystal Quilters Calendar

Friday, June 7 - 11:30 a.m. Lunch at Charlie's Cafe, 1335 Roosevelt Ave. E., Enumclaw
1:00 p.m. - General Guild meeting at the Enumclaw Library, 1700 1st Street.
We will be having Susan Olds present her talk and slideshow on "Pioneer Quilts of The Oregon Trail".

Friday, June 21 - 1:00 p.m. Guild Workshop.  The meeting will be at the new quilt store, Heavenly Quilts and Fabrics, 135 Jefferson Ave. Suite G, in Buckley.  Julie B will teach free-motion quilting on your domestic sewing machine.  Please bring 2 quilt sandwiches that measure 12" by 14" to practice on, your sewing machine that you can lower the feed dogs on, and a darning foot for the machine, if you have one.

Saturday, June 22 - Field Trip to Meeker Mansion, 312 Spring St., Puyallup.  This will be during Meeker Days Quilt Festival, in which they will be showing their collection of antique quilts.  We will be going as a group and will carpool from the Sears parking lot in Enumclaw.  Meet there at 10:15 - 10:30 a.m.
The cost of the tour is $5 per person and the tour will start at 11:00 a.m.  (Also, the MoonSpinners Group will be demonstrating carding and spinning yarn in the Large Parlor on that day)
After the tour, we've made arrangements, for those who care to participate, for lunch at The Trellis Cafe (a nice little tea room with great food) in Exhibitor's Mall, 10312 120th St. E., Puyallup.
There will be a sign-up sheet at the June meeting to sign up for this fun Field Trip.

Friday, July 19 - 12:00 Noon. Annual Potluck and Challenge Quilt Reveal.  Please bring a dish to share and your finished Challenge Quilt.  The meeting will be at Pat G.'s house, see newsletter for address.  Don't forget your Show & Tell as well!

There Will Be No Meeting In August!

Friday, September 6 - 11:30 a.m  Lunch.  Location TBD.
1:00 p.m. General Guild meeting at the Enumclaw Library, 1700 1st St.

* Evening meetings are cancelled until further notice due to lack of attendance.

* Don't forget to wear your name tag! We want to know who you are.  There will be a 25 cent fine for those who have forgotten their name tag.

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

* Are you working on your Crystal Clear Color Challenge?  It's due in 6 weeks! (July 19th @ High Noon)

* Country Store ideas and projects.  See Patricia G.
* Quilt Show committee volunteers!  Especially someone with computer skills.

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