Monday, February 2, 2015

Crystal Quilters Calendar - February 2015

Friday, Feb. 6 - 11:30 am - Lunch will be at Bangkok Thai resaurant, 1240 Griffin Ave., Enumclaw.
1:00 pm - General Guild meeting at the Buckley Fire Station, 611 S. Division St., Buckley. 

The agenda for the meeting will be available at the meeting.

If you haven't already turned them in, please bring your finished half-square triangles trimmed to 2 1/2 inches square, made of the squares we traded at the January meeting.

There will be a discussion of Friendship and String Quilts at the meeting.  There will also be a short demo by Judy on the cleaning and repair of Vintage sewing machines. Bring your Featherweight machine to the meeting for assistance.

Please consider bringing one, two or more Friendship, Star or Basket blocks to contribute to our 2015 raffle quilt with the theme of Friendship.  Your choice of block pattern, size and fabric/color.  Wynonna and Vonda will be assembling the quilt.  Blocks MUST be turned in at the Feb. 6th meeting!

Don't forget:
* to wear your nametag at the meeting!
* it's recommended that each member donate at least one Comfort Quilt this year.  See the newsletter for the recommended sizes.

Friday, Feb. 20 - 1:00 - 4:00 pm - Guild Workshop at the Buckley Fire Station.  String quilts/Slash Your Stash!  We'll be playing "Strip Poker".  (No, not that kind of strip poker!  *grin*)   Bring your strips cut 1 inch to 2 5 inches to play along.

Friday, March 6 - 11:30 am Lunch is TBD
1:00 pm - General Guild meeting at the Buckley Fire Station, 611 S. Division St., Buckley.

Upcoming Quilt Shows and Events:

Feb. 18 - 10 - 2 pm- Dee Brown is giving a Fusible Web class at the Enumclaw Library, 1700 1st  St.

Feb. 20 - 21 - "Modern Vintage" Quilt Show, Kitsap Quilters 29th Annual quilt show.  Kitsap County Fairgrounds, President's Hall, Bremerton.  10 am to 5 pm daily.  Featured artist: Sharon Broom.
For more information, see the website.

Feb. 26 - March 1 - Sew Expo!  Puyallup Fair and Events Center, 110 Ninth Ave.SW, Puyallup 98371.
For further information, see the website

Friday, March 6, 2015 - 4 - 7 pm - Empty Bowls (fundraiser for local food bank) at Enumclaw HS Community room.

March 13 - 15 - "Quilts Under Northwest Skies" Annual quilt show by Quilters Anonymous.  Evergreen State Fairgrounds, Monroe, WA.  Friday and Saturday 10 - 5, Sunday 10 - 4.  Admission $8 (good for all 3 days).
For further information, see the website.

March 27 - 28 - "The Story Begins At Home" quilt show by Tri-Cities Quilters Guild, Three Rivers Convention Center, 7016 W. Grandridge Blvd., Kennewick, WA.  Fri 10 - 6, Sat 10 - 5.  $5 admission.

April 9 - 11 - "A Journey Through Time" annual quilt show by Clark County Quilters, Vancouver Church of Christ, 9019 NE 86th St., Vancouver, WA  Thurs & Fri 10 - 5, Sat. 10 - 4:30.  Admission $7 or $10 for a 3 day pass.
For more info, see the website.

May 7 – 10 - Puyallup Valley Quilters' 17th Annual Cascades Retreat, Yelm, WA (cost of retreat $190.00)

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