Monday, December 2, 2019

Crystal Quilters' Calendar - December 2019


Friday, Dec. 6 - 11:00 am- General guild meeting and Holiday Party. We will enjoy a  Potuck lunch.  Please bring your yummy foods!  Please list ingredients for those with food allergies.

For those wishing to participate in the fun and games, please bring 3 - 12 1/2 inch squares of batik (same or different), 3 - 6 1/2 inch squares of novelty fabric (all the same or different), and 2 fat quarters in a brown bag.

Reminder: Guild Dues of $35 are due on or before the December meeting.

Wed., Dec 18 - 10:30 am - 12:30 pm - GAB meeting at the Buckley Fire Station

Friday, Dec. 20 - 1:00 pm -  Guild Workshop at the Buckley Fire Station, 611 S. Division St., Buckley.

Wednesday, Dec. 25 - Merry Christmas!

Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020 - Happy New Year!

Friday, January 3, 2020 - 11:30 am - Lunch @ TBD
1:00 pm - General Guild meeting at the Buckley Fire Station, 611 S. Division St., Buckley.

Friday, January 17 - 1:00 pm - Guild Workshop at the Buckley Fire Station, 611 S. Division St., Buckley.


 * * * Upcoming Events * * * 


Saturday, Dec. 7 - 6 - 8 pm - Enumclaw's 54th Annual Christmas Parade on Cole Street.

Sat. Dec 7 - 7:00 pm -  Cascade Foothills Chorale at the Calvary Presbyterian Church, 1725 Porter St., Enumclaw.

Sunday, Dec 8 - 2:20 pm - Cascade Foothills Chorale at the Calvary Presbyterian Church, 1725 Porter St., Enumclaw.

Feb. 27 - March 1 - Sewing & Stitchery Expo, Puyallup
For more info, see the website.

Friday - Sunday, March 13 - 15 - "Beauty & Blossoms & Bugs, OH MY!", the 39th annual quilt show by Quilters Anonymous Quilt Show, Monroe, WA.  $9 admission. Free Parking. 
For more info, see the website.

Saturday, November 9, 2019

Update to Crystal Quilters November 2019 Calendar

Wed, Nov. 13 -10:30 am - 12:30 pm - GAB meeting at the Buckley Fire Station

Friday, Nov. 15 - 1:00 pm Guild Workshop at the Buckley Fire Station, 611 S. Division St., Buckley. 

Monday, Nov. 18th -  Deadline for submissions to the newsletter.

Nov. 28 - Thanksgiving Day

Friday, Dec. 6 - 11:00 am- General guild meeting and Holiday Party. We will have a  Potuck lunch.  Please bring your yummy foods!
For those wishing to participate in the fun and games, please bring 3 - 12 1/2 inch squares of batik (same or different), 3 - 6 1/2 inch squares of novelty fabric (all the same or different), 2 fat quarters in a brown bag.
Reminder: Guild Dues of $35 are due on or before the December meeting.

Wed., Dec 18 - 10:30 am - 12:30 pm - GAB meeting at the Buckley Fire Station

Help!  Who can take the 2019 Raffle Quilt to other quilt guilds to sell tickets?? Please contact Pat G. if you can help!!

Help!  Member Gail Simburger is looking for someone to embroider on the back of baseball caps for her.  If you can help, please call her @ 425-879-6029.


** Upcoming Quilt Shows and Events **

Nov. 8 - 10 - "Return To Our Roots" Quilt Show by the Block Party Quilters.  Issaquah Community Center, 301 Rainier Blvd. S.  $8 admission. 
For more info, see the website.   

Nov. 21 - 23 - Rusty Barn's Quilt, Craft and Sewing Festival at the Puyallup Fairgrounds.  Admission is $12 for all 3 days.  Thurs & Fri, 10 - 5, Sat.10 - 4.   Free parking in the Blue Lot, enter in the Blue Gate.

For more info and a $2 off Coupon, see the website.

Nov. 22 - 24 - Festival of Crafts and Gifts, at the Enumclaw Expo. Fri & Sat 10 - 6, Sun 10 - 4.  Admission is $5.  Visit Santa!  Holiday music, food, and shopping. 
For more info, see the website
.

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Crystal Quilters Calendar - November 2019


Wednesday, Oct. 30 - 1:00 pm - Quilt Show Wrap-Up Meeting at Pat G.'s house.

Thursday, Oct. 31 - Halloween 

Friday, Nov. 1 - 11:30 am - Lunch will be at Frankie's Pizza, 117 Roosevelt Ave.
1:00 pm - General Guild meeting at the Buckley Fire Station, 611 S. Division St., Buckley.
The Block Lotto for this month will be Cranberry Chutney.  Click on the tab at the top of the page for directions and pattern.

Wed, Nov. 13 -10:30 am - 12:30 pm - GAB meeting at the Buckley Fire Station

Friday, Nov. 15 - 1:00 pm Guild Workshop at the Buckley Fire Station, 611 S. Division St., Buckley. 

Monday, Nov. 18th -  Deadline for submissions to the newsletter.

Friday, Dec. 6 - 11:00 am- General guild meeting and Holiday Party. We will have a  Potuck lunch.  Please bring your yummy foods!
For those wishing to participate in the fun and games, please bring 3 - 12 1/2 inch squares of batik (same or different), 3 - 6 1/2 inch squares of novelty fabric (all the same or different), 2 fat quarters in a brown bag.
Reminder: Guild Dues of $35 are due in December.

Wed., Dec 18 - 10:30 am - 12:30 pmGAB meeting at the Buckley Fire Station

Help!  Who can take the 2019 Raffle Quilt to other quilt guilds to sell tickets?? Please contact Pat G. if you can help!!

Help!  Member Gail Simburger is looking for someone to embroider on the back of baseball caps for her.  If you can help, please call her @ 425-879-6029.


** Upcoming Quilt Shows and Events **

Nov. 8 - 10 - "Return To Our Roots" Quilt Show by the Block Party Quilters.  Issaquah Community Center, 301 Rainier Blvd. S.  $8 admission. 
For more info, see the website.   

Nov. 21 - 23 - Rusty Barn's Quilt, Craft and Sewing Festival at the Puyallup Fairgrounds.  Admission is $12 for all 3 days.  Thurs & Fri, 10 - 5, Sat.10 - 4.   Free parking in the Blue Lot, enter in the Blue Gate.

For more info and a $2 off Coupon, see the website.

Nov. 22 - 24 - Festival of Crafts and Gifts, at the Enumclaw Expo. Fri & Sat 10 - 6, Sun 10 - 4.  Admission is $5.  Visit Santa!  Holiday music, food, and shopping. 
For more info, see the website
.

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Crystal Quilters Calendar - October 2019


Friday, Oct. 4 - 11:30 am - Lunch this month will be at Ann's Fudge and Bakery, 1522 Cole St., Enumclaw.  To see menu choices, click here.
1:00 pm General Guild Meeting at the Buckley Fire Station, 611 S. Division St., Buckley.
The Block Lotto block for this month is the same as the September block.  Click here.

Friday, Oct. 4 is also National Taco Day (see more here)  and Plaidurday (see more here)

Friday, Oct. 18 - 1:00 pm Guild Workshop at the Buckley Fire Station, 611 S. Division St., Buckley. 

Friday, Nov. 1 - 11:30 am. Lunch will be at TBD.
1:00 pm - General Guild Meeting at the Buckley Fire Station, 611 S. Division St., Buckley.

Friday, Nov. 15 - 1:00 pm Guild Workshop at the Buckley Fire Station, 611 S. Division St., Buckley. 

                * * * Upcoming Quilt Shows and Events * * * 

Friday - Sunday Oct. 4 - 6 - Inland Northwest Rail Museum 2nd Annual Quilt Show in Reardon, WA.  
For more info, see the website

Sat, Oct 5 - "Threads Through Time" Quilt Show by Long Branch Improvement Club, in conjunction with the Key Peninsula Farm Tour. Longbranch, WA.
For more info, see the website.

Fri - Sat, Oct 4-5 - "Community Stars Quilt Show" by West Sound Quilters at the Kitsap County Fairgrounds.
For more info, see the website.

Fri - Sat, Oct. 4-5 - "Quilting For the Art of It", 18th Annual Quilt Show by Ladies of the Lake Quilt Guild. Longview, WA.
For more info, see the website.

Fri - Sat, Oct 11 - 12 - "A Quilters Journey" Quilt Show by Washington Stars Quilt Guild. At the WA Land Yacht Harbor in Olympia.
For more info, see the website.

Fri - Sun, Oct. 11 - 13 - 2019 Quilt and Fiber Arts Festival by Pacific Northwest Quilt & Fiber Arts Museum. Everett, WA.
For more info, see the website.

Fri - Sat, Oct. 18 - 19 - "Quilt Ahoy" Quilt Show by  the Gig Harbor Quilters.  At the Gig Harbor Yacht Club.
For more info, click here.

Monday, September 23, 2019

Come To The Quilt Show!


Please join us, as we love to share our quilts!  There will also be vendors, demonstrations, a Make & Take, our Tea Room and our Country Store.

If you bring a non-perishable food donation for the Food Bank, you will receive a free fat quarter!

The Enumclaw Expo Center is located at 45224 284th Ave SE, Enumclaw, WA 98022.



Sunday, September 1, 2019

Crystal Quilters Calendar - September 2019


Friday,  Sept. 6 - 11:30 am - Lunch will be at Rainier Bar & Grill, 1623 Cole St., Enumclaw.  To see the menu, click here.
1:00 pm - General Guild Meeting at the Buckley Fire Station, 611 S. Division St., Buckley.
If you have any “like new” quilting items you would like to donate for the Raffle Baskets, please bring them to the Guild Meeting in September. Items include: Quilt Patterns, Notions, Fabric, Kits, books, etc.
Additionally, we are collecting fat quarters to add to the auction baskets. For the September Meeting, please bring at least one Fat Quarter.
Also, please bring some 4 1/2 inch squares of fabric for the "Design A Quilt" Station at the Quilt Show.
Thank you all for supporting our Quilt Show and Raffle Baskets. We appreciate your support!

Block Lotto for September - click here.

Wed, Sept 18 - 1:00 pm -Raffle Basket Assembly at Susanne's house.  Please let Susanne know if you plan to attend.

Friday, Sept. 20 - 1:00 pm. - Guild Workshop and GAB/Quilt Show meeting at the Buckley Fire Station, 611 S. Division St., Buckley.  We will be working on completing projects for the quilt show and the general store.

Friday and Saturday, Sept. 27 - 28 - "Sharing Our Stitches" Crystal Quilters' quilt show at the Enumclaw Expo Center!  For more information, click on the Quilt Show tab at the top of the page.

Friday, Oct. 4 - 11:30 am -Lunch. Location TBD.
1:00 pm - General Guild Meeting at the Buckley Fire Station, 611 S. Division St., Buckley.

Friday, Oct. 18 - 1:00 pm - Guild Workshop at the Buckley Fire Station, 611 S. Division St.

     * * * Upcoming Quilt Shows and Events * * * 

Fri. & Sat., Sept. 13 - 14 - "Fresh and New" Bee-utiful Quilts quilt show by the Busy Bee Quilters.  5002 Bickford Ave., Snohomish, WA.
For more info, see the website.

Sat., Sept. 14 - Bainbridge Quilt Festival.  Outdoor quilt display by the Bainbridge Island Modern Quilt Guild.  9 am - 5 pm.
For more information, please see the website.

Fri. - Sun., Sept 13 - 15 - "Celebrate" by the Walla Walla Valley Quilt Festival.  Walla Walla Fairgrounds, 360 Orchard St., Walla Walla, WA 99362
For more info, see the website.

Fri. - Sun, Sept. 20-22 - "Whale of A Quilt Show" 26th annual quilt show by the SeaPal Quilters. Ocean Shores Convention Center, 120 W Chance a La Mer NW, Ocean Shores, WA 98569.
For more info, please see the website.

Fri. - Sun., Sept. 26-28 - Northwest Quilting Expo, 19th Annual Quilting Festival, 9:30 - 5 Fri & Sat, 9:30 - 4 Sun. At the Portland Expo Center, 2060 N. Marine Dr. Portland, OR 97217.
For more information, see the website.

Fri & Sat., Sept. 27 & 28 - "Sharing Our Stitches" Quilt Show by the Crystal Quilters, at the Enumclaw Expo Center.  10 am - 4 pm both days.  $6 admission donation.  Please bring a non-perishable food donation for the Food Banks to receive a fat quarter of fabric!
For more info, see the website

Fri. & Sat., Oct 11 & 12 - "A Quilters Journey" Quilt Show by The Washington Stars Quilt Guild. at The Land Yacht Harbor, Lacey.
For more info, see the website.

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Block Lotto - September 2019

September's Block Lotto block will be the Maple Leaf block.


This is a 9 inch finished block (9 1/2 inches raw edge).  Please use fall leaf colors (red, yellow, orange, purple) for the leaf and a creamy white (not true white, please) for the background.

Here is a chart for the sizes to cut your squares.  Please use the 9" sizes.


And here is a link to the tutorial explaining how to make this block.  Click here.

Here is a block assembly chart:



You may make as many blocks as you would like, and for each block that you've made, your name will be entered in the drawing.  Please bring your completed blocks to the September 6th meeting.

Monday, July 29, 2019

Crystal Quilters Calendar - August 2019


Wed. July 31 - 10:30 amGuild Advisory Board and Quilt Show meeting, at Pat G's house.

There will not be a regular Guild meeting this month.

Friday, Aug. 2 - 8:45 am - Past Presidents Outing - Meet at Mr. Bill's parking lot, on the east side of the building (closest to Enumclaw), at 8:45 am for a 9:00 am departure time.  We will be car pooling.
For those closer to Puyallup, we will meet at Fred Meyer’s 1100 N Meridian and River Rd. Park on the side closest to N. Meridian away from the store.  The Enumclaw bunch should arrive there about 9:30 am. We will try to leave Fred Meyer's by 9:35 am.
If you have not previously signed up or need further information, contact Donna Q. or Vonda.

Friday, Aug. 16 - 1:00 pm - Guild Workshop.  Buckley Fire Station, 611 S. Division St., Buckley.  We will be using this time to work on our Quilt Show entries.  And there will also be someone to take photos of your quilts if you need help with that.

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

Friday, Sept. 20 - 1:00pm - Guild Workshop.  Buckley Fire Station, 611 S. Division St., Buckley.

    * * *  Upcoming Quilt Shows and Events * * *

Sat., Sept. 14 - Bainbridge Quilt Festival.  Outdoor quilt display by the Bainbridge Island Modern Quilt Guild.  9 am - 5 pm.
For more information, please see the website.