October Newsletter

Hello Fellow Guild Members,

This month’s guild meeting was a great success.   Thanks to all who participated in the Blend Project!  We had a great turn out and hopefully look forward to having similar challenges in the future.

Our next meeting will be on November 21st at 7pm.  Below you will find out all the events at that meeting.  According to our by-laws it is time to Nominate Board members.  here are the Baord Members positions:

  1. President
  2. Vice President
  3. Treasurer
  4. Secretary
Only members who are present at the November meeting will be able to nominate 2014 Board Members.   For more detailed information please refer to the By Laws.

Lastly, we wil not have a December meeting.  Guild will resume on January 16th at 7pm.  At this meeting, a new exciting challenge will be announced.  Also, please sign up to share a technique for a 10 for $10.  We love learning from members first!

If you have any events you would like to include in the next newsletter, please forward that information to wamquiltguild@yahoo.com.  As always, feel free to contact me if you have any questions.

Kerrie  

Upcoming Events

November Meeting Activities

  • Scrappy Plate Holiday Party!  Bring drinks, sweets or whatever delisious food item you can think of to our Holiday Party.
  • Nominating Board Members
  • Holiday Ornament Swap  This swap is hosted Allegory and she has already provided us with a Pinterest board to get your creative juices flowing
  • Show & Tell  Bring your latest project and share with us your inspirations.  Be prepared for pictures and questions!

New Super Cool Notions

Every month we gab about what we are using.  I thought I would compile a list of those items that are mentioned.

  1. Linda did the 10 for $10 this month and showed us a super quilt technique.  We also noticed her Rotating Cutting Mat!  Check it out here.
  2. Sulky thread was also mentioned.  One member used it for quilting  Here is some more info on that.
  3. Robin mentioned this tutorial on machine sewing hexes.
  4. Here is more info on the Color Shout Catchers to prevent bleeding quilts.
  5. Here is the Rebecca Shift Dress Pattern Theresa was talking about.  There may be some other patterns ypu may want to check out!

Have fun!  If you have a notions you want to share in the newsletter, shoot me an email at wamquiltguild@yahoo.com.

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