Thursday, November 15, 2012

November guild meeting

The day was beautiful and our meeting was started by Dennise Thalman our president and friend. As the meeting started business was done and prizes award.

  • Utah Quilt Guild meeting is coming up on October 8-12 2013

  • November birthday's were celebrated and some lovely birthday quilts were turned in to happy Happy Chemo reach there goal. Have you turned in your quilt for your birthday?

  • UFO #12 was shown as members slowly complete there list of unfinished projects that are piling up around each of our sewing room. The UFO listing is completed till next year. Do you have your list ready for next year or did you complete all your projects and are ready to move on to new ones?

  • The Ott Light for November was Colleen Lichtenber. She wowed us with her amazing projects and amount of talent she shared with us. She truly accomplished her goal for the month. The Ott light for January goes to :

  • The last of the Funky chicken blocks was shown if you don't have yours contact Loretta for the patterns or visit Fatcat website.

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  • We discussed snowmen blocks to be exchanged for next year. They are to be 9 1/2 inch blocks with a light blue back ground, sewn in sets of 9. If you haven't signed up yet. It isn't to late contact Dennis to sign up.

Next Month is the Annual Christmas luncheon party.  Meeting for next month starts at 12 noon. To help with the luncheon contact Joan.  Many hands make the light work for those in charge. For our show and tell we would love to see the year long projects we have been working on. How is your Funky  chicken or your stitchery we would love to see what you have created.  Don't forget to bring you white elephant that is sewing related (under $10)

We look forward to next month and the fun times we will have at our party sharing one another and friendship.

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The thought for the season was shared by Dennise as she reminded us that those we care for our not only our friends, sisters and children but also they are God Chidren and we have been given that right by him to support and help them and he will do the rest and carry us through what ever we face.
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Thursday, November 8, 2012

October Meeting minutes

October meeting was filled with laughter as we learned about the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown and our trivia was tested as the questions were asked and answered.

       We discussed ways to share our talents with others and make a but of money to use for the quilt and the business that may come up.
Annual Quilt show is at the Zermont in Midway this coming year October 8-12 visit the Utah State Guild website for more information and to find out about being a pattern tester.
      We exchanged our Halloween blocks where witches seemed to be the theme of the day. A job well done for all those that participated. We look forward to seeing what is created from these amazing blocks.
     Don't forget the guild is still accepting donations of table runners, and purses to be used as door prizes for our annual Christmas party.

UFO for November is # 12  bring your project finished or a fat quarter to share

The  November Ott Light went to Colleen Lichtenberg

The sew in for November meeting will be UFO"s we all have some to work on so come and enjoy the down time creating and building friendships.

  Don't forget to bring your Birthday donation quilt: The quilt you make to donate in your birthday month will be going to Happy Chemo for patients who have endured chemotherapy. The sizes needed are 45 x 45 or 60 x 72

We discussed an exchange for the upcoming year. So keep your eyes out for some fun snowmen, the back ground will be a light blue and the block is to be 9 1/2 inches. Look for more information to come.

Our meeting is getting ready to start. Where is your favorite place to sit?

 Annual meeting was reported and the donations were shared and showed by Dennis Thalman our president.
A wool project in progress.

The report of the UFO's completed! How is your pile going is it growing or going down?

Show and tell is another fun time as we share what we have created and felt the love and friendship that is shared. So many lovely creations and the talent over flows.

Sue shares with us a fun idea to embellish a fun table topper.

Creative Pin Cushions

Yes this is a quilt block and yes it is laying flat. What a fun block!

State Fair exhibits created by Michelle Stay and Lori Bashin. Both are jobs well done.

Ruth shares with us her amazing talent for paper piecing and what she has created.