Monday, 3/18 at 9:00 am. Set-up begins and volunteers needed. Tuesday, 3/19 through Sunday, 3/24 Quilt Show-Volunteers needed to answer questions from visitors. Thursday, 3/21 5:30-9:00 Reception with the artists and refreshments Thursday, 3/21 7:00-8:00 Tour of Tiffany Exhibition (led by Mary Kay Hymes) Friday, 3/22 1:00-2:00 Tour of Tiffany Exhibition (led by Mary Kay Hymes) Monday, 3/25 at 9:00 am. Tear down begins and volunteers needed.
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SAVE THE DATE June 7th—8th, 2019 an overnight trip 23 seat bus 2-3 shops on the way home. More information to come in future newsletters. This is in response to the interest expressed in going to this show at the Lisa Binkley classes. Dawn Seaman (563) 659-9983
Even though the cancellation of the February Guild Meeting threw us off a bit, we are happy to report that the bus is full! A waiting list has been started as well. (Please let us know if you need to cancel so we can fill your spot). A reminder to those who are going: Date: Thursday, March 28, 2019 Place: Tri-State Travel 520 W 76th ST Davenport, Iowa Time: Loading bus starting at 6:30am Leaving for Chicago at 7:00am Return […]
National Quilting Day is observed annually on the third Saturday in March. It is a day that is celebrated around the country with special quilting shows, classes, open museums and much more. This is a day to appreciate and to recognize quilt makers, along with all of their long labor, love and skill that goes into the making of each quilt. National Quilting Day was started at the June 1991 annual show of the National Quilting Association in Lincoln, Nebraska […]
May 16-21, 2019 A time to get together with others and learn new fibery techniques. Especially anything messy such as dying fabrics with many techniques, mono printing with gelli plates or glass base, stamping, etc. Also things such as felting, tatting, sculpting features for fiber figures, wool, and weaving. Schedule and information when you click Farm Fiber Fun 2019. Farm Fiber Fun needs: Coffee Cans (plastic) 1.8 lbs. size
BOOKS OF INTEREST The Historical Interest committee is delighted to tell you of the 2 new books in the library. Both are written by my 3rd favorite Quilt Historian, Sue Reich. Reich is a superb researcher. In World War I the pictures of quilts are not what we would call patriotic. Chapter one is “Quilting through the 1910s.” From Crazies to redwork to tobacco silks are covered. Pictures of antique fabrics and a page for the Sears catalog and the […]