NEXT MEETING: Monday, July 15th, 2019, 6:30 pm

PROGRAM: "Christmas in July" Quilted Christmas Tree. Bring in 8 strips of fabric, cut into 2 1/2 inch squares. One piece of 5 1/2" fabric for the bottom and flathead pins.

Hand work time 5:30 pm
Refreshments 6:00 pm, provided by the Jelly Roll's

Remember your SHOW 'n TELL items

Also remember to sign in at the door for the Secretary's records.

In 2019: You can check here for programs, birthdays, who's turn for refreshments and to set up for the night; but you will need to go to

for updates and pictures on guild happenings.


MYSTERY? MYSTERY?? MYSTERY??? For months we have been looking at our program schedules and wondering what Dee was going to do. At last we know......

She put in a lot of Think Time to come up with a program that would excite and intice us. From her first sample, to her last, she led us on a path of resolving those issues of what do I do with that block I made in class and may never make any more of. We put time and material into those lonely blocks, too much to just toss them away or hide them in a box somewhere.

So let's SAVE THEM!!!!!!!!

Give a quilter an idea and.... well that is good. But showcase that idea with samples and hand outs - and you better watch out. Ideas are going to flow and flourish.

Dee's first "orphan save" got a great critique from her little grandson - "Grandma, why do you have a hot pad in your bathroom?" So she has fine tuned her idea and at the same time developed some diversified ways to border and display. Some of her single creations were put with other singles when they happened to have the same material styles (ex. Thimbleberries) and presto, you have a larger quilt to drape over your legs on those chilly TV nights. She even showed samples where the orphans were utilized on the backs. And don't forget those razzle dazzle embellishments that can bring a shine even to a dull block.

Thank you Dee for some great ideas and for all the hand-outs. Quilters - remember where you hid those orphans - everyone will be looking forward to seeing what our guild members come up with for their own SAVES.

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