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.

Oodles of Doodles Program

 Audrey introduced our program speaker Gina Flikkie of "Oodles of Doodles" with lots of high praises.  Audrey has taken some classes at the shop and has been smitten by the fun that Gina puts into everything.

In 2006 Gina got her first long arm, had to redo the milk house to make room for her growing interests and then in 2008 opened the shop in Riley.  You will find her at 109 S. Broadway
Tuesday/Wednesday/Friday   10 - 5
Thursday  12 - 7
Saturday  10 - 2
If the shop happens to be closed during these hours, give her a call at 293-2580 and she will come over if at all possible.
Classes abound from hand embroidery, wool, mysteries, creative quilt group, fat quarter sales, sew in days, etc.  Call or stop by to see what all is happening.

 Gina makes most of her own hand embroidery patterns.

 Here they took panels and put them into aprons.  One for the woman...

 and then this huge one fo the men.  Patterns are available.

 Every wondered what would happen if you put silk flowers, tulle and some imagination to work - well the pictured bouquet on top and the longer one Gina is holding below are just a few of the things you can do with these items.

 Since I am not knowledgeable in all the things that Gina can do - I will not embarrass myself by trying to tell you what she does to get all of these.  Enough to say that painting, dye, spray, spritz, water, sun, left over chenille , neon threads and fun on the long arm  -  with Gina all things are possible and probably will be used in one way or another, one day or another.

 This lovely quilt brought quite a bit of conversation - Gina thinks she did a heart - the guild agrees for the most part with Audrey - it's a hat - right? 

 This was a quilt for a son - done with hankies.

 In 1827 Sadie & Joshua got married - and through the generations this wedding gown has been cherished and passed along to finally be put into  this quilt that has been on display at some very important venues.  Talk to Gina to find out the "real" history on this gorgeous quilt.  Don't be surprised if you need a tissue during the telling.

Thank you Gina for an inspiring program and all the "wild" possible ideas.

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