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Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Another new sponsor!

Welcome back Quiltworks! Please check out the link in the sidebar. Quiltworks is located in south London in Lockwood Park. Neat and clean, lots of nice fabric! Check it out!

Saturday, September 27, 2008

East London Library Quilt Show

Just got back from the East London Library Quilt Show, and I had a great time! I was in a bit of bad spirits when I arrived, such a gray day, and miserable traffic, but soon, being surrounded by so much inspiration and comraderie, I remember why I joined a friendship guild! Leonor, from the library, was great; we were set up in a nice size room with natural light. It would have been better if we could utilize the wall space a bit more, but Cynthia brought some stocking hangers and we were able to hang a few wallhangings up over the cupboards.



9 Ladies participated, including myself, Cynthia M-R, Beth M, Beth M, Bev J, Irene, Jill B, Liz, and Christine and we brought lots of stuff! We proudly handed out flyers for the Harvest of Quilts 2008 Show and gave out our blog address and encouraged those interested to come down and check out one of our meetings. We also handed out flyers for the East African Quilt Show.



Many thanks to Leonor at the East London Public Library and to all the ladies that donated their time and shared their work, and of course to those who visited, we thank you too and hope to see you at Harvest of Quilts 2008!

Monday, September 22, 2008

Welcome New Sponsor!

LFQG would like to welcome another new sponsor to our blog and newsletter: Melon Patch Quilts: Custom Machine Quilting by Krystin McCoy of Ilderton. She has been a member of the Canadian Machine Quilting Association since 2001 and has won many awards at local fairs. She also does machine quilting for a number of charity organizations and has travelled to South Africa to teach quilting at the Zulu Quilt Guild. You can read about her experience on her web page, www.melonpatchquilts.com.

Friday, September 5, 2008

Next Meeting: Tuesday, September 11, 7PM

Welcome Back Quilters!

As well as taking care of guild business, our guest speaker will be Garnet Smalley of Cotton By Post, who will be talking about his trip to Kenya and his upcoming East African Quilt Show.

Reminders:
-Registration forms for the new guild year are due if you have not already submitted them.

-Quilt Show registration forms are being accepted now, deadline is the October meeting, but help the committee out by submitting early. This your chance to show off all your hard work done in the last two years.

-Toonie Table donations will be accepted for the Quilt Show, the donations should be a handmade quilty item.

-Submissions for the East London Library "Stitch in Time" Quilt show on Saturday, September 27 are still being accepted until Sept 15th just email leonor.dacosta@lpl.london.on.ca for details.

-Door prizes! As usual we have a wonderful door prize, a basket of goodies gathered by Cynthia, tickets are available for sale at the door. Plus, you can get free tickets for our fat quarter draws by bringing the following items (one ticket per item) your name tag, guild chatelaine, a mug (the guild executive will be providing snack for this evening and there will be juice and hotwater for tea available) and this month's Secret Notion will be fabric pens or pencils a sort of Back to Guild theme!

Wednesday, September 3, 2008

Quilters on Vacation: Olmstead Falls, OH

Another quilter on vacation...
This quilt store was in an old house in a historic shopping area of Olmstead Falls, OHIO, just west of Cleveland. The store was made up of several rooms of fabric--each room had a different theme. The second picture was taken in the batik room. They had several BOM projects underway that could be picked up in the store or ordered from their website. I was in search of some fabric for the backing of a quilt top that I just finished and I found just what I wanted. If you are ever near Cleaveland, this store is worth a side trip.

Submitted by Gail M-L