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Sunday, December 21, 2008

It's a boy!!!


On Friday, December 12th...a Full Moon as well - Elizabeth M delivered a beautiful boy Luke S ...tipping the scales over the 9lb. mark.
Congratulations from your guild members!

December Postcards: Let it snow! Let it snow!






















Sunday, December 14, 2008

Call for Entry!

International Quilt Festival/Chicago
Donald E. Stephens Convention Center
Rosemont, Illinois
April 17 – 19, 2009

O CANADA
International Quilt Festival/Chicago plans to showcase Canadian quilts and their makers in a special juried exhibit, O Canada. This exhibit will be one of the highlights of Festival, April 17 – April 19, 2009, at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Illinois. This exhibit is open to residents currently residing in Canada. You must reside in a Canadian province to be eligible for this exhibit.

They would like to invite you to participate in this exciting new exhibit focusing on the Canadian quilter. You may submit a total of five quilts for our consideration. Quilts need not be made specifically for this exhibit. Traditional or art, all quilts made by residents of Canada will be considered.

You can find the application form and all the information and rules of submission here.
Completed submissions with visuals must be received in their office by January 16, 2009.

Hands on Christmas 2008

Barb's Tree Ornament/Pin Cushion:
Rose's Hanging Mitten:



Christine's Folded Star Ornament:



Cynthia's Santa Ornament:


Carol's Chathedral Window Ornament:


Julia's Christmas Fabric Postcards:



Phyllis' Yo-Yo Tree Ornament:

(plus collected food items for food bank
and sample of Christmas Show and Share)
Jill's 'Holly Go Round' Wallhanging:

Merry Christmas and Season's Greetings to all!
Many thanks to the Executive for all their time and effort in providing the workshops; to the members for bringing food items to be donated to the food bank and to Christine who will bring them there; to Christine and her elves for preparing snack for the evening, and to Beth for being photographer for the evening!


Saturday, December 6, 2008

Next Meeting: Thursday, December 11, 7PM

Hands-on Christmas & Fellowship

The agenda for this meeting is as follows:
Guild business & News
Christmas Show and Share - bring your recent hand-made or quilted Christmas decorations or presents.
Break - Snack and tea will be provided.
Christmas decoration workshops - Each Executive member will be providing a decoration workshop; members were asked to sign up for their favourite at November's meeting. If you were unable to sign up then, spaces are still available for these workshops:

Cynthia M-R: Santa Ornament
Carol V: Cathedral Window Ornament
Barb A: Stuffed Tree Ornament/ pin cushion
Rose B: Mitten Wallhanging
Deb J: Holly Jolly Snowman
Christine R: Folded Star ornament
Julia C: Fabric postcards

Just email or call any one of these ladies to get a materials list or if you have any questions.

There are spaces available for these upcoming workshops:
Saturday,January 10th, Jill B will give helpful hints in machine quilting, cost: use your new found skills to quilt a Kids' Quilt.(oops sorry, this one is full, but there is a waiting list)
Saturday,February 21st, Quilt til you Wilt Day at the Stoneridge Inn, spend a day quilting in the luxury of the Stoneridge Inn, cost $60.
Saturday, March 28th, Anita Zobens returns to host an "Open Thread Bar".

Don't forget to bring:
1) Secret Notion: Please bring a non-perishable food item for the London Food Bank, we will also be giving out draw tickets for bringing your mug, chatelaine, and nametag.
2) Show and Share
3) Fabric postcard
4)Your materials for workshop
5) Christmas spirit!

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In case of cancellation due to bad weather conditions, that information will be posted on the blog, so check the blog before you head out. If you are unable to check, don't worry the executive will be calling each of the members to let you know.