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Sunday, November 16, 2014

Nov 13th meeting

President Micki A. opened the meeting with a "WOW". "Wow" for how great our
Quilt Show was and how great a job the Quilt Show Committee and the Volunteers did.  She the turned the podium over to Charlene, the Quilt Show Coordinator, who gave us the breakdown on the results of the Quilt Show and told us about some of her most memorable moments from the show.
Quilt Show Chair Charlene O


Micki then introduced us to Lisa Hill.  Lisa is from Tilbury, ON and her business is called Soft Impressions by Lisa.  Lisa was both our speaker and vendor for the evening.  Her talk was entitled "Gizmos and Gadgets".  She filled us in on some new tools available for quilting and also some or her favourite tools and products.
Lisa Hill

Break time was busy with members signing up for workshops and shopping at Lisa's tables.
Sue, Helen, Micki and Lorraine checking out the quilting goodies 

After break, Charlene and Micki introduced the winners and honourable mentions from the different categories form the Quilt Show.  Each of the winners was presented with a beautiful award made by Gail ML and Joan H.

The Winners are:
Bed quilts:  Tiny C - One Block Wonder
Tiny C

Small quilts:  Megan G-Elephant Shoes
Megan G

Wallhanging:  Jacquie VMS - Mexican Star
Jacqui VMS

Miniatures:  Lorraine S - Grandma's Flower Garden
Lorraine S

Other quilted items:  Lynda W- Autumn Pumpkin
Lynda W

The Honourable Mentions are:
Bed quilts :  Ruth M - Tranquil Garden
Ruth M

Small quilts:   Cynthia N - Felines and Flutterbies
Cynthia N

Wallhanging:  Cathy S-In Full Bloom
Cathy S

Miniatures:  Anne L - Little Shop of Horrors
Anne L

Other quilted items:  Angie S - Art Bowls
Angie S

Lynda W. was also the recipient of the CQA Award for Viewers' Choice for her Autumn Pumpkin.
Lynda W

The meeting ended with "Show and Tell" and the drawing of tickets for fat quarters and the gift basket. Our Show and Tell was enhanced by Lisa Hill showing us some of her quilts.

Kathy V's Baby Goldfish Quilt

Chris A's Autumn Dresden Plate Quilt

Donna M's Lighted Christmas Wallhanging

Lisa Hill's Table Topper
To see more pictures from the meeting and from Show and Tell, click here.

See you at the December meeting!


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