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Sunday, February 15, 2015

February 12th, 2015

It was a cold and windy night, but we still had a good turnout for our February Meeting.  President Micki was away, so Lorna M very ably chaired the meeting.

Lorna M being pensive

Judy Balint from Cornerstone Quilts and More was the Merchant for the evening and she brought along many notions, gadgets and patterns for our perusal.

Judy and Elaine T at Judy's table

After break, instead of a Speaker, 6 of our guild members gave Demonstrations of quilting "Tips and Techniques".  There is an amazing amount of talent and knowledge in our guild and these 6 members shared some of theirs with us.
Kim Z demonstrating the 10 degree mini ruler

Lorna M demonstrating how to baste your quilt

Cathy S demonstrating how to make mitered borders

Anne L demonstrating how to join binding on an angle

Jacqui VMS demonstrating how to Paper Piece

Judy B demonstrating making leaf appliques with the Leaves Galore Template

We would like to congratulate guild member Lyndsey J.  She has accepted a position with the Library Department of Athabasca University in Alberta.  Good Luck in your new job and please come and visit us at a guild meeting when you are home for a visit.  Thank you to Lyndsey's mother, guild member Lorraine J., for providing us with cookies at break to celebrate.

Lyndsey's Author Quilt (picture taken in Sept 2014)

Gail ML shared an update regarding our London Roads raffle quilt.  It was won by Kaitlyn R.  Kaitlyn's Grandmother had purchased a block of tickets and put family members names on the tickets and Kaitlyn's was the ticket that was drawn.  She was presented with the quilt at Christmas and as you can tell, she absolutely loves it!

Kaitlyn R. with her London Roads Quilt

We had another great "Show and Tell" and then the drawing of the tickets for fat quarters, a special package donated by Judy and the gift basket.  Judy also donated a book to the Library.

Mibsie B's Orchestra Spectator Quilt

Pat F's Hexie Quilt

To see more pictures from the meeting click here.

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