Wednesday, February 24, 2010

President's News

Pueblo West Quilters Newsletter
March 2010
Quote: In the crazy quilt of life, I'm glad you are in my block of friends.
Our next meeting will be held on Monday, March 1st @ 7:00 p.m. at the Solid Ground Restaurant, 412 S McCulloch Blvd. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m.
The March program will be guest speaker, Cathy Ortega, who will be demonstrating hand appliqué. Members/guests are asked to bring the following for hands-on instruction: thimble, sharp-pointed scissors (curved are best) to trim little pieces, and a couple of straight pins.
We still need volunteers for Block of the Month, Set-up, and Refreshments. The sheets will be available for sign up. Thank you to all who have already volunteered.
Bring extra sympathy and get-well cards for the board to send out cards to our members.
March's BOM: Spinning star presented by Vicki Becker. Patterns will be available at the sign-in table if you have not received one.
Fat Quarter drawing: Green
BOM: Sue Longsdorf will demonstrate April's BOM.
Refreshments: Nina Stevens/Evie Sheldon (snacks) and Carol Hires/Carla Wendler (drinks)
Set-up: – Betty Yergert and Heidi Gard arrive between 6:00 & 6:15
Take-down: we would like everyone to help in the take-down (putting chairs away)
LUV Quilt requirements – minimum 36x36
LUV Quilts
  2009 LUV Quilts: 60 2010 LUV Quilts: 14 YTD
  2010 Pillowcases: YTD  
  Members signed in: 50  
  Visitors and non-members: 3
Vicki Becker
President, Pueblo West Quilters Guild

Tuesday, February 9, 2010

February 1st 2010

Meeting was called to order by President Vicki Becker

Secretary and Treasurer's report were approved.

Guild pins are for sale $3.00 each make sure you get one for your name tag. We now have a resource book with a list of members who are offering quilting, binding or any quilting related service.

We had many beautiful reds/pinks  heart block of the month.

Vicki gave the demo for March's block. Please use a black background and two bright colors.

LUV Quilts were donated

Sew & Share was enjoyed by all. 

Faith Wellman---Doodle Time Designs gave a wonderful talk and demonstration to the guild. Faith designs and sells her own quilting patterns.