Wednesday, September 29, 2010

President's Newsletter

Quote: If I stitch fast enough does it count as aerobic exercise?

Our next meeting will be held on Monday, October 4th @ 7:00 p.m. at the Solid Ground Restaurant, 412 S McCulloch Blvd. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m.

Our program for October is Sydney Risley from Lady Bug Quilts. She will be presenting “Take Care” - Let’s put a new light on what you can do on a daily basis to “take care” as you work on your quilting and craft related projects.

September’s BOM: Presented by Heidi Gard. Patterns will be available at the sign-in table if you have not received one.

Quilt Challenge
• Theme – Four Seasons
• No larger than 18x18
• Does not have to be a quilt
• Can work as a team
• Judging will be held at the November 1st meeting

Craft Fair – It’s around the corner! (October 9th & 10th) The October 4th meeting will be the last time to turn any items in.

Nominating Committee – Judy Visalli and Matie Taylor have volunteered for the Nominating Committee. Thanks to both of you! They will be asking for volunteers to be on our board. Please consider being on the board. We will elect our new officers at the November meeting. 2011 is our 10th year Anniversary as a guild.  

Christmas Party:
• December 6, 2010 (Time TBD)
• At the Carriage House in Pueblo (directions will come later)
• Cost: Member $7.00 Guest: $22.00
• Payment due by November 1st
• Buffet style dinner
• $15.00 gift exchange


Fat Quarter drawing: Pink  
BOM: Judy Visalli will demonstrate November’s BOM.
  Snacks: Faye Kimball and Chris Magan Drinks: Sandra Barringer 
Set-up: - Will need volunteers – Please arrive at 6:00 p.m.  
Takedown: we would like everyone to help in the take-down (putting chairs away)

LUV Quilt requirements – minimum 36x36 

LUV Quilts/Pillowcases
 2009 LUV Quilts: 60 2010 LUV Quilts: 73 YTD
  2010 Pillowcases: 74 YTD 
 Members signed in: 40  
 Visitors and non-members: 8


Vicki Becker
President, Pueblo West Quilters Guild