Saturday, April 23, 2011

President's Newsletter

Greetings and Salutations,

Okay, here we are time to get ready for the next meeting and in doing so I need to write a letter of news…whatever that means. The program for April as you may recall was Zentangles and Quilting, have you zentangled since then? Are we going to see any quilts that are Zentangle inspired? I thought most of those present, were, if not interested at least curious and enjoyed the opportunity to see into a type of relaxation and quilting that you may not have encountered previously.  You can check online at (the bar below the header picture has a tutorial).

I heard from a friend, who is not a guild member, that the Fantasy Fiber Forest in Canon City is really good – you have until the 30th to go and enjoy that show. I am looking at my calendar, checking for when I may be able to squeeze this in.

The month of May is racing towards us breakneck speed, hence, the squeezing the calendar statement earlier, our program for May will be given by Nani from NaLa’s Quilt Shoppe in Fountain, on ‘Ispirations’. If your enthusiasm is at a low point, perhaps this will get your creative flow back in place. Don’t forget the tablet and writing utensil…or the ‘morning after’ the forgetter we all seem to have, will have kicked in and forgotten, and gone those ideas will be, hence bring that auxiliary brain aka pen and paper.

Preview time: as those who have been on the board know having the entire year planned is not an easy thing to do.  So for the Preview of some of the coming events – June will be Cyndi McChesney with ‘Reheated Leftovers’ and July will be ‘Come to the Fair’ a fun time.

Now is a good place and time to say a few things. We need to do some fund raising and we also know

that Cyndi Lauper did have it correct ‘Girls (DO) Just Want to Have Fun’ so in July the ‘Come to the

Fair‘ event will also be a bit of a fund raiser, fun time, a sharing time and with a bit of help from all

a way to get some funds. There has been a bit of planning and we had so-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o many great

ideas – we are thinking of breaking them up into two different times of fun and funding opportunities.

Are you up for it? There will be more information during the meeting in May.


Well, did that make you curious…I hope so, and I hope to see you all at the meeting, Monday, the 2nd of May 2011, at Gabby’s Diner & Catering (formerly Solid Ground) doors are open at 6:30 p.m.sss

LUV Quilts 2011:
_2_ newly donated _ 8_ YTD
LUV Quilts: 2010:    _75_ YE
LUV Pillowcases 2010:
_0_ newly donated _8_ YTD
LUV Pillowcases 2010: _80_YE
Wounded Warrior Quilts 2011:
_0_newly donated  _5_ YTD
KEY: YE = Year End and YTD= Year To Date

Member’s _52_
(includes_1_new members)
Visitors & Non Members_7_
Meeting Checklist for May:
__Block of the Month
__Wounded Warrior Block
__Fat Quarter (Flower Print for May)
__Your Badge
__LUV Quilts
__LUV Pillowcases
__Sew and Share Items
__Notebook and Pen/Pencil
Refreshments  for May: SNACKS: Jennifer Drake & Carla Wendler
DRINKS: Barbara Martinez & Nina Stevens