Friday, July 18, 2014

July 17 Card Making Program and Show and Tell

The Dare to Wear small group presented the July program about making greeting cards using fabric and quilt scraps. Kate introduced the program, explained the materials and resources available, showed sample cards, and opened the rest of the program to a hands-on time for members to experiment and make our own cards.

These sample cards were made by Dare to Wear group members.

Members worked during the hands-on part of the program.

During a break for Show and Tell, Lynne showed her contribution to the Small Quilt Auction.

Shirley also showed her small quilt for the auction, as well as a creative kite quilt.

Margaret showed a quilt she made using the Disappearing Hourglass pattern found on the Missouri Star Quilt Company website.

Members continue to make comfort quilts. Another one was shown by Regina.

Sunday, July 13, 2014

Connie Sue Haidle Lecture

Connie Sue Haidle of Apple Blossom Quilts will present a trunk show and lecture on July 31, 2014, at Central Lutheran Church at 7 pm. She specializes in back basting preparation for appliqué and creates original patterns. The lecture is free. On Thursday, August 14, she will present her Quick Prep Appliqué Workshop at Central Lutheran Church. This workshop is free to members, who will need to purchase a pattern. Non-members will pay $10 plus the cost of the pattern.

Missing ALCQ Library Books

2014 Missing ALCQ Library Books

When we librarians did a recent inventory, the following library books were missing and unaccounted for in the sign out notebook. Please check to make sure that you don’t have one out by mistake.

B-49  Beading Artistry  by Thom Atkins

C-59  Color Magic for Quilters by Ann Seely & Joyce Stewart

E-05  Easy Paper Pieced Keepsake Quilts by Carol Doak

E-22  Easy Paper-Pieced Miniatures by Carol Doak (also missing in 2012)

S-63  Stori of Beaded Embellishment        by Mari Stori

If you are a new member, please take a look at the varied array of books we have available in the guild library. You can find a book by looking it up in the inventory notebook, which is organized by author’s last name, book title, and subject. Our inventory is also listed by author’s last name in the library link on the guild’s blog. Each book has a code to help you find it on the shelf. You can sign out a book by filling in the requested information in the sign out notebook in the library cart. Please return your book promptly, ideally at the next guild meeting, so that it is available for others to use.

During our inventory process, we culled books that we felt were out-dated or that duplicated better or more recent books. If you have a title to suggest for purchase in the 2015 budget year, please tell us. We’ll be happy to consider it.

Margaret Gingerich and Darlene Appel

Thursday, July 3, 2014

July 3,2014 Day Group Show & Tell

The first quilt for show & tell is this year's raffle quilt! Get your tickets & start selling!

Jackie showed a butterfly flower pot sent to her from her little grand girl.

Shirley finished this piece from the stash for an auction quilt.

She also quilted this panel as a gift for Sarah Palen's parents, as a thank you for them sharing their garden  bounty with her,

Margaret G. made this for the Anchorage Decades in Quilts, representing the Tony Knowles Coastal Trail 
Linda P. made this weather vane quilt.

Linn W. shared 2 baby quilt tops she made,

& a completed, hand quilted quilt for grand babies.

Glenda made 3 quilts for the Decades-quilt challenge.
The first shows downtown buildings & the Log Cabin Quilt Guild.

The 2nd is Bean's Cafe's Empty Bowl project.

The last is First National Bank, where Glenda worked for many years.

She also made this "Biker Chick" quilt inspired by our former member Marge McG.

Deb H. showed her Landscape challenge quilt from the Calendar Girls Challenge.

Doris talked about a story she read, about a Civil War quilter who made quilts & smuggled drugs in them to help soldiers