Am I back in Kindergarten?

Since I’m old enough (or is it smart enough) to have started school straight into Grade One, I missed out on days of tracing and cutting that I assume took place in Kindergarten. I got lots of practice today though as I traced and cut out the pieces for the last five blocks of my applique quilt. I’ve been working on this piece for almost a year and a half and, although those last pieces are cut, I’ll probably still be working on it a year and a half from now.

We had a wonderful turnout at the bee today. Several members dropped in to see what we were up to, and I hope next time more of them will stay to sew. As Sandra pointed out several times today, only four months (and a bit) until Christmas.

A few of the ladies at the bee attended the Texada Artists Studio Tour and Sandra reports that the quilt show event was “beyond fabulous”. I heard Kathy mention how much she enjoyed talking to one of the participating artists. Hopefully the very active group on Texada will make this a regular event.

The Tuesday Sandwich Board

I couple of the programs on my new computer are newer versions than I am used to. A warning: I’m still adjusting to the new photo software (just in case these photos don’t transfer over well).

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Guild Events

Door Hangers for Olive Devaud

The hanging can be any size, as long as they fit on a standard door. Adding a sleeve to the back will help with their placement.

Summer Library Hours

Tuesday between 9 AM and 2 PM

Community Quilts

Your offerings for Community Quilts are (always) gladly accepted.

Around Town

Blackberry Festival Street Party – August 17, 2012

Arts Alive in the Park – August 18-19, 2012

Powell River Studio Tours ( – August 25-26, 2012

Upcoming Events (Out of Town)

Kelowna Quilt & Fibre Art Show ( – September 21-23, 2012

PieceMaking in the Valley Quilt Show (Chilliwack) – October 19-20

Triennial Quilt Show (Penticton) – October 19-20

Stitches from the Heart Quilt Show (Castlegar) – October 19-21

Decade of Quilts (Coquitlam) – October 20-21

Quilt Canada (Penticton) – May 16-18, 2013

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