It’s your turn now


The Facebook group has been created and, thanks to Sandra Johnstone and Barb Kuntsi, I think it is all working. If you are logged in to Facebook you can search for Timberlane Quilters Guild and ask to join the group. If the search doesn’t get you there, use this address (www.facebook.com/groups/timberlanequiltguild) once you have logged in to Facebook. I’m sure there will be glitches as we move forward. If you come across something that doesn’t work please let me know and I’ll see if I can sort it out.

Remember, the Facebook page is all about you. Add posts to keep other members up-to-date, post photos of your projects, ask questions – whatever it becomes is up to you.

I stopped in for a few minutes at the Blue Mountain Estates sewing bee this morning. I picked up my Challenge bag from Kathy O’Malley. I love the fabric but I’m not sure about a pattern. The web is a wonderful place though for inspiration and free patterns.

Elvis Fans Take Note

CQA/ACC Quilt BC 2013 has just announced that Elvis will be in the building for the banquet on Saturday, May 18, 2013.

Quilt Across Canada Challenge (63,360 inches = 1 mile)

After the first business meeting, the Guild had contributed 1,767 inches to the project. Today Rene added 36” and Barb added 660”.

Our new total is 2,463 inches

The Tuesday Sandwich Board

The regular sewing bee was cancelled due to the Soup and Sandwich lunch at the Senior Center.

Guild Events

Fabric Dying Workshop

Saturday, September 15, 2012 at 9:00 AM

Guild Pot Luck and Program Committee Presentation

Thursday, September 20, 2012 at 6:00 PM

Quilt Show Meeting

Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 6:00 PM

Regular Business Meeting

Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 7:00 PM

Door Hangers for Olive Devaud

The hangings can be any size, as long as they fit on a standard door. Adding a sleeve to the back will help with their placement. Don’t forget a label on the back so your work is acknowledged.

Library Hours

Tuesday between 9 AM and 3 PM (except the second Tuesday of the month)

Thursday evening during the regular Guild Business Meeting and demo nights

Community Quilts

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

Celebration of Quilts

Our Guild’s Show and Tell – March 9 & 10, 2013

Around Town

“Respect for All” Old Fashioned Family Picnic – September 15 at Willingdon Beach

Terry Fox Run – September 16 – Lower Recreation Complex

Fall Fair – September 22 & 23 – Exhibition Grounds

Upcoming Events (Out of Town)

Kelowna Quilt & Fibre Art Show (www.kelownaquilts.com)– 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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