Come sew with us on National Quilting Day (21 March)!!!

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Mark your calendars!!!  We’re having a Sit-n-Sew at the Moose Lodge (226 Green Acres Road, FWB) on 21 March from 9:00 until 2:00 …

You can come work an a charity project or bring one of your own projects to work on.  Lunch will be provided by the guild.

If you want to do 9-patches, we will be teaching both of these patterns (follow the links for instructions):

The Dancing Nine Patch found at:  http://quiltville.blogspot.com/2013/06/dancing-nines-pattern-time.html

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Starring baby quilt from Wedding dress blue (yellow stars) found at:  https://weddingdressblue.wordpress.com/2014/01/04/tutorial-starring-baby-quilt/

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Here’s a couple more 9-patch ideas.

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As usual bring your machine, scissors, pins, rotary cutter, etc.  Anything you think you might need to create quilts!

It’s National Quilting Day so come on out and join us.  Looking forward to a fabulously fun day of quilting…

Pictures from the February 12, 2015 Meeting

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Great turnout for the meeting!!!

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Our February Birthdays

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We are planning a workshop on 11 April with Karen Fisher (the new VP) at the Moose Lodge on Green Acres Road.  Here’s a look at what’s in store…

The cost will be $10 per person, that will include lunch.  More information about this event at our 12 March meeting…

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The Queen’s Tables were a hit!!! I hope everyone got the chance to visit all three tables.

Carolyn Tilburg shared her process for making stars…

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Shirley Ringleb covered a strip tubing technique at her table…

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And Lynda Richardson showed everyone that the curves of the “Drunkards Path” are worth a try…

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It was a very busy meeting but we still had time for show & tell…

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January & February 2015-Block of the Month

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Here are the fabric requirements for all the blocks, they are also listed on page 1 of the January block instructions.

Fabric One – 2 1/4 Yards

Fabric Two – 2 1/4 Yards

Fabric Three – 2 1/2 Yards

Fabric Four – 1 1/4 Yards

Each block will start out with an 8 1/2” (unfinished) block, then two more borders will be added to each block so that the block will be 14 1/2”(unfinished).

Link to instructions for January’s block:  Guild Jan 2015 BOM

January Block

Link to instructions for February’s block:  Guild Feb 2015 BOM

February Block

 

Hot Springs & Little Rock

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46th Annual National Quilting Association Show Bus Tour

 

5 days/4 nights

June 17-21, 2015

$689.00 per person based on double occupancy

Triple, Quad & Single Rates are available upon request

Price includes:  Bus Transportation, 5 breakfasts, 1 Lunch, 4 Dinners & 1 manager’s reception, 1 night in the heart of Hot Springs at the Embassy Suites Hotel, 3 nights at the Clarion Hotel in Little Rock.

Hot Springs:  Experience the Hot Springs at Qua Paw Bath House or Time to browse the shops in Hot Springs, try your luck at Oaklawn.

Little Rock:  Quilters will enjoy the Annual National Quilting Association Show day passes & ticket to evening meal and entertainment.  Companions that are not going to Quilt Show can enjoy seeing: Clinton Library & view current Exhibit, Rock Town Distillery & sampling, Visit the River Market area for shopping, drive by the Designing Women’s Home & Governor’s Mansion, Tour the Historic Empress House & Visit the Home & Gardens Celebrity Chris Olsen, Learn all about Olive Oil at Strippagio’s & visit the shops in same area…

$150.00 deposit due at the time of booking to secure a seat on bus & ticket.

Final payment due by 31 March 2015

Cancellation policy:  $50.00 cancel fee from time of booking to February 27, 2015

50% cancellation fee from February 28- April 15, 2015.

100% Non refundable from April 16, 2015 to departure to cover all prepaid expenses for this special tour.

www.tammysjourneys.com

Save $10.00 paying by check

Mail checks to:  Tammy’s Journeys, 217 Miracle Strip Parkway SE, Ft Walton Beach, FL  32548

For more information call:  Phone:  850-243-3809

Email:  tammy@tammysjourneys.com

Call for other forms of payments accepted.

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St. Andrew Bay Quilters’ Guild presents Quilt Show 2015

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http://www.sabqg.org/quilt-show.html

“Quilts from the Heart”
February 13 and 14, 2015 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Our Lady of the Rosary Catholic Church, 5622 Julie Dr, Panama City, FL 32404 (map)

Enjoy a display of quilts, Silent Auction, Quilt Boutique, Sewing Machine Raffle, Vendors and drawing for the 2015 Opportunity Quilt Blueberry Baskets 97” x 97”

Tickets $2.00 or 3 for $5.00.  Drawing to be held on Saturday, February 14, 2015 at 3:00 pm.

******* Location! *******

Our Lady of the Rosary Catholic Church

5622 Julie Dr, Panama City, FL

Located on the corner of Julie Dr and Hwy 231 – four miles north of the Mall

Admission $7.00

2015 Opportunity Quilt “Blueberry Baskets”

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February 2015 Newsletter

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President: Pam Martin

I hope all of you had a great time at our January meeting.  The board is still working on programs/activities for the year.  February will be another busy meeting.

We have had some changes to our board.  Due to some stress issues/concerns Lynda Richardson has stepped down as our VP.  BUT she will still be doing the Get R Done challenge so make sure you get your list in this month so you can enter in the contest.  I’m sure that Lynda is making this a fun challenge for us all.

Karen Fisher has agreed to step up and be the Vice President.  She would like to do a Block of the Month starting this month so she will show us that.  Karen is also planning the workshop but, thus far it is a surprise, but sure to be fun.

This month we will have Queen Tables.  A different technique will be taught at each table.

Hope that you all have your round robin started; Carol has added another layer to it.  I hope everyone will participate.  This is a great charity project.

Edith and her team would like you all to participate in charity quilts this year.  She would like to be able for us to give away more quilts than we did last year.

And last but not the least; we will unveil the guild challenge for this year.  I am very excited about it and I hope that you all will like and participate.

Happy quilting and send me any suggestions you may have.

Pam

Treasures Report for Jan  

Beginning Balance:              $ 1719.30

Deposit:                            227.00     (membership)

52.00     (raffle)

Expenses:                       –  56.00    (Word Press)

– 122.02    (Best Press bottles)

Ending Balance       $  1820.28

Door Prize Donations for February:

Marily Pryor                           Tressie Kobos

PJ Kobos                               Linda Holverson

Please bring two gifts, sewing related and a value of $10.00 each.

Pictures from the January 8, 2015 Meeting

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January Birthdays

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Dan Baker, Marilyn Pryor & Carolyn Urquhart

Marie gave us some outstanding ideas for folding and organizing fabric “collections”

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Carol with an example of what the next row should look like for the round robin quilts.

Make 4 hourglass quilt blocks to 3.5 inch unfinished size.  Cut (4) 3.5 by 12.5 inch strips.  Sew one strip to top and bottom of 12.5” square.  Sew hourglass to each end of the other two strips.  Sew to the block!  Done!

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