We have something new planned for the spring: Dianne Ritter has designed a Row-by-Row Mystery Quilt for us. Be sure to read her write-up – registration starts at the October meeting (Programs table).
We had a good response with the PhD signup and lots of signup sheets got taken home. Don’t forget to bring them back, all filled in, for the October meeting. Remember, there’s only this month and November to register your unfinished projects. If you’ve already finished a registered quilt, please bring it to show and tell. Update on the prizes: every quilt you finish will earn an entry into the cash draw. There will also be fabric and other prizes in categories like Community Quilts and most inches finished. Last chance to show your quilts will be in May. The winners will be announced at the June social. Fee: $2 for each PhD registered.
I just know more of you get inspired by what you see around you than signed up in September! October is the last month to register and if you can’t decide right now, sign up a TBA and let your imagination wander at will. There is no restriction on size, so a quick study or prototype block for a larger quilt would work fine. So would a postcard quilt or a mug rug. Bring both the quilt and the inspiration (or a photo of it) to the November social. Because of the short time frame, just the quilt top needs to be finished. Fee: $1. Prizes will be by popular vote (via secret ballot) at the November meeting.
Unfortunately, Stacey Day had to cancel her trunk show, but hopefully we’ll be welcoming her in 2017 instead. We’re working on getting a substitute speaker and will let you know when they’re confirmed.
NOVEMBER: Potluck Winter Social
Bring your choice of sweet or savory finger food – no signup required. Coffee and tea will be provided. We’ll also have a surprise take-away activity – just bring needles, neutral thread, and a pair of small scissors. We’ll supply the rest. Also in November, the results of the Inspiration Challenge and more completed PhDs for show and tell.
Laurel Hickey, Norine McCaffrey, Betty Clarke, and Rosalind Knight, Program Coordinators