Category: Meetings

Holiday Party Luncheon

Our December meeting is our annual Holiday Luncheon. This year we are doing things a little differently. The luncheon will be a box lunch with your choice of entree. To be included in the luncheon please download this form, fill it out and return via mail to Laura Anderson. Her personal info can be found under the Members: Current Members link above. The cost of the box lunch is only $5.00 per person. The guild is picking up the difference in the pricing. 

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November General Meeting Highlights

November BOM “Anything Goes” This month’s winners were Pat Jones and Ellen Hanson

What a beautiful day for a guild meeting. And what a wonderful program it was. Our wonderful longarmers held a panel discussion about “What your longarmers wish you knew”. They gave us all the details about what they need from us to ensure we get back a wonderful quilt.

The panel consisted of Elizabeth Sampson, Sandy Metzger, Kathy Staples, Allyn Baker, Diane Dimpfl, and Vickie Smith, led by Carlene Clark.

Some of the issues they covered were:

  • How much excess fabric to provide on the backing
  • How to square up the quilt
  • How to choose the proper batting
  • How to de-thread your top before quilting
  • Make sure your top/back is ironed and on a hanger with minimal folding
  • To piece or not to piece you back, that is the question. Whether tis nobler…..wait
  • Proper piecing is the key to a top that lays flat

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