Wednesday, January 7, 2015

2015 Winter/Spring Schedule & Activities

Busy Bees – January, 2015 through June, 2015; 6-9 pm @ Clackamas Bible Church

1/6/15potluck/planning meeting 

1/20/15charity hats/scarves/etc.; Doris – Nifty Knitter, Shirley/Marilyn – fleece socks; Vickie show socks made out of washcloths; WHAT TO BRING -  yarn, fleece, knitting needles, crochet hook, patterns for easy/quick hat/scarf; also featured Random Acts of Kindness - Amy

2/3/15Crayon transfer; Dixie – paper; Kelley – melt/rub; UFO Contract – Amy; WHAT TO BRING – unfinished quilts/projects to show the 'as is' and sign a contract to show the completed project at the REVEAL on May 19, 2014 also Dixie/Kelley will notify us what to bring for the Crayola transfer

2/12/15Charity Quilt Sewing; see the details below; meet @ Canby Foursquare

2/17/15Storm at Sea block – Amy to demonstrate;  she will bring grids to a previous meeting for color placement and pre-cutting; option to complete the block at retreat

3/3/15Rag quilts – Grace (unconfirmed)

3/12/15Charity Quilt Sewing; see the details below; meet @ Canby Foursquare

3/17/15UFO

3/19/15 to 3/22/15Retreat at MacLeay Retreat Center; see Retreat information

4/7/15Mariner's Compass – Beth; Vickie – bring yummy cookies

4/16/15Charity Quilt Sewing; see the details below; meet @ Canby Foursquare

4/21/15Leaf bowls – Marlys (tentative – confirm end of January)

5/5/15Cross body purse – Kelley

5/14/15Charity Quilt Sewing; see the details below; meet @ Canby Foursquare

5/19/15Ribbon embroidery – Tre; alternative: Disappearing Hourglass – Beth; REVEAL for the end of the UFO Contract (s)

6/2/15Repair, Restore, Conserve Antique Quilts – Royann; also history of quilts and historical quilt related book recommendations

6/16/15potluck/summer planning meeting





OTHER IDEAS:
 
◆ Glenda – tote bag
◆ Theme Challenge Quilt
◆ Brown Bag Blocks
◆ Tie One On
◆ Mystery Quilt – summer project – Grace/Royann/Patty


MEMBER ROSTER: Dixie is updating the member list and will e-mail a current list.

RETREAT – MacLeay Retreat Center, March 19-22:
Kelley has the registration forms and is also gathering the payments.  You may make payments toward the cost of $140.00 and the final payment is due 3/3/15.  Scholarships are available :-).  Currently there are 10 BB registered and we need a minimum of 25 to cover the cost of the retreat center.  We are going to play Fat Quarter Bingo (Kelley) and BUNCO (Rosemarie).  We will also have door prize drawings so gather your 'treasures' that you would like to send to a loving home and bring them to share.  Some ideas are extra sewing needles, fabric, books, candles, kitchen gadgets, etc.  Kelley posted the information about Retreat on Facebook but she will post it again.  Oh-oh, Shirley is checking to see if we can set up massages again this year … aaaa.

CHARITY QUILT SEWING – Thursday's as noted on the calendar, 6-9, Canby Four Square.  Marlys initiated this project last summer and we are continuing to make string quilts to donate to local charity.  She will send an e-mail detailing what to bring.


QUILT SHOWS:

January 25, 2015 (10am-4pm daily)
Annual Quilt Show
The Oregon Garden, 879 W Main St, Silverton, OR
More than 100 quilts on display, demonstrations and lectures, vendors, cafe 

February 26 – March 1, 2015
Sewing and Stitchery Expo
Washington State Fairgrounds, Puyallup, WA
www.sewexpo.com

March 6-7, 2015
Metropolitan Patchwork Society Quilt Show
All Roads Lead to Quilting”
Beaverton, Oregon
Friday 1-6pm, Saturday 9am-4pm


April 10-12, 2015
Umpqua Valley Quilters Guild Quilt Show
Earth, Wind and Flowers”
Douglas County Fairgrounds 
www.umpquavalleyquilters.com/quiltshow.php

May 1-2, 2015 (10a-5p)
Northwest Quilters 41st Annual Quilt Show
Portland Expo Center, Exhibit Hall D
2060 N Marine Dr, Portland, OR 97217
www.northwestquilters.org

June 2015 TBD
17th Annual (and last) Quilt Show
Quilting and Fiber Arts Club
Oregon Trail School District’s Pioneer Building
17100 Bluff Rd, Sandy, OR
www.sandyhistory.com 
Sandy Historical Museum 503-668-3378

July 11, 2015 (9a-4p)
40th Annual Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show
Sisters, OR

August 13-15, 2015
Quilt! Knit! Stitch!
Oregon Convention Center, Portland, OR
www.quilts.com



 
 

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