Thursday, October 27, 2016

Tea & Auction Updates

Members are busy preparing for our Annual Tea & Auction!

  • Auction items can be dropped off early at CEC.  Friday, November 4th will be the last day to do so.  We really encourage early drop off for Silent Auction items as we will need to create individual forms.
  • Auction items can be delivered on November 6th (day of the auction) from 11:00 - noon at the Cordova Center.
  • We need additional volunteers to decorate tables, please call Valerie Covel (406-551-5708 or 424-7469) if you are willing to sponsor a table.
  • Tables will be available for decorating at 11:00 am.  Tables will be set for 8 guests.  Please include cup/saucer or mugs, snack plates, sugar/creamer containers, napkins, and one or two teapots.  
  • All members are asked to supply a sweet or savory snack for the buffet.
  • Member volunteers are also needed to assist with setting up and displaying both live and auction items.  We will begin setting up at 11:00 am.
Invite your friends and co-workers!
Northwind Quilter's Annual Tea & Auction
Cordova City Center
Sunday, November 6th
Silent Auction begins at 2:00 and will close at 3:00
Live Auction begins at 3:00

Monday, October 17, 2016

Annual Tea & Auction Invite

Spread the word ... invite your friends ... let the holiday season in Cordova begin!

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Three Announcements!

A Potluck Dinner to wish Terry happiness in her new hometown of Juneau!  To be held at the LDS church on Thursday, September 15th at 6:00 pm!

The 2016-17 season of Quilter's Anonymous begins!
Many of us have unfinished items or we have new projects we want to begin!  Come and share your addiction to quilting ... details are in the right margin of the blog!  Make it a Funday Sunday!

Annual Tea and Auction
Valerie has graciously volunteered to chair our annual fundraising event!  We will be holding a membership meeting on Sunday, at 2:00 pm during QA to make plans and decisions about the tea!  We really need all members on deck to fund our scholarships and guild education goals!

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Time to Sew - August & September

Summer is in full swing ... and fall has already encroached itself into our lives!  With 20+ inches of rain in August, members have been busy sewing!
Marianne's first Joy mini has been quilted and bound!
And the second one is pieced!
She made a project bag for her wool appliqué projects!
She finished piecing this Tula Pink color wheel!
Pieced this top and had left over fabric ...
... so she pieced the backing too!
A friend is adopting two little girls.
Marianne made a quilt for each new sister!
How does she manage to get all this done?
By making a super cute cover for her planner!
All of this piecing means that her Leader & Ender project has been growing!
It is about to be pieced together!  So inspiring!
Neva celebrated a finish by working on the binding!  She is ready for the holidays!

Our members and their accomplishments are sew inspiring!

Our September Time to Sew event is early this month!  Don't miss the fun this Saturday, September 3rd!  Details in the right margin!  

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Time to Sew Event!

Tis the season ... for Time to Sew!

Saturday, August 20th

Details found in the righthand margin!

See you there!

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Fun with Baskets & Piecing ... and Sherri Falls!

Sherri Falls kept half of the participants busy creating Crafty Baskets in the morning and moving on to patchwork piecing in the afternoon!
Many guild members have been fans of Sherri's designs for years!
Our excitment to learn and sew with her personally ...

... was obvious!

Everyone was also excited with their baskets ... it was fun to watch them take shape.
Before long, everyone moved on to their patchwork projects.  Sherri shared many tips and techniques that ensure success with her designs!
Look at this photo ... I spy two happy campers!

Before long ... the second project of the day was underway!
Jackie went home that evening and kept sewing!  Sunday morning she shared two finishes with Sherri!  What fun!

On Sunday the fun started all over again!
Before long, a new crop of baskets began to take shape!

Members fell in love with their baskets early in the process ... wearing them with pride!

The morning passed quickly ...
... and soon we began working on our patchwork projects!

It was amazing that Sherri allowed us to work on any project of our choice!

Even though some chose the same pattern, they were all a bit different!
More happy campers!
We were thrilled to spend a day sewing with Sherri!  She was so generous with her knowledge and techniques!  The skills she shared with us will not only be useful when making her designs, but will be a powerful influence in all of our future projects!