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Class on TUESDAY, AUGUST 9th

Taught by Terry McCloskey

 Supplies needed-

*Fabric strips-your color scheme-variety of sizes- 1.25”-2.5”

*Half square triangles – Your color choice. Size is determined by the size of square you want to make…(It is recommended that the finished square is not bigger than 9”)- so the triangles will be 3/8” bigger than your batting size- Not advised to use directional prints

*Batting 80/20- 1” bigger than your finished block size that you want-Your decision on your finished block size

Example: Finished square is 7”…batting should be 8” and your Half Square Triangle would be 8 3/8” cut in half- You will use both sides of the HST

*Basic sewing supplies

*Sewing machine

Book used for teaching: Two at a time- Reversible Quilts- By Sharon Pederson

Quilt Front

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SEPTEMBER 13TH WORKSHOPS

 We will be getting ready for our annual quilt show by providing short workshops on techniques such as attaching a sleeve, making binding, and drawing labels.

If you are having an issue with a particular quilt, bring it and someone can help you.

At this time, you don’t need to bring anything except maybe a notebook and pen for taking notes.  If this changes, we will email you.

See you then.

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2016 QUILT SHOW CATEGORIES

100 Category       Quilts 150” perimeter and above
200 Category      Children’s Theme quilts
300 Category      Holiday/Seasonal theme quilts
400 Category      Quilts up to 149” perimeter
500 Category      Other than quilts, quilted items
600 Category      Quilt Show Theme quilts – Log Cabin
700 Category      Challenge Quilts – Quilts of Honor
800 Category      Quilts by Auxiliary Members
1000 Category   Display Only quilts
2000 Category   Art Quilts
Art Quilts are more an idea or concept than a traditional pattern  Different textiles, color, textures and/or a diversity of mixed media will be used in an “Art Quilt”.  The theme of art quilts are generally based on the quilter’s experiences, imagery, and ideas using both modern and traditional quilting techniques to create art objects.

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SAN JUAN COUNTY FAIR

AUGUST 8 – 13, 2016

SIGN UP EARLY FOR THE TIME SLOTS YOU WANT TO WORK!

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COMMUNITY SERVICE WORK DAY

 

Thank you to all who continue to support community service by taking, making and quilting the kits that the committee make.

We will be having another work day, September 12, 2016 at Patty Hanscom’s home. 

We will be starting around 9 AM and lunch will be provided for all you hard workers.

We have a great time working and visiting so please call Patty and let her know you are coming.

We need to know how many so lunch and work space will be adequate.

Thank you again for all the support.

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“Pathfinders: New Territories”

Call of Artists 2017 Biennial, National, Juried Art Quilt

Exhibition at the Southern Utah Museum of Art,

Cedar City, Utah

The new Southern Utah Museum of Art (SUMA) announces “A Call for Artists” for its inaugural 2017 biennial, national, juried art quilt exhibition.  Art quilters for the United States and its territories are invited to submit work for consideration by jurors Marilyn Badger and Sandra Hoefner.
A 17-member Advisory Board of art quilters from Colorado, Nevada and Utah are steering the exhibition. They have chosen the theme, “Pathfinders: New Territories.”  The exhibition will be open June 30 through August 26, 2017 at SUMA. The online entry site will be open November 1, 2016, with a deadline for submissions of February 1, 2017. Accepted artists will be notified by March 15, 2017. See newsletter for internet link information.

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ALL MEETINGS ARE ON THE SECOND TUESDAY OF THE MONTH.
FARMINGTON CIVIC CENTER, 200 w. ARRINGTON, FARMINGTON, NM
DAY MEETING: GATHER @ 9:30 AM, MEETING STARTS @ 10:00 AM
EVENING MEETING: Due to dwindling attendance,
the evening meeting has been temporarily disbanded until further notice.

 

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