June 2017 Meeting Recap

It was nice to meet again after having May off for our retreat. We opened with a finance report and recap of our retreat at Gambill Farm. Nancy spoke about her recent workshop in Blowing Rock with the Mountain Thread Co.

Gloria had several announcements concerning her store..
Summer Classes have been posted
Row by Row 2017 begins June 21st and runs until Sept 5th
– Gloria Sews is participating in the Mid Carolina Run Shop Hop starting June 17th

There will be a quilt show in West Jefferson on July 21 and July 22. Find out more information here: www.ashequilters.com

We added two new members, Tina and Sherri, and welcomed several visitors to our June meeting.

Discussion was held concerning our Friday, Aug 25th Quilt Show. More details will be emailed out.

Show & Tell:

We missed our May “Block of the Month” so we got caught up with a demo for May & June. Directions for all blocks will be emailed soon.

May BOM: Fussy Cut

FussyCut

June BOM: Ohio Star 2.0

OhioStar2.0

Lastly, Sabina presented a very intriguing string quilt demo. Using scrap computer paper and a stash of scraps, this technique produces beautiful results. We’re grateful for the generosity and talent of our guild members!

In July we look forward to having our next color installment program by Nancy & Mary Anne.

Remember, starting decided on 1-3 quilts you would like to contribute to our quilt show. We will begin collecting quilts at the July meeting.