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September Meeting Highlights

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Were you able to join us on Tuesday for the September meeting? Here's a quick recap in pictures of our evening events, prior to the presentation by our guest speaker Marcia Stein.

Taking care of business:

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Free Christmas fabric for the Holiday Stocking Contest:

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Dottie's antique quilt from Show 'n Tell:

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Two Show 'n Tell quilts from Ethie:

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Colorful hand-knitted sweater and first quilt from Grace, tonight's Patchwork Star. (Thanks for modeling for me, Grace!) Grace and Dottie developed our first website and brought the Guild to the world wide web. Visit Grace on her blog, Bad Mom, Good Mom.

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Auction quilts for the 2011 Quilt Show (these pictures do not do justice to the quilts!):

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Happy quilting!

Sherilyn



For Wordless Wednesday (all pictures, no words), and in conjunction with our Library having "Christmas in August" at the next meeting, here are some Christmas quilts to inspire us to get an early start on gifts! The links following each picture provide information on the artist and whether a pattern is available.

 

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http://ivoryspring.wordpress.com/2010/07/23/christmas-whirligigs-final-sneak-peeks/


christmas 4.jpg http://www.westminsterfabrics.com/images_wfi/pdf/MN%20Christmas%20Cactus.pdf

 christmas 5.jpg

http://www.blackeyedsusandesigns.com/on-line-catalogue/applique.html

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http://www.bonnetgirls.com/Christmas%20Bonnet%20Girls.htm


christmas 7.jpg http://www.flickr.com/photos/lululollylegs/3033721055/


christmas 8.jpghttp://autumnaskswhy.blogspot.com/2009/12/day-6-christmas-quilts-and-blankets.html

  christmas 10.jpg

http://www.flickr.com/photos/22833158@N05/3092976209/


christmas 11.jpghttp://blog.jwdpublishing.com/category/patterns/


christmas 12.jpg http://cadouri-din-inima.blogspot.com/2009/11/christmas-quilts.html


christmas 13.jpg http://www.kiwiquilts.co.nz/shop/Jelly+rolls+and+patterns./Cactus+Wreath..html

 

 



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