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Archive for August, 2007

Cancelled: August 30th Free Quilt Retreat

Tuesday, August 28th, 2007

I’m sorry to say that due to the lack of a "free" workspace, the August 30th  Free Quilt Retreat is cancelled.   The Boutique is in need of workers to supply goodies for Betty Upchurch to take to the quilt show in Lake County in October. We always make lots of $$$ at their show.  So, if […]

Show n’ Tell Pictures

Friday, August 10th, 2007

The newest Show n’ Tell photographs by Joanie Bellinghausen, our wonderful guild photographer, are now on the website! :o) —and if  you haven’t visited the website recently—There is a totally new page devoted to the guild Friendship Blocks!   All the currant quilt blocks with images and details are now available for viewing online.  Enjoy!   A  special "Thank You" to Linda […]

Wounded Warrior Quilts

Friday, August 10th, 2007

I e-mailed Theresa about double sized quilts for the Wounded Warrior Base wanting to know specific dimensions.  I am collecting twenty fat quarters and grouping them into themes for quilts for the soldiers.  If anybody wants to help donate fabric, get together and cut and piece, willing to machine quilt,etc.  So far I have started […]

Needed: Ironing Mangle

Wednesday, August 8th, 2007

The Santa Rosa Quilt Guild Community Projects service co-ordinator and guild members are presently looking for a Mangle (similar to above image)– to iron large amounts of fabric that are used in the making of quilts and quilt backings. It must be in very good working condition, and located in  Santa Rosa, CA. or surrounding area. Thank you!  Please […]

Military Neck Coolers

Monday, August 6th, 2007

Just in case you wonder why the neck coolers are so popular……… I just got an e-mail from my brother Dan who is serving his second tour of duty in Iraq. Weather report for the last few weeks included one day of 135+ temp with 80% humidity.  They still fly, drive vehicles with no air […]

FYI: Statistics

Friday, August 3rd, 2007

O-My-Gosh!—-did you know that in the month of July— The Santa Rosa Quilt Guild Website & Blog had 81,268  visitors! :o) That the most popular part of the web site is the Blog!  That the second place visitors browse is "Show n’ Tell"—and turn the page, so to speak,and the newest  addition —the "Friendship Block" page is […]

SRQG August 2007 Business Meeting Minutes

Friday, August 3rd, 2007

Santa Rosa Quilt GuildSanta Rosa, CaAugust 2, 2007 The meeting was called to order by President Pam McVey at 10:00 AM. New members and guests were introduced and welcomed. MINUTES:  The June minutes were published on the blog.  Pam asked for questions or corrections.  Janet Shore moved that the minutes be accepted as published. Norma […]

Technique Sharing Workshop: Sewing Machine Maintenance

Wednesday, August 1st, 2007

There will be an informative Technique Sharing Workshop givenby Diana Roberts after the meeting tomorrow -Aug. 2nd.    Diana will demonstrate cleaning and simple maintenance on two types of machines- onewith a drop in bobbin and the other with an underneath loading bobbin. If you have specific questions about your particular machine–it might behelpful to bring […]

Works in Progress Challenge!

Wednesday, August 1st, 2007

Greetings to the Guild !!! Thursday August 2nd is the day to join the new WIP challenge  (Works in Progress).  This will be similar to our previous UFO (Unfinished Objects) challenge. Bring one or more incomplete quilt projects, pledge $5.00 cash for each project and then you have until Nov. 15th to finish your projects, […]