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Archive for November, 2009

November Workshop with Diane Steele

Sunday, November 29th, 2009

Here are the highlights from the Diane Steele Workshop, “One Block Wonder”. Class participants began working by ironing their fabrics. Next step was measuring the repeats in the fabric. Notice how everyone’s head is down, such concentration and decisions! Hey, you just broke my concentration! The next step was to cut your strips into lengths. […]

Cathy Zeleny – First Place Winner

Wednesday, November 11th, 2009

2009 Contest Winners – Theme: Burgoyne Surrounded Cathy Zeleny, a member of the guild is currently featured in “Quilters Home” magazine. Jan. 2010 issue. Page 13. Cathy also won First Place in the National Quilt Museum’s “Burgoyne Surrounded: New Quilts from old Favorites” competion. Below is a picture of her quilt titled, “Inevitable Zeleny”. Visit […]

Business Meeting Minutes

Monday, November 9th, 2009

Santa Rosa Quilt Guild Business Meeting November 5, 2009 The meeting was called to order by President Linda Hooper at 10:01 AM. Linda Hooper introduced several guests. Minutes: There were two corrections to the October 1 minutes: 1) Janice Rodgers and Diana Roberts were listed as tentative nominations as 2010 Program Chairs Elect. They have […]

Nothing New Under the Sun

Wednesday, November 4th, 2009

In October I participated in an Earthwatch archeological project excavating a 2000 year old Roman villa on the Italian coast one hour south of Pisa. Work done by the universities in the 80’s had uncovered this mosaic floor. It was amusing to see “flying geese” and other quilt patterns. Cora Stewart