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SUMMER QUILTING FUN!!
August 15th – 19th
The October 2018 Challenge
Theme: Dyeing for Fabric
Finished Size: Your choice
Completed Requirements: Must use fabric that you dyed during our “Dying for Fabric” workshop, held on February 14, 2018.
The edges must be finished and can be bound, faced, stitched over or edge trim…just no raw edges.
Other: You are totally unrestricted in your design, and execution, meaning you may paint, stamp, resists and/or
otherwise manipulate your fabric.
You may embellish to your heart’s content - no restrictions on dimensional embellishments.
That being said, please understand that any of the above mentioned design ideas are NOT mandatory for your project.
Due Date: October 9, 2018
Note: You may submit your project to Lauree prior to October 9.
Contact Lauree for questions/mailing at firstname.lastname@example.org
The December 2018 Applique Challenge
Theme: “Let’s All Applique”: Using applique in your quilting
Finished size: Your choice
Completed Requirements: Must use one of the techniques presented during our May 2018 program. Anything goes for design.
The border must be completed but can be bound, faces, stitched over or edge trim.
Attach a brief description of the type of applique you incorporated.
For example, freezer paper, hand stitch, machine quilt, felt and pearl cotton.
This must be a piece that you started and finished as a result of attending the program.
This is a piece that says, “I was inspired to applique”!
Other: You are totally unrestricted in your design, and execution, meaning you may paint, stamp, resists and/or otherwise
manipulate your fabric.
You may embellish to your heart’s content-no restrictions on dimensional embellishments.
That being said, please understand that any of the above-mentioned design ideas are NOT mandatory for your project
Due Date: December 10, 2018
June Message from the President
Hi, Ho, Quilting Friend, Summer Here We Come!!
There is a lot of exciting news this month. For your special attention is the Final Financial Report (pg 7) and Proposed Budget (pg 8). Please, take a look at the figures and if you have questions don’t hesitate to contact me for clarification (415-1405). There will be a vote at the June Meeting to accept these both of these documents.
It is time to join the Guild for the 2018-2019 year. Deadline to be included in the printed directory is September 15th. Membership Chair appreciates your early registrations. Download form CLICK HERE link above Celebrate 30 Years Logo on the left.
The National Button Convention is being held in Jacksonville in August!! There is a special presentation, The History of Buttons that looks really interesting PLUS dozens of vendors!! All the details are on our site at http://aiquilters.com/EVENTS/otherevents/
Looking forward to our yummy Pot Luck be sure to bring your recipe with your meal and prepare for a great time! There will be Summer Editions of the Newsletter this year starting with a Retreat Special edition in July!!
See you Tuesday!
Rozlyn Warren, President
Amelia Island Quilt Guild