Monday, January 28, 2013

2013 Meeting Dates

Following are a list of dates for this year.  We are now changing to meet at the Parish centre behind the Catholic church starting at the May meeting .

Mc Intyre  Quilters   Meeting Planner  2013

We have set the dates in concrete but as you can see not all the months have a project as yet this is due to the small number of members at the January meeting. We will discuss all projects in February. All projects are subject to change except retreat dates so bring along your ideas.

  Activity / project
20th January
24th February
UFO’S (unfinished objects) OR WISP’S ( works in slow progress)
17th March *
Retreat Seat ( pattern by Natalie Ross- please advise Margie if you wish to order it.)
28th April
Layer cake/charm quilt
19th May *
Block Keepers – Bring your patterns   rolls/ folders
24,25,26th May
Retreat at Camp Stacey . ( Warwick)
16th  June
Shaggy quilt
21th July
Christmas in July -Stella Star Vee's pattern
18th August
 UFO  or  WISP
Pink Day – Make an item for Breast Cancer Stall
20th October
23th and 24th November
Machine appliqué with Julie Latcham
 9.00 til 5.00 pm Sat   Sunday 9.00 to 3.00 pm
Dinner at venue to be selected for Christmas party  

Retreat Information 

Retreat at Camp Stacey . ( Warwick)These Ladies have paid their deposit.  The cost is $250 per person for 2 nights accommodation and all meals provided.

Nancy Morris                                     $50.00
Gail Toohey                                        $50.00
Sheena Kyte                                      $50.00
Roslyn Phillips                                    $50.00
Margi Collins                                      $50.00
Jo Warden                                          $50.00
Di Storck                                             $50.00
Jenny Morris                                      $50.00
Marg Siebenhausen                             $86.35

This is a fantastic weekend to make something new or finish all of your UFO’s.  There are another 8 positions available.  See jenny for details. Just contact Leonie at "Stacey’s at the Gap" and tell her you are with us pay deposit by phone or Credit Card. If you would like to go you should advise ASAP.

Enjoy some of the beautiful quilts Gail C. has made.

Quilts of Love

At January our meeting we made "Quilts of Love" to be donated to hospitals for at risk and  very ill babies. We all enjoyed the day although there were only a few who attended this meeting. 
Remember new members are welcome.


By Gail T

By Gail T

by Annette

By Jo W

Beautiful vintage embroidery pattern  by Jo W

Beautiful vintage embroidery pattern By Jo W

By Jo W

by Jenny
Beautiful embroidery by Gail T

by Gail T

Recycle Challenge

Recently we were asked to make an item from recycled materials. This is only a couple of photos but more to come.

Both Gail and Jenny combined 2 challenges the embroidery challenge and the recycle challenge. 

Gail made this beautiful table cloth from doilies and napkins.....

Jenny made this tray cloth from doilies and scrap fabric