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Friday, December 21, 2012

....all London Friendship guild members - help needed :-)

Attn:  All guild members!  Our secretary, Beve, would like to feature interesting web sites and quilting newsletters in the newsletter for everyone's enjoyment.  If you subscribe to newsletters from quilt shops, other guilds, etc. that you have found really inspirational and helpful, or have websites or blogs that you visit over and over, please send the links to Beve.  You can click on Beve's name and an email form should pop up for your convenience.  If this doesn't work, you can look up her email address in the membership list or send to the guild's email address on the sidebar of the blog just under the meeting information. Thanks for your help!

Monday, December 10, 2012

Next Meeting - Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012

The London Friendship Quilt Guild will have their Christmas meeting on Thursday, December 13, 2012.  We look forward to an enjoyable evening of fun and fellowship over some Christmas goodies (provided by the guild) and tea!  Come and see what fun the Program Committee has planned for you this year :-).

We will have a representative of the Quilts of Valour to receive the quilts we have made this year as well as the VON so we can present them with all the placemats that we have made.

There is no vendor of the month at this meeting.

Please bring to the meeting:

 *finished placemats (they will get a guild label ironed on at the meeting)
* mug for tea
*show and tell
*Mystery swap participants - please bring your 20 green and light 9 patches
*used quilt magazines you would like to get rid of...they will be available for 25c again
*NOTION OF THE MONTH - non perishable items for St. George's outreach for the local food bank.  They also accept toiletries such as toothpaste and shampoo, etc.
*chequebook for signups for workshops and Quilt Til you Wilt (Feb. 16th at Stoneridge)

The latest newsletter has been posted on the web this time.  You can access it by clicking here.  If you have any problems getting it, please email and we will try to get you through the process.  It is also posted on the sidebar of the blog, right under the guild address.  Once you access the newsletter on our Picasa Web album, you can zoom in and out on the pages to make reading easier and you can also print it out on your computer.  Click on the little printer icon on the bar close to the top of the page.

Advance Notices:
January 10, 2013 - speaker Karen Cole will present on machine quilting and how to prepare your quilt for long arm quilting.
Workshop - Saturday, January 12 - Selvages
Quilt til you Wilt - Feb 16 at the Stoneridge Inn.

Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Quilt Show Winners

At the recent Quilt Show of the London Friendship Quilt  Guild, visitors were encouraged to choose their favourite quilts from four categories.  These are "Viewers Choice" and not necessarily a comment on the complexity or worksmanship of each quilt, but which quilts "speak to us".  The winners in the various categories were presented with their awards at our November Guild meeting.

Bed Size Quilts
1st    Tiny Campbell     Happiness Is .......     (received the CQA rosette for best of show)


 the lighting in the room wasn't the best - here is the quilt actually hanging in the show


 The machine quilter, added Tiny and Ray's names in the spectacular quilting



 Hon. Mention   Cynthia Norris   No Squirrels Allowed




Other Category 
1st  Tiny Campbell   Winter Puzzle


Honourable Mention - Chris Allaway  - Red Bird


Miniature

       1st  - Anne Lyons   The Trouble with Tulips


Hon mention -  Micki Angyal    My Little Town


                                          Wall Hanging

1st    Rose Bowlby -  Alpine Wonder - The Magic Tree



Hon. Mention -   Lorna Martin  -  Strolling Giraffe



                                       
Congratulations to all the winner and a huge thank you to all who submitted their wonderful quilts to make our show another successful one.  You have two years to make your masterpiece for the next show :-).

Saturday, December 1, 2012

for LFQG members.....

LFQG members.... A "follow by email" tab has been added to the top right hand corner of the blog.  If you type in your email address and click on "submit", you should get an email every time the blog is updated.  This will save you checking the blog multiple times and finding nothing new :-). 

Once you submit your email address, you will receive an email from "Feed burner" with a link that you need to click to activate your subscription.  That's all there's too it and you will receive an email with notification that there is a new blog post.  The blog post is even in your email, so you don't even have to log in to the blog.  How cool is that eh? :-)  If you don't receive this in your inbox, check your spam filter so you can mark it as 'safe' mail.