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Quilting Bees meet
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LARNED — Fourteen members of the Quilting Bees Guild met Tuesday at the First Presbyterian Church.  
President Colleen Wolf welcomed Debbie Smith who has rejoined and Wauneta Mausolf as a former member.  A thank you note was read from Dick King.  
Thanks goes to Wauneta Mausolf for the gift of fabric from her stash.  
Announcements included the Pat Knoechel presentation on Sept. 11 at the Presbyterian Church in Great Bend.  Members are to meet at the church at 6 p.m. to carpool to the presentation,  
The yellow fat quarter drawing will be held at the next meeting and will include a demonstration by Mary Weber.  Future fat quarters are October-orange, November-brown, and December-purple.  Members were asked to tie four prayer quilts immediately following the meeting.
Diann Morell explained the challenge project due at this meeting.  The following members displayed their 2 ½ inch (called candy squares) projects:  Diann Morell, table runner in “chocolate candies” with brown borders and prairie points; Ann Hicks, apron from tea towel with applique squares; Merlene Baird, table runner with squares surrounding a machine embroidered flower; Virginia Bauer, table topper-Christmas squares with button embellishment; Alice Clapsaddle, yardstick holder of 1930s reproduction squares; Diane Schultz, pieced table topper; Melvina Prescott, 8 point quilted table topper; Karen Hadley, “mine is here” squares pinned together in a blob; Carol Crockett, little purse of quilted squares; Becky Obermiller, asymmetrical pillow top; Colleen Wolf, applique squares on a soft green sweatshirt. Members agreed to meet the challenge of a monthly candle mat beginning with October for December and November for January.  
For information call the church at 285-6033 and ask for Colleen Wolf.
Show and Tell participants were Rita Schaller:  handy dandy glass case in red using metal scrap of a tape measure holding the top shut;  Carol Crocket, memory pillow made from Steve’s cotton trousers with flowers made from tips of Steve’s ties; Colleen Wolf, pillowslips and blankets with grand daughters name embroidered on the objects; Alice Clapsaddle, stripped pieced pillow in blues, pinks, and rose and given to Waunets Mausolf who originally pieced the top.