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Larned quilters gather
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LARNED — Colleen Wolf welcomed visitor and newcomer to Larned, Meg Givens to the September 1 meeting of the guild at the Presbyterian Church fellowship hall.
Prior to the meeting members congregated to sew and quilt. Announcements included the demonstration by Pat Knoechel on Sept. 17 at the Presbyterian Church in Great Bend sponsored by the Threadbenders guild. In addition, two prayer quilts have been finished with two more being constructed.
Diane Schmidt discussed a new project for the guild to be introduced in January 2016. Discussion was held by Mary Weber and Gayle Fanshier on new quilt projects be considered. Wolf displayed various quilt fabrics and notions available to members should they be interested. The guild tied prayer quilts at the end of the meeting. The next regular quilt meeting will be Sept. 15.
Show and tell participants were Mary Weber, “Perfect Ten” and “Square Root” quilt tops in lovely colors; Karen Hadley, “Fright Sight” Halloween cat wall hanging; Virginia Bauer, “Pumpkin Seed” quilt blocks on muslin; Susan Southam, patterns of Sunset at the Lake and About the Shoes; Alice Clapsaddle, quilted “Fright Sight” Halloween cat wall hanging and October quilt block in orange and fall colors; Gayle Franshier, “Nauveau Wedding Ring” quilt blocks; and Colleen Wolf, October quilt block in Halloween colors and “Pumpkin Seed” quilt blocks in muslin (for a friendship quilt, a project of the guild.)