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Quilting Bees discuss upcoming Tired Iron Show
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LARNED — President Colleen Wolf read thank you notes from Dr. Joe Rosenberg and from Anita Snyler for prayer quilts at the Sept. 15 meeting of the Quilting Bees Guild in the fellowship hall of the First Presbyterian Church of Larned.  
A challenge was extended to the guild to provide small projects for sale at the annual Tired Iron Show, Oct. 10-11 for a fundraiser for the guild.  Members will be on hand to assist in a quilt show for the Tired Iron Show as well as displaying other small quilt projects. Members are to bring their “Pumpkin Seed” 12½-inch quilt blocks for a drawing at the next meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 6.  Muslin is available for the project. Those who wish to sew may come at 5 p.m.  
Announcements included the cancellation of Pat Knoechel’s workshop on Sept. 17 because of health issues of her sister, Eleanor Burns.  In addition, member Mary Weber reviewed the 5-inch square exchange between those who wish to participate beginning in January 2016 and Ann Hicks will start the small projects at the nest meeting.  Members approved the purchase of a short ladder in order to provide a safer environment.
Show and Tell participants were  Opal Macy, frog project wall hanging; Diann Morell, Houston Shop Hop quilt, quilted by Amy Mellor; Merlene Baird, Mystery Quilt which received a second place at the Kansas State Fair.  Congratulations!; Ann Hicks, “Braid” quilt in brown and beige constructed for a prayer quilt, several table toppers, and how to hang banners and get rust out of linens; Colleen Wolf, wool felt candle mats, “Angels, Holly leaves, Leaves, Pumpkins.