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Quilting Bees meet
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LARNED — The guild met Tuesday, May 17 with Diann Morell chairing the meeting. A thank you note was read from Alice Clapsaddle. Final plans were made for the annual free Quilter’s Celebration to be held on Saturday, June 4 in the fellowship hall of the First Presbyterian Church, 8th and Morris, Larned. This popular quilting event will include demonstrations by the guild, a feature presentation by Susan Gray from Radium, Peddler’s Korner, silent auction of hand crafted quilting items, door prizes, free magazines and books, and a potluck luncheon. Guests should park in the rear parking lot and use the northwest door. For additional information, call the church at 285-6033.
Ann Hicks demonstrated the final step in the two blocks members are making with the drawing to be held on Tuesday, June 7 at the regular meeting. Announcement will include programs and challenges for the months of July through December.
Show and Tell participants were: Sue Southam, purse made from the challenge fat quarter for display at the Pawnee County 4-H Fair in July and “Lover’s Bow Tie” a positive and negative technique; Karen Hadley, table runner made from scrap blocks pulled from fabric given to the guild; Alice Clapsaddle, black, white, and red charms table topper and small purple table topper completed from an unfinished project found on her sewing machine; Merlene Baird, mystery blocks; Ann Hicks, table topper made from challenge fat quarter for the fair; Colleen Wolf, pink and green prayer quilt top with the back made from leftover quilt fabric; Diane Schultz, quilt kit of a large brown horse; and Gayle Fanshier. quilt blocks.
Members enjoyed a “Throw It In” game using 2.5 inch by WOF using quilting or sewing terms. Sue Southam won all the strips with the challenge to make something with them. Anyone interested in quilting, sewing, or other hand sewing items may come and visit with regular meetings held the first and third Tuesdays of the month.