Monday, October 17, 2016

Vinyl pieces will be available to purchase at the UFO
Additional info for the UFO if you are interested, We will be having a tutorial at 1:30 for “What not Bags”. Here is the supply list:

 2- 10"X12"pieces of fabric ( the back of the bag)

 1-10" X12" piece of batting (or flannel or soft and stable or whatever, depending on how firm you want the back of your bag)

 4- 10: X 1 1/2" pieces of fabric ( the prints on either side of the zipper)

 1- 10"X10" piece of vinyl

 1 zipper longer than 10"

 Approximately 55" of 2 1/2" of wide binding folded and pressed.

 You can use leftover blocks if you want..anything goes

 A full set of instructions will be available as well
Hello Everyone,
We have the blog back up and running and the events calendar has been updated. Please check back on here or on our Facebook page as the events dates draw nearer, for confirmation of these dates and times. Below is the information for our upcoming UFO. Hope to see everyone there!

Lets ignore the snow and sew
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Happy October Everyone!!!
With the coming weather we would like to remind everyone to bring indoor shoes and to enter through the kitchen door.

The building will be open for drop-in from:
Saturday October 22, 2016-  9:00 am - 10:00 pm ($10.00)
Sunday October 3, 2016  -  9:00 am - 4:00 pm ($10.00)

The Details:
1) Food:  Bring your own snacks and lunch. Saturday Pot luck dinner at 6:00

2) Games and prizes:         After dinner we will be playing Fat Quarter Bingo, one bingo card per Fat Quarter brought.  this month the theme is NORTHERN LIGHTS.   

Volunteering:  As most of you know Volunteering is part of our membership....not a lot is asked of you, just 2 hours.  There are a variety of things you can help out with.  here is a short list of some of those ideas:   

Ideas include:

Artifact Research
Town and County History Research
Archiving and Cataloging
Cleaning Artifacts
Cataloging Artifacts
Data Entry

This is not all that is available but it some of it.  Feel free to call or come by and look for something that suits you.  We would like to remind you that you need to fill out the volunteer sheet for the museums records and take a photo of it to send to Caroline so we can keep track of the volunteer hours.  

4) Parking: Please remember not to leave your vehicle at the side entrance, come in unload and move your vehicle to the parking lot...Thank you.

5)  Set Up & Clean Up:  Setting up will now be everyones responsibility, as you arrive you can set up your table and as you depart you can put it away.  There are plenty of us there to help out where you need it.  


6)  APFA  (Alberta Parenting for the Future Association) is always looking for donations for their Christmas event where children can shop for their loved ones in a safe environment.  This year we are collecting handmade items to be put on display for children to pick from for their loved ones.  It does not need to be sewn but we do ask that they be handmade.  Items must be handed in before the end of November.
Thank you.

7) Canada Day:   As some of you know The Canadian Quilters Association is Collecting 12 and a half inch slab blocks and slab block quilt tops in preparation for the Canada's Big Quilt Bee this June.  Their goal is to make 1000 quilts to donate to Ronald McDonald house for Canada Day.  They ask that blocks contain at least one piece of the
Canada's 150th fabric from Northcott.  Carolyne has the instructions and info to hand out to anyone interested


Who's ready to play BINGO???  Who's ready to buy or search their sash for something that reminds them of NORTHERN LIGHTS?   Well come on then, get to it.     
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