Welcome 2017! Resolutions, goals, a new diet, a new lifestyle, whatever it is, most of us look at the new year as starting a new chapter. Whatever your wishes are for the new year, I hope you have the strength and stick-to-it-ivness to carry them through.
In December, Robin, our Program Chairperson, was ill. Can't play The Price is Right without Bob Barker! Just wouldn't be the same so, rather than hold merely a business meeting at the busiest time of the year, I chose to cancel the meeting. So this month we will hold our birthday and holiday celebration. Don't forget to bring your exchange blocks too.
See you at the meeting,
Stephanie BraskeyJanuary Birthdays
25 Diana Smyrl
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Snack list for January guild meeting is: M. Kline, E. Lance, M. Lewis, R. Lodi, J. Loncaric*, S. Longenecker, C. Lynch, E. Mayer, M. McGlynchey, E. McMillen*. A star* after your name means to bring a beverage for the group instead of a snack. Remember to switch your responsibility with a friend if you can't attend the meeting and let me know. Angel
Quilt Show Entry FormI
I hope you're all quilting away on your entries to our show. The show is only four months away! We have made some changes to the form and to the entry rules. Please take a few moments to review the entry form which can be downloaded from our web site. Note that the final deadline to submit your forms is March 13th! Please contact me with any questions. I would especially like to hear from our newer members as I would like to encourage you to enter your quilts for display or to be judged. Thank you!
Time to think about your donations for the acorn shop. Know it's the holidays coming up just keep in mind so that after all the rush is over you can thin out your stuff . I will start collecting after the January meeting . Questions. Call Pat Smith ... 610-256-2326..
Fat Quarter Exchange
Fat Quarter this month Valentine's theme and red and pink.
From Suzanne Doonan
Destination Craft, a PBS craft/travel program, premiers April 2017 with 8 episodes featuring travel to locations around the world. At each location, master crafters are featured along with travel and cuisine of interest to crafters Penn Oaks Quilter Sara Borr is a cast member in the Peru episode and Suzanne Doonan is in the Christmas Markets episode. For a limited time, you can view four episodes on the Internet at wjct.org/DestinationCraft. Sara is featured in the introduction of each show. More information can be found on Crafttours.com and Destination Craft.com. Sara and Suzanne have travel plans with Crafttours to China in March/April 2017 and with Destination Craft Season Two to Spain and Portugal in May/June 2017. We hope you'll join us!
From Patricia Sherman
Thank you all very much for all the scraps that you have given me for cat and dog beds. I have decided to stop collecting. I will let you know if i decide to resume collecting to make beds in the future.