Quilt Show Around Corner

March 18, 2015

Judging for the quilt show begins March 24. The show is April 10-11 at the Benton County Fairgrounds, 7640 SW Regional Airport Blvd. in Bentonville.

All quilts must be turned in by 5 p.m. THIS Friday, March 20.

Follow the preparation directions found in registration materials elsewhere on this blog.

Quilts must be dropped at one of these location. Call before going.

  • Stella Day: 2009 Patti Ave, Springdale, AR 72762;  479-409-3320
  • Barbara Hamernik: 717 NE Essex Ct, Bentonville, AR 72712;  479-657-6041
  • Karen Kielmeyer:  NEW ADDRESS 3811 NW Riverbend Road, Bentonville, AR 72712;  479-876-5794
  • Rabbit’s Lair:  116 S. First St, Rogers, AR 72756;  479-636-3385
  • Sager Creek:  304 E. Central, Siloam Springs, AR 72761;  479-524-5244
  • Sew-A-Stitch:  1311 W. Hudson Rd, Rogers, AR  72756;  479-621-0000

Therese Ramsey will be accepting quilts for the small quilt auction at the March 26 meeting.

JoeAnn Reaves is in need of worker bees. Please be one. She will have sign up sheets at the meeting. A good show depends on good workers so please volunteer.


Kate Eelkema to Speak at March Meeting

March 18, 2015

Our quilt show judge is Kate Eelkema. She will also present the program at our March 26 meeting.

The meeting is set for 7 p.m. Thursday, March 26, at St. Thomas Episcopal Church, 2898 S. 48th St. in Springdale.

 


Quilt Show Vendors Annnounced

February 9, 2015

Only one vendor spot remains open. Good work Carolyn Sherry, program chairwoman.

Bittersweet Quilts
B-Sew Inn
Bob’s Shop
Clay’s Soap
Country House Quilting & Quilt Shop
EQ & Soft Scrap
Flying Goose Fabric
Gypsy Moon Fabrics
Lonesome Pine Quilts
Martelli Enterprises
Rebecca’s Quilt Shop
(formerly Guthrie Fabrics)
Remember Me Quilt & Fabric Shop
Ritie’s Quilt Shop
Rogers Sewing Center
Sew In Heaven
Sew N Sew Quilt Shop
Sew Simple Quilt Shoppe


‘Strut Your Stuff’

February 9, 2015

Nora Krien, program chairwoman, is being secretive. All she will say is the theme of our Feb. 26 meeting is”Strut Your Stuff.” What could she be up to?

The meeting is at 7 p.m. at St. Thomas Episcopal Church, 2898 S 48th, in Springdale.


First Super Saturday Announced for 2015

February 2, 2015

Grace Grame will be teaching Irish Chain on February 21 at the Presbyterian Church on New Hope Road in Rogers. Check out the Super Saturday page for the supply list.


2014 UFO Challenge Extended

February 2, 2015

You still have a few weeks to finish that pre-2014 UFO and show it at the February 2015 meeting to be eligible for prizes.


Winter Weather Policy

October 28, 2014

While we hope Mother Nature will not interfere with our guild meetings, we do have a policy in case she does. (And remember, she did this past winter.

When schools are closed in Springdale, we do not meet. We encourage all members to consider street/road conditions in their area before heading out to a scheduled meetings. Cancellations will be announced on Facebook and the blog as soon as a decision is made.


Christmas Fun at November-December Meeting

October 28, 2014

The November/December meeting of Quilters United in Learning Together will be held at 7 p.m., Dec. 4, St. Thomas Episcopal Church, 2898 S. 48th St., Springdale.

A holiday-themed program will include an ugly Christmas sweater contest.


Gatling October Speaker at QUILT

September 26, 2014

Jim Gatling will be the speaker at the Oct. 23 meeting Quilters United in Learning Together.

A retired teacher now working parttime, Gatling’s presentation is entitled Today’s Quilts from Yesterday’s Designs – An Artist’s Approach.”

Gatling will also lead a workshop on Oct. 25 on his Insanity Quilt. Cost is $25 for QUILT members and $35 for nonmembers. To register contact Nora Krein at Knora@cox.net.

For more information about Gatling, visit his blog at jimgatling.wordpress.com.

The meeting is at 7 p.m. at St. Thomas Episcopal Church, 2898 S 48th St., in Springdale.

For more information on QUILT, follow Q.U.I.L.T. Guild of NWA on Facebook.


Now taking 2015 membership dues

September 14, 2014

Click over to the membership page and click on the 2015 form. Go ahead and print one out and pay your dues at the September meeting. One less thing on your end-of-the-year things-to-do list.