Sewing Bees are held on the 2nd Monday of each month from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Colville Assembly of God Church Youth House. Bring a lunch or order lunch.
Triple Zip Pouch When: May 14, 2018 10:00-2:00 p.m. Where: AOG Youth House Instructor: Darlene Preston
Supplies: 3 zippers (polyester or nylon, no metal ones) 9" or longer [12" or longer]; fabric for pouch body, accent pieces and linings (fat quarters are plenty for body linings, and accents can be from scraps); fusible fleece; coordinating threads; zipper foot; small ruler or hem gauge
Cutting instructions: **Please have this cut and fused before class.**
One- Main body fabric 8" x 9 1/2" [12" x 9 1/2"] One- Fusible fleece 8" x 9 1/2" [12" x 9 1/2"] Two- Front accent pieces....can be the same or contrasting fabrics 8" x 1 1/4" [12" x 1 1/4"] Two- Fusible fleece 8" x 1 1/4" [12" x 1 1/4"] Six- Zipper ends 2 1/2" x 3" (matching pairs to the accent fabrics and main body) Two- Main zip lining fabric 8" x 6 1/2" [12" x 6 1/2"] Sew these two together at the bottom, RST, leaving a 4" opening in the center, press seam flat One- Center zip lining 8" x 9 1/2" [12" x 9 1/2"]
Community Services meets the 3rd Thursday of each month 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to work on Quilts. All members are invited and welcome to attend to work on the quilts. Quilts of all sizes are made that are distributed to the community as needed.
Community Services has three ongoing projects for the Guild to participate in -- Making Baby Quilts for the hospital, making lap quilts for the VA Hospital and Hospice Center in Spokane, and collecting school supplies for the local schools.
Judy Galli is working on items for the Silent Auction at the Quilt Show. She can always use a helping hand, either at the Community Services meeting, or you can call her to arrange something else.
Rural Resources are in need of twin-sized quilts to cover the Shelter's beds.
Ladies Aux. of the VFW donated one of our quilts to a local veteran who is living in one of our local nursing homes.
Don't forget to continue to save Box Tops 4 Education coupons. The schools use these coupons for much needed supplies during the school term. One elementary school has purchased musical instruments with these coupons.
To participate in a Mini Group, you must be a Guild Member. Any Guild Member can start a Mini Group. See Bev if you wish to start one.
Mystery Group meets the 2nd Tuesday of the month from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. For more info, call Bev.
Machine Embroidery Group meets the first Tuesday of the month from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. For more info, contact Bev or Janice.
Upcoming Quilt Events:
Spring Sew On & Sew Forth- Saturday, June 23, 9:00-3:00, fee: $5.00 There will be a sale table, free table, games and door prizes.
Exterior Meetings:Quilters Too– meets the fourth Monday of the month at the Colville Eagles on Wynne Street. Lunch is at 11am meeting/ show and tell at noon. **The May Quilters Too meeting will be held on the third Monday, May 21st, because of the Memorial Day holiday.
Quilters and Wannabees– meet the second Wednesday at the Chewelah Casino, Smith road, off Hwy. 395 in Chewelah Lunch is at 11am followed by show and tell.
Sew Fun Day- held the second Thursday of the month at the Colville HUB, 231 W Elep Ave. 10:00 to 3:00 To reserve a lunch contact the HUB at 509-675-1479. For more info, contact Ann Miller. **The May Sew Fun Day will be devoted to making ribbons for the Quilt Show.
Supply List For Making Ribbons: **Please use bright, bold, multi-colored fabric for the "flower". The "ribbon" with the little geese should coordinate with the flower and the geese be of contrasting colors.
Flower Petal: One 5" x 24" strip of fabric Ribbon Fabric Strip: One 3 1/2" x 15" strip fabric Little Flying Geese Units: Five 2 1/2" x 2 1/2" squares: ALL OF DIFFERENT fabric that coordinate with the petal, but with enough contrast to really pop off the ribbon. Additional supplies: sewing machine, needle & thread for hand sewing, pins, small ruler to measure the 7/8 between geese, hot glue gun (if you have one), pinking shears (if you can them), little iron and ironing board (if you have them) There will be an iron and board at the HUB.
Contact: Terry Weeks 675-8730, or Sharon Heil 936-5812 for more information.