Wednesday, 3 July 2013

June Meeting Report


It might have been a cold day but the meeting was definitely warm  ....

Congratulations to Denise Griffiths  for her first prize in the Mixed Techniques Category at the Sydney Quilt Show;

 Redberry Quilters welcome  Maureen Watts to the Executive Committee and thank Terri Pearson and Jenny Hepper for nominating;

Our cheque for $7000 was presented to Noahs Shoalhaven.  CEO Ginger O'Brien joined the meeting and spoke  about the work Noahs do with children in the Shoalhaven.  Here is Ginger O'Brien with the RedBerry Quilters.....




Pamela Rouse of La Maison Quilting was our guest quilter.  Pamela shared many of her quilts and provided an insight into the services provided by long arm quilters as well as some tips about how to get the best results.  Pamela's tips are posted in the new 'Quilting Tips'  page above.  Here are a few of the quilts Pamela showed us.....








June Block of the Month was well supported with 30 blocks entered.  Joy Cook was the lucky winner!!  Next months BOM instructions were handed out - if you were't at the meeting a copy is posted on the BOM page above ... to win all the blocks you need to enter a block in the draw!

Some beautiful quilts were presented at the June Meeting Show and Tell.  Here are some photos ......
Maggie Froggatt with her Chris Jurd quilt...





Maxine Sandry had two fabulous quilts to show....







Joan with her teriffic bag ....



Marie with her beautifully stitched Sashiko panel....




and this bag made by Joy Cook using the painted pole wrapped fabric made at last months Art Quilt Group, great work Joy....


Don't forget to smile everyone.....

A Trading Table will be included  at future meetings ... there are a few guidelines if you would like to trade......
-  name and price marked on each item;
-  all money aspects the responsibility of the selling member;
-  all unsold items to be taken home at the end of the meeting.

Two volunteers will co-ordinate morning tea for each monthly meeting.  Anne Whitteron and Gillian Scerri are the volunteers for the July meeting.  Thanks Anne and Gillian!

Thanks to everyone for a great day!

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