Friday, February 25, 2022

Wed Meeting - March 16 at State College YMCA - Nancy Silverman


Nancy Silverman will walk us through her quilted forest of trees.  Show and tell focus on nature but you are welcome to bring any pretty you want us to gush over.  The Wednesday meetings are being held at the YMCA in State College.  The room is on the far side of the open area as you enter, overlooking the pool.  Meetings run from 1 - 3 PM.  Show & Tell is welcome and this informal setup is another great opportunity to interact in person with your fellow quilters.

Tuesday March 8 Evening Meeting - Sue Glass - Prepared Edge Applique

 Join us on March 8 for our regular Tuesday night meeting by Zoom at 6:30 for social and 7 PM for our program.  Sue Glass will demonstrate how to use the prepared edge method of applique to achieve those lovely round circles and edges common in her work.  Her lecture includes information on and demonstration of how to prepare your project, make the extra items like bias stems and circles, the use of different basting techniques, and how to set up an applique block to its best advantage. Watch your email for the Zoom link on March 6th.

Thursday, February 24, 2022

No Friday sewing

 Friday Feb. 25 sewing at Evangelical Free Church has been cancelled due to weather.  No State College Area School District classes means we must sew at home.

Wednesday, February 23, 2022

Friday, March 4 Board Meeting - Evangelical Free Church - 10 AM

We’ll start planning for 2022-2023 at the Evangelical Free Church on Blue Course Drive. 10:00 during the regular Friday sew-in.  All Guild members are invited to attend. On the agenda will be meeting dates. locations, and programming, budgeting, upcoming elections, open committee positions, and more.  It’s a long process and everyone's input is appreciated!

Zoom Trip to South Pacific Rescheduled for Tuesday, March 15

 Our Zoom trip to the Philippines has been rescheduled for March 15th.  Come and join us for a guided tour by Dana Jones to Caohagan Island in the Philippines for a trunk show of their unique culture of quilting.  Social starts at 6:30 with presentation at 7 PM.  Watch your email for the Zoom link on March 13th.  Don't forget the sunscreen!

Fantastic Fibers 2022 call for entries

 Yeiser Art Center is now accepting entries for the FANTASTIC FIBERS 2022 international juried exhibition. One of Yeiser Art Center’s most engaging and innovative international exhibitions, FANTASTIC FIBERS seeks to showcase a wide range of outstanding contemporary works related to the fiber medium.

Tuesday, February 8, 2022

Tues Meeting Cancelled

 Due to unforseen circumstances, our tour guide to the South Pacific is unable to lead our trip.  Tonight's meeting is canceled. We will post with a new date when known.  Feb 8, 2022

Thursday, February 3, 2022

Friday Feb. 4: sewing at Evangelical Free cancelled due to weather

Let it sew, let it sew, let it sew.
Oh, the weather outside is frightful,
But my machine is sew delightful.

Break into song and finish a UFO.

Tuesday, February 1, 2022

Wednesday, February 16 - Dresden Miscellaneous - 1 PM to 3 PM

Join us in our new location - the Teen Room at the YMCA in State College!  This month learn how to use the wedge to make our Challenge Sew Along. Bring examples of Dresdens you have made. Bring your wedges. If you don’t have a wedge, sometimes called a fan blade, bring a cutting board, rotary cutter, and 2 contrasting fabrics.  Instructions for the challenge so far are on the Challenge / Mystery Quilts Tab of the Website.

Tuesday, Feb 8 - Zoom to the South Pacific - 6:30 PM for Social, 7 PM Program Starts

Dana Jones: The Quilts and Quiltmakers of Caohagan Island.  Zoom with us to this Philippine Island in the South Seas to learn the story of a unique culture of quilters, the Pagtinabangay. Members will receive the Zoom link to this meeting on Feb 6.  Don't forget your sunscreen!