The Piece Quilters have been asked to do a second show in the fall. The minister at the church where the spring show was held was so impressed by it that he’s asked us to do another this fall during our local fall festival held the first weekend in October, specifically October 3rd, on Saturday. Don’t have the specific times yet, but I assume it will be the same as the spring show, 10 am till 4 pm & free admission. I’ll post more specifics as we get them.
Our little guild has increased in size since that spring show too. We’re over 25 members total. One left due to family illness but she’s promised to return once her schedule thins out a bit.
We’re also busy with classes & field trips this summer. Local quilt artist, Sheril Drummond will teach a class on stained glass applique late in July. we have a class in paper peicing scheduled in August. We plan on going to the Berea, Ky Quilt Fest on August 1st. In years past this particular show was very interesting, but the weather was terribly hot. Check with the Berea, Ky chamber of commerce, parks & recreation dept. for details.
Since we only meet twice a month through the summer, things have been a bit scattered, since everyone is busy with the local fair, gardening & vacations. We will resume our weekly meetings in September, every Tuesday morning from 9 am – 11 am or so.
In Septermber we’re beginning an Art Quilt group for those interested. It’s a spur from the regular group since some members are interested in art quilting whereas others prefer traditional quilting. So far we have 8 or 10 of the members interested in the art quilt group. We’ll learn techniques, swap ideas and such soley on art quilting. I think this group will meet after a regular meeting on Tuesdays, probablly once a month unless there’s need for more frequent meetings.
For now that’s all the latest news. Come to our Fall Quilt Show, Saturday, October 3, 2009 at Nicholasville Christian church basement, 200 West Maple St., Nicholasville, KY. Its about 15 minutes south of Lexington on Nicholasville Road (where else). Its not too far to go if you love quilts. In the spring we had visitors from Alabama, Mosouri (sp) and West Virginia. More to come on the show. See you there.