SEPTEMBER 28, 2017

Candy High - President conducted

Sandra Shelley was the lucky winner of our raffle quilt!

A check for $2500 was donated to Meals on Wheels

It was presented by Joyce Brower and accepted by Pam Beus from Meals on Wheels.

Linette Franson announced that Grandma's Sew and Sew
in Pocatello is selling fabric from a lady's stash.  It will be in the basement of the business.  
611 Wilson St.
Pocatello ID  
from 8 am to 5 pm

Our board is in the process of making a quilt with the left over blocks from our raffle quilt.  Candy asked us to make some snowball blocks to finish it.  The directions have been emailed to members. They are needed by Oct 15.
Here's a picture:

The finished quilt will be given to a lucky club member.   Tickets are earned by helping with the raffle quilt: making a block, selling tickets, working at the fair to sell tickets.

October 26 meeting - Trunk show by Karen Price @ 1 pm

November 30 meeting - Christmas Party and luncheon  
                   held at the Lutheran Church at 11 am.  
Members with the last name that starts with M thru Z 
are asked to bring a side or dessert.

(Oct 12 - board meeting at 10 am - Lutheran Church)

Elections were held.  
New officers are:
Presidents: Trudy Stubbs and Linda Michaelson
Vice President: Kathryn Evans
Secretary: Julie Martin
Treasurer: Madge Lindsay
Membership: Laurel Hill
Library:  Sandra Shelley
Friendship Blocks: Alice Elison
Photographer: Ann Falkner
Historian/blogger: Lori Jarmin


 Janey Cook demonstrated a reversible table runner.

 Members brought table runners to show

Candy High
DeJuana Dalley

Leora Melton

Sally Strawn

Editha VanOrden


Kathryn Evans

Julie Martin

 Lori Jarmin

Ruth Blackadar

 Mary Hege

Ann Faulkner 

 Linda Borba

 Joyce Brower

Friendship blocks for Alice Elison
Nancy, Doris, and Gloria

Show and Tell

Linda Watson - scrappy quilt
Linda Watson showed her thread catcher bag

Editha VanOrden's Mondo Bag

Vee Gibson makes adorable quilts for charity

Lori Jarmin

 Linda Borba

Ruth Blackadar

Leora Melton

Trudy Stubbs

Linda Michaelson - donated items to Elizabeth Basket

Candy High

Candy did a quick 9 patch demo - 


Blackfoot Piecemaker's Quilt Club

Meeting held on August 24, 2017

at Blackfoot Lutheran Church


President - Candy High conducted the meeting
September 28 meeting -    bring your favorite table runner
                    election of officers
October 26 meeting  - trunk show by Karen Price
                                 showing of antique quilts
November 30 meeting   - Christmas Party 

Joyce Brower reminded us to turn in our money and tickets
and passed around signups for the fair raffle quilt. 
The Eastern Idaho State Fair dates are Sept 1 thru Sept 9.
Club members receive credit for making a block, taking a packet of tickets to sell and 
selling tickets at the fair.  They will then have a chance to win prizes at our Christmas party.
2017 Charity Raffle Quilt - blocks made by members and the quilt was assembled, appliqued, and quilted by Connie Tabor

Editha VanOrden is our club librarian 
We have a really nice selection of quilting books which can be 
checked out for 2 months at a time.

In March we started the "Crayon Challenge"
Club members took 2 crayons out of bag
and were challenged to make something out of those colors.
Here are the amazing results!!!

Joy Mecham - Baby receiving Blanket

Diantha Hatch's daughter, Alison showed Diantha's - big star block

Madge Lindsay - Halloween wall hanging

Judy Pronchnow - Wee Pillows pattern

Linette Franson - Big Star

Trudy Stubbs - Doll quilt

Leora Melton - table topper

Rita Harris - Pot holder

Sally Strawn - Quilt block

Candy High - Big star

Friendship blocks for Alice Elison
Ann and Sally

Trudy, Madge, Leora and Nan Harrison

Alison (Diantha's daughter) and Lori

Show and Tell

Marty Freeburne - 2 table runners

Marty - log cabin table topper

Ann Faulkner - Mini quilt

Sandra Shelley - cute bag!

Rosy Neitzel - small 30's quilt

Rosy - table runner and placemats

Mary Hege and granddaughter, Katelyn - beautiful star quilt

 Katelyn's pillow cases

Katelyn's Christmas book

Linda Michaelson - Quilt for son's wedding (12 years ago) finally finished!  lol!!!!

Linda - placemats

Linda - mini flying geese

Linda - hot pads

Linda - 2 cute bags

Trudy Stubbs - pink quilt

Trudy - beautiful bright green quilt

Lori Jarmin - lonestar for son's wedding

Candy High did a demo on using crayons and fabric to make beautiful blocks/quilts.
If you want instructions, ask a club member.  

Painted with Tri-Chem paints - done years ago

Next meeting - Sept 28