Blackfoot Piecemaker's met for our annual Christmas Party.
We will meet again in January for our Charity Day. Held on January14 at 9:00 am.
At the Lutheran church.
Bring fabric, machines, ideas for quilting a charity quilt.
Lunch will be provided.
Our January meeting will be held on the 28th at 1:00 pm.
Here is the recipe for Serena's Date Balls:
1 1/2 c. butter
1 1/2 c. sugar
2 c. dates, chopped
2 Tbsp. milk
2 eggs, beaten
1/2 tsp salt
4 c. rice crispy cereal
1 c. coconut
1 c. chopped walnuts
1 tsp vanilla
Melt butter, add sugar and stir until dissolved. Add dates and cook until it leaves the sides of the pan when stirred. Remove from head and add eggs, milk, and salt. Stir quickly so that egg doesn't cook. Then return to stove and cook 2 minutes. add the rest of ingredients. Mix well. Drop by spoonfuls and roll in more coconut (it takes a package of coconut). Makes approx. 75 balls.
|Kathryn Evans conducted the meeting.|
|Great food. Wonderful company.|
|Rita Harris (our Raffle/Charity quilt assistant) oversaw the drawing for the quilt, table runner, table topper, and potholder.|
|Lorraine Troescher was the lucky winner of the beautiful quilt!|
|Susan Plant's ticket was picked for the table topper.|
|Peggy Wareing's lucky ticket was chosen for the table runner.|
|Other winners! Sally Strawn-embroidery CD. Nancy Furniss, Janey Cook, Valarie Lemas, and Lori Jarmin-potholders.|
After eating, we had fun exchanging fat quarters.
Then Madge started out with the first item for Show &Tell.
|Madge Lindsay's quilt was made with the 2015 block of the month patterns.|
|These are blocks she collected from the Idaho Falls quilt guild.|
|Connie Tabor - construction quilt for her grandson. If you are facebook friends with Connie, you probably saw how excited he was when he received it!|
|Sally Strawn - cute pig pillow for her granddaughter|
|Doris Coffee - beautiful quilt she donated to the Haven in Idaho Falls (National Day of Service)|
|For her granddaughter|
|Made from a kit she had in her stash. She is giving it to her son.|
|How does Doris accomplish so much.... one more. It's called Strip & Sparks.||(It takes 70, 2 1/2" strips for a queen size quilt)|
|Christmas quilt - Lori Jarmin|
|Gloria Udy - Beautiful quilt from pattern called Wind Energy|
|Baby quilt Gloria made for her 2 1/2 year old grandson.|
|For a friend - cute panel!!!|
|Trudy Stubbs - Ghastliest (crazy name for a pattern)|
|Linda Michaelson - Which Came First? (Good question!!!)|