Loose Threads – March 2016

Loose Threads Next Meeting

March 14, 2016 –  Second Monday

Regular meeting from 4-8pm. Bring your own projects to sew or…

Theme: Rag Rugs with Michelle Cutler.  A note from Michelle: For those of you that would like to do the rag rug on March 14. Here is a list of what you will need.

  • A large blue crochet needle
  • 3 large safety pins
  • fabric, scrap fabric, or sheets. At less three sheets or 4 to 5 yards of fabric. You can use scrap binding for this project since your strips will be 2 and 1/2 inches. This amount of fabric will get you started. The total amount needed will depend on the size you want your rug. Note, I recommend using old sheets or scrap fabric since this does use a lot of material.

Good ways to use up scrap bindings or fabric you don’t want or like anymore.

rag rug

Show and Tell/ Draw for a UFO Gift Certificate Winner (Carolyn Wright is in charge of dues and ufo prizes in 2016):

  • UFO Gift Certificate Winners tonight!  Pay your dues to be involved!  What is this UFO Gift Certificate drawing? We collect dues, but then to encourage you to finish projects, we offer them back to you in the form of gift certificates to quilt shops. To participate, please pay your dues of $20 at the March meeting. Each month you  finish a quilt and share it with us you can be in our monthly drawing to win a gift certificate to a quilt shop. (Can only win one gift certificate a year.)

Hostess (stays 4-8pm): Kathleen Thompson

Dinner: Kim White and Jaci Halberg (can be there at 4pm)

*Challenge 2015-16: Row Quilts – Check out – The Row by Row Experience website. See the California Row by Row Experience on Facebook for ideas.

Helping Loose Threads Keep Going

Please sign up to help in some way if you want our group to continue! Angi has a signup sheet available at the meeting. Thank you to those who have already signed up to help.

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