Out With The Old …

The member formally knows as ‘President’, Jodi Lea Greenfield, uses the microphone for the last time in an ‘official’ capacity. After Installing each officer,  she installed Mary Sue Budrow as President of the Independence Hall Quilters.

Then, Jodi presented the new President with items she would need while serving her term. The purple (of course!), “Binder of the President” that includes a list of responsibilities, organizational information, and a “How to” document or two.

The valuable correspondence (CYA) ledger, to document all forms of communication to the Guild. And then – the big pink ring of Hall keys, and the PO Box key were turned over to Mary Sue.

As a token of congrats & good luck, a small bag containing a pack of tissues, bottle of Excedrin Migraine, and a purse sized container of Tums.  Just in case.

… In With the New

After our President Elect and her Board, became installed into their respective office’s, Mary Sue took the microphone and continued the meeting without hesitation. The 2019 Board members are now officially official!

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              A group of very talented women. They are cute too., don’t you agree?  

Who’s Who…

In Front: Jackie Sullivan, Liaison with Independence Hall;  Sidney Palmer, Member at Large;
Back L to R:  Joan Patterson, Secretary;  Joanne Padelford, Parliamentarian & Advisor;  Linda Bristow, Member at Large;  Mary Sue Budrow, President;  Eileen Roberson, 1st Vice President;  Margaret Zavertnik, 2nd Vice President;
Waaay Back L to R:  Edie Diegoli, Quilt Faire Chair;  Joyce Ann Fowler, Member at Large;  Nancy Gardner, Treasurer;  Anne Osincup, Assistant Treasurer;

Not Pictured: Linda Van Berckelaer, second 1st Vice President;

The day already had a full schedule, then we had to squeeze in the important activities from the meeting Jan 7th, which did not happen, due to snow. Members living in Arnold & Dorrington, saw inches upon inches of snow. While members in neighboring Avery, Murphys, Angels Camp and further down the “hill”, thought we were crazy because they were only being rained on.

A new storm is hitting as I write this. It promises many feet of snow and high winds, up in high elevations, like 6,000 ft and above. Arnold is forecast to get snow tomorrow, and since we are getting high winds today, I’m starting to believe it.

The weather is perfect for quilting. As soon as I can put away my lap-top, I will prepare the fabrics I need for class Monday, and maybe I can get to do some hand-quilting on my pretty lavender quilt -OR- I could take a nap instead of sleep-typing on a blog post.  You know, ssssssssssssss ssssss ssssssssssssssssssssssss sssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssss sssssssssssssssssssssssssssss – like that.

♥  TTFN ♥

 

Another Quilt Faire Survived

Whew!

Today is Day 3 of the aftermath and I am still tired! Talking with other members this week I found that I am not alone in my slow recovery. The show takes a lot of effort and teamwork is the key.  When the team is short-handed it means more work for who’s left. The 49ers are experiencing the same thing this season…

A few random photos, of setup, the quilt room, and taking down of show items.  Sort of a “Teaser” for next year’s fun.

 

 

Stay Tuned Next Week for the Viewer’s Choice Awards!

Bring Chocolate

That is what our quilters guild calendar said on Feb 12th. After listing our usual announcements, and the day’s activities, there it was. In bold print – Bring Chocolate to Share

We did – and then some.  Even the Hershey twins joined us and passed out Hershey’s mini candy bars.

They were a surprise – not on our calendar.

 

For Sew & Tell we had these quilts on the walls:

Deanna Hoy’s T-shirt quilt – made from her brother’s rock & roll concert T-shirts. Quilted by RoxAnne Borean.

The following items on the wall do not have photos (yet):

Eileen Roberson. Black and tan, rectangles made from free-table scraps.

Pat Gomes. Raggedy Quilts one from Country Cloth Class, two from free table.

 

This quilt is a collage of California’s National Parks. Linda Van B. made it. [She may be hiding behind it]

♥ TTFN ♥

 

Member Showcase: Mary Sue Budrow

Mary Sue Budrow has a multitude of talents. She dabbles with a variety of techniques and the resulting products are eye-candy.

A log cabin pattern with one side solid black
Her first quilt was made using a collage method.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Scrappy Blocks
Bargello Wall Hanging
Embroidery and Applique Wreath
Each Block is like a Window
Stack of Wall Hangings #1
Stack of Wall Hangings #2

 

 

 

Spring Luncheon

Our Spring Luncheon on March 20th was a culinary delight (as usual), and a fun social.

Quilters line up to buy raffle tickets to put in a bag for certain items they would like to win. Yours truly usually puts all her tickets towards an “Ott Light” – a desk lamp to use when you are sewing/quilting. Another lady (who shall remain nameless) is also trying to win one. Neither of us has (yet!), but we have won a fun item or two along the way. The $ earned is spent on community donations, i.e., Ebbetts Pass Elves, the Food Ban
k,  Resource Connection, to name a few.

 

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