Tuesday, July 23, 2013

July Meeting Notes

We had a really fun meeting this week. We took care of the guild business and then broke into mini groups. Everyone learned something new!

And don't forget the great discount on the Handi Quilter rulers .Use code: RULERS0713 at checkout for 20% off your ruler order. Good until Aug. 8th!

The mini classes included:

Constructing a square in a square block by Cecilee, the book and ruler are available here: www.squareinasquare.com/shoponline/

Disappearing 9-patch and Recycle by Making Bags from Bags (amazing if you've never seen it!) by Chris

Upgrading to stitch regulation - Mike Evans

Groovy board demonstration - Vicki Hoth, Handi Quilter

Using your laser light at the front of the machine - Kathryn

Attaching binding with your long arm, and adding yarns to your quilts by Val - resources here: www.kimmyquilt.com

Beginning Trapunto - Gaye , check out the tips:

Recipes from the July Meeting

Cheese Ball

2pkg cream cheese
1/2 c green onion shopped fine
1 20 oz crushed pineapple drained and dried
1 T. Mayo
1 jar Kraft Rocka Bleu Cheese

Mix and form into a ball. Refrigerate overnight. Roll in finely slivered almonds and cherries.

Fruit Ice Cream - makes 6 quarts

Juice from 3 lemons
Juice from 3 oranges
4c. pineapple juice
1 20oz can crushed pineapple
1 10oz jar of maraschino cherries cur in half with juice
4 c. sugar
3 eggs
3 c. whipping cream

Mix juices and sugar together and stir until dissolved. Freeze for 20 minutes. Add 3 eggs and beat until frothy. Add 3 cups whipping cream and beat. Put into ice cream freezer. Add milk to fill line. Run freezer until the ice cream is frozen.

Sunday, July 14, 2013

July meeting is this week!

Hey we're looking forward to the meeting coming up this weekend at 10am at the Handi Quilter Studio in North Salt Lake. We're going to have a lot of good information and great food! Come and visit with us!

In July we will have several mini classes, about 20 minutes, then you rotate to the next. If you told me, after the meeting, that you have a class and would be willing to share it, please send me a description to add to the agenda.

There are also some good local shows coming up:

July Quilt Fair 2012, July 17

Springville Quilt Show - Utah Vally Quilt Guild, July - Sept.

River Day Celebration, Bear Necessities Quilt and art Show, July 24 (Idaho Falls Quilt Guild)

Don't miss these events in August:

August 3 Wheat & Beat Days Quilt Show, Garland, UT 8 – 5 at Garland Tabernacle

August 10 Alpine Quilt Show, Alpine UT

August 7-10 SL County Fair & Quilt Show,

August 22 - 24 Western Legends Quilt Show, Knab, Utah