Meeting 021711


Thanks again PNCA for a year of accommodation and support!

Announcements
We now have Facebook! Looks like the discussion feature works! ;)

Budget Update
At time of meeting: $858 in the bank; $335 in PayPal

Color & Design
Presentation by Kristen (member); she teaches design at Chemeketa Community College.

Choose your color palette, but Kristen recommends the lower two charts




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GIVE-AWAYS!
1-$5 and 2-$10 gift certificates from Cool Cottons
Solid Fabric Pack from Pink Chalk
The latest issue of Stitch Magazine
Needlebook from Monica, pattern at Inspire Magazine
2-Bottles of Fabric Glue from Rachel

Ten Minute Tute: Glue Basting
Presentation by Rachel

Curved quilt with glued piecing

Notes:
Glue—Elmer's (cheaper) or Roxan's—purchase applicator separately
The glue allows you to tack down the fabric in lieu of pins (pins can distort fabric) and fusible

Portland Location Mixer
Members arranged themselves on a make shift Portland map—get to know your neighbors!

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Show and Tell
Kathie Serlet | Nested Boxes
"Given to me by Anne Matlock for our 2011 'Pay It Forward'"

Anne Matak | French Chickens

Jasmine Stiner | Auction quilts made from my son's kindergarden class sewing lesson.

Pétra | Birds and Bugs


Jen | Hex Robot & The Baron

Elizabeth | Echino Improv Quilt

Alyssa Hursh | Luca's Quilt

Alexandra | Spring Nine Patch (doll) & Patchy Paris Valley (crib)
Both improv quilts—of my design


Monica | Dream On, "You Are Here" giant block, pot holders, cathedral window
(The Sometimes Crafter has a cathedral window tutorial.)

Michelle Freedman | First Block Experiments: Cement Block #1, Secret Garden
I'm a new quilter and this is a sample of my process of discovery. I am still experimenting. :)

Kimberly | Rockets and Robots

Heather | Hexagon Quilt & Rectangle Squared Quilt


Rachel |
Drunkards Path


Susan | Bright Furrows | Made for my son Everett.
Check out Susan's blog for details about her PNCA class she's teaching in July.

Mug Rug Swap!






A friendly reminder.

Quilt on my friends and "Do Not Be Scared!"