Author Archives: B. Taylor

August 2019: Journey of an art quilter

What happened to my ruler? For our August meeting, we welcomed Christine Hager-Braun, an art quilter who was born in Germany and moved to Durham, NC with her husband to continue their careers as research scientists. Twenty years later, she … Continue reading

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Christmas in July 2019

As is our custom, we celebrated Christmas in July at our July member meeting, and Lisa J and her hospitality committee really outdid themselves in planning a CHARMING party for us including festive decorations, fun games with prizes, and parting … Continue reading

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Ornament workshop and sew day

What fun we had today, some of us for a sew day and others to learn from teacher extraordinare, Penny as she guided folks through creating quilted star ornaments. Ornament makers included Lisa J., Debbie, Leslie, Sylvia, and her granddaughter … Continue reading

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Quentors: Applique and Boro scarves

Social Time We began the evening by: Visiting – each other and the refreshments and information tables – many thanks to the hospitality committee for their decorations and refreshments and to Debbie for setting up and stocking the information table. … Continue reading

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Welcome Home Event with CAS

On Saturday, June 8, several guild members joined Carolina Adoption Services for a Welcome Home event to welcome adopted children to their new homes. We enjoyed watching the high energy children painting and playing in the gym and joined them … Continue reading

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May 2019: Carl Stevens presents

Social time We had quite a buzz of activity during our half hour of social time: Enjoying refreshments – many thanks to the hospitality committee. Browsing the information table – many thanks to Debbie for her huge efforts setting it … Continue reading

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April 2019: Busting UFOs

Social time We had lots of fun at our April meeting. MJ had “hidden” plastic Easter eggs throughout the room and members and guests were encouraged to collect them. Inside each egg was a candy treat and a number for … Continue reading

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Uncle Eli’s 2019

After another year of attending quilt shows and local festivals and events to display and sell tickets for our 2018 Bella Roma raffle quilt, we took the quilt for its final showing at the 88th annual Uncle Eli’s Quilting Party on … Continue reading

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March 2019: HissyFitz presents

Social time Prior to the start of the meeting, members and guests mingled and visited while also enjoying the following: Our new “member information” table – thanks to Debbie for setting it up and providing great supplies and printed materials … Continue reading

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February 2019: Quilts from the Mill

Judi Bastion presents For our February meeting, we welcomed Judi Bastion who shared pieces from Quilts from the Mill – her fourth series. She described a series as a set of quilts with something in common – a series could be based … Continue reading

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