Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Recipe for Bobbie Holt's Fruit Dip

Several guild members asked for Bobbie Holt's Fruit Dip recipe served at our January meeting.  Bobbie has graciously provided it for us!

Fruit Dip

1 8 oz cream cheese
1/2 c. brown Sugar
1/4 c. powdered sugar
1 tsp. vanilla
4 oz toffee bits (Butterfingers work)
1/2 C. dream whip
Get cheese to room temperature, then mix with next 3 ingredients.  When well blended fold in toffee bits and dream whip.  Serve with fresh fruit.

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Jan 19, 2011 Meeting - Tie-One-On

January's meeting included tying several baby quilts for the two hospitals in the county.  Gail Glover gave a demonstration of different tying techniques.  The outgoing officers were recognized and honored.  As this is the first month of the year, dues were collected by treasurer Bobbie Holt. 


2011 Guild Officers - Bobbie Holt, Janet Wilcox, Gail Glover, and Sidney Christensen

Janet welcoming guild members

Karen Dufer, Betty Shumway, Nancy Kimmerle, Bobbie Holt

Thank you gifts for outgoing Guild Officers

2010 Officers - Deb Bayles, Cathy Cosby, Janet Bradford
  Technique Discussion...
Gail discussing different hand tying quilting techniques

Additional layers of fabric give these flowers a raggy look.

Tie-One-On...  Each table had two or three baby quilts that they tied.

From Kathy Hurst's quilting kit.

Sallie Madden paying dues to Bobbie Holt, Treasurer

The best part of our guild meetings is Show-and-Tell.  We learn so much from each other!

Janet Wilcox - displays Christmas Tree Skirt

Betty Shumway with her 'Utah' Quilt

Betty Shumway

Quilt by Sidney Christensen

Gail Glover shows off her Creative Grocery Bag Holders

Robin Jones is making this quilt for her Grandson
Stack-n-Wack quilt by Bobbie Holt

Cathy Cosby displays two baby quilts she made

Second quilt by Cathy Cosby

Scrappy Rainbow Quilt by Sidney Christensen

Thursday, January 13, 2011

Membership Card Design - Please Vote

Several quilt stores offer discounts to Quilt Guilds, but one needs proof!  We have developed several designs for our membership card.  Please vote on your favorite before Tuesday evening.  As dues are paid, the card will be given out.  We'd like to begin handing them out at Wednesday's meeting.

To vote, look on the right side of the blog and select your preferred choice.

Thanks so much!

Basket only



Primrose only

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Zig Zag Pattern Instructions

Robin Garner, Guest Instructor at the October 2010 Guild Meeting, gave permission via email on 4 January 2011 to post her pattern on our website.