The next board meeting will be Tuesday,April 7, 2009, 6:30 p.m. at Holy Trinity LutheranChurch in Ankeny.
It's Carol Doak in April!
You don't want to miss our April14th meeting. Wehave someone very special coming ---CAROL DOAK.Her presentation is "Paper Piecing, When, Why andWhat If". Have you signed up for her paper piecingworkshops on April 14 & 15
?She's a best-selling author, celebrated teacher andlecturer and award-winning quiltmaker. Carol Doak has greatly influenced the art and craft of quiltmakingfor more than a decade, both in the U.S. andinternationally. Carol Doak has been called the "Queenof Paper Piecing"—she has raised the popularity of paper piecing, her trademark technique, to heightsnever before seen in the world of quiltmaking. Her accomplishments include a sizable collection of popular books, including Easy Machine Paper Piecing,which was named by Quilter's Newsletter Magazine asone of the 30 most influential books in the past 30years. An impressive range of her beautiful blue-ribbon quilts have been featured in several books, suchas Great American Quilts 1990 and The QuiltEncyclopedia and on the cover's of Quilter's Newsletter Magazine, Quilt World, Quilting Today,Ladies' Circle Patchwork and McCall's Quilting.
Our guild meeting is April 14
, 7:00 pm at HolyTrinity Lutheran Church in Ankeny.
Carol will be presenting two workshops while inAnkeny, more information is on our website. ContactLinda Northwick, 964-5594, for additional details.
What a busy time of year for our guild!!! We have our challenge coming in May. June is the month for Presidents Challenge and July is The Quilt Show;donation quilts, Country Store, and quilts to show. Iknow a lot of us work best under pressure but you canturn in donations and country store early. HA HA HAHA--not me either I'm alway last min. Early or last minute all help is really appreciated. So what areyou doing reading this President's letter go, run, quilt!!Don't run with your rotary cutter.Remember June meeting is at a different location,Ankeny Baptist Church. and we will have a QuiltShow wrap up meeting in July but not til the21st.See ya at the April meeting, I am looking forward toCarol Doak.Because nice matters,Debbie Pierschbacher
Kathy Arndt and Ann Peterson won the March door prize. Sharon McCarthy was the winner of the “Block of the Month” blocks, Virginia Reel.
April's “Block of the Month” pattern, Fool's Square, isin the newsletter. Please use a “primary” color & awhite background when making your block.
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Issue No. 211
Mailing: Ankeny Area Quilters' Guild, P.O. Box 961, Ankeny, IA 50021
“Sharing a common thread!”