Opportunity Quilt 2019-20 “CIRCLES OF BRIGHT”

Circles of Bright

The Opportunity Quilt Committee is proud to unveil the 2019-2020 Opportunity Quilt, which  took First Place at the California State Fair this year, in the category: “Medium quilts, made by a group of people”.

The pattern came from the book by Carl Hentsch from the book New York Beauties& Flying Geese.

The quilt is made with all Tula Pink fabric.

The size is 59 x59.

The committee was chaired by Lynnda Fair.

Quilt top piecing was done by Charlotte Gibson and Lynnda Fair

Quilting by Fran Watson

Binding by Teresa Lambing

Quilt label Lynnda Fair

Circles of Bright, Cal State Fair, 1st Place

On display at the California State Fair

Blue ribbon Circles of Bright

BLUE RIBBON! FIRST PLACE!



Community Service total!

Hello everyone,

We had quite a successful 2019. We completed 271 quilts. Congratulations to everyone who helped make that happen. Now we have a new goal for 2020—that is to beat 271 quilts.

Community Service will be meeting every Wednesday from 9:30 am to 2 pm.

We are very excited to have a permanent place to meet and we will be meeting at

 Center Joint Unified School District Office.

8408 Watt Avenue

Antelope, CA 95843

Conference room 6

(It is a portable building.)

Bring your lunch and join us.

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Community Service quilts waiting to be finished

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Beautiful quilts we give away!

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Lois Ann and Barbara

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Sandwiched quilts for Community Service ready for members to complete

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Hard working community service leader, Lois Ann

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Community service has packets laid out for quilting and binding.

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32 new quilts this month

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Stash waterfall…

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The stash…

Quilt packages

Ready to quilt packages with tops, batting and backing await volunteers from the group.


Craftsy class you may enjoy: Finishing techniques

Hello all, thought I would suggest something you might be interested in doing in the new year: taking a Craftsy class on bindings and borders to finish off your quilts in style. I have already signed up.

Go to Craftsy.com at this URL:

https://www.craftsy.com/quilting/classes/finishing-school-edges-bindings/35419

Finishing School: Edges & Bindings with Mimi Dietrich



Please use Amazon Smile for your Amazon purchases!

The board has voted to take advantage of the AmazonSmile program.

I hope this will help explain the program to our guild members. This is a great opportunity to raise money for Antelope Quilt Guild with little effort. It is as simple as logging into smile.amazon.com and picking Antelope Quilters Guild to support.

What is AmazonSmile?

AmazonSmile is a website operated by Amazon that lets customers enjoy the same wide selection of products, low pric- es, and convenient shopping features as on Amazon.com. The difference is that when customers shop at AmazonSmile (smile.amazon.com), the AmazonSmile Foundation donates 0.5% of the prices of eligible purchases to the charitable organizations selected by customers.

Please shop AmazonSmile!