Carol Kuehnert hosted the November 5th meeting of the Knotty Ladies. The first item of business was to plan the December meeting which will be a potluck lunch at Lydia’s home on December 3 beginning at noon. Members will coordinate with Lydia to balance the menu somewhat. The Piecemakers have been invited to join us again this year so we anticipate a full house of happy quilters. There will be a gift exchange (gifts valued up to $10). Lynn has the cloth bags that will hold the gifts so bring your gift to the lunch and surreptitiously slip it into one of the bags for the Chinese gift exchange.
The current soldier quilt is in need of a few more blocks. See Lydia or Dora if you do not yet have the directions for this red, white, and blue beauty. The January meeting might be a good time to turn in all the completed blocks and work on arranging them into a quilt. Dora has the border fabric. We will need to purchase fleece for the back when it is on sale again. The group is considering making two single bed size quilts if we have enough blocks.
Dora, Lydia, and Maxine took four soldier quilts and an afghan to the V.A. Southern Oregon Rehabilitation and Clinics Center in White City early this fall. The center has a great need for single bed sized quilts for returning veterans so this will be one of our priorities.
Show and tell was its usual fun and fabulous event ranging from a little dolly p.j. outfit to a new way to create a baby quilt, photos, and other projects.
The December meeting will be the luncheon at Lydia’s home on December 3. On January 7 Lynn will host the first meeting of the year.