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Tuesday, October 26, 2010

postheadericon Gingerbread House Market






Comforting Quilters is preparing the fundraiser for the Gingerbread House to be held on November 27, 2010. It was decided to create a signature ornament to sell at our table. This promises to be a fun and enjoyable day of crafting, conversation and fellowship while creating our ornament.

Be sure to join us on November 20, 2010 at Julie Love's home. We will be there from 9 AM to 3 PM. The coffee pot and muffins will be out!

We need supplies to keep our expense down. If you have any of these items, please call or email Comforting Quilters and let us know. If you are unable to make it that day, but still want to donate supplies, we will be glad to pick it up before hand.






List of Needs:

  • Red Felt
  • White Felt
  • Tracing Paper
  • Red Thread
  • Sharp Embroidery Scissors that cut to a point
  • Pinking Shears
  • Red or White Braid (this will be use for the ornament loop)
  • Dark Burgundy Fabric
  • Red or Ivory Embossed Paper
  • Double Stick Fusible Web
  • Small Black beads for our Cardinal's eyes
  • Glue Guns
  • Hotmelt Adhesive

Monday, October 25, 2010

postheadericon Vintage Quilt Show


At the Battle of Byron last Spring, 2009, Comforting Quilters sponsored a Vintage Quilt Show in the museum section of the Byron Depot.  These quilts were so beautiful and carry a great deal of history for many families here in Georgia. 

Do you see a family quilt?  Leave me a comment and let me know!  I'll mark the quilt with your name.

Enjoy the show!


Thursday, October 21, 2010

postheadericon The Winners Have Been Announced!


Comforting Quilters recently submitted a photo of the Raffle Quilt to The Pocket Testament League for the new cover of their pocket bibles.  While we did not place among the top twenty finalists, they have posted all of the entries and their stories on their Website.

Take a moment and view all 130 entries, and have fun viewing our submission as well!  CQ's entry is number 41.

Have a Great Day and Thanks to Para Vinson for the photo!  It's absolutely stunning!

Don't forget that we will be at the Byron Chili Fest this Saturday, October 23, 2010 selling our Raffle Tickets for this quilt!

Stop by our booth, buy a ticket and watch us quilt!

Tickets are on sale now!

$1.00 Each
$5.00 for Six
$10.00 for Twelve

Email us to order your tickets now!

Monday, October 11, 2010

postheadericon Comforting Quilters is Saturday!


Come Learn a New Technique!


September has flown by too fast! I took a great trip to visit my Dad for his 80th Birthday the first of the month, and the remaining 15 days or so have simply breezed on through!

Mike and I spent the day at the Georgia National Fair this past Sunday. What a great day of fun and excitement. I actually had my first funnel cake and it tasted pretty good! Of course, my favorite adventure is browsing the art, photography, and quilts! What beautiful works of art! If you get the chance, you simply must put in at least an hour to do nothing to gaze to the heavens and see what creative minds these women have. Truly an inspiration!

While visiting a booth sponsored by a quilt guild in Perry, I learned a new technique for making quilts. It is the most excited I have been in a very long time, and realized that this was the ticket for comfort quilts.

This weekend, I will be showing you all how to make these fabulous, beautiful and quick quilts that pull the art of quilting together for all to enjoy!

Be sure not miss this! It will be a great day of sewing quilts for everyone!

Remember, we will not be meeting Friday night. Our scheduled business meeting will be at 9:00 AM Saturday morning, October 16th at the Byron Depot. We'll have the coffee on and provide a breakfast snack, so come prepared to learn, cut, sew and quilt!

Again, it is always nice to know who will be in attendance. Please take a moment and let me know if you will be there so we can plan our day!

Blessings,

Julie
Comforting Quilters
Monday, October 4, 2010

postheadericon Tagging Bears in Canada

This film was too cute and funny not to post. What a comfort!

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