Thursday, October 25, 2012

Membership Registrar Needed

"The Utah Quilt Guild is seeking volunteers for the position of Membership Registrar.  The Membership Registrar receives membership application/renewal forms and dues.  S/he makes timely bank deposits and turns in deposit receipts to the Treasurer.  S/he updates the database, online directory and login data for members.  S/he provides current mailing addresses for newsletter mailings (both postal and electronic) and other computer data as requested by officers for use in guild matters.  S/he is vital in keeping accurate membership records, which are especially important as we move into a time of more and more online access.
     This position will be open beginning January 2014. The reason we are advertising early for this opening is to allow interested people to talk to and/or meet with the current registrar and get a feel for the duties and responsibilities of the position.  If you are comfortable with email and computer work and are interested in this position, contact Paula Dalby at"

Friday, October 19, 2012

Quilt Days at Colonial House

This request came in from Becky Smith.....

In October we would like to do something different for Quilt Days at the Colonial House.
Many of you have asked for a sewing machine project, so with that in mind, we will be working on a Foundation paper-pieced project along with hand piecing, hand appliqueing, and hand quilting.  We will have both frame and lap quilting.
If you would like to be a part of this Foundation piecing project, contact Becky Smith  We only have ten spots available.
The next Quilt Days will be October 23rd from 9 am until 3 pm.  Look for the big white Colonial House on the corner of 7th Ave and B Street in the Avenues area of Salt Lake City.  A ramp on the northeast side of the house for easy access and parking is available in the Hospital Parking Ramp.  There is something for everyone, and a great lunch will be provided.

Okay, Ladies!  Let's find some help for Becky for next Tuesday!

Layton Quilt Guild

A few pictures from the Layton meeting for October.

Roy Pioneer Quilters

The mystery is revealed!  Patsy Shelton is helping display the quilts.  Amazing how much they change when different colors are used.

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Third Round Finalist!

Donna Moyer, one of our UQG board members, is a finalist in the third round of McCall's Design Star 2012 competition!  Voting began Oct. 2nd and will continue through Oct. 23rd.  She is in the amateur division and her new design is called The Long and Short of It. Read the story behind the quilt, too. While you are at the website check out all of the entries....they are all quite unique.

Click on the picture of Donna's quilt in the sidebar.  This will take you right to the voting site.  We need another winner from Utah, and Donna is the only finalist representing the western states!

Wouldn't it be great to have a UQG member win this contest?  Utah sure has a lot of talented quilters and designers.  Good luck, Donna.