March 2017 Newsletter

The Quilt Gallery
- Our March Featured Quilter is Deborah Wilkinson from Bend. Deborah's exhibit mostly features "Quilted Wearables" and they are exceptional. Our group theme for March is New York Beauty and we have about 10 "Beauties".

QuiltWorks First Friday - Join us on the First Friday, March 3, as we celebrate our new exhibits from 5 to 7 PM. We'll have a sale, goodies and door prizes.

Second Saturday Strip Club – Join the QuiltWorks 2017 Strip Club on the 2nd Saturdays of the month at 8:30 AM. Our next club is March 11. We present projects made from precuts; exciting monthly Tease Bags; Show & Tell from you; shop announcements; door prizes and always a surprise performance from Marilyn!

Sew Teach Me - Our kick-off fundraiser and informational day is Saturday, March 11 from 10A to 4P. Sew Teach Me is a new program matching competent adult sewers with youth between the ages of 8 - 18 to learn how to sew. We are inviting potential mentors, students, donors and friends to join us in the gallery to learn more about teaching the next generation how to sew.

Bend Logo Contest - Visit our classroom and vote for your favorite quilt using the Bend Logo. You'll have the month of March to vote. The top vote-getter will win a gift certificate.

Shop Hop - Is coming up, April 27, 28, 29, 30. This is the annual Central Oregon Shop Hop with seven shops to visit, prizes to win, munchies, friends and fun. Be sure to put the dates on your calendar.

Novel Idea Quilt Exhibit - This is QuiltWork's 7th year to exhibit quilts based on the Deschutes County Library's Novel Idea program. This year the selected novel is Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi. Community book clubs and any mini-group is invited to hold their April meeting in the gallery. Contact to reserve your spot.

Longarm Promotion - We are thrilled to have two great quilters for our long arm, Vickie Minor and Karen "KD" Dougan. We offer edge to edge quilting and pride ourselves on a "Two Week Turnaround".
Groups open to all:
Woolie Mammoths - 2nd & 4th Tuesdays, Noon to 4PM
Days for Girls - 1st and 3rd Mondays from 12 to 4PM. DFG makes reusable sanitary products for girls and women in developing countries.
Applique Group - 1st Tuesday of the month - 10AM to 12PM
Central Oregon Modern Quilt Guild - 1st Tuesday from 5 to 8PM

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