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2016 Challenge

Round Robin

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Challenge Project participants will construct a finished quilt project constructed in round robin style, complete with temporary velcro hanging tabs that have been thread or safety pin basted along the backside top edge.

Projects will have a minimum circumference of 80” (a small project measuring 20” on each side would qualify). Of course you can choose to make a bed size, cuddle throw size, table runner, large duffle or tote bag, jacket, vest, or even a set of place mats. A quilt is defined as having three layers: front, batting and backing - layers secured with stitching by hand or machine.... you could even choose to tie your quilt.

Your project's design and fabrics are your choice. Projects will be started by one person and passed to three others for additions.

Yes, you may submit more than one challenge project.

Be creative. You may use any and all techniques: traditional piecing, applique, embellishment, thread painting, string piecing and any combination of techniques. Challenge yourself to learn or improve on a technique. Challenge yourself to use a color palette you do not ordinarily chose.

Projects to be completed, ready to show at our October 2016 meeting for display in our annual quilt show at the Lucas Mansion Gallery.

This committee hopes every guild member will participate – we are counting on you to make our annual quilt show a success!!

2016 Challenge Project Committee:

Regina Bruns

Susan Vorndran

Cindy Molzen

Visit the exhibit at the Hiddenite Center's Lucas Mansion Gallery during November to view all the completed challenge projects. Our exhibit will be available for viewing until Tuesday, November 22, 2016 during gallery hours.

Monday-Friday:  10:00 am-4:30 pm
Saturday: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Closed on Sunday

Hiddenite Center

Monthly Meetings occur the 4th Monday evening at 7:00 pm in the Quilters Room at the Hiddenite Center's Educational Complex --- In the event of inclement weather that requires the closing of schools during the winter months, our monthly meeting will be cancelled.

January 2016:  
25-  Meeting cancelled due to inclement weather
February 2016:
   22 - 7 pm Meeting - 2016 Challenge guidelines presented

March 2016:
    5    Machine Quilting Class - Instructor Susan Edmonson
   19 - National Quilting Day 
   28 - 7 pm Meeting - 

April 2016:
   21 - 22 Heritage Fair at Hiddenite Center 
   25 - 7pm Meeting 
   29 -30 Salisbury Quilt Show

May 2016:
   23  7pm Meeting

June 2016:
   27 - 7pm Meeting

July 2016:
   25 Meeting 

August 2016:
   22 - Meeting 

September 2016:
   24 - Hiddenite Celebration of the Arts - demos 
   26 - Meeting

October 2016: 
   24 - Meeting  -2016 Challenge Projects due and 2017 Nominating Committee appointed
  28 - 29 Ticket sales at Mooresville Quilt Show

November 2016:
  4 -- Set up day for November workshop
  5 -- 29th Annual November Quilters Workshop

No Fourth Monday meeting this month.

December 2016:
   5   Holiday Party at Kay's home 5pm bring $10 gift or      Homemade ornament to exchange and a 'finger food'

No Fourth Monday meeting this month.

January 2017
 01  Kick off the New Year with a work day
 23  Meeting

February 2017
27   Meeting

March 2017
18 National Quilters Day
27 Meeting

April 2017
24  Meeting

May 2017
22  Meeting

June 2017
26  Meeting

July 2017
24  Meeting

August 2017
28  Meeting

September 2017
23  Hiddenite Celebration of the Arts
25  Meeting

October 2017
23  Meeting - Challenge Projects Due
                    Nominating Committee Appointed

November 2017
3 - Workshop set up
4 - 30th Annual Quilter's Workshop

No Fourth Monday Meeting in November

December 2017
    Holiday Party
No Fourth Monday Meeting in December