The New Member Group met on Monday, March 2nd at the Granite Dells Club House in Prescott. We had a great turnout for “How to use the AccuQuilt Go! Cutter. Kathleen Bond gave anin depth presentation on how to use the machine; working with the templates and how to reserve for at home use. The demonstration was very informative and interactive with several members trying it out for themselves. New members now feel less intimidated with the machine and process. We even had a New Member take the machine home after our meeting. Special thanks to Kathleen Bond for an excellent demonstration!! New Members also learned how to navigate the Mountain Top Quilters Guild website to access all
of the entry forms for our upcoming quilt show. John Ramsey walked the group through all of the forms and answered numerous questions. There was a lot of interest and
excitement for the show. Our next meeting is scheduled for Monday, April 6th from 1-3pm. A formal invitation will go out to New Members in the next 2 weeks.
New Member Group Meetings resumed on Monday, February 3rd at the Granite Dells Club House in Prescott after taking December and January off. We had a great turnout for the Stack and Whack demonstration from
Diana Ramsey. The group was very surprised to see the beautiful quilts made
using this technique and to understand how to choose the best fabric patterns. Great job Diana!! New Members also learned how to navigate
the Mountain Top Quilters Guild website with a demonstration using the video equipment and TV at the facility. This made it easy to show how user-friendly our website is so members can find information at home. Our next meeting is scheduled for Monday, March 2nd from 1-3pm. Topic will be “How to use the AccuQuilt Go! Cutter. We will demonstrate how to use the AccuQuilt Go!
Cutter and templates and how to check it out for home use. A formal invitation will go out to New Members in the next 2 weeks.
Our November New Member Group Meeting took place on the 4th at the Granite Dells Club House in Prescott. Topic of the meeting was “A Holiday celebration”. Thirteen new members attended Diana Ramsey’s demonstration for Christmas ornaments made with fabric. She brought sample packs complete with fabric, pins and styrofoam balls so members had a chance to try their skills. Members also brought items to share with the group; including the
cutest bags made from placemats, small wall hangings, aprons and towels, thread catchers, Christmas quilts, mug rugs and an exquisite embroidered wall hanging.
Marcia McMullen demonstrated Needle Turn Applique
See John Ramsey or Lori McCarthy for New Member information.