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Favorite Color....

Robert Kaufman is introducing one new color a day on Instagram to promote their new Kona cotton solids which got us thinking......what is YOUR favorite color?  Are you more of a heliotrope person or an astral fan?  Possibly you prefer the warm tones of terra-cotta or sangria?

Come on folks, prizes are involved!  Leave a comment on this post answering what is your favorite color, what color is most represented in your fabric stash, what color is mainly in your wardrobe, and what is your least favorite color?

Just for fun, check out this article about what your favorite color says about you.  Are you familiar with the design-seeds website which features daily color palettes?  Other interesting color sites include this one and this one.

Look for more questions coming soon in a new getting to know you series.

****Giveaway now closed.  Congratulations to our winner Leslie!****

Saturday Sew Day Fun

Sew Day Pics from July19 at the SW Branch (Dr. Phillips) of the Orange County Library for your viewing pleasure.  It was great fun as usual.

Christmas in July

As we begin making our Festival of Trees quilt project a reality, here are a few answers to FAQ:

The main fabric collection chosen is called 25th and Pine by Basic Grey for Moda fabrics. It incorporates many great holiday patterns and colors. The bag of fabric provided will include light, medium and dark colors along with a fat 8th from this collection. You will also have white houndstooth fabric to use which coordinates with the background of the quilt.

Each guild member is asked to make a 6.5 inch block that will be incorporated into the final design of our quilt. There is no design requirement for your block. Pick any pattern to create your block that will be added to the tree. (Try searching Google or Pinterest for 6.5" block pattern ideas!) Have fun being creative.

Here's a quick sketch of design for this quilt:

You can make more than one block if you have enough remaining fabric in your bag. Try to incorporate white on the sides of one of your blocks when possible. You …
Meeting Minutes for July 2014

JULY 2, 2014
10 AM - 12 PM

29 members and one guest were present.

Betty, last month's winner, showed the contents of the basket she brought.
The basket was won by Ede (who couldn't hold the basket and take a selfie at the same time.)

June's blocks were won by Marge.
Yanick displayed July's BOM.
Find the instructions for this block here.

The Sewing Studio is having a Fourth of July Sale--please support them for allowing us use of their space.  Christmas in July is taking place at the Inspire! quilt shop in Deland on July 25 and 26. Fellow guild members Carolyn Friedlander and Margaret Travis will be featured.The Row by Row Experience Shop Hop includes 37 Central Florida shops.  For more information, click here.Cara updated the guild on our upcoming retreat, which will take place at The Quilt Place Retreat Center in Cocoa Nov 7-9.  Cost pp will be $240. Guild…