President’s Challenge 2016-2017

COQG 2016-17 President Lois Lyon President’s Challenge
“Nursery Rhymes” 

The rules are simple:
~ No larger than crib size (suggested crib size 42″x60″) and as small as you wish.

~Due at the May 25, 2017 COQG joint guild meeting.

Each month I will suggest titles, starting with the letter “A” and continuing.  I will list 10 each month for 10 months just to give ideas. I know you can think of more, but I did find about 80.

Here goes:

– A Tisket A Tasket            – Did You Ever See A Las-sie        – Goosey, Goosey Gander                                  –Humpty Dumpty

– Baa Baa Black Sheep      – Frère Jacques                                –Here We Go Around The Mulberry Bush    –Hush Little Baby

– Bye Baby Bunting           – Froggie Went A Courting            –Hey Diddle Diddle                                            –I’m A Little Teapot

– Cinderella                         – Georgie Porgie                              –Hickory Dickery Dock                                      –Itsy Bitsy Spider

– Cock-A-Doodle Do          – Gingham Cat and Calico Dog    –Hot Cross Buns                                                 –It’s Raining, It’s Pouring

So get your creative juices flowing and I know we will have some wonderful entries!
(Yelp…The little ditties are running through your mind right now….right?)

Lois Lyon COQG President 2016-17

Note:  Congrats to Marilyn Karper – Winner of last year’s challenge “Flying High”

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COQG Sponsored Charities

Positive Tomorrows

The show committee is please to have chosen Positive Tomorrows as the charity we will donate 30% of the proceeds from the raffle quilt ticket sales. Please do your part in raising money for this worthy organization. Our mission is simple: educating homeless children and their families for life. We use education to help break the cycle of homelessness and poverty. We help in three main ways:

Removing Barriers Supporting the Family Educating the Homeless Child Check out the Positive Tomorrows Needs List on their website. Learn how you can get involved with Positive Tomorrows! http://www.positivetomorrows.org/

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Our Sister’s Closet
2209 W. I-240 Service Road
Walnut Square Shopping Center
(NW Corner of I-240 & Penn Ave.)
Hours
Monday-Friday 10-6
Saturday 10-5
Closed SundayPlease donate lightly used clothing and accessories as well a decorative home items.
Books are always appreciated.Our Sister’s Closet has been COQG’s charity of choice since 2009 – Please consider donating items to benefit the YWCA Women’s Shelter BEFORE having a garage sale.~Have you considered donating a quilt for the YWCA’s Purple Sash Fundraiser auction?  Contact Cindy at Our Sister’s Closet.

All donations are tax deductible

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Valuable Tips for Quilt Storage from Martha Spark

Martha Spark is a textile care and preservation expert.

— Swim Noodles are safe to use to roll our quilts that are no wider than the 48″ noodle length.
— Clear plastic containers are safe for fabrics storage IF the letters PP and/or PE appear on the bottom next to the triangle.
— It is not recommended to use Space-Saver type plastic bags for long term quilt storage as the compression of the fibers will cause strain and breakage over time.  A better option is to wrap quilts in clean, white cotton sheets as textiles need to breath.

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