For Our Members

President’s Corner August 2020

Greetings, dear friends!

Oh, my! Cindi’s presentation for our July meeting was so inspiring! Hopefully, we will see her again for a workshop in 2021! Aspen Leech, our youngest recruit for SSQ, was “Over the Moon!” with ideas and possibilities.
I continue to be amazed by the work you folks produce. You each seem to cherish your pieces and the stories that go with them and you take such delight in sharing. I am so ready to get back to quilting and try some of the ideas you shared.
Thanks to several of you for filling positions for the upcoming year. All of us benefit from the efforts of our committee chairpersons. Please say “Yes!” when you are asked to serve. Hopefully, we will have a completed list of “Who is doing What” very soon!
Stay healthy! Stay happy! And go create something wonderful!


SSQ 2020

QUAC-UP challenge QUilters Avoiding COVID – Unfinished Projects.   QUAC-UP Photos

Our June Meeting revealed wonderful participation in the QUAC-UP (Quilters Avoiding COVID,  Unfinished Projects) program over April, May and into June.  Altogether, we had 36 participants who completed 144 projects. Way to go!

Big numbers for completed projects:
  • Debbie S  13 
  • Yolanda  12.
  • Helen, 9.
  • Karen Holt, 7.
  • Jackie Aguilar, 6
  • Dee Hoaglund, 6
  • Kris Murphy, 6
  • Rose Penoyer, 7
  • Debbie Wolfe, 6

 $$$ Prizes Winners $$$   

The board voted to purchase certificates from our local shops to help them out during this downtime rather than asking for donations…..remember to support your local quilt/craft shops!

Here are the prize winners from the drawing:

  • Helen Baltz-Jones                Owl’s Nest $25 gift certificate
  • Dee Hoaglund                      Hi Fashion $25 gift certificate
  • Sue Lund                              Hi Fashion $25 gift certificate
  • Rose Penoyer                      Owl’s Nest $25 gift certificate
  • Shar Weiser                         Black Sheep Handworx $25 gift certificate
  • Debbie Wolfe                       Black Sheep Handworx $25 gift certificate

Sunset Slope Quilters Open Sew

Many of you expressed interest in having more time, more opportunities to finish or practice the techniques or projects you started at Rendezvous, (or finish up those UFOs before the next millennium!)  SSQ Board discussed this topic and we have a plan in place for you!

Open Sew Groups are welcome to use the Fellowship Hall at American Lutheran Church after the General Meetings and Programs.  No need to make reservations. There is plenty of space for multiple groups to gather. You and your friends decide what you want to work on and do it! Pack a lunch, bring your own beverages. Please remember to bring your own supplies (irons, cutting and pressing mats, extension cords, etc.)  The space is available after the General Meeting/Program until 4:00, so enjoy your time!

Date                Fellowship Hall Activity

March 10 (Tues) Community Sew In
April 7 (Tues) SSQ Open Sew
May 13 SSQ Open Sew
June 10 SSQ Open Sew
July 8 SSQ Open Sew
August 12 SSQ Members’ Garage Sale
September Birthday Bash
October 14 SSQ Open Sew
November 11 SSQ Open Sew
December 11 Holiday Celebration

Have fun!

Kathy Morgan

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 The deadline for submitting information to our Editor for publication in the monthly newsletter is the third Wednesday of each month.

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New Officers for 2020

Linda Smith, Treasurer
     Eva Mae Hinkle, Secretary
          Nickie Irvin, Vice President
                Kathy Morgan, President


Barnes and Noble Winter: TBA
Barnes and Noble Spring: TBA
Block of the Month: Jewell Buck
Christmas Stockings: June Hall and Paula Hammons
Community Affairs: Joanie Dykema, Carol Wilson, Helen Baltz Jones, Ruby Fitzgerald
Hospital Displays: Carol Wilson
Door Prizes: Pam Lewshenia and Jocie Perotti
Habitat for Humanity: Carol Brueggeman
Library: Sue Elliott and Pam Lewshenia
Membership: Ana Restiva and Helen Baltz Jones
Moab 2020: D. Abraham, J. Allerheiligen, D. Hoaglund.
Newsletter: Jewell Buck
E-mail tree: Janet Wheeler
Nominations: TBA
Photographer: Janet Wheeler
Programs 2020: Rose Penoyer and Debbie Wolfe
Programs 2021: TBA
Publicity: Marcia Lackey
Quilt Show 2021: Judy Allerheiligen, Janet Wheeler, Sue Elliott, Vickie Irvin, etc
Rendezvous 2020: Janet Wheeler/Linda M. Smith
Rendezvous 2021: TBA
Sunshine: TBA
Telephone Tree: Karol Sacca
Website: Donna Garlitz