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Foothill Quilters Guild, PO Box 5653, Auburn CA 95604  

instructions and a monthly prize. To be eligible for the monthly drawing, you need to show us your completed block from the prior month’s instructions at the guild meeting. If you come in at the middle of the year, you can participate and will receive the patterns already given out.

These blocks are large so if you are new to appliqué they are easy to do, so please join us. We have many appliquérs in the guild that can help you with your block and inform you of classes you can take in the quilting community to learn appliqué methods.

It’s a beautiful quilt and we are anxious to see your wonderful blocks each month.

Carol Riggert and Joy Myers

Activities:  Block of the Month

This year’s block of the month is from a book called Baskets and Flowers, Appliqué’ of the Month, by Marian Shank.

You will be using your own fabric and keeping your own blocks.This is a quilt using an appliqué’ method of your choice. There are twelve basket and flower blocks. Instructions on how to finish the quilt will be given early so if you wish you can make the adjoining blocks as you go along or create your own layout design.

The program began in July, 2016 and ends in June, 2017. The cost is $2 per month or $20 for the year. This covers printing of