Quilt Scraps December 2021


Happy Thanksgiving to all our quilters!

I have a long list of things I am thankful for this year, and right up there at the top is our new slate of officers for 2022. We will be swearing in the following officers at our December holiday party on December 14:

President: Linda Stanwood

President Elect: Susan Stanchfield

Vice President Ways and Means: Cece Blankenship

Vice President Programs: Mary Jo Ewing

Workshops: Kris Doan, Rena Hernandez

Secretary: Phyllis Lewcock

Treasurer: Jeanette Blackburn

Membership: Carol Brega, Dana Lovelace, Valerie Myers, Ellen Pankuch

Thank you all for your willingness to serve our guild in these important roles! I am also thankful for each of you who volunteered for our various activities and committees at our last guild meeting. We had a very impressive response, and the committee chairs and myself will be in touch with each of you over the next month to talk about your interest in helping out. I am particularly pleased to report that we a sufficient number of people who volunteered to do white glove service so that we will be able to market our new opportunity quilt at Road to California.

Speaking of our new opportunity quilt, it will be revealed at the holiday party scheduled for 9:30 at Faith Community Church on December 14. If you have not already RSVP’d and you would like to come, check out the article in the newsletter for information on how to sign up. It is free. For everyone’s health and safety, we are asking that you be vaccinated if you are attending. We will be serving a box lunch, and there will be games and drawings! And to everyone, have a happy, healthy holiday season.

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A reminder: our new El Camino Quilt Guild home is

Faith Community Church, 2700 Rancho Pancho, Carlsbad, CA 92009.

Our new meeting day is the second Tuesday of the month at 9:30 am


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UFO Challenge Dec 2021

Congratulations to Bev Tyner, our 3rd quarter prize winner!!!

The 4th UFO deadline is November 30th and we’ll have 2 drawings during the December meeting. The first one will be for the 4th quarter $25.00 Quilt In A Day gift card, and the second one will be for the grand prize drawing of $170 Quilt In A Day gift card!!!!!

Get your final projects finished and show them to our UFO table at the next meeting, or send your photos, including your label, to Gretchen or Vicki.

Happy Thanksgiving!

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PROGRAMS 2021-22

December: Christmas Party

January: Tina Curran Lecture: My Excellent Adventure as a Quilter

Workshop: Herringbone Quilts and/or Pillow

Februrary: Trudy Cleveland Lecture: Update Your Quilt Toolbox

Workshop: How to Photograph Your Quilts

March: Anne Turley Lecture: Just Quilts

Workshop: On Point

April: Ann Sonner Lecture: Family History Quilts

Workshop: Photo Transfer Class

Happy quilting everyone! Stay safe and keep in touch!

Mary Jo Ewing

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On November 18th Cuddle met for the first time at El Corazon Senior Center in Oceanside. We will meet there every third Thursday, including December 16, from 9-3.

The December workshop will have NICU, receiving blankets, and pillowcase kits or you can work on your own Cuddle project.

There will not be a December workshop at San Marcos Senior Center.

Please contact Juliana Scroggins concerning the QIAD workshop schedule.

Cuddle is still collecting bright, colorful teen quilts (with pillowcases, please) for the San Pasqual foster teens. Recommended size is 60”x 72” or a bit larger.


January meeting:

Cuddle will have 20 bins of FAT QUARTERS for sale at the remarkable price of 10 for a $1!!!

Now you have to buy 10-no metal money!

We will have shopping bags for you to fill up!!



1st Thursday of each month
9 am - 1 pm

Masks required

El Corazon Senior Center

3rd Thursday of each month
9 am - 3 pm

San Marcos Senior Center

4th Monday of each month
9 am - 3 pm

Please bring a mask

Here is a guide to recommended sizes:

Baby/wheelchair/Foster Angels/receiving blankets or quilts 40”-45” x 45”-50”

Lap/ teens/adults 48”-60” x 60”-76”

Breckenridge or San Pasqual 64”-70” x 76”-90”

cal conference 2022

Quilting friends – there is still room on the bus. Please let me know if you are interested in joining us for a fun day at the Road to California quilt show.

Date: Thursday, January 20. Details about time and place to board the bus will follow.

Cost: $55.00, which includes your admission to the show.

It’s a fun day that includes snacks and prizes on the road. I hope you can join us.

cal conference busDebbie Timmons, Bus Coordinator
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retreatThere are currently 2 spots open for the 2022 Retreat. Let me know if you would like one of these spots or tell your friends.

If these spots are not filled by the December guild meeting on December 14, available spots will be opened to nonmembers.

If you need to cancel your spot for the retreat, you deposit will be refunded completely if we are able to fill your spot. If we are not able to fill your spot, your deposit will be returned minus $20.

Just a reminder, the balance for the retreat is due by the end of December. Balance checks must be made out to "Vina de Lestonnac" and can be given to me at the next guild meeting or mailed to me. I have sent an email to everyone attending with the balance still owed.

Please contact me if you would like a spot in the retreat or if you have any questions.

Jo Anne Foster
2137 Lakeside Rd
Vista, CA 92084
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birthday bagWe will be having a birthday bag drawing at our holiday party, so please bring a bag if your birthday is in December (or if you forgot to bring a bag for your September, October, or November birthday to our previous meeting). Bags should total $15-20.



Jackie Kahl
Died from COVID
November 8, 2021
Member of Traveling Quilters friendship group

birthday cake


1 Mary Shackelford
4 Jane Dunmeyer
8 Charlotte Purdy
9 Maryann Donovan
11 Emily Armstrong
13 Elizabeth Galati
17 Suzanne Appelman
17 Joyce Ford
17 Marilyn Jackson
18 Kristin Schneiders
21 Linda Jacoway
22 Sharon Kleven
26 Karen Pendergast
27 Carole Lee
27 Gretchen Clare
29 Dixie Mulligan
30 Cheri McClow



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