What's New


posted Jun 5, 2017, 10:24 PM by Maggie Buckwitz   [ updated Jun 5, 2017, 10:28 PM ]

Planning is continuing for the 2018 Quilt Show at Mobius Hall on the Cascadia College Campus.

There are many opportunities for you to contribute to the success of next year's show.
Contact the chair via email at:  quiltshow@straythreads.org.

May Meeting

posted May 1, 2016, 2:25 PM by two2kind@comcast.net   [ updated Jul 22, 2016, 12:51 PM by MS MS ]

Stray Threads Quilt Guild

General Meeting Agenda

BrightwaterEducation Center

May 5th, 2016


Raffle Quilt

Raffle Basket –

Pins & Patches

Stop by OUR Community Service Table and see what they have


6:30pm – Meeting Starts


No Show & Tell this Month



2016-2017 New Board Installed

General Membership Vote for Larger Community Service Storage Space

Quilt Show Announcements


Pam Coney Introducing our first Guest SpeakerJaNita Clairmont  -

                                                                                                 Crazy Quilts

Break – 7:35pm

New Member Introductions


 Guest Speaker Gail Pan – How to see

                Designs, Patterns and Books – Publisher - Martingale


Clean Up – Everyone

Brightwater Board Facility Closer:  Communications Officer



April 2016 meeting

posted Apr 2, 2016, 8:27 PM by Robin Zaback

This month's meeting of the Stray Threads Quilt Guild will be on Thursday, April 7 at the Brightwater Education Center. Arrive a bit early with a snack and join us for a Brown Bag Dinner beginning at 5:30 p.m. during which time you can eat, socialize, and get to know some fellow Threadies. The general meeting will begin promptly at 6:30 p.m. The agenda includes:
  • Miniature Quilt Challenge REVEAL!
  • Election of 2016-2017 Board Members
  • Announcements regarding our May Quilt Show
  • Terry Martin is our featured speaker: "Getting a Quilt Book Proposal Submitted and Accepted"
We look forward to seeing you there!

March 2016 meeting

posted Mar 1, 2016, 4:03 PM by Robin Zaback

The Stray Threads monthly meeting will be this Thursday, March 3rd at the Brightwater Education Center. The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. In addition to general business, the agenda includes:
  • Block Lotto! (remember to bring in your completed blocks)
  • Show & Tell + UFQ Quarterly Prize Drawing
  • Raffle Basket
  • Guest Grace Hawley will speak on Hawaiian Quilting
Remember, the deadline for quilt show entries is also March 3-- so bring your completed entry forms to the meeting!

Hope to see you there!

February 2016 meeting

posted Feb 4, 2016, 7:32 AM by Robin Zaback

Tonight, February 4, the Stray Threads will be hosting their monthly meeting. It will begin at 6:30 p.m. at the Brightwater Education Center. The agenda includes:
  • Raffle basket
  • Block Lotto distribution
  • Show & Tell + UFQ
  • Nominating Committee Announcement
  • Quilters College!
This year's Quilter's College will include 5 demonstration stations. Come and learn some new techniques and tips from fellow Threadies!

Don't forget that Quilt Show entries are due by March 3rd. You can turn in completed entry forms in person at tonight's meeting.

We look forward to seeing you tonight!

Quilt Show Entry

posted Jan 24, 2016, 9:16 AM by Robin Zaback

Attention Stray Threads Members!!!

Our 2016 Quilt Show is fast approaching. We would love to see YOUR quilts hanging at the show!

Entry forms are due March 3, 2016.

January 2016 meeting

posted Jan 7, 2016, 10:53 AM by Robin Zaback   [ updated Jan 7, 2016, 10:54 AM ]

Join the Stray Threads Quilt Guild for its first meeting of 2016!  The meeting is tonight, January 7, at the Brightwater Education Center starting at 6:30 p.m. Come a bit early and join us for a Brown Bag dinner and social hour beginning at 5:30 p.m. The meeting agenda includes:

  • Raffle Basket
  • Announcements (including retreat and quilt show updates)
  • Show & Tell Extravaganza!!!
It has been a few months since our last show and tell, so tonight the focus will be on YOU, our members, and your work. There will be three sessions of show and tell, including holiday quilts, calendar quilts, as well as an open show and tell. So bring in your quilts to share and be ready to be inspired!

We look forward to seeing you tonight!

December 2015 meeting: Quilto!

posted Nov 30, 2015, 7:23 PM by Robin Zaback   [ updated Nov 30, 2015, 7:26 PM ]

Join the Stray Threads Quilt Guild this Thursday, December 3rd, for our annual holiday potluck and some rousing games of Quilto!(quilter's bingo). The festivities begin at 6:30 p.m. at the Brightwater Education Center with some brief words from our President followed by dinner and Quilto.

Potluck assignments are as follows:

If your last name begins with:
  • A - I: please bring a dessert
  • J - R: please bring a salad
  • S - Z: please bring an entreé (main course)
Please be sure to bring a serving utensil and also remember to label your dish and utensil (in case you forget to collect them at the end of the evening).

Coffee and water will be provided.

Be sure and bring your three nine-patch blocks (fabric was provided at the November meeting) in order to "buy" your two Quilto cards for playing. If you didn't receive the fabric for the blocks, you can also bring a yard of red or blue patriotic fabric for our American Heroes quilts.

In addition, we will be collecting for our Semi-Annual Hope Link Food Drive (a list of suggested donation items).

Note: there will be no Show & Tell at this meeting. But we'll make up for it with a meeting devoted to Show & Tell in January!

November 2015 meeting

posted Nov 3, 2015, 2:13 PM by Robin Zaback

Thursday, November 5, is the next meeting of the Stray Threads Quilt Guild. The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. at the Brightwater Education Center. The agenda includes:
  • Make & Take scissor fob project
  • Raffle Basket
  • Budget presentation and vote
  • UFQ Quarterly Drawing
  • A special performance by The Round Abouts ladies’ vocal trio and
    the Just Reminiscing Band!
For members interested in more details on the budget, be sure to check the November newsletter (accessible via the Stray Threads Yahoo! group page).

We look forward to seeing this Thursday!

Fred Meyer rewards

posted Oct 26, 2015, 10:23 AM by Robin Zaback

Did you know that you can support the Stray Threads Quilt Guild by signing up for the Fred Meyer Community Rewards program? When you sign up to participate, the Stray Threads will receive a contribution from them every time you shop!

If you want to sign up, the Stray Threads NPO# is 94959.

For more details and instructions on how to sign up, visit:

We will also have instructions on how to sign up available at our next guild meeting, November 5, 2015.

Thanks for your support!

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