August 19 Sit n Sew was success with 21 members in attendance. A full day of sewing was enjoyed by all, either working on a personal project or a community outreach project or two. Many took part in a short demo on making liners and bags for the DFG program. The accomplishments for the day included:– 6 quilt tops assembled for Quilts of Comfort– 2 quilt tops bound for Quilts of Comfort– 2 quilt tops donated for Quilts of Comfort– 1 quilt top assembled for Mathews House Hospice– 44 DFG liners completed– 1 flannel blanket– 3 flannel scarves.A variety of kits went home with members as well.Productive stitching, good conversation, sharing, snacking and laughing. A really enjoyable day. Thanks to all the participants. The next Sit n Sew is in October 14, 2017.
Our guild is inviting young quilters to join us for our August 2nd meeting. Bring your young quilter and their first project to share. Please see details in the link below:
On April 9 QCG hosted a successful sit n sew. Nineteen members spent the day working on a variety of quilts of comfort and two raffle quilts in support of My Sister’s Place and Matthews House Hospice, respectively. We were happy to see member Doreen when she popped in for a visit. Good conversation, snacks and laughter rounded out the day. Thanks to everyone who participated.
Gearing up for our December 1st meeting and our presentation to My Sister’s Place. In total, with our November contributions, we have:
🎅🏻 5 Cloth Books
🎅🏻 33 Stockings
🎅🏻 23 Santa Sacks
🎅🏻 32 Quilts of Comfort
If you have stockings or sacks ready for December, please bring them along. Should be a fun evening – taking pride in our work, potluck and QUILTO – bring those loonies and toonies to buy your cards. Proceeds collected will go the the local food bank.
A nice turn out for our Fall Sit n Sew on Sept 26…14 busy sewing and a good visit with Doreen R who popped in with three quilt tops already done. In total 18 quilts of comfort tops were completed and several went home with members for some finishing touches. A good day of sewing, chatting and snacking. Looking forward to the next Sit n Sew.
Hope everyone is enjoying their summer! Have a look at a couple of photos from our recent meeting.
The first photo is a donation of 45 pillow cases to Matthew’s House Hospice accepted by Ludi C. The second is 35 Quilts of Comfort presented to My Sister’s Place, accepted by Deborah H.
Sit ‘n Sew Reminder ! This Saturday, October 4th, is our Fall Sit ‘n Sew taking place at Living Faith Presbyterian Church on County Rd 21 at the east end of Baxter. Doors open by 9 am with morning snack, coffee and tea provided and we’ll clear out by 3. Bring your lunch and your machine. We’ll be working on comfort quilts, pillow cases, Christmas stockings or whatever you choose to bring along to work on. These are always fun, productive days with lots of laughs and good eats. Hope to see you there !