Another full meeting was enjoyed by guests and members. Our guest presenter provided a look back in time at textile comforts; sharing her collection and expertise.
Our guild executive will continue for another year with many things in the works for program.
As always members never cease to lend a hand with our community outreach projects. Our evening collection included:
– 8 completed quilts of comfort
– 10 quilt tops
– 3 quilts to bind
– 2 lined drawstring bags
– liners for DFG
– 2 bags of donated fabric from a guest
– 3 bags of donated batting.
Kits that were given out included:
– 2 quilting kits
– 6 quilts for binding
– 3 kits to make quilt tops.
We currently have 15 completed quilts of comfort for Christmas in July. Also, progress is moving forward completing the ten quilts of comfort for Mathews House Hospice for their Spring opening.
Thanks to everyone for their ongoing contributions toward our community.
Here are some guest speakers arranged for upcoming meetings:
June Chambers Tuesday March 6, 2018 Quilt’s & Other Comforts.
Kerry Burke Tuesday April 3, 2018
Bring a friend!
Please mark your calendars for upcoming events:
One Block Wonder: February 24, 2018 @ Living Faith Community Church, Baxter Cost = $15.00
Sit ‘n Sews: April 14, 2018, August 11, 2018 and October 13, 2018
Reminder for our February 6, 2018 guild meeting:
Buy and Sell – an opportunity to sell useful, but unwanted quilting related items or purchase new items from members. All items must be priced to the dollar. Email your intent to sell items to Sally Borland by January 31, 2018. firstname.lastname@example.org
Medallion Skill Builder Begins – Donna will guide members throughout the project beginning with the center medallion in February. a materials list will be password protected under “Program” on this website followed by monthly instructions.
Thank you to Jan Pettit for sharing her writing talent at our December meeting. Jan has given us permission to post her “Sewing Christmas 2017” poem attached below:
Sewing Christmas Poem – 2017
A delicious potluck, QUILT-O, community outreach, the Medallion Skill builder project and Show n Tell were the highlights of our Christmas meeting.
Items ready for donation to My Sister’s Place
Cheryl Dobo: QCG President, Senora Baldry: QCG Community Outreach, Kim Woodland: Matthews House, and Sheila Cormier:My Sister’s Place in front of our raffle quilt.
Presenting the cheques to Matthews House and My Sister’s Place.
Sixty-three Quilts of Comfort, numerous hats, scarves, pillow cases, Santa Sacks and Stockings were donated to My Sisters Place. Also, proceeds from our quilt raffle were presented to MSP and Matthew’s House, each receiving a cheque for $500.
The lucky winner of our beautiful quilt raffle was Carina Randell from Everett! Congratulations Carina!
Wishing all our members and their families a safe and joyous festive season.
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:
Quilting Corners Guild Encourages Young Quilters – Single
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.