Tuesday, July 17, 2018

July Social Meeting

Our July meeting will be at Edworthy Park, Picnic Site #9 from 7 – 9 pm on Thursday July 19th 2018. Here is a map of Edworthy Park including the site, parking, and washroom locations.

If your last name begins with the letter A-J please bring a small dish to share (K-Z will bring food for the December Social)

There will be no sew day in July. Because we won't be at our usual location, the Charity Table is suspended for this month.

Coming up (and subject to change):
  • August 16th - Vanecea from Alberta Batting Co (Wonderfil)
  • September 20th - Kerry Foster of PennyDog with her new publication on Animal Applique (Wonderfil)
  • September 22nd - QuiltCon 2019 Charity Quilt construction (Wonderfil)
  • October 18th -  Krista Hennebury from Poppyprint trunk show - free for members (Hawkwood)
  • October 19th - Square Peg Round Hole workshop with Krista Hennebury from Poppyprint (Hawkwood)
  • October 20th - Speed Dating improv workshop with Krista Hennebury from Poppyprint (Hawkwood)
  • November 15th - meeting subject TBA (Wonderfil)
  • November 17th - sew day with Kerry Foster on Animal Applique (Wonderfil)
  • December 13th - Winter Social (K-Z names bring food to share) (Wonderfil)
The meeting agenda is:
  • Guild business
  • Block Lotto
  • Show and tell 
  • Socialize!
Please bring:
  • A quilt or project for show and tell
  • Name tag
  • Block lotto entry
  • A dish to share (if your last name begins with the letter A-J)

The dues cycle is January-December and they are $60 per person in 2018. Members who join after June will pay $40. First meeting is free for visitors, then $10 for a single meeting (fees could be more for special programming). After that we ask you to support and join our community by purchasing a membership to attend additional meetings and sew days and to participate in other guild activities.

As a member of the guild you have the opportunity to participate in challenges and swaps to stretch you out of your comfort zone.  Some of these have included: