March 1, 2014

February 2014 Meeting Recap


--We joined the National Modern Quilt Guild!
--Due: if you have paid dues you should have received an email- if not let us know. If you have not paid and would like to join dues are $25 and you can contact Kim Johnson
-- Quilt Con: it has been announced it will be Feb 19-26, 2015 in Austin,TX
--Meeting Sign Up Sheets: there will be sign up sheets each meeting for bringing snacks, and volunteering to make gifts for our speakers.
--Guild Quilt Retreat: May 2-5 Lee Monroe's mountain house. Please contact Lee if you are interested in going.
-- March meeting: the speaker will be a Spoonflower Representative. 
-- Sew In: March 30th, 1-6pm, at Sewingly Yours
--Swap: the next swap will be to make a luch bag. Sign ups will be at the March meeting, and exchange will be at the April meeting. If you would like to participate contact Teri.
-- Upcoming Speakers: July meeting speaker is Dana Bolyard, she will be speaking on the 5th Tues of the month. Sept speaker will be Sara Lawson (bag pattern designer), there will also be a workshop she will be hosting the Wed. Following the Tues. night guild meeting.
-- Raleigh Trip: planning a trip to visit the quilt shops in Raleigh. Dates to come soon.
-- Garage Sale: moved from the Feb. meeting to the April meeting. If you would like to participate pre price your items. Can include fabric, tools, notions, etc. Also bring a bucket with your name on it and cash/change. 50% earnings go to you, 50% earnings go to the guild.
-- Charity: there is fabric bundled if you would like to take some to make a quilt for our charity Senior Services.Contact Katie if you are interested.
-- Carolyn Friedlander- coming to Greensboro/Winston-Salem on August 15-16.
-- Forsyth Piecers and Quilters: they are having their quilt show in May. 

A special thanks to our February speaker, Rebecca Allen who spoke about pressed feet and their different uses. 

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