UPCOMING MEETINGS and OTHER EVENTS
Next Monthly Guild Meeting: Thursday, October 11 - “Color Theory”
Our Program will be presented by Matthew Emerson a professor at High Point University in the College of Arts and Sciences. He is a quilter and does long arm quilting as well. He is currently the President Elect for the High Point Quilt Guild.
Saturday, October 20 - LET'S MAKE A DIFFERENCE DAY - Community Outreach Sit & Sew
Please join us for this special gathering. The event will be held on Saturday, October 20 from 10am to 4pm at Gate City Baptist Church, 5250 Hilltop Rd, Jamestown NC. We will work on:
1. Homeless Totes: all materials cut and labeled, help available if this is your first tote (pattern and instructions available on out Service Work page)
2. Fleece hats for cancer patient: all materials provided and cut
3. Charity quilts: kits and fabric will be available
4. Pet beds: bring your leftover scraps, we will have beds sewn and ready to fill
Please mark your calendar. Bring your machine and basic sewing tools. Or, just come and we'll have a job for you - ironing, cutting, hand sewing, etc. Come for the whole day or come for a few hours. And, bring a friend!
If you would like to volunteer to host a Sit & Sew gathering (between 6 and 10 people) please contact Carol DeSantis.
Future Programs, Workshops and Events:
***This is a special Saturday program! We will not meet on Thursday, November 8th.
This will be a day time program and include a workshop on Saturday from 10am until 2pm at Starmount Presbyterian Church's Fellowship Hall (our usual meeting location). Cath Evans of High Country Quilts will be with us again presenting a program and workshop on how to use many different types of threads and other techniques with our sewing machines. It is a free workshop!!! More details (supply list, lunch etc.) will be announced as soon as they are confirmed with Cath.
DECEMBER HOLIDAY PARTY AND COVERED DISH MEAL
In addition to sharing great food we will also have a spirited bidding war as we use our "Quilter's Cash" to bid on donated quilting items. Please see below for ways to start earning your stash of "cash"!
How to Earn PQG Quilt Money
At each of our meetings and activities each member has the opportunity to earn PQG Quilt Money. The Board may announce other ways to earn money during the course of the year. Here’s how:
$50 Meeting attendance $50 Wearing Name Tag $50 Birthday Month
$100 Bring Show & Tell $100 Bring Refreshments
Programs & Activities:
$500 Attend a Workshop $500 Attend charity sew day
$500 Challenge Participation $2,000 Present a meeting program
$2,000 Teach a Workshop $3,000 Chair a special program/challenge
$1,000 Charity quilt donation $1,000 Quilting Demo's to other’s
$1,000 "Day in the Park" $100 Block of the Month donation
How to spend your money
At our December meeting (the end of the year celebration) you will get to spend your money at an auction. The items for the auction will be donated by vendors, members, and others. In the past we have had FABRIC, Quilting tools, Art work, Quilt book & patterns, gift cards and who knows what other surprises! It is a fun spirited auction!
Information as requested from Cath Evans at our September 2017 meeting