UPCOMING MEETINGS and OTHER EVENTS
Next Monthly Guild Meeting: Thursday, July 12, 2018
** PLEASE NOTE EARLY START TIME - Doors will open at 6:00pm, we eat at 6:30pm and the meeting will follow.
Program: Our annual summer covered dish dinner – We will eat some GREAT food!!! We will have a guest and have fun with “QUILT LIBS”. Please bring a dish to share and your serving utensils. The guild will provide plates/napkins/flatware/cups.
Join us Saturday, July 14th from 10am to 5pm for our Community Outreach Sit & Sew. We will be meting at Linda Ryan's home. Bring your lunch! 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:
July 21 - The Piedmont Quilters' Guild will once again participate at "The Village Fair at Mendenhall Homeplace" in Jamestown from 10am to 4pm. Stop by our tent to talk about quilting or ask how to become a member of the guild. We will have RAFFLE TICKETS for our latest quilt for sale and we will also have some small quilts available for purchase. (Guild members will be asked to volunteer. Please let Michelle at the membership Desk know if you are able to assist. It is always lots of fun! And you can earn $1000 in Quilters' Cash!!!)
August 9 - “Hoffman Quilt Challenge”
We will be hosting a trunk show of 19 or 20 quilts from the 2017 challenge.
September 13 - “Inspired by Molas”
Patti Shreiner will be presenting a lecture and trunk show of vintage and contemporary Molas that looks at color usage, design inspiration, and construction techniques.
September 15 – (Saturday) “WORKSHOP”
Patti will be teaching us the basics of “Molas” Sewing machines will not be needed!
Saturday, September 15 - The Piedmont Quilters' Guild will once again participate at "Day in the Park" at High Point City Lake Park in Jamestown from 10am to 5pm. Stop by our tent to talk about quilting or ask how to become a member of the guild. We will have RAFFLE TICKETS for our latest quilt for sale and we will also have some small quilts available for purchase. (Guild members will be asked to volunteer. Please let Michelle at the Membership Desk know if you are available to assist. It is always lots of fun! And you can earn $1000 in Quilter's Cash!!!)
October 11 - To be determined
November 10 (Saturday) ****** note change of date****
This will be a day time program and include a workshop on Saturday from 10 until 2. Cath Evans of High Country Quilts is going to spend the day with us. Details will be announced later.
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: