UPCOMING MEETINGS and OTHER EVENTS
OUR NEXT MEETING: Thursday, September 12, 2019
SPECIAL NOTE: We just received word that Starmount Presbyterian has another event scheduled for our usual meeting room Thursday evening. Therefore, we will meet in the chapel. Please use the same entrance as usual and look for directional signs and a greeter to direct you to the chapel.
PROGRAM: Fiona Meisner will give a program about Modern Quilts.
Jackie Russell will tell us about an upcoming Barn Quilt Workshop (supply list available in October and workshop on November 2nd).
FUTURE PROGRAMS, WORKSHOPS AND EVENTS:
SEPTEMBER 21 - Please join us at Day in the Park Festival held at High Point City Lake Park in Jamestown NC. The festival hours are 11am to 4pm. We will be selling raffle tickets for our TESSELLATIONS quilt and demonstrating quilting.
SEPTEMBER 24 - Quilt show meeting at 7:00 pm at Benjamin Branch Library
OCTOBER 5 - We will set up at the Reidsville Farmer's Market. We will be selling raffle tickets for our TESSELLATIONS quilt and some items from our upcoming Quilt Show Boutique.
OCTOBER MEETING - Carl Stevens will give a program on quilt binding. (Great timing with our quilt show just around the corner!)
* WORKSHOP - OCTOBER 12 - Carl Stevens will teach a Saturday workshop on paper piecing with a 6 student maximum. He will teach two classes if there is enough interest.
OCTOBER 29 - Quilt show meeting at 7:00 pm at Benjamin Branch Library
NOVEMBER 2 - Quilt Show Boutique and Community Outreach Sit & Sew day - 10am to 4pm in the Starmount Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall
Come join us to continue working on items for our Quilt Show Boutique. You can also choose to work on quilt kits for Community Outreach. Please bring your sewing machine and sewing supplies. If you don't want to bring your machine we can still use your help with ironing, cutting and pinning. Please join us for a fun day!
* WORKSHOP - NOVEMBER 2 - Barn Quilt Workshop with Jackie Russell (12 student maximum).
NOVEMBER 2 - Please join us at the Persimmon Festival in Colfax NC! The festival hours are 11am to 4pm. We will be selling raffle tickets for our TESSELLATIONS quilt and some items from our upcoming Quilt Show Boutique. We will have quilts for sale!!! Go to www.colfaxpersimmonfest.com for more information on the festival.
NOVEMBER 5 - Good Works Wednesday at Natty Greene's - Natty Greene's Brew Pub (345 S. Elm St., Greensboro) will donate 10% of restaurant sales to our guild! We will also be selling tickets for our raffle quilt during lunch. Please volunteer to sell tickets or stop by and get a bite to eat. Please tell your friends about this great opportunity to help support our guild. See Carol DeSantis or Michelle Volkmann for more info. Volunteers are needed from 11am to 2pm and from 5pm to 8pm to sell raffle tickets and promote our guild and our quilt show!
NOVEMBER MEETING - Program to be determined...
DECEMBER 3 - Quilt show meeting at 7:00 pm at Benjamin Branch Library
DECEMBER MEETING - Holiday Dinner
QUILT SHOW PLANNING MEETINGS
Tuesday, Sept. 24th
Tuesday, Oct. 29th
Early Dec. date TBD
All meeting start at 7:15 pm
Benjamin Branch Library - 1530 Benjamin Pkwy
All are invited to attend to learn more about what goes in to making a quilt show a success!
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!