Workshops, upcoming meetings,
other interesting events 


UPCOMING MEETINGS and OTHER EVENTS

OUR NEXT MEETING:  Thursday, December 12, 2019 
*** Doors open at 6 pm, Meal begins at 6:30 pm ***
PROGRAM:   ​This month we will celebrate the Holiday Season with a Pot Luck Dinner! Please bring a covered dish to share...also bring your serving utensil. Bring a wrapped fat quarter of fabric for a fun exchange. Also be sure to gather all the "Quilter's Cash" you earned this year for an energetic RAFFLE!!! Please note the earlier start time...the meal begins at 6:30 pm!

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FUTURE PROGRAMS, WORKSHOPS AND EVENTS:

DECEMBER 3 - Quilt show meeting at 7:00 pm at Benjamin Branch Library

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QUILT SHOW PLANNING MEETINGS
Tuesday, December 3rd​
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!
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2020 PROGRAMS...
January 
Off the Wall Quilt Show
Members will bring previously made quilts, blocks or tops to enter in our irreverent categories. Judging is by audience applause. Some of the 12 categories are: Best Blocks Not Sewn Together, You Dared to Use Orange?, Best Loved to Death Quilt, What Were You Thinking?, Too Much Color. There will be awards in each category.

February
Trunk Show by two of our members.

March
Quilt Show Preparations
Members will help tag items or prepare items for the boutique.

April
Kevin the Quilter
Organize and Utilize Your Fabric Resources / Trunk Show

May
Martelli Products Presentation
During demonstrations of the quilting tools there will be door prizes plus additional giveaways of Martelli products.

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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: 

Meetings:  
$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  

Community Outreach:                                                                                                
$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!