Meeting Minutes: October

Great seeing you at the meeting in October.

RECAP OF OCTOBER MEETING

We saw some amazing show and tell, inspiring work.

If you missed the tutorial on the TUBE METHOD for making the Trip Around the World Quilt Block you are able to find the demo notes and a video HERE

Brown Bag Challenge: Due in June 

Those interested in the BROWN BAG challenge for this year exchanged their brown bags and are off to the races with assembly.

Please remember that they are due in June.  If you are unable to fulfill your commitment please contact Jen to make other arrangements.

Also if you weren’t able to make the October meeting,  but wanted to participate in the Brown Bag Challenge please email Jen and arrangements can be made.

Charity Quilt – The Last Border

In case you missed September’s directions for the Charity quilts: You need to add a 7″ border to the top and bottom and a 5″ border to the sides.

Sheep Creek Weavers and Ujamaa Grandmas Sales

Hopefully you were able to partake in the wonderful sales that these two groups put on.  Thank you to those who brought this wonderful sale to our attention.

Burgess Shale Study

In November, Linda M’s piece “Trilobite” will be part of a travelling school exhibit put on by the Burgess Shale Study.  It will be at the Turner Valley School in November.  More information to come.

Quilt Retreat

Beth, Jan, Shannon and Barb S are putting on a Quilt Retreat at the Pioneer Ranch Camp in Sundre from 2pm on October 31 –  2pm on November 3.  The cost is $200.

Where Women Gather

Where Women Gather is a project based group that celebrates all types of handwork with the artful telling of a story.  There will be a featured quilting block of the month that accompanies the stories.   Our program will run on the 3rd Sunday of every month from 1 PM – 4 PM at the Millarville Community Church.

Next WWG meeting is October 20.

November 9 Meeting :

In November we will not be hosting a show and tell as we have a special treat, Valerie of Pastimes Online will be visiting us with a trunk show and bringing her store TO US. Can’t Wait!

Don’t forget to work on your Candle Mats for the December challenge.

Set Up/Take Down Crew for November: Trish W, Suzanne D, Linda Bu and Kathy K.

A note to the Set Up/Take Down Crew:  Please arrive for 8:45am.  Also please remember that you are also the take down crew at the end of our day and need to stay till at least 4pm.

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