May Guild meeting & Events

May flowers

May 13, 2017 Guild Meeting

There is a Mother’s Day Brunch at the church from 10:30-12:30. So in order to accommodate guild and the brunch, we will be having our regular meeting in the Loft (up the stairs beside the bathrooms in the back hallway).

Set up & Clean Up for May: Barb L, Denise G, Cheryl M.

For set up, please bring food that doesn’t require the kitchen facilities. An urn of coffee can be taken upstairs and we can use paper cups for the coffee and tea. Please remember the cream and milk for the coffee and tea.

  • Sewing machines can be set up in the Sunday school rooms in the back on the main level.
  • Alternatively you can wait until 12:30 and set them up in the regular meeting place after the Brunch is over.

We will get started right at 9:30 AM, so please arrive on time. Beth will do demo right at 9:30 – but it will be short and sweet – very sweet.

Heritage Park Quilt Festival – May 26 – 28, 2017

The dinner has been changed from the Wainwright to Gasoline Alley –it’s a bigger venue.. They no longer issue tickets so just walk in and found our table – we have 2 reserved.  Parking is $3.00 for the evening.  Think doors open at 6:15.

Volunteers for the Guild Booth on Saturday and Sunday please be sure to read Mary’s email.  If you who haven’t volunteered yet but would like to, Sunday afternoon might need another one or two people for the booth. Please call Mary.

Remember to bring quilts, challenge items, charity items, etc. for display to the May 13 guild meeting. Suggested/Requested items: Gwynneth’s star quilt plus a few others, our Christmas exchange this year – aprons and miniature quilts, a comfort quilt if we have them, placemats.

June is fast approaching so if you plan to display any pieces in thee challenge – get ready!

Challenges

1. Nautical Theme Quilt – A quilt of any size using one of the following nautical blocks using either a traditional or modern interpretation:

Lady of the Lake  Lady of the Lake

Storm at sea     Storm at Sea

Mariner's compass  Mariner’s compass

Ocean Waves    Ocean Waves

Clamshell quilt Clamshell

2. Miniature Quilt. Make a true miniature quilt (not just one block).miniature quilt maximum 60” perimeter.

 

3. canadaseatoseatosea   Carol Lawrence Challenge –                                                     A “sea to sea to sea” table runner in celebration of Canada’s 150th

4. UFO Challenge – Each time you finish a quilted project       UFO-fz4mgg5cnniedwaa0vgg                 (which must have been started before the September meeting) your name will go into a draw. In June, a winner will be drawn for a fabulous prize!

All challenge entries must be completely made by the person entering the piece.

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