Fall Our year will be all about colour! You will get to show your true colours, pass with flying colours but never be off colour. Join us as we travel somewhere over the rainbow where our needles fly! September 9: … Continue reading
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
Storm at sea
2. Miniature Quilt
Make a true miniature quilt (not just one block). Maximum 60” perimeter.
3. Carol Lawrence Challenge
A “sea to sea to sea” table runner in celebration of Canada’s 150th birthday.
4. UFO Challenge
Each time you finish a quilted project (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.
Welcome everyone to another exciting year at The Flying Needles Quilt Guild.
The planning committee has come up with a terrific program for you that we hope you really enjoy.
This year we will be taking a TRIP AROUND THE WORLD through quilts. We will be looking at the quilts and quilting techniques from England, Hawaii, Japan, African, South Africa, Ireland and the Amish Country in America.
Each guild Saturday will begin with a show and tell, followed by a demo and time to sew the afternoon away. The exception to this is our Wonderful Potluck Meetings in September, December and June.
Our schedule for this year is….
September 14: First meeting of the year – Show and Tell; Program Presentation; Potluck; Garage Sale with Donna
October 12: Trip Around the World with Jen – See a demo on how to construct the Trip Around the World quilt
November 9: England with Trish
December 14: Christmas Exchange – Show and Tell; Christmas Exchange; Potluck
January 11: Hawaii with Denise
February 8: Japan with Jen
March 8: Amish Country with Jan
April 12: Africa and South Africa with Shirley H.
May 10: Ireland with Donna
June 14: Final Guild Meeting of this year – Show and Tell; Challenge Showcase Potluck
Our Challenges for this year are: (please click the link for more details about each challenge)
- The FUNQI Challenge: Make a Trip Around the World Quilt (for June)
- Brown Bag Challenge 2013 (for June)
- Carol Lawrence Challenge: Sewing Chatelaines (for June)
- Christmas Exchange: Candle Mats (for December)
We will also be hosting a club this year, run by Beth, making the Vingette in Stitches Quilt by Leanne Beasley.
Looking forward to a terrific year with you all.