Sunday, December 10, 2017

December 2017 Meeting Reminder

Our December meeting will take place on Tuesday December 12th at 7pm!!

Charity: Thank you to everyone who returned a packet for our Quilt Con challenge quilt, we are still missing a few so please bring them in December. Alison is hosting a sew-in on 12/13 where we will work on some tops for Vegas and finish piecing the QuiltCon top. Please email her for additional information.

Sewing Bee: Would you like to sign up for the 2018 sewing bees? Please see Ellen on Tuesday night!

Membership: If you renew your membership by the end of our December meeting you'll be entered into a drawing for a gift card to quilted threads. You can renew online here, or in person with cash or a check.

2018 Volunteer Positions: We will be holding our vote for 2018 board positions at the December meeting. We are still seeking help with meeting programming. If you are interested in volunteering in any way, please let a board member know.

Holiday Party: We'll be having our annual holiday party at the December 12th meeting. To participate in the gift swap, please bring a quilting-related gift. It could be fabric, notions, or a handmade gift, but it must be modern and cost about $15 to $20. For some ideas, read Guests are welcome and encouraged to bring a gift for the swap!

Remember to bring an appetizer, dessert, or nonalcoholic beverage to the party. If you forgot what you signed up for, please contact Betsy Perry at

Giveaways and Raffles: Our giveaway item this month is a festive stocking wall hanging kit from Patchabilities.

* Raffle #1: Four fat quarters and a pattern, donated by and designed by our November guest Amy Friend!

* Raffle #2: Northcott Naturescapes fat quarter bundle
Mini-Charm Challenge: For those of you with a competitive spirit and a mini-charm pack of Kate Spain’s Voyage from the retreat, you are invited to create something—anything!—with those 2½-inch squares. Bring your completed project to the December meeting for a chance to win a prize.

If you didn’t go on retreat, you can still participate—sew with any mini-charm pack of your choosing.

We'll see you Tuesday at the First Baptist Church!

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