Sunday, December 16, 2018

December 2018 Meeting Reminder

Our December meeting will take place on Tuesday December 18th at 7pm!! Doors open at 6:30 if you would like to come early for some pre-meeting sew-cializing!

Programming: Our programming this month will be our holiday party, complete with treats and gift swap. Please bring a modern quilting related gift in the $15-$20 price range. Carolanne has the list of who signed up for treats so another email will go around to those members.

2019 Dues: Your 2019 guild dues are due ASAP. If you've already paid or pay at/before the December meeting you will be entered into a drawing for a $25 gift certificate to Quilted Threads! Our dues for 2019 will be $55. You can pay via PayPal on our membership page or with Cash or a Check at the meeting. 

2019 Sewing Bees: Please let Ellen know at the December meeting if you are interested in joining the sewing bee Crew! You can find information about the 2019 bees hereYou can sign-up with Cash or a Check at the December meeting. 

Timna Tarr Workshop: You asked and she's coming back! After hosting a successful workshop with Timna Tarr in 2016 we'll be bringing her back on March 9th for a full day mapmaking workshop. Pricing is $100 for members. You can sign-up via PayPal on our events page or with Cash or a Check at the meeting. We will open this workshop to non-members in mid-January.

2019 Board Positions: Nominations for the 2019 board took place at our November meeting and only one person was nominated for each role. We will still hold a vote in December to stick to our bi-laws! The nominations were:

President: Carolanne Donovan
Treasurer: Beth Hurd
Secretary: Pat John
Events: Lesley Ross
Programming: Sarah Fredette

Shop Hop:
 Please bring your "passports" from the shop hops earlier this year to the  December meeting and give them to Carolanne. She'll be making up tickets for each stamp you have and we'll have a drawing for a gift certificate in December. The gift certificate will be to a local shop of the winners choosing. 

Giveaways and Raffles: Our giveaway item this month a Dritz Travel Rotary Cutter. Perfect for retreats, sewing bees and sew-ins!
Raffle #1
5 fat quarters of Cotton and Steel in black and white + package of Tulip patchwork pins

Raffle #2
layer cake of Arctic by Elizabeth Hartman for Robert Kaufman Fabrics

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

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