Sunday, January 13, 2019

January 2019 Meeting Reminder

Our January meeting will take place on Tuesday January 15th 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 all about free motion quilting.

Show and Tell: Make sure to bring your finishes for show and tell this month. There might be a special incentive for everyone who does and an announcement. 

Yard Sale: Our 3rd annual NHMQG yard sale will take place at our February meeting (2/19/19). Start organizing and prepping items to bring! People who visit our February meeting will also be able to shop so let your non-member quilty friends know!.

2019 Dues: Your 2019 guild dues are due ASAP. 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: The first sewing bee of 2019 is coming up quick! If you still need to pay please see Ellen and if you're interested in signing up also see Ellen or ask anyone who has participated. It's a really great way to spend a Sunday every other month! You can find information about the 2019 bees here

Spring 2019 Retreat: Our Spring Retreat to Kennebunkport will take place May 2nd through May 5th at the Franciscan Guest House. You can sign-up at the January meeting with cash or a check and PayPal sign-ups will begin in February. If you're looking for a roommate be sure to post in our members only Facebook group. Retreat costs will be as follows:

Single Room:
3 nights - $345 
2 nights - $240

Double Room:
3 nights - $230
2 nights - $160

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 after this meeting.

Shop Hop: If you still have it, please bring your "passports" from the shop hops to the 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. The gift certificate will be to a local shop of the winners choosing. 

Giveaways and Raffles: Our giveaway item this month is a pack of Dritz binding clips!

Raffle #1
Matchsticks Lakeshore Quilt Kit, including fabric for making and binding a lapsize quilt top

Raffle #2
Six cuts of assorted Cotton + Steel (2 yards total)

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

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