With permission, we are posting the quilt history fact sheet Sharyn Resvick distributed at the July guild meeting.
News from President
New directory will be available at the next few guild meetings. Please come on in and pick one up. Next guild meeting is Tuesday, July 12, at 7 p.m.
Sherry G, President
News from Vice President
Sharon Resvick is joining us this month to present: Quilts from the Early 1800’s through Today’s Modern Quilts, a 60-minute lecture including many quilts. We can do a show-n-tell if there is time, but please only bring one quilt or piece of work.
On Tuesday, August 9, Catherine Redford will present the program, Trip Around the World in Folk Art Stitches. Then on Wednesday, August 10, Catherine will offer the class: Steps to Successful Free Motion Quilting - 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. at the church. Fees: Guild Members - $35, Non-Guild Members - $45 - Kit Fee $10 (purchased from Catherine on the day of class).
Tuesday, September 13, Gyleen X. Fitzgerald, quilter and writer, will give her presentation: Path to Modern. On Wednesday, September 14, Gyleen will teach her Caribbean Star 2 class from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Cost - Guild Members - $45, Non-Guild Members - $50 There is also a pattern fee and required tool; both may be purchased from Gyleen.
There are openings for both Catharine and Gyleen's classes. Please remember our new policy pertaining to workshop/class cancellations.
There will be no show and tell for August and September due to our speakers.
Looking ahead to our October meeting, it would be great to have you, our talented guild members, share some easy and fun Christmas gift ideas. Please send me an email at firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to participate in a short demo. Show and tell will return at this meeting.
Sandy H, Vice President
Quilts of Valor
What a wonderful response to our Scrap Busting Block Drive!! We have 17 quilters signed up to make 12 blocks from our scraps (6 fat quarters each). Blocks will be due at the October guild meeting. Each kit will come with more detailed instructions. Be sure to pick up your kit at the July meeting! If you can't be there, please try to have someone else pick it up for you. We do have a few extra kits, so if you didn't get signed up and would like to participate, please e-mail me at email@example.com.
We are already working on a group award for the Beavercreek Senior Center around Veterans Day. If you can help by machine quilting a top, please let me know. We have many additional requests that we are trying to fulfill, and would love to get our tops made into quilts, so that we can honor those who have given so much for our country!
Thank you all for your continued support of Quilts of Valor!
Debbie G, Quilts of Valor Coordinator
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