From the President and Vice President:
A big thank you to our own Bonnie M for last month’s Turning Twenty presentation and hosting her sew-in events in the following week. For the Guild, using the Turning Twenty pattern, ten Quilts of Valor (QoV) were started and are in the works to deliver to our QoV Chair, Patty H. In addition, cutting material and assembling into kits was also accomplished and will be provided to the QoV chair, Patty H. Please see Patty if you are interested in participating in any way to build, finish and quilt the QoV. She has additional information in this newsletter.
A big THANK YOU as well to Debbie B. who volunteered at our last meeting to take over the Membership Chair position. We also had Tina F. volunteer to help Debbie at the table on the Guild meeting nights. As you are signing in at our May meeting, make sure you stop at the Membership table and welcome both.
Tere H. has been our Membership Chair for several years – her excellent service has been vital to the success of our Guild. You will still see Tere around the Guild meeting and events!
May Guild Meeting
May 10 “Raise the Roof” Workshop: Ms Ireland-Beaver will present “Raise the Roof” foundation paper piecing class on May 10. It will be held at Enon Knob Prairie Church. Cost is $50 for members and a $12 pattern fee (pattern fee paid to the instructor). Non-members pay an additional $10 for the class.
May 16, 5:30 pm- 7:00 pm: MVQG Board Meeting, Sharing Stitches
June 13 Guild Meeting:
Belinda Bashore from the Quilting Bea of Lebanon, OH, will present “Memory Quilts”. More information will be available on this presentation at our May meeting.
Christmas Block Challenge: The two Winners from the Block Challenge drawing from last December will bring in their assembled quilts for display and to receive the $50 Gift certificate each to help offset their costs for backing and quilting to complete their projects.
June 14 Workshop:
Memory Quilt workshop – 3-9 pm at the Bethel location. Workshop costs and materials list will be available at the May meeting. See Mary Ann at the sign-up table.
Michelle P (President) and Mary Ann C. (Vice President)
OTHER GUILD NEWS
Thank you to all you ladies who did binding on the quilts and returned them to me. I donated 32 quilts to Hospice and have 8 more to go to Jeramiah's Letter. Hospice is always in need of the small lap quilts. They go through about 250 a month. At this point, I don't have any completed quilts or quilts that need binding. If you have any you would like to donate, bring them to me at the next meeting.
Carol G., Community Quilts Chair
QUILTS OF VALOR
Thank you, everyone, for helping with the Quilts of Valor. We will need extra help in the next 6 months. We not only supply quilts to Veterans thru the National Quilts of Valor but we supply quilts for 2 gatherings: 1 this summer and 1 this fall.
If you like to do hand binding, quilting, or coming to the sew-ins, please send me an email with what you would like to help with.
Our May Sew-ins this month: The May 4 Xenia Sew-in is full. We have seats available for the 3rd Wednesday (May 17) Sew-In (10 am – 3 pm) at Crestview Baptist Church, 6600 Salem Ave., Clayton.
Please me an email if you want to participate: email@example.com
Patty H., Quilts of Valor Chair
North East Ohio Quilt Show, Wooster, Ohio – July 20-22, 2023. For more information go to www.theNEohioquiltshow.com
Quilt National ’23 The Best of Contemporary Quilts Art Exhibition – The Dairy Barn Arts Center in Athens, Ohio – Opening reception May 26 from 4-6 p.m. Exhibit will be on view from May 27-September 11, 2023. For more information go to https://dairybarn.org/quiltnational/
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