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Guild Business Meeting: 1:00 p.m.

Saturday Jan. 13th 2018

Location: Church of the Holy Apostles

296 Ninth Ave (@ 28th St)
New York, NY 10001 (Map)

Please join us! Meetings are free for new members.

 

Guest Fee $10

 

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Meeting events and activities:

  • Ongoing Focus Groups: BOM tutorial with Tina and Nancy 11:00 am  and Up The Creek Quilters 11:30 am. For more information go to Focus Groups 
  • Charity Coach and Chat 11:00 am  A Scrappy Trip Around the World. For details go to Focus Groups or Service
  • Board Meeting: 11:00 am – 12:00 pm. Guild members are welcome to attend
  • General Meeting: 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
  • Speaker: Teresa Duryea Wong
  • Program: History of Cotton and Indigo in Japan
  • Block of the Month: tba 
  • Fabric Swap: Pinks  and Polka Dots & Tans and Hearts 
  • Quilter of the Month: tba
  • Share Table: Yes
  • Show & Tell: Yes
  • Library: Yes
  • Vendor: Usha

Click here for more information and the latest Notices such as information about upcoming trips, and where to see guild members exhibiting quilts locally.  Have something you'd like to add?  Send it to us!   

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THE SWAP RETURNS - DO THIS AND GET 42 DIFFERENT FABRICS EACH MONTH

1.       Choose either a color or a design from the monthly list and find 6 fabrics of that color or design.

2.       Cut a 6 inch wide strip across each of the fabrics. Then cut each strip into 7 squares.

3.       Sort the 42 total squares into 7 sets containing one square of each fabric.

4.       Put a set of fabrics in each of 6 letter sized envelopes and seal. (Hold the 7th set at home.)

5.       PRINT your first and last name on each envelope and either the color or the design you chose.

6.       Put a rubber band around your set of envelopes.

7.       At the beginning of meeting, find the SWAP sign and register by printing your name and the color or design of the fabrics in your envelopes on the clipboard.  Leave your set of envelopes next to the clipboard.

8.       At the second break in the meeting a swapped set of envelopes will be ready and marked with your name for pick up. You will receive 6 envelopes from different people.  The envelopes contain 36 different fabrics, plus the 6 you left at home makes 42 different fabrics total.

WHY DO YOU EVEN CONSIDER CHARM PACKS WHEN THERE IS A SWAP AVAILABLE AT YOUR MEETING?

Swaps for 2018

Jan         Tans        -     Hearts 

Feb        Reds             -      Japanese Prints

Mar        Purples        -      Geometrics  

Apr         Aqua/Turq/Teal   -       Flowers

May       Yellows         -       Black  & White    

Jun         Blues             -        Ocean/Beach