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Guild Business Meeting: 1:00 p.m.

Saturday, June 13, 2015

Location: Church of the Holy Apostles
296 Ninth Ave (@ 28th St)
New York, NY 10001 (Map)

Please join us! Meetings are free for guild members.

Guest Fee $10

 

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Meeting events and activities:

  • Ongoing Focus Groups: Elm Creek Quilt Blocks 12:00-1:00 (details on the Focus Groups page) and Charity Coach and Chat-11:00-1:00.
  • Board Meeting: 11:00 am – 12:00 pm. Guild members are welcome to attend
  • General Meeting: 1:00 pm – 4:00 p.m.
  • Program: RaNae Merrill - Magnificent Spiral Mandala Quilts
  • Block of the Month: Broderie Perse Hand Applique Empire BOM
  • Meeting Activities: 
  • Share Table:  No
  • Show & Tell: Yes
  • Library: Yes

 

Check in with us via social networking.   We want to hear from you!

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/empirequilters

Instagram: https://instagram.com/empirequilters

Twitter: https://twitter.com/empirequilters

 

NEW PRESIDENTS’ CONTEST/CHALLENGE

 

At the Guild meetings, have you ever wanted to know who you were talking to, but were too embarrassed to ask?  This contest/challenge will solve that problem.  As your new presidents, Lee and Kitty challenge each member to make their own name badge.  This can be any size, shape, style-as long as fabric is involved.  We are issuing the challenge in June and in September we will judge them and award prizes in the following categories:

Most Artistic

Funniest

Best Beading

Best Embroidery

Best Piecing

Best Applique

 

Remember, the one requirement is that the name be large enough to read.

 

Empire Quilters' Fiber Art Exhibit at the Manhattan Borough President's Office

Empire Quilters is having a Fabulous Fiber Art exhibit the month of June at the Manhattan Borough President's office, 1 Center Street South 19th Floor.   Admission is free.  Viewing hours are 10AM - 5PM Monday to Friday. Access to the building must go through security. (Tell security you are going to the 19th floor, Borough President's office.  Don't bring knives or scissors or any metal objects, like at the airport.)

 

 Travel directions:

 

 Subway: 4, 5 or 6 to Brooklyn Bridge. Exit at the Municipal Building. Take the South Entrance.

 

 A, C or E to Chambers Street. Walk east to Center Street ( past City Hall), cross Center Street to the South Building. There are also buses to downtown. 


Click here to read more Notices, such as information about upcoming trips, our Urban Rainbow show at NJ Quiltfest 2016, and where to see guild members exhibiting quilts locally.  Have something you'd like to add?  Send it to us!

       

     

 

2015 Show Vendors  

Click here for a list of 2015 show vendors 

 

 

2015 Post Show Survey
 
 
Greetings from your 2017 show co-chairs!
The planning for our next show started the day after our 2015 show closed.  We're hoping that we can bring everyone along for the ride.  The first step is to ask you for some information about the show, while it is still fresh in your mind. 
To be a part of the survey, please click on this link, or enter the following address in your browser: http://svy.mk/1FILr8f .  The survey consists of ten short questions, and should take no more than 3-5 minutes to complete.  The more responses we get, the more information we'll have. If you receive your newsletter by email, you may have a duplicate copy of the survey enclosed if you completed one at the meeting. You do not need to submit a second survey. 
The most important question, for us, is the last one:  Are you willing to work on the 2017 show? By filling in your name, you are saying:  Yes, I want a show and I'll do what I can to help.  By omitting your name, you are implying you're not sure you want a show in 2017, and trust me, we are listening. While everyone cannot contribute the same effort, everyone can contribute something.  Two people cannot produce a show; even for twenty people it's asking a lot. Together, we believe we can do it, and we will be counting (and calling) on you!  You'll be hearing from us regularly, online, in the newsletter and in person.  2015 Show comments should appear on the survey so we can report back to you in a future article.
If you have suggestions, comments or donations, please send them to eqgshow@gmail.com, and please include what you can/plan/hope to do to help.
We thank you for the opportunity to begin this grand adventure!
 
Aleeda Crawley & Betsy Vinegrad