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Guild Business Meeting: 1:00 p.m.

Saturday

December 10, 2016

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: Up The Creek Quilters & Charity Coach and Chat: Focus Groups 
  • Focus Group - Hand Paper Piecing a Snowflake Rug Mug: 10:30 am
  • Board Meeting: 11:00 am – 12:00 pm. Guild members are welcome to attend
  • General Meeting: 1:00 pm – 4:00 p.m.
  • Program: Charity Basket Auction
  • Block of the Month:  No Block of the Month for December
  • Fabric Swap: Metallic and/or Polka Dots 
  • Quilter of the Month: tba
  • Share Table: No
  • Show & Tell: Yes
  • Library: No
  • Vendor: No

 

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Some exciting trips are in the works make sure to click here for 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!

Charity Reminder

We will prepare stockings and drawstring bags during the December meeting.  Please bring them as well as items to put inside.  

 

2017 Show Quilt - "35 and Counting"

 

 Picture of 2017 Raffle Quiilt

 

Raffle tickets are now available.  

If you're a member who didn't pick up your packet at the November meeting, please get it at the December meeting.

  

THE SWAP RETURNS - HERE IS WHAT TO DO TO GET 42 DIFFERENT FABRICS EACH MONTH.

  • Choose either a color or a design from the monthly list and find 6 fabrics of that color or design.
  • Cut a 6 inch wide strip across each of the fabrics. Then cut each strip into 7 squares.
  • Sort the 42 total squares into 7 sets containing one square of each fabric.
  • Put a set of fabrics in each of 6 letter sized envelopes and seal. (Hold the 7th set at home.)
  • PRINT your first and last name on each envelope and either the color or the design you chose.
  • Put a rubber band around your set of envelopes.
  • At the beginning of meeting, register with the swap domo and pass in your envelopes.
  • At the end of the meeting, pick up your swapped envelopes. You will be returned envelopes from 6 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?

2016 - 2017 List

Dec        Metallic                Pokka Dots                                       

Jan         Tans                    Hearts  

Feb         Reds                   Japanese Prints

Mar        Purple                  Paisley

Apr         Aqua/Turk/Teal    Flowers

May       Yellows                 Black  & White

Jun         Blues                   Nautical