Twenty four members turned out to our meeting and there were no guests
An invitation was received from the NHR to a volunteer luncheon on April 15th from 11am to 2pm at St. Anne’s Hall.
March/April 2014 Quiltmaker
March/April 2014 Fons and Porter’s Love of Quilting
Spring 2014 Canadian Quilter
The membership draw was won by Donna H
17 ladies and 2 guests attended the March 7th and 8th retreat. The guild is looking for ideas on what the by the UCW for the use of the kitchen.
The March UFO is on March 22nd from 9 to 5.
The guild has been invited to shop at the Fabriculous booth on May 3rd at Baker’s Narrows Lodge during the Quilting with Friends retreat.
Ecole McIsaac School junior high students will be participating in a Suicide Awareness day and will be displaying the banners assembled by the guild.
10 kid’s bags have been given to Child and Family Services
A road trip to Fabriculous in Swan River resulted in an idea of holding a retreat in Swan River together with the Crocus Quilter’s Guild from Dauphin. A date of the September 19th weekend has been chosen. A tentative cost will be $125. This includes all meals except Saturday breakfast. It will be a work on your own project weekend. Several members are interested. Accommodations will be up to the quilters attending. More details will follow.
Several dates have been confirmed including all 2014 meeting dates on the third Tuesday of each month. Other confirmed dates are:
April 12th UFO day June 7th UFO/Beginners with Mentors
May 17th UFO/ Free Motion Quilting June 14th UFO/Beginners with Mentors
May 24th UFO/Free Motion Quilting July 12th UFO day
August 16th UFO day
Audrey’s president block will be demonstrated in May.
32 water bottle covers were sent to Dauphin. Eileen M. and Robin M. will present them at the April meeting.
Posters and cards advertising the quilt show are available.
Remember your Paint Chip Challenge for the quilt show and you need an entry form to go with it.
Members need to bake 3 dozen cookies for the Quilt Show. They need to be at the hall by Friday morning or early afternoon.
Marg L. And Kathy D. Are collecting items for the toonie parade and have a list of basket themes that are developing.
Setup for the show will be Thursday April 12th. Some men volunteers are needed to help.
The project for Beginners with Mentors will be the Mahjong Quilt pattern.
Audrey demonstrated the Faux Braid, Quarter Log Cabin block. The guild will supply the dark fabrics and some lights. Lights should be off whites and creams.
Here are three quilts made from previous comfort blocks
Audrey displayed several label designs and methods
Show and Tell
See you at the April Meeting