Chilliwack PieceMakers Quilting Guild

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Lanyard available at the registration desk for only $2.00.  This is a great item to clip onto your name badge.

We are a sociable group of quilters that meet on the third Wednesday of the month, September through to June, in Cooks Presbyterian Church, 45825 Wellington Ave, Chilliwack, BC.

Our guild meetings which start at 7:00 pm can include "trunk shows" by visiting quilters,  Show & Tell from our own talented members, technique and tool demonstrations, challenges, swaps, and other interesting and fun activities. 

Executive meetings are held the first Wednesday of the month, September through to June, 7:00 pm in Chilliwack, BC.

 

Next Executive Meeting:

Wednesday, Mar 4th 2020 at Beatrice's 

 

Next General Meeting:

Wednesday, Feb 19th 2019 at Cooke's Presbyterian Church

 

First Quilt Show 2020 Meeting:

Wednesday, May 13th 2020 at Janet's

 

 

LOOKING FORWARD TO FEBRUARY

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Program - Cherri Mathieson

Our speaker for the February guild meeting will be Cherri Mathieson who is an historian (B.A., M.A in progress). The topic will be about the Underground Railroad (1810-1850) which is how many American slaves escaped from the US to come to Canada. It was the use of quilts and the hidden messages embedded in them that played a pivotal role in guiding the slaves safely out of the American south. The courage of people such as Harriet Tubman and others who risked their own lives to assist approximately 100,000.00 slaves out of the south underscores the truly unique history/herstory and contribution of quilt makers to the early beginnings of emancipation for African American slaves.  

Make One,Take One -  

Visit the Make One, Take One page to see all the photos of the Christmas tree ornaments. February meeting we will be swapping pin cushions, make one today to participate.

Quilt Show Committees -

There are still a few vacant positions for the Quilt Show Committee leaders.  Please don't hesitate to step up for one of these: Decorations, Tea Room Decorations. They are not difficult jobs, you will have tons of help.  This is a really great way to get to know your fellow guild members.

 

 

 

 

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Add a little bling to your name badge or your lanyard by purchasing one of both of these pins from the registration desk $5.00 each.

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