Chilliwack PieceMakers Quilting Guild

 
 
 

November Meeting 

Old Business

A credit has been secured from a letter sent with a complaint on the decorations from the Anniversary Cake.

Programs

November will host a Quilt Canada speaker Marcy Horswill, Diane will be reviewing the library searching tools, Karlie will be introducing the Journal Challenge. December will be Pot Luck, games and a Secret Santa exchange.

We Care

Almost all quilts donated to BC Wildfires Relief for families in need have been delivered by the MP of the area.

Membership/Registration

77 members signed up at this time.  Decided that the guild membership list will be sent to all members.

Newsletter

Reports are due by Weds 8 Nov.  A request for a small article to be written and submitted to Jane about your cohort group if you belong to one.  

Quilt Show 

First meeting for commitee leaders was held Nov 1st.  All leadership jobs have been filled.  First prize quilt has been quilted and is ready for binding and label attachment.

Youth Bags

Check the We Care page under Programs for a list of what is still needed.  It was agreed that budget money (under donations) would be spent to purchase what was not donated and was needed to fil the bags.  Bag filling day was set for Sat Dec 2, location still to be announced.

Workshops

Workshop in Abbotsford at 'Strung out on Beads' has 9 participants, there is space for one more.  Carpooling will be arranged.  Clipboard will be passed around again at the November meeting to ask for workshop requests or volunteers to teach.  Checking into a Retreat/Sewing Day for early December open to all members ($2 cost to members, guild will pay venue rental).

Retreat

Last payment of $100 is due at November meeting, reminder announcment will be in Newsletter and emailed to participants.

New Business

CQA sponsorship of $250 will be sent and requested to be attributed to Viewers Choice.

 

October Meeting 

Old Business

Still looking into other possible meeting venues.

Programs

October will have a trunk show by members Gail W and Ginger C, mini quit special show & tell one per member.  November will host a Quilt Canada speaker Marcy Horswill, Diane will be reviewing the library searching tools, Karlie will be introducing the Journal Challenge. 

Fat Quarter Draw

This month the colour is blue.  Remember there is no limit to the number you can contribute, and for each fat quarter you bring your name will be entered into the draw.

We Care

Quilts were donated to BC Wildfires Relief for families in need.

Membership/Registration

65 members signed up at the September meeting.  A reminder that if you are not a member by the October meeting your email will be removed from our mail out and you will be removed from the Closed FaceBook page. Hamels and Countryfolk have contibuted gift certificates for all 10 meetings.

Advertising

All advertisers from the past year have signed up again, still need to collect payment from some.

Newsletter

Reports are due by Weds 11 Oct.

Quilt Show 

A call for committee leaders will be continued at the October meeting.  A link was added to the Webpage with instructions on making a block to contribute to a Second Prize Quilt for the show, we are hoping for about 50 from the members.

Youth Bags

Lots of donations came in at the Sept meeting, Janet will be making a new list of what is still needed, it will be posted in the newsletter.

Workshops

Arrangements are being made for a workshop in Abbotsford at 'Strung out on Beads', more info on a date, cost, supplies to be given at the October meeting.  Checking into a 'Tech Drop-In' possibly held on a Saturday at Chwk Sr Sec.  Clip board will be passed around at the October meeting ask for workshop ideas.

 

September Meeting 

Programs

September will be the Brithday Celebration of the guild's 20th Anniversary.  Free fabric swatches of the design contest will be handed out to the paid members. Beatrice Rieske will be doing a demo on the correct way to attach borders and sashing.

Fat Quarter Draw

This month the colour is orange.  Remember there is no limit to the number you can contribute, and for each fat quarter you bring your name will be entered into the draw.

We Care

The guid received a card from the Ann Davis Transition house thanking us for the quilts Susan dropped off in the summer. The committee would like to organize a workshop in Sardis library in November to make quilts with 6 inch squares. Gail will write a report about the We Care program to be included in the Garrison newsletter. Beatrice is collecting heart pillows for cancer patients.

Membership - Registration

Reminder your membership fees are due at the September meeting, the cost is $30.00 (same as last year).  If paying my cheque please make it out to the CHILLIWACK PIECEMAKERS QUILT GUILD.  If paying by cash please place it in an envelop with your name on it.  In both situations please include your memebership number.

Newsletter

Jane invites all members to contribute to the newsletter.  Tell about a show you visited, a retreat you attended, new pttern you are trying, blogs you visit, cohorts you sew with, really anything that would interest another quilter.

Library

Fines for overdue due books are due to be paid.  Diane will be placing an article in the newsletter reminding everyone how to use the online library seaching tools for our book collection.

Sunshine - Hospitality 

New cards with the Guild logo will be printed as we are running low.  The new ones will be in colour.

Quilt Show 

The committee for the Raffle Quilt will have their first sewing day on Sat 23rd Sept.  The fabric for the quilt was purchased during the summer.  A call for committee leaders will be conducted at the September meeting.

Retreat

Lyn will be collecting the next payment for the Feb 2018 retreat.

Youth Bags

We will begin collecting donated items for the Youth Bags, a list of requested items will be available to view.  Money earned from the raffles at the 2016 Quilt Show will subsidize the purchase of some of the items needed for the bags.

Members Information 2017 - 2018

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