SORTING donations – Saturday, Feb 16
First Church of Christ
10 Church Street
We are also accepting donations at this time.
SET UP auction – Thursday, Feb 21
Guild Meeting, Norther Essex Community College
Please note: The guild can only accept cash or check for winning bids at auction.
Hope you can join us!
Carrie Zizza’s workshop has been changed FROM Saturday, February 23rd TO Saturday, February 16th from 9:30 to 3:30 due to a scheduling conflict on her end. The location will be announced at the January meeting. If anyone is interested, please email me NOW since we will be so close to the workshop by our January meeting. The location I choose is dependent on the number of people signed up! Remember – this fabulous workshop – “You can have your quilt sandwich and finish it too” – is only $10 for members. It’s a wonderful opportunity to learn from a master machine quilter.
For the December MVQ guild meeting, you were given a button to make something that fits into a brown lunch bag. This button will represent a color you have to use in the item you make. If possible, use the button somewhere, but if you can’t, please safety pin it to the back of the item so the person can see what color you had to work with. And, if you have lost your button, find another, make something to swap, and bring it with you to the Pot Luck Dinner December 6th. Be creative! Some ideas from last year include pincushions, needle cases, aprons, small wall hangings, holiday ornaments, wool items, mug rugs, placemat, and the list goes on. Last year we probably had 95 % participation and the creativity was awesome. Let’s aim for 100 %!
This is a reminder that there is a board meeting scheduled for Wednesday, October 3rd, 7:00 PM, room 201, West Congregational Church, Haverhill, MA. All members are welcome to attend.
Hello all! I hope everyone enjoyed the last meeting. It was very hectic for me. We had some technical difficulties that needed to be worked out. One issue was, my camera did not have a battery in it. Therefore, I do not have any pictures of the changing of the board, thanking Ann for her service, naming of Quilter of the Year and Show and Tell. I would like to post some pictures to our Facebook page. So, if you have pictures would you share them with me? Please send them to me by email at email@example.com. Or, if you prefer, and you use Dropbox, share your folder with me. I would appreciate any and all pictures I can get.
I would like to say a public thank you to all who made this a memorable time for me. Thank you, Ann Hockmeyer for being a great President and for the pin, bell and beautiful flowers. Thank you, Nancy Dempsey, for naming me Quilter of the Year. I was very surprised and humbled by it. And the orchid is beautiful! I really love it. Thanks to Ann Hockmeyer, Betty Hastings and Marianne Karp for their hand in it.
Thank you to all members for electing me as President. I look forward to your help and support in the coming year. Thank you to the new Executive Board for stepping up. I look forward to working with you. Thank you to the 73 members who made quilts for Kulea. I am truly overwhelmed by your generosity. Finally, thank you to the Raffle Quilt committee for a beautiful quilt that, I hope, will make lots of money for the guild. Can wait to quilt it!
Lots to be thankful for! Enjoy your summer. See you in September!