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At this time we will go foward with the summer retreat!

Dates are: July 15-18 2021

 

Calendar of Events

2020

January 2 Newsletter Articles due to Deb Green
January 16-20

1:00 Thursday - Retreat Begins!!

Noon Saturday - Challenge "Reach for the Stars" due to Dave Maxson

7:30  Friday - Executive Committee Meeting

4:00 Monday - Retreat ends.

February 11 Newsletter Articles due to Deb Green
February 25

6:00 PM Refreshments- Executive Committee, includes all elected, appointed officers and chair persons

6:45 Challenge due: using recognizable amount of “Reach for the Stars” challenge fabric. No larger than 18”x 18” block.  No batting, backing, or quilting.

7:00 PM Meeting – Forest Park United Methodist Church

Program: Retreat Show & Tell- Bring your retreat items from 2020 and previous retreats to show. Show & Tell for items other than retreat projects as well.

Sign Up for March 24th Vicki Quellhorst Workshop Cost $10

March 21 National Quilt Day
March 24

Workshop and meeting CANCELLED DO TO CORONAVIRUS STAY AT HOME ORDERS

Vicki Quellohorst's class scheduled for this date will now be held in Nov.

 

April 14 Newsletter Articles due to Deb Green
April 28

Auction and meeting CANCELLED DO TO CORONAVIRUS STAY AT HOME ORDERS

May 26

CANCELLED DO TO CORONAVIRUS

5:45 Challenge Due Theme: “FUN! FUN! FUN! ” What Makes You Happy? Make any quilted table runner, table topper or wall hanging measuring no smaller than 12” x 12” nor bigger than 24”x36” using the theme “What Makes You Happy?” It must be made in 2020 start to finish by one guild member. Any techniques are acceptable.

6:00 Spring Banquet - Forest Park United Methodist Church

Cost for dinner $14, Catered by Vic's Country Cookin - Beef & Chicken Buffet

7:00 Program:

 

June 9 Newsletter Articles due to Deb Green
June 16 This is the THIRD Tuesday!

CANCELLED DO TO CORONAVIRUS

9:00-4:30 Open Sew In: Bring your own project and get some work done while socializing with other quilters! Lunch and dinner on your own.

6:00 PM Refreshments-Independents “A - L”

6:30 Executive Committee Meeting

7:00 PM Meeting – Forest Park United Methodist Church

Program: Connie Chappell Author of WILD RASPBERRIES a book that Includes lap quilts and memory quilts. See Connie’s quilts. Books available for Purchase at reduced price $15—$18

August 13-16

Summer Quilt Camp

Pre-Registration required, cost $40. Non member GUESTS WELCOME. Minimum enrollment required 50 quilters. Howard Johnson Lima (419) 222-0004 sleeping room reservations

September 8 Newsletter Articles due to Deb Green
September 22

CANCELLED DO  TO CORONAVIRUS

6:00 PM Refreshments T&C

7:00 PM Meeting – Forest Park United Methodist Church

Program: Retreat Reveal! Registration Fee ($80) and Membership dues ($15).. 2020 membership required to sign up and 2021 dues must accompany retreat registration fees

Immediately following program, Nominating Committee Meets

Sign up for “A Bevy Of Beautiful Bindings” workshop Cost TBD

October 27

CANCELLED DO TO CORONAVIRUS

9:00-4:00  Workshop -LINDA THEIFOLDT “A BEVY OF BEAUTIFUL BINDINGS” Cost TBD Fabric and color choices Hands-on techniques

6:00 PM Refreshments- Calico Cut-Ups & Ind. “M-P"

6:30 Executive Committee Meeting

7:00 PM Meeting – Forest Park United Methodist Church

Program: Linda Theilfoldt "Color and Fabric" The process of decision making when choosing color and fabric for quilts. Includes A trunk show of historic, fun, modern and Baltimore Album quilts

November 3 Newsletter Articles due to Deb Green
November 17This is the THIRD Tuesday!

CANCELLED DO TO CORONAVIRUS

9:00-4:00  Workshop

Vicki Quellhorst "Curved Piecing Cost $10

Bring your own drink and a dish to share, sandwich and tableware provided

6:00 PM Refreshments- Cozy Cabin & Ind. “Q-Z”

6:30 PM Social Hour-Kay Borchers

7:00 PM Meeting – Forest Park United Methodist Church

Program: Vicki Quellhorst  “The African Connection”
Visit her on Facebook. Vicki follows up her Curved Piecing workshop with a trunk show and lecture sharing her experience teaching quilters in Africa. Fabric may be available for purchase.

December 10 Last day to pay dues and be included in roster book

January

14 - 18, 2021

CANCELLED DO TO CORONAVIRUS

RETREAT!!

Retreat CHALLENGE Due: Jan. 16 at noon to David Maxson Theme: WCOQG Takes a Walk on the Wild Side!
Any finished and quilted item by one guild member Any size acceptable. May use any construction techniques, surface design, and may include embellishments. “Wild” may refer to animals, flowers, places, colors, prints, wild west, time periods, etc…..
Must be started in 2020 and finished by 2021 retreat.

   
March 2021

6:45 AQS Challenge due

Theme: “SEW SWEET” The quilts that win the Ultimate Guild Challenge are all connected to each other in some way. Ours will be connected by: featuring any edible sweet item(s) - Cake, ice cream, muffins, candy, etc.
The Rules are:
1. The size must be between 32” to 36” wide and 32” to 36” high.
2. It may be traditional, contemporary, modern, or art and may use any techniques or combination thereof (applique, piecing, embellishing, hand or machine embroidery, surface design, etc.)
3. The quilt can be any shape as long as one measurement is 32” to 36” and the other is 32” to 36”. Odd shaped quilts must be mounted on black fabric containing sleeve: attach the quilt to the top only, leaving the bottom free for the judges to view the back of the quilt.

4. The quilt must be the work of only one WCOQG member.
5. It must be quilted by hand or machine or both, but not tied.
6. You must have written permission to use a pattern or idea (copyright). The permission slip MUST be with the quilt before it can be entered in the judging.
7. It must have the official AQS sleeve. (See AQS website)
8. There must be a label on the back containing at a minimum, your name and address.
**AQS rules must be followed unless contradicted by the above WCOQG Rules

 

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