July 2017 QGBG News!

Our regular meeting will be Tuesday July 11th. Meet and greet starts at 6:30 pm, and our program starts at 7:00 pm, at the Extension Office in room B.  Our program will be by Mary Beth Dunn teaching us some fabric origami skills. This meeting has an opportunity for some hands-on fun  Please bring a needle, thread, glue stick& pencil or pen.

BONUS!!   Saturday July 15 will be a lecture  with Linda Przybyszewski, New York Times Bestselling Author of “The Lost Art of the Dress.”  You won’t want to miss this! Dooropen at 9 am. This event is free to guild members in good standing , $10 to the general public , and includes a continental breakfast. 

And speaking of members in good standing, July is the month to renew your membershipYou will be able to do so at the Tuesday meeting or the Saturday event. Please remember to bring 2 checks. One for $8 to the Fayette County Homemakers, and one for $20 to QGBG. 

Because of the Saturday event , we will not have a Sit-n- Sew in July at this time.  If two people volunteer  to coordinate one for Sunday the16th, and contacts us, we can schedule one and send an announcement.

A few more volunteers are needed for helping with the registration desk and clean up for the July 15th event. Contact Elise if you can help.

 Also, the Lions Club Fair schedule for sitting with the  Quilts of Valor display has been changed to Thursday and Friday , July 20-21.  If you can help sit with the quilts for a few hours on either of these days , please contact Nancy Cann at nancy.cann@qovf.org. This is a great event for quilters to support!

If you have been making extra B.O.M. red, white and blue blocks,  you may give them  to Rhonda Tiefert.  Community quilt 9-patch blocks can be turned into  Susan Lucas or Barbara McGoven at any meeting. They also have supply kits available to anyone who wants to help make some!

There will be a joint  Board Meeting Friday, July 7th at 2pm at the Extension office in Room A.

 Minutes of our regular June meeting are attached to the email sent out to all members.

           Happy Quilting!    Cora  & Elise

Questions or concerns can be sent to qgbg.president@gmail.com or elisekalika56@gmail.com      

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