So you want to know what is NEW in the quilting world? Come listen to Monica Gonzalez of Monica’s Quilt and Bead
Creations and find out about the new things she brought back from Houston’s Market. AND she will have many of those new
things for sale there at guild. Bring your wallets, checkbooks and/or credit cards.
Also we will hear from Alicia Campbell, The Batty Lady, about the ins and outs of batting. Make sure you check out her
In the afternoon from1pm to 3pmwe will
be holding a Round Robin to share information and demonstrate techniques. Alicia Campbell will talk on Wonderful Threads,
Kathy Dunham will demonstrate binding techniques and there will be two stations demonstrating items that we hope you will make
for the 2018 Quilt Show Boutique (a cute hanging pod for those small items and a wallet). The cost is $5 to cover the handouts
you will receive.
If you are staying for the Round Robin make sure you are signed up with Christina Smithberg at the Programs table and BRING a
lunch. There will be a lunch break after the meeting and before the start of the Round Robin.
The proposed changes to the bylaws were attached to the newsletter email. Please look at these beforeSaturday’smeeting.
SILENT AUCTION ITEMS
Please bring in your silent auction donationsthis Saturdayor
call Janna Calkins,760 296-3444or805 233-4362to arrange pickup. You may also bring
your items to Monica’s on Mondays.
We would like lots of items made with your talents. These may be quilted,
crocheted, knitted, sewn or any thing else you have made. Please support the silent auction and your guild by bringing
your items. The last day to enter your items in the silent auction is Monday December 5
Opportunity Quilt Survey
If you didn’t take our survey in October, you will be given a survey when you check in to help the Board plan what direction
the guild should take with regard to the Opportunity Quilt. Your input is important so please take a few minutes to fill
it out and return it. Please keep in mind the guild’s mission of promoting the art of quilting.
EARLY MEMBERSHIP RENEWAL
Pick up your preprinted renewal form from Peggy Lee when you check inon Saturday. Make sure all the information is up to date and
return it with your $30 membership fee. Check out the Membership Raffle Basket that Darlene Estrella has put together for one
lucky member. To be in the drawing you need to renewal byDecember 1, 2016.
HOLIDAY LUNCHEON TICKETS ON SALETHIS SATURDAY!! COST OF THE LUNCHEON IS $25. SEE LINDA
BLAKE AT THE MEETING. Must be in byDecember 3rd.
SEW WHAT TABLE SALE — 10 MAGAZINES FOR $1 — BUY 2 BOOKS AND GET 2 BOOKS FREE!!!
Don’t forget your Block of the Month and Philanthropy quilts.
Volunteer Opportunities starting 2017 — Sew What Table Coordinator and
If you have finished your President’s Block, you can give it to Cheryl Jensen at the meeting.