Programs and Workshops for 2017
GUILD MEETINGS ARE THE FIRST THURSDAY OF EACH MONTH
MEETINGS BEGIN AT 6:30PM WITH A BUSINESS MEETING
SHOW & TELL CONCLUDES THE BUSINESS MEETING
PROGRAM BEGINS AT APPROXIMATELY 7:30PM
NO MEETING IN JANUARY
BLUE ASH BANQUET CENTER
11330 Williamson Road, Cincinnati, OH 45241
–Meeting: Sewing Room Sale
Have quilting items to sell? Rent a table at our sewing room sale. Looking for some good deals on great quilting supplies? Bring some cash and come ready to shop!
– Fabric Dyeing Workshop with member Barb Grothaus. Note this is a date change, rescheduled from July.
– Sew-In at the Salvation Army Center
Carolyn Archer, Professional Longarm Quilter and former guild member will be talking to us about”My quilting journey”. Her professional journey has included doing quilts for Kimberly Einmo’s new book.
Quilts of Valor workshop day Salvation Army center 10-4
Kids Komforts workshop day Salvation Army center 10-4
Fall Retreat Double Tree Inn Greater Cincinnati Airport “RETREAT FORM”
–Meeting: Cynthia Amneus from the Cincinnati Art Museum – “Cincinnati Dressmakers: A Legacy of Labor”
– Museum tour of Iris Van Herpen (artist) dress exhibit at the Cincinnati Art Museum
– Museum tour (same as above)
Consult newsletter and/or website for details
Social- Join us for the evening of Hot Chocolate, coffee, and tea along with some cookies. Christmas mug and Mug rug exchange.
WORKSHOP & SEW-IN GENERAL INFORMATION
All Workshops and Sew-Ins are held at:
Salvation Army Center, 6381 Center Hill Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45224
o Fees – $50 (unless otherwise noted – Fabric Dyeing Workshop is a higher fee – see below)
o Times: 10am – 4pm – bring a lunch or plan to run out for a quick carry-out
o Workshops may require a separate supply and/or book fee – consult newsletter or website for details
o Workshop fees are non-refundable (if you cannot attend, you are encouraged to find a substitute)
• Fabric Dyeing Workshops:
o Fee – $85 – (non-refundable)
o Supply list available on website
o Times: 9:30am until you are finished (bring a lunch)
o Fee – $10 (non-refundable)
o Times: 10am-4pm – bring a lunch or plan to run out for a quick carry-out
FOR MORE INFORMATION ON WORKSHOPS,
PLEASE CONSULT NEWSLETTERS AND/OR WEBSITE
OR CONTACT OVQG VICE PRESIDENTS
Monthly meetings include:
Show & Tell – Please limit your presentation to 2 items.
Fat Quarter Drawing: Bring a quilt shop quality fat quarter to enter in the drawing for a chance to win the entire stack! Theme varies by month.
Sew-To-Win: Spend a buck or two for a kit to make a block. Bring your completed block back the next month for a chance to win a quilt’s worth of blocks!
Block Swap: Make blocks and swap with others for increased variety in your quilt. Click here for the Modern Knot block instructions, due June 1.
Kids Komforts: Pick up a kit to put together a Kids Komforts Quilt.
Library: Check out our library and borrow a book or two for the month.
Name Tags, Guild Pins: Order name tags and guild pins.
Quilts of Valor: The mission of the Quilts of Valor Foundation is to cover service members and veterans touched by war with comforting and healing Quilts of Valor.
UFO Challenge: Incentive to complete Unfinished Fabric Objects throughout the year. See Valerie DeLuca at the meeting for details.