Programs and Workshops for 2018
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
January 20, 2018 Sew-In Salvation Army Center
February 1, 2018 Meeting: MJ Kinman Diamonds Divas and Drama Queens
February 2, 2018 Workshop: Treasure Hunting
February 3, 2018 Workshop: Bite-Size Gem
March 1, 2018 Demonstrations by guild members: Cass Plott (binding), Barb Retig (mitered borders), Michele Hellman (English paper piecing), Linda Upp (paper piecing), Shelby Baxter (block demo), Kathy Saunders (machine applique), and Dominique Parrillo (Homemade Starch Recipe).
March 22-25, 2018 Spring Retreat at Double Tree Inn, Greater Cincinnati Airport
April 5, 2018 Meeting: Mark Sherman “Man Quilter”
April 6, 2018 Workshop “Remarkable Hand Applique” by machine! ($50 kit fee)
April 7, 2018 Workshop: “Remarkable Fabric weaving” ($40 kit fee)
April 21, 2018 Sew-In Salvation Army Center
May 4, 2018 TBD
June 7, 2018 Meeting Linda Thiefoldt “confessions of a crappy quilter”
June 8, 2018 Workshop: Modern Mojo Quilting”
June 9, 2018 Workshop: Paper piecing Star
June 16, 2018 Fabric Dying 1 with Barb Grothaus
July 12, 2018 TBD
August 2, 2018 Meeting: Kathy Kansier “Color and Design”
August 3, 2018 Workshop: “Quilts with Great Edges” ($55 kit fee)
August 4, 2018 “Workshop Simply Crazy” ($20.00 pattern/kit)
September 6, 2018 Meeting: Guild Auction/Raffle
September 8, 2018 Fabric Dying 2 with Barb Grothaus
September 29, 2018 Sew-In Salvation Army Center
October 4, 2018 Meeting: Mary Huey “An old dog can learn new tricks”
October 5, 2018 Workshop: Feathered Star
October 6, 2018 Workshop: Kaleidoscope
October 18-21, 2018 Fall Retreat at Double Tree Inn, Greater Cincinnati Airport
November 1, 2018 Meeting Lunn Fabrics Batik Process presentation
December 6, 2018 Meeting: Holiday Social
June 5, 2019 Mickey Lawler
September 5, 2019 Angela Walters
WORKSHOP & SEW-IN GENERAL INFORMATION
All Workshops and Sew-Ins are held at:
Salvation Army Center, 6381 Center Hill Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45224
Fees – $50 (unless otherwise noted – Fabric Dyeing Workshop is a higher fee – see below)
Times: 10am – 4pm – bring a lunch or plan to run out for a quick carry-out
Workshops may require a separate supply and/or book fee – consult newsletter or website for details
Workshop fees are non-refundable (if you cannot attend, you are encouraged to find a substitute)
Fabric Dyeing Workshops:
Fee – $85 – (non-refundable)
Supply list available on website
Times: 9:30am until you are finished (bring a lunch)
Fee – $10 (non-refundable)
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.