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 (strip piecing demo), Kathy Saunders (machine applique).
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 Tentative Fall Retreat
November 1, 2018 Meeting Lunn Fabrics Batik Process presentation
December 6, 2018 Meeting: Holiday Social (Potholder/kitchen utensil)
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.