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

MEETING PLACE:
BLUE ASH BANQUET CENTER
11330 Williamson Road, Cincinnati, OH 45241

September 7

–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!

September 9

Fabric Dyeing Workshop with member Barb Grothaus. Note this is a date change, rescheduled from July.

September 30

– Sew-In at the Salvation Army Center

October 5

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.

October 6

Quilts of Valor workshop day Salvation Army center 10-4

October 7

Kids Komforts workshop day Salvation Army center 10-4

October 26-29

Fall Retreat  Double Tree Inn Greater Cincinnati Airport      “RETREAT FORM

November 2

–Meeting: Cynthia Amneus from the Cincinnati Art Museum – “Cincinnati Dressmakers: A Legacy of Labor”

November 3

– Museum tour of Iris Van Herpen (artist) dress exhibit at the Cincinnati Art Museum

November 4

– Museum tour (same as above)
Consult newsletter and/or website for details

December 7

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

• Workshops:
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)
• Sew-Ins:
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.