Saturday, November 23, 2013

Upcoming Programmes

Sue McConville has submitted the details about our spring programmes. Looking good!!!!

December 09, 2013:  Christmas Pot Luck:  The holidays roll around quickly!  Bring your favourite main course or dessert to share.  It’s a great time to meet new friends and catch up with those you know.

Please bring: your own plate, cutlery, a mug, a plastic bag to take home your dirty dishes and a small pair of craft scissors.

We have a great craft for you to complete as well.  Would you believe it contains over 14,000 strips of fabric?

January 13, 2014: Trunk Show:  What better way to start the New Year than with a little inspiration?  Sharon Galna from Ajax will share her love of quilting and design in a presentation called “ Inspiration and Design”. Sharon was taught to sew at the age of 11 by her mother. She started out by making simple garments and continued with her love of sewing throughout public and high school by making her own clothes.  She took that love of sewing to the next level by studying fashion design at college. It was while in college in 1983 that she made her first quilt to celebrate her grandparents’ 50th wedding anniversary and was immediately hooked.

She has had pieces juried into the Grand National Quilt Exhibition (2006, 2007, 2010).  Her work has also been shown at the Joseph Schneider Haus, the Oshawa Fibre Arts Show, the Visual Arts Centre of Clarington and the Mclean Community Centre, Ajax.

February 10, 2014:  Are you ready for a challenge and some FUN? We all know that February is heart month and Valentine’s Day and Red is the colour of choice.  This is your chance to display your talents with a member’s challenge: “All Things Red”. 

The Rules: 
  • Items must be 50% red (excluding the backing)
  • Items must contain fabric although other media can be incorporated
  • Some quilting required – either machine or hand
  • All items must be presented for judging by 12:30pm on February 10th.
  • Members will vote on their favourite pieces.
  • Prizes will be awarded to the winners at the March meeting.

Help Please! We will need volunteers to accept the items as they are brought in and others to set up the displays.  Please contact Sue to volunteer:

Prizes!  Donations for prizes gratefully accepted.  Please contact Sue if you wish to donate.

March 10, 2014:  Wearable Art by Nancy Johnston.  Nancy creates her own fabrics and from them many unique and wonderful articles of clothing. 

April 14, 2014: Trunk Show:  Kay Boyd from the Brant Guild will present "Quilts, Clothes, and Other Delights from Recycled Material" 

May 12, 2014: Vendor’s Marketplace

June 14, 2014: Pot Luck Lunch

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