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Thursday, September 26, 2013

September Meeting with Becky Goldsmith

Our first meeting of the 2013-14 guild year was busy and filled with information, inspiration and eye-candy.  It was very nice to see some returning members as well as some new members.  Our speaker for the evening was Becky Goldsmith from Piece O' Cake Designs from Texas.  Her talk was about "Colour"-it was  interesting, amusing and filled with inspiration.

Retail therapy before meeting

President Micki A.

Shirley B. from the Marsh Store

Christine G-Winner of our free membership

Becky Goldsmith-our speaker for the evening

One of Becky's wonderful quilts

Gail M.'s Show and Tell

Jacqui VMS's Show and Tell

Rose B's Show and Tell

Carol V's 9 patch swap mystery quilt

To see more pictures from the September meeting click here

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Information for guild members


Quilting Bee
Saturday, September 28, 2013, 10:00 a.m. to whenever. 
Potluck. Coffee, tea, drinks provided
Bring your sewing machine (extension cords) or handwork
Pretty country setting, catch up with fellow quilters 
RSVP  Barb Attard  519-782-7988

(I'm fine with having my name and phone no. posted.) 
Many thanks,
*Looking for some books left behind at the meeting-
I got home from the meeting to-night and realized I left the two Zentangle Books I bought from Shirley on the back table .
I am hoping someone found them and I will get them at the next meeting......DARN!!!
Maggie R

Sunday, September 15, 2013

Openings for Jackie White's Workshop October 11, 2013

There are some openings left in Jackie White's upcoming workshop for the London Friendship Quilt Guild on Friday, October 11th, 2013 on 3D Embellishments.  Click here to see some information on her blog about the workshop.  The cost is $40.00.  You do not have to be a member of our guild to sign up for this.  Email Charlene for a supply sheet and to sign up for this workshop.

Thursday, September 12, 2013

Upcoming speakers and workshops

October 10th-Jackie White-Lecture-Journey of a Quilter
October 11th-Jackie White-Workshop-3D Embellishments

November 9th-Anita Zobens-Workshop-Applique Buffet-machine applique techniques
November 14th-Anita Zobens-Lecture-Choosing Thread Fearlessly
*note-the Nov 9th & 14th workshop and lecture will be held at
   Oakridge Presbyterian Church-970 Oxford St W, entrance off Freele St.

Friday, September 6, 2013

First Guild Meeting of the 2013-14 Quilting Year

Welcome back quilters to the beginning of our 2013-14 LFQG season.  The executive had their first meeting and it sounds like there are many exciting and interesting things planned for the upcoming year.  Our first meeting is
Thursday, September 12, 2013
@ 7.00PM

St. George's Presbyterian Church,
1475 Dundas St., London, ON
(just east of Hale St on the south side of Dundas)
Our speaker for the evening will be:
Becky Goldsmith
of Sherman, Texas
Piece O' Cake Designs
Becky's talk will be about "Colour"

Our Vendor for the meeting is:
 Shirley from The Marsh Store of Coldstream, ON
Because of how busy this first meeting is going to be,
Shirley will be set up and ready to fulfill your quilting needs at
Information for the Meeting:
** Refreshments will be served at our first meeting-please bring your own mug
**If you haven't already sent them in, bring your registration form for guild membership and your volunteer form
**Sign-up sheets for the October and November workshops and the November "Quilt til you Wilt" will be available. Bring your check book or cash if you are planning on signing up for any or all of these activities
**The Outreach Committee will have quilts and pillowcase kits available to take home to work on
**Bring "Show and Tell"-because of how busy this meeting is going to be, please limit your Show and Tell to 2 items.  Members who participated in last years  "Nine Patch Swap Mystery Quilt"-please bring these for show and tell (not necessary to have them finished) (this counts as 1 of the 2 quilts you bring for show and tell this month)
Receive a draw ticket (for a fat quarter) for bringing each of the following items:
*Notion of the Month-a thimble
*Name tag
*Mug for refreshments
See you at the meeting!!!