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Saturday, April 5, 2014

April 2014 Meeting

The next meeting of the London Friendship Quilters Guild will be held
Thursday, April 10th, 2014
7.00 PM
at St George's Church on Dundas St
Our Speaker for the Meeting is Jacquie Gering from Kansas City.  Her lecture is titled "Quilting Modern, Honouring Tradition. To learn more about Jacquie, click here to go to her blog.
Our Vendor for the Meeting is Pam Denesyk from Mad About Patchwork in Stittsville, Ontario.
To view Pam's website, click here
We will have a special Quilts of Valour Show and Tell at the meeting. The quilts that have been made by guild members will be delivered in May.

Cathy S. has asked that the link to the pattern for the "London Roads" quilt block be put on the blog again.  All guild members are asked to contribute a block by the May Meeting, so that the quilt can be put together during the summer.  Click here for the pattern.
April is the beginning of Quilt Show season and in the next few weeks there will be quilt shows in Ontario that you might like to visit. 
They include:
April 11-12 in Shedden
April 12-13 in Orillia
April 24-26 in St Marys
May 2-3 in Chatham
May9-11 in Ottawa
For more information on these shows check the links on the right sidebar.
There also will be a special show on April 19th from 2-4 PM.  June Klassen, who was a long time guild member, is having a Show of her Quilts to celebrate her 80th Birthday.  It will be held at Wesley Knox Church, 91 Askin St, London.
Information for the meeting:
*Sign-up sheets for-
The June 14th Bus trip to  Quilt Canada 2014 in St.Catharines
Tickets for our annual Banquet (June 12th)
will be available-remember to bring your cheque books
*Bring "Show and Tell" to share with other members (no more than 2 items)
*London Roads blocks
*2 1/2" X WOF strips in autumn colours for next years Quilts of Valour
*Receive draw tickets (for a fat quarter) for bringing the following items-
    ** Name tag
    **"Notion of the Month"-  A Daffodil-(a real one, a plastic one, a quilted one, whatever kind you have)

See you Thursday!!

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