Sunday, December 30, 2018

January 2019 Guild activities


Photos are from December's Show 'n Tell.
  • Wednesday, January 2: Open Sit 'n Sew. 10-2. More information about Sit 'n Sew is provided on the Sit-n-Sew page. Come and enjoy the fellowship and finish any project you’re working on. Bring a lunch or go out to eat at any of the nearby restaurants.
  • Tuesday, January 8: Guild Meeting - Deb Ballard - Trunk show. Deb is from Midland and will amaze us with her quilts. Meeting details are provided on the About Us page.
  • Wednesday, January 16: Open Sit 'n Sew from 10-2. More information about Sit 'n Sew is provided on the Sit-n-Sew page.
  • Monday. February 22 - Thursday, February 25: The Guild's retreat will be held at The Springs in Gladwin, MI. For details please contact Leslie Peterson or Linda McGibbon. Preregistration necessary.

Friday, November 30, 2018

December 2018 Guild activities

Photos are from November's Show 'n Tell. More photos below.


  • Tuesday, December 4: Nancy Brown needs reservations for the dinner meeting if you have not signed up yet.
  • Wednesday, December 5: Open Sit 'n Sew: Work on your group project or come and work on your own project.  Sit-n-Sew and Group Project describes the group project - Vintage Awakening or Vintage Awakening II that is now completed; however, Linda plans to be at the Sit 'n Sew if anyone needs assistance. (Photo on the right is a member's Project at the November Sit 'n Sew.)
  • Tuesday, December 11: Dinner Meeting: 6:00 for social half-hour, 6:30 for dinner. Nancy Brown needs reservations for the dinner meeting by December 4 if you have not signed up yet.
  • Wednesday, December 19:  Sit 'n Sew More information about Sit 'n Sew is provided on the Sit-n-Sew and Group Project page. Come and enjoy the fellowship and finish any project you’re working on. Bring a lunch or go out to eat at any of the nearby restaurants.

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Presentation to VFW’s Blue Star Mothers

Recently a presentation of 42 pillowcases made by our members was made by MaryAnn Howard to Deb Baker of the VFW’s Blue Star Mothers.

Monday, October 22, 2018

November 2018 Guild Activities

Photos are from October's Show 'n Tell. More photos below.
  • Monday. October 29 - Thursday, November 1:  The Midland Quilters Squared Retreat at the Springs: Our fall retreat will be held at The Springs in Gladwin, MI. For details please contact Leslie Peterson or Linda McGibbon or see the attachment to the September newsletter. Preregistration necessary.
  • Wednesday, November 7: Sit-n-Sew and Group Project session. Work on the Group Project or come and work on your own project. The web page describes the group project - Vintage Awakening or Vintage Awakening II.
  • Tuesday, November 13: Guild meeting Karen Duling and a Trunk ShowKaren has received many "semi finalist" awards in AQS and Paducah quilt shows. (Karen Duling Quilts) The meeting will be held at the  Church but in the basement meeting room. Watch for signs in the parking lot. Socialization will begin at 6 pm and the meeting at 7 pm.
  • Wednesday, November 21 - no Sit 'n Sew (due to it being the day before Thanksgiving)

Monday, October 1, 2018

October 2018 Guild Activities

Photos are from September's Show 'n Tell.
More photos below. 
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Wednesday, October 3: Sit-n-Sew and Group Project session. Work on the Group Project or come and work on your own project. The web page describes the group project - Vintage Awakening or Vintage Awakening II.

Tuesday, October 9: Guild meeting - Lavender Fleece with Laurie Ball-Gisch. Laurie is from Midland and will bring samples of her Icelandic wool and her spinning wheel. Since many quilters also knit this will be a fun evening. Meeting details are provided on the About Us page. 

Wednesday, October 17: Sit-n-Sew. More information about Sit 'n Sew is provided on the Sit-n-Sew and Group Project page. Come and enjoy the fellowship and finish any project you’re working on. Bring a lunch or go out to eat at any of the nearby restaurants.

Monday. October 29 - Thursday, November 1:  The Midland Quilters Squared Retreat at the Springs: Our fall retreat will be held at The Springs in Gladwin, MI. For details please contact Leslie Peterson or Linda McGibbon or see the attachment to the September newsletter. Preregistration necessary.

Note regarding November meeting: Due to a conflict with the meeting room on November 13, either the location of the meeting will be changed or the date/location may change.

Saturday, September 22, 2018

Guild's pillowcase project


At the September meeting Leslie Peterson, coordinator, provided an update for the Guild's pillowcase charity project that uses the “rollup pillowcase method”.

Beginning in 2009/10 and for 9 consecutive years through 2017/18, members have made 1,109 pillowcases that have been distributed to the following recipients:

Thursday, August 30, 2018

September 2018 Guild activities

Photos are from June's Show 'n Tell
Wednesday, September 5: First Sit-n-Sew and Group Project session. Work on the Group Project or come and work on your own project. Please note the change of location, date and day of the week. The page also describes the group project - Vintage Awakening or Vintage Awakening II.

Tuesday, September 11: Guild meeting. This is the first meeting of the new year. Dues will be collected payable by a check or cash. Meeting details are provided on the About Us page. Hear about upcoming programs, activities and a Show 'n Tell. New members are welcomed. Additional details will be provided in the newsletter distributed to members prior to the meeting.

Wednesday, September 19: Sit-n-Sew. More information about Sit 'n Sew is provided on the Sit-n-Sew and Group Project page. Come and enjoy the fellowship and finish any project you’re working on. Bring a lunch or go out to eat at any of the nearby restaurants.

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