Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Programs & Workshops for Sept, Oct, Nov, and Dec, 2021

Program Updates:

SEPTEMBER PROGRAM

WHO:  Nancy Shepard-Green

WHAT:  Grandmother’s Quilts

WHEN:  7pm, September 16, 2021

WHERE:  McFarlin UMC, Fenn Hall

    September brings us Nancy Shepard-Green’s presentation titled “Grandmother’s Quilts.” It should be a wonderful and nostalgic look at our families and our pasts with emphasis on mothers and grandmothers. Please join us on September 16, 7 p.m., Fenn Hall. And feel free to bring one of your grandmother’s quilts, recipes, stories, or other special things to share!


OCTOBER PROGRAM

WHO:  ALL GUILD

WHAT:  Trash or Treasure - (garage sale)

WHEN:  7pm, October 21, 2021

WHERE: McFarlin UMC, Fenn Hall

    We are having our Trash or Treasure event, at which you can rent a table for $10 (please plan to pay at the September meeting if possible) and sell your quilt items, notions, leftovers, and what have you. You may also share a table with a friend and split the cost. START PLANNING NOW! We will also have a KISSING BOOTH! And treats! Pat and Susan will bring their DYELICIOUS ice-dyed fabric for sale! Opportunity Baskets to bid (and maybe get lucky on)! MANY OTHER WONDERS! Of course we will also provide a “free to a good home” table to which you may bring suitable stuff. Invite your friends! Be sure they bring lots of money!

    Details for table-renters: Set-up will be from 5:45 to 7:00 with shopping from 7:00 to 8:00. Regular business meeting to follow the sales period. Proceeds of table rentals will benefit Community Quilts, but the money spent at your table is yours to keep. It’s a Win-Win!


NOVEMBER PROGRAM AND WORKSOP

WHO:  ALL GUILD

WHAT:  Demo Derby

WHEN:  NOVEMBER 18, 2021

WHERE:  McFarlin UMC, Fenn Hall

    November is the Demo Derby you’ve been asking for. Please figure out some special technique you can share and get ready to share it with 6-8 people, in just 15 minutes. Then we’ll rotate and do the whole thing again. It will be loads of fun and you’ll see first-hand demonstrations of awesome techniques! If you have something you’d like to see demonstrated or would like to demonstrate that night, just let Donna Barns know.

NOVEMBER WORKSHOP

WHO:  Lindy Peterman

WHAT:  Barn Quilts

WHEN:  9am TO 4pm, November 18, 2021

WHERE;  McFarlin UMC, Fenn Hall

HOW MUCH:  $40

    What is a Barn Quilt?  It is a single quilt block shape painted on a wood base.  House paint is used so it can hang inside or outside!  

    Lindy Peterman, will teach us how to paint a Barn Quilt.  She provides ALL materials, and the guild will provide the space, table covers, her fee for teaching, etc. You will go home with a fabulous barn quilt hand made by you! The only thing you need to bring is a hairdryer, if possible.  You MUST sign up and pay before Nov. 1, so Linda will know how much supplies to bring. The date is November 18, so please mark your calendars!


DECEMBER PROGRAM

WHO:  ALL GUILD

WHAT:  Christmas Party

WHEN:  December 16, 2021

WHERE:  McFarlin UMC, Atrium

    December is our annual Christmas Party, organized by Cindy Bradley. She will be getting those details for you in the next few months.