Thursday, February 27, 2014

Quilt Guild Meeting Tonight and Announcements

We just wanted to remind you we will be meeting today at the Fred Maytag Scout Center, 6123 SCOUT TRAIL, Des Moines.  6:30 Meet and Greet, 6:45 the meeting will start.  We will be talking about taking color inspiration from art.

We will also be sharing our Riley Blake Fabric Challenge items.  Did you see that Doris won first place in the overall challenge?!?  A huge congratulations to her!

Memberships dues are due today.  If you can't make the meeting please mail your dues to Sherry.  Email dsmmqg at gmail dot com to get her address.

Bright Birches by Amanda Jean Nyberg
Tonight we will also have signing ups and bebcollecting money for the Bright Birches Workshop with Amanda Jean Nyburg (aka Crazy Mom Quilts).  The workshop will be Saturday, April 12 from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm at the West Des Moines Public Library.  The cost is $40 for guild members and $60 for non-members.  Priority member sign-up end on March 1 when registration will open to the public (tell your friends!!!).  The workshop fee must be paid by next month's meeting (March 21st) or your spot will open for someone else.  You can also mail in the fee before March 12 (again, email dsmmqg at gmail dot com for the address).

If you can't make it to the workshop be sure to put Amanda Jean's Trunk Show on your calendar.  She will be talking about Scrap Management and Using Scraps in Quilts.  Pass on this info to anyone who you think might be interested.  Fee for non-members is $10.

Friday April 11 @ 6:30 

Waukee Area Arts Council

405 Maple St
Waukee, IA 50263

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