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MEETING PROGRAMS

2023 - 2024

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Sept 11         New Officer Installation

Oct 2           Jane Hauprich Trunk Show Journey

You will travel with Jane on her journey from beginning piecer to professional long arm quilter, with lots of show & tell along the way!! She started as an everyday piecer that took her journey on to becoming a quilt instructor at shows, to becoming a Handi Quilter Educator, then on to teaching at international shows.  Jane is now a Handi Quilter Ambassador.   

Nov 6          Kay Butler - My Antique Quilt Journey: A Quilt Collecting Passion 

In her lecture Kay will show a timeline of approximately 25 or so antique/vintage quilts that range from circa 1840 to the present. We will go back into time to see the types of quilts our foremothers were making and discuss special features that made each quilt so endearing!

Dec 4           Holiday Party - The Sign-up sheets will be at the November Sign-in                                table. Please be sure to Sign up. Note: Sign-up sheets will include slots                              for food as well as for cases of water (though we still encourage you to                            bring your own beverages) and paper plates should you prefer to bring                            these instead of food. Also please consider signing up to help with                                    clean up and set up. Questions? Contact Linda Bruce 302-519-1881 or                              beachquilter43@comcast.net.

Jan 8            Scrappy Sit & Sew - Community Service and 2nd Time Around: 

                           team up for a Scrappy Sit and Sew. This charitable event will be held at                             Conley’s Church from 10am-2pm.  All levels of quilting experience and                               expertise are encouraged to participate. There will something for                                     EVERYONE!  Details to follow in December Newsletter.                                                                                                                           

Feb 5            Carol Lyles Shaw (Zoom Mtg.) - https://carolelylesshaw.com/

Mar 4            Jo Ann LePore Excitement, Passion and Noise!

Apr 1             Guild 27th Anniversary Luncheon

May 6             Mary Ann Fontana - https://www.fontanaoriginals.com/

June 3            Brita Nelson - https://questioningquilter.com/

This is a fun, informative and inspirational trek to find the best way to handle your mountain of left-over fabric. Brita had over 30 years’ worth of accumulated scraps which threatened to take over her sewing room and consume her! She had to do something. Some of you may have the same problem. Here is how she managed to save herself and actually make some room in her fabric closet. 

July 8             Alice Ridge - https://aliceridgequilts.com/

                          Trunk Show on "Quilting from the hardware store"

Aug 5            Community Service Sew-in

  • Angel Gowns (infant burial gowns),  

  • Patriotic Quilts, 

  • Pillowcases of Love, 

  • Quilts of Love, 

  • Teddy Bears (given to children at Dover Air Force Base and given at Seize the Day in Bethany Beach).  

Sep 9             Barb Vedder - www.funwithbarb.com

                           Barb will present a trunk show that will feature                                                                    scrappy quilts with tips about how to master this quilting technique.

Oct 7             Adele Scott - Rulers: Tips Tricks and Best Products

Nov 11          Pat & Alan Christ - Stumpwork

Dec 2            Holiday Luncheon

 

Meeting Highlights

 

9am - (when meeting in person)

  • Second Time Around sales

  • Community Service tables - pickup/drop off projects, etc.

  • Sign-up for Classes, Retreats, Bus Trips

  • Meet & Greet

10am - Monthly Meeting (check calendar or newsletter for location)

  • Business Meeting (Minutes Approval, Financial Report, Board & Committee Reports)

  • Show & Tell  

  an opportunity for members to share completed works, works in progress, ask     questions or show quilting finds.

  • Guest Speaker (see above)

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