OCTOBER MEETING HIGHLIGHTS

Our meeting began with an explanation of our Mini-Workshop evening, by our guild president.There were 3 mini-workshop presentations featuring interesting techniques for tablerunners.
(The hand-outs for each are available on our
Block of the Month page.)

The fourth station featured a fabric sale, with the proceeds going to the Food Sharing Program at local elementary schools.Following a break, to enjoy delicious snacks
provided by our October social groupwe continued on with our regular meeting.
Please check out the Monthly Social Committee page, to look for your name, so that you will be prepared when it is “your month”.  There were a few changes made recently.

There were some quilts displayed by our Community Quilts group
The library was ready for members to select books to borrow, or to purchase older books – the funds help to buy new publications.There was a double display of postcards this month.
Canada 150 postcards The October postcards More placemats were donated for the Meals on Wheels program.
Keep them coming…….Donations of items for the Quilts Kingston 2018 boutique.
Check the Quilts Kingston 2018 page for helpful patterns to make items for sale.

Our monthly Fat Quarter draw was held, with this month’s selection of “Stripes”.  We ended the evening with a lovely group of
Show and Tell projects. Please don’t forget the “Fidgit Quilt” workshop
on Thursday 26 September at the Odessa fairgrounds.
More information on the Workshop page.

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NEW INFORMATION ON OUR WEBSITE

We had a successful mini-workshop evening at our October meeting.

If you are looking for the information sheets,
they are found on the Block of the Month tab.

You will also find the October pattern for this year’s Block of the Month there.
This month we are making Blue Blocks, part 1.

If you are looking for interesting items to make for the Quilts Kingston 2018 boutique,
they can be found on the Quilts Kingston 2018 tab.

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OCTOBER GUILD MEETING

Date:  Wednesday 4 October, 2017

Place:  Kingston Seniors Centre
56 Francis Street

Time:  6:30 p.m. for 7:00 p.m.
(Please sign in at each meeting)

 Mini Workshop – Table Runners
At our October meeting, there will be a set of 4 workshop stations as follows:
Braid Table Runner
Kathy B. will demonstrate how to make a Braid Table Runner.
Modified Rail Fences
Ann O. will provide instructions on how to make a Modified Rail Fences Table Runner.
Half Square Triangle
Lillian McQ. will show us how to create a runner using half square triangles.
Station 4
At this station, you will be able to purchase precut fabrics that were generously donated from a downsizing quilt stash. All proceeds are for the Food Sharing Program for elementary schools.
If you choose not to buy material, our Block of the Month representatives, Ariane and Deb, will give a demonstration on how to use the Essential Triangle Tool.
To ensure an even distribution of people at each station, you will be given a colour coded piece of paper when you arrive at our meeting and this will be the first station where you begin.

BLOCK OF THE MONTH

The pattern for the next set of blocks will be available in the Block of the Month folder on October 4th.

Once again, we will be donating placemats to
Meals on Wheels.
The final due date will be November 1st, at the meeting!
Please try to make one or two to bring some cheer to the recipients of Meals on Wheels.

Fat Quarter Exchange
Theme for September is “Stripes”
Bring 1 or several good quality fat quarters to the meeting each month.  Your name will go into a draw, and you could win one of the collections of fat quarters each month.

Don’t forget!

Tickets for The Christmas Dinner
with all the Trimmings and Homemade Pie  

Dec. 13th at Edith Rankin Church
will be on sale for $17.00
Tickets will be available at the October and November meetings!

Please bring your library books to return
Items for Show and Tell
$ for book & fabric sales and other tickets and items
Completed items for the boutique
membership applications and payment
Community Quilts
Postcards
Indoor shoes if the weather is wet!
mug for coffee or tea
Stitch by Stitch receipts
Free Fidget Quilt Workshop September 26th!

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