October Meeting Preview


1 PM - 3 PM



Bring a friend month

October is bring a friend month! Do you have a friend who is interested in sewing or quilting? Bring them along to the meeting! They can attend for free and you both get entered into a special raffle to win some fun prizes.  Let's make our wonderful guild even better by growing with more members!

Hello QAL participants!

Remember to bring your QAL box to the next meeting! You will be receiving your box of blocks back at that time (and there will be a tutorial coming for the final block that you will make, along with vital information about putting your blocks together in a quilt). Also if there is anybody that did all the QAL blocks at home along with us, please let me know ASAP (and bring in your blocks) so we can recognize you!!

Special Topic: Pieced Backs

Our topic this month, presented by Charlotte, is pieced quilt backs.  Please bring your modern quilts with pieced backs for special topic show & tell.

Other things to look forward to:

  • Icebreaker: What is the best quilting related workshop you have ever taken, and why?
  • Block of the month lottery
  • President’s Talk: Guild activities update, elections and more
  • BQE news and quilt entry information with guest speaker Judy Kaplan
  • Community Service projects update  ***After the meeting Susan and Wanda will be delivering the finished quilts to Manor Care Nursing Home, all are invited to join.
  • Show & Tell

What to bring checklist:

  • Wear your name tag! Any members without a handmade name tag will have to pay the $1 tax!  
  • BOM blocks and jelly roll strips (2.5 x 18 inches or longer) in this month’s BOM colors (or black & white) for the jelly roll raffle.
  • QAL boxes.
  • Snacks to share.
  • LOTS of cash to buy goodies from the member’s Destash Table.
  • Donations for the Sewtastic Basket: modern fabric, patterns, gift cards, books, notions, little presents!
  • Show & Tell

From our Milestone organizer, LoriAnn Esposito:

Happy Milestones!

We are starting a new part of our guild called “Milestones!” Here we will announce birthdays, special acknowledgements, get well wishes, etc…you get it right? Please send me your special notices, get well wishes, anything happy or sad that you would like to let us all know.

It you have big or small quilting related items that you would like to donate to Milestones I would love that. Then I can start stockpiling gifts for the future.

To start off I’d like to wish a Happy Birthday and health, wealth and lots of love to the following:

  • Theresa Monuteaux             10/3
  • Linda Gordon                        10/5
  • Rose Parsons                       10/6
  • Tonya Ricucci                       10/10
  • Debby Schindall                   10/12
  • Diane Baxter                         10/15 
  • Derietra Neal-Ferguson       10/16
  • Isabella Elias                         10/18
  • Molly Carty                            10/27
  • Carmen Corrales-Deret       10/29

See you at the meeting

Debby Schindall ~ Secretary