Wiltwyck Program news.
November 17. Join us for Jessica VanDenburgh’s trunk show and presentation on creative ways to use pre-cuts (layer cakes, jelly rolls, and charm squares). There are 6 spaces left in the Mini-Diva wallet workshop following the presentation. Workshop fee is $15, supplies $16 (pattern and hardware). Contact Linda Armour for more info. email@example.com
The supply list has been added to the calendar.
Nearly 60 have already signed up for the holiday brunch in December. If you haven’t already done so, sign up in November to bring a main, salad, or dessert dish.
December 15. Ellie VonWellsheim of the Mooncatcher Project will present on making reusable menstrual products for girls around the globe.
Holiday brunch after presentation. Time to enjoy our friends and give thanks.
CMQHOF News. Continue to make chemo caps, breast cancer pillows, and seat belt/port covers. Bring to a meeting for collection and delivery.
2019 Charity Project is fidget quilts. More info in the coming months.
Ryan’s Case for Smiles: 1000 pillowcases were made and collected during our MOPS events in September. Check out our webpage for a list of upcoming pillowcase parties. http://caseforsmiles.org/albany/
Pictures from our Show and Tell for October 2018.
The October newsletter is now available.
2018 OCTOBER NEWSLETTER
Missing any back issues? Want to see what we were up to in the recent past. Newsletters back to 2012 are available on our Newsletter page.
WANTED FOR OCT WORKSHOP
A sewing machine for Jackie Kunkel’s use in her Oct. workshops here. She prefers a Viking, but will use a different brand. Must be in perfect working order. Contact Linda Armour if you have one she can use. firstname.lastname@example.org
The Fall Meeting of the Catskill Mountain Quilters Hall of Fame will take place at the ERPF Center, 43355 Route 28, Arkville NY on Monday, October 1, from 10 am – 2 pm. Bring your own bag lunch and beverage. Water and coffee will be available. Show and share of charity project and summer stitching. Program will be old time bed turning. Committees and Meetings for 2019 will be announced.
Bring your completed chemo pillows and/or other items to the October guild meeting. Alice Maceyak will distribute them to the hospital.
Note: Bloom Quilts in Margaretville, just a few miles past Arkville, will be open 10 am – 5 pm that day! 🙂
Thank you to all of you who have expressed an interest in coming to the pillowcase party. We’ve had 3 parties so far and have made/collected over 150 pillowcases! Bring your machine, thread, pins, scissors to cut thread, lunch, beverage, and a buddy. I’ll bring the pillowcase kits, extra pins, and chocolate. We’ll see you on Friday, September 28, from 10-2. No problem if you can only stay part of the time. Come for as long or as little as you are able. Contact me with any questions. Linda Armour email@example.com
Below is the link to the Teal Pumpkin Project. I make 5″ x 8″ mug rugs and back pack tags (just like luggage tags) for trick-or-treating over the candy! Linda Armour
back pack/luggage tags
I can send you the pattern for the mug rug and tags if you want. Just email me. firstname.lastname@example.org
Volunteer mentors from 7 districts have stepped forward for the student scholarship initiative. We’re nearly 1/3 of the way there, since our guild members cover 22 school districts. Invitation letters will go out this week to those 7 districts.
The districts are listed below. The ones with asterisks are districts for whom we already have mentors. (Note: if you volunteered for Onteora, please contact me since I didn’t write your name down!).
Cairo-Durham, Catskill, Germantown, Gilboa-Conesville, Hudson, Hyde Park, Kingston City**, Kingston Catholic**, Margaretville**, Millbrook, New Paltz, Onteora**, Poughkeepsie, Red Hook, Rhinebeck, Rondout Valley**, Roxbury**, Saugerties**, Sullivan West, Wappingers, Webetuck, Windham-Ashland-Jewett
Please consider signing up for your district as a mentor. You would be responsible for connecting with the student, answering any questions they may have about the guild, and forwarding any questions or concerns to me. Easy job! Great PR for the guild, and a help for the students. Email me if you’d like to hop on board.
Pictures from our Show and Tell for June 2018.