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June Recap

HEATHER GIVANS WAS HERE!!! Before we got to her awesomeness, we talked about guild business. Understandably, we had a whopping 49 people in attendance and quite a few guests from out of town! We gave a prize away to the person who traveled the farthest – from out of STATE!...

May Recap

Jeanne started off this meeting by announcing our new challenge: THINK TINY. This theme for the 2019 Quiltcon Charity Quilt is micro piecing. The challenge for members is to come up with an idea for our quilt that utilizes micro piecing. This can include scaling down paper piecing patterns, or...

April Recap

We had a great meeting in April! We started off the meeting with introducing several guests in attendance – our speaker this month brought her friends (her entourage as we like to say). Next, Trish and JeanneĀ  talked about a new charity endeavor that we wanted our members to know...

February Meeting Recap

Tonight we hadĀ 30 members and 5 guests in attendance. Charity projects – 3 nap mats turned in. Nap mats will be delivered to Safe Haven this week. Name tag challenge – Due in March meeting. Any design, ideas have been posted to the FWMQG Pinterest board. Make your own quilted...

November Recap

This was a busy meeting! We started off this meeting by having the 5 guests in attendance (and now new members!) introduce themselves. We are so happy they joined and now have 74 members in our guild!! For Charity projects, we have reached our goal of 25 tote bags! We...

October Recap

We started off this meeting with the announcement we have 69 total members! This is the biggest our guild has grown! In our charity report we have made 23 tote bags, 15 nap mats and 103 pillowcases!! We have also had 21 Quilts for Peace blocks. We decided to send...

September Recap

This month’s meeting was all about the North Texas Quilt Festival and what a HUGE success our guild had! To start off with membership, the size of our guild jumped to 67 total members! We also had 9 guests in attendance, many of which showed interest at our booth at...

August Recap

We started the meeting off with our membership and treasurer reports. We had no new members this month, but hoped this would change after the festival! Our treasurer report was included in this month’s newsletter to keep members informed on the running of the guild. Our ending balance this month...

July Recap

We started off our July 20th meeting as usual with our membership, charity and treasurer reports. We had 2 new members in July, bringing our total to 56 members! We also had an article written about us in the Safe Haven newsletter and several thank you notes from charities passed...

June Recap

Our June meeting kicked off on June 15, 2017 with a charity progress report. In June we had 10 totes, 4 nap mats, 5 ACH pillowcases, 4 Cook Children’s pillowcases, and 4 heart blocks turned in. Safe Haven also let us know, they would like to feature our organization in...