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Please note that the main entrance is unavailable. We now have to enter from the back of the arena behind the library. Parking is limited.

Bonnie Rozander and Margot Calvert have one item each on display at Silk Purse Gallery. The show “Cherry Blossoms 2017 : a textile translation” runs from Mar 21 – April 9. For information please click Silk Purse Gallery

 

Jenny Bowker is doing a  4 day workshop May 8-11, 2017 in Kamloops. There are only 3 spots open. Bowker workstop.pdf

 

The drop in this Saturday Mar.25, 2017 has been cancelled.

Coquitlam Search & Rescue

Blue Mountain Quilters’ Guild President Wendy Lynn (left) and Quilt Show Coordinator Gail Stone (right) present a cheque for $1700.00 to Coquitlam Search and Rescue’s Tom Zajac.

Funds for the donation were raised in a quilt raffle held in conjunction with the guild’s quilt show in October 2016.

 

 

We will be having our AGM at the Mar 3 meeting. AGM notice and reports were handed out at our Feb 3 meeting. If you did not receive the notice or reports please contact Ruth at secretary.bmqg@gmail.com

The meeting tomorrow Jan 6 has been cancelled.  See you at the next meeting Feb 3. We will be having a Preemie quilt challenge and the theme is Sea to Sky.

We are still looking for book titles for the library fund. The following titles have been suggested by quild members

  1. When Bad things happen to good quilters by Joan Ford
  2. Millerfiori quilts by Willyne Hammerstein
  3. Make it, take it by Krista Hennebury
  4. All things quilting with Alex Anderson
  5. Landscape Quilts by Kathy McNeil
  6. 100 Modern quilt blocks by Tula Pink
  7. All about strips – colorful quilt from strips of many sizes by Susan Guzman
  8. Machine Quilting – free motion & walking foot designs by Natalia Bonner
  9. Layered Waves – a fresh new way to quilt by Karen Eckmeier
  10. Quilting Path : a quide to spiritual discover by Louise Silk
  11. Design books by Ruth B McPowell
  12. Civil War legacies : quilt patterns for reproduction fabrics by Carol Hopkins

If you would like to suggest a title please send an email to the publicity information found on the home page.

 

Quilt fever

Events:

 Over 150 quilts,  Merchant’s Mall, Tea Room, Boutique, Raffle Quilt

Special Presentation by a Modern Quilter Silent Auction Books and magazines to buy Gift Basket auction.

 

 

President’s remarks – Welcome back to all old and new members and welcome to all guests visiting today.

Reports

Sunshine – approx. 10 cards sent out since the June meeting.

We care quilts – no report

Program – Sept – Nov programs posted Dec  will be have a PJ Christmas party. Feb 2017 will be for preemie quilts theme sea to sky

Community Quilt – The community quilt will be going to R.J. Kent: The Residences located in Port Coquitlam. The pattern being used is called Improv. We will need 120 blocks, block size is 6.5 x 6.5. Please share pattern and don’t photocopy. We only have permission to copy 50 patterns.

Fall Retreat – Retreat at Loon Lake is full. Please don’t arrive any earlier then 10 am.

Spring Retreat – Camp Squeah,  Mar. 17-19. Theme For the Birds.  There are 43 spots available. Registration will start in Nov.

Quilt Show – Last day of registration is Sept. 12. No late registration will be excepted after that date.  For people who have entered quilts into show information packets will be handled out at the next meeting. Make you pick up yours.  Don’t forget to hand in your raffle stubs next meeting. Don’t forget to sign up to volunteer.

 

La Conner Quilt & Textile Museum has some interesting activities happening. For more information please see their events/workshop calendar They are also hosting a Quilt and Fiber Arts Festival last week of September. For more information click on the link.

For activities in BC  see Upcoming events June

Fat 1/4 themes for 2016/17 have been posted. Start collecting those fat quarters.

Quilt fever

Don’t forget to register your quilt for the show. —- Forms can be dropped off at Quilted Treasures  1140 Austin Ave, Unit 140  Coquitlam, BC V3K 3P5. —- Hours June to August  Tuesday-Saturday 10-5  September to May  Monday to Saturday 10 – 5

2016 Quilt Registration Form    2016-Entry-Rules-and-Guidelines

Quilt shows are run by volunteers. Please sign up to volunteer.  If you need a description of the jobs  go to our Quilt show page

On line Sign up

We’re using VolunteerSpot (the leading online Sign-up and reminder tool) to organize our upcoming Sign-ups.

Here’s how it works in 3 easy steps:

1) Click this link to see our Sign-up on VolunteerSpot: http://vols.pt/bZKmVb

2) Review the options listed and choose the spot(s) you like.

3) Sign up! It’s Easy – you will NOT need to register an account or keep a password on VolunteerSpot.

Note: VolunteerSpot does not share your email address with anyone. If you prefer not to use your email address, please contact me and I can sign you up manually.

 

 

 

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