NEXT MEETING – Tue, March 24, 2015
ANNOUNCING – CHANGE OF LOCATION!
Our meetings have returned to the newly remodeled Bexley United Methodist Church. We will be meeting in the new, upstairs space which is named “The Maloney Center for Life and Learning”. Enter through the ramp entrance at the west side of the parking lot. Go upstairs and follow the hallway. An elevator is available if needed.
Our program for March is a trunk show and lecture by Mary Koval of Mary’s Quilt Shop, in Bedford, PA. Mary will present a selection of her vast collection of antique quilts, and discuss quilt history, a very appropriate topic for the week following National Quilting Day. Click here for more information about Mary’s antique quilts.
SOCIAL SEW, MARCH 21
In honor of National Quilting Day, we are holding our first Social Sew of the year. Please join us from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Mifflin Presbyterian Church 123 Granville Street, Gahanna, Ohio 43230. Bring your project(s), machine & sewing supplies. We will have extension cords, a few cutting boards, irons and ironing boards. Bring a snack to share if you would like (but it’s certainly not necessary). You can bring lunch or plan to go out to one of the many restaurants within walking distance of the church. The door will remain locked, but there is a doorbell about 5 feet or so up on the right-hand door edge (as you face the door), and we will be on the lookout for folks.
FAT QUARTER LOTTO
The Fat Quarter Lotto color for March is green. Bring your FQ and receive a ticket to win a stack!
MYSTERY QUILT SIGN-UP
Mystery quilt sign-up will begin this month. The cost is $10.00 which includes the cost of the pattern and prizes. You will be given the fabric requirements and the first clue when you pay. Please see Kathy Myers at the back table before or after the meeting.
CHARITY SEW-IN, APR 17
We are trying something new this time – a weekday sew-in for those stay-at-home moms and retired women who are busy with family events on the weekend.
Bring your sewing machine and the usual sewing supplies (thread, scissors, etc). Bev Fuchs will bring kits to make baby quilts. There are plenty of places nearby to get lunch with a great fish place in the same strip mall.
Please RSVP to Bev Fuchs, so we know how many kits to bring.
Friday, April 17
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Calico Cupboard Quilt Shop
74 Oak Meadow Dr
Pataskala, OH 43062
*The shop is located in a strip mall facing Broad St, about 9 miles east of 270, just west of Route 310.
Sign-ups for this May 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Retreat, which will be held at Berlin Inn and Suites, Berlin, Ohio, were held on Tuesday, February 24, at our regularly scheduled meeting. The retreat sold out quickly, but let Marsha Beane or Bert Ward know if you would like to be on the wait-list. The cost is $165 and includes Friday night and Saturday night accommodations plus pizza Friday night and a continental breakfast Saturday and Sunday. An extra day on Monday is not available. The retreat is not open to non-members. Please see Marsha Beane or Bert Ward for more information.
Here’s the link to our March 2015 newsletter, “The Running Stitch”.