The Day Chapter meets monthly on the second Monday of the month at the New Heights Fellowship Church at 1251 Kempsville Rd in Norfolk. Social time begins at 0930 with the meeting beginning at 1000.
Each meeting has a program along with Guild business, a break for fellowship and "fringe elements" along with show and tell. During the meeting you can pick up some raffle tickets for the Guild Raffle Quilt, sign up for an upcoming program, interact with Guild leadership, make use of the Guild Library and just visit and have fun. You may even win a door prize!
Day Chapter Programs:
Program Chairs: Paula Bass and Cathy Meador
April Shiloh from Fabric Hut will feature her Shiloh's Picks program. She will provide $100 for two baskets worth $50 each of products from Fabric Hut.
May: Hi-Ho, Hi-Ho, It's Off to Quilt Retreat we Go by Anita Beard of Elizabeth City.
June: National Speaker - Connie Thompson "Garden Quilts: Pieced and Appliqued Quilts from 20s, 30s, 40s and funky 80s.
Day Chapter "Fringe Elements"
Lucky Buck..... Quilters buy a packet of fabric then cut and sew them to a specified pattern, return the blocks the following and be entered for a drawing. Winner takes all.
Quilters buy a fabric piece, and either hand or machine stitches a pattern of their choice in the requested theme and returns them the following month and be entered for the drawing. Winner takes all.
Block of the month..
Quilter buys fabric packet and pattern and makes block according to directions. Returns blocks the following month and is entered for the drawing. Winner takes all.
Library- borrow a guild book to plan your next quilt
Membership- did you bring a guest? Get 'em joined up!
Raffle Quilt- buy tickets, get tickets to sell on behalf of the Guild. Tickets start to sell at the February meeting with the drawing taking place at the November (day) meeting.
Special Event Sign-Up- coordinators of special events will have sign ups and details of upcoming events.
Magazines - Purchase deeply discounted, gently used magazines.
Pattern Table - Purchase deeply discounted, gently used patterns.
Swaps 2019 THEMES: Fat Quarters & 7, 2-1/2" Strips for Swap
January - Red/Pink
February - Black and White
March - Spring
April - Green
May - Batiks
June - Red, White and Blue
July - Pastels
August - Tone on Tone (any color)
September - Stripes