7:00 PM19:00

General Meeting

Program: Show Me Your Pincushions

It was in the Middle Ages when pincushions first ap- peared. We all have our favorites, whether it’s mag- netic or one that has special memories. Raine Cavallo will give us some history of the pincushion.

As part of the December program, there will be a contest for pincushions. A prize will be awarded to a pincushion owner in each category. You may enter ONE pincushion in each category: ANIMAL, FLOWER, VINTAGE, SMALLEST, and LARGEST.

Sign up in each category and receive a number for your entry. Pincushions will be displayed by category, view all entries during the break, and voting will take place after the break.

Fat Quarter theme: Melody Makers (music/musical notes, instruments)

Guests are welcome to attend during the summer months for a $5 donation, or $10 if there is a speaker.

Doors open at 6:30

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to Jan 18

Jan Krentz: One Block Wonder

  • Boca Raton Community Center (map)
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Jan Krentz is best known for her work in 8-pointed Lone Stars and related patterns. This workshop features Jan’s decades-long quilt making expertise and clever construction techniques for the popular stack-cut “One Block Wonder” and “Stack ‘n’ Whack” quilts.

he quilt above was created by layering six identical 24” repeats of one printed fabric (Harajuku Lady by Alexander Henry), cutting through all the layers to create identical stacks of equilateral 60⁰ triangles. A second fabric was used to create a narrow black fabric trim embellishment border to separate the pieced center from the (3rd fabric) outside border. Jan will also teach her 4-patch Stack n' Whack technique shown in the Park Landscape photo below. A technique using panels which are cut and then blended together.

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Two day workshop. 

Bring sewing supplies and your lunch.

Cost: $90

Sign up at the Programs Table

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to Jan 20

Special Exhibit at World Quilt Festival in Orlando

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Innovation on Tradition: Seven Gold Coast Quilt Guild Members Who Help Carry the Torch special exhibit at Mancuso's World Quilt Florida in Orlando. 

This exhibit celebrates the artistic achievements of seven of the many Gold Coast Quilters Guild members who perpetually strive to enhance their skills and stretch their abundant ingenuity to create quilts that dazzle and inspire.

Please see this webpage for more information on the show. And this webpage for information on their special exhibits.

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to Mar 1

14th Annual Retreat, 2018

Theme - The Threads that Bind

Dates - Feb 26 - Mar 1, 2018 (Monday am-Thursday pm)

Where: Life Enrichment Center, 4991 Picciola Road, Fruitland Park, FL 334731 ~ 866-862-2677

Retreat Fees include: (same as last year!!!)

  • Hotel (3 nights)
  • Group Bus
  • 3 breakfasts, 3 lunches & 3 dinners
  • 1 day admission AQS Show/ Daytona

Double Room: $460: Initial Deposit $200 w/registration due by 10/17/17; 2nd pymt $130 (due 11/21/17); Final pymt $130 (due 1/16/18)

Single Room: $560 Initial Deposit $300 w/registration due by 10/17/17; 2nd pymt $130 (due 11/21/17); Final pymt $130 (due 1/16/18)

Space Availability by Postmark ~ Mail in early. Limited Bus Seats!!!

Retreat registration form

Waiver of LEC Liability form

Important: Mail deposit check, registration form & Signed Waiver of LEC Liability to: Stormy Schevis, 438 NE 11 Ave, Ft Lauderdale, FL 33301-1224

Any questions: / C:954-448-3678

Stormy Schevis, Co-Chair, Logistics
Susan Osinoff & friends, Co-Chair, “Everything Else”

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