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January 2015 Newsletter
Happy New Year!
We hope you have had a wonderful holiday season and and enjoying 2015 so far! We can't wait to get back to regular guild activities. We have lots of exciting things in the works for 2015 and we sure hope you will join us. 

Membership dues for 2015 are $30 and gain you access into all of our meetings, challenges, and special events. Our memberships run a calendar year. Please bring dues with you to a meeting in cash or cheque please (made out to Sheila Bonnett, we don't have a bank account yet). If you're not sure about joining you are welcome to attend two meetings for free before deciding to join. 


Regular Sunday Meetings
Our regular meetings will continue to be held the 4th Sunday of every month at 2pm. We have a new location for 2015. Our membership is growing and we were feeling the space crunch at Periwinkle, some meetings we didn't have enough chairs! We are moving our meetings to the Saskatoon Field House. One of our executive members will be sure to meet and greet you at the door. We hope to see you at our first meeting of 2015 on Sunday, January 25th. 

Our January meeting focus will be on sewing machine maintenance with Dyanne!

Wednesday MeetingsWe are still holding informal Wednesday night meetings at member's houses. The meetings will still be help the second Wednesday of every month but the locations will be announced on a monthly basis. An e-mail will go out to members with the particulars. If you would like to attend a Wednesday meeting and are not a member just send us an e-mail and we'll let you know where it is. 

Travelling QuiltsWe have been having a great time with the travelling quilts. Just a reminder that these are due to change hands at every Sunday meeting. If you are unable to attend please make arrangements with the person before and after you to transfer the quilts. 


Upcoming challenge due-dates:Due January 25th, 2015: Show us your free motion quilting skills. Bring an item you have FMQed, it doens't have to be a finished project!
Ongoing: make a name-tag so we know who you are at meetings. 

Fun things coming up - More details to come!Mini Quilt Show - We are planning to hold a mini show with quilts of all sizes in the spring of 2015. We want to show off your talent!

Swaps- The mini quilt swap we did in the summer was so much fun we want to do another. Maybe we will swap something different? Let us know if you have ideas. 

Hope to see you on January 25th!
Any questions feel free to e-mail Jaclyn and Carly at SaskatoonMQG@gmail.com

As always thanks for all your support!

 

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