Sewing Bees are held on the 2nd Monday of each month from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Colville Assembly of God Church Youth House. Bring a lunch or order lunch.
When: February 12, 2018 10:00-2:00 p.m. What: Fabric Basket Where: AOG Youth House Instructor: Cheryl Schmid Supplies:
Cut fabrics on the bias, ¾” wide Small basket: ½ yard fabric 12 yards size 6-32 cord Glue stick Thread Large basket: 1¾ yards fabric 48 yards size 6-32 cord Glue stick Thread (3small spools) Embellishments: Beads Ribbon Buttons For flowers, you will need six 3” circles. Cheryl will demonstrate. General supplies: Sewing machine 12” ruler 2 glue sticks Rotary cutter and ruler Scissors Heavy duty sewing machine needles (have extra!) Extra thread (this project uses a lot!)
Community Services meets the 3rd Thursday of each month 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to work on Quilts. All members are invited and welcome to attend to work on the quilts. Quilts of all sizes are made that are distributed to the community as needed.
Community Services has three ongoing projects for the Guild to participate in -- Making Baby Quilts for the hospital, making lap quilts for the VA Hospital and Hospice Center in Spokane, and collecting school supplies for the local schools.
Rural Resources are in need of twin-sized quilts to cover the Shelter's beds.
Ladies Aux. of the VFW donated one of our quilts to a local veteran who is living in one of our local nursing homes.
Don't forget to continue to save Box Tops 4 Education coupons. The schools use these coupons for much needed supplies during the school term. One elementary school has purchased musical instruments with these coupons.
To participate in a Mini Group, you must be a Guild Member. Any Guild Member can start a Mini Group. See Bev if you wish to start one.
Mystery Group meets the 2nd Tuesday of the month from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. For more info, call Bev.
Machine Embroidery Group meets the first Tuesday of the month from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. For more info, contact Bev or Janice.
Upcoming Quilt Events:
Exterior Meetings:Quilters Too– meets the fourth Monday of the month at the Colville Eagles on Wynne Street. Lunch is at 11am meeting/ show and tell at noon.
Quilters and Wannabees– meet the second Wednesday at the Chewelah Casino, Smith road, off Hwy. 395 in Chewelah Lunch is at 11am followed by show and tell.
Contact: Terry Weeks 675-8730, or Sharon Heil 936-5812 for more information.