December meeting reminder

Our next meeting is 7:00pm, Monday, December 17th

‘Tis the season for festivities and our December guild meeting is going to be a holiday party! We’ll keep guild business shorter than usual and we will have a longer break and more refreshments. As we plan on having a celebratory feeling to this meeting, we invite you to dress up and get into the holiday spirit! We look forward to seeing you tomorrow!

What: Vancouver Modern Quilt Guild Holiday Meeting
When: 7:00-9:00pm, Monday, December 17th, 2012 Doors open at 6:30pm, come early and socialize!
Where: Room C509, Langara College, 100 West 49th Avenue, Vancouver (on W 49th between Cambie and Main) (note: this will be our last meeting at Langara College. We will be switching to Oakridge Seniors’ Centre starting in January 2013)
Directions & Parking: Details available on the meetings page of our website.

VMQG Scrap Challenge and SwapDon’t forget your finished project for the holiday scrap challenge and swap!What to bring:
– 2012/13 membership card, $50 dues for 2012/13 (cheque or cash) or guest fee ($5)

– Finished item for Scrap Challenge and Swap

– payment for upcoming events including the Saturday, January 19th FVMQG-VMQG joint sew-in at the Surrey Public Library and Friday night sew-ins ($10/sew-in), and Paul’s Gee’s Bend workshop ($50, see information below) if you’d like to register
– a modern quilt to share at Show and Tell
– your name tag
– a mug (none will be supplied)
– We’d like to make our December meeting a festive event and encourage you tobring in sweet or savoury treats to share! Please email Nancy at if you plan to bring a treat.
– donations of door prizes are always appreciated! Please bring donations to the meeting and sign up at the door prize table.Paul's Gee's Bend inspired quilt for workshop

Gee’s Bend-Inspired Quilt Workshop
Make this fun, modern quilt with Paul Krampitz and learn his improvisation techniques! See ablog post about when Paul offered this workshop to another quilt guildon Paul’s blog.
WHEN: Sunday, February 3rd, 2013
TIME:   9:30am – 3:30pm (Arrive a little early to set up your station)
WHERE: Seniors’ Lounge, Kensington Community Centre,
5175 Dumfries Street, Vancouver
(near Knight & 37th)
Park on 37th Ave for easy street access to the room
COST:  $50 per person
SIGN‐UP: Please Sign up at our December meeting or email Elke:
More details to follow after sign‐up
PAYMENT: Please pay with cash or cheque at the December meeting
or Send a cheque with a note that it’s for the workshop:
Vancouver Modern Quilt Guild
c/o PO Box 95075
RPO Kingsgate

Vancouver  BC V5T 4T8

Agenda:– Welcome
– Guild Business
– Scrap Challenge Swap and group photo
– Break (socialize and enjoy holiday treats, pay for upcoming sew-ins and workshop)
– December challenges (the Madrona Road fabric has arrived!)
– Show and Tell
– Door Prizes

Note: Members are welcome to request copies of the minutes from previous guild or executive meetings by emailing Heather at
See you there!

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