January 2022 Sew Day & Meeting Cancelled

January Sew Day and Meeting

Our first sew day and meeting is cancelled on Sunday, January 23 . Too many are unavailable and due to the rapid spread of COVID in Saskatoon at this time, we will hold off meeting until our next sew day on February 20th. We apologize for the short notice but keeping us all safe is our priority. For members, please see your email for the application form for the upcoming retreat in March. Our members will have first priority for registration.

Membership Renewal

Membership renewal will go until February 28, 2022, to ensure no interruption of your online access to the MQG website.  Don’t forget to check on the many patterns, webinars, and articles available for members. The yearly membership of $60 provides you with four sew days, monthly educational meetings for you to grow and share, online access to the MQG website, deals and discounts, swaps, QuiltCon access, and access to special events. Feel free to bring cheques or cash to the upcoming meetings in January or February or contact Bev to make arrangements for payment (bev.murray.drew@gmail.com). If renewal is not received by the deadline, your access online will be removed.

December 2021 Meeting Review

Another year of meetings was capped off with a lovely afternoon of visiting. We met on December 12th at the Home Inn and Suites for lunch, socializing, a gift exchange, and a bit of hand sewing. Everyone who participated in the gift exchange went home happy!

Here are a few of our show-and-tell projects. Sheri’s idea of adding meaningful sayings to an advent calendar was great considering that not everyone likes chocolate. And her Pointsettia wall hanging was so beautiful with her choice of fabrics. The label on her make-up bag is from ikaprint and they add such a professional finishing touch. Linda shared that you can coat the fabric on bags with Odicoat in order to extend their life.

Debbie’s Christmas quilt was the Holly Jolly Block of the Week sampler by Jesssica Dayon, Sherry made potholders, and Barb brought in a patchwork gift bag that she made by following a tutorial by ‘a Quilting Life’. And this is just a snippet of what was shared. The meeting made me want to start sewing for next Christmas already.

Enjoy your holidays and we hope to see our members back at the January meeting which will be another sew day at Home Inn and Suites. Please renew a.s.a.p. and remember to get projects to Donna by the end of the year if you would like them to be in the STM Gallery show.