2017 Upcoming Events!
October Meeting: Winnie Fleming
Award winning quilter Winnie Fleming will be our guest speaker for our October meeting. Honing her craft for over 30 years, and judging for over 25 years, Winnie will be offering a class on October 19 from 10:00 - 3:00 to teach you how to measure, plan and accent your quilts with borders. Contact Teri Benyi for sign up information.
Block Exchange! Double Necktie
Bonnie New has issued the newest block challenge. The Double Necktie is a traditional favorite from Marcia Hohn. This block will be using tan backgrounds with medium and dark ties and due at our January Quilt Guild meeting - Sounds like a handsome quilt that special guy in your life! Click on the challenge block library tab for full instructions.
Texas Quilt Museum in LaGrange.
Congrats to our own Nancy Bertolino, winner of the Guild raffle quilt that is funding our trip to the Texas Quilt Museum! Special thanks to all who sold and purchased raffle tickets! The trip will take place on October 14th. Please contact Patricia Bolton-Legg is you have not signed up and wish to attend. She will be contacting everyone with the final details soon.
Houston International Quilt Festival Bus Trip
Preview night is everyone's first change to see the show quilts and many, many vendors with exciting new products and fabrics. By going on the Island Quilt Guild bus you will have no parking hassles, plus your opening night tickets are good for another whole day as well. You must book you spot on the bus by October 1st to take advantage of this awesome deal. Cost is $20. You will need to purchase your ticket for the show separately.
December Challenge: The Kid in Me
Fire up your sewing machines for another fun filled Guild Challenge. The quilts will be revealed at the annual holiday gathering on December 14th. The sky is the limit on size, color, etc. - Just have fun and share the Kid in You!
President: Marilyn Haupt
1st. Vice President: Patricia - Bolton Legg
2nd Vice President: Terri Benyi
Secretary: Heather Foster
Treasurer: Mindy Gooding
The Island Quilters Guild
Monthly Meetings - Third Thursday of the Month
Moody Methodist Church
2803 53rd Street, Galveston TX 77551
Social begins at 5:30 p.m.
Business Meeting begins at 6:00 p.m.
Visitors are always welcome!