Guild Moto: GIVING, TEACHING, CREATING

Our group focuses on quilting for charity, teaching the art of quiltmaking and inspiring creativity.

MEETINGS ARE BACK

Meetings are BACK TO OUR THIRD SATURDAY’S OF THE MONTH AT COMMUNITY OF HOPE, MAY 15, 9:30-11:00. Meetings will be on the 3rd Saturday of the month at our beloved Community of Hope on Ohio St.

 

Programs following meetings starting in June: Even numbered months will be for a Piecemaker Sew-in: February, April, June, August, and October ODD number months will be for members to work on their own projects: January, March, May, July, September, November. December will be reserved for our Holiday party.

Starting in June we will get back to our Secret Pal Swap. Make something your choice to Swap. Put your item in a bag so know one can see it. Swapping will be held after the meeting.

SECRET PAL SWAP -  Make something of your choice to Swap.  Put your item in a bag so no one can see it.  Swapping fun will be held after the meeting.

 

How to play:

 

#1 Make something....let your imagination run wild, it just has to be handmade.

 

#2  Be sure to add your name to the back of it, if you cannot add a label, then be sure to put a card with it.

 

#3  Put your gift in a bag (Dollar store gift bags work great) and seal it BUT do not put your name on the bag...it is a secret until after the swap.

 

#4  If you cannot make the meeting, but want to play, send your gift with a member that will be going!

 

#4 Secret Sister Gift Exchange will follow our General Meeting on June 19th.

 

Added bonus for playing in our first swap of 2021:  One gift bag will have a surprise from England in it.  The surprise will go with the handmade gift that our member made.  To win you will need to participate.

 

Reminder Food Drive on Thursday’s

 

QADT Location Thursdays 10-2: Community of Hope East Campus, 2341 S Military Trail, West Palm Beach 33415 General Meeting Location 3rd Saturday of each month 9:30-: St. Luke’s United Methodist, 165 Ohio Rd, Lake Worth, FL 33467

Quilt all Day Thursdays Will be starting back up again!

***Please RSVP with Jeannette Smith or Cindy Hislop

When:  Estimated date for our first QADT in the new year will be Thursday, temporarily set for opening up in MARCH, at our new location.  Watch your email for any changes on this date.  To attend QADT you will need to RSVP with Jeannette Smith or Cindy Hislop

Where:  Community of Hope East Campus          

            2341 S Military Trail

            West Palm Beach, FL 33415

When you get to COH East Campus drive to the back and look for the Office Sign.   Ring the bell and the office staff will let you in.  

Time:   10am – 2:30pm, Must Wear Mask!

Must RSVP - Call or text Jeanette  561-436-2083

COH will be setting up tables for us and we need to know how many to set up.

COH East is excited to have us there and was very warm and friendly to us when we met with them.   The room is large and we will be able to have one of our cabinets there.  (Yea!).   Will need to sweep and wipe tables when done.

They know we are a secular group with various religions and beliefs.  But in order to meet at COH we need to have something that has a God factor.  What Cindy and COH has agreed on is that during our meetings if someone has a need and would like to have us pray for them we will log it into a journal. Then a group of us will pray for the request during the week at home.  If you would like to be a part of the Prayer Warrior Team let Cindy know.  She needs help!  We will not impose this on anyone who does not feel comfortable.  

Bring your own drinks.   We cannot use coffee maker because of Covid regulations.   They have microwave and refrigerator we can use.  

We will continue the $1 donations.  Money will be donated to the food pantry.  

If you like to donate food to the pantry, the food we donate will go to the homeless ministry or the Police officer lounge.   Items to donate are small portion item, canned food with pop top lids, all premade food, or $10 gift cards to Publix or Walmart.  

Also please no swearing or talking off color topics.  

Looking forward to getting back to sewing with everyone.

Our Quilt All Day Thursday will not meet on the following days:

Thursday 11/26 Thanksgiving

Thursday 12/3

Thursday 12/24 Christmas Eve

Thursday 12/31 News Years Eve

Here is the bear pattern for members to make bears to go with children's quilts

Donated Quilt Count:

2018

261 Quilts

2019

168 Quilts

Joint Member Made Quilts Through the Years by

Hibiscus Quilt Guild of South Florida
 

A very young quilt guild that started in 2009, with an average of 60 members, makes and donates approximately 200 quilts a year. Each year we also make one guild quilt using theme donated blocks by our members. Here is a sampling of our guild collection. 

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