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Welcome Home Event with CAS

On Saturday, June 8, several guild members joined Carolina Adoption Services for a Welcome Home event to welcome adopted children to their new homes. We enjoyed watching the high energy children painting and playing in the gym and joined them … Continue reading

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January 2019: Getting organized

Our first meeting of 2019 was a time to get organized – mainly to hear from and selected nonprofits we will sew for this year and also to hear from committee chairs so members could volunteer to join one or … Continue reading

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October 2018 – 46 quilts donated!

Our president feeds us! In addition to being the evening of the president’s challenge, Sheila also surprised us with Halloween decorations and spooky foods. Thanks to Gail for additional photos of Sheila’s treats and also for supplying the ham delights … Continue reading

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February 2018: Keep those machines happy

Guest speaker For our February membership meeting, we welcomed Adam Ard who repairs sewing machines for Studio Stitch in Greensboro. Adam shared tips about sewing machine maintenance and techniques to keep your machine clean and running smoothly. He discussed routine steps we should take … Continue reading

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December 2017 Holiday Party

Last night we held our annual holiday party – full of fun, fellowship, and lots of holiday bling worn by members. Ann welcomed arrivals with gifts of needle cases and beaded stilettos (for pushing fabric lest you think we sew … Continue reading

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October: Lisa Alley

Guest speaker We welcomed Lisa Alley of Bear Hug Quiltworks who shared her beautiful quilts and stories about them. A civil engineer, still licensed, but not practicing because she was miserable in that line of work, Lisa has been quilting … Continue reading

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September meeting: Charities

Our September meeting focused on charities as we heard from representatives of three different nonprofits about the work they do as well as learning about ongoing charity projects from members. We also welcomed four new guild members: Penny, Amy, Debbie, … Continue reading

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