Intraguild coordinates many activities promoting camaraderie and friendship within the guild. All the activities
listed here take place at the guild meeting with the exceptions of Sew So Early, Sew So Late, and Retreat.
Ongoing programs include but are not limited to:
Each month we sell tickets, raffling off many nice prizes. Tickets are 3 for $1.00 and all monies go into the general
SEW SO EARLY
Due to the closure of Tranquility Quilt store, we are currently looking for a new place so we are not having Sew
So Early at this time.
SEW SO LATE
Every Saturday night (unless the shop needs the room) we have an evening of sewing, food, and friendship.
These evenings begin at 5:00 pm and end at 12:00 midnight. Our local shops have generously made their
classroom space available for our use. Non-guild members must be accompanied by a member.
For insurance reasons, Sew Vac Ltd has indicated no children allowed.
Every Saturday Nights (watch for e-mail notifications for cancellations and/or check the calendar).
Sew Vac Ltd (directions)
1762 Clark Ave.
Long Beach, CA
Guild basket carries our QBS logo items. Currently we have:
Project Pouches (vinyl)
Logo Paper Pieced Patterns
SHOW AND TELL
At each meeting we invite members to show off their quilts and give a brief description or story about their items.
Every fall we have our annual quilting retreat. This is usually 3-4 days where we have the opportunity to spend
unlimited time sewing. We usually have a mystery quilt that you can participate in or you may bring your own
projects to work on. We also have other fun activities to promote fellowship among the participants. Keep an
eye on our calendar, the retreat generally happens in August.
Programs that may be running or implemented:
Secret Pal is a fun way to make a new friend and get to know a fellow quilter. After filling out a profile it is given
to a quilter and you are assigned a profile of another quilter. Then every month you give your Secret Pal a gift
according to the answers on their profile and another quilter will give to you....ANONOMOUSLY.....of course. After
a set amount of time, Secret Pals are revealed at a meeting and thank you gifts exchanged.
On occasion we have items donated for a raffle to raise funds for the guild. In the past we have had the "Jim
Shore" Seasonal angels, a hand beaded needle case and a hand painted Christmas sign.
OTHER QUILT RELATED ACTIVITIES
We sometimes have other activities at the discretion of the Intraguild Chairman. These have included in the past,
Round Robins, Block Exchanges, Challenges, Block of the Month, Pot Holder Exchange, etc.