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We are celebrating our 25th Anniversary this year 2018!

Kokomo Piecemakers 2018 25th Anniversary Pin final 2

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the Kokomo Piecemakers Quilt Guild is sponsoring its 7th biennial quilt show

Quilts Along the Wildcat Quilt Show 2018

Friday & Saturday, October 5 & 6

9:00 — 5:00

with national guest teacher Susan K. Cleveland who is a quilter, quilt designer, author, and inventor

Please read more details about the Quilts Along the Wildcat Quilt Show 2018 and national guest teacher Susan K. Cleveland.

KPQG Meeting: Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Location:  Indiana University Kokomo, Hunt Hall, Room 116. Click here for the campus map.  Be sure to place your IUK Parking Pass on the vehicle’s dashboard. If you do not have a parking pass, please pick one up at the membership table when you sign in.

Time:  7:00 pm; doors open at 6:30 pm

PROGRAM & VENDING:

Speaker & Vendor — Connie Lancaster with Quilts Plus* will speak on the subject of  Better Borders – how to measure and attach borders, how to design borders appropriate to the quilt, and a visual display.  |  Shopping opportunity is available after the meeting.

*The Quilts Plus brick and mortar shop closes the end of October 2018. The business will continue through internet presence at the current website www.quiltsplus.com. The contact phone number is 317.844.2446.

OTHER ACTIVITY:  a short business meeting and the members’ Show ‘n’ Tell is always a treat.

 

Thank You, Vendors, at the KPQG Quilt Show 2018

We, in the Kokomo Piecemakers Quilt Guild, appreciate the vendors who were in our quilt show “Quilts Along the Wildcat” on October 5 & 6, 2018. We thank the shops and wish to acknowledge them through this post on our website.

When you visit these businesses, please express your appreciation, too.

Guarantee Vacuum & Sewing  |  Heart Creek Farm Creations  Heirloom Quilt Appraisals  |  Nancy J’s  |  Presto Avenue Designs  |  Quilted Glo |  Quilts in Wood  |  Robin’s Nest Quilts  |  Sarah’s Machine Quilting  |  Scrapyard Quilting |  Sweet Stitches Quilt Shop  |  The Scarlet Thread Quilt Co.

 

RE: KPQG Quilt Show Online Registration for national teacher/speaker Susan K. Cleveland’s classes/events

Online registration closes on Monday, October 1, at 11:59 pm EDT for national teacher/speaker Susan K. Cleveland’s classes/events. Online registration is at guaranteevac.com.

After October 1, you may register on site at the quilt show for any classes provided there are any remaining spots available.

KPQG Saturday Workshop – September 29, 2018 | open for members and nonmembers | note changes in location & other

It is time for the Saturday,  KPQG workshop that follows the KPQG membership meeting. You are welcome to come and enjoy sewing, have fun with others, and snack on goodies. Open to both members and nonmembers. Come at anytime between 10:00 am and 3:00 pm.

For this Saturday workshop, the location is at  the Kokomo Howard County Public Library (KHCPL), Main, Downtown, 220 North Union Street, 46901.

Also, we are sorry that at the main library location, there will be no sewing machines, pressing stations or cutting mats available for you to use.  Please bring your own sewing machine, iron and pressing mat, and cutting mat and tools, if you need to use them.

KPQG Meeting: Tuesday, September 25, 2018 — KPQG 25th Birthday Celebration!

Change in location and building for September meeting:

Indiana University Kokomo, Virgil & Elizabeth Hunt Hall, Room 116.  Click here for the campus map.

Please remember to put your IUK parking permit on your vehicle’s dashboard. If you do not have one, check into the meeting at the sign-in table to pick up a permit and put it on your vehicle’s dashboard.

PROGRAM:  This is a time to honor our previous presidents whose leadership helped keep the guild strong and vital for 25 years. We will hear their stories about their year in office. Some may share their president’s quilt made with the blocks the guild members gave them to show their appreciation for the outgoing president’s commitment and dedication to serving as president.

We will, also, celebrate our 25 years with cupcakes and punch from Rozzi’s Catering.

Time:  7:00 pm; early arrival is 6:30 pm

Fiber Arts Dyeing — FREE Interactive Demonstrations, Saturday, September 15, 2018

Saturday, September 15, 2018, KPQG members Evie Fell and Susan Burns present Fiber Arts Dyeing — Interactive Demonstrations outside at the KHCPL South Branch, 1755 East Center Road, Kokomo, 46902.

Drop in at any time between the hours of 11:00 – 3:00. No need to register.

Dress for a mess and learn how to do four dyeing techniques: 1) air brushing, 2) marbling, 3) direct painting, and 4) embellishments, such as stamping, resist dyeing, etc. A sample of PFD fabric, generously donated by Pam Dance, will be provided for your learning experience.

For questions about this event, please call 765.453.6677.