Is there a quilting book you would like for the library to have available for you to check-out? Well, you can Suggest a Purchase! Log-in at www.KHCPL.org, select Suggest a Purchase and fill out the required information. The library also requires the book publication date to be no more than 1 (one) year old.
The KPQG October 2018 Newsletter is now available. Some of the highlights are:
- October Block of the Month pattern
- Charities of the KPQG news
- Message from Ann Abel, KPQG Quilt Show 2018 Interim Chair
It is time for the Saturday, KPQG workshop that usually follows the KPQG membership meeting. You are welcome to come to the open-sew and enjoy quilting/sewing, have fun with others, and snack on goodies. Please note: there are no KPQG Saturday Workshops in November, December, or January.
Location: KHCPL, South Branch, 1755 East Center Road, Kokomo, 46902
Time: Come at anytime between 10:00 – 3:00.
Refreshments/Snacks: Bring goodies to share.
Supplies available for your convenience, if desired:
- Bernina Bernette model sewing machines
- irons/ironing boards
- cutting mats/rotary cutters
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.
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.
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.
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.