Wednesday, April 22, 2015

May meeting date change

Because of Memorial Day weekend, we have changed the date of our May meeting to Saturday, May 30th.  The meeting will still be held at Bernina Sewing Center in Kalamazoo.  We will meet from 10:30 to 12:30, with a SEW-IN after (until 4:00)!  Hope to see you there!

Monday, April 13, 2015

Our Next Social Meeting - Grand Traverse Pie Company

WHO WANTS PIE?!  Our next social meeting will satisfy your craving.  Bring some show & tell, questions, suggestions, and an appetite.
Wednesday, 22 April at 6:00.
Grand Traverse Pie Company
5303 S Westnedge Ave, Portage

Retreat this weekend April 17-19

Retreat April 17-19, 2015
 We have reserved the Kempski Retreat Center at Camp Lutherwald  for our spring retreat, Friday April 17 thru Sunday April 19 2015.   You may arrive anytime after 9 am on Friday.  Meals will be provided starting with dinner Friday night.  Start or finish your quilting projects in the relaxed company of fellow guild members and guests. Registration includes meals (Friday dinner through Sunday lunch), lodging, and workspace. Day campers are welcome.  Open to members and non-members.   Lots of goodies and  many surprises in store for all those attending.
See sidebar for more registration info.

What to bring:
  • Projects, projects, projects!
  • Tools, machines, irons, ironing boards, notions and supplies-Remember to label all your items
  • Rotary cutter
  • Snacks and personal beverages-there is a cooler available for cold items.
  • Twin bedding (or rent camp linens for $7)
  • Towels
  • 2 coordinating fat quarters if you would like to participate in the make and take.  Use your stash.  Large or directional prints are not the best choice.
Location and Directions
Kempski Retreat Center
2065 W State Rd 120 Howe, IN 46746

Directions from Kalamazoo:
Head south on US-131 S
Enter Indiana
Continue straight (south) onto IN-13 for 1.7 miles
Turn left onto IN-120 (State Rd 120)
Take State Road 120 east for 11.9 mi
2065 W State Rd will be on the left

Member Jane Stahl is putting together the retreat.    She has done a number of retreats here and the facilities are fantastic for our group.  Plenty of table space for each person and meals are prepared for us.  She also has a massage therapist arranged for the weekend.  You will be able to reserve time with her to sooth your aching muscles after hours of quilting fun.

FYI:  There is also free WiFi at the retreat.

See you soon.  I can't wait for a weekend of sewing fun.