Welcome to the Venice Area Quilters' Guild
Our next evening Membership Meeting is October 26, 2016 at the Venice
Community Center. Doors open at 6:15 for socializing, visiting the
library, signing up for classes and Quilt Escape and other guild
activities. Our guest speaker is Kim Eichler-Messmer, textile
artist and fabric dyer. Kim's lecture and trunk show will be
"Color Theory for Quilters". There are still openings in the
Thursday, October 27th class. Visit Kim's website to see her
exciting work: www.kimem.com.
As always, wear your nametag and bring your latest quilts for "Show and
Don't forget to bring a contribution for the food pantry.
Here is a list of suggestions - you may not know that some of these
The Winner Circle meets on October 3rd from 10 to 2 at the Jacaranda
Library. Details and the schedule of dates are on our "Circle
Don't forget our informal workshop on October 12th in Room F at the
Venice Community Center. Bring something to work on, get opinions
from other quilters, meet members and have fun.
are held on the 2nd Wednesdays of each month from 9-2 at the the
Venice Community Center. Our ongoing Community Service
project is to make nap quilts for every child entering the Head
Start program in south Sarasota County. The quilts were
delivered in August, but you can still turn in quilts at any informal
workshop. The Community Service committee is always looking
for donations of fabric suitable for childrens quilts - bright solids
and fun themes.
Are you looking to learn something new? Check out our Classes page
and sign up now to reserve your place. For more in depth classes,
check out our biennial retreat "Quilt Escape" offerings.
Our Treasurer points out that when you mail to the guild Post Office
Box, you can save a stamp by combining all of your mail (membership,
class enrollment or Quilt Escape) into one envelope. You can also
write one check for the total if you prefer.
Meetings, workshops and most classes are held at the
Venice Community Center
(click for Map)
326 Nokomis Avenue South
Venice, FL 34285
To see the new schedule for the 2016 - 2017 year ,
To become a member, or to renew your membership,
download the form.
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