Welcome to the Venice Area Quilters Guild Website

Season's Greetings 

If you are attending the Holiday Dinner on December 8th, it starts at 5:30 with dinner served promptly at 6:30.  The location is Venice Isles Estates, 603 Roma Road, Venice, FL.  The entrance is on the 41 Bypass and we will be in Clubhouse #2.

Our next regular VAQG Membership meeting is January 26, 2022 with guest lecture with art quilter Valerie Goodwin.   She is scheduled to teach a two day Zoom class for us on March 24 & 25. Click to learn about the class.

Members also have the option to watch the lecture but not the meeting via Zoom.  The Zoom registration instructions will be emailed to all members a few days prior to the meeting.

Doors at the Venice Community Center open at 6:30 for socializing and the meeting starts at 7:00pm.  You can sign up for a shift or two at the Quilt Show, drop off quilt show items, register for classes and more.

Guests are welcome to attend in person or via Zoom.  Guest fee is $5.  Pay at the door or email Zoom@vaqg.org for a payment link.

 

If you haven't used ZOOM, we published simple instructions in the September 2020 newsletter. There is also a good introduction on the SeniorPlanet website or you may want to watch this Youtube Video.

Stitch Connection:  On Wednesday, January 12, 2022 we will be in person at the Venice Community Center Room F (enter from south parking lot -Turin) .   Come betweeen 9-1 for informal quilting and mingling.   Bring your machine, name tag, mask and lunch.   Work on your own projects or boutique items, community service quilts or our new breast cancer care bags.  

We have a fantastic array of classes this year - both Zoom or in person.  If you are interested in a class don't delay.  Classes with very low enrollment 60 days before the class date will be cancelled.  This year you can Register and pay online or mail your form and payment.

Volunteers and Needed for Nominating Committee for upcoming Election of Officers:
Marj Bryen,  Chairperson of the nominating committee is looking for 3-5 volunteers who will work to present a slate of board position nominees for our April elections.   The list of nominees will be presented to the membership at the March 23, 2022 meeting.  The role of the committee this year is to find nominees for President. 2nd Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer and one Director at Large.  The guild membership will vote for officers at the April 27,  2022 Annual meeting. Members are welcome to submit their name if interested in holding an office.
This is a great opportunity to meet other members and help in a capacity requiring only a short commitment. In order for the guild to continue to be successful, members must to step up and help. Please consider volunteering
Contact Marj Bryen at nominate@vaqg.org.

Click HERE to see and print the schedule for the 2021-2022 Guild Year.

Our guild Library has been reorganized and cataloged.  Members have access to 138 books in topics from Applique to Thread Painting.  You can even reserve books to pick up at meetings.  Click on the list type to see Book lists by Title, Author, and Type

We hope our members are reading "Pieces and Patches" our newsletter on-line, joining our VAQG Facebook Show & Tell group and make sure to like and follow our public Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/VAQG1.

Meetings and live classes are held at the
Venice Community Center (click for Map)
326 Nokomis Avenue South
Venice, FL 34285

Remember our Guild year runs June 1 to May 31.  The Membership form for the June 1, 2021 to May 31, 2022 year can be downloaded HERE.  Contact Membership@vaqg.org with questions.

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