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Regular guild Membership meetings resume in person September 22 with a Zoom lecture by Brenda Gael Smith joining us from Australia!   You will also have the option to watch the meeting via Zoom.  The Zoom registration instructions will be emailed on Sunday 9/19/21.

Doors at the Venice Community Center open at 6:30 for socializing and the meeting starts at 7:00pm.  Brenda's talk is "Driven to Abstraction".  Driven to abstractionLearn how she creates textile works made from a rich palette of her hand-dyed fabrics complemented by intensive stitching. Much of her work is inspired by the colour and patterns of the natural world with a focus on her surroundings at the “other” Copacabana in Australia and her New Zealand homeland.  Click to learn more about Brenda Gael Smith.   Watch for the latest news.

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 October 13th, we will be in person at the Venice Community Center Room F.   Come betweeen 9-2 for informal quilting and mingling.   Bring your machine, name tag, mask and lunch.   Work on your own projects or boutique items or community service quilts.  

The line up of our Classes that start in September 2021 was published in the May Newsletter and can also be seen on the Classes pages.  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.

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

Our guild Library has been reorganized and cataloged and will be open at the September meeting.  Members have access to 138 books in topics from Applique to Thread Painting. (There will be book lists by Title, Author, and Type posted on our webpage.  Click on the links to see what is available)

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.

When they resume, meetings and 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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