Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Sewing this Saturday; plus upcoming meetings!

The May sewing meeting is coming up this Saturday, May 14th, at the Westover Library meeting room in Arlington, VA!  We can sew from 10am to 4:30pm.  Will you join us?  Bring your machines and/or latest project to work on!  The business portion of the meeting will start around 1:00pm, after people have grabbed some lunch, and show & tell will commence shortly thereafter.

A few notes worth mentioning:

1)  If you're working on a charity project, Alyson wants people to know that she'll have bolts of fabric that can be used for backings.  Bring your tops and you can cut backing pieces to size at this weekend's meeting!

2)  We'll have a few different styles of t-shirts for people to look at and try on so that we can get an order of t-shirts together with our new guild logo printed on them!

3)  As usual, bring your extension cords, irons, cutting mats, snacks, etc.; anything you need to be productive all day long!

It's hard to believe we're almost halfway through May already!  We decided to move the date for the outdoor sewing meeting at the Botanic Garden to early June so, below, I'll list the meeting dates for the next few months (also found here on our Calendar page).  Be sure to mark your planners for these upcoming DCMQG events:

May 14th, Saturday, Westover Library, Arlington; 10am-4:30pm
June 11th, Saturday, US Botanic Garden Amphitheater, DC; 10am-12pm and grab lunch together afterwards
July 30th, Saturday, Field trip to Finch Knitting + Sewing Studio, Leesburg, VA; 10am-4pm
August 27th, Saturday, Field trip to Patches Quilting & Sewing in Mt. Airy, MD; 10am-4pm
September 16-18th, DCMQG Fall Retreat at Blue Mountain Retreat Center
October 1st, Saturday, Charity Sewing at Falls Church Episcopal; 10am-5pm

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