Calico Cut-Ups Quilt Guild * PO Box 5481 * Bella Vista AR 72714
The Calico Cut-Ups Quilt Guild was created in Bella Vista, Arkansas in 1991, by Ardith Winters, Margeann Ahnquist, and Betty Schmidt. In its second year, membership quickly grew to 77 members. Today, Calico Cut-Ups boasts nearly 200 members, who meet each month to learn, teach, and develop friendships through the common thread of quilting. Calico Cut-Ups is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization.
It shall be the purpose of this Guild to bring together a membership of people who are interested in quilting for education, fellowship and service. It shall further be the purpose of the membership to use the funds generated by the group, above and beyond the operating expenses of the group, to fund charitable and community projects.
Our next meeting is January 27, 2014. "Trash to Treasure" will be the theme.
The fun will start around 11:00 a.m.
We will be having our First Annual (?) Quilt Olympics with teams competing for prizes and bragging rights for jelly roll quilts, half square triangles, flying geese and more! Please bring a finger food or snack to share and don't forget your Challenge Mini Quilt (or two) as you could win a cash prize!
Here's our schedule for the meeting:
- 11:00-12:00 Members arrive, set out snacks, set up games, mingle, shop with vendor, look at Challenge Quilts
- 12:00-12:45 Members set up sewing machines and get ready to sew
- 12:45 Short Business Meeting
- 1:00 Opening Ceremony including Choir singing the "Quilt Song" and then start sewing
- 2:15 Announce winners, award Challenge Prizes, Door Prizes, Show and Tell.