Some of the Retiring Committee being thanked.
A visual feast of all things "Red & White", due to the organisational skills of Robyn Shipton, greeted those members on Saturday who attended the 2014 AGM of The Quilters' Guild of NSW Inc.
President Linda Butcher was in charge of thanking retiring members of the Committee for their years of volunteering, and then welcoming the newly elected members.
Over 30 Broken Wheel BOQ blocks were received and "won" by Dorothy Masterton from Copacabana. These should ensure that a fabulous quilt will be entered into the 2015 Red & White Challenge
More than 40 'Mini Modern' Challenge Quilts were displayed for the first time and winners announced. All details will be in the November Edition of The Template. However, next year's Title Theme was announced : "Colour Collision"
Challenge Quilt Judges, Deborah Laurie and Bob James being thanked by President Linda Butcher
Early details of next year's "Away" meeting were announced.
Firstly there is a name change to "Country Meeting" so as not to be confused with the annual "Retreat" weekend.
March 20-22nd 2015 are the dates and the destination is Tuncurry Forster.
There will be a presentation on "What Judges look for in an Award Winning quilt" and the Guest Speaker will be Textile Artist, Jan Irvine - Nealie.
Further details will be available in the November issue of The Template and Template Free (Guild Blog) however please be advised that there is a booking form Closing Date of December 12.
A call was made for Crib and Bassinet quilts to be made for young patients in the Palliative Care unit of The Childrens' Hospital, Randwick. Boys, Girls and Unisex themes for the Under 5's are all needed, and a Guild co-ordinator has been appointed. Please phone the Guild Office for more details.