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Quirky Scrap Quilt Along Part 3 - We have a sponsor!!!

How are our Quirky Quilting Friends doing with our quilt along?  I haven't been seeing as many photos being posted and I am worried that we are losing a few of you.  But I am not going to worry for long because I believe our latest information is going to light a fire under you!  

We have a Sponsor!!  This is such exciting news and you are going to love, love, love it when you hear who it is!  
Are you ready? . . . . It's Rifle Paper Company!!!!  If you don't know who that is then it is time to explore their website.  I will warn you that you can get lost in there.  

You may be wondering why a paper company is sponsoring a quilt guild.  They have a fabric line!!  I know you will recognize their fabric as it is a very popular line with Cotton and Steel and I know you have seen so many lovely things made with it.  Go ahead and drool over all the beauty for a while because when you come back you will be motivated to catch up on your Quirky Scrap Quilt.  

So now I will assume you are r…

June Meeting Minutes

--> MEETING MINUTES Wednesday, June 7, 2017 Maitland, FL


President Sarah opened the meeting by introducing Dr. Jackie Babb, recently graduated from UCF School of Medicine and soon to leave for her residency in Dallas, and pointed out how much she is already giving back to her communities. Jackie initiated a ShareBear project in high school for children in oncology wards in Fort Lauderdale, then again at UF, where she learned how much the little bears mean to children in the hospital. She started the project again at UCF College of Medicine and invited the OMQG to take part, which we have done as a short-term community outreach project this year. Several members took part in a Sew Day at the College of Medicine last month, the guild has given bears to Jackie before and presented her with 342 more today. Several members shared their experience of how much, and for how long, the bears remain important to children who get them when facing surgery or treatments in the…