The quilt for 2020 Block of the Month is on display at Community Vacuum and Sewing. Again this year, you will choose the fabric for your quilt from the shop inventory. You will be allowed 3 ½ yards of dark, 3 ½ yards of light and 4 fat quarters or the equivalent of 8 yards. Cost for the year will be $85 plus tax. Any fabrics you choose for more borders, backing or if you choose to have more colors will be an extra charge. Extra fabric will also be needed for the outside strip blocks and solid squares. .
If you would like help choosing fabrics, the following times will be available: No need to make an appointment, just show up at any of the given times. You are welcome to pick your fabrics on your own at any time that is convenient for you. These times are for those that would like help with their selections.
Monday, Nov 4, from 1 to 3 pm
Tuesday, Nov 5, from 10am to noon and from 1 to 3pm
Wednesday, Nov 6, from 1 to 3pm
Thursday, from 10am to noon and from 1 to 3pm.
At each monthly meeting you will be given a pattern and directions for a block. A sample block will be shown and instructions for completing the block will be given. You are encouraged to show your finished blocks at the next meeting. There is no fee if you do not finish your block or if you cannot attend a meeting. If you miss a meeting, you may pick up the pattern for the month at Community Vac and Sew at your convenience. After the monthly presentation, there will be a door prize drawing for members who have joined Block of the Month.
If you know of anyone would may be interested in joining us for Block of the Month, feel free to bring them the November meeting or have them stop in to Vac and Sew to sign up,. If you have questions, call Sandy at 320-217-9879 or Mary at 715-781-2471.
Monthly meetings begin at 10am on the second Friday and at 9:30am on Saturday. New fabrics and notions at the shop will be shown and announcements of events and classes will be given. Join us for a year of fun and sharing with other quilters.
Meeting Dates for 2020 are:
Nov 8 & 9
Dec 13 & 14
Jan 10 & 11
Feb 14 & 15
Mar 13 & 14
Apr 10 & 11
May 8 & 9
June 12 & 13
Jul 10 & 11
Aug 14 & 15
Sept 11 & 12
Oct 9 & 10