Updated 08/21/19 

Suncoast Quilting Circle (SQC)

PO Box 47764, St. Petersburg, FL 33743

Unless noted otherwise, meeting activities are held at Pilgrim Congregational Church, 6315 Central Ave., St. Petersburg, FL =========================================================================================================

2019 Meeting/Activities 

August 2019
8/07 - Wed 10 am - Sewing for Baby Sit & Sew, bring your lunch and join us!
8/14 - Wed 10 am - Cathy Field - holiday project
8/19 - Mon  6:30 pm -  Annual Summer picnic and games
8/21 - Wed 
10 am - Gadget Day - bring your two favorite must have gadgets and tell us why you use them - there will be random door prizes!
8/28 - Wed 9 am - Board Meeting 10 am -  Business Meeting
 
September 2019 ----- Nomination Committee
9/04 - Wed 10 am - Sewing for Baby Sit & Sew, bring your lunch and join us!
9/11 - Wed - 10 am - "So you want to enter a quilt challenge" - Tips and how to by Alberta Dalke
9/15 - Mon  7 pm - English Paper Piecing class presented by Sue Lorenz
9/18 - Wed 10 am - "How to use an AccuQuilt"  - Bring your fabrics to try out our AccuQuilt cutter
9/25 - Wed 9 am - Board Meeting   10 am -  Business Meeting  2020 Slate of Officers presented Fat quarter draw: fall colors
 
October 2019 ----- Elections for 2020 Board
10/02 - Wed 10 am -
10/09 - Wed 10 am - TBA
10/16 - Wed 10 am"Quilts in the Movies" -  presentation by Alberta Dalke 11:15 am - Quilt Show Meeting (bring lunch)
10/21 - Mon  7 pm - Hand Applique class
10/23 - Wed 9 am - Board Meeting   10 am -  Business Meeting  Vote on 2020 Slate of Officers   Fat quarter draw: Halloween
10/30 - Wed 10 am - Road Trip TBA
 
November 2019  SQC 2020 Membership deadline December 31, 2019 - make checks payable to Suncoast Quilting Circle (SQC)
11/06 - Wed 10 am - "New Cathedral Windows technique"  - Mary Ann Braithwaite  11:15 am - Quilt Show Meeting (bring lunch)
11/13 - Wed 10 am - Marlene Glickman from Surface Design Guild
11/18 - Mon  7 pm - Wool Applique class
11/20 - Wed 9 am - Board Meeting   10 am -  Business Meeting Fat quarter draw: Thanksgiving
11/27 - Wed 10 am - NO MEETING Happy Thanksgiving! 
 
December 2019 ---SQC 2020 Membership deadline December 31, 2019 - - make checks payable to Suncoast Quilting Circle (SQC)
12/04 - Wed 10 am - Sewing for Baby Sit & Sew, bring your lunch and join us!  11:15 am - Quilt Show Meeting (bring lunch)
12/11 - Wed 10 am -  Holiday Party  2020 Membership DUE! Fat quarter draw: Christmas/holiday , UFO Challenge quilts due...PAY one(1) fat quarter for EACH uncompleted UFO!
12/16 - Mon   7 pm - Holiday Party
12/18 - Wed 10 am -TBA
12/25 - Wed 10 am - NO MEETING  Happy New Year!
 
January 2020-
1/01 - Wed 10 am - New Year's Day
1/08 - Wed 10 am -  Sewing for Baby Sit & Sew, bring your lunch and join us! 11:15 am - Quilt Show Meeting (bring lunch)
1/15 - Wed 1 pm -
1/20 - Mon  7 pm -
1/22 - Wed 10 am -
1/29 - Wed 10 am - Business Meeting. Fat Quarter draw: Greys/winter theme
 
February 2020 -
2/01 - Sat - QUILT LOCAL 2020 SPECIAL EXHIBIT ENTRY FORMS DUE
2/05 - Wed 10 am - Sewing for Baby Sit & Sew, bring your lunch and join us!  11:15 am - Quilt Show Meeting (bring lunch)  QUILT SHOW ENTRY/JUDGING FORMS DUE
2/12 - Wed 9 am - 
2/16 - Mon  7 pm - 
2/19 - Wed 10 am - Business Meeting. 2018 President's Challenge quilts due. Fat Quarter draw: Red/Pink
2/26 - Wed 10 am -
 
March 2020
3/03 - JUDGING DAY - details to come
3/04 - Wed 10 am
3/11 - Wed 10 am - 
3/16 Mon  7 pm -
3/18 - Wed 10 am -
3/19 - all day - Quilt Show Set-up - Coliseum, 535 4th Ave N, St. Petersburg, FL
3/20 - Fri 10 am - 6 pm -  QUILT SHOW - Coliseum, 535 4th Ave N, St. Petersburg, FL
3/21 - Sat 10 am - 5 pm QUILT SHOW - Coliseum, 535 4th Ave N, St. Petersburg, FL
3/25 - Wed  10 am - Business Meeting. Fat Quarter draw: Greens
 
 
 
 
 
Past meetings
July 2018 - Meeting/Activities
7/04 - Wed 10 am - Holiday - no meeting
7/11- Wed 10 am- BINGO
7/16 - Mon  7 pm - 'Christmas in July' - making assorted projects.  Bring sewing machines and some Christmas fabric.
7/18 - Wed 10 am -  Korean fabric folding
7/25 - Wed 10 am - Cathy Field demonstrates several blocks. Fat quarter draw:  patriotic
 
August 2018- Meeting/Activities
8/01 - Wed 10 am - Bring your favorite quilt block and tell us why!
8/08 - Wed 10 am - Sit & Sew, AccuGo demo
8/15 - Wed 10 am - 
“Let’s Have A Social”
8/20 - Mon  6 pm -  Hawaiian Luau Pot Luck.  Sign up sheet at the July meeting. Grass skirts will be optional, just so you know. Aloha!!  Sewing the Quilt of Valor disappearing nine patches.
8/22 - Wed 
10 am - Road Trip - local shops Whim-So-Doodle & Fabric Smart
8/29 - Wed 10 amSorry for the confusion about the meeting.  No update was sent to the webmaster.
 
September 2018 - Meeting/Activities ----- Nomination Committee
9/05 - Wed 10 am - UTube video with Lynn Hagmeier- "Layered patch work"
9/12 - Wed - 10 am - Sit & Sew - with a mentor.  Sign-up starts for Ellen Lindner Workshop $40, make checks payable to SQC
9/17 - Mon  7 pm - Begin 4 x 4 quilt
9/19 - Wed 10 am - Tampa Bay Surface Design Guild presentation
9/26 - 9 am Board Meeting  Wed 10 amBusiness meeting. 2019 Slate of Officers presented Fat quarter draw: fall colors
 
October 2018 - Meeting/Activities ----- Elections for 2019 Board
10/03 - Wed 10 am - Brown bag auction
10/10 - Wed 10 am -  Sit & Sew
10/15 - Mon  7 pm - Social Media class with Crystal Lockinaur
10/17 - Wed 10 am - "What's new at Jay's Fabrics" with Cindy
 10/24 - Wed 10 amBusiness meeting. Vote on 2019 Slate of Officers   Fat quarter draw: Halloween
10/31 - Wed 10 am - Road Trip!!! - Happy Apple & Keep Me in Stitches
 
November 2018 - Meeting/Activities - SQC 2019 Membership deadline December 31, 2018 - make checks payable to Suncoast Quilting Circle (SQC)
11/07 - Wed 10 am - "Adventures in Color" Lecture with Ellen Lindner Lecture.  Free for members.  Additional workshop offered.
11/14 - Wed 10 am -  Sit & Sew. Mark Sherman CLASS sign up begins. No early sign-ups, please.
11/19 - Mon  7 pm -  Making Christmas strip placemats - Bring scraps to share and sewing supplies. We will have food so bring your drink.
11/21 - Wed 10 am -  NO MEETING Happy Thanksgiving! 
11/28 - Wed 10 am - Business meeting. Fat quarter draw: Thanksgiving
Workshop offered:  November 7 (following meeting): Instant Art Quilt  with Ellen Lindner, 3 hours, Cost: $40 for members.  Limited to 15 students.  Supply List
 
December 2018 - Meeting/Activities - SQC 2019 Membership deadline December 31, 2018 - - make checks payable to Suncoast Quilting Circle (SQC)
12/05 - Wed 10 am -Maggie Dillon Trunk Show,
12/10 - Mon   7 pm -  HOLIDAY CELEBRATION!  UFO Challenge quilts due...PAY one(1) fat quarter for EACH uncompleted UFO! 
12/12 - Wed 10 am -  2019 Membership DUE! Holiday Party!!!  Fat quarter draw: Christmas/holiday , UFO Challenge quilts due...PAY one(1) fat quarter for EACH uncompleted UFO!
12/19 - Wed 10 am - NO MEETING  Merry Christmas!
12/26 - Wed 10 am - NO MEETING  Happy New Year!
 
January 2019- Meeting/Activities
1/02 - Wed 10 am - NO MEETING
1/09 - Wed 10 am - Sit & Sew: Bring a project plus your lunch and a dish to share. See newsletter for more information
1/15 - Tues 9 am - 4 pm - Mark Sherman class - Remarkable Hand Applique by Machine  Location:  Christ the King Lutheran Church , 11220 Oakhurst Rd., Largo, 33774. Class has a waiting list.
1/16 - Wed 1 pm - Mark Sherman Lecture  Location: Christ the King Lutheran Church , 11220 Oakhurst Rd., Largo, 33774. Contact Cathy Gorman for car pooling information from Pilgrim Church.
1/19 - Sat  10 am - 2020 Quilt Show Planning Meeting at Pilgrim Church (in the library)
1/21 - Mon  7 pm - Candy bag zipper pouches and cut fabric on accuquilt for our blocks
1/23 - Wed 10 am - Accuquilt lecture and demo
1/30 - Wed 9 am - Board Meeting 10 am - Business Meeting. Fat Quarter draw: Greys/winter theme
 
February 2019 - Meeting/Activities
2/06 - Wed 10 am -
Sit & Sew! Bring a project and a dish to share for lunch
2/13 - Wed 9 am -  Winter Enrichment at Joyce's house, no meeting at the church!
2/18 - Mon  7 pm -   Drawing of 12 1/2"blocks.  Sew walker bags for VA
2/20 - Wed 10 am - Business Meeting. 2018 President's Challenge quilts due. Fat Quarter draw: Red/Pink
2/27 - Wed 10 am - Retreat!  No Meeting at church. 
2/25 - 2/28/18 -- Tenth Quilters’ Retreat Dayspring Episcopal Conference Center,  Parrish, Florida
 
March 2019
3/04 Mon  7 pm - Mary Davis- disappearing pinwheel block. Bring two 10” squares, one background and one main color, sewing machine and supplies.
3/06 - Wed 9 am Board Meeting 10 am - Gruber's Quilt Shop lecture/demo: 
What is New and the Best in the Quilt World. Learn new techniques, see new gadgets and new fabrics. Enjoy an entertaining and informative talk with Sue and Gene Gruber of Waite Park, MN
3/13 - Wed 10 am -  Mary Davis- disappearing pinwheel block. Bring two 10” squares, one background and one main color, sewing machine and supplies.
3/16 - Sat  9 am-2 pm -- Bazaar at Heritage Hall at Pilgrim Congregational Church
3/18 Mon  7 pm - Pat Pauly lecture: Challenge Yourself: Unpredictable Outcomes from Obtuse Ideas  www.patpauly.com
3/20 - Wed 10 am -Robin Koehler from NESTLINGS lecture:  Well-Loved Ladies: Red and Green Traditions
3/27 - Wed  10 am - Business Meeting. Fat Quarter draw: Greens
 
April 2019
4/01 Mon  7 pm - Sewing
4/03 - Wed 10 am - Sit & Sew! Bring your project and a dish to share for lunch.
4/10 - Wed 10:30 am - Visit to Baldwin Women's Residence courtesy of the St. Petersburg Free Clinic, 814 4th Ave N., St. Petersburg (Sign-up deadline April  3)
4/13 - Sat 10 am - 2020 Quilt Show Meeting at Pilgrim Church
4/15 - Mon  7 pm - Albert Dalke "Quilts in the Movies"
4/17 - Wed 9 am - Board Meeting 10 am -  Alice Jarrett trunk show
4/24 - Wed 10 am - Business Meeting. Fat Quarter draw: Pastels
 
May 2019
5/01 - Wed 10 am - Sit & Sew! Bring your project and a dish to share for lunch.
5/06 -  Mon  7 pm - Night group
5/08- Wed 10 am -  Brown Bag Auction  11:15 am Quilt Show Meeting
5/11 - Sat 10 am - 2020 Quilt Show Meeting at Pilgrim Church (Cancelled)
5/15 - Wed 10 am - Kelly Woodworth - Lecture:  Tips and Tricks
5/20 - Mon  7 pm - Sewing Quilts of Valor blocks with Norene, bring sewing machine
5/22 - Wed 9 am - Board Meeting 10 am - Business Meeting. Fat Quarter draw: Flowers
5/29 - Wed 10 am -Road trip to quilt shops and lunch in Sarasota.
 
June 2019
6/03 Mon - 7 pm - Sit & Sew!  Bring your machine . Assemble completed blocks for Quilt of Valor
6/05 - Wed 10 am - Sit & Sew! Bring your machine . Assemble completed blocks for Quilt of Valor
6/12- Wed 10 am -  Summer Enrichment with Joyce (all day at Joyce's house)
6/17 - Mon  7 pm - Easy baby quilt with Alberta, bring prewashed and pressed flannel for backing (40" x 46")
6/19 - Wed 10 am - Fun & Games Day for Quilters
6/26 - Wed 10 am -Business Meeting
 
July  2019
7/03 - Wed 10 am - No meeting.  Enjoy your fireworks!
7/10- Wed 10 am- Sewing for Baby Sit & Sew! Bring your projects and ideas to share.  Have lunch with us!  Let's get going making things for our Baby Boutique!
7/15 - Mon 7 pm - Christmas in July - details to come!
7/17 - Wed 10 am -  Holiday Show & Tell - bring your favorite holiday themed quilts and projects to inspire us to get going for the holidays!
7/24 - Wed 10 am - S& R Sharpening for scissor sharpening & Business Meeting  - Fat quarter draw:  patriotic
7/31 - Wed 10 am - Road trip to the Dunedin Fine Arts Cener for their quilt show
 
 
 
 
 
Suncoast Quilting Circle (SQC) PO Box 47764, St. Petersburg, FL 33743