Suncoast Quilting Circle of St. Petersburg, FL Calendar & Events  (updated 10/02/18)

Unless noted otherwise, all meeting activities are held at Pilgrim Congregational Church, 6315 Central Ave., St. Petersburg, FL 33710.  Click here for map
  
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2018 Meeting/Activities  
 
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 am - Business 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
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
11/19 - Mon  7 pm -  TBA
11/21 - Wed 10 amNO 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 - Renew your SQC Membership for 2019
12/05 - Wed 10 am -
Maggie Dillon Trunk Show,
12/12 - Wed 10 am Holiday Party!!!  Fat quarter draw: Christmas/holiday , UFO Challenge quilts due...PAY one(1) fat quarter for EACH uncompleted UFO!  I
12/17 - Mon   7 pm -  HOLIDAY CELEBRATION!  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!
 
2019 - Happy New Year!!!
 
January 2019- Meeting/Activities - RENEW YOUR MEMBERSHIP FOR 2019!
1/02 - Wed 10 am - NO MEETING
1/09 - Wed 10 am -
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
1/16 - Wed 1 pm - Mark Sherman Lecture  Location: Christ the King Lutheran Church , 11220 Oakhurst Rd., Largo, 33774
1/19 - Sat - 2020 Quilt Show Planning Meeting (TENTATIVE)
1/21 - Mon  7 pm - TBA
1/23 - Wed 10 am
1/30 - Wed 10 am - Business Meeting. Fat Quarter draw:
2/25 - 2/28/18 -- Tenth Quilters’ Retreat Dayspring Episcopal Conference Center,  Parrish, Florida
 
February 2019 - Meeting/Activities
2/06 - Wed 10 am -

2/13 - Wed 9 am -  Winter Enrichment at Joyce's house, no meeting at the church!  (TENTATIVE)
2/17 - Mon  7 pm -   TBA
2/20 - Wed 10 am -
2/27 - Wed 10 am - Business Meeting. 2018 President's Challenge quilts due. Fat Quarter draw:
 
March 2019 - Meeting/Activities
3/06 - Wed 10 am -

3/13 - Wed 10 am - 
3/16 - Sat 10 am - 2020 Quilt Show Meeting at Pilgrim Church (TENTATIVE)
3/17 Mon  7 pm -  "TBA
3/20 - Wed 10 am -
3/27 - Wed 10 am -  Business Meeting. Fat Quarter draw:

April 2019- Meeting/Activities
4/03 - Wed 10 am - TBA
4/10- Wed 10 am - 
4/17 - Wed 10 am - 
4/21 - Mon  7 pm -  TBA
4/24 - Wed 10 am - Business Meeting. Fat Quarter draw:
 
May 2019- Meeting/Activities
5/01 - Wed 10 am -
5/08- Wed 10 am -  
5/11 - Sat 10 am - 2020 Quilt Show Meeting at Pilgrim Church (TENTATIVE)
5/15 - Wed 10 am -
5/20 - Mon  7 pm -
5/22 - Wed 10 am - Business Meeting. Fat Quarter draw:
5/29 - Wed 10 am -
 
 
Unless noted otherwise, all meeting activities are held at Pilgrim  Congregational Church, 6315 Central Ave., St. Petersburg, FL 33710
 
Past meetings
 
January 2018 - Meeting/Activities - 2018 Membership Dues $35 are due JANUARY 24, 2018 - make checks payable to Suncoast Quilting Circle (SQC)**
1/03 - Wed 10 am - No Meeting
1/10 - Wed 10 am - SSS - Bring your machine to work on charity projects or your own projects. Lunchmeat and cheese provided, pizza if we need it. Please bring a finger food to share. ***PLEASE remember that there is no heat in Heritage Hall.
1/13 - Sat - 2018 Quilt Show Planning Meeting
1/15 - Mon  7 pm -  Schlep Bags
1/17 - Wed 10 am -  Program - Judy Woodworth/PACE
1/24 - Wed 10 am -  Program - Brenda Grampsas/Quilt Preservation.  **Membership payment deadline for Membership Directory and 2018 quilt show eligibility,
1/31 - Wed 10 am - Business Meeting. Fat quarter draw: winter theme, QUILT SHOW ENTRY FORMS for Competition and Exhibit due! 
 
February 2018 - Meeting/Activities
2/07 - Wed 10 am - Program - Alberta Dalke - Preparing your quilt for judging/showing
2/10 - Sat 10 am - 2018 Quilt Show Meeting at Pilgrim Church
2/12 - Mon  7 pm -   Presentation by Mike Flynn of Quilting Treasures. There will be goodie bags and fabric for $7 a yard.
2/14 - Wed 9 am - SSS
2/21 - Wed 10 am -  Business Meeting.  Fat Quarter draw : hearts/love  2017 President's Challenge quilts due.
2/26 - Mon  7 pm -   Trunk show with quilt show judge Katherine Stubbs-Ward
2/27 - Tues 7:30 am - 2018 Quilt Show Judging
2/28 - Wed 10 am -  Presentation on thread by quilt show judge Katherine Stubbs-Ward
 
March 2018 - Meeting/Activities
3/07 - Wed 10 am - Show Prep
3/08 - Thurs - all day MinnReg Hall quilt show set-up
3/09 - Fri - 10 am - 4 pm SQC 17th Quilt Show- Minnreg Hall, 6340 126th Ave., Largo, FL
3/10 - Sat - 10 am - 4 pm SQC 17th Quilt Show- Minnreg Hall, 6340 126th Ave., Largo, FL
3/14- Wed (9 am - board meeting) 10 am -  SSS
3/19 Mon  7 pm - Improvisational letters with Alberta
3/21 - Wed 10 am - No Meeting - Quilt Retreat
3/28 - Wed 10 am -  Business Meeting. Fat Quarter draw: purple/lavender
2018 SQC Quilt Retreat, March 19-22, 2018, DaySpring Episcopal Conference Center, Parrish, FL
 
April 2018 - Meeting/Activities
4/04 - Wed 10 am
- Live Auction! with Norene D. as our auctioneer. Doors open at 9:15 am. Please have all items there by 9:45 am. Items can be unrelated to sewing/quilting, but must be in good order and working. This is not a junk sale. Make sure each of your items or grouped items have a number. Cash or check will be accepted at the END of the auction.
4/11 - Wed 10 am - Anniversary Party with Lunch ($5) - sign up with Kay B. Remembering Vi Hoskey - please feel free to bring Vi's creations to share with members. Sit & Sew for Quilts of Valor. OR bring your own sewing project. Door prizes!  QUILT SHOW 2020 - Opportunity Quilt 2020 patterns/color schemes presented for member vote!
4/14 - 10 AM - 2018 QUILT SHOW WRAP-UP MEETING n the church library 
4/16 Mon  6 pm - Anniversary Party!  Directions handed out for "Crosswalk"  by Anne Smith
4/18 - Wed 10 amTrunk Show - "Stashbusters" with Mary-Jeanine Ibarguen
4/25 - Wed 10 am -  Lecture/trunk show - Pat Knoechel (Eleanor Burns' sister) is back from retirement to share what's new with "Quilt in a Day" on its 40th anniversary year.  Business meeting rescheduled.
Classes offered:  4/18 - after meeting Faux Log Cabin Spiral & Faux Log Cabin Barn (3 hours).  Instructor Mary-Jeanine Ibarguen. $40.  Sign up now with Kay B.
 
May 2018 - Meeting/Activities
5/02 - Wed 10 am - Trunk Show - Pat Pfeifle
5/09-  Wed 9 am Board Meeting 10 am -  Sit & Sew- bring your sewing machine!
5/16 - Wed 10 am - Bring your favorite quilting tool/ruler
5/21 - Mon  7 pm -  Beginning "Crosswalk" quilt, need 1 jelly roll and 80-5 inch squares or two solid charm packs.
5/23 - Wed 10 am - Business Meeting. Fat quarter draw: flowers
5/30 - Wed 10 am - ROAD TRIP!!! CANCELED due to weather.
 
June 2018- Meeting/Activities
6/06 - Wed 8:30 am (all day) - Summer Enrichment at Joyce H's house
6/13-  Wed 10 am -  Sit & Sew - practice paper-piecing blocks for 2020 raffle quilt. Bring sewing machine & sewing supplies, rotary cutter, cutting mat, Add-A-Quarter ruler or small ruler, gray or neutral thread.
6/18 - Mon  7 pm - "Disappearing 9-patch" charity quilt sewing with Linda Wibberg. Bring your machines and red, white, or blue thread.  Discuss projects for July!
6/20 - Wed 10 am - Sharon Turner UFO Show by Cathy Field.  Interested in helping with the 2020 Opportunity Quilt?  We will be cutting fabrics in preparation for sewing.  Bring along mats, rulers, rotary cutters, a pencil or Micron pen for marking if you would like to help after the planned meeting!
6/27 - Wed - Road Trip
 
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
 

 
July 2018 - Meeting/Activities
7/04 - Wed 10 am - Holiday - no meeting7/11- Wed 10 am- BINGO7/16 - Mon  7 pm - 'Christmas in July' - making assorted projects.  Bring sewing machines and some Christmas fabric. 7/18 - Wed 10 am -  Korean fabric folding7/25 - Wed 10 am - Cathy Field demonstrates several blocks. Fat quarter draw:  patriotic August 2018- Meeting/Activities8/01 - Wed 10 am - Bring your favorite quilt block and tell us why!8/08 - Wed 10 am - Sit & Sew, AccuGo demo8/15 - 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 Smart8/29 - Wed 10 am -  Sorry for the confusion about the meeting.  No update was sent to the webmaster.​
 
July 2018 - Meeting/Activities
7/04 - Wed 10 am - Holiday - no meeting7/11- Wed 10 am- BINGO7/16 - Mon  7 pm - 'Christmas in July' - making assorted projects.  Bring sewing machines and some Christmas fabric. 7/18 - Wed 10 am -  Korean fabric folding7/25 - Wed 10 am - Cathy Field demonstrates several blocks. Fat quarter draw:  patriotic August 2018- Meeting/Activities8/01 - Wed 10 am - Bring your favorite quilt block and tell us why!8/08 - Wed 10 am - Sit & Sew, AccuGo demo8/15 - 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 Smart8/29 - Wed 10 am -  Sorry for the confusion about the meeting.  No update was sent to the webmaster.​
 
 
June 2018- Meeting/Activities
6/06 - Wed 8:30 am (all day) - Summer Enrichment at Joyce H's house6/13-  Wed 10 am -  Sit & Sew - practice paper-piecing blocks for 2020 raffle quilt. Bring sewing machine & sewing supplies, rotary cutter, cutting mat, Add-A-Quarter ruler or small ruler, gray or neutral thread. 6/18 - Mon  7 pm - "Disappearing 9-patch" charity quilt sewing with Linda Wibberg. Bring your machines and red, white, or blue thread.  Discuss projects for July!6/20 - Wed 10 am - Sharon Turner UFO Show by Cathy Field.  Interested in helping with the 2020 Opportunity Quilt?  We will be cutting fabrics in preparation for sewing.  Bring along mats, rulers, rotary cutters, a pencil or Micron pen for marking if you would like to help after the planned meeting!6/27 - Wed - ROAD TRIP!!!! - Leave church at 9 am for Sweet Darling Quilts in Lutz, lunch TBD, then on to Nana's Quilt Shop, Brooksville, FL.  Contact Will O. to sign up.   NEW!!! Opportunity Quilt 2020 - Sit and Sew 9:30 am - until we leave!  Bring sewing machine, mat, rotary cutter, tools, seam ripper.  Linda Reese will give us a demo for matching those points in the corners. ​
 
- ROAD TRIP!!!! - Leave church at 9 am for Sweet Darling Quilts in Lutz, lunch TBD, then on to Nana's Quilt Shop, Brooksville, FL.  Contact Will O. to sign up.   NEW!!! Opportunity Quilt 2020 - Sit and Sew 9:30 am - until we leave!  Bring sewing machine, mat, rotary cutter, tools, seam ripper.  Linda Reese will give us a demo for matching those points in the corners.
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

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