Suncoast Quilting Circle of St. Petersburg, FL Calendar & Events  (updated 05/20/18)

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  
 
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!!! WHOOHOO!...details coming soon!
 
June 2018- Meeting/Activities
6/06 - Wed 10 am - Summer Enrichment at Joyce H's house
6/13-  Wed 10 am -  Sit & Sew - practice paper piecing blocks for 2020 raffle quilt...bring assorted batiks (blues, greens, oranges, yellows, lavender and for background batiks in shades of white). Size: 4” charm squares, 4” strips, or scraps of similar size. Bring sewing machine & sewing supplies.  
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
6/27 - Wed 10 am - No planned activities
 
July 2018 - Meeting/Activities
7/04 - Wed 10 am - No planned activities
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 -  No planned activities
7/25 - Wed 10 am - Cathy Field demonstrates several blocks. Fat quarter draw:  patriotic
 
August 2018- Meeting/Activities
8/01 - Wed 10 am - No planned activities
8/08 - Wed 10 am - Sit & Sew, AccuGo demo
8/15 - Wed 10 am - 
No planned activities
8/20 - Mon  6 pm -  Annual pot luck supper...more details to come!
8/22 - Wed 
10 am - Road Trip - local shops Whim-So-Doodle & Fabric Smart
8/29 - Wed 10 amNo planned activities
 
September 2018 - Meeting/Activities ----- Nomination Committee (tentative)
9/05 - Wed 10 am - UTube video with Lynn Hagmyer- "Layered patch work"
9/12 - Wed - 10 am - Sit & Sew - with a mentor
9/17 - Mon  - TBA
9/19 - Wed 10 am - TBA -
9/26 - Wed 10 amBusiness meeting. 2019 Slate of Officers presented (tentative) Fat quarter draw: fall colors
 
October 2018 - Meeting/Activities ----- Elections for 2019 Board (tentative)
10/03 - Wed 10 am - Brown bag auction
10/10 - Wed 10 am -  Sit & Sew
10/17 - Wed 10 am - "What's new at Jay's Fabrics" with Cindy
10/22 - Mon  7 pm - TBA
10/24 - Wed 10 am - Business meeting. Vote on 2019 Slate of Officers (tentative)  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 - Ellen Lindner Lecture & Workshop
11/14 - Wed 10 am -  Sit & Sew
11/21 - Wed 10 amNO MEETING Happy Thanksgiving! 
11/19 - Mon  7 pm -  TBA
11/28 - Wed 10 am - Business meeting. Fat quarter draw: Thanksgiving
 
December 2018 - Meeting/Activities - Renew your SQC Membership for 2019
12/05 - Wed 10 am -
Maggie Dillon Trunk Show
12/12 - Wed 11 am Holiday Party!!! UFO Challlenge due.  Fat quarter draw: Christmas/holiday
12/17 - Mon   7 pm -  HOLIDAY CELEBRATION! (Tentative)
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 -
1/09 - Wed 10 am -
1/16 - Wed 10 am - 
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:
 
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 2017 - Meeting/Activities -
1/04 - Wed 10 am - TBA, 2017 Membership Dues Deadline - $35 - make checks payable to Suncoast Quilting Circle (SQC)
1/11 - Wed 9 am - board meeting 10 am -  SSS
1/14 - Sat - 2018 Quilt Show Planning Meeting
1/16 - Mon  7 pm -  Bring sewing machines to sew Waterwheels
1/18 - Wed 10 am -  Jim Smith & Andy Brunhammer - 2 Guys Quilting: A trunk show and chat
1/25 - Wed 10 am - Business Meeting. Fat Quarter draw: Greys/Winter theme
Classes offered:  Blooming Nine Patch, 3-day class w/Will Owen - Jan 25, Feb 15, March 8 (4-hour class following meeting)  Cost: $35.
 
February 2017 - Meeting/Activities
2/01 - Wed 10 am - "
Rules for making a Challenge Quilt" - Alberta D.
2/08 - Wed 9 am -  Winter Enrichment at Joyce's house, no meeting at the church! We will be sewing Card Tricks blocks.
2/15 - Wed 10 am -  "Row by Row" - Lynn T.  2016 Strip Quilt Challenge quilts due.
2/20 - Mon  7 pm -   "Simple Quilting Patterns " - Tari R.
2/22 - Wed 10 am - Business Meeting. 2016 President's Challenge quilts due. Fat Quarter draw: Reds/Pinks
 
March 2017 - Meeting/Activities
3/01 - Wed 10 am - "
All about Quilts of Valor" - Norene D.
3/08 - Wed 10 am -  SSS, S&R Sharpening visit for your scissor and knife sharpening needs. 2016 President's Challenge Show and Tell (please bring your entry), "Quilts of Valor" Sit and Sew
3/11 - Sat 10 am - 2018 Quilt Show Meeting at Pilgrim Church
3/15 - Wed 10 am -  "Methods for Finishing Quilts" - Diane Shink
3/20 Mon  7 pm -  "Favorite Tools" -  Bring your favorite tools and ideas on how to organize your sewing room!
3/22 - Wed 10 am - Business Meeting. Fat Quarter draw: Greens
3/29 - Wed 10 am -  NO MEETING - QUILT RETREAT IN ELLENTON
3/27-3/30 -  Quilt Retreat, Ellenton, FL
Classes offered:  Blooming Nine Patch, 3-day class w/Will Owen - continues March 8 (4-hour class following meeting)  Cost: $35.
 
April 2017 - Meeting/Activities
4/05 - Wed 10 am - TBA, SQC Library Quilt Challenge quilts due!
4/12- Wed 10 am -  Anniversary Party!  SSS
4/17 - Mon  7 pm -  Field visit to Linda Wibberg's Quilt Shop 1330 20th St N. Be prepared to do a sit down project and enjoy!
4/19 - Wed 10 am -  Kathy Peel - Trunk Show
4/26 - Wed 10 am - Business Meeting. Fat Quarter draw: Pastels
 
May 2017 - Meeting/Activities
5/03 - Wed 10 am - "What's New at Jay's! "  - meet at Jay's Fabric Center, 801 Pasadena Avenue South, St. Petersburg, Florida
5/10- Wed 10 am -  SSS
5/13 - Quilt Show Meeting: we will meet at the church library 10 AM
5/15 - Mon  7 pm -  Anniversary Party!
5/17 - Wed 9 am - board meeting -- 10 am -  "Are YOU in a Quilter's Rut?" - Will O.
5/24 - Wed 10 am - Business Meeting. Fat Quarter draw: Flowers
5/31 - Wed 10 am - Raymond James Museum tour - sign up will be available in April.
 
June 2017 - Meeting/Activities
6/07 - Wed 10 am - Game Day
6/14-  Wed 9 am -  Summer Enrichment at Joyce's house, no meeting at the church!
6/19 - Mon  7 pm -  Sit and Sew: Alberta Dalke 1/2 square triangles
6/21 - Wed 10 am -  "Longarm Quilting" - guest lecture with Dora Pearl
6/28 - Wed 10 am - Business Meeting. Fat Quarter Draw: Red/White/Blue
 
July 2017 - Meeting/Activities
7/05 - Wed 10 am - NO MEETING!
7/12- Wed 9 am Board meeting 10 am -  SSS
7/17 - Mon  7 pm -  Sit and Sew: Christmas in July
7/19 - Wed 10 am -  Pat Pfeifle Applique program and class in the afternoon
7/26 - Wed 10 am - Business Meeting. Fat Quarter draw: Yellow or sun theme
 
August 2017 - Meeting/Activities
8/02 - Wed 10 am - TBA
8/09 - Wed 10 am - Sue Wareham & Joyce Hamell introduce a new quilt block
8/16 - Wed 10 am -  SSS
8/21 - Mon  6 pm -  Picnic-bring dish to share 6:00pm to 9:00 pm. Linda Wibberg presents Kitchen Windows sit and sew: Bring sewing machine and supplies: (4) 16" squares background fabric, (4) 5" squares of window fabric.  Starched & cut.
8/23 - Wed 
10 am - Business meeting. Fat quarter draw: Florida or beach theme
8/30 - Wed 9 am - Road trip to Heartfelt Sewing & Quilting and Heart To Heart Quilt Shop, both in Winter Haven, FL - meet at church at 9 am to carpool
 
September 2017 - Meeting/Activities ----- Nomination Committee
9/06 - Wed 10 am - Sharon Rickets - Charities who make dresses
9/13 - Wed - CANCELLED due to Hurricane IRMA
9/18 - Mon  - CANCELLED
9/20 - Wed 9 am Board meeting - 10 am - SSS- "Dress a Girl Around the World" - bring your sewing machine to make dresses for charity.
9/27 - Wed 10 amBusiness meeting. 2018 Slate of Officers presented.  Fat quarter draw: Fall colors or patterns
 
October 2017 - Meeting/Activities ----- Elections for 2018 Board
10/04 - Wed 10 am - Brown bag auction
10/11 - Wed 10 am -  SSS
10/14 - Sat 10 am - 2018 Quilt Show Meeting at Pilgrim Church
10/16 - Mon  7 pm -  Ten Inch Block Wonders by Ann Smith. Bring sewing machines
10/18 - Wed 10 am -  Brenda Grampsus
10/25 - Wed 10 amBusiness meeting. Vote on 2018 Slate of Officers.  Fat quarter draw: Halloween
 
November 2017 - Meeting/Activities
11/01 - Wed 10 am - Linda Wade Trunk Show - Quilts made on treadle sewing machines
11/08 - Wed 10 am -  Holiday Show and Tell
11/11 - Sat 10 am - 2018 Quilt Show Meeting at Pilgrim Church
11/15 - Wed 9 am Board Meeting, 10 am -  Bring your antique, family or old quilt to share
11/20 - Mon  7 pm -  Show completed Nesting Round Robins. Beth Teyber-Flying Geese with special ruler
11/22 - Wed 10 am - NO MEETING Happy Thanksgiving! 
11/29 - Wed 10 am -  Business meeting. Fat quarter draw: Thanksgiving
Classes offered:  Fabric Painting with Shiva Paint Sticks - Instructor: Judy Parlato - Nov. 8 (3-hour class following meeting at Pilgrim Church)  Cost: $45.
 
December 2017 - Meeting/Activities - Renew your SQC Membership for 2018 NOW!
12/06 - Wed 10 am - 
UFO Challenge Quilts.  Winter Wonderland blocks due!
12/09 - Sat 10 am - 2018 Quilt Show Meeting at Pilgrim Church - cancelled
12/11 - Mon   6 pm -  HOLIDAY CELEBRATION!   Sign up to bring a dish to share!
12/13 - Wed 11 am -  Holiday Party.  Sign up to bring a dish.  Fat quarter draw: Holiday themes
12/20 - Wed 10 am - NO MEETING  Merry Christmas!
12/27 - Wed 10 am - NO MEETING  Happy New Year!
 
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. 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

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