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2020 News: Save-the-Date for the 2021 BMQG Get-A-Way to be held at the Red Jacket Inn in North Conway, NH.
PO Box 6174
Laconia, NH 03247
Membership Meeting Location TBD
Fat Quarter & 2 ½” Strip Raffle and Something NEW!
Celebrate some Unique Holidays in 2020!!
This is a little fun activity for those who want to participate. Simply bring a fat quarter or a 2 ½” strip that follows the theme for the month listed below to our monthly meeting. You will receive a raffle ticket for the chance to win the lot of fat quarters or strips turned in. This can be fun if you are the winner especially when you get such a variety of colors and styles! This year you may bring in a solid or print that “reads” the color listed below.
Rules: Quilt Shop Quality fabric… yes, there is a difference between chain-store and quilt store fabrics. Sometimes it’s a big difference! Fat quarters are 18” by 21”. You will get a ticket for each fat quarter or 2 ½” strips that you bring in. (2 1/2” are the width of the fabric. If the material does not follow the theme it will not be accepted.
Brown January 8 Celebrate marzipan, the sweet, almond-based multi-purpose confectionary on January 12, Marzipan Day. Marzipan dipped in chocolate, Yum! Yum!
White/Beige February 11 is Don’t Cry Over Spilled Milk Day, an annual reminder that nothing good ever comes out of holding on to regrets.
Soothing Colors March 11th is Napping Day is an unofficial holiday that falls on the Monday after DST begins in the United States. Any color that you would like to take a nap under will be accepted!
Yellow or Orange April 12 is Grilled Cheese Day, a day to celebrate this hearty bread and cheese dish and to make every meal out of it.
Green May 13 is Frog Jumping Day, a fun day to jump like a frog.
Batiks June 10 is Iced Tea Day. Say hello to the summer and celebrate this delicious and refreshing holiday by treating yourself to a big glass of iced tea. Cool off with batiks.
Fruits and Vegetables If you have kids in your life, take them out with their teddy bears for a picnic on July 10, Teddy Bears’ Picnic Day. What do you eat on a picnic?
Children August 12 is Middle Child Day, a day to recognize middle born children and to acknowledge their place in their families. Think kids!
Fall Fabric September 28 is Ask a Stupid Question Day, a day that is devoted to all stupid and silly questions out there.
Donate to the quilt show table! October 31 is Magic Day, a day that commemorates the life and times of one of the world’s best-known magicians Harry Houdini. No meeting this month.
Your choice! November 15 is Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day, a day to clear out your fridge of all the suspicious looking, probably living and now procreating foods.
Winter Wonderland! The third Friday of December is Ugly Sweater Day. Whites, Blues, any color that you would need a sweater if you saw it outside!
The Something NEW! A chance to get rid of some extras that you may have at home. Please remember that we are not looking for old items, but rather the extra item(s) that you have in your sewing collection. You will get one ticket for each item that you bring in. Though… we may have a swap or brown bag drawing on occasion depending upon how many items come in --- play along and go on this new adventure.
January: bring in a spool of thread, any color,
February: sewing/quilting magazine… a limit of 2 per person tonight!
March: pattern… bring in a pattern that you no longer need or want
April: your choice of notion… bring in a notion that you would like to pass along
More to follow…. Have a suggestion?
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