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Sask Energy Share the Warmth program The Guild is honoured to have received $1000 from the Sask Energy “Share the Warmth” program to purchase batting and flannelette for donation quilts through Connecting Threads. There were 30 grants of $1000 awarded in the province and we were one of the
Pillow Case Dy 2016
Pillow Case Dy 2016 On Thur. June 16th, 29 enthusiastic people showed up at Connecting Threads and made 171 pillow cases. These were donated to YWCA, WISH Safe House and Regina Transition
June Meeting -Monika Kinner-Whelan, a textile artist, from Saskatoon was our guest speaker.
June Meeting -Monika Kinner-Whelan, a textile artist, from Saskatoon was our guest speaker. Monika Kinner-Whelan, a textile artist, from Saskatoon was our guest speaker at our June meeting. She spoke on how she creates her prairie landscape pictures from taking her own pictures, choosing her fabrics, free motion machine quilting the backgrounds to hand embroidering the foreground with
Award
Award The Guild was honoured to be awarded a grant of $1500 from the Farm Credit Canada Regina Spirit Fund on April 19th. FCC received 137 applications and we were among the 14 receipiants to receive a grant this year. This money will be used to purchase batting for Connecting Threads in the coming
April 5 Trunk Show
April 5 Trunk Show Many Thanks to the Quilt
Pillow Case Day
Pillow Case Day On the morning of Dec 10th, the members of Connecting Threads met and made 102 pillow cases in about 3 hours. Together with the 43 that were donated that morning, 145 pillow cases were delivered to the YWCA Isobel Johnson Centre, Regina Transition House and WISH Safe House for the women and
Placemats
Placemats This year, the Guild donated 152 quilted place mats to RQHR Meals on Wheels program. The Coordinator emphasized that both the clients and the volunteers look forward to the delivery of these beautiful place mats. She said that 1 client has 2 of our place mats, both of which she displays on her wall
Connecting threads I have had a couple inquiries about quilt sizes re: donation quilts from the group, so decided to email everyone.Our budget for Connecting Threads ($1600) is for batting and the flannelette used on the back of the quilts for NICU. NICU- should be 36 – 38 inches square- use flannelette
Exciting New Year Well it is a New Year and a time for new and exciting things.  The executive of the guild is working hard to keep our meeting lively, on time and interesting.  The workshop committee has some great workshops coming up so be sure to check it out at our meeting.  We have a retreat
Christmas Pary Its the big event, our annual Christmas Party.  If you have never attended the Christmas party you are missing out.  Wonderful food, great company, christmas show and share, and well the twoonie parade prizes are amazing.  Shannon our head Elf and vice president has sent out a list
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Banner photo missing As you may have noticed that our banner picture is missing.  I attempted to add a new one and the exsisting one disappeared and the new one won't show up either.  Please bear with me as I work to get it fixed.  It may not be fixed until Monday or Tuesday if I can't figure it out

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