The Pine Bluff Quilter’s Guild will meet at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 17, at Trinity Lutheran Church, 4200 Old Warren Road.
Members will make a folded star ornament during the program. The retreat committee will present an update on dates and locations for possible guild retreats. Lunch will be brown bag to allow more time for fellowship and to work on the ornament project.
Show-and-tell, along with fat quarter and door prize drawings will be held after the business meeting, according to a news release.
Members with birthdays in July are asked to bring door prizes, which should be related to quilting or sewing. Door prizes are given out at the end of the meeting and all winners must be present.
Everyone is encouraged to bring a fat quarter (18 by 22 inches) of 100 percent cotton. Blue is the color choice for July but at any time, white, white-on-white or beige or beige-on-beige fabric is acceptable.
Members are reminded that in addition to the normal sew days, July 23-24, special sew days will be held at the White Hall Public Library, July 13 and July 27, to work on the community service projects. Also, the guild is still collecting items for the local food pantries.
The Pine Bluff Quilter’s Guild has an annual membership fee of $20. Anyone interested in learning the art of quilt making is welcome to visit and become a member, according to a club spokesman. Membership is open to all who are interested in quilting, no prior experience is needed.
The purpose of the Pine Bluff Quilter’s Guild is to insure the continuity of the craft by teaching the techniques of quilting, and to encourage, and promote an interest in quilting to the public.
“Come and join us. What you don’t know about quilting, we can teach and what you know about quilting, we can learn,” a spokesman said.