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Welcome to the web page for the Bits ‘n’ Pieces Quilt Guild.
We are a group of about 200 members who love to quilt.
We invite you to explore our website to
learn more about the guild.
Join, Learn, Grow with us!

The guild meets at 7 p.m.
4th Tuesday of the month
at the
Salem Methodist Church of Ballwin
14825 Manchester Road
Ballwin, MO

Announcements!

Challenges
Art Quilts by Art Bits
On Exhibit September 11 — October 7, 2018
Gretchen Brigham Gallery
Union Avenue Christian Church, 733 N. Union Blvd. St. Louis 63108 Reception September 21, 6-8 pm
Gretchen Brigham Gallery
Union Avenue Christian Church
733 N. Union Blvd. St. Louis 63108
entrance  rear  from Delmar  www.union-avenue.org  Gallery open daily except Saturday. call 314-361-8844 to confirm open.

Ozark Piecemakers Quilt Guild presents
our next Celebrate Quilting Show – September 27-29, 2018
Ozark Empire Fairgrounds E*Plex
3001 N. Grant Ave.
Springfield, MO 65803
Thursday & Friday 9-5, Saturday 9-4
For more information: http://opqgshow.com/

2018 Loose Threads Quilt Show
November 3rd & 4th, 2018
St. Charles Community College
For information call: 636-696-3796

Charitable Opportunities

Quilts for Olympians: The abuse experienced by the USA Gymnasts prompted my interest in offering these young woman hope and support of healing in their spirit.  In contacting Michigan Attorney General office I have heard from an athlete who wanted a quilt.  The California law firm representing these woman, is reviewing this. They would distribute the quilts to maintain privacy for the young women and for us as guild members. Consider sewing a Small lap quilt or A Pillow Case (either is ok) with a heart somewhere on it.   This is a great way to use stash, sew that simple design, help these young woman heal a deep sorrow.

Size: a small lap or large crib  (approximately: 45×50 and ADD a Heart on front ( need not be large , Just symbolic )

Need Ideas on a simple design?  Can only make the quilt top but interested? Would donate backing? Glad to make a small lap?  Any kind of interest is ok.

Call or email:  Margaret Gaal 314-288-5096      Email is better:  mgaalstacy@yahoo.com

Charity Sharity

Contact: E-mail gcgreentree@sbcglobal.net (alternate: 314-966-5647)
Needed: fabric, sewing notions, and yarn
Charity Sharity sorts donations and redistributes to charities that can best use the items. Examples are: quilts for the needy, wheelchair bags, sleeping bags for the homeless, goodie bags and cooling scarves for troops, school play costumes, bedding for rescued animals

Warp: Weave a Real Peace

Contact: www.weaverealpeace.org or info@weaverealpeace.org
WARP offers a forum for those who strive to support long-standing textile traditions as a means for cultural preservation and economic development by fostering a global network of textile enthusiasts, artisans, academics, wholesalers, retailers, tour operators, designers, teachers, and other interested supporters.

 

 

 

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