Common Threads Quilt Guild 

NEXT MEETING – Tue, Feb 23, 2016

Judy Sandman of Columbus, OH will give a presentation on Ugly Fabrics.

It’s membership dues time.  Click here for a Membership form, complete it and bring your $30 fee to the meeting.

Bring in pink and/or hearts for the Fat Quarter Lotto.


The officers for 2016 are:

President: Janice Pryor
Vice President: Barb Gurevitz
Treasurer: Elizabeth Cohen
Secretary: Diana McDaniel

Click here to see a full list of the board and committee chairs.


A Box of Chocolate 2-part swap will be offered at the January and February meeting.  Members can participate in either or both.  The 1st swap is of 10” squares of chocolate colored fabrics and the 2nd swap is using the swapped 10” squares into a block that chosen by JoAnn Newsome.  The 10” blocks are due back at the March meeting and swapped fabrics will be returned to participants at the April meeting.  The 2nd half will be in May/June with completed blocks due back in June and returned swapped blocks back to participants at July’s meeting.  The reveal will be at the January 2017 meeting.

In March and April, a sign-up will be offered for a twist on the 6” churn dash block.  It will be to make traditional 6” churn dash, as well as inverted 6” churn dash blocks using 30’s fabric.  These will be due at the May meeting and returned at the June meeting.

Fat Quarter Lotto

  • February – pink/hearts
  • March – yellow


It is time to sign up for the Bus Trip.  July 7-9, 2016 we will be going to Indiana, Illinois, and Wisconsin and visiting 6 shops.  You can sign up starting at 6:30pm at the January with a $50 non-refundable deposit at the January meeting.  The total cost of the trip is $350.

This is the 10th anniversary of the trip and the last one Kathy Myers will be planning.  If you are interested in becoming the “Bus Trip Lady”, please let her know!


Save the dates!

Spring  – Retreat is April 29 – May 1, 2016 at the  Berlin Inn and Suites.

Fall – Retreat is September 16-18, 2016 at the Berlin Inn and Suites.

In-Town – Retreat is April 1-3, 2016 at Quilt Beginnings


The Guild now has a Facebook page, thanks to Judy Sagara.  Our show-and-tell photos will now be available on our Facebook page instead of in the newsletter.   If you are a Facebook user, search for Common Threads Ohio Quilt Guild.  Click on the “Join” icon.  This is a closed group, so only members will see what is posted.  Judy, as admin for the page, needs to approve your request, and then you will have access to the page. Use it to share pictures of your work, ask questions of other members, and share interesting Quilt-Related information. You will need a Facebook account in order to access the page.


Click here to view the January newsletter.


  • Membership Form – Use this form when you would like to join, or renew, so that we have your latest information.  Membership Forms need to be turned in no later than the March meeting to be included in the Membership Roster.
  • Expense Form – If you have any expenses that need reimbursed by the Treasurer, please submit them using this Expense Form. Be sure to attach your receipts.
  • Deposit Form – Here is the form for listing deposits to give to the Treasurer.


Members, click here for your roster.


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