Opportunity Quilt 2018: A Quilted Year of Cheer

Photo of Antelope Quilters Guild 2018-2019 Opportunity Quilt. We won a second place Ribbon. “A Quilted Year of Cheer”

A Quilted Year of Cheer. Antelope Quilters Guild 2018-2019 opportunity quilt can be seen at our California State Fair. The quilt won a second place ribbon. The quilt was made by four of our members. We will be selling tickets starting July 1st. Six tickets for $5.00 or $1.00 each. Please help us surpass our goal to raise $4,000.00 for community service projects and guild related activities. Drawing will be held August 2019. Once you donate you will be contacted by one of our team members for information to mail you your raffle tickets.

Community Service total!

Hello everyone,

Our quilt total for 2016 was 267. We are so excited to have exceeded our goal of 250. We could not have done it without you. Now, we start 2017 from square one. So off we go.

We will meet every Tuesday in January at the Sylvan Library. Those dates are January 3,10,17,24 and 31. The address is Sylvan Oaks Library 6700 Auburn Blvd. It is at the corner of Auburn and Van Maren (Dewey). We meet from 10am and end at 3 pm. Bring your lunch and join us.

See you at the next general meeting, Community Service committee

Craftsy class you may enjoy: Finishing techniques

Hello all, thought I would suggest something you might be interested in doing in the new year: taking a Craftsy class on bindings and borders to finish off your quilts in style. I have already signed up.

Go to Craftsy.com at this URL:


Finishing School: Edges & Bindings with Mimi Dietrich

Please use Amazon Smile for your Amazon purchases!

The board has voted to take advantage of the AmazonSmile program.

I hope this will help explain the program to our guild members. This is a great opportunity to raise money for Antelope Quilt Guild with little effort. It is as simple as logging into smile.amazon.com and picking Antelope Quilters Guild to support.

What is AmazonSmile?

AmazonSmile is a website operated by Amazon that lets customers enjoy the same wide selection of products, low pric- es, and convenient shopping features as on Amazon.com. The difference is that when customers shop at AmazonSmile (smile.amazon.com), the AmazonSmile Foundation donates 0.5% of the prices of eligible purchases to the charitable organizations selected by customers.

Please shop AmazonSmile!