Welcome to the Fidalgo Island Quilters Guild
Navigating the website-Each of the titles above-home, about, calendar, resources, quilter's show and share, members and photo directory, contact FIQ, and message boards- are pages full of information, just click on the word or the categories underneath. To enter the Members pages, use the password on the front of your membership card or contact, Diane Cloughessy firstname.lastname@example.org. If there is something you would like to see on the website, send to our email: FIQwebsite@gmail.com.
Meetings are held in the Westminster Presbyterian Church basement, Anacortes, 1300 9th Street at 1 p.m. unless otherwise noted on the first Monday of the month. We have a handwork social at 10:30. Break for lunch at 12:00. Enter from the side door on M street. If you need the elevator it can be accessed from the parking area between the church and the museum on the side. Use the doorbell to get our attention if the door is not open.
We are collecting dues for the year 2023: (We have changed our fiscal year to Jan-Dec.)
Pay your membership with a credit card here or print off the membership form to mail in with the check here.
If you are over 80, we ask that you also fill out the membership form so we have the most accurate information on you. This can be done online also.
If you have not paid you may be dropped from the membership roster. Members only section password is on the front of your membership card.
FIQ GENERAL MEETINGS Masks are optional. We are now meeting year round and because of that may have to move our meeting place from time to time. Drinks are allowed in a covered container.
April 1-30th Quilt Walk-details are under resources. Thank you to all who are participating in the Quilt Walk and sharing your art. The maps are printed and we are touching up the final details.
April 3rd-Fiq Meeting-Pati Dever will be our guest presenter. Pati Dever will be our April Speaker. She started sewing doll clothes at age 6 from scrapes of fabric left over from dresses her mother made her. Her Senior Project was a "Jackie Kennedy" styled wool suit. She didn't discover quilting until 1994 and fell in love with it. Part of her presentation will include quilts from family members as well as her own. The love of quilting and the waters of the beautiful PNW have inspired some of her original designs. She is deeply involved in Chemo Quilters. Pati was Featured Artist at the FIQ 2007 Show.
Join us at 10:30 for our Handwork social, We will break at 12:00 at lunch. The official meeting starts at 1:00.Fat quarter exchange color of the month is daffodil yellow. Block of the month BOM is below and under resourches.
April 10th- Sit-and-Sew-hosted by Julie Anderson at the Sedro Woolley Library from 10-6. There is space for 14 people. Contact Julie Anderson at Julia1955@yahoo.com to reserve your spot or for more information. What is a Sit and Sew? A fun social time where you can work on your latest project. Bring your machine and all the items you will need to work on your project.
April 12th Diva's-Diva's will meet at 10:00 at the Anacortes Senior Center-1701 22nd Street. The Divas are a group of enthusiastic garment makers who use quilting techniques and various mixed media to create wearable art from purchased or created fabric. For more information contact Helen Montgomery at email@example.com
April 27th-Fiber Art Quilters meeting- 12:00 -2:00. Hosted by Denny Fox at 221 Skagit Way in La Conner. Bring your own lunch.
April 27th-Sit and Sew-hosted by Julie Anderson at the Sedro Woolley Library from 10-6. There is space for 14 people. Contact Julie Anderson at Julia1955@yahoo.com to reserve your spot or for more information. What is a Sit and Sew? A fun social time where you can work on your latest project. Bring your machine and all the items you will need to work on your project.
May 1st-Fiq Meeting-
Join us at 10:30 for our Handwork social, We will break at 12:00 at lunch. The official meeting starts at 1:00.
Fat quarter exchange color of the month is. Our speaker for May 1st will be Marilyn Staheli. Marilyn has been a long time member of the Featherweight Sewing Club started by Dave McCallum, the author of "The Featherweight 221 & I". Marilyn will share her knowledge of the Featherweight Machine and share some of the accessories that make this machine so popular.
FIQ BOARD MEETINGS first Monday of the month at 3 p.m. (after the meeting) Everyone is welcome to attend!
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