The 2019 Monthly Program Schedule
1st Thursday
– Demonstrations (Tabernacle Baptist Church)
2nd Thursday – TRQG Business Meeting
3rd Thursday – Community Service Workshop (Tabernacle
Baptist Church)
4th Thursday – TRQG Workshop (Sewing on the River)
5th Thursday (when there is one) – Demonstrations
(Tabernacle Baptist Church)

Stitch and Chat’s schedule remains the same.  Stitch and
Chat is not affected by the new Monthly Program Schedule.

SEWING ON THE RIVER WORKSHOP ETIQUETTE
We are guests in their house.  
9:30 Set up time (Don't go earlier, the shop does not open
until 10:00.)
4:30 Clean Up Time (Don't stay late, the shop closes at
5PM.)  Please clean your area and return any
borrowed/unused supplies.
Parking:  Unload your vehicle then move the vehicle to the
adjacent parking area on the left of the building (when
facing the store).  The parking area is separated from the
store with a vacant lot.  This allows SOR to still have parking
for customers.

TRQG Workshop Sign-ups – Sandy Drechsler will have
the sign-up sheet for that month’s Worksho at the Business
Meeting two weeks prior to the workshop.  All Workshops
will be posted on the Website and in the Newsletter well in
advance of the workshop date.  If you are unable to be at the
Business meeting for sign-up, please find a friend to sign you
up.  Set Up:  0930  Start:  10:00

National Teacher Class Sign-ups – Sandy Drechsler will
have the sign-up sheets for all National Teacher Classes two
months prior to the Class.  Teachers present two different
Classes.  Half Day classes are $10 and Full Day classes are
$20.  Members can sign up as a “Participant” for only one
class.  You are welcome to put your name on the “Waiting
List” for the other class.
CALENDAR
QUILT SHOW
Friday, October 25, 2019-9:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday, October 26, 2019-9:00am - 4:30pm

New Bern Convention Center, 203 S. Front St., New Bern, NC 28560
All demos will be at the church in a separate area from Stitch n Chat.  
All workshops will be at Sewing on the River (SOR)
LOCAL EVENTS
  • Community Services Workday on 3rd Thursday's are suspended
    until Jan 2020

  • OCT 25 & 26, 2019 Twin Rivers Quilters Guild “Bee By The River!
    2019Quilt Show - New Bern Riverfront Convention Center
  • Nov 3 -8 Fall Retreat, The Islander Inn located on Emerald Isle.
Contact: Sandy Smith or Jeanne Batten
  • Nov 14 is the  Deadline for Duffy Galley Show Submission
  • Dec 1 -6 Holiday Retreat, Trinity Center on Atlantic Beach (See
    Sandy Smith for details)
  • Dec 10 - Holiday Luncheon, NB Country Club
  • Jan 15 Drop off for Duffy Galley
  • Jan 19 - 24, 2020 Winter Retreat, The Islander on Emerald Isle,
    Contact Sue Kleeman and Ruth Powers
  • Jan 25 - Mar 29, 2020 Duffy Gallery Show at the NC History
    Center       Entry Form      Entry Forms Instructions
  • Feb Business Mtg - DEMO Challenge  - Prize is $25 for each
    challenge winner.
  • Mar 29 - Apr 3, 2020 Spring Retreat, The Islander on Emerald Isle,
    Kathern Singleton and Kathy Farrar.  Participants must book their
    room by Feb 28 to get guild reduced rate.
  • April 2020, Cindy Grisdela (Check her out on the web)
  • May 20 - 23, 2020 Road trip and class (Details to follow)
  • September 2020 - Workshop by Annette Ornelas of Southern Design

REGIONAL EVENTS   
  • September 27-28, 2019 Greenville Quilt Show
MYSTERY QUILT #1 Supply List
presented by:  Sharon Rhoton
Location:  Sewing on the River
Set Up Time:  0930
Clean Up Time NLT 4:30PM

You will need five pieces of fabric to solve this mystery:
Fabric A: Color #1, Dark – 1/8 yard, or a fat quarter
Fabric B:  Color #1, Medium – ¼ yard or a fat quarter
Fabric C: Color #2, Dark or Medium – ¼ yard or a fat qtr
Fabric D: Color #3, Light (Background) – ¼ yard or a fat qtr
Fabric E: Multicolor (Border) – ½ yard (yardage not 2 fat qtrs

Optional: ½ yard each batting and backing fabric (you’ll
need them eventually, but not necessarily today!)

Finished quilt will be approximately 15” x 33”
NOTES:  Directional fabric is NOT recommended

Other Supplies:
Sewing machine - cleaned, oiled, and in good working order
Neutral thread for piecing
Rotary cutting supplies (mat, ruler, rotary cutter; if you have
a 6” x 24” ruler, a small square ruler (6”x 6” or thereabouts),
or a Bloc-Loc square ruler, bring them. If you don’t, we’ll
have enough to share – don’t buy them just for this
workshop.)

Pins
Scissors
Sharp pencil (preferably mechanical)
Seam ripper (just in case…)