Monday, July 23, 2012

JULY 26th PARLOUR MEETING - Ottawa Area Group

Central SAQA Meeting July 26, 2012  
Sharon Collins, SAQA Co- Rep, Chair

Location: Darrell Thomas Textiles, 153 Preston St. Ottawa


1)      Welcome to members and guests 

2)      Report on Synthesis II 

3) SAQA  Annual Conference, Santa Fe New Mexico, April 25-28 , 2013 

4)      Fibre Content,, Oct 27 and 28, 2012 

5) I am SAQA campaign, Membership drive. 

6) SAQA Benefit auction needs patrons too!

7) Upcoming meetings:

-August 25th : Regional Parlour Meeting to be held  at the home of Kit Vincent, 271 Hudson Point rd. off of the 1000 Island parkway near Brockville. The morning will include flat dyeing work session with meeting informally throughout the afternoon.. There is a limit on spaces for the dyeing session. Confirm your interest to participate with Kit at

     -September 20th, At the home of Heather Dubreuil, 11 Quarry Point, Hudson QC. 

    **Please do not use Google Maps to get directions. It is about 1.5 hours from central Ottawa. Those coming from the Ottawa area will take Highway 417 East, which is re-     named Highway 40 in Quebec. Take exit 22, turning left onto Cote St.-Charles. Proceed north on Cote St.-Charles all the way to the end, where it meets Main Road. Turn right on Main Road, proceed a couple of kilometers through the village of Hudson, and continue until the railroad crossing, where you will turn left onto Quarry Point. We are the last house on the right, a large grey house.  In addition to our creative buffet there will be a pot luck lunch.

-Bethany wrote that she will plan  a November meeting in Brockville or Kingston and possibly a meeting near Belleville in September. Details to follow on the blog.

     -Paul Leger offered his home for a sat meeting Oct, Nov, or Dec. Sharon to follow-up.

8) Calls to Entry , Minerals, High Fibre under 5, Quilt National, Art quilt XVIII, Text Message, Sacred Threads, Stitched Through, etc.

9) Other business

Please contact Sharon Collins with additions/New Business: