Updated 12/10/2021

Welcome to Geelong Patchwork and Quilters Guild.

 
We are a large group for like minded people who enjoy doing and learning about all types of patchwork and quilting.
 

Due to current COVID situation, the restrictions imposed upon us and the unpredictability of lock-downs being called,

official guild meetings have been suspended until February 2022

however, we will host two sit and sew sessions for October 2021, see below:

 

We Meet:

10:30am to 3:30pm

on the 3rd Saturday of each month (unless otherwise advertised)
at Newcomb Hall, 82-84 Wilsons Rd, Newcomb

 

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Meeting at 12:45pm followed by Show & Tell and a Speaker
Entry fee as of April 2021 is $6.

Visitors are most welcome including Beginners and those who want to learn
We ask visitors and new members to wear a YELLOW Name Tag available at the entry table.  Help us to get to know you.

 BYO lunch, mug, tea, coffee and snacks, milk provided (until restrictions ease again)

Visit the
our Library and any trading tables
  Sit and Sew
Chat
Share ideas and expertise

 

See us on FACEBOOK
 

 

Guild Calendar:

Month
Guest Speaker
Meeting
Show and Tell Theme
Library Duty Table
Workshop
October 16 2021
Sit & Sew hosted by Judith Oke
  • Members only    (from regional Victoria only)
  • Two sessionsmaximum of 20 people ONLY per session (COVID rules)
    • Morning:              10.30 – 12.30
    • Afternoon:          1.30 – 3.30
  • BOOKINGS required BEFORE 3pm Wednesday 13th October.
    • Bookings via EMAIL please
    • BOOK by emailing: Judith Oke:  judithspo@gmail.com
      • SUBJECT LINE: Sit and Sew –Attendance
>Include your Full name and Contact phone number in your email.
>Indicate which session - Morning or Afternoon.One session per person.
If you don’t care which time say . Booking will be confirmed before the event.
  • Non-Attendance – Please email Judith the night before if you are unable to come as this may enable someone else to take your place.
  • CANCELLATION of Sit and Sew : People booked will be notified by email before the event if there is a need to cancel.  All efforts will be made to contact everyone booked before the day of the advertised time/date.
  • MAXIMUM numbers: 20 ONLY each session.  Bookings close when full.
  • LOCKDOWN – please be aware that a Lockdown of City of Greater Geelong and/or regional Victoria, will mean automatic cancellation of the event.  Even if email not sent/received.
  • FEE = $10 per session
    • Because we can only accommodate low numbers $10 is needed to ensure Sit and Sew sessions can be held, to cover Hall Hire and expenses.
(similar cost as a movie ticket, coffee & cake or an expensive icecream!)
  • Cash payment - Please try and bring exact amount so there is no handling of change.
  • COVID Guidelines
    • Sign in:  QR Code OR Sign in page available if without a smart phone.
    • Sanitise:  Please sanitise your hands on entry
    • Mask up: Please wear a mask indoors/outside as per State Government COVID rules.
    • Social distance:  let us be friendly at a distance, not cosy and close.
  • BYO drinks & snacks (BYO own mug and utensils)
    • No shared food
    • Kitchen is not open, so please BYO thermos or takeaway if you wish a hot drink.
  • Library closed.  As this is not a Guild meeting the Library will not be open.
  • Please note: Hall will not open before start time & we will have to finish promptly.
  • Looking forward to seeing you and your show and tell!
Please be aware all activities are governed by Department of Health, Victoria, current COVID safe guidelines.  https://www.coronavirus.vic.gov.au/coronavirus-covidsafe-settings
EMERGENCY CONTACT for Sit and Sew:  Judith Oke, 0448388872  judithspo@gmail.com