Evening Meeting: Thursday, 3 June

May 31, 2021 | Posted in Meetings | By

The evening meeting is this Thursday, 7pm for a 7.30pm start, in the Hall at the Cook Community Hub. The meeting starts with formal committee (and other) reports and news, followed by a guest speaker.

In keeping with COVID safe requirements please book in using the form here.

(We are required to keep a list of attendees for insurance purposes and also for COVID tracking. We have a QR code which can be used as you enter the hall or room to register using the Check in CBR app if you have that on your smart phone. The app allows you to check in guests so if you are coming with a member who does not use a smart phone you can check in for both of you. If you do not use the app you will need to do a manual check-in on entry.)

The guest speaker is Sonia Hogan, from The Sewing Shoppe in Fyshwick. We look forward to hearing her talk.

QFO will be having a fabric sale at the meeting, so come along and snap up a bargain.

Please bring something along for show & tell. We all like to see what everyone is working on.

Library will be open at this meeting.

 

 

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Library Day on Saturday, 20 February

February 15, 2021 | Posted in Library, membership | By

Our next Library day will be from 10.00 to 12.30 on Saturday 20 February 2021 , no booking required, but COVIDSafe rules apply. You can borrow up to 20 items, so there are plenty of opportunities to inspire you.

Planning is underway to hold a library fundraiser at the evening meeting of 1 April. To this end, our librarian Beth Clary,  is seeking donations of quilting related books and other craft/quilting supplies.  There will be a donations box in the back store room.

Membership for 2021 can be renewed online, by direct deposit or by sending a cheque to the Membership Secretary. If you make a direct deposit, please make sure you let the Membership Secretary know your details.

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Library open at Evening Meeting: 4 February

February 3, 2021 | Posted in Library, Meetings | By

Just another quick reminder that we are having our first meeting in the hall for 12 months this week on Thursday evening. We will have the library available, so come along, return your books and pick up some more inspiration.

The library will be open before and after the meeting. COVIDSafe rules apply. You can return books in the library dropbox. Returned books aren’t available for immediate re-borrowing. Access to the library shelves is limited by distance rules, but you will get your turn!  Borrowing limit is now 20 items.

 

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Face-to-face meetings return in February

January 29, 2021 | Posted in Meetings | By

The February e-bulletin came out this morning with the great news that face-to-face meetings return in February, within the COVIDSAFE rules. Here is an extract of the bulletin with all the details:

Great news, we are returning to face to face meetings in February. Appropriate COVID safe precautions will be in force and of course our plans are subject to government policy changes on COVID, but we are going to be holding a meeting in the hall at Cook on Thursday evening, February 4th, starting at 7.30pm. The Wonderful Wednesday on Wednesday 17th will also be in the hall starting at 9.30amand Friendly Friday in our room on Friday 26th.

We are required to keep a list of attendees for insurance purposes and also for COVID tracking. We now have a QR code which can be used as you enter the hall or room to register using the Check in CBR app if you have that on your smart phone. The app allows you to check in guests so if you are coming with a member who does not use a smart phone you can check in for both of you. If you do not use the app you will need to do a manual check-in on entry. For ease of record keeping we would also appreciate it if members who are intending to come could book in online before hand, you can do this at our meeting checkin (see links below).

Any member who would like to attend on the Thursday or Wednesday may do so, whether or not they book in, but it will make the entry to the hall must speedier if you can book if at all possible. Because Friendly Friday is held in the room numbers will be limited to 24, so please book for that so you won’t miss out. If you would feel more comfortable wearing a mask please bring your own, we will provide hand sanitizer.

We look forward to seeing you again.

Meeting bookings:
To book to attend a meeting click below:

  1. Thursday evening
  2. Wonderful Wednesday
  3. Friendly Friday

Sit and Sew:
The Sit and Sew booking sheet for February is now available on the website. Although the attendance limit is now 24 we are still asking you to book for these sessions. You can download the conditions for using the room here: Covid-19 Safety Plan

View calendar for February

To book a space at one of the sessions click here:  Booking form

You can also book by going to our website and clicking the link on the calendar page.

Although we are happy for you to book for more that one session if the demand is high we may have to limit the number of sessions that can be attended by any particular member.

2021 Membership payment
Membership for 2021 can be renewed online, by direct deposit or by sending a cheque to the Membership Secretary. If you make a direct deposit, please make sure you let the Membership Secretary know your details. We also plan to have payment days at the Cook rooms on library and QFO drop-off days.

 

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September Evening Meeting via Zoom – 3 September

September 2, 2020 | Posted in Meetings | By

The next evening meeting is tomorrow night.

To join the meeting click below on Thursday evening. You don’t need a password to join the meeting.

Katie Ley is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Join Zoom Meeting – virtual meeting room will open 07:20 PM on Thursday
Join Meeting

Meeting ID: 876 0910 5537

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August Evening Meeting via Zoom- 6 August

August 3, 2020 | Posted in CQ Administration, Meetings | By

We are again holding a Zoom meeting on Thursday evening, August 6th, see the details below.  This meeting will be our resumed AGM, so we need to have as good an audience as we can manage.

To join the meeting you will need to follow the link below and login using the password. We would also like any members to attend to be prepared for a virtual show and tell of what you have been up to with your needles during the shutdown.

To join the meeting click below on Thursday evening.

Katie Ley is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Join Zoom Meeting – virtual meeting room will open 07:20 PM on Thursday
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81457964709

Meeting ID: 814 5796 4709

AGM Documents

AGM President’s Report for 2019
AGM Treasurer’s Report for 2019
Profit and Loss 2019
Balance Sheet 2019
Audit Certificate

 

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Evening Meeting – Thursday 7 November

November 5, 2019 | Posted in Meetings | By

The evening meeting is this Thursday, 7 November, 7pm for a 7.30pm start, in the Hall at the Cook Community Hub. The meeting starts with formal committee (and other) reports and news, followed by a guest speaker.

Fiona Hammond, well know CQ member and owner of “Creative Edge” in Braidwood will be speaking about her creative life.

Please bring something along for show & tell. We all like to see what everyone is working on.

All the usual meeting fun – lucky door prize, badge draw, raffle and regular show and tell. Don’t forget to stay and chat over a cuppa and check out the show and tell.

Library will be open at this meeting.

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Evening Meeting – Thursday, 2 May

April 30, 2019 | Posted in Meetings, raffle | By

The evening meeting is this Thursday, 2 May, 7pm for a 7.30pm start, in the Hall at the Cook Community Hub. The meeting starts with formal committee (and other) reports and news, followed by an activity.

CQ Member Elizabeth Rose will be speaking about her quilts and love of gadgets.

Don’t forget to pick up a book (or books) of tickets for the exhibition raffle. This is a major fund raiser for Canberra Quilters and we will need lots of tickets sold.

Please bring something along for show & tell. We all like to see what everyone is working on.

All the usual meeting fun – lucky door prize, badge draw, raffle and regular show and tell. Don’t forget to stay and chat over a cuppa and check out the show and tell.

Library will be open at this meeting.

 

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Evening Meeting: 4 April

April 1, 2019 | Posted in Meetings, raffle | By

The evening meeting is this Thursday, 4 April, 7pm for a 7.30pm start, in the Hall at the Cook Community Hub. The meeting starts with formal committee (and other) reports and news, followed by an activity.

Guest speaker will be long time sponsor Trevor Robertson, AKA the Scissorman. Come along to learn about scissors, cutters and other gadgets.

Please bring something along for show & tell. We all like to see what everyone is working on.

You can also pick up your exhibition raffle tickets. If every member sells a book we will be well on the way to a great fund raising effort. Funds raised support Canberra Quilters ongoing operations.

All the usual meeting fun – lucky door prize, badge draw, raffle and regular show and tell. Don’t forget to stay and chat over a cuppa and check out the show and tell.

Library will be open at this meeting.

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Evening Meeting – 7 February

February 4, 2019 | Posted in Meetings, membership | By

The evening meeting is this Thursday, 7 February, 7pm for a 7.30pm start, in the Hall at the Cook Community Hub. The meeting starts with formal committee (and other) reports and news, followed by an activity.

Membership Renewal- Don’t forget membership fee was due on 1 January. Renew at the meeting or online. You need to be a member to stand for the AGM in March. You also need to be a member by 31 March in order to exhibit or sell at the Annual Exhibition in August.

The library fund raising sale is on. Funds raised go to future library purchases. Donations of books, patterns, DVDs, quilting knick knacks are welcome (no fabric or magazines). Books excess to the library, and donated books and other media will be for sale in the Hall, for reasonable prices. Unsold items will be for sale at the February Wonderful Wednesday meeting. Come along to pick up a bargain!

Joan Porta will be speaking about the Blankets of Love program. Joan has handed over the co-ordinator’s baton to Kay Provins.

Please bring something along for show & tell. We all like to see what everyone is working on.

All the usual meeting fun – lucky door prize, badge draw, raffle and regular show and tell. Don’t forget to stay and chat over a cuppa and check out the show and tell.

Library will be open at this meeting – if you can drag yourself away from the sale!

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