Dias

Dias

Guild members History:

History: The Dias Quilters` Guild was founded in 1986 and has hosted National Quilt Festivals in 1992 and 1998. It is one of the 5 hosting Guilds for Festivals. Members are from the Port Elizabeth and surrounding area. Members receive monthly newsletters 2 weeks prior to Guild meetings. Current subscriptions are R150 per annum.  Door fees for members are R10 per meeting.  Regular demonstrations are held at meetings with guest speakers, vendors and comprehensive library for use by members. Charity quilts are made annually and The Spring Show, usually in October, is used as a public awareness program to showcase the work produced by the members during the year.

Chairlady: Erina von Gordon:  daggabull@igen.co.za or 072 422 3507

Newsletter editor: Odette Schlumpf: odetteschlumpf@gmail.com

Area: Port Elizabeth / Humansdorp / Jeffreys Bay / Uitenhage / St.Francis Bay and Cape St Francis

Meetings: Monthly - last Saturday of the month

SAQG Regional Representative: Kristien Schutte: kschutte@outlook.com or 082 876 8814

THE NEXT GUILD MEETING WILL BE HELD ON SATURDAY 29 JULY 2017, 13H30 AT THE VP GREY JUNIOR SCHOOL HALL.

Important dates:

13 June                 Kouga Quarterly Meeting

16 June                 Sewing at Seaview

2 July – 8 July       Siyadala: South African Quilt Festival

5 July                    SAQG Biennial Meeting; time 17:15.  Please make every effort to attend!

29 July                  Dias Guild Monthly Meeting

5 August               For New Members

 

Kouga invites Dias to their Mystery Quilt Day:

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Mystery Quilt Day:

Members of the Dias Guild are invited to join us with their sleuthing skills:

  • When: Wednesday, 9 August 2017
  • We will follow the clues to solve an incident of scrappy proportions…!
  • Cost: R50 p.p. (lunch included)
  • List will be available at the June Kouga meeting