PPQG Quilters' Showcase

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Welcome

Piecing Partners was created in 1983 with the aim of 

  • welcoming all to the art of quilting 

  • expanding interest, knowledge and skills 

  • promoting community outreach

  • creating strong and lasting relationships among quilters 

Join us to learn new skills,

meet new people,  have fun,

give back to our community,

and make something fabulous!

Just for Grins & Giggles

Qweekly Quilting Quote

Quilting is a sport.

It involves batting, running, stitches, pumping iron, rowing, hooping and hunting for fabric.  

Yay! I'm an athlete!

Author Unknown

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Web Words Wraffle

Web Words for the September Meeting: 

Crazy Quilt

(If you know the Web Words you'll be eligible to win a prize at the next monthly meeting!)  

 

Quilters' Showcase 

Send us a picture of one of your special creations and we'll feature it on our home page slide show for a period of time. 

We want to see what our members can do, whether you're a rookie or a veteran!

Send a picture and a bit of information about the picture to:

ppquilt@gmail.com

**Inclement Weather**

Please follow these guidelines if questioning travel safety to a PPQG event due to inclement weather.

School District 11 announces a        2-hour delay:

  • PPQG General Meeting:  
    Meeting will be held as scheduled.  Members should travel at their own discretion.

  • PPQG Board Meeting:                  is cancelled.

  • Workshops:  Scheduled for that afternoon and the following day will be held as scheduled. 

School District 11 closes: 

  • PPQG General Meeting:               IS CANCELLED.

  • PPQG Board Meeting:                    IS CANCELLED.

  • Workshops:  Scheduled for that afternoon and the following day will be held as scheduled.

Notable News

August 30, 2020

September Meeting!

Please read in full...

We will hold our regular September general meeting as scheduled. 

Our goal is to have fun while at the same time being very vigilant.  We will strive to provide safe meeting and workshop environments but we can only do so with your help. 

 

We ask for your full cooperation in the following areas:

  • Please wear an appropriate face mask that covers both mouth and nose.

  • Please maintain  the recommended social distancing of at least 6 feet. 

  • Please use caution if you choose to eat or drink.

  • Please use the hand sanitizers that will be placed at convenient stations- especially after use of a tissue.  

 

Please do NOT attend if:

  • You have a fever or any cold or flu symptoms.

  • You have recently been exposed to anyone who is ill with fever or any cold or flu symptoms.

  • You have been exposed to a person who is currently positive or is being tested for Covid-19 regardless of presence of symptoms.

  • If for any reason you are not be able to comply to the precautions listed above (ie-use of a mask, distancing and hand sanitizers)

  • You are not comfortable with the idea of a group meeting.  

  

Meeting and Workshop Info:

  • General PPQG Meeting:

    • Wednesday September 16th at 9:30 AM  

    • The Elks Lodge on N. Nevada

    • Speakers only...no workshops.

Click here to find out more about our September topic: A Round Robin: Is it Right for you?

A light-hearted look at community quilting projects.

We will continue to consider holding meeting each month as it nears, to determine current restrictions or openings.

Updates 'n More

September 13, 2020

Want to Create a

Round Robin Group?

Are you a member of PPQG and would like to become a member of a Round Robin quilting group but need  some gals to join you? 

Send an email to: 

ppquilt@gmail.com

We'll collect names of anyone who responds and put you in touch with each other via your email.  Then your group is on its own to create something amazing!

If you would like to download a printable copy of suggested rules for a Round Robin medallion quilt, click here.

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June 29, 2020

Challenge Quilts Displayed!

Please click here for important updated information regarding the 2020 Quilt Challenge

Also, voting has closed for the 2020 Challenge Quilt entries.  Click here to see all the entries!

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March 22, 2020

Can You Help?

Preparations are already in motion for PPQG's Boutique Sale and Silent Auction at the 2020 Folk Art Festival.   Here is a list of items or skills desperately needed:

Long Arm Quilting: several quilt tops have been donated and are ready for quilting.

 

Domestic Machine Quilting: Some of the donated quilt tops are appropriate for regular machine quilting if you can help with that.

Wall hangings and Art Quilts are gladly accepted for the sale.

Contact us at

ppquilt@gmail.com

for more information.

Piecing Partners Quilt Guild

Colorado Springs Colorado USA

ppquilt@gmail.com

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