The Narragansett Bay Quilters’ Association meets in East Greenwich, RI.
This 250 member guild brings together people from Rhode Island, Connecticut, Massachusetts and beyond to share, teach, learn and promote the art of quilting.
This is a special month for me as I turn 65 years old at the end of the month, and my 4 years as your President are coming to an end. Throughout these 4 years, we have all endured so much together from canceling 2 quilt shows, canceling meetings, learning to be virtual via Zoom, wearing and making masks, to getting shots and sadly losing some dear members, family and friends to Covid. We have been able to cope with all this together as a guild. And I thank you
from the bottom of my heart for all your support, patience, understanding, and the love you have given me and this guild.
I am so happy that at our May meeting this month, we will be able to see each other in person. It has been long in coming. Masks are not required at the meeting, however, if you would like to wear a mask, please feel free to do so.
Our “Welcome Back Meeting” will be full of fun and smiles. We will be having our annual Strawberry Shortcake Social, so bring your appetite. Also, bring (2) items for Show and Tell, if you wish your President’s Challenge Fitbit Mat (a thank you will be given to you if you participated so don’t forget to sign it), your name pin for the door prize entry, and Block of the Month and Strip of the Month fabrics (info in this newsletter).
Elections for the new board will be held. If you have any interest in the open positions or committee chairs listed in this newsletter, please contact Louise or me with your intent. We all make up this guild. Volunteer for a position or help on a committee. We need you to make this guild continue with the great work we do.
Our Guild has some great events being planned for next year. I can’t wait to see what the NBQA future has in store.
Again, thank you for all your support. It has been greatly appreciated, more than you will ever know.
Keep Calm, and Quilt On!
Love and Thanks,