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    Super Member Peckish's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by EvieD44 View Post
    they do have guilds in Japan. Our guild The Shining Tides has a sister guild with the towns (Fairhaven Ma.) sister city....Tosashimizu Kochi Japan
    I stand corrected, apparently. We (my friend Cindi and I) were at the show in Houston last week, and there was a special exhibit of Japanese quilts. A few of the quilters were there, and we were able to chat with them, and that's what they told us - they don't have guilds.

    Maybe that's changing and a guild trend is sweeping Japan.

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    I am part of a sewing group. Nothing real formal. We have a quilt show every year which the entire community is encouraged to participate.We go on shop hops together and enjoy each other's company. No quilt police.
    Have a good day!

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    Google quilt guilds in your state and you will find out whether there are any guilds near you. Guilds typically meet once month, have some sort of program presented by a quilter with a particular skill, do commun ity servie projects, have all day sew days several times each year, have challenges for members, etc. As a rule, quilters are the nicest people you will meet. Try it!You will like it! dnf
    Quote Originally Posted by Tfch8184 View Post
    What is a quilt guild?

    I've never heard of them till coming hear. It sounds like a quilting club but I would like some details about them.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tfch8184 View Post
    I just looked up guilds in my state.

    Sadly the closest one to me is over half an hour away and meets during my daughters bedtime.

    But I have an entire online community and I've met some some quilters who work at my local Joann's that I jibber jabber with all the time.
    I guess we all have different ideas of how far is too far to go to a meeting. I would drive an hour to go to an interesting meeting (each way).

    Let Daddy put your daughter to bed, or get a sitter if he works nights and go meet some new people. If they meet every week try to go at least once a month.

    Make time for yourself.
    Attending University. I will graduate a year after my son and year before my daughter.

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