South Dakota Quilters Guild

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SDQG Fall Retreat
Red Rosa, Pierre, SD
September 8-10, 2017

The Retreat will open up with check in at 3:00 on Friday and end at noon on Sunday.  In between those times be prepared for learning, fun, food and socializing.  The registration form is under the 2017 Fall Retreat  page.



South Dakota Quilt Documentation Project
Join us on Saturday September 9 at the Fall Retreat at 5:00 for a presentation by Mary Fitzgerald and South Dakota Public Broadcasting.  Mary will be discussing her quilt documentation that has culminated into her new book South Dakota Quilts and Quiltmakers.  The books will be available for purchase and signing.

   Fall Retreat Early Registration Gift                                                                                  Fabric Challenge

Register by August 15th and receive $5 in                                                                     "Along the Banks of the River" Banner

Riverbanks bucks that can be spent at any                                                          Bring your banner for the fabric challenge to be judged

of the vendors at the retreat.  So get your                                                            Friday night.  Banners can be up to 40" by 40", but do not

registration in!!                                                                                                      have to be square.  Put on your best fisherman's outfit for

                                                                                                                              added fun and prizes!

Quick Checklist for Fall Retreat Activities

Aug. 9,  Hotel Registrations for SDQG with special price ends

August 15 – Early Registration is Due for “Riverbank Bucks”

Friday, Sept. 8 – Check in at 3:00 at Red Rosa

                                Turn in “Along the Banks of the River” Banner

                                Dinner at 6:00

                                “Fabric Surprise” Activity

                                Show and Tell

                                Best Dressed Fisherman Challenge

                                Winner of Banner challenge

Saturday Sept. 9 – Late Arrival check in starting at 8:00

                                Sew on Your Own

                                Classes begin at 9:00 : Modern 9 Patch

                                                                            Crazy Quilt Block

                                                                             Day and Night

                                Lunch at 12:00 includes business meeting

                                Classes continue until 4:00

                                5:00 SD Quilt Documentation Presentation

                                6:00 Plated Dinner

                                Trunk Show and Raffle Quilt Drawing

Sunday Sept. 10 – Classes began at 9:00: Not Merely Sampler

                                                                                 Fabric Manipulation

                                Retreat ends at 12:00 – no noon meal

                                Safe Drive Home!

New officers were selected  to lead the South Dakota Quilt Guild. Phyllis is the new president, Donna is the treasurer and Royalee is the vice president.  Congratulations to them and thank you for your willingness to serve the Guild.