Sackville Threaders Guidelines
GUIDELINES FOR SACKVILLE THREADERS QUILT GUILD
The objectives of the Guild are:
1.0 To promote quilting by providing a forum for quilters to meet, exchange ideas and develop
technical skills and artistic expression.
2.0 To organize quilting workshops and seminars.
3.0 To develop and promote the quilting work of all members
4.0 To participate in community projects when feasible.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
The Sackville Threaders Quilt Guild operates under the umbrella of a Board of Directors which
is made up of the Executive members of the Guild : President, Vice- President, Secretary,
Treasurer and The Standing Committees. ( Program, Workshop, Membership, Librarian, CQA
Representative and Historian. }
1.0 A membership fee of $25 will be paid annually at the first meeting in September Current
members will have up to and including the first meeting in October to renew their
membership. After this date members from the waiting list and new members have the
opportunity to join.
2.0 The membership quota is set at 60 members. This number is dictated by the size of our
The Guild meets on the 1st and 3rd Monday of the month from 7pm to 9pm at Sackville
Heights Community Center. The space is sub-leased from Silver and Gold. There are no
meetings in July and August.
The first meeting is a Business meeting. The 3rd Monday is an activity night, where there may
be a scheduled program or members may work on their own projects.
There are no meetings scheduled for calendar holidays. When a business meeting is
cancelled it will be held on the next activity night.
Members will receive an e-mail or phone call when a meeting is cancelled. If schools are
cancelled in HRM the center is closed and any meeting scheduled for that night is
PROGRAMS / WORKSHOPS
A program is scheduled for each business meeting night. Activity night may have some
preplanned activities as well and members are invited to work on their own projects.
Workshops are held on Saturdays at the Centre and because of the size of the space can
accommodate from 14 to 17 people depending on the type of workshop. The fee is $10 for a
guild member and $15 for non- guild participants. Occasionally, when copyright is involved,
you will be expected to purchase a pattern.
When required, other arrangements can be made to accommodate larger numbers.
Books can be borrowed for a period of one month; from one business meeting to the next
business meeting. We do not subscribe to magazines as they tend to date themselves. The
exception is the CQA magazine which can be borrowed from the library.
The Historian keeps a record of our membership. Executive and Standing Committees and
events in pictorial form accompanied with a narrative of what is happening.
The nominating committee is made up of an Executive member and a
member of the general membership. The committee is established in December to prepare
for an election in May.
Our guild year is from September to June and the fiscal year is from May 1st in one year to
April 30th in the next year. Our new executive will chair the June Meeting. The annual general
meeting is held in May and includes elections ,an annual report from the Board and a