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OUR GUILD:

Situated on the beautiful Kapiti Coast of New Zealand we are a diverse group of quilters and fibre artists with the love of quilting as the thread which brings us together. Meetings are held twice a month at Waikanae Bridge Rooms, 27 Elizabeth Street, Waikanae. This means we have both a day and an evening meeting to suit the needs of all members. Interesting speakers, Show and Tell and helpful hints mean we are always inspired at our meetings over the year. Day meetings are held on the third Tuesday of the month at 10a.m. Evening meetings are held on the first Thursday of the month at 7.15pm. Next meeting dates are advertised in the relevant section of the website - see sidebar navigation.

Membership of the guild from 2022 will cost $40 per annum with a $5 discount if paid by May 31st each year and can be paid in cash to the treasurer (Maree Luckman) at meetings, but preferably through internet banking -

Account: 01-1167-0013764-00. New members be sure to put your name in for reference and fill in a membership form to give to a committee member at your next meeting or email to kcqmembership@gmail.com

You must complete the Membership Form and return to the membership secretary by your next meeting so that we have your contact details to add you to the membership list. This can be downloaded here KCQ Membership Form.pdf

The first subscription for members who join:

- between August and October will be 66% of the normal annual subscription (rounded to the nearest dollar $23 in 2021 and $26 in 2022);

- between November and March will be 33% of the normal annual subscription (rounded to the nearest dollar $12 in 2021 and $13 in 2022).


Visitors are welcome to our monthly meetings- people can attend two free sessions but are then expected to become members if they wish to participate further.

OTHER ACTIVITIES:

Classes are held throughout the year where we can learn new techniques or 'relearn' them as the case may be. Classes cost $30 for members or $50 for non members where spaces are available.

Community Quilts Group - Our Community Quilts project makes quilts which are available when a crisis or time of hardship happens in the community. These quilting days are held every two months on a Saturday from 10am - about 2.30pm but you can attend for all or part of this time.

Your Committee

The AGM is held in June and a committee of up to 10 are elected to run the organisation. In 2021 - 2022 your committee are:

Denise Keen 0272003261 Convenor kapiticoastquilts@gmail.com

Chris Bongiovanni 905 5108 Immediate Past Convenor

Sandy White 293 6975 Secretary & Community Quilts secretary.Kapitiquilts@gmail.com

Maree Luckman 0211754787 Treasurer treasurer.kapiticoastquilts@gmail.com

Jill Hammonds 021344253 Website & Newsletter Editor kcqeditor@gmail.com

Jeanne Boland 293 1637 Library kcqlibrary@gmail.com

Kathy Petrie 021 030 5988 Raffles kcqraffles@gmail.com

Kay Mills 299 3693 Hospitality & Membership secretary kcqmembershipsecretary@gmail.com

Pamela van Velzen 0226575967 Classes & Speakers kcqclasses@gmail.com

Pat Webster 021 609 129 Classes & Speakers kcqclasses@gmail.com

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