Spring Tea Party

April 13, 2020

Chairperson: Lizzette

The English Spring Tea is just around the corner! Be sure to get your tickets at a meeting. The $5 price includes a ticket for the grand prize drawing (surprise) that will be held during the tea. Please bring an item, textile or otherwise, that has a family story you would be willing to share with the group. 

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  • Room accommodations for spending the night are NOT included.
  • You DO NOT have to rent a room in order to participate.
  • If want to spend the night, hotel room accommodations must be made on an individual basis directly with the hotel.
  • If you rent a room, you MUST ALSO pay the $60 retreat fee. 
  • Non Calico members may be invited but they MUST BE AQG members. This will be checked at sign up.
  • A minimum of 20 must sign up to make it a go. If the minimum sign up is not met, the $30 deposit will be returned to you.
  • If you have to cancel, Calico WILL NOT refund you money even if it is just your deposit. You are, however, free to ask another Calico member or a non-Calico AQG member to take your place. Financial arrangements for that person to pay you for the slot are your responsibility. 
  • You are encouraged to bring and share your favorite snacks.
  • If you have special dietary needs, please provide your own food.
  • Water will be provided. 
  • If you have appointments or other commitments that may take you away from the retreat for a few hours, that is not a problem. 
  • The room will comfortably accommodate 30 sewing stations.
  • Irons, ironing boards, cutting mats/tables and design walls will be supplied and you may bring your own. 

AQG Spring Meeting

April 25, 2020

Wickenburg, AZ

Calico is responsible for making name tags and setting up gift baskets. Details to follow. 

Tractor Supply Tote Cover Class

Monday, February 24th

Taught by Mary Munsch


  • 3 different fabrics or you can use 2
  • Store bought Tote Bag
  • Main Fabric - outer front and back
  • Accent fabric - sides 
  • Focus fabric - pocket
  • Interfacing - enough to cover all pieces.
  • Thread to match

Note: measure your tote's flat surfaces and add about 2" all around each surface to calculate yardage required.

Calico Cut-Ups 

 June 15th thru June 18th, 2020

Chaired by Doreen G. and Mary M.

Time:            7:00 am - 12 am on  June 15th-17th; 8 am - 2 pm on June 18th
Place:           Holiday Inn Express, 16540 N.  Bullard Avenue,  Surprise
Cost:             $60.00 Per Person For 4 Days Of Sewing  
Meals:          Fee includes dinner on Wednesday evening
Deposit:       $30 to hold your space is due by May 25th
Balance:       Due no later than 6 p.m, Friday, June 6th

Payment:     Checks or cash only taken at Calico meetings