Reminder: Guild Meeting – NEW LOCATION & Guest speaker

Reminder: Guild Meeting – NEW LOCATION & Guest speaker

WHEN: Thursday, JULY 18th, 2019

LOCATION: Wayne Public Library – Meeting Room B; 461 Valley Rd. Wayne, NJ 07470

Time: 7:15 pm – 9:00 pm

  • Interested in joining board members and Linda for dinner before the lecture? We’ll be treating our guest, the rest of us are on our own, but we’d love your company in welcoming her…WHEN/WHERE: 5:15pm @ Taste of Tuscany, 315 Valley Rd, Wayne NJ 07470. Then we’ll head over to set up at 6:30

Lecture From Linda Seward: MODERN VS. CONTEMPORARY QUILTS

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This talk features the work of over 35 textile artists who are making exciting Contemporary and Modern art quilts. Linda will define what a Modern quilt is, and illustrate how it differs from a Contemporary quilt by comparing examples of similar styles/designs. By the end of the talk you’ll be able to differentiate between them quite easily. Photographs and detailed close-ups will explore the diversity of work being created today by both types of quilters.

Lecture Cost: Free for members and non-members


THIS MONTH: We’ll have a quick welcome before the lecture which will last about 45min with a Q&A afterwards, and then a bit of guild housekeeping before we leave.

**if you own a copy of one of Linda’s books make sure to bring them for her to sign

There will be NO show and tell this month & the lecture is open to the public since we will be at the library…see you THURSDAY!!

REMEMBER TO BRING:

  • Refreshments
  • Name Tag

UPCOMING:

August 10th – Block Printing – Sign ups OPEN

For August Meeting Thursday 8/15 – Show & Tell, send photos to programs@njmqg.com for the slide show a week beforehand if you are gifting an item that you won’t be able to show at this months meeting. **We will be back at the LDS church

September Meeting:

  • Postcard Swap w/ CMQG DUESign ups OPEN: please sign up if you are interested – we need a certain number to participate
  • Forget Me Not foundation items DUE – Kelly has asked for help in making/collecting items. Please contact her directly for info.

November 6-10: Diane’s retreat, Sign ups OPEN. Contact her directly with questions.

Hope you had a great month – see you soon!

August Block Printing Workshop

Member Led Block Printing Workshop

Join the NJMQG for a member led block printing workshop. Rachel will walk you through the basics of block printing and show you carving techniques.  You will have the afternoon to bring your designs to life and leave with the knowledge to continue practicing your new love of block printing at home.

Time: August 10th, 2019 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Location: Tom Carroll Scenery 25 Pollock Ave. Jersey City, NJ 07305

Registration

NJMQG member Block Printing

Block Printing Workshop

$47.00

Non-member Block Printing Workshop

Non-member Block Printing

$52.00

Lecture from Linda Seward: Modern vs. Contemporary Quilts

Join NJMQG for a guest lecture by
Linda Seward: Modern vs. Contemporary Quilts
Thursday July 18th. 

Contemporary and Modern Art Quilters
This talk features the work of over 35 textile artists who are making exciting Contemporary and Modern art quilts. Linda will define what a Modern quilt is, and illustrate how it differs from a Contemporary quilt by comparing examples of similar styles/designs. By the end of the talk you’ll be able to differentiate between them quite easily. Photographs and detailed close-ups will explore the diversity of work being created today by both types of quilters.

Date: July 18, 2019

Time: 7:15 pm – 9:00 pm

Location: Wayne Public Library – Meeting Room B.
461 Valley Rd. Wayne, NJ 07470

Cost: Free for members and non-members

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Linda Seward has been doing needlework, sewing and handicrafts all her life. She developed her knowledge of quilting through editing dozens of books on both sides of the Atlantic and by making her own quilts. She has written twelve quilting books, including The Complete Book of Patchwork, Quilting and Appliqué, considered by many to be “the Bible” of quilt making techniques. Her most recent quilt book, entitled The Ultimate Guide to Art Quilting, was published in 2014. Linda has appeared on television and radio shows, and has judged numerous quilt shows around the world. She lectures internationally on quilt making, and works as a freelance writer, editor and quilt judge. She has had a regular column in The Quilter magazine for 16 years, and also writes for other magazines. Linda lives in London and Oxfordshire with her husband and three children.