March 2016 Meeting Recap!!!


Hey all!!! March was such a fun meeting!  Thanks to all who participated in the Pin cushion Swap, and also thank you to Diane Fama for a BEAUTIFUL trunk show!!!

For those who couldn’t be there, here are a few announcements to remember and things to look out for:

Mini Quilts for the Paper Bag Mini Swap will be due at our next meeting which is now Thursday, April 28th at 7:15PM. Please note the date and time change.

Melissa Averinos will be coming to lecture and teach a workshop!!! We are VERY excited 🙂 ! The lecture will be held Friday, May 13th in the evening, and the Workshop, Making Faces, will be Saturday, May 14th, 10-5PM. More information to come on sign ups and all that good stuff! Go and check out her work at her website to see what she’s all about!

Wishing everyone attending the Cross Roads Retreat and the Mid Atlantic MOD retreat a fantastic time!!

Also, the New Jersey Shop Hop will be starting soon and the theme is Earth day! There are projects located at various stores around NJ that you can collect and make and drumroll please……. there are tons of really awesome fun PRIZES!!! WOOO!!! It’s a great way to visit and support a whole bunch of other LQS’s around NJ, and the road trips are fun too 🙂

Here is Rock Paper Scissors’s sneak peek of their Shop Hop project: a quilted rug!


 BRING ON THE PIN CUSHIONS for the Swap! Green for St. Patrick’s Day! 


Here is a peek into Diane’s amazing trunk show!!! 



and of course… show & tell!!!!

and lucky me!!! I received my Mini early!! made by Stella Singleton! :):):):):) 


See you all April 28th at 7:15PM!!!


** Date Change for 2016 April NJMQG Guild Meeting **

** Date Change for April Meeting **

Due to unforeseen circumstances, our 2016 April NJMQG Guild Meeting Date will be changed from Thursday, April 21st to Thursday, April 28th at 7:15pm. Please make note of the date change. Also, as announced at the 2016 March meeting, our meetings will now begin at 7:15 p.m.
We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and thank you all in advance for your understanding in this matter.

If you are participating in the Paper Bag Mini Swap, you have an extra week to work on it! 🙂

Reminder: March 2016 Meeting this Thursday!

March 2016 Meeting This Thursday!

• Our March meeting is this Thursday, March 17th, 2016 at 7pm at our new location:

~ Community Church of Cedar Grove, 65 Bowden Road, Cedar Grove, NJ 07009

• Please park in the large lot in the back and use the side entrance to come in.

• Feel free to arrive about 15 minutes early.

• Please remember, you do not have to bring a chair.

Important: Please check in  first at the Check-In table before going into the main area where the meeting takes place.

MEMBER TRUNK SHOW continues: Diane F. is the next featured NJMQG Member in our Member Trunk Show Series for 2016!

• FREE table: Please bring in quilty / sewing related items you are no longer using/would like to pass along (books, fabric, thread, patterns, notions, etc). If it does not get taken by the end of the meeting, please take it home with you.

• Library: Consider borrowing from our NJMQG Library. If you have borrowed a book from our library, please remember to return it to Kelly C. at this meeting.

 • March 2016 GREEN Pincushion SWAP: The Green Pincushions are due at this meeting. You still have time to make one! Check out this link for details and inspiration! Swaps are for NJMQG members only.

• Refreshments: Please consider bringing a light refreshment to share at the meeting. If you are able to do so, please let us know by commenting on this blog post.

 Please bring your name tag to the meeting. If you do not have a name tag, we can arrange a partner swap- please see any one of the NJMQG Executive Board Officers (Daniela, Amy, Tracy, Annette, or Kourtney). As always, please bring anything you may have for Show and Tell!

See you on Thursday!