Reminder: July 2016 Meeting this Thursday!

• Our July meeting is this Thursday, July 21, 2016 at 7:15pm at the  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.


• Pulse Quilt Blocks:  If you have signed up to make a block or blocks for the Pulse Quilts, they are due at this meeting. Please hand them in at the Check-In table and highlight your name on the Pulse Quilt Block sign up sheet.


Do you have a quick quilting/sewing related tip to share with our group? If so, please come prepared to talk about it at our meeting.



As always:

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.


Member Corner: Many of our members have their own creative businesses and services to offer. There will be a table at each meeting designated for members to leave their business cards, class/workshop lists, postcards, etc. This is a great way to get the word out about what you have to offer!


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.


• 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, Annette, Kourtney, or Stella). As always, please bring anything you may have for Show and Tell! 

See you on Thursday!

July 2016 Happenings!

Hello, everyone! Hope you are all having a nice summer!

On behalf of the new board, we thank you for trusting us to lead the way for our fabulous guild this year. We met for the first time this week and we are planning on making this our best year yet!

Here are some announcements/updates:

Denyse Schmidt visits New Jersey!

Denyse will be teaching a Free Wheeling Single Girl Quilt Workshop on Saturday, July 23, 2016! Please contact Rock Paper Scissors for details!


Kaffe Fassett visits New Jersey!

Kaffe will be giving an Inspiration Lecture on Sunday, September 25th. Please click here for information and click here to register for the lecture.

Kaffe Fassett Mini Quilt Challenge: Pennington Quilt Works is hosting a Summer Mini Quilt Challenge showcasing his fabrics. Please click here for information.


Update on Pulse Charity Quilts:

The blocks for the Pulse Quilts will be collected at the July 2016 Meeting. Thank you to all who are able to contribute. We still need one person to assemble the back of one quilt. Please email njmqginfo at gmail dot com to help out. All volunteer spots filled. Thank you!


July 2016 Meeting: Do you have a quick quilting/sewing related tip to share with our group? If so, please come prepared to share about it at our July guild meeting!


 

Quilts for Pulse Volunteers needed

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Thank you to those who were able to sign up to make blocks for the Pulse Charity quilts. Those blocks are due by the July 2016 guild meeting date (July 21st). We will need volunteers for the following to complete two quilts. The final size of each quilt will be about 50 x 60″.

  • Spot Filled! 1 Quilt Top: ONE volunteer needed to assemble heart blocks into one quilt top.
  • 2 Quilt Backs: TWO One spot filled! We now need ONE volunteer to assemble the back of the other quilt.
  • Both Spots Filled! 2 Quilts to Quilt: TWO volunteers needed to quilt the quilts. The guild will provide the batting. The quilting does not have to be fancy or complex!

Please email njmqginfo@gmail.com if you can help. This post will be updated as spots get filled.

The blocks/materials will be handed out at the July guild meeting. We would like the quilted quilts (without binding or labels) due back by the August meeting date (August 18th). If you would like to participate, but will not be at the July or August guild meetings, please specify that in your email and we will figure out logistics.

Thank you!