October 2017 Guild meeting

Can I just say, what a great meeting! There were times when I was listening so intently that I almost forgot to take pictures! Thanks to everyone who came!

59 members and 4 guests joined us. 

Margy with….Member News



  • Oct 21&22- Open studio 1-5:00 at Manufacturer’s village.  356 Glenwood Ave, East Orange. 
  • Until Oct 29- Quilters of Color at Westbeth Gallery. More info here
  • Nov 1- Brandon Mably at Quilt Tree. More info here 
  • Nov 11&12- Brownstone show-Diane’s retreat- Art Trail/studio tour in Bridgeport, CT (Denyse Schmidt) 
  • Gotham Quilts new space 
  • Riverdale public library has quilt display


  • Overview of what’s coming up
  • Survey results-54 responses
  • Quick tip-try board basting technique
  • Paint chip mini swap. 15 swapped. Great job everyone! 
  • Mid Atlantic Mod cancelled


  • 75 pillowcases donated to Stuffed Suitcase Program
  • 9 quilts finished heading to Quilts of Compassion 

Raffle #1

  • Congrats Rolanda! You sat in the lucky chair!


Thank you to Beth/RPS for all that she did for NJMQG and good luck in DC!

Trunk Show-Melanie 

Started quilting in 2011

East West (pattern for Cloud9)


Green Peek

Measure (in Quiltcon mag)

Momentum (the comfy couch quilt)

Rally (MQG pattern of month Feb ‘16) 


Window #1

Trill (class on October 21)


Raffle #2-MaryJane and Merrie guessed correct! 37 notions in the jar

Show & Tell

Emily- quilt for mom

Mark- Halloween quilt for friend

Island chain done /Alison Glass jelly roll

Sue-Bar mitzvah present

Marika- Carolyn Friedlander

Witch’s hat(tricker than you think, but super cute!! )

Anne- Victoria Findlay Wolfe pillow cover

Mini quilt auction piece

Inspired by challenge- painter Alma Thomas

Penny- ‘Summer Bounty’Inspired by challenge- Matisse 

Andrea- Jessica Skultety improv orange peel class 

Mary- inspired by challenge- Matisse (hand appliqué)

Mark Lipinski class 

Diane- friend’s clean out=her gain

Carla- display gone awry 90×110. Quilted by diane

Janita- ‘Immigrant’ from Melissa Averinos class

Betsy Paper piecing class

Tracy-scrap buster 

Meg- baby quilt for cousin from grandma

Michelle’s Market Tote class


Plum awesome 

We will see you November 19 @ 7:15.  65 Bowden Rd, Cedar Grove, 07009