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

MQG

Happenings

  • 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

Sarah/Programs

  • 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

Rachel/Charity

  • 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!

Kathy/VP

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)

Peek


Green Peek


Measure (in Quiltcon mag)

Momentum (the comfy couch quilt)

Rally (MQG pattern of month Feb ‘16) 

Mend


Window #1


Trill (class on October 21)

Flounce 

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


Karen-Orbit


Plum awesome 

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

-A

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