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
- Melanie and Betsy have quilts in Houston
- Rayna’s 3rd book came out. Diane and Rachel have quilts in the book.
- 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
- 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!
Started quilting in 2011
East West (pattern for Cloud9)
Momentum (the comfy couch quilt)
Rally (MQG pattern of month Feb ‘16)
Raffle #2-MaryJane and Merrie guessed correct! 37 notions in the jar
Show & Tell
Mark- Halloween quilt for friend
Island chain done /Alison Glass jelly roll
Witch’s hat(tricker than you think, but super cute!! )
Anne- Victoria Findlay Wolfe pillow cover
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)
Diane- friend’s clean out=her gain
Carla- display gone awry 90×110. Quilted by diane
Janita- ‘Immigrant’ from Melissa Averinos class
Meg- baby quilt for cousin from grandma
We will see you November 19 @ 7:15. 65 Bowden Rd, Cedar Grove, 07009
Where are you meeting now that Rock Paper closed?
We still have spaces available in both the lecture/book signing and workshops with Brandon Mably. Thought some of your members might be interested. Take a look at our website.