February 20 Guild Meeting Recap

Welcome to February! The groundhog didn’t see his shadow this year and I think he got it right.

Guild Business

We had a light meeting this month with 28 in attendance. Many of course had made their way to Houston for Quiltcon.

A ‘Welcome!’ letter was sent out to those members completed the registration process. It contains the new password to the members only section of the website. If you are paid up and did not receive the letter let us know.

Start Bringing your $1 bills!

Starting in March will begin holding meeting raffles with chances to win cool quilting prizes! You won’t want to miss out on the action.

MQGQ – Modern Classics Challenge

The MQG is going back in time to re-release some of our favorite patterns of the month and we are inviting you to join in for a chance to have a quilt included in a special exhibit for QuiltCon 2021 in Atlanta!

Visit themoderquiltguild.com for complete details on how to participate.

Workshop Recap

On January 25 we had member led workshops by Betsy Vinegard and Sue Erdreich. Betsy taught paper piecing using the pattern “My First Alphabet” from Diane Bohn at fromblakpages.com

Sue provided a class on color theory and improv piecing.

Notan Exercise

Based on the Black and White issue of Curated Quilts Magazine, Kathy led us in an exercise doing Notan.

Programs

First up, UFO challenges progress makers for the month of February.

And the raffle winner for this months UFO challenge was Terri!

Next month for the March meeting you are to work on UFO #9!

Or pick any UFO, work on it and show us your progress to be eligible for the drawing!

Other Reminders for March Meeting

Block Lotto Blocks due! If you need a copy of the directions, email programs.

We will be having a member led workshop on Saturday, March 28th making the ‘Not Your Basic Blue Bag’ with Janet VanTreurun.

Programs for 2020

A complete listing of the balance of the years speakers was passed out during the meeting. Copies will be available at the March meeting. Or keep an eye on the calendar on the website. The overview is:

  • April – Debbie Grifka
  • June Carol Lyles Shaw
  • August – Merrie Ford
  • October – Annabel Wrigley

Show and Tell

Debby Coats with her paper pieced block and Swedish star.

Jeanine Bowen with ‘All Stars’

Margy with star quilt sample

Debby Siccardi with baby hexie pillow.

Sallie with her Mystery Quilt.

Rachel with Ice Dyed Napkins.

Ameri with Meadowland.

See you next month!

Jennifer – Secretary

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