Hey ya’ll! New year, new you? Same you, different year? Does it all still feel like Blursday?

Let’s hang out this Thursday for our guild meeting and catch up.

Our Zoom guild meeting is 1/21/21. The meeting is wherever YOU are.

We’ll open it up at our usual 7pm to visit & we’ll start at 7:15

My email with the ZOOM call in details will come soon. 

If you haven’t already – don’t forget to send your photos to Programs@njmqg.com, with “Show & Tell” in the subject line…

You should have received an email from our Programs team with a template: 21 Crafty Goals for 2021 from the kraftyplanner.com. Print it out for the meeting, brainstorm some ideas and we’ll add to it at the meeting.

We are looking forward to seeing you!

If you would like to be a guest at our meeting this month, please email us for the Zoom information.

Thanks so much & SEE you Thursday!!


December 17th Meeting Recap

Happy Holidays! We a fun festive crowd of about 50 people join in Thursday night for our Annual Holiday Party meeting. We had a very busy night with lots of pretty quilty things, so lets take a look.

Guild Business

  • MQG UpdatesMembership renewal will be coming in January. Current members will receive an email with all the information and a link to PayPal.
  • Quiltcon Community Quilt – Margy updated us that the quilt is currently with Krishma for quilting.
  • Charity Updates – Elinore, our coordinator, dropped off 81 pillowcases to Giving Hope Network. Collecting for charity is ongoing. If you have a quilt or pillowcases you would like to donate, please contact Elinore.

Programs Updates

Tara Faughnan Workshop – Elaine Bronner informed us that the Brownstone Quilters Guild has openings in the Color Interaction Workshop from Tara Faughnan. The date is Saturday, January 16th and the cost is $60 for nonmembers. Click on the link to register.

Final UFO Challenge

And our final UFO winner is Sarah! She won a copy of the Cotton & Steel Coloring book.

This concludes our 2020 UFO Challenge. If you wish to continue challenging yourself to complete your projects, check out American Patchwork and Quilting’s annual challenge.

2020 Mini Quilt Challenge

To conclude this year, we ask members to make a mini quilt of what 2020 meant to them. We received the following entries.

Thank you to all who participated and the interesting stories behind each one.

Show & Tell

Elfster Swap

It was fun to watch the live opening, then each person went through and described what they received. The following are all the pictures we received ahead of time of most of the gifts.

What a fantastic job everyone did! That concludes the 2020 North Jersey Modern Quilt Guild year!

We would like to wish you all a Happy and Healthy Holiday Season! We look forward to seeing you over Zoom (and hopefully in person) next year!

Next Guild meeting is Thursday, January 21, 2021 @ 7:15pm