Sunday, May 5, 2013

More Info on Topics Discussed at May 5th Meeting

Please speak up if we missed anything --

Bobbin storage ideas; plastic tubing, foam toe separators, plastic spiral binders, and others; (Bonnie Hunter's site) -- oodles of free scrap quilt patterns and tips, including her "leaders and enders" system, scrap user's system, etc;.

Jacquie Gering of Tallgrass Prairie Studio;

SewGreen in Ithaca -- selling "pre-loved" fabric/yarn/thread, etc;

Folding a fat quarter (watch the video at the end of the blog post -- sorry about the ad);

Folding fabric;

Pat's method of using comic book boards for folding and storing fabric;

Women Swimmin' -- one of the IMQG members showed off a great quilt to be raffled?auctioned?;

The Modern Quilt Guild website -- includes info on SewDown Philadelphia;

The Mountain Laurel Quilt Guild in Wellsboro, PA is having Gyleen Fitzgerald as a guest speaker at their May 17th meeting (free -- everyone welcome). The lecture is "The Art of Color Blending". Her workshop (Going in Circles -- learn two techniques to achieve "perfect stress-free curves without piecing") on Saturday May 18th may have a few openings. Contact Anya for details;

MLQG is also sponsoring a bus trip to Quilt Odyssey in Hershey on July 26th. Signups for non-MLQG members will begin on May 18th. Contact Anya if interested.

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