Thursday, May 23, 2013

Are You Up For A Challenge???

I happened to run across this challenge at Ellison Lane Quilts.  Are you up for a challenge???  Check it out and let's talk about it at our meeting on June 2nd!

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.

Today's May's Meeting!

May 5, 2013 Meeting
Discussion Topic: Storage - held over from last meeting 
Discussion on next 3 months of Meeting Agendas 
Discussion about joining the national Modern Quilt Guild. ( Here is the MQG Presentation, you will need to sign in with your name and email, but it is free)
Orphan Fabric Day (bring fabric that you have fallen out of love and trade with someone else)

Art Grid Quilt - Starry Night Update

Show and Tell - Maybe a little slower this month! ;)