Friday, June 2, 2017

May Meeting Minutes and June Agenda

Ithaca Modern Quilt Guild Meeting Minutes
May 7, 2017
1.       Introductions and question of the Month—TBD?   What is your favorite, most productive  time for quilting.   

2.      Announcements/Updates:
*Troutlines – SPCA accepting items to auction, Steuben County, Pleasant Valley Winery; 6/2/2017, 6-9 pm.
*Next Sew-In Day, in July, Karen will check for availability, maybe try for a Sunday, if the space is available; Pat brought up the idea of using that time for teaching a class about something – Pet Portraits with Kim Stone.
*Logo Pins will be ordered
*Idea:  wedding ring quilts, Lori Benjamin, is doing more modern works, similar to Victoria Findley Wolf; the issue is to learn something new; Kim suggested looking at books, on-line courses, MQG block of the month, webinars; bring ideas to next month’s meeting. Craftsy, Angela Walters, free demos.
*Karen Kindle; quilt show; $15 fee for non- members, TC quilters guild, 10/7 & 8; entry open for two months, to register; can see quilts shown, 90% goes to quilter, 10% to guild, can sell gently used quilts, 50/50 split, items larger than 40”, silent small quilt auction, bags, dolls, fabric baskets; putting together electronic souvenir booklet; that guild has volunteered to do an hour presentation on modern quilts.
*Melissa had a question about having a group submission to the quilt show? Karen said she would have to ask the guild, she will get back to us. 
3.      Calendar of Activities—
4.      Transforming Tradition Projects – Sharon Hunt, picking up on Karen’s demo of applique, the group talked about sewing them all together and covering the whole thing with black and cutting out a design of some kind, stripes, graduated blocks.
5.      Demo 101: Karen taught reverse applique; Waugh, Craftsy; consider high contrast fabric
6.      Tool of the Month – hexi tool, fits perfect on a jelly roll, think ahead about pattern layout -  Sharon
7.       UFOs and Show and Tell:  Marian, hexagon blocks from blocks, vintage fabric,  made by someone else (rescue quilt);

8.      Flower quilts were on display and people shared their process.

June Agenda
June 4, 2017
  1. Introductions and question of the Month—TBD?    

  1. Announcements/Updates

  1. Calendar of Activities—more folks to sign up?

  1. Transforming Tradition Projects

  1. Demo 101

  1. Tool of the Month

  1. UFOs and Show and Tell

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