Thursday, January 20, 2022

 January 2022 Meeting Recap


On January 6th we had our annual business meeting.

Our Agenda was:

- Membership roster distribution to members in February

       update your contact information if needed, email will be sent to members with instructions

- 2021 Budget

        Review of budget documents emailed to members

- Leadership elections

- 2021 Challenge winner drawing.  Every member who complete a quarterly quilt challenge gets an entry to win a spot our Annual Retreat. Congratulations to Tracey Z! She will receive a free overnight stay at our 2022 Retreat.

- 2021 Workshop Review

        Hand dying : 10 slots - 7 registered

        Freestyling spirals : 20 slots - 19 registered

       Circular explorations : 20 slots - 18 registered

- 2021 Retreat was a success!

 LEADERSHIP ELECTIONS

Every January our members vote on the leadership positions. Leaders voted on for 1 year term with maximum of two tears in a position.

Big thank you for Barbara Cain for her work as Treasurer for the past 2 years.

Welcome to our leaders for 2022

President - Karen Womack

Treasurer - Jennifer Laverty

Programs - Mary Gregg

Membership - Gail Gausman

Social Media - Zsofia Molgaard

- Zoom Sewcials are held on the 3th Sunday every month 1pm - 3 pm. Members will receive an email with the link.

2022 Theme: Exploring Modern . Our quarterly challenges are 

          Q1 : MQG inspired design

          Q2 : Modern Negative Space

          Q3 : Modern Traditionalism

          Q4 : Free choice : I explored modern


Upcoming Zoom Workshop

   Walk the Talk and Quilt It with Sheri Cifaldi-Morrill

   Saturday, March 12 10 am- 5 pm


Our next in-person  meeting is on Sunday February 6th 1pm - 4pm. We hope to see you there!

Sunday, December 12, 2021

December 2021 Sew Day and Meeting Recap

 December Sew Day and Meeting Recap

 We held our last Sew Day and meeting of 2021 on December 4th. We had a full day of fun sewing, chatting, prizes and a Holiday gift exchange with a short meeting over lunch.






Meeting Announcements:

 - Our next Zoom sewcial is on December 19th 1pm-3pm. Link was emailed to members.

 - Our Theme for 2022 is : Exploring Modern. 

 - Consider Joining Leadership in 2022!

       You are invited to throw your hat in the ring for any of our leadership positions! Elections will be            held during our January 2022 Meeting.


Upcoming Shows & Exhibits:

 - The Modern Quilt Guild Annual Show / Phoenix, AZ 

    February 16-20 2022

-  Exhibit at The Westmoreland Museum of American Art, Greensburg PA

   Tina Williams Brewer / Cultivation: Journey of the Work 

          January 07, 2022 - April 17, 2022

  Stephen Towns : Declaration & Resistance

          January 30, 2022 - May 08, 2022

  -   Lines and Curves Virtual Workshop - Sheila Frampton Cooper 

        January 8 and 9, 2022 1 - 4 pm

        Hosted by Quilt Company East Guild  www.quiltcoeast.org

Our next workshop:

 -   Walk the Talk and Quilt it! Virtual Workshop with Sheri Cifaldi-Morrill hosted by our guild.

        Saturday, March 12, 2022 10 am - 5 pm.  Check back in early January for registration and costs.


Show us your 4th quarter challenge - Mini Quilts!  Each member who completed their challenge was entered in a drawing for a two-night stay at our 2022 Guild Retreat.










Show and Tell







Our January 2002 meeting is on Sunday, January 9th 2022 via Zoom.   
No program, this is a membership meeting to vote on the budget, 
elect officers, and other business.











Saturday, November 20, 2021

 November Meeting Recap


It was great to see our members in-person and on Zoom at our November meeting. 









Big Thank You goes out to The Stencil Company for their pop-up shop during the meeting. 





Our meeting topic was : Sewing Machine maintenance with Gerry Benton. Gerry showed us how to properly clean and maintain our machines. She recommended cleaning supplies and showed how to use them.



Announcements:

- Consider joining the Leadership Team in 2022! We need to fill the Membership Coordinator position. If interested please let us know.

- Our 4th quarterly challenge quilts are due at the December 4th meeting. Theme for this challenge is : Mini quilt.

- Zoom sewcials are back. Next sewcial is on November 21st 1-3 pm.


Programming Announcement: 

- Mark your calendar for a Virtual Workshop with Sheri Cifaldi-Morrill, "Walk the Talk and Quilt It"

March, 12 2022. More info coming soon.


Show and Tell

























Our next meeting is on Saturday December 4th in the Lyceum. It is our annual Holiday Party and All Day sew day. Come and sew with us 9am-9pm.

We hope to see you there!


Saturday, October 16, 2021


October Meeting Recap


 We met on October 3rd for our monthly guild meeting. The topic was Holiday Gift Planning.


Announcements:

Upcoming Events:

                  Saturday, October 23rd Zoom workshop - Brenda Gael Smith Part 1

                  Saturday, November 6th Zoom workshop - Brenda Gael Smith Part 2

                  Sunday, November 7th Guild meeting / Meeting topic: Sewing machine maintenance

                  Saturday December 4th Sew Day and Christmas Party 


Quarter 4 challenge quilt: Mini Quilt 

                Maximum 14 inches on longest side. Due at the December Sew Day. 


Zoom sewcials are back! Next Zoom sewcial is on Sunday, October 17th 1-3 PM. The Zoom link was previously emailed to members. We use the same link for all Zoom sewcials.


Consider leading a class in 2022! Share your skills! Karen can help you develop an idea, outline and handouts.


Quilt Show Calendar:

                   QuiltCon - Phoenix, AZ

                    February 17-20 2022

                    Registration is open.

                    Last day to enter a quilt is October 31st!


                   Local Quilt Show and Workshops

                   North Pittsburgh Quilt Guild: 2022 Show April 22-24 Check their website for details!

                   Cheryl Arkison workshop with Quilt Co East Guild, Zoom workshop on 

                      Saturday, October 23rd 10am-4PM.  Contact Quilt Company East Quilt Guild


Show and Tell
















Our next meeting is on Sunday, November 7th. We hope to see you there!