Saturday, November 19, 2022

 November Meeting Recap

 Announcements:

-We have a new Guild Committee - Tech Team. Thank you Anne George, Cheryl Hayes, Bernie Kovak and Karen Sandorf for helping the guild as the Tech Team

-Zoom meeting option will continue

-Upcoming election of officers:
  Both President and Social Media positions are vacant for 2023. Judy Irvin will serve as our Election          Officer. Members interested serving as an officer on the leadership team please contact Judy before            December 4th.
  Election will be held at our January meeting.

-Sew Day and Holiday Celebration is on Saturday, December 3rd. Join us anytime between 9am-8pm. We will host a Holiday Ornament Exchange.
Pot Luck Luncheon, 12-2pm.  
 
 - Our QuiltCon Community Outreach quilt is finished! Huge Thank You to Michele Krugh for designing, planning and executing our quilt.
Big Thanks to Sandra Schott for long arm quilting our quilt.
Shout out to all members who worked on the quilt.

- Final Quarterly challenge quilts due by the January meeting.

Our November Programming  : Round Robin Finishing your Quilts
-Facing your quilt - Vivian Benton
-Self binding your quilt - Cheryl Hayes
-Blocking and squaring your quilts - Karen Womack
-Machine binding - Gail Gausman
-Hanging sleeves - Zsofia Molgaard
-Documenting your quilts with labels - Mary Gregg


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Our next meeting is on Saturday, December 3rd 9am-8pm. It is our annual December sew day. We hope to see you there. 





Sunday, October 9, 2022

 October 2022 Meeting Recap

Announcements:

-New Guild Committee - Tech Team

                  We are looking for 3 or more volunteers to support the zoom meetings with;                                                  setting up equipment, welcoming participants, responding chat surveys etc.

                  Training will be provided! If interested please reach out to leadership.

- QuiltCon registration is open.   QuiltCon 2023 - Atlanta, Georgia February 23-26 / more information is at the MQG website 

-MQG Sessions, a virtual conference with 20 workshops and lectures, is October 13-16. Sign up is open on the MQG website.

-Our Charity Quilt is ready for binding and label. We are looking for a volunteer to finish our quilt.

-PA National Quilt Extravaganza : we had 20 quilts on display, see below











Our October Meeting focused on bag making. 

Karen talked about :

                               -different styles of bags, 

                               -fabric choices

                               -interfacing

                              -zippers and

 Charelee talked about:

                              -how to use specialty fabrics

                              - how to use grommets

                              -how to upcycle leather and other materials

Karen and Charelee thank you so much for a very informative presentation. 


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Our next meeting is on November 6th at 1 pm. 

Topic:   Finishing your quilt.  Demos on binding, facing,  labels, hanging sleeves etc.

We hope to see you there.


 September Meeting Recap


We dedicated our September meeting to work on our 2023 QuiltCon Charity Outreach quilt, designed by Michele K.  Members assembled and distributed block kits in August. Completed blocks were returned and we sewed the quilt top together.

 Thank you for all members who showed up and helped out.

Our quilt will be entered in the QuiltCon chapter display and offered for sale, with the proceeds directed to a charity in the Atlanta area.  QuiltCon, the Modern Quilt Guild's annual conference, will be held February 23-26, 2023 in Atlanta. Visit QuiltCon 2023 for more information.










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Our next meeting is on Sunday, October 2nd. We hope to see you there!