Friday, June 1, 2012

Save the Date: Sunday, July 8, 2012

Save the Date: Announcing the Pittsburgh Modern Quilt Guild's Second General Meeting and First Quilt Block Challenge

Date: Sunday, July 8, 2012
Time: 1:00-4:00 PM
Location: The Pittsburgh Project (2801 North Charles Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15214)
Cost: $5 (This fee will be used to cover the cost of space rental and will be deducted from membership dues for those who choose to join the Guild)

1. The General Meeting
The General Meeting will be an opportunity to recap the first meeting, review and vote on drafted Guild bylaws, and elect Guild Leadership. (Please stay tuned as the draft of the bylaws will be posted to the blog for review no later than June 8, 2012. A call for leadership nominees will also be posted soon.)

2. The Quilt Block Challenge
The first-ever QuiltCon will take place February 21-24, 2013 in Austin, Tx.
The first-ever quilt block challenge for the Pittsburgh Modern Quilt Guild will be the QuiltCon quilt block challenge. Please bring your sewing machines and join us as we construct quilt blocks that reflects what modern quilting means to each of us.

Please follow these links to learn more about block challenge rules and helpful information provided by the MQG.
Quilt Block Challenge information  (Includes the overview, rules, and links to online fabric shops selling fabric bundles for the challenge)
Modern Quilt Guild's Quilt Block Challenge Guidelines (Includes great information on color, fabric, and design)
Quilt Block Challenge Flickr Group (Photos of blocks being entered into the challenge)

Please note: This is only a save the date announcing our next general meeting. More information about the meeting will be posted soon including the drafted bylaws written and reviewed by five people who attended the first meeting and information about the Guild Leadership elections.

Please feel free to email if you have any questions based on the provided information above.

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