Monday, October 1, 2018

September Meeting Recap

On September 23rd we met at the Holy Spirit in Millvale for our monthly meeting. We had a pretty good turnout for the rescheduled meeting.

Michele talked about
  • the Toronto Modern Quilt Guild  invited our members to a workshop by Andrea Tsang-Jackson from 3rd Story Workshop in Toronto on October 3rd
  • some members signed up for the Michael Miller fabric challenge, they received their bundles to work with
We have a few ongoing challenges
  • Modern Minimalist Quilt challenge - due by the October meeting
  • nametag challenge - due by the November meeting
  • UFO 2018 finish along
Upcoming Programs  
  • Improv Piecing workshop with Amanda  (@sewsewlife) on October 13th, 10-4 at Holy Spirit in Millvale. Lunch will be provided. Cost for members : $30, non members: $35
  • Judi Robinson workshop in 2019. Date TBD
  • continue to send us meeting topic ideas and workshop ideas
We briefly talked about the new Modern Quilt Guild website. You have to re-register to use the site and take advantage of the webinars, free patterns, and to be part of different quilting interest groups.
Also the Modern Quilt Guild is organizing a mini quilt swap for its members around the world if you are interested sign-ups are open in October.
QuiltCon quilt show submissions are open till November 30th 2018.

We had a technique workshop during our meeting. Members learned how to:
  • inset circles by Amanda
  • sew y-seams / partial seams by Michele
  • make / use bias tape by Sandy
  • sew zippers by Zsofia

Show and tell

Minimalist Quilt Challenge

We hope to see you on the October 6th meeting. We meet in Millvale at the Holy Spirit Church.

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