Saturday, September 28, 2019

Fall Workshop - Making Faces with Melissa Averinos

We have a really fun fall workshop scheduled with Melissa Averinos!

We will kick off with a presentation by Melissa:
Date: Friday, September 27th
Time: 7pm - 9pm
Location: St. John of Cumberland, 311 Cumberland Rd, Pittsburgh, PA 15237
The presentation is free and open to the public!

On Saturday Melissa will lead an all-day workshop to teach us her Making Faces technique.
Date: Saturday, September 28th
Time: 9am - 3:30pm
Location: St. John of Cumberland, 311 Cumberland Rd, Pittsburgh, PA 15237
Sign up here!

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We hope to see you at these events! Please remember to pay your 2019/2020 dues if you register for the workshop with member pricing.

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

September Meeting Recap

Our September meeting topic was: Copyright in the quilting world 
Presented by Ryan Miller / The Webb Law Firm

We had a very informative discussion on how to protect our work and intellectual properties. There were lots of great questions from members.  

Sign up is still open for our Fall workshop:

North Pittsburgh Guild will host a Workshop on Wednesday, October 2nd 9am-3pm at the St. John's Lutheran Church (Cumberland Rd) 
Cory Pepper - Two blocks are better than one
To register, contact:
Stacy Koehler:
Kelly Gascoine :

Our quilt exhibits are displayed at the Pennsylvania National Quilt Extravaganza.
-Pop Art
-Collection of members quilts

QuiltCon 2020
will be held in Austin, TX  / February 20-23
Featured quilter is Victoria Findlay Wolfe

Show entries close on November 30th.
there are 2 challenge categories:
- Stripe challenge / sponsored by American Patchwork and Quilting
- Indah Batik Me+You Challenge
See full details on the MQG website under Challenges section.

Guild Challenge quilt information:
Block packets will be available at the October meeting. Blocks will be sewn together to create the quilt and top at the December sew day on Saturday December 7th.

Our 2020 Retreat is booked!

Our wholecloth challenge quilts were due at the September meeting. 

Our last challenge for the year was announced at the meeting: Handwork!
Create a quilt using predominantly hand work
-Hand piecing
-Hand applique
-Hand embroidery

Have Fun!
Quilts are due at the December 7th meeting. Retreat raffle will also occur at the Dec. meeting.

Show and Tell

Our next meeting date is Sunday, October 6th. Our topic will be hand work. We will have a Hand work round robin featuring: EPP, hand applique and hand embroidery presented by Julie, Amanda, and B.

We hope to see you there!
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