Tuesday, March 16, 2021

 March Meeting Recap


On March 6th we hosted our first Sew Day of 2021. During the sew day we had a short business meeting. It was really nice to see our members in-person. Our members were busy working on different sewing projects.

Announcements:

 - Our annual retreat is scheduled from May 7 - May 9 . More info to come.

 - April virtual workshop : Free Styling and Spiraling . Seats are still available for members.

 - Our upcoming meeting are going to be in-person. We hope to see all of you!


Our first quarter challenge quilts were due on arch 6th. Our members made some great quilts









Our 2nd quarter quilt challenge is all about ugly/problem fabric.  Due by the June 6th meting.


Show and Tell











Our next meeting is on Sunday, April 11 in-person. We hope to see you!


Friday, March 12, 2021

 February Meeting Recap


We held our monthly guild meeting on February 7th. 


Announcements:

    Annual Retreat: Our annual retreat for members is scheduled from Friday May 7th through Sunday May 9th. More information to follow.

    QuiltCon: Our community outreach quilt, Moving in the Best Circles, has been submitted. The MQG will post the quilt show on line for all registered members. 

    




Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival Online - February 24-27



       1st Quarter quilt Challenge 2021 

           Subject: Pandemic

            Due Date : Saturday March 6th 

            Guidelines/ restrictions : None 

Here is an example made by Sandra. Cute little mugrug.

                                

   Upcoming workshop



We are surveying interest for our March 6th all day Sew Day. Final decision will be announced by March 1st.

PGHMQG members if you have programming ideas / suggestions for 2021 - 2022 please email Missy at pghmqg.programs@gmail.com.

Guests are welcome to attend our meetings. Please RSVP to pittsburghmqg@gmail.com two days before the meeting for information.

We follow social distancing guidelines, and sanitize surfaces before and after meeting. The meeting is held in a large, spacious area with its own entrance. Please wear a mask.


We hope to see you at our next meeting. Stay safe and warm.

Thursday, January 21, 2021

 January 2021 Meeting Recap

Our January 3rd meeting was the annual business meeting, held this year on Zoom. 

We elected a new leadership team:

President - Karen Womack

VP of Programs - Missy Bauer

VP of Membership - Jennifer Laverty

Treasurer - Barbara Cain

Social Media - Zsofia Molgaard

Big thanks for the previous leadership team for their hard work!

Announcements:

- Our regular meeting location, Holy Spirit Parish in Millvale, is now St. Matthew Parish. Same location, new name.

- Our annual Retreat is scheduled from Friday May 7th through Sunday May 9th. More info to follow.

- The Modern Quilt Guild's annual show, QuiltCon, will be virtual for 2021.  Choose from classes, lectures, special events and the show gallery.  Registration and prices at  www.QuiltCon.com

- Our QuiltCon charity quilt, "Moving In the Best Circles" is finished and submitted!  Look for it in the Chapter Charity Quilt section of QuiltCon.  Thanks to all members who made a block, and special thanks to B for coordinating the quilt assembly - and the great photograph. 



- 1st quarter challenge 2021

        Subject: Pandemic

        Due Date: Saturday March 6th (sew day)

        Guidelines/Restrictions : None.  Your quilt can be any size, any technique, any color.

        Show us your work in progress.  Please use the hashtag #pghqgpandemicchallenge on our social media:

        -  Facebook - Pittsburgh Modern Quilt Guild (public) and Pittsburgh Modern Quilt Guild Member Page (private) 

      -  Instagram at pghmqg.

        Post your other projects using these hashtags:

        #pghmqg

        #showusyourmqg


2021 Programming - Members, programming ideas/suggestions for 2021-2022 are welcome. More information to follow.

Our next meeting is Sunday, February 7th. We will try to meet in-person - decision will be based on State guidelines for group size. More information to follow. 

We follow social distancing guidelines, and sanitize surfaces before and after the meeting. The meeting is held in a large, spacious area with its own entrance. Please wear a mask.

Guests may attend two meetings at no charge.  Please RSVP to pittsburghmqg@gmail.com two days before the meeting to confirm our meeting plans.  

We hope to see you at our next meeting.  Stay safe - and warm!