Wednesday, August 17, 2022

 August Meeting Recap

August Meeting theme Exploring Modern : Upcycling presented by Sally Martin

Sally discussed reasons to upcycle clothing and textiles, where to source clothing, and showed us quilt pieces she made with recycled denim. In-person attendees had the opportunity to take apart a necktie.

Quarterly challenges: 

    Q3 - Modern Negative Space - due at the October Meeting

    Q4 - Free Space - I explored Modern - due at the January Meeting


QuiltCon 2023 Registration - August 16 2022 

                                              - Registration walkthrough is available for members

QuiltCon 2023 - Atlanta Convention Center - February 23-26 2023 

QuiltCon sessions registration is open

QuiltCon Charity Outreach quilt theme : gradation. Block kits were distributed at the August meeting. Blocks are due at the September meeting. Thanks Michele for taking this project on.

 Upcoming Quilt Shows:

-PA National Quilt Extravaganza - September 15-18, 2022 

                                                         Our Guild will have 20 quilts on display.

-Pittsburgh Creative Arts Festival - August 25-27, 2022

-Quilting an Sewing Pop Up Market - August 13, 2022 (Quilt Company East Guild)

-Salvation Army Fall Fabric Sale - October 8, 2022

-Beaver Valley Piecemakers - October 6-8, 2022

Show and Tell

Our next meeting is September 11 1-4 pm. We hope to see you there!

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