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Upcoming August 2021 Meeting

Our guest speaker for our August 7th meeting is Berene Campbell, aka Happy Sew Lucky.  Berene is a Modern Quilt Guild member from Vancouver B.C. and has published several paper piecing patterns. She is best known for her charitable projects. She will speak about a mini-mod block swap for our guild. As a few of us… Continue reading Upcoming August 2021 Meeting

July 2021 Guild Meeting Recap

In our President’s absence, Candy welcomed guests to the meeting. We kicked off the meeting program with Lynn Hanna’s final installment of “What is a Modern Quilt?” “WHAT IS A MODERN QUILT?“ Part 7 of the series is called “Updating Traditional Quilt Designs”. Lynn explained the three ways to update a traditional quilt design by… Continue reading July 2021 Guild Meeting Recap

June 2021 Guild Meeting

The Guild had the pleasure of having David Owen Hastings as our guest speaker for the June meeting. His lecture was entitled, “Minimal Design, Maximum Impact”. A little about David’s history: David lives in Sequim, Washington, he was the 2020 President of the Seattle Modern Quilt Guild, he’s a quilter, graphic designer, and a print… Continue reading June 2021 Guild Meeting

Happy Birthday IEMQG!!

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO US!!! In light of the guild’s 5th birthday, we thought a walk down memory lane was very appropriate! As such, we were honored that our founding President & member, Michele Nichols, agreed to share with us the how the guild became to be. “How the IEMQG was Born” by Michele Nichols (founding… Continue reading Happy Birthday IEMQG!!

May 2021 Guild Meeting

May’s program was called “What was I Thinking?!?!” – Stories of purchase mistakes. Members spoke about epic fails – Laura’s attempt at DIY spray baste and Barbara’s 3D software kit for her Husqvarna to purchases that were still wrapped in plastic. The number one purchase mistakes seemed to be RULERS!!! It seems we are most… Continue reading May 2021 Guild Meeting

Upcoming May 2021 Meeting – “What was I Thinking”

Stories of Mistake Purchases…… Our May 1st meeting will have a presentation by members discussing “Mistake Purchases.” What disastrous tool or quilting supply have you purchased that really didn’t work properly? Do you have a tool or quilting item that doesn’t do what it was designed to do? How could you possibly let it in your house?! Most importantly how… Continue reading Upcoming May 2021 Meeting – “What was I Thinking”

President’s Message

Spring has sprung! (Or maybe we’ve already skipped spring and headed right into summer!) Either way, it’s beautiful outside and I’m having a hard time staying inside to sew! Our membership is growing and one thing nice to come out the Covid experience is that even though some of our members have moved out of… Continue reading President’s Message


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