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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
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
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 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!!
We are sew excited to have David as our featured speaker next month! He will be presenting his lecture, “Minimal Design, Maximum Impact”. David is a modern quilter, graphic designer, print and textile artist, and was the 2020 President of the Seattle Modern Quilt Guild. He creates richly layered contemporary artwork and modern minimal quilt… Continue reading Upcoming June Meeting – David Owen Hastings
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
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”
WHAT These charming little quilts are inspired by Mid-Century Modern design, and are a great skill-building project to learn a number of quilting techniques. Work small, Work smart, look great. 3 hours: You will start with a simple, modern color palette of neutral fabrics with a flash of color. Clean lines combined with simple design give… Continue reading Upcoming Workshop: Mini Mid-Mod Quilts
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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