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The reveal was definitely worth the wait! Below are the challenge entries – which one was your favorite? Entry 1 – Ginger I have a fascination with Churn Dash blocks and with Marcia Derse fabric (This quilt features “Art History 101” and “Treasure Hunt”) I met Marcia at the Pacific Northwest Modern Quilt Show in… Continue reading October 2021 Guild Meeting
***REMINDER: Our meeting time has been changed to 10 – 11 am as the Sampler Platter will occur later in the afternoon.*** Our featured program for October will be the Churn Dash Challenge reveal! You still have time to participate as your quilt does not need to be completely finished – having your quilt top… Continue reading Upcoming October 2021 Meeting
This month’s meeting led by Laura (in Barbara’s absence) focused on revisiting favorite quilts from previous shows. Several members submitted photos of their favorite quilts. Laura shared two videos: “The Best of QuiltCon 2020”: Discussion followed about the quilting, the lines and the shapes that express emotions in quilts. Discussion about the purpose of quilts:… Continue reading September 2021 Guild Meeting
Greetings, fellow quilters! With the weather we’ve had the last few days, it looks like fall could be just around the corner! Where did this year go!!?? Time flies when you’re having fun, and the IEMQG has plenty of fun to offer! The Vina de Lestonnac Retreat is just around the corner in November –… Continue reading President’s Message
Fall is coming upon us quickly and we wanted to give you a head’s up on the upcoming meeting programs for the next few months. A couple need your participation, so we hope you can help out! September Guild Meeting For the September guild meeting, Laura is looking for members to provide input (photos) for “Favorite… Continue reading Upcoming Guild Meetings
Guild Mini Mod Swap Berene Campbell of Happy Sew Lucky introduced the guild swap project. Below are the key points of her presentation: Fundraiser for scholarships to BIPOC, LGBTQ2SL+ and Indigenous people from Canada. (Where Berene lives) Berene has spoken to many guilds and raised over $10,000 so far. She shared photos of two recent… Continue reading August 2021 Guild 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
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
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