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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
Debbi LoCicero ~ “My Journey to Modern Quilting” A huge thanks to Debbi – we loved hearing about her modern quilting journey! Below are a few highlights of her presentation: Debbi shared how she started her journey in childhood, then middle school, college, her move to Washington DC and her professions as an interior designer… Continue reading April 2021 Guild Meeting
Debbi LoCicero has been a member of the IEMQG for less than 1 year and she is also new to modern quilting. However, she has been sewing since she was 7 years old and quilting for over 30 years. Her career started as a Fine Arts Major in Textile Design and evolved into interior design… Continue reading Upcoming April 2021 Meeting
Gayle Bennett, Charity Chairperson, has an update on the Guild’s featured charity for 2021: Charity works are a big part of our quilting community and we are excited about our current charity, House of Ruth. Established in 1977, they provide emergency shelter services and transitional living programs to victims of domestic violence, both women and… Continue reading House of Ruth
Thanks to everyone who entered our 2021 Inland Empire Modern Quilt Guild Challenge. The theme for our quilt challenge was Sounds & Voices, the only requirement was a size restriction of the longest side measuring 24 inches. We hope you enjoy taking another look at these wonderful and thought provoking quilts! Quilt Title: Silence, Stillness,… Continue reading March 2021 Guild Meeting
We kicked off our February meeting with a bang! We had the privilege of having Sandra Johnson of Sandra Johnson Designs as our first featured speaker of the year presenting her lecture “Modern Quilts”. She began by explaining how “modern” can be tricky to define. Modern can be Big and Bold or Minimalist or Simple.… Continue reading February 2021 Guild Meeting
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