Upcoming June Guild Meeting

The June guild meeting is less than one week away! Here’s what’s coming up this month: C

July Meeting Recap

At our July meeting, we met at a local quilt shop to discuss building your fabric stash and then we

July Guild Meeting – Special Location

For our meeting on Thursday, July 18, we are gathering at Quilter’s Haven in Bountiful. WeR

 

Upcoming June Guild Meeting

June 13, 2014 in Monthly Meeting

The June guild meeting is less than one week away! Here’s what’s coming up this month:

  • Charity blocks are due. If you took background fabric and signed up to make a block, please make sure to bring the completed block next week. The block can be any 12″ finished (12 1/2″ unfinished), paper-pieced star. Please do not remove the paper from the block. Make sure to see the Design Seeds swatch for specific colors.
  • Bring your Michael Miller challenge projects to share!
  • We’ll be discussing quilt photography in the June meeting after show and tell. Bring your camera if you’d like to practice.

**Please note we are meeting at Memory Grove Park this month rather than at our standard location. Please meet Thursday, June 19 at 7:00 p.m. at the south end of the pond. Bring your own beverage/water.

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July Meeting Recap

August 4, 2013 in Monthly Meeting

At our July meeting, we met at a local quilt shop to discuss building your fabric stash and then we had the fun opportunity to shop based on what we learned. We also had a great show and tell.

Enjoy!

Marion’s Marcelle Medallion. Each border represents a member of her family.

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Marion also made this Super Mario quilt.

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Emily brought her “[bare] foot” quilt using some of her new Technicolor fabric line.

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Emily also showed us this ROYBGIV dresden quilt that she’s working on.

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Richard brought two baby quilts to show us.

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A low volume quilt based on the book Sunday Morning Quilts by Amanda of Crazy Mom Quilts.

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Tanya brought her latest scrap box quilt.

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Elisa showed us the quilt she made to showcase the Mirror Ball Dots line and blog hop.

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Sarah showed these two quilts that she made using one print in multiple color ways.

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And Amy brought in this glorified mug rug that she made as a belated Christmas gift. Christmas in July is good, right?

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Our August meeting will be on Thursday, August 15. We hope you can make it!

July Guild Meeting – Special Location

July 16, 2013 in Monthly Meeting

For our meeting on Thursday, July 18, we are gathering at Quilter’s Haven in Bountiful. We’ll be holding our usual show and tell and then we’ll be talking about building your fabric stash (and you’re free to put your new skills to work and do some fabric shopping!).

Those who missed out on the pillow cover swap last month can bring one to our July meeting as there will be a few others ready to exchange covers.

Hope to see you all there!

Quilter’s Haven - 583 W 2600 S Bountiful @ 7pm

 

June Meeting Reminder

June 19, 2013 in Monthly Meeting

Come to our June meeting tomorrow! We have a fun evening planned with show and tell and a pillow cover exchange. To participate in the pillow swap, simply bring a handmade 20×20 pillow cover (no form needed) in a bag to swap. We’ll draw numbers and pick packages white elephant style. If you don’t want to participate, come anyway and show off your projects!

When: June 20, 2013

Where: Trevi Towers Community Room 210 E 400 S SLC

What Time: 7 pm

April Meeting Recap

May 17, 2013 in Uncategorized

We had a great meeting last month full of amazing quilts for show and tell.

Amber showed her take on the Madrona Road Challenge:

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Sarah made this variation of a sparkle punch quilt, showcasing Joel Dewberry’s Notting  Hill line and lots of negative space. This quilt was on display at HMQS last week. Kayli did a great job quilting it.

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Here’s Amy‘s scrappy strings quilt and the amazing vintage sheet she used for the back.

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Marci’s mom saw Sukie’s quilt from The Practical Guide to Patchwork and really wanted one. So Marci whipped this one up for a Mother’s Day gift!

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After learning of the tragedy in Boston last month, Andy was inspired to make this quilt about community. Absolutely gorgeous! The improv feel and negative space are really striking.

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Leigh showed us her finished pink and orange hourglass quilt…

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and this striped quilt with 1″ finished strips.

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She also brought in this quilt she made for Joel Dewberry’s booth at Fall Quilt Market and showed us how she used the fabric motif on the backing for her quilting design.

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Richard showed us two of his quilts, one of which is a fun take a puzzle piece block using Riley Blake’s Pieces of Hope fabric line, supporting autism awareness.

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For the demo portion of our meeting, Emily of Crazy Old Ladies talked us through her design process for fabric and pattern design.

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Then it was Kati‘s turn to give us some tips on how she designs her quilts.

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Tanya put together a great Powerpoint presentation for us that talked about how to overcome problems in the design process and her solutions for those problems…like using all those extra pieces of fabric that would normally be thrown away. This quilt is a great example of utilizing your fabric.

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We had a great meeting in April. Thanks to everyone who came and showed us your work as well as to those who taught us about their design processes.

Special May Meeting Location

May 3, 2013 in Monthly Meeting

Just a reminder about our meeting this coming Monday, May 6. The meeting is at 7pm and will be held in conference room C of the Salt Lake City library located at 210 E 400 S SLC 84111. We’ll be having show-and-tell as usual and then having a mini trunk show/lecture by Elizabeth Hartman. If you have a quilt that was inspired by her, bring it to show. She will also be doing a book signing so feel free to bring your copies of her books.

Since the meeting is at the library, we’re not allowed to bring in food. Just a reminder that dues must be paid to attend the meeting. If you haven’t yet paid you can do so here or pay at the meeting on Monday. If you have an extenuating circumstance, please talk to Rachel or Colleen. Hope to see you Monday.

To Boston with Love

April 20, 2013 in Uncategorized

The Vancouver Modern Quilt Guild is coordinating an effort to show support for Boston.

The details are here.

If you would like to make a flag or a few, we will collect them at our meeting on May 6th to send to them.

Change in May Meeting Date

April 15, 2013 in Monthly Meeting

We are lucky enough to have Elizabeth Hartman join us at our monthly guild meeting in May for a mini trunk show, Q&A session, and book-signing. Elizabeth is the author of The Practical Guide to Patchwork, Modern Patchwork, and of the blog Oh, Fransson! She is also a board member of the national Modern Quilt Guild and is a talented pattern designer.

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Our May meeting will be held Monday, May 6. This event is only open to paid members (members in good standing) – a great reason to pay your yearly dues at our April meeting! The time and place of our meeting will be disclosed to paid members prior to the event.

Please let us know if you have any questions.

 

March Meeting Recap

April 1, 2013 in Challenge, Monthly Meeting

I’m a little late getting this posted. Our March meeting was full of quilty eye candy with our Madrona Road Challenge. There was a lot of really great show-and-tell items. Enjoy!

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Meeting Tonight

March 21, 2013 in Challenge, Monthly Meeting

Join us for our March guild meeting tonight!

Where: Trevi Towers 245 Vine Street SLC

When: 7pm

We’ll be wrapping up our Madrona Road Quilt Challenge tonight. Bring your finished project to share with the group. We’ll be voting on some winners too. It’s sure to be a good time. Hope to see you there!