Charleston Modern Quilt Guild
August 27, 2019
Business – Jenifer opened the meeting at 6:30pm, welcoming 26 members and 1 visitor.
AQS Presale tickets – Payments were taken by Tamie and tickets can be picked up at the Sew Day Sat. Sept. 21 or at the meeting Sept. 24. Contact Whitner if you are not able to pick up during these times.
Special Event – Anticipating a weekend visit from Timna Tarr in the Fall of 2020, the schedule includes one day filled with the Designing with Flying Colors (2-3hrs) and Map Quilts (3hrs) classes. The members present voted on potential classes to fill the second day. Strung Along received 8 votes, The Stitch Mosaic came in second with 7 votes, and Map Making with Fabric received one vote. There was interest in a proposal by Lynn C. to see if Timna has a two day class or combination that allows for more in depth instruction and completion of projects. Lynn C. will report back on her findings.
Charity – The next Florence Crittenton Sew-In is Wed. Sept. 11 and we will be sewing baby blankets. The kits have been provided by Kim and we just need helpers and sewing machines! Contact Connie if you are able to help!
Programs – We may have an increase in the number of visitors at our next meeting due to the AQS Show which starts the next day. Please carpool if possible or park at the Granary building next door. Next month’s program is a WIP!
Swaps and Challenges – GREAT JOB!! Two-color Quilt Challenges were shown for the evening program. We had wonderful quilts with lots of variety and creativity on display!! We met the required number of quilts to submit to AQS for potential exhibit at their AQS Show Charleston 2020. Kim, Connie and Karyn will be taking pictures of the quilts on Sat. Sept. 14 at Connie’s home. Quilts can be picked up at Wild and Wooly Wednesday Sept. 18 or at the September meeting. Thank you to all who participated.
QuiltCON 2020 Charity Quilt Challenge
The members voted not to participate in the MQG Charity Challenge this year and to instead donate the money that would be used to a local charity.
· AQS Ticket payments due to Tamie
· Volunteer for AQS show and receive same day entry to show
· Amy S. teaching EPP at Oct. meeting. Guild will provide paper templates. If you prefer to purchase acrylic templates contact Bev.
· NEW Show and Tell Forms (at sign in table)
· SIGN UP for Member Trunk Show (3-4 quilts to share your modern quilt journey at meeting of your choice – sign up table)
· CMQG Tote Bags available ($30)
· American Patchwork & Quilting Stripes Quilt Challenge! Judging at QuiltCON (up to $1000 award). Pieced stripes, Striped Fabrics, single/multiple. Deadline Nov. 30, 2019. Details at quiltconentry.com.
Show and Tell
Jean shared a quilt she completed from a kit.
Lynn B. finished the quilt top she was so industrious in making at Quilt Camp.
Our friend Cathy is a very industrious sewer and knocked this complicated quilt out in a flash!
Angie also finished the quilt top she was making at quilt camp.
Rick performed a slice and dice on the jelly roll quilt he brought in last month and shared this fun quilt top.
He also brought in his first t-shirt quilt made for a friend after the passing of his husband.
Aug. 29: MQG Webinar: Graphic Designer Guide to Quilt Design
Sept. 11: Sewing with Florence Crittenton
Sept. 14: Photographing of Two Color Challenge Quilts for AQS Quilt
Sept. 21: Sew Day
Sept. 24: CMQG meeting
Sept. 25 – 27: AQS Quilt Week (North Charleston, SC)
Oct. 22: CMQG meeting – Program = EPP with Amy
Nov. 12: CMQG meeting ** two weeks early due to bank room conflict and Thanksgiving week **
Nov. 13: Florence Crittenton
Nov. 16: Sew Day
Dec. 8: Holiday Party Lynn C.’s house
Feb. 20 – 23: 2020 Quilt CON (Austin, TX)