Saturday, May 26, 2018

May 2018 Meeting Minutes

May 2018 Meeting Minutes

BUSINESS
Whitner opened the meeting and welcomed 25 members.

PROGRAM
Chawne Kimber’s Piecing Small Webinar

Members Trunk Show:  Lynn and Alice shared quilts and milestones from their personal quilting journeys.

COMMITTEE REPORTS

PROGRAMS:  Kim 
Members Trunk Show for June:  Lynn B and Whitner

CHARITIES:  Sandy
Quiltcon 2019 Charity Quilt:  Interested members will submit a design for the quilt at our next meeting.  Don’t forget to include the math with your design.  Click to view MQG Quiltcon 2019 Charity Challenge Overview 

Florence Crittenton - Our guild has been given three dates, May 31 and June 6 or 7 to take dinner for the residents and discuss interest in sewing.  Kim has secured two machines to share with the residents.  

SPECIAL EVENTS:  Lynn
Victoria Finley Wood in Charleston
    • Friday Oct 12 - Lecture & Trunk Show to include fabric, patterns, and books (location TBD)
    • Saturday Oct 13 - Double Wedding Ring - participants will make a block in class at Five Eights Seams
    • Sunday Oct 14 - Cascade Quilt Class, pattern from her new book, “Modern Quilt Magic.” at Five Eights Seams

SWAPS & CHALLENGES:  Phoebe
The Palmetto Modern Quilt Guild in Columbia and Greenville’s modern guild have proposed an inter-guild swap with our group.  More details to come.

SHOW & TELL:  Reference photos

UPCOMING EVENTS:
    • Linda A announced Cobblestone Quilt Guild is hosting Paige Alexander July 12 (lecture & trunk show) and July 13 (technique class using feather block)
    • Colleen highly recommends the exhibit "Conversations about Race Through the Arts" at the City Gallery which will run through Spoleto
    • June 10: 7pm - VFW sign-up LIVE
    • June 19: 9pm: MQG Creative Webinar: Road Map for Teaching: Mel Beach
    • June 26: 6:30pm: CMQG Meeting at Heritage Federal Savings & Loan
      • MQG Charity Challenge 2019 Design Due
      • VFW Payment Due
      • Program: Stiletto making with Kim
      • Member Trunk Shows: Lynn B. & Whitner
    • September 20-22: QUILTFEST, Jacksonville, FL (due July 25th)
    • October 12-14: Victoria Findlay Wolfe - Charleston, SC
    • November 2: New Quilts from an Old Favorite Competition Deadline (National Quilt Museum)
    • December 9-14: Tea With Quilters Holiday Retreat, Atlantic Beach, NC
    • February 21-24, 2019: QuiltCon - Nashville, TN (hotels are open!)

Trunk Show:  Lynn C's 1st Quilt

Lynn's C's family retreat "self portrait" blocks that motivated Lynn to learn to quilt.  Hint, top left!



Alice's first quilt made from "decorator fabric samples"

First Quilt Alice started from pattern in Redbook magazine


Improv from The Improv Handbook for Modern Quilters


Project from CMQG May Sew Day Demonstration

Karen, quilted on her machine

Angie's jelly roll rug

Delynne's doggie treat bag

Cathy B's white quilt

Carol quilt she quilted with her Babylock sashiko.


Jennifer's baby quilt for Forence Crittenten

Another baby quilt for FC by Jennifer

Lydia's project from CMQG May Sew Day Demonstration

Whitner's new top made from Ogden Tank Shirt pattern 

Phoebe's new quilt made from Pickled Beets pattern by Latifah

Phoebe's Aerial Grove Pattern by Carolyn Friedlander

Thursday, May 10, 2018

April 2018 Meeting Minutes


BUSINESS
Whitner opened the meeting and welcomed 27 members and 4 visitors.

PROGRAM
Alice and Connie demonstrated applying a flat face binding and distributed handouts.

Members Trunk Show:  Hope and Connie shared quilts and stories from their quilting journey.

COMMITTEE REPORTS

PROGRAMS:  Kim 
Members Trunk Show for May:  Alice and Lynn C

CHARITIES:  Sandy
Blocks for the Thomas Fire Relief were collected.  

Sandy reviewed the 2019 Quiltcon Charity Quilt Guidelines and shared ideas.  Additional information will be shared as the year progresses.

SPECIAL EVENTS:  Lynn
Victoria Finley Wood in Charleston
    • Friday Oct 12 - Lecture & Trunk Show to include fabric, patterns, and books (location TBD)
    • Saturday Oct 13 - Double Wedding Ring - participants will make a block in class at Five Eights Seams
    • Sunday Oct 14 - Cascade Quilt Class, pattern from her new book, “Modern Quilt Magic.” at Five Eights Seams

SWAPS & CHALLENGES:  Phoebe
Zip pouches and goodies to fill them were collected for Florence Crittenten foster care residents.

SHOW & TELL

UPCOMING EVENTS:

May 19:  Sew Day at Five Eights Seams at 9:30 - Tamie and Phoebe will lead an Improvisational Piecework presentation inspired by quilts made by Denyse Schmidt and and the ladies of Gees Bend

May 20:  Guild Meeting 6:30 at Heritage Federal Savings & Loan


Feb 20-24:  Quiltcon in Nashville, TN







Members Trunk Show:  Hope






Members Trunk Show:  Connie




Catherine's gift for a friend

Sandy's wall hanging

Trees by Sandy

Guest share

Delynne's latest



Rug from class Carol recently attended

Guild members excited to be wearing Colleen's awesome t-shirt from her quilt design

Zip pouches with goodies for Florence Crittenten foster care residents


Thomas Fire Relief Blocks







Thursday, March 29, 2018

March 2018 meeting minutes


BUSINESS
Geri opened the meeting welcoming 21 members and 3 guests.
She recognized Guild members who presented quilts in Cobblestone Quilters' Guild show in March.

Awards List
Most Creative - Photo Bomb by Connie Z

PROGRAM
Sandy introduced our speaker, Clara Fugua, who facilitates workforce development and community initiatives at Charleston Florence Crittenten Home. Clara outlined the services available to the residents and volunteer opportunities. Our guild presented 14 baby quilts to Clara for FCH.

COMMITTEE REPORTS

Programs:  Kim
At the April meeting Connie and Alice will demonstrate Flat Face binding.  Hope and Connie will present Members Trunk Show.

Charities:  Sandy
Florence Crittenten Home needs items for their foster care residents.  Throw size quilts, $5 Walmart cards, cosmetics etc.  Blocks for Thomas Fire Relief quilts are due at the April Meeting.

Swaps and Challenges:  Phoebe
Construct bags suitable for cosmetics, pencils/pens etc. for foster care residents at FCH.

Special Events:  Lynn
Sew Day April 20 at Five Eights Seam beginning at 9:30am.  Members making the LARGE tote are asked to purchase pattern at PPQ Summerville.

Next guild meeting is April 24.

Victoria Findley Wolfe will be teaching Double Wedding Ring (a pillow) on Sat. Oct. 13 and  Cascade Quilt on Sun. the 14.  Both classes will be at Five Eights Seam.  The Cascade Quilt is in MODERN QUILT MAGIC.

MEMBERS TRUNK SHOW
Peggy and Colleen shared quilts illustrating their quilt journey.

SHOW AND TELL
                       
Lynn modeled a short sleeve Liberty print shirt.
Cathy shared a quilt top made from the bag of scraps she received in guild's scrap swap last year.
Alice shared a shamrock wall hanging with flat face binding and her first attempt at "match stick" quilting.

PAST PRESIDENT'S GIFT
Phoebe surprised Lynn with the guild's 2017 QuiltCon Savannah charity quilt which benefited MUSC Children's Hospital. The quilt was designed by Whitner and quilted by Marybeth.

DOOR PRIZE WINNER - Lynn


Photo Bomb by Connie Z


I Thee Wed by Lynn C


Sweet Tea & Butterbeans by Alice A
Hospitality by Alice A
Dresden Daisies by Catherine B

Elephant in the Room by Lynn C

Matimbo Means Power by Phoebe H 


Wonky Log Cabin by Kim M
Dream House by Lynn C    


 The O.G. Dahlia an original design by Whitner
Madison’s Swoon from Swoon/Camille Roskelley by Tamie H    

Phoebe H - Mix Tape an original design by group members



Phoebe H - Hot Rollers from Molehills by Latifah Saafir




Alice A

Lynn C



Catherine B
I think she likes it!