Sunday, September 9, 2018

August 2018 Meeting Notes

BUSINESS
Whitner opened the meeting welcoming 23 member and 2 guests.

PROGRAM
Heather Powers of CREATIVE SPACES - CREATIVE STORAGE SOLUTIONS

Heather shared an excellent presentation on organization in our sewing rooms and homes.

Members Trunk Show:  Geri shared her favorite quilts.

COMMITTEE REPORTS

PROGRAMS:  Kim 
Members Trunk Show for September:  Carol and Charlene

At the September meeting: Delynne,  Creating Modern Quilts Inspired by Vintage Quilts

CHARITIES:  Sandy
Florence Crittenton House:  The Sept 5 Pizza and Pillow construction was a great success.  Three sewing machines have been donated for use by the residents.

SPECIAL EVENTS:  Lynn

Victoria Findlay Wolfe classes are full with a wait list.  There are (42) signed up for lecture/trunk show.

Potential date for Guild holiday party & swap is Sun Dec 2, 2-5 pm.  Karen will host.


SWAPS & CHALLENGES:  Phoebe

Thirteen members of our guild are participating in the SCMQG Swap.  The second post, a progress photo post is due Oct 6.  


SHOW & TELL:  Photos below

CALENDAR UPDATES:
  • September 15:  CMQG Sew Day - Five Eights Seams (Charity quilt blocks due!)
  • September 25:  CMQG Meeting
  • October 6:  #CMQGSWAP Progress Picture #2
  • October 8:  MQG Charity Quilt Sign-up Ends
  • Victoria Findlay Wolfe Events
    • Friday Oct 12 - Lecture & Trunk Show to include fabric, patterns, and books
    • Saturday Oct 13 - Double Wedding Ring - participants will make a block in class at Five Eighth's Seams
    • Sunday Oct 14 - Cascade Quilt Class, pattern from her new book, “Modern Quilt Magic.” at Five Eights Seams
  • October 23:  CMQG Meeting
  • November 3: #CMQGSWAP Final Swap!  11 am, Creative Sewing Center, Columbia, SC
  • November 30:  QuiltCon Quilt Submissions End
  • February 8:  MQG Charity Quilt Submissions End
  • February 21-24, 2019:  QuiltCon - Nashville, TN























Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Victoria Findlay Wolfe will be in Charleston next month . . . and we can hardly wait 

    • Friday Oct 12 - Lecture & Trunk Show to include fabric, patterns, and books
    • Saturday Oct 13 - Double Wedding Ring - participants will make a block in class at Five Eighth's Seams
    • Sunday Oct 14 - Cascade Quilt Class, pattern from her new book, “Modern Quilt Magic.” at Five Eights Seams







Thursday, August 2, 2018

July 2018 Meeting Notes

BUSINESS
Whitner opened the meeting welcoming 24 member and 1 visitor.

PROGRAM
A Cutting Out Party!  At cutting stations, fabrics were pre-cut for kits to complete small piecing blocks for QuiltCon 2019 Charity Quilt.

The deadline for completed blocks is the August meeting or September Sew Day.

Members Trunk Show:  Beverly and Tamie shared quilts and milestones from their personal quilting journeys.  Photos below.

COMMITTEE REPORTS

PROGRAMS:  Kim 
Members Trunk Show for August:  Geri and Phoebe

At the August meeting Heather Powers of HK Power Studio will talk about organization in our sewing rooms and homes.

CHARITIES:  Sandy
Florence Crittenton House:  The next visit will be Wed, Sept 5.

SPECIAL EVENTS:  Lynn

Supply lists and instructions for Victoria Findlay Wolfe classes will be emailed when available.


SWAPS & CHALLENGES:  Phoebe

Thirteen members of our guild are participating in the SCMQG Swap.  The first post, a fabric pull is Sept 1.  


SHOW & TELL:  Reference photos below

CALENDAR UPDATES:
  • August 16:  MQG Webinar:  Design Process with Tara Faughnan
  • August 23-26:  JK Quilt Camp at Camp St. Christopher
  • August 28:  CMQG Meeting
  • August 30:  MQG Webinar:  Best Practices for Professional Quilt Instructors with Heather Grant
  • September 1:  #SCMQGSWAP Progress Picture #1
  • September 15:  CMQG Sew Day - Five Eights Seams (Charity quilt blocks due!)
  • September 25:  CMQG Meeting
  • October 6:  #CMQGSWAP Progress Picture #2
  • October 8:  MQG Charity Quilt Sign-up Ends
  • Victoria Findlay Wolfe Events
    • Friday Oct 12 - Lecture & Trunk Show to include fabric, patterns, and books
    • Saturday Oct 13 - Double Wedding Ring - participants will make a block in class at Five Eighth's Seams
    • Sunday Oct 14 - Cascade Quilt Class, pattern from her new book, “Modern Quilt Magic.” at Five Eights Seams
  • October 23:  CMQG Meeting
  • November 3: #CMQGSWAP Final Swap!  11 am, Creative Sewing Center, Columbia, SC
  • November 30:  QuiltCon Quilt Submissions End
  • February 8:  MQG Charity Quilt Submissions End
  • February 21-24, 2019:  QuiltCon - Nashville, TN
Beverly was inspired by quilts her grandmother made





Beverly's 1st quilt





Baby quilt for charity


Made from Page Alexander's Arrow Class

Tamie's 1st Quilt from 1990

Inspired by architural plan for St John's Lutheran Church
Watercolor quilt


Swoon quilt for daughter

Current project, PPQ's block of the month

Kim's work from Page Alexander's Arrow class

Jennifer made from Sew Day Improv class





Lynn's double gauze quilt, front below.  


Whitner's shorts for girls

Quilt for Charlene's son

Cathy's quilt from Victoria Findlay Wolfe's pattern "City Lights", 350 different fabrics!

Lydia's zip bags

Lydia's pink hexagon quilt

Elaine's quilt inspired from a quote on social media

Alice's simple caftan

Back of quilt below

Alice's 2x2 Noah's Ark, oldest UFO!!!!!