Monday, October 25, 2021

Charleston Modern Quilt Guild

September 28, 2021

Business: – Connie opened the in person and Zoom meeting at 6:30pm with 26 members and 2 guests. 

Program: -  The program featured Tara Faughnan via Zoom.  She is a professional freelance textile designer and quilter.  She started quilting in 2001 and worked for Michael Miller Fabrics.  Tara will be leading a workshop via zoom on Oct. 9, Color Interaction and Oct. 10, Give and Take Improv.  Her contact information linktr.ee/tarafaughnan

Sew Days:    The Oct. 15 sew date will focus on the Gus Tool Bag.  The pattern can be found from  Indigobirddesign on Etsy. The November sew date is November 13.

Swaps and ChallengesA Christmas ornament swap will happen at the November meeting.  It can be any handmade ornament.

CharitySusan handed out templates for our holiday charity stocking project.  The stockings will be given to 2nd graders from Sanders-Clyde Creative Arts Elementary School and are due at the November meeting.  The stocking stuffer sign up will be available at the October meeting.  

Quilt Camp 2022 – Quilt camp for next year is Aug. 25-28, 2022.  Look for more information from Kim soon.

Quilted Coats – The coats are due at the October meeting.

Cobblestone Quilt Show – The quilt show is March 11-12, 2022.  Over 200 ribbons will be awarded.  Some of the many categories included in the show include wearable (quilted jackets), bed, wall, duet and miniatures.  Deadlines are in January 2022.

Our next meetings are Oct. 26 and Nov. 9 in person and Zoom.  

Show and Tell:  It was wonderful to quilts and book covers from Lynn C., Phoebe, Jean, Amy, Lynn B., Alice, Kate, Susan and Peggy.

Sunday, September 26, 2021

 Charleston Modern Quilt Guild

August 24, 2021

Business: – Connie opened the in person and Zoom meeting at 6:30pm with 24 members. 

Program: -  The program presented by Camela Guevara focused on visible mending.  Camela is a fiber artist and painter in Charleston, SC. She creates handmade monuments to unsung labor, as well as expressive paintings in gouache. She has been teaching embroidery for 7 years, and loves to share this lighthearted craft with folks looking for a creative outlet.  She demonstrated various mending styles that were not only decorative but also functional.  More information can be found on her website:  https://www.camelaguevara.com/ It was fun and inspiring.  Thank you Amy setting up the program.

Sew Days:  The Sept. 25 day will feature the quilted jacket project.  The Oct. sew date will focus on the Gus Tool Bag.  The pattern can be found from  Indigobirddesign on Etsy.

Swaps and ChallengesThe book cover project is due at the Sept. 28 meeting.

CharitySusan has received 47 pillowcases.  She handed out baby quilt kits to be finished in March.

Quilt Camp – Quilt camp is August 26-29 and 29 campers have signed up to attend.  Thank Kim for organizing quilt camp.

Tara Faughnan workshop The supply list will be sent out soon for the workshop The dates are Saturday, Oct. 9, Color Interaction and Oct. 10, Give and Take Improv.

Cobblestone Quilt Show – The quilt show is March 11-12, 2022.  Over 200 ribbons will be awarded.  Some of the many categories included in the show include wearable (quilted jackets), bed, wall, duet and miniatures.  Deadlines are in January 2022.

Our next meeting is Sept. 28 in person and Zoom.  

Show and Tell:  It was wonderful to see our show and tell in person from Rick, Irene, Alice, Amy, Hope, Jean, Phoebe and Angie.

Thursday, May 13, 2021

Charleston Modern Quilt Guild

April 25, 2021

Business – Connie opened the meeting at 6:30pm with 23 members and 1 guest on Zoom.

Program  - Sandy and Amy discussed the quilted coat program.  A general schedule might be:

Month 1 – Pick pattern and fabric

Month 2 – Piecing

Month 3 – Quilting

Month 4 – Construction of garment

Kim mentioned that the Cobblestone quilt show in March 2022 will include a category for wearables.


Sew Days  The May 15th sew day will be in person at Five Eighth Seams from 9-12.  Please wear a mask and bring sanitizing wipes.    We will also be offering  a Zoom option in May.

Show & Tell – The following members had projects to share:  Sandy, Cathy B. Irene, Jean, Whitner, Jennifer, Sandy, Lynn B., Karyn and Rick.

The next sew day is May 15 and the next meeting is May 24.