Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Meeting Tonight (4/25)

Hello Members!

There is a meeting tonight at 6:30pm at Maker Works.  If you want to participate in the swap, bring a hand-made, sewn item that reflects the theme "Frank Lloyd Wright."  Also, Maker Works has asked us to showcase our guild on one of their bulletin boards.  If you are able, please bring some pictures of your quilts or of you quilting!  I will bring what I can to the meeting tonight.

Looking forward to catching up!

Monday, April 9, 2012

Weekly Round-Up

Hello everyone!  I hope you all had a great Passover/ Easter/ Sunny Spring Weekend!

Debbie made this adorable pillow using gorgeous Echo fabrics.  Love it!

 Debbie was also featured in Modern Patchwork recently, showcasing these cool coasters:

...and this lovely block blanket!  Congrats, Debbie!

I gave a little insight into how I made this bunny pillow swapped off at our last meeting:

Brenda has this super cute Bonnie and Camille patchwork quilt:  

Natalie has a tutorial on her blog for her beautiful Framed Patchwork Quilt:

Kathy has a lot of wonderful projects going on.  She shows some of her "postcard" blocks as well as many other beautiful blocks on her blog: 

Rossie's posted a tutorial on her blog for her stunning Kelp Quilt:

Did you guys know that Ashley has a blog?  It's HERE!
Ashley has a lovely quilt to show that she made for her parents' anniversary...

And she's also been experimenting with dying fabric! 
(Anna posted about this dying experiment, too!)

Anna also has blogged about her Spring Swap pouches (and is hosting a giveaway!)

And Anna also has this darling Bust Yo' Scraps quilt, having participated in Brenda's Quilt Along!

Becky's made an adorable little needle book...

Ronit made this beautiful, Warm Spring quilt:

So many gorgeous, inspiring projects!  Good work, everybody!

Giveaway on Anna's blog!

Grow a Garden (pouch) giveaway on my blog ends 11pm EST Sun April 15. grow a garden pouches

Monday, April 2, 2012

Meeting Minutes from 3/28/12

Next Meeting: Wednesday, April 25th - 6:30pm Meeting at Maker Works
Next Sew-In:
**SATURDAY**, April 7th 12-4 at Maker Works

What to bring for the next meeting:
The Yankee Swap for the April 25th meeting is on the theme of "Frank Lloyd Wright"--use some fabric and your imagination to make a little something for our exchange! 

We welcomed two new members: Karen and Nancy!

There was a discussion about possible dates for the upcoming sewing retreat, as the last weekend of June was not available.  We discussed cooking for ourselves (potluck style) and Brenda is going to confirm that the venue has air conditioning.  

We agreed as a guild to volunteer to construct a charity quilt out of the extra blocks made for the QuiltCon Block Challenge.

We discussed selling as a guild at craft shows this summer: potentially the Artisan Market in Kerrytown? 

Hope to see everyone at the sew-in!  I am planning on coming, although I will most likely be there late.

Lynn on 100 Days of Quilting!

Congratulations to Lynn whose beautiful Zinnias quilt is featured on the Modern Quilt Guild's 100 Days of Quilting Feature!

Sunday, April 1, 2012

Weekly Round-Up

It was lovely seeing many of you at the most recent Guild Meeting!  I will post meeting minutes this week, but just a heads up - our next Sew-In is going to be on Saturday, April 7th from 12-4pm at Maker Works.   We moved it to Saturday because of the Easter holiday on Sunday (Maker Works will be closed).

Let's see what everyone's been up to!

Emily's made this lovely postage stamp quilt:

Debbie has this new, gorgeous Rebel Flock quilt cooking:

Lynn made these adorable little dresses to showcase some Cloud9 fabrics: 

And check out Lynn's really sweet and colorful baby quilt:

Look at this adorable camping inspired embroidery Becky's whipped up:

Ronit's made a bunch of lovely drawstring fabric bags: