Sunday, April 29, 2012

Columbus Modern Quilt Guild April 19

Pincushion Swap !
Wrist pincushion swap results! 
AKA - Linda’s Incredibly Awesome Trunk Show Meeting
·         NQA is looking for volunteers to help with the show in June.  If you’re interested, you’ll find the volunteer form on the NQA site à
·         Little dresses for Africa – Don’t forget this fabulous philanthropy project! Those darling dresses are due at the next meeting (May 17). Directions on how to make these easy to construct dresses that are no bigger than a pillowcase and so much appreciated can be found on this link à
·         Next Sew In at Quilt Trends  - is May 19. You can sign up here for 10:00-2:00 or 2:00 to 5:00 or if you want, sign up for both sessions. If you haven’t attended before, it really is a blast and a great chance to share ideas with other guild members and their friends.
·         Abbe is looking into a fabric shopping road trip for July, so more details to come.
·         The Cincinnati Modern Quilt Guild had a Meet Up in Cincinnati the Saturday of the International Quilt Show. Everyone met at a hotel restaurant after the show.  Some vendors were invited too. Apparently a fabulous time was had by all. So fabulous in fact that we hope to do something similar in Columbus in June during the NQA show.
·         The Midwest Modern Quilt Guilds are looking into a retreat. Dana and Linda are looking into it, so stay tuned!
·         Next CMQG meeting dates:
o   May 17
o   May 19 - Sew in! 
o   No meeting in June so that we can all go to NQA!!
o   July 26 – NOTE: This is not our usual third Thursday
o   Aug. 16
o   Sept. 20
o   Oct. 18
o   Nov. 15
o   Dec. date is yet to be finalized
Last but absolutely not least; Linda gave us a trunk show of some of her amazing garments. There were many amazing pieces including a mink lined coat. Follow her inspiring work and publishing company (there is a new book coming out soon! - and other fabulous patterns) at
 See you all at the next meeting on May 17 when Kristin is going to give a demo on storing your stash - here is a preview pick! 

Storing Your Stash - Upcoming Demo!

Hover your mouse over the pictures to see who made this month's show and tell items! 

Wallhanging by JuneWallhanging by JunePaint Chip Challenge Quilt by KathyPaint Chip Challenge Quilt by KathyWall hanging by AbbeBack of Geometric quilt by DanaScrap quilt by StaceyGeometric Quilt by DanaWine Quilt by BrianPurse by Catie

Monday, April 16, 2012

See You This Thursday!

Hope to see you this Thursday, April 19th at our meeting at Quilt Trends.  Linda Teufel of Dragon Threads will give us a trunk show of her garments so don’t miss it!

Things you can bring - 

1. Wrist Pin Cushion Swap - Fabric was swapped for the wrist pin cushions at last month's meetings - so bring your finished version for your partner!

2. Books for our book exchange - you can bring any quilting/sewing book and new-ish magazines to participate in our book exchange! 

3. And something to show and tell! Have a project you've finished? Have something you're stuck on and want some advice? Bring it in! 

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Mark your calendar! Saturday May 19th for the next Sew-In at QT!

Dig out those half finished quilt tops, yet-to-be-quilted pillows, and even that unbound quilt that's been glaring at you for ages!

The next  CMQG Sew-In 
held at Quilt Trends
Saturday, May 19th and 2 sessions are available
10am - 2pm
2pm - 5pm

Do feel free to sign up for one or BOTH sessions!  We've been having a great turn out so sign up now to reserve your spot!  Space is limited!
Details and sign-up HERE

Email Cristin with any questions: cristin{dot}wilson [at]

Modern Meet Up at International Quilt Festival!

Just a quick reminder about the Modern Meet Up this weekend in Cincinnati! If you are planning to go at the last minute and wish to carpool, email 
and we can see who signs up! 

Modern Meet Up
April 14    8pm    Hyatt Regency

Hosted by the

A casual event designed to mingle with modern quilty peeps, rub elbows with quilty celebs, get the word out about our guild, win some quilty swag and celebrate the CMQG’s exhibit at the International Quilt Festival.
Drinks and nosh will be available for purchase.

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