Monday, September 29, 2014

Help Plan Our Fall Sew-in!

Folks over at the Columbus Modern Quilt Guild Facebook group (come join us there if you haven't yet!) have decided we would like to host a one day sewing retreat this fall so we can get a head start on our holiday sewing - while eating great food and enjoying even better company!

Above is a picture Kathy took at last year's sew-in - somehow Kathy managed to get a picture of everyone working hard and no one pausing to chat!

We'd love if you were able to come, so please fill out this survey by Saturday, October 4th with days you are available to come sew with us! We'll announce a date hopefully next week!

There are a few leads on locations, but if you have any suggestions, please let us know! Email if you want to help plan our second annual CMQG Sew-in!

If you aren't familiar with the idea of a Sew In - check out Kathy's great write up of our awesome event last year!!

Don't forget to fill out the survey to help us choose the date!  UPDATE: We closed the poll and chose November 22nd. Sign up here for the sew-in.

Monday, September 15, 2014

Peer Pressure: aka The Blog Post We Didn't Want to Write

Ok's the scoop...

This is not a message full of happy, quilty fun.  Really it's a guilt trip. Or an exercise in peer pressure, maybe?

But I'll get straight to the point: the clock is ticking and we don't have enough people who are willing to take on a leadership role in the guild next year.  Two of you have already stepped up to cover the communications coordinator and activities coordinator roles (THANK YOU!), however we still need three more people to take on leadership opportunities.

So, it has come to this. A line has been drawn in the sand...

If we do not have at least three additional members step in to leadership opportunities by the end of this month, the Columbus Modern Quilt Guild will meet for the last time at our October meeting.

Please consider filling one of the open positions. Hopefully our October anniversary party won't also be our farewell.

P.S. The guild bee will continue through January as originally planned. I'm not sure what the logistics will be but I'm hoping I don't have to figure it out!

Monday, September 8, 2014

September Bee Block

Karen's bee block for September can be found on her new website  It is an original square called Starsearch that leaves some room for improvisation! The finished quilt will look like this: