Friday, March 23, 2018

April Block Raffle

Quilt Block: Pick any star block that is 12.5 inches

Colors: pick from modern fabric that are teal, navy, white, low volume

-you will get a raffle ticket for every block you bring
-Must use quilt store quality fabric
-Be a paid member (you can pay at the April meeting)
-bring block to the April 19 meeting

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Swap #1- Bags

You'll be paired with another participating Columbus Modern Quilters member and have until the May 24 meeting to make a bag just for them. You can make any type of bag, please make what your swap partner suggests or something very similar. 

To participate, complete THIS FORM and you will be emailed your partner's information on April 1st. You must be a dues-paying member to participate. you can pay at the next meeting and still sign up. Partnerships are SECRET so you won't know who is making for you. You must be at the swap reveal meeting to exchange your item. If you are unable to attend, your item must be sent with someone else, dropped off, or mailed it to Leigh M to bring to the meeting. Please message Leigh if you are unable to attend.

Per the Swap Rules, you will not receive the item made for you until the item you made is received. Remember to use quilt shop quality fabric and do your best work. Make something you’d be proud to receive/use, taking into consideration your partner’s likes/dislikes (we'll give you their Instagram and/or Pinterest information.
Part of the fun of participating in secret swaps is posting preview photos and trying to guess who your partner is.  We encourage you to be active in the FB group and/or IG and share photos of your items as you’re making them. Please use the hashtag #cbusmqswap when you share your photos.
Important Dates:
March 30- Last day to sign up for Swap
April 1- Last Day to post at least one collage/picture on Instagram or making a board on Pinterest
April 2- You will receive an email with your swap partners information
May 24- Bring your finished bag to the meeting


April Bee Block- Kim

Name: Kim H
Color Selection:
Please list colors you would like your worker bees to use
Very low volume for the neutral. Fussy cut square and HSTs should be bright, happy colors. No black,brown or grey as the dominant color. Nothing “muddy” or dull.
Please name some designers or line of fabrics you like that will help us pick the right fabric for your block
 Alison Glass, Amy Butler, Anna Maria Horner, Kaffe Fassett, Tula Pink, Bonnie and Camille, Denyse Schmidt, Jennifer Paganelli. Anything happy and fun!
 For the center of each block choose a fussy cut print. For the HSTs, pick two colors from the fussy cut. Please stick to one color per side, although your HSTs can be made scrappy with a mix of different prints. See the Directions in the blog post. The block should be 12.5” unfinished
Links to example of the quilt block or fabric you would like us to use.