Thursday, May 30, 2024

May Meeting

Columbus Modern Quilters -

Meeting May 23, 2024 6:00 PM

Whetstone Columbus Public Library

17 members and 1 guest attended.

Leigh posed the question, have you started work on mug rug exchange due at June meeting? Only two members said yes, they had started.

Annual Dues of $10 are now due for 2024.

Fabric swap - May fabric swap was Kaffe Fassett fabric. one yard of fabric cut into 8 fat eighths, approx. 9 x 21 “ August swap is Charlie Harper fabric. Participants go home with several different fabric pieces.

Improv challenge due at May meeting. About 9 members participated in the improv challenge. Projects were some smaller pieces, bags and table runners. Pictures on FB.

Mug Rug Swap The next swap will be due at June meeting. A mug rug is a quilted piece which can hold your cup and maybe a snack. The group decided the mug rugs should be about 6 x 8 inches. Please bring finished project in a bag and it will be random choice by those that participate.

Block raffle please see FB or website for more information on a block raffle due at the June meeting.

Quilt project for 2024 This project will consist of a monochromatic quilt. Solids or prints can be used, but should be of the same color family. Please bring your cut pieces to the May meeting. August meeting some completed blocks and due at November meeting. About 11 members expressed an interest in this project.

Quilting retreats – A quilt retreat will be held 7/25 – 7/28/24 at the Hotel Millersburg. Contact Leslie Wood for more information. A Facebook group has been set up for those attending. No July guild meeting due to the retreat in July.

Next challenge due at August meeting. Our next challenge is a quilted project inspired by a song. Please create a quilt project inspired by a specific song. Can use the title of the song, or the words of the song.

Show and Tell - several members shared their projects – pictures available on FB.

Next meeting:

Old Worthington public library

Thursday June 27, 2024, 6:00 pm