Katie Pederson is coming on February 10 and 11, 2017, all the way from Seattle! Woot Woot! Trunk show and workshop!!
Katie is a well-known modern quilter, and is co-author of Quilting Modern with Jacqui Gering. She has a wonderful blog at Sew Katie Did if you’d like more information about her work.
sewkatiedid.com is where you’ll find all her goodness.
We’ll have more information on the event we are hosting, so keep your eye on this space!
July 14 was a potluck meeting at Mission Heritage Park. Our special guests were some members from the Bellingham Modern Quilt Guild. Welcome to everyone who crossed the border to join us for dinner and share their work!
Membership Update – Sherri
37 members in attendance tonight. Everyone is welcome to renew their membership tonight or at the August meeting. The September meeting (our anniversary meeting) will be members only. You need to renew before then to vote on the next executive, the budget, and join in the anniversary fun. The cost is still $60 to renew and includes your membership to the Modern Quilt Guild, or ‘the mothership’ as we call it.
September Meeting – Jean
September is our anniversary meeting. We will vote on the budget, which will be sent out before the August meeting so that everyone has time to ask questions before the vote. There are volunteers for every position on the executive committee but we are still accepting nominations and will vote at the September meeting if necessary. Please speak to Jean if you are interested.
For the anniversary meeting, we are featuring a special hexi show & tell for our sixth anniversary. Everyone who brings a door prize will take one home – try to keep them to $6 to be in keeping with the sixth anniversary theme.
Creative Stitches Show 2017 – Jean
We have been invited to be part of Creative Stitches next year. However, the executive committee doesn’t have the capacity to organize it again. We will need a committee in place by September if we are going to do it again.
Upcoming Events – Laura Miron
- February 10 & 11, 2017 – we are hosting Katie Pederson from Seattle for a trunk show (Feb 10) and workshop (Feb 11). She is a well-known modern quilter, co-author of Quilting Modern with Jacqui Gering. She has a wonderful blog at Sew Katie Did if you’d like more information about her work. The date of our meeting will change to February 10 to accommodate the trunk show.
- August Sew-In – we are planning a sew-in for August, but it’s still being organized – watch the Facebook page for more details.
- Coffee Klatch – next coffee get-together will be early August in Langley. All are welcome, members and non-members. This is a fun, informal get-together and a chance to see what other people are working on. Watch the Facebook page for more details.
Show & Tell
Thanks to everyone who brought their work to share. It’s always so much fun to see the different things people are making!
Jean (President) opened the meeting at 7:00 sharp. Membership Update – Sherri Currently have 74 full members with one guest tonight. Refugee Quilts Update – Barb We delivered 76 quilts to Abbotsford Community Services this week. The staff there are going to distribute them and were just thrilled to accept them. This group put together […]
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As the meeting started, many heads were bent over sewing labels on 35-plus quilts destined for Syrian refugee families who’ve recently arrived in the Fraser Valley. Membership Update – Sherri 1 guest tonight and now 74 full members. The door prize draw is now being done by poker chips marked with the membership numbers. When […]
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