Thursday, May 11, 2017

May Meeting Recap

On Saturday we had the pleasure of having Timna Tarr present a trunk show for us.

Upcoming Dates:
May 13 & 14 - The Cambridge MQG is participating in the Cambridge Open Studios on Saturday and Sunday. They will be showcasing many quilts and mini quilts at Gather Here. (Any MQG member who shows their membership card gets 10% off at Gather Here... ;) )

May 21 - Sunday, 1-3pm - East Kingston Library - Mini workshop on the design principal "notan" lead by Diane. See details and the supply list below.

May 25-28 - SMQG Retreat at the Franciscan Guest House in Kennebunk ME.

Fall Workshops with Jen Carlton Bailly, Saturday and Sunday, September 9 & 10
     Please email to get on the waitlist.

Our June meeting will be held at the West Newbury Town Hall Annex on June 3rd from 10-1pm. We will be holding a charity sew in. We will also be showing any show and tell from the past two months, as well as the Star Block block lottery. Look at the March meeting recap for the guidelines for these blocks!

Monday, May 1, 2017

May Meeting Reminder: Guest Speaker Timna Tarr

On Saturday May 6th at 10am we will be meeting at the Town Hall Annex in West Newbury at 381 Main Street, West Newbury, MA 01985. Guest speaker Timna Tarr will give a trunk show and talk about her quilting journey. If you signed up to bring a snack, please bring this with you.
  There will be a fee for this meeting of $5 for members and $10 for non-members.  This is going to be a great event, please feel free to bring other quilty friends!
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Please wear your name tags to this meeting.

Traveling Trunk Show at the East Kingston Library May 8-31
Workshop on "notan" Sunday May 21, 1-3pm
     The East Kingston Library will be hosting a traveling trunk show of 7in x 9in mini quilts from May 8-31st. On Sunday May 21 from 1-3pm, Diane will be presenting a special workshop for us on the Japanese design principal notan using iron on fabric.

Our June Meeting:
Our June meeting will be held on June 3rd, also at the Town Hall Annex in West Newbury.
We will be having a charity sew in, but will also do Show and Tell, look at Block of the Month blocks from April, May, and June, and do the Block Lottery with the star blocks requested at the March meeting.