April 2018 Meeting Recap


  • Chunky binding was presented by Matt
    • Link to a similar tutorial http
  • Faced binding was presented by Monica
    • Link to similar tutorial
  • Mitered borders was presented by Kathy
  •  Faux flange binding was presented by Katie
    • Link to similar tutorial
    • See meeting minutes for table created by Katie for different widths

Paying with PayPal

  • Kristy went through how to pay with PayPal without a PayPal account
  • Link for the google doc with the tutorial

Bias Tape Modern Mini Swap
• Use 3 different types of fabrics
• Must include a bias tape design (attached by any method)
• 16 inch or smaller
• Think modern, linear, curves, abstract, asymmetrical
• Please bring it to our May meeting wrapped up for the swap

2018 Block of the Month

  •  Two blocks where shared for this month, see blog post for detail

• Guild members shared quilts and finished projects watch Facebook and Instagram for photos

Upcoming Workshops 

Giving Committee

  • The giving committee collected modern log cabin blocks using Kona Tiger Lily.

Block Lotto

  • Kae will be hosting a block lotto at each meeting this year using the MQG blocks of the months. Look for a blog post with details about this months block that uses scaled triangles.

• Sunday April 15th @ Quality Sewing in Tukwila 12:00pm-5:00pm
• Saturday, APril 28th @ QWNW 10:30am-5:00pm

Folklife Festival
• We will be looking for submissions for our display at the Seattle Folklife Festival from May 25th-28th
• There will be a blog post with a sign up link and quilts will be collected at the May meeting and returned at the June meeting
• Quilts will be hung in a outdoor courtyard in a non juried show. A sleeve at least 2” wide is required but can be pinned on.
Freedom Education Project Puget Sound
• Lotte Talked about Freedom Education Project Puget Sound http://fepps.org/ and their quilting program, anyone interested in donating quilting items can contact Lotte to be put in touch with someone from FEPPS working with the quilting program.

MQG Events
• The next MQG Sew Day will be April 15th in all time zones. Sew days happen the third Sunday of each month. #mqgsewday
Creative Webinars:

  • MQG Challenge – Riley Blake Spring 2018 – Sign ups open Deadline for completion is 04/22/18

Other Local Happenings

Mukilteo Light house quilters
• spaces open in their 4/21/18 workshop with Krista Moser http://mlquilters.org/

Esther’s Fabrics
• Esther’s Fabrics has spaces open in their workshops with Kathy Doughty https://www.esthersfabrics.com/workshops-and-lectures/

Ballard Works Exhibit
• BallardWorks Exhibits Group Show “Following a Thread”Thursday, April 19th, 2018 6:00pm-9:00pm
BallardWorks, 2856 NW Market St., Seattle 98107

Pacific Northwest Quit & Fiber Arts Museum
• Raising the Surface – Whidbey Island Surface Design Association January 31 – April 30, 2018
• A Little Garden Music: 2018 La Conner in Bloom Challenge March 28 – April 29th 2018
• Material Men 2 Contemporary Masters March 28 – June 24, 2018

Next Meeting Wednesday, May 9th 2018 @ 7:00pm.

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