July 2018 Meeting Recap

Sew-Ins:
• Saturday, July 28th @ QWNW 10:30am-5:00pm
Thursday, August 2nd @ Volunteer Park in Seattle 4:00 pm -8:00pm

Sew-and-Tell
• Guild members shared quilts and finished projects watch Facebook and Instagram for photos
Giving Committee

Block of the Month
• There are two blocks for this month the first is based off of the wing to body join of an airplane and the second is based of off laser trackers.
Block Lotto
• The Vector Blocks where raffled off at the meeting. This block will be the last block of the year.

Fall Retreat 2018
• Sign up coming soon – watch for a blog post announcing the sign up date
• Camp Huston in Gold Bar
• September 7-9, 2018
• Single Room $270, Double Room $210
Quiltcon 2019
• July 10, 2018 – Public Registration Opens
• July 1, 2018 – Quilt Submissions Open
• November 30, 2018 – Quilt Submissions Close
• The awards ceremony for QuiltCon 2019 will be moved to the evening of Wednesday February 20th immediately following badge pick up
MQG Events
• The next MQG Sew Day will be July 15th in all time zones. Sew days happen the third Sunday of each month. #mqgsewday
• Creative Webinars:
• Graffiti Quilting with Karlee Porter
o Tuesday July 18, 2018 8pm EDT, 5pm PDT
• Fresh Quilting TV: All episodes are now available through the MQG site

Bainbridge Quilt Festival
• Saturday September 8, 2018
• Non-juried celebration of all styles of quilts
• Registration closes 08/31/2018
• No hanging sleeve required!
• Bainbridgequiltfestival.com

Other Local Happenings
Quilt & Fiber Arts Festival
• Modern Category!
• October 12-14, 2018
• Call for entries open through July 28, 2018 5:00pm (fee is $30 per entry)
• Will be held at the Edward D. Hansen Conference Center in Everett, WA

Pacific Northwest Quit & Fiber Arts Museum
• Fabric Poems: Quilts by Emiko Toda Loeb & New Zephyrs Quilt Group June 27th – Sept 30th, 2018
• Civil War Quilts: 1850-1865 An American Quilt Study Group challenge
to create a piece using a Civil War Quilt as inspiration June 6 – August 26, 2018

Guild Members discussed projects that they where stuck on with fellow members

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