July 2021 Meeting Notes

If you missed our July 14, 2021 Zoom meetings, here are links to the recordings, posted to Vimeo.  You will need a password to view these videos. The password has been emailed directly to all current Seattle MQG members.


July 2021 Meeting Recording

The video contains the guild business portions of the meeting, including an update on program and workshop plans for 2021, an introduction to Month 7 of the Salsa Medallion BOM and some beautiful quilt eye candy in Sew and Tell.

Our speaker this month was Amy Friend (@duringquiettime). Per our contract with her, we were not able to record her talk. Amy spoke about her journey toward improv foundation paper piecing. She started with traditional block patterns, exploring ways to make them asymmetrical. As she made her version of the blocks, she discovered that rotating blocks created interesting movement in the designs. Those explorations led to development of shape-based blocks, followed by using objects as block inspirations. She also began exploring the deconstruction of blocks for unexpected results. Throughout her quilt journey she has played with creating interesting negative space in her designs for a dramatic modern quilt vibe.

Here are links to the pdf of the July 2021 meeting slideshow and to the meeting minutes.

Meeting Slides

Meeting Minutes

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