Friday, March 6, 2015

Meeting Notes

We had a great meeting on Tuesday. If you need more information about locations, or where to sign up for any event, look at your email, sent to members. Or email with questions. 

Action item!
-We distributed fabric with our COMQG logo. Make a nametag with this logo fabric, and wear it to our first meeting in April, and you'll be eligible to win a QuiltCon goodie bag! Trust me, it's pretty awesome!
-keep wearing your nametags at future meetings, we'll have giveaways for people wearing nametags only. 

-we voted, and cool colors won!
-due date is October 1st. 
-Challenge requirements: use entirely cool colors. A pop of warm colors is acceptable, but the quilt should be primarily cool colors. The quilt should be lap size: approximately 50-70 inches by 50-70 inches. 

Update from QuiltCon
-recap of QuiltCon. We had 6 members attend and had a great time!
-Kristin's blog has some great recaps:

here are the COMQG members at QuiltCon with our charity quilt.

Christy's scrappy stash buster
-Meeting dates are Wednesdays: March 11, March 25th, April 22, May 6, May 27, June 10, from 6:30 to 8:30.
-Pattern we'll be following is the Half Square Triangle Block of the Month by Jeni Baker at In Color Order. 
-check your email for further instructions if you have already signed up. 

Sew day at Erin's in April
-Erin will host a guild sew day and potluck lunch on Saturday, April 4th from 11am to 5pm.

-Lindsey will host a retreat May 1st -3rd

BTW challenge for Quilt Knit Stitch:
-we have the option again this year to make a quilt to submit to the juried show at Quilt Knit Stitch. This year's theme is Black to White (BTW, get it?), and the link for all the information and entries is here:

Save the date, more information coming:
--Meetup at Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show planned
--PNW MQG meetup in Seattle August 20-23
--COMQG 5 year anniversary party at Quiltworks in November. 

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