Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Meeting Recap

We all loved Hillary's demo last night. Thank you Hillary!

Reminder about upcoming meeting dates this summer:
June 16th, third Tuesday: meeting CANCELLED
June 30th, fifth Tuesday: meet at the Lot (in Bend off Galveston) from 5pm to 7pm. 
July 7th: first Tuesday, Meeting CANCELLED
July 21st: potluck hosted by Susan. meet at 5pm, dinner around 6pm.
August 4th: potluck and tacos hosted by Sonja. Dinner at 6pm
August 18th: meeting in the park. 

Other COMQG events this summer:
June 10th: the final Scrappy Stash Buster hosted by Christy, 6:30pm-8:30pm.
June 13th: COMQG Sew day hosted by Erin, 11am to 5pm.
July 11th: MQG meetup at Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show, in Village Green Park 11am to 1pm

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Meeting Reminder

It's the First Tuesday of June, so we're meeting TONIGHT! at Quiltworks in Bend at 5pm till 8pm. We hope to see you there! We love having guests. 

What to bring:
--your listening ears! Hillary is going to do a set-in circles demonstration for us.
--some handwork (knitting, embroidery, binding, hand sewing)
--your nametag
--Dinner or drinks if you want. 
--finished or works in progress for show and tell. 

At 6pm we'll start our programs with a demo from Hillary. Thank you Hillary!

1) MQG news:
--Submit quilt for Houston show.
--ongoing challenges that some people are doing: Michael Miller glitz (for QuiltCon 2016) and Riley Blake (due by July 31st)

2) PNW MQG news:
--BTW for QKS submissions due June 12th.
--meetup in August. see seattle MQG page for all the details.

3) Central Oregon Quilting news:
--First Friday gallery reception at Quiltworks this Friday!
--SOQS coming up! Extended shop hours, extra classes, fun quiltiness in the community!

4) COMQG news:
--Gee's Bend challenge: we're all set for our display at SOQS. quilts need to be dropped off by July 1st. If you want, Corni will take your quilt for you! Bring it to the meeting to give to her. 
--Cool Color challenge: October 1st is coming up fast...
--Meeting schedule for the summer is different! 
June: no third tuesday meeting, happy hour for fifth Tuesday. 
July: no first tuesday meeting, meetup on quilt show day in Village Green Park, Third tuesday potluck at Susan's.
--Volunteer at Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show. Thank you volunteers! We are all now registered for our volunteer shifts. Now all we have to do is show up at our allotted time and patrol the block where our quilts are hung. We don't know this area yet and may not know until the day of the show. 
--QuiltCon charity quilt plans. 
--upcoming Sew Day hosted by Erin. 

Show and Tell.
--Laurie finished the binding on the Blue Stars quilt (A charity quilt for Camp Erin) and the quilt looks amazing! I just need to finish sewing on the label. 

Giveaways: we got a donation from the Cloth Pocket, so we'll give those away at this meeting.