September is here and everyone is in full swing with Fall activities, including lots of quilting!
We had a wonderful meeting and everyone walked away with tips and inspiration to go home with!
Question of the Day:
" Who is your dream teacher and class? " Several members shared their favorite teachers and classes. Who and what class is on your bucket list?
Next Month: Timna Tarr - Guest Speaker and Trunk Show!
Marian J. Mohr Memorial Library
1 Memorial Ave.
(Lower Level Conference Room)
We are in full swing to promote next month's meeting. Please mark your calendars and spread the word to attend our October 3rd Saturday meeting from 2-4 pm. Members $5.00/ Non-Members $10.
Timna will be hosting a workshop entitled "Designing with Flying Colors" on Friday, Oct. 2 for the Quilters by the Sea Guild in Portsmouth, RI. They have graciously opened the workshop to RIMQG members if space allows. $40 for full day workshop. Please contact Susan Rood (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you would like to be put on the list.
Quilt Show at the Fine Furnishings Show - Important Details!
We will be accepting modern quilts for our first quilt show to be hung at the Fine Furnishings Show at the Pawtucket Armory on November 6-8th. Friday night through Sunday. This is a high-end furniture show and this is a fabulous opportunity to share with the public our amazing modern quilts! You may choose to sell or not. Bring your best work to the October meeting and make sure you label your quilt and attach an Entry Form with each quilt.
Leslie Lowenstein (email@example.com) and Jill Belisle (firstname.lastname@example.org) will be coordinating this event. Please email them to sign up for show volunteering and entry information or any other questions.
6 lucky ladies will be quilting up a storm at the Fall Retreat. Why not plan on attending the next one?
Our next guild challenge will be "SOLIDS". There are no size or design rules. Just use your creativity and modern aesthetic to make this challenge really pop! Due on January 9, 2016 meeting.
Fat Quarter Swap:
Next month's theme will be FALL - bring your modern fall fat 1/4's and go home with something too!
What is your favorite shortcut?
- Creative Grids "stripology" ruler
- Elmer's Washable School Glue to assist in binding
- Half square triangle methods: "folded corner clipper", "quilt in a day triangle square up ruler", magic 8 video on Craftsy
- Judy Lancaster of Ryco will be teaching a 7 methods of cutting triangles class.
Show and Tell:
Due to our Special Event and change of location there
will not be an Open Sewing Day next month!
* Look for an email this week on upcoming shows and events you may want to attend!