July 18, 2014

Sew In This Sunday

We have a guild sew-in this Sunday, July 20 from 1 to 6! We are meeting at Sew Original on Robinhood. Hope to see you there!

June 25, 2014

June 2014 Meeting Recap

Announcements:
-- Michael Miller fabric contest - upload your photo by July 25th
-- Carolyn Friedlander will be in the Greensboro/ Winston-Salem area August 15-16th, 2014. She will be holding two workshops, August 15- Sew Original, August 16-Studio Stitch. Prices: 1 workshop ($110), both workshops ($200).
--Upcoming Speakers: 
July 29th - Dana Bolyard (Old Red Barn Co.) she will also host a workshop the following Wed. (July 30th, 10am - 3pm at Sew Original) about curved piecing from the cover of her book. ( This meeting will be the 5th Tues. of July) 
Workshop price: $10 ( sign up sheets are at Sew Original) The fabric for this workshop will be donated, you will just need to bring your sewing machine and basic sewing supplies.
August- Karen Gray
September- Sara Lawson (Sew Sweetness) She will be hosting a bated workshop (Sept. 24th, 9am - 3pm at Sewingly Yours) which includes her book. Prices are $90 for non-members, $80 for members. Workshop sign up sheet is at Sewingly Yours.
October- no speaker scheduled yet.
--Presents for speakers: you can sign up at the next meeting to make a gift for our speakers.
--Demo Night- 4th Tuesday in July (July 22nd) in our normal meeting place. Some of the sewing projects being demonstrated include paper piecing, curves, texture magic, y seams and appliqué.
-- Emails: If you are having trouble receiving the blog emails or national guild emails, please let us know.
-- Arts on Sunday Series: every Sunday of the month there will be crafts and music on Trade St. Downtown.

We would like to thank Tessa Walker (The Sewing Chick) for speaking at our June guild meeting about how she got started in quilting and showing us her trunk show!

June 22, 2014

Tessa Walker


We're thrilled that our program this Tuesday is Tessa Walker aka The Sewing Chick! She's an uber talented quilter and sewist. Her skills are all around amazing! She writes excellent tutorials and makes gorgeous things!! 


TMQG meets on the fourth Tuesday of the month at Southfork Community Center on Country Club at 6:30. Visitors and new members always welcome!

June 5, 2014

May 2014 Meeting Recap

Announcements:
-- Michael Miller fabric contest - upload photo by July 25th
-- Retreat: cancelled. It will be rescheduled for later in the year.
--Raleigh shop hop: Cancelled. It will be rescheduled for later in the year
--Quilt Con: Austin, TX Feb. 19-26th, 2015. Registration opens June 24, 2014 at 10am. Workshop schedule is released on June 17, 2014
--Sew Original Sew In Night: June 6th 5:30pm-until. Bring a covered dish and a project to work on.
-- Carolyn Friedlander will be in the Greensboro/ Winston-Salem area August 15-16th, 2014. She will be holding two workshops, August 15- Sew Original, August 16-Studio Stitch. Prices: 1 workshop ($110), both workshops ($200).
--Upcoming Speakers: 
June- Tessa Walker (the Sewing Chick)
July- Dana Bolyard (Old Red Barn Co.) she will also host a workshop the following Wed. about curved piecing from the cover of her book. ( This meeting will be the 5th Tues. of July) 
Workshop price: $10
August- Karen Gray
September- Sara Lawson (Sew Sweetness) She will be hosting a workshop which includes her book. Prices are $90 for non-members, $80 for members.
--Presents for speakers: you can sign up at the next meeting to make a gift for our speakers.
--Demo Night- 4th Tuesday in July in our normal meeting place. Some of the sewing projects being demonstrated include paper piecing, curves, texture magic, etc.
-- Emails: If you are having trouble receiving the blog emails or national guild emails, please let us know.
-- Arts on Sunday Series: every Sunday of the month there will be crafts and music on Trade St. Downtown.
Snacks: members scheduled to bring snacks for May meeting
  - sweets- Roseanne Morgan
  - drinks- Tami Bateman
  - salty/savory- Liz Bowen

We would like to thank Kelly Wood for speaking at our May guild meeting about quilting and threads!