March 28, 2017

March 28 Meeting Recap

-- Muriel is organizing the Raffle Quilt. The blocks are done. Let her know if you want to help with piecing the blocks.
-- Heart of the Triad Quilt Show is April 21 & 22 in Greensboro.
-- If you've joined and aren't getting MQG emails, let Lee know.
-- Check out the Libby Lehman auction.
-- We swapped for the coffee & tea swap.
-- The mini quilt swap will be announced at the April meeting.
-- Corey Yoder's program was great! Check out her website here.
-- Ginny Robinson will be April's program. See you April 25.

March 24, 2017

Meeting on Tuesday and Swap

Reminder our next meeting is Tuesday, March 28. Corey Yoder will be our speaker. It's a $5 meeting. 

The coffee/tea swap items are due.

Enjoy your weekend!

March 21, 2017

Meeting Minutes : Feb 28, 2017

Triad Modern Quilt Guild
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Meeting Minutes

Welcome to our visitors: Holly and Audry
New Members: Bethany, AC and Carole

·      Charlotte Quilter’s Guild – March 10-11,  2017
·      QuiltCon was February 22-26 in Savannah, GA.
·      Triangle Guild – ChristaQuilts – March 11 10am-5pm. $120 in Raleigh

            Upcoming Meetings
·      March 28: Corey Yoder ($5) – Playful Petals workshop on Wednesday, March 29 includes her book. $75 for members, $85 for non-members. 10am-5pm at SouthFork Community Center. Email Lee to register      
·      April – Ginny Robinson
·      May – Anya Wright        
·      Friday, March 3 from 5-11pm : Sew-In at Sewingly Yours (pick a potluck item to share)

Treasurer Report by Sarah Lowry:
            Made $707 from the 2016 Raffle Quilt
            Annual membership dues are $25
            See Sarah for nametag swap

Community Report by Sheri Collette & Ann Monroe: (previously known as Charity)
Every month we will be collecting items for the Community Basket. Bring toiletries as you can. There is a list on the Senior Services website.

Swaps by Amanda Hinshaw:
            FOUR scheduled swaps this year:
                        1 – Coffee/tea: names exchanged – due at MARCH 28 meeting
                        2 – mini swap with another MQG – date TBD
                        3 – pillow exchange – date TBD
                        4 – Christmas gift exchange – NOVEMBER 28 meeting

Raffles by Lee Monroe (Muriel Riggs is the Raffle Chair):
            The RAFFLE quilt will be displayed at the July meeting. Tickets will be
available for sale until the raffle on November 28 at our Holiday Party.
7 members will make the star blocks and Laura Davies has donated her quilting services.


Corey Yoder

Who's a fan of Corey Yoder?! She's the awesome designer behind quite a few stunning Moda collections, including her latest, Lulu Lane. Corey is also a pattern designer under the clever name Coriander Quilts and author of Playful Petals.
You can meet her in person if you're local. She's coming on Tuesday, March 28 for a trunk show. We meet at Southfork Community Center on Country Club at 6:30 pm on the fourth Tuesday of the month. There is a $5 fee at the door for out of town speakers. We are also offering a workshop!! The workshop will be Wednesday, March 29 from 10-4, also at Southfork. The workshop is $75 for TMQG members and $85 for non-members. The workshop fee includes a copy of her book, Playful Petals. To sign up, email TriadMQG at gmail dot com and reserve your spot. 
We will be making the gorgeous Petal Pillow on the cover of her book! And we will be getting a hand quilting lesson in the afternoon. Corey is a master hand quilter!