April 2018 Meeting Recap

Submitted by Teresa A., Secretary

The Bloomington-Normal Modern Quilt Guilt met on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at Christ Lutheran Church. Thirty-nine (39) members were in attendance, two (2) guests and we welcomed three (3) new members tonight.  Welcome to Noemi B., Fern H. and Pat P.

President Kathy C. thanked Marilyn B. and Sue K. who provided us with delicious snacks.  We were able to see more pictures of the modern quilts from this year’s Quilt Con provided to us by Ann G.

Announcements:

Our June meeting will be held at Kelly’s Bakery in downtown Bloomington.  There we will be able to see all of the mini-quilts on display.  We will be providing the directions and where parking will be available prior to the meeting.

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April 2018 Workshop fun

We had a great time at the workshop!  Nancy P. did the morning session with a wonderful quilted notebook cover – her own pattern!  It is available on Craftsy.com (in case you missed the workshop).  Donna L. led the afternoon session making a fun and useful project bag.

Lots of fun sewing with friends old and new.  Many projects were completed at the workshop or were just needing one final step to be completely finished.  Sometimes, a fun, quick project is just what you need!

 

April 2018 Meeting Reminder

submitted by Kathy C., president

Hello Modern Quilters,

April is all about binding.  This is the last installment of our modern mini challenge education series and we’ll be exploring different techniques for binding and facing a quilt.  Your minis are due at the May meeting.

I love a good mystery, don’t you? Nancy Powell will be presenting the first set of directions for the BNMQG Mystery Quilt that she has designed.  This is always fun and I hope you’ll join in!

Tuesday, April 24

Meet us at Christ Lutheran Church, 311 N Hershey, Normal IL.

Social time starts at 5:30 and the meeting will begin at 6.

Can’t wait to see you!

Here’s what you need to bring!

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