Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Meeting on 10/29 at normal Pink Castle location

Next Meeting: October 29 at 6:30pm.  Book your space!  This meeting will take place at Pink Castle Fabrics' normal location on Plaza Dr. 
  • Dues are due at the October meeting.
  • Deposits for the January retreat are due at the October meeting:
    The next A2MQG retreat is scheduled for Thursday, January 29 thru Sunday, February 1 at Grindley Lodge at the Howell Nature Center in Howell, MI.  (http://howellnaturecenter.org/camps/lodges) The cost is $143 per person.  This price includes lodging and all your meals for the weekend.
    Your $50 deposit is due at the October guild meeting.   Make your checks out to the Ann Arbor Modern Quilt Guild

BRING YOUR SUPER SECRET STALKER SWAP. 
If you've been working on a Quilt Con Charity Quilt, please bring some progress. (Improv team - Jenna will bring the arrows I collected at the sew-in ; )  )

Cheers!
Jenna

Monday, October 27, 2014

Winter Retreat 2015


Hi Everyone;

The next A2MQG retreat is scheduled for Thursday, January 29 thru Sunday, February 1 at Grindley Lodge at the Howell Nature Center in Howell, MI.  (http://howellnaturecenter.org/camps/lodges) The cost is $143 per person.  This price includes lodging and all your meals for the weekend.

Your $50 deposit is due at the October guild meeting.   Make your checks out to the Ann Arbor Modern Quilt Guild.  If you prefer to pay by Pay Pal send an e-mail to our treasurer, Jen Bernstein, and she will send you a Pay Pal invoice.  You can also mail a check to Jen.  Send me an e-mail to get her mailing address.

Remember, there is a minimum of 20 people in order to confirm the reservation.  So, send in your deposit as soon as possible.

See you at the meeting,
Ginia

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Weekly Round Up for October 26th!

Rossie has this amazing quilt (from Oakshott fabric) and tutorial called Autumn Columns on her blog this week:


Love the colors!

Debbie has a fun new quilt and pattern, called Escape!


She's using Lotta Jansdotter's new line, Follie. For which I am super excited.

Karen's made a cool baby quilt, using a block from Vintage Quilt Revival by Katie Clark Blakesley, Lee Heinrich, and Faith Jones:

She may be stressing over the free motion quilting, but from here it looks great!

Lynn has made many string pieced melon blocks:


and has a few fish panels she's considering making into one quilt or two.

Pam has been making blocks for the MQG charity quilt project using Debbie's Think Positive quilt pattern:


And I made some pants for my kid.

Meeting is this week! Can't wait to see the secret stalker quilts!




Sunday, October 19, 2014

Weekly round up for 10/19/14!

Karen made a awesome Chicopee Basketcase quilt (pattern by Cluck Cluck Sew):


Debbie has a new quilt pattern available called Linked:

Love these bright colors!

Kathy has a post about a show she did this weekend, including some picture of her work:


Rossie has a patterm review of the Lotta Jansdotter gardening tote on her blog:


And I'm sharing some designs I've been fiddling with on my blog - and some of my homework assignments!


Sunday, October 12, 2014

Weekly Round up for 10/12/14

Jenna made this fun little quilt as a block exchange with a friend (what a neat idea!):


The quilt is Six Times the Charm, from the book Handmade Beginnings by Anna Maria Horner.

Jenna also has written a tutorial for making improv arrows:


Debbie has a new quilt for Sew Solid Sunday called Cooler Weather:


Pam's been pattern testing this gorgeous Fair Isle quilt designed by our own Brenda Ratliff:


Kathy S. is working on a new improv quilt:


Rossie's been working on the Stripes quilt pattern by Carolyn Friedlander (among other things):



Rossie also wrote a post about her exciting new house and studio renovations!

Hope everyone has been enjoying this lovely fall weekend!


Sunday, October 5, 2014

Weekly Round Up for 10/5/14!

Pam finished her Snowy Daisy Field quilt:

It's just gorgeous!

Lynn finished an amazing red and white top called Streak of Lighting:


Kathy S. finished her red and white improv quilt:


Rossie's made her own new improv quilt top:


Love the colors!

Karen's been working on many different blocks, but here's one:

The pattern is Hazel the Hedgehog by Elizabeth Hartman
Kathy K. made a little bag - the pattern is the teeny tiny mini zipper pouch from So Sew Easy:


And I finished another Road Trip Case (pattern from Noodlehead):




Sunday, September 28, 2014

Weekly Round Up for September 28 (and 21)

Somehow I missed last week! Ooops!

Rossie has her lone square quilt on her blog, a wedding gift from the guild to her!


Fun to see this one again!

Lynn has mad a bright postage stamp quilt top:


And she's been working on some bee blocks:


Pam has been working on a new Daisy Field quilt for a wedding present:


Love the colors!

Kathy's been quilting her white and red improv quilt:


Rebekah's been making bags! Here's her road trip case complete with in progress English paper piecing project (pattern by Anna Graham of Noodlehead):


And I have a couple of things on my blog about designs intended for fabric, but I think what you're all interested in is the return of "The Last Good Weekend."


I hope everyone is enjoying this beautiful weekend!