Saturday, October 21, 2017

October 2017 Meeting Reminder

Our October meeting will take place on Tuesday October 24th at 7pm! 

Charity:
Our Cutting Garden quilt has been given to the church and is being raffled this weekend! Our next charity project is the QuiltCon 2018 quilt. Packets of fabric will be passed out at out October meeting for anyone interested in participating and the group will be meeting about the quilt at 6:30. 


Programming:
Get your questions ready! We’ll be hosting a panel discussion. Here is a list of the questions we've received so far (in no particular order). If you have any questions please ask!
* WHAT IS THE LARGEST QUILT YOU HAVE QUILTED ON A DOMESTIC SEWING MACHINE?  WHAT TIPS  DO  YOU HAVE?
*PLEASE CONSIDER TALKING ABOUT DIFFERENT MACHINE QUILTING TECHNIQUES-GRID, FREE MOTION, QUILTING WITH RULERS, WHERE TO START ON YOUR QUILT, ANYTHING TO GUIDE THE NEW QUILTER?  DO YOU HAVE ANY FAVORITE BRANDS/TYPES OF RULERS TO QUILT WITH?
*HAVE YOU EVER BLOCKED A QUILT?  WHY WOULD YOU DO IT AND WHAT IS THE PROCESS?
*WHAT ARE YOUR FAVORITE INTERNET RESOURCES FOR TIPS?
*PLEASE DISCUSS SEPARATING ZIPPERS-TIPS ON INSERTING THEM PROPERLY AND BEST PLACES TO PURCHASE THEM
*HOW DO YOU ALTER A KNIT GARMENT?  WHAT TYPES OF MACHINE NEEDLES FOR KNIT SEWING?  DO YOU STABALIZE YOUR SEEMS WITH SEAM TAPE?
*PLEASE DISCUSS DIFFERENT TYPES OF APPLIQUE AND TIPS FOR EACH TYPE
* WHAT PAPER PIECING TRICKS DO YOU KNOW AND USE?
* TO PRE-WASH FABRIC OR NOT? THAT IS THE QUESTION
*DO YOU HAVE ANY TIPS ON QUILTING AS YOU GO?
*HOW DO YOU DECIDE HOW TO PRESS YOUR SEAMS FOR ANY GIVEN PROJECT?  OPEN OR TO ONE SIDE?
*ANY TIPS ON CUTTING OUT HUGE PIECES OF FABRIC BIGGER THAN MY 24" x 36" MAT?
*WHAT DO I NEED TO KNOW BEFORE I GIVE MY QUILT TO A LONGARM QUILTER?


Anna Maria Horner: 
Our spring weekend with Anna Maria Horner will be in April and registration is open and filing up last! Signup at this link for the two classes that have available space.
Saturday April 14, 2018: Inspiration by Hand
Sunday April 15, 2018: Color Fluency in Patchwork

Latifah Saafir Workshop: Registration for our November 4th workshop with Latifah Saafir is now open to the public! For full details about the event, click here. To register for the workshop, visit our events page.

Giveaways and Raffles: Our giveaway item this month is some adorable note cards that Latifah Saafir donated to us!

* Raffle #1: Two half yard cuts of Art Gallery Nightfall with a matching Solid.

* Raffle #2: 4 cuts of citrus colored solids and The Glam Clam pattern.

See you Tuesday at the First Baptist Church!

1 comment:

  1. There are several meeting rooms, conference rooms and boardrooms all around that can be booked online. You can spot a conference room, a meeting space San Francisco and a boardroom even in the smaller cities.

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