Thursday, April 6, 2023

April 2023 Meeting and Raffle

Here are the raffles for the upcoming meeting, Thursday, April 13. We will be gathering at the First Church in Nashua. Meeting starts at 7, fellowship at 6:30,

1 Concord Street,
Nashua, NH 03064


Raffle is now closed, please buy your tickets at the door!

Raffle 1:

2 fat quarter bundles of 'Seedling' by Katarina Roccella for Art Gallery Fabrics


Raffle 2:

25 Fat Quarters of Cotton Couture 'Coral Reef' for Michael Miller fabrics

 Good luck and see you Thursday!

Wednesday, March 22, 2023

March 2023 Meeting Recap

 New Hampshire Modern Quilt Guild

General Membership Meeting

March 16, 2023 (snow date)

1 Concord St. Nashua, NH 

6:30 Doors Open; 7:00 Meeting Begins

Agenda, Housekeeping & Featured Quilter


Next Meeting Thursday April 13th @ Church

Retreats - Lori Breen

  • Waitlist no longer! Able to accommodate a *few* more people


  • Thank you to Sonia, Carol & Maura for treats

Charity - Leslie

  • December 2022 = 39 quilts to the Nashua Children's Home

  • January = 32 quilts to the Pass Along project for children in foster-care

  • February = “car-full” of quilts, thank you Jennifer!

  • March = Sleep in Heavenly Peace (a group that makes beds)


  • Door Prize - Embroidery Kit

    • Chelsea!

  • Alison Glass Fabric

    • Mary Lou

  • Light

    • Mary Lou

Mini-Yard Sale (Give/Take Table)

  • Thank you Michelle & Lori

  • Perhaps a Give/Take table at future meetings

    • Just take home what you brought!


  • Block Swap 2023!
    • Sign up sheet passed around

    • Peep Robin and Helen’s quilts in Show and Tell; it’s their results from the Block Swap

  • Martingale Books - Going out of business

    • Check out their site for the sale

  • Team Charity Quilt

    • Kona color of the year = Crush

    • Take a bag home tonight

    • Make a 12 inch finished sized block (12 ½ square working size)

    • Use your own low volume fabrics to supplement

      • “Low volume fabrics are commonly shades of white, beige, gray and pale pastels with low-contrast prints. Many have graphic designs such as text, dots, florals and novelty prints. The distinction of low volume fabrics is that the overall color and design are neutral enough to be considered a background fabric.”

    • Due back next meeting!

      • Also please bring back the ziploc bags and the block reference card

    • If you mess up; it’s ok! Bring it in anyways

    • If you missed out, or want an extra charity block, email Susie Boots!

  • Organizing a larger MQG meet up?

  • See email for details

  • QuiltCon & Modern Quilt Guild

    • Look through their digital slide show online! Inspiration!

  • Karen presenting - Perhaps a presenter? See email for notes

Featured Quilter

Chelsea Folini


  • See email for details!


Monday, March 13, 2023

March Meeting POSTPONED


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Due to snow
Tuesday March 14th meeting
to Thursday March 16th
First Congregational Church
1 Concord St. Nashua, NH
6:30 pm Fellowship
7:00 pm Meeting

Tuesday, March 7, 2023

March 2023 Meeting and Raffle


Hi Everyone!

Here are the raffles for the upcoming meeting, TUESDAY, March 14, 2023. We will be gathering at the First Church in Nashua. Meeting starts at 7, fellowship at 6:30,

1 Concord Street,
Nashua, NH 03064

Also, here is a link to last month's meeting recap! ~~**February Meeting Recap**~~

Raffle is now closed, see you at the meeting! 

Raffle 1:

27 Alison Glass, Sun Print fat quarters,

Raffle 2:

Halo Go Rechargable Magnifier, for those of us who need a little magnification!



Good luck and see you Tuesday!

Tuesday, February 21, 2023

February Meeting Recap and Notes


February 8, 2023 Meeting

Housekeeping & Announcements

Welcome to newcomers!

  • Raya, Peggy, Shelly, Lisa

Reminder: all NHMQG Members get access to the mother guild (Modern Quilt Guild! Lots of patterns and quilt-y news!


Next Meeting is Tuesday March 14, AT CHURCH

  • NOTE that this is a CHANGE to the original plan and handouts!

Member Directory!

  • Pat & Marie created a membership directory

  • Includes members contact info & social media handles

  • If you are not there, reach out! It is ever-growing and changing!


  •  passed at last board meeting

  • Grew up to the next tier of membership!

  • Retreat

  • May 11-14; 

  • Single or Double; 2-3 Night stayers

    • CHECK: 3 night single 470, 3 night double 356, 2 night single 335, 2 night double 253

    • PAY PAL would increase these prices

    • If we overbook, some people are flexible to convert single > double (reach out)

    • Only 2 spots left (as of this email/post)

      • All inquirers must email Lori to check in about payment and availability (Lori's email is noted in this month's email)

Sewing Bee

  • Bring a project, hand sewing or machine! Sew along with fellow members, and enjoy the process & fellowship

  • Sunday March 19th;

    • stop by for however long between 9am-4pm!

  • RSVP to Ophelia by Thursday, please

    • Phone # & address disclosed in personal email, not website! :) 

Thank you!

  • Lynn & Marylou for snacks & refreshments

  • Susan & Steph for being “welcomers” for the meeting

  • Helen for helping hold the quilts in almost every picture :)!

Raffles & Prizes

  • Door prize: Jennifer

  • Fabric Raffle: Marie

  • Bits and Pieces Card: Pat McGaw 

Show and Tell

  • Brianna

    • Bag

    • Wallet hand sew from video tutorial

  • Jennifer

    • Cats! Did cats 5 years ago, 

    • Custom quilting 

  • Nova Star

  • Simone

    • For her daughter, blues are batik scraps

  • Grandson loves dr seuss, custom quilting

  • Susan

    • Crosses

  • Ashley

    • Just started, but sharing for accountability! Sue spargo! Keep it going!

  • Rene

    • Alaska Quilt Pattern by Edyta Sitar/Laundry Basket Quilts

  • Julie

    • Little llamas

  • Husbands xmas present, Harley themed; spark plugs and tires

  • Amy butler, fat quarter pack of her faves; chain mail quilting pattern

  • Maura

    • Hexagon quilt based on Settlers of Catan Board game

    • Machine quilted the game pieces on each hex!

  • Chelsea

    • Fall retreat; learning to love orange?!

  • Hand quilted!!!

  • Patty

    • Minky galore! Tilda embroidery! Pink door quilting gave her a kit! 

  • Jelly roll pattern

  • Baby quilt for friend, susie quilted the whales!

  • Another baby quilt, fussy cutting, moon phase quilting!

  • Morrocan tiles sew kind of wonderful! Kaffe on back! 

  • Brenda

    • Mini quilt swap online! Needle turn applique, 

  • Another quilt swap, modern quilt guild quilt swap during quilt con and mail swap! 

  • Laurie

    • Bibs and burp clothes drive with her church, we are all invited to help her out! Details attached***(in emails)

      • If you have some flannel to donate!!

    • Daughters piano teacher loves horses, treasure box pattern!

  • Patty 

    • Crib quilt; first time free motion quilting 

  • Strip pieced;

  • Shelly

    • Never quilted before! Simone helped her out! Alison glass pattern, planning to straight line quilt

  • Ophelia

    • 3 yard donna Robinson ; can do with 4 pink 4 blue 4 white FQs! Used rest of FQs on backing

  •  Gudrun Erla pattern; ingrid; really easy, strip piecing;  design wall helps!

  • Sonia

    • Wheelchair quilt & children’s quilt for charity (not pictured)