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!

  • Modernquiltguild.org 

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) 

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