Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Hi Modern Quilters! Hope you are having a wonderful summer and finding lots of time to sew...even though summer camps & vacations can sometimes get in the way!

I just wanted to fill you in that the DSMMQG steering committee met and planned a few things for the rest of the year. We want our group to remain relaxed, fun and low key, but we still want to have some activities planned to keep you excited about coming to meetings. So, please check out the calendar page for what we've come up with.

Details for the Upcoming Meeting August 20, 2015

For the August Meeting, bring one yard of any kind of modern fabric you like. Make sure it is quilt store quality, prints or solids are ok and think about your friends in this group when you make your choice. We'll play a game where cut up our yards, swap the pieces and end up with a mish mash of many pieces that all add up to a yard. Details when you come to play!!

THEN, you'll be challenged to do something with those pieces. We'll continue our tradition of no rules for the challenge. Do your best to use all the pieces you received, add to them, cut them up however you want and make something quilted like a wall-hanging, quilt, bag, pillow, up to you!

Note: If you can't come to the meeting, but really want to participate, send your yard with a friend who you know is coming. We'll do our best to make a pretend you to play the game and send the pieces home with the same friend who brought your yard.

Join us Thursday, August 20, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. at the Polk County Community Center, 134 6th Street, WDM (in Valley Junction) [click for map].