Tuesday, October 1, 2019

October 2019 Agenda

October 19, 2019 10:30 - 4:00
St. John's Baptist Church
2300 Holland Road
Virginia Beach, VA 23453

Sew Day
Bring your current project and sew after our meeting.  (Or just visit - it's your sew day)

LRC
Bring up to 3 Low Volume Fat Quarters for Left Right and Center. You might win them all!

Swap
Bring a Lined Drawstring Bag to Swap with other members.  Instructions are here

Officer Nominations

The following members have volunteered to run for office for the 2020 Board:

  President - Chen Wu
  Vice President - Jana Dee
  Secretary - Lauren Welsh
  Treasurer - Barbara Gelpi

Election is at the November meeting.  Remember our November meeting will be at the Wyndham Virginia Beach Oceanfront during our Retreat on November 23.

Friday, August 23, 2019

September 2019 Agenda

September 21, 2019 10:30 - 4:00
St. John's Baptist Church
2300 Holland Road
Virginia Beach, VA 23453

Sew Day
Bring your current project and sew after our meeting.  (Or just visit - it's your sew day)

LRC
Bring up to 3 whatever sewing-related thing you like for Left Right and Center. You might win them all!

Block Lottery
Bring your completed Starburst Cross with a light background in any contrasting color scheme.  You could win them all!  Instructions are here

Swap
Bring a Little Clover pouch to Swap with other members.  Instructions are here

Guild Retreat Sign Ups
It's time to sign up for our Guild Retreat!  Bring your payment and sign up this month.  (Sign ups close after the September meeting.). The cost for Retreat is $100.  See the Retreat tab for more information.

Officer Nominations

Please email lkwelsh@gmail.com with your officer nominations, include VBMQG Nominations in the subject.  You may nominate yourself.  We encourage everyone to dig deep and consider running.  We need nominations for President, Vice President, Secretary, and Treasurer.  Nominations should be completed by the October meeting.  Election is at the November meeting.  Remember our November meeting will be at the Wyndham Virginia Beach Oceanfront during our Retreat on November 23.

Thursday, August 8, 2019

August 2019 Agenda

August 17, 2019 10:30 - 4:00
St. John's Baptist Church
2300 Holland RoadVirginia Beach, VA 23453

Sew Day

Bring your current project and sew after our meeting.  (Or just visit - it's your sew day)

LRC

Bring up to 3 rolls of Washi Tape for Left Right and Center. You might win them all!

Program
Rope Bowls with Kathy.  Bring some rope, your machine, and your sewing supplies.  Kathy will show us how to make rope bowls.

Guild Retreat Sign Ups
It's time to sign up for our Guild Retreat!  Bring your payment and sign up this month.  (Sign ups close after the September meeting.). The cost for Retreat is $100.  See the Retreat tab for more information.

Saturday, July 13, 2019

July 2019 Agenda

July 20, 2019 10:30 - 4:00
Senior Resource Center
912 Princess Anne Rd.
Virginia Beach, VA 23457

**NOTE LOCATION CHANGE FOR JUNE 20, 2019 ONLY**

Sew Day - #VBStrongQuilts

We are going to be putting together quilt tops for our guild's #VBStrong quilt project.  Our original goal of 16 quilts has been met.  We will be putting together the remaining blocks donated by many generous Instagram friends and other MQGs, basting quilts, and maybe even quilting.  Bring any tops/blocks you took home last month. If you have backing or binding fabric you can donate please bring that as well.

LRC

Bring up to 3 zippers for Left Right and Center. You might win them all!

Block Lottery

Bring as many 10-1/2" x 19-1/2" Sanibel blocks as you like to enter into the lottery. You can find the tutorial here

Program
We'll be working on our #VBStrong quilts.  Please bring your sewing supplies and be prepared to help put tops together, baste, and quilt.

Saturday, May 4, 2019

June 2019 Agenda - Please Read Agenda has changed

June 15,2019 10:30 - 4:00
St. John's Baptist Church
2300 Holland Road, Virginia Beach, VA

Sew Day - #VBStrongQuilts

We are going to be working on the Plus Blocks and putting together quilt tops for our guild #VBStrong quilt project.  Bring you blue and low volume fabrics and lots of energy to get this project going quickly.  Details are in the VBStrong Quilt tab.

LRC

Bring up to 3  Blue 2-1/2 inch WOF strips for Left Right and Center. You might win them all!

Block Lottery

Bring as many 10-1/2" x 19-1/2" Sanibel blocks as you like to enter into the lottery. Use a yellow for the center square. You can find the tutorial here

Program
We'll be working on our #VBStrong quilts and quilt blocks.  Please bring your low volume and blue fabrics and be prepared to help make quilt blocks.

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

April Agenda

April 20, 2019 Agenda

10:30 - 12:30 - St. John's Baptist Church


LRC

Bring up to 3 2-1/2" strips (WOF or bring 2 fat quarter length) for Left Right and Center. You might win them all!

Block Lottery

Bring as many Airmail Envelope blocks as you like to enter into the lottery.  You can find the tutorial here.  You can't win if you don't play!

Swap
Bring a kitchen-related item to swap (potholders, casserole cozies, placemats, cloth napkins, anything kitchen related)


Pot Luck
Bring a dish to share!

Program
It's our Anniversary meeting!  We'll socialize, have our potluck brunch, do our swap, draw for the block lottery, and play our game.  

Sunday, February 17, 2019

March Agenda

March 16, 201910:30 - 4:00


Sew Day

It’s an open sew day. Bring your own projects to work on.

LRC

Bring up to 3  4-1/2” half square triangles (low volume and a bright) for Left Right and Center. You might win them all!

Block Lottery

Bring as many 12-1/2” Box Kite blocks as you like to enter into the lottery. Use a low volume background, a fabric with dots, and a solid (shown in black in the tutorial). You can find the tutorial here

Swap
Bring a set of two bowl cozies.  You can find a tutorial here

Program
Bring up to 3 of your favorite sewing tools. We’ll all talk about what the tools do, how we use them, and why they are our favorites. 

Whitehurst-Buffington House
We will be having an exhibit of some of our modern quilts upstairs at Whitehurst-Buffington House on Saturday March 23. If you would like to have some of your work displayed please bring it to the meeting on March 16. Please make sure your pieces are labeled with your name. We could use volunteers for the exhibit which will be from 1:00 until 4:00. If you are not planning to volunteer, it would be useful if you could write a short description of how you came to make your piece(s).