Saturday, May 4, 2019

May 2019 Agenda

May 18,2019 10:30 - 4:00
St. John's Baptist Church
2300 Holland Road, Virginia Beach, VA

Sew Day

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

LRC

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

Block Lottery

Bring as many 18-1/2” Camp Quilt blocks as you like to enter into the lottery. Use a yellow for the center square. You can find the tutorial here

Challenge Quilt Blocks
Challenge Quilt Blocks are due this month.  Bring 9 identical 12-1/2" blocks using your focus fabric to swap with your partners.

Program
Make and Take with Barb

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).

Sunday, January 20, 2019

February Agenda

February 16, 2019
10:30 - 4:00

Sew Day

Peggy Jebavy will be teaching a workshop on Foundation Paper Piecing. Please download the free pattern  here   

Please print the pattern on your choice of foundation (Peggy recommends Ricky Tim’s Stable Stuff) and bring your chosen fabric and basic sewing supplies.

LRC

Bring up to 3 zipper pulls 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

Saturday, July 7, 2018

July Agenda

Saturday, July 21
10:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Sew Day!
  • Work on Makers Tote - swap for August
  • Talk about the notion you brought to swap
  • Potluck - bring a dish to share

LRC
Bring up to three zippers for playing Left Right Center!

Swap
  • Notions
    • Bring your favorite notion under $10

Block Lottery

June Minutes

Virginia Beach Modern Quilt Guild Minutes
June 16, 2018

Members: 22
Guests: 

Meeting Notes / Announcements

      Jana welcomed everyone to the meeting
      Open Sew Announced
o      We have the church until 4 for each meeting, so if you’d like you can bring supplies to sew after the meeting
      Birthdays
o      June gifts presented
      Swap - Hexies
o      July Swap – notion under $10
o      August Swap – small Makers Tote
      Block Lottery
o      Winner chosen
o      July – Weathervane
      http://www.abrightcorner.com/.../weathervane-quilt-block...White background, warm and dark grey
      LRC – Alison Glass fat quarters
      WIP Challenge – Due in August
      Show and Tell
      Various zipper techniques discussed
      Open Sew

July Agenda

      Swap
o      July
       Favorite notion under $10
o      August
       Makers Tote - small
      Sew Day
o      Work on Makers Tote if desired
o      Talk about the notion you brought to swap
o      Potluck – bring a dish to share
      Left-Right-Center
o      Zippers – up to 3
      Block Lottery 
o      Weathervane
o      White background, warm and dark grey

Meeting adjourned at 12:30 pm. 

Recorded and Submitted by:
Kathy Poston

Sunday, June 10, 2018

June Agenda

Saturday, June 16
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Open Sew
If you'd like to sew after the meeting, bring your machine and stay a while! Very casual, no pot luck, bring your lunch or eat out. 

LRC
Bring up to three Alison Glass fat quarters for playing Left Right Center!
Swap
  • Hexies
    • Bring 6 sets of 6 (36 total), 1 inch finished, hexies in solid colors.
    • Each set of 6 should be the same color.

Block Lottery

WIP Sign-ups!
May 19 - August 18
  • Sign-up is $5 an entry
  • List 3 Works In Progress (WIPs) that you will finish by the end of the time frame.
  • If you complete all three, you’ll be in a drawing to win a prize as well as the money collected.