Central Virginia Modern Quilt Guild

Develop and Encourage the Growth and Development of Modern Quilting through Education and Community Activities


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Meeting this Tuesday!

Hey everyone!

Reminder that our meeting is this Tuesday at Studio Two Three at 6PM! Looking forward to seeing everyone there! Margaret will be teaching us how to save our bleeding quilts.

Please bring your Mid Atlantic info forms with you if you’d like to participate in the show. For all of those who enter, your name will be placed in a drawing to win a free CVAMQG membership for next year!

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September Meeting!

Hello all!

Our September meeting will be held at The Longarm Network at 2085 Val Park Dr, Oilville, VA 23129 and we will start our meeting at 6:30PM. They will be giving us a demo for how longarm machines work and there should be a little time left for us to play on the machines!!

Also, the deadline for submitting silent auction mini quilts is this meeting. We need to be able to catalog everything so every quilt should have a label with the makers name, name of the quilt, and two pieces of the soft side of Velcro attached to the back.

Thanks!

Melanie


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July Meeting Location Change!

Hello all!

We have made a last minute change to our July meeting location. Instead of Studio Two Three, we will be meeting at U-Fab on Tuesday July 10th from 6PM to 8PM. The address is 7921 West Broad Street, Richmond Virginia 23294. Hope to see everyone there!

PS – remember this meeting is hands-on with an applique supply list so please see below for the supplies that you’ll need to bring.

Thanks everyone!

Melanie

 

For the July applique mini workshop:

Applique Tool Box, from Carolyn Friedlander:
+Thread for project (such as Aurifil Cotton 50wt)
+ Appliqué needles (such as Clover Gold Eye Appliqué Needles No. 10)
+ Appliqué pins (such as Clover Appliqué Size 12)
+ Large fabric scissors (Ginghers, Kai 8″ or 9″)
+ Small fabric scissors (Ginghers, Kai 8
+ Removable marking tool (such as Pilot Frixion pen–always test on fabric before using)
+ Seam gauge (such as Dritz Measuring Gauge)
+ Heavy paper or template plastic (for copying templates)
Optional supplies:
+Preferred Thimble
+Needle threader
+thread conditioner (such as Thread Heaven or beeswax)

Project Block: TWO OPTIONS
1. The KISS Level–simple, but a lot of folks have done this:
Three Circles on a Background  “Half Lego block” or “Dot Candy”
+3  mini charms
+5.5″ x 7.5″ background fabric

2. The NO MORE CIRCLES Level–for those who want a small block:
Popsicle Party, a free pattern on the Robert Kaufman website.
A little more involved, but fun for those who have already done application

I have attached the pattern. I would instruct folks not to machine baste.

http://www.robertkaufman.com/quilting/quilts_patterns/popsicle_party/