Friday, April 12, 2013

SMQG

So I have a new acronym in my life, and that's SMQG {Seattle Modern Quilt Guild}. I went to my second meeting this week, and this time was prepared with my nametag.
SMGQ Nametag
I was especially excited about my first "show & tell" and appreciated being able to share my hst quilt.
We also had a little charm swap, and I came home with this pack of coral fabrics - a color that is nearly missing from my stash.
And I also had the pleasure of meeting Susie from Clothworks, a local fabric producer. The guild is fortunate to be able to partner with Clothworks on a charity quilt, which is starting out as a block challenge using these little bundles of "Everyday Organic Solids."
The hand on these fabrics is just lovely, and I look forward to sewing with them.

Anyway, just a little rundown as I begin this step in my quilting journey . . .

18 comments:

  1. Guilds are a lot of fun. You will absorb so much just by being there ; )
    I'm sure they loved your quilt too

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  2. How fun to have your quilt all done for Show and Tell. The name tag is perfect - I really like the guild logo on it too... an idea for our chapter!

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  3. You sound like you're having fun and your nametag is really adorable.

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  4. Yeah! Glad you went a second time :)

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  5. brilliant name tag!! I just adore coral, it is such a pleasing colour!

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  6. I love your nametag and it sounds like you are having fun in your guild!

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  7. What a stellar name tag! I've been debating on whether I should join my area's guild. I don't know why, but I'm SO shy to. That's totally NOT like me. Anyways, way to go! And what a cute set of charm fabrics. Being from Hawaii, it's not surprising that I like the print on top. Those surfboards, sushi, and hula girls just make me wish I was back home.

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  8. Your name tag is fabulous, Debbie!

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  9. how wonderful! It's so nice to be able to meet and talk to people who love fabric and quilting as much as we do, isn't it?

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  10. Love your tag, glad you're having fun there :o)

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  11. Looks like a lot of fun, and those coral charms are great! Love how your name tag turned out, too clever! We are supposed to get a modern guild soon, I sure hope so, it looks like a good time!

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  12. You will so love being in the MQG!! Such fun! I really like your name tag, btw,....and your quilt....both showing off my favorite aqua color!

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  13. It must be great fun to be part of a guild. Your name tag is lovely (love the pin) and I am going to make an HST quilt in solids inspired by this one - now I just have to decide on colours!

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  14. What great fun :) I'm in a kind of guild too and I love going there. I always come back with so much inspiration and ideas.

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  15. Sounds like good fun. Your quilt looks great! I'm sure you must have been proud to show it off :)

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  16. I don't think I will ever get tired of that HST quilt! So simple yet...love. Just love. I also love your name tag...and maybe we should swap grey for coral, because I'm never lacking in that! ;)

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  17. Very cute name tag! You'll love being part of a modern guild. I haven't NOT had a quilt guild in my life for many years. So you can imagine how I felt moving to Florida nine months ago and finding that there was no modern guild, and that 99 percent of quilters had never even heard of it! I rectified that by starting a chapter, and I know it's going to thrive. We haven't got a consistent membership base, with just about as many first-time visitors each month as returnees, but as we're now beginning to charge membership, that should all settle out. I hope you get involved with your chapter. It's so much fun!

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  18. i just started with the DC MQG in january and i *love* it!! i'm glad you have a group to share your lovely quilts with :)

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