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:

Carla said...

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

capitolaquilter said...

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!

Linh said...

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

Julie said...

Yeah! Glad you went a second time :)

Lucy @ Charm About You said...

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

Leanne said...

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

Kelli said...

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.

Heidi Staples said...

Your name tag is fabulous, Debbie!

Svetlana said...

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?

Katy Cameron said...

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

Marci Girl said...

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!

Carla said...

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!

Annabella said...

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!

Cille said...

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.

Sophie Belle Designs said...

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

Kate said...

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! ;)

FlourishingPalms said...

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!

quirky granola girl said...

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 :)