Wednesday, May 11, 2016

May 15, 2016 Meeting Reminder

Sunday, May 15 is our next meeting and program at the Home State Bank Commercial Banking Center (see map on the right sidebar.)

  • 11:00am monthly CLMQG meeting
  • Noon - 4:00pm Convergence Quilt demo and Open Sew-In ($5 guest fee applies for sew-in)

May Monthly Meeting Highlights:
  • Nominations and Election for 2016-17 Executive Board positions
  • Vote to choose Holiday Party Venue (email with options coming soon!)
  • Mystery Medallion Challenge - April border judging and final May border requirements revealed
  • July Block Lottery details available
  • Show and Tell
  • Convergence Quilt demo by Judy O
  • Open Sew-In (guest fee $5)

What you need to bring:
  • Mystery Medallion Challenge - Quilt top with April (fourth) border completed and sewn. If you are unable to attend the meeting email a photo of your medallion with April borders completed by Saturday, May 14 to avoid a penalty and remain eligible. The photo must clearly show your use of sewn scrappy star shapes, green challenge fabric, and orange color requirements. *** If you were assigned a penalty element in April you must ALSO include that in your April border to remain in the challenge.***
  • Show and Tell - bring your modern quilted items to share.
  • Secret Pal gifts
  • Donation Quilts - Bring any newly completed comfort quilts for Gavers Breast Care Center. Please remember to include a CLMQG label on the back of your quilt.
  • Member Feature Questionnaire - If you took a questionnaire at the April meeting, please complete and return it to us this month :)
  • Sewing supplies and project for the sew-in.  Remember an extra long extension cord/power bar for your sewing machine.  Irons, ironing mats, and cutting mats to share are appreciated.
  • Food and non-alcoholic beverage to keep you going during the sew-in.

If you plan to work on a Convergence Quilt at the sew-in, you'll need these supplies:
  • 4 coordinating or contrasting fat quarters well pressed with starch
  • sheet of 1/4" foam core board approximately 24" x 36" (available at Dollar Tree, Michaels, Hobby Lobby)
  • straight pins

We hope to see YOU on Sunday!
Don't forget to wear your nametag :)

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