2018 is planned to be a great year! You can find the monthly plans here, with more information on what’s happening during the meeting.
Meeting Dates: 3rd Thursday of each month
Time: 7 pm
Place: Handi Quilter 501 N 400 W, North Salt Lake
education: some meetings will have a 5 minute education chat on a specific topic or technique demonstration
notion share: each month someone from the group will be sharing their favorite notion and a quick how they use it
Gee Bend Improv block of the month:
This year we will be sewing up quilt blocks to build a Gee Bend inspired, Improv Quilt. It measure 48 X 48 and features log cabins, flying geese, half square triangles, courthouse steps, bull’s eye and more.
Blocks will be sewn from February – October and setting instructions in November. Bring them to the December party for show off! Download the instructions to sew along each month here.
This years challenge is lead by Christine. The challenge is making a traditional / antique / vintage quilt into your own modern design. We will be touring the Daughters of Utah Pioneer museum for inspiration.
This years charity is being directed by Barbie. We will be sewing 9 patch blocks and then put them into a Irish Chain layout. In September we will be having a sewing day during the meeting for putting these together. More info here….
Come Sew In:
Starting February~ Join us every even month on the second Friday for a Sew In
||discussion on organizing fabric/projects/ideas
||Christine Ricks will introduce our challenge, possible field trip to the DUP museum
||Barbie teaching fabric weaving
|english paper piecing
||guest trunk show & speaker
||July 14th 10-1 fabric dye –
||Mini quilt swap! Bring one + take one
|Barbie- Charity night sewing – 9 patch blocks to make an irish chain
||charity quilts to quilt for donation!
||selvage projects – gather your selvedges during the year.
||Notions swap & mini party for the holidays