Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Brand new year for LMQG - Here we go......


We have a lot going on in our newly "official" guild. We just became the newest members in the National Modern Quilt Guild!

We hope you have had a chance to visit our first Lincoln Modern Quilt Guild Exhibition  from Jan 8th to Feb 23rd in the Bernina Sewing Studio Gallery.  Admission is free during store hours. There will be a  reception at the Bernina gallery on Jan. 23rd from  1 – 3 p.m. we hope you will come out to see some of us and our quilts.  Free admission.  Members need to wear their name-tags to the reception. Please tell you family and friends.

***Our first meeting of the year kicks off on Tuesday January 26th at The Bernina sewing studio (make link) 5:30 – 7:00 pm.
The meeting topic is all about “What is modern quilting? How did this movement get started? And where are we headed?  We hope you will join us for this discussion.  
-We have more information about our outreach quilt that our guild members created. This is currently on display in the Bernina Gallery and will go to it's new home later in Feb. so come and see it now!!
-Member Sheila Green will be giving The Bernina Club Sew talks on Feb 2nd about Modern quilting. Times are 9:30, 1:30 and 6:30. If you would like to attend one of those the cost is $5.00. 


Upcoming event:
- On our schedule  is the National  quilting day at the International Quilt Study Center and Museum on March 19 from 9 to 3 pm.  “Modern Quilting “ talk will be at 11:00 and 2:00.  Members from our guild will be needed to man the upstairs tables during this event.  Greeting visitors and talking about modern quilting with them. Sheila Green will have more information on the shifts and what is required. More information at the meeting. 

Hope to see you at the LMQG reception on Sat and at our first meeting of the year on Tues Jan 26th. Bring your show and share!

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