Thursday, October 22, 2020

October Meeting 2020



Our last meeting of 2020 is coming. Are you ready?


Agenda


Vote on 2021 officers by a show of hands

Budget for 2021

 

Cindy Grisdela: Journey of an Art Quilter

We are excited to have Cindy Grisdela join us for this month's meeting. She is the author of "Artful Improv". Looking at her website, we think you'll agree that her use of color, improv and techniques are inspirational for all modern quilters. 

Announce winners of raffle prizes. Check here for the prizes.

Announce Holiday party

Covid and Fall challenge quilts

Art quilt - Turn in is October 30th! Please contact Elisa Salas for details. 

Last Sew Day - November 14th

General Show & tell

Adjourn

 

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Next Meeting: Oct 27th - Cindy Grisdela will be presenting. Learn more about here here: https://www.cindygrisdela.com/  We will extend a Zoom meeting invite within 1 week of the meeting. Check the email for an Agenda.
 
Holiday Party - Dec 12th

Next Sew Day: Nov 14th

 

 

 


 

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

October Sewday 2020 Recap

 
On our last Sew Day, our LMQG members did NOT disappoint!
 
Fall and Halloween are in the air:
 
Jennifer McKitrick Shared her Fall Challenge Quilt
 
 
 
Megan Patent-Nygren shared her paper pieced Stitch Biscuits Swap quilt

 
 
Sarah Steel Maseth showed her excellent handwork
 
 
 Finally, Shaylene Suhr Smith showed her triangular T-shirt quilt deign in progress



 

Thanks to those who have shared with us! We can't wait to see you at our next meeting!


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Next meeting: Oct 27th - Cindy Grisdela will be presenting. Learn more about here here: https://www.cindygrisdela.com/  We will extend a Zoom meeting invite within 1 week of the meeting. Check the email for an Agenda. 

 
 
 

 

Wednesday, October 7, 2020

October Sew Day 2020

 

Our final Sew Day of the year is approaching!  

What should you sew? 

Masks, UFOs, challenge quilts, art quilts, gifts for the upcoming holiday season, or, anything your heart desires!

 

For Masks for the Community, contact Sheila Green to pick up kits, elastic, and T-shirt ties and to arrange drop-off of completed masks. Her email is sheilagreenquilts@gmail.com. 


Just in case you need Quiltspiration, here are our current Challenges

 

Fall challenge


Covid Challenge

Art Quilt Challenge, Upcoming Show




 
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Next meeting: Oct 27th.  We will extend a Zoom meeting invite within 1 week of the meeting. Check the email for an Agenda. 

Sew Days: Moving to a monthly meeting:  October 10th

 

Sunday, October 4, 2020

September 2020 Meeting Recap

 


Late summer is here and Fall is in the air.  A perfect evening for our meeting!


Book Report - June Pederson

June Pedersen shared this lovely book by Sue Bleiweiss

A very inspired reinterpretation of how to quilt.  Find more about this artist here: http://www.suebleiweiss.com/home.html

Stephanie Jacobson Trunk Show

We had a fabulous meeting with Stephanie Jacobson as our guest. She shared her fabulous quilts with us. In addition to holding down a full time job, parenting, Stephanie teaches classes (including 4H classes). She is reknowned for her 1/2 square triangle quilts. Find more about her at https://www.stephjacobsondesigns.com/ or follow her on Instagram (stephaniejacobsondesigns).


Dues Due

It's that time of year again. Dues for LMQG 2021 membership are $40 for adults. $20.00 for junior (aged 12-18 yrs of age) or college students. Junior members must be sponsored by an adult and are not elligible for office. Please send a check made out to LMQG.

The address is LMQG; P.O. Box 5771; Lincoln, NE 68505.


Holiday Party

Our party will be December 12th at the International Quilt Guild. Details to follow.


Art Quilt

The deadline is less than 30 days away! Please submit your quilts by October 30th.

See more details here.

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Next meeting: Oct 27th  - National speaker. Details to be announced. We will extend a Zoom meeting invite within 1 week of the meeting. Check the email for an Agenda. 

Sew Days: October 10th - virtual. Please check your email for the Zoom invite

 


Thursday, September 24, 2020

September Meeting 2020

 


Hey LMQG Guild Members!


We're excited to share this month's meeting line-up!

  • June Pederson will provide a book report on Modern Art Quilts by Sue Bleiweiss - this book is one of our raffle prizes

  • Updates from the LMQG Community Outreach Quilt for Quilt Con 2021

  • Stephanie Jacobson Trunk Show 

    • Stephanie Jacobson is a modern quilter from the Omaha Qulter's Guild

    • For a sneak peek, take a look at her fabulous blog!

 

As a reminder, our current challenges include:


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Next meeting: Sep 29th - Stephanie Jacobson Trunk Show. We will extend a Zoom meeting invite within 1 week of the meeting. Check the email for an Agenda. 

Sew Days: October 10th - virtual. Please check your email for the Zoom invite

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

September 2020 Sewday Recap

 


What a fantastic day to have our in person trunk show and show and tell!!


We started with Joyce Bingeman's trunk show full of her modern journey






 





Jill Straight shared her journey from traditional to modern quilts 


















And, she kindly brought some goodies too! Thanks, Jill!!



Show and Tell

Members generously shared their quilts

 

Albie Osburn shared blocks, her "ugly" quilt, and lovely sampler




Charrye Olberding shared her UFO

 

 
 
Jean Cotton shared her lovely quilts and her Barn quilt homage
 



 


Mary Dittenber shared her Bee Quilt

 
 
Nancy Goff shared her stack and whack, modern Dresden plate, Paint chip challenge quilt and her Venus
 
 



 
 
Pat Kant shared her Art quilt, to be featured in our upcoming show
 
 
 
Rosalind  Car shared her Paint Chip Challenge
 
 
 
 
Sheila Green shared her trees and colorful gifts
 



 
 
Tom Meyer shared his art quilt and paint chip challenge quilt
 

 
 
Vickey Bedell shared her baby quilt, Covid-19 Challenge, her Cherrywood Challenge quilt, and her paint chip challenge
 
 




 
 
The best part of the whole day was seeing everyone!! Thank you everyone for coming and sharing in our community.
 

 
 

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Next meeting: Sep 29th - Stephanie Jacobson Trunk Show. We will extend a Zoom meeting invite within 1 week of the meeting. Check the email for an Agenda. 

Sew Days: October 17th - virtual