We have a jam-packed meeting planned for May! We have so many fabulous things going on, we do expect to run past 9:00 pm. With Quilt Market in town, we will have a very full house; PMQG members and special guests will have priority seating and we cannot guarantee space for non-members.
When: Thursday, May 16th, 7:00pm
Where: PNCA, Room 101
1241 NW Johnson St.
Portland, OR 97209
Jacquie Gering, Presentation
Alissa Haight Carlton, Block of the Month and MQG membership info
Business Member Presentation:
Jolene Knight, Good Knights Quilts
As always, don't forget to bring your Block of the Month from last month, you still have time to make Heather's Spring Mod Block!
We will collect and ship donations for Quilts for Boston and To Boston with Love. As always, we will continue to collect donations of blocks, partial quilt tops, and fabric for our Puzzle block program. There will be BOM and Puzzle block kits to pick up if you would like to piece a top or a complete quilt for charity!
There are some fun events after the meeting too!
PMQG is co-hosting an After Quilt Market Happy Hour with Modern Domestic and Pendleton on Friday, May 17th. Stop by between 6 and 9 pm! Modern Domestic is located at 1408 NE Alberta St.
And on Saturday, May 18th, don't miss the MQG Meet-Up at the Red Lion Hotel, 1021 NE Grand, from 8 to 10 pm..
Thursday, May 9, 2013
We are so excited to have Jacquie Gering present at this month's meeting!
Jacquie is a passionate quilt maker, designer and modern quilting advocate. She is known for her "out of the box" designs and unique style. Her work has been featured in both national and international publications, and she is the co-author of Quilting Modern: Techniques and Projects for Improvisational Quilts. Jacquie is a member of the Chicago Modern Quilt Guild and on the Board of Directors of the Modern Quilt Guild. She blogs and shares her quilting knowledge on her popular blog, Tallgrass Prairie Studio and lives in downtown Chicago with her husband and black lab, Bruno.
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
There are all kinds of fun events next weekend in Portland!
Here are a few that we are hoping to hang out with you at:
PMQG Party at Modern Domestic with Pendleton
and the MQG is hosing a meet up at the Red Lion Hotel on Saturday, May 18th
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Another great project -- this one from the Boston MQG. Read more about their project on their blog post: Quilts for Boston
from the Boston MQG
"We are asking the modern quilt community to support our efforts by sending us blocks for these quilts. Additionally, we will accept donations of fabric to be used for binding, sashing, and quilt backs. We would like to have the quilts ready to deliver to those in need as soon as possible, so we ask that you send your blocks to us within a month, by May 24th, 2013."
They would like all the blocks to be 12 1/2" tall by the width of your choice and made using fabrics that are blue, yellow, grey and white. They have some great examples of the color story on their blog.
We are happy to collect these blocks and the flags for the Vancouver MQG (see previous post) at our next meeting in May.