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Sew Day, August 20th, 2011

We had a good turn out for the August Sew Day.

There was a feeding frenzy over donated fabric. 

As usual there was an abundance of food, chatter and laughter.  Everyone had projects to work on. Some worked busily while ...



...some took a very relaxed approach to the day.  :)

August Sew Day

Don't forget this Saturday, August 20th is Sew Day!  As usual, we will meet at the Dr. Phillips/Southwest Branch of the Orlando Public Library from 10am to 4:45pm.  
You know the drill:  Leave a comment if you plan to attend and what shared item (extension cord, cutting mat, food, iron, ironing board, etc.) you will bring.  Hope you can make it as Sew Day is always a great day!

September Block of the Month

The theme for September's Block of the Month is funky Christmas trees.  Make a block(s) any size between 8" and 15" featuring a Christmas tree.  Below are two blocks I made as samples and a mosaic of other ideas.
1. Block for Joan - Bee Unique Bee Knotty, 2. for Joan - Bee Knotty, 3. Bee Happy - Alison's blocks for Katie, 4. Bee Happy June block for Katie, 5. Christmas Tree, 6. Bee Happy-July
Hope this block gets your creative juices flowing!  Bring your block(s) to the September guild meeting for chances to win all the blocks.  Have fun!

August 2011 Meeting Minutes

Orlando Modern Quilt Guild
Meeting Minutes
August 3, 2011
The Sewing Studio, Maitland, Florida

I. Welcome
21 members and guests were in attendance.
Membership cards were distributed. Most local quilt shops offer guilds 10% off purchases. The Sewing Studio gives us 15% off regular priced merchandise on meeting days.
The bank balance is $1,143.33 which includes a $65 deposit of funds received from Sew Day demos. The funds will be earmarked for our education fund.

II. Guild Basket Raffle Drawing
As another way to build our education fund, we raffled off a basket filled with goodies. Terry launched our guild basket drawing by providing the first basket. Leslie was the lucky winner of the basket and we raised $34 for our education fund. Leslie will fill the basket for the September meeting.

III. Blocks of the Month
We had two months of BOMs to show off. July's block was a disappearing four patch in red, white, and blue.
Rene' was the winner of the July blocks.

August's block was a …