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Carolyn Friedlander's Workshop Details

Hi all,

The workshop will take place at the Dr  Phillips Library (click HERE for map) on November 17. The Library opens at 10 AM; you can be there as early as you want, to set up. The workshop itself starts at 10:30 AM.

Here is the Supply List :

fabric for project (see pattern cover HERE  for amounts). If you want to print the pattern cover, click on File, then Download. A copy of the document will be downloaded to your PC, from where you can print it. sewing machineopen toe sewing foot - or foot with good visibilitymatching threadrotary cuttersmall cutting mat (around 12" x 12")small ruler with ¼" markings (around 8"-12" in length)scissors for cutting paperpinsremovable marking tool (Pilot Frixion pen or chalk marker work well)(small) iron. The guild will provide at least one ironing board for all to share, but if you have a "personal" iron, do bring it.electrical extension or surge protector. There will be many of us, so plugs are at a premium! Clic…

October Sew Day

Beth gave a demo on paper piecing and as usual there was plenty of sewing, consulting, talking and eating of yummy food.
PS. as far as what we talk about...what happens at Sew Day stays at Sew Day.

Meeting Minutes October 3, 2012

ORLANDO MODERN QUILT GUILD
MEETING MINUTES
OCTOBER 3, 2012
10 AM-11:30 AM
SEWING STUDIO, MAITLAND
I.      MEET AND GREET, INTRODUCTION OF NEW MEMBERS  22 Members in attendance
II.      RAFFLE BASKET The basket was won by one of our new members, Pat. III.    BLOCKS OF THE MONTH

Maya won the October Blocks. Rene showed a sample of the BOM for November.  This Great Granny Square Block is to be made with modern fabrics, a white background and a red center. Information is available on the OMQG here. IV.     HABITAT FOR HUMANITY Jodi collected more quilted kitchen items for Habitat for Humanity. Next month she will make the final collection and then make a delivery of all the items. 
V.      NOVEMBER CLASS
Make sure you let Alejandrina know if you plan to attend the Carolyn Friedlander class and get your check to Michelle. The supply list will be posted online soon.
VI.     OTHER BUSINESS  Ugly Challenge-Participants swapped bags of "ugly" fabric and are to bring back a 12.5 inch…

November Block of the Month

The Great Granny Square block is our choice for November.  The tutorial can be found here at Bee in My Bonnet.  Don't be concerned with the tutorial's length; it is just very detailed.  The block is not difficult to piece.

As with our previous BOMs, the blocks should be 12.5" square, unfinished.  You can use any of your modern fabrics for the squares, but make sure the center square is a red and the background strips are white.  Leave a comment if you have any questions.  Have fun!