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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 (unfinished) square block of any design using the ugly fabric along with any other fabrics the maker wants to use. The blocks will be assembled into a charity quilt.

Charity Projects-We will make another quilt for the Camraderie Group.  Beth will bring red, white and blue fabrics to the October Sew Day and the November Meeting. Jodi will select a quilt pattern. 

Labels for donation quilts- Following a discussion it was decided that OMQG would order labels to be put on donated items made by guild members.  There are many sources of labels.  One used by Kathryn is Sweetwater. Rene also suggested mini cards from Moo.

The Demo at the October 20th Sew Day is of paper piecing.

The Demo at the November Meeting will be with Maya on how to sew on mirrors and other flat objects.

Resources for Online Learning:
Terry recommended Craftsy.
Beth recommended Quilting University.

Mary shared information on Cherrywood Fabrics and their modern fabric line.

Warm and Natural Products were won by and Sue and Kathryn.

VII.    SHOW AND TELL (and requests for suggestions)









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