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Sew Day Fun, June 15, 2013

Sew Day was what we have come to expect:  good food, great company and lots of projects in the works.

Lots of talk.
Oh, so many projects to choose from.
Some projects wrapped around the room.
Some projects almost completed if only there is enough red fabric left.
Works in progress.
Quilt backs as interesting as the fronts.
Projects completed.

Minutes for the Meeting of June 5, 2013

Orlando Modern Quilt Guild
Meeting Minutes
Wednesday, June 5, 2013
from 10 AM until 12 Noon
Sewing Studio, Maitland, Florida

23 Members and Guests in Attendance

I.      Meet and Greet, Introduction of Guests

II.     Treasurer's Report provided by Michele.

III.    Raffle Basket
The Basket was prepared by last month's winner, Judy, and won by Michele.

IV.     Jacquie Gering Workshops Cara provided updates on these workshops.  The Machine Hexie class will take place on Friday, August 23 and the Flip and Stitch class will be held on Saturday the 24th.  Both all day classes will take place at Wandering Stitches.  Attending members will bring pot luck items to share with everyone including with non-guild members who will not be asked to bring food. 20 is the maximum number of attendees per workshop.  Attendance is "first come, first served." All OMQG members who desire to attend must have their checks in by the end of the July 3rd Meeting (or mailed to Michele in time to have been …

July 2013 Block of the Month

July's BOM is the Snail Trail. Thanks for the suggestion, Yanick! This traditional block is fun and easy. Snail Trail dates back to the 1920s and 30s and is also known as the Monkey Wrench, Indiana Puzzle, and Friendly Hand. The pattern can also yield two blocks if you use four different fabrics. Remember, for each block you make, you get that many chances to win them all. Our color palette will be red, black, white, and grey. Any combination. You can find a step-by-step tutorial right here.

Escargots à la Bourguignonne recipe
After you finish your block(s), whip up some escargots. Bring your finished blocks to our July 3, 2013 meeting. If you have any suggestions for the BOM, let us know.