June 2017 Guild Update

Christine Perrigo's Ohio Star
Christine Perrigo’s Ohio Star

This month’s featured quilt is Christine’s brilliant reinvention of the Ohio Star. The quilting and piecing are fantastic.

Meeting Highlights

  • Quilt photography for the “How New is Modern?” show is scheduled for this Saturday, June 17, at Clear Creek Park in Golden.
  • Julie Elliott will lead the effort for show promotion activities. Thanks to everyone who recommended ideas. Please let Julie know if you’d like to help.
  • Sew Days
    • The June 3 Sew Day was a small, yet mighty, success! The space at Colorado Fabrics in Aurora is terrific and they loved hosting our group. A 10% discount was available for attendees.
  • National Teacher Opportunity
    • Julie Elliott has contacted Amy Friend of During Quiet Time to determine her availability to conduct an Improv Paper Piecing workshop with our guild. Stay tuned for dates.

Guild Outing

  • Nine members are planning to attend the August 5 production of Taming of the Shrew, a Shakespeare in the Park event at CU.

June Program – Creating an Artist Statement

    • Lauren Lang presented some excellent information on how to approach a personal artist statement.
    • Lauren’s slides will be shared with guild members – look for a link in an upcoming email.
    • Artist statements must accompany all quilts that will be shown at the How New is Modern show this fall. Copy is due by the July business meeting.

Upcoming Programs

  • July Business Meeting
    • A social event and review of the bylaws is scheduled for the July 12 meeting at the Broomfield Community Center. 
    • Please bring a wrapped I’ll-never-use-this-tool-again gift for a white elephant gift exchange.
    • Please bring red, white and blue snacks to share.

Our June Business Meeting was held on June 14th at Fancy Tiger Crafts, with sixteen members attending. Be sure to check out our Facebook page for more photos of this month’s Show & Tell!

Full Minutes of the June Business Meeting and June Board Meeting:

DMMQG June 2017 Biz Mtg Notes

DMMQG June 2017 Board Mtg Notes