Saturday, 23 May 2015

MMQG May Sew-In...Quilty Inspiration

Inspiration..Motivation.. Stimulation, ....that's the first three words that come to mind after spending a day with some awesome modern quilters that belong to our MMQG.  Seriously, if you are sitting home and wishing to connect with people who think the same way as you....then look no further...we are your people!  We have all levels of knowledge and expertise.  We love beginners...love beginners! We love to help.  We love to share.  OK..we are awesome..what can I say!  Here is just a sampling of the work that was happening today at Sew-In.







the view today from our space...that is hail that you see...in May!
















So....yeah....we are having a ton of fun.  Hope you will think about joining us and sharing your awesomeness!


Wednesday, 20 May 2015

MMQG May Sew-In Day





It's Sew-In time again!

Saturday, May 23, 10 til 5, at Admiralty Place, 1 Prince St., Dartmouth. 
Bring your machine, extension cord, your lunch (fridge available) a project or two and your nametag. Non-members welcome! Get in touch if you need more info. See you Saturday!





Tuesday, 19 May 2015

MMQG in P.E.I.


ATTENTION:  MODERN QUILTERS OF PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND      

                                                                    
The Maritime Modern Quilt Guild exists to provide a place where non-traditional, fresh, modern quilters can meet, share, and create.  The MMQG represents modern quilters in the Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Prince Edward Island.  We are part of the Modern Quilt Guild movement that encompasses over 100 modern quilt guilds in Canada, the United States, and other countries around the world.


While the MMQG is based physically out of Halifax, Nova Scotia, we are looking to offer members from the Island an opportunity to meet regularly here on the island.   Current and new members are welcome to join us for local quilty fun!  


An information meeting will be held in the Community Room, Sobeys in Stratford at 7 p.m. on June 11, 2015.


Information on the guild can be found on the website at: http://maritimemqg.blogspot.ca/p/about.html.  Membership fee for the year for individuals living on the Island is $25 and must accompany the membership form found on the website.  The application form and cheque can be mailed to Maritime Modern Quilt Guild, 51 Meldrum Lane, Porters Lake, NS B3E 1E7.  The membership year runs from January to December.


We’d love to have you join us!  Please contact the president of the MMQG at:  maritimemqg@gmail.com or PEI Leader at: maritimemqgpe@gmail.com for more information.  
                                                                           

Friday, 15 May 2015

MMQG May Meeting Recap.

Last night, our May meeting was held at 1 Prince St., in Dartmouth and was very well attended by 20 members and one surprise guest.  We were very happy to have Kristyn, a member of the London Modern Quilt Guild, join us while she was visiting in the area.  Hope you get a chance to visit us again, Kristyn.

After a short business meeting, we got straight to our program for the evening. MMQG member, Dena, treated us to a presentation on the subject of paperpiecing.  Dena is a whiz at paper piecing and we all learned her approach to the technique and some tips as well.  Here are some of Dena's larger paper pieced quilts




This little mini was super cute

Then it was time to sing Happy Birthday to our President, Adrienne .  I won't tell you how old she is but it rhymes with shorty!  We all enjoyed a piece of cake and then settled back to enjoy Show and Share time.  Unfortunately, a few of the photos didn't turn out very nice for posting, so apologies to some of the members whose quilts aren't included in this post.

Adrienne just needs to do some quilting and this one will be done. 

Sorry Jeanette, the lighting was horrible but still wanted to show your amazing quilt.

Anja and her foxy quilt


Beth made a giant Wonder Woman bag

Beth's first quilt from many years ago. Completely made by hand

Aimee's latest!

Jenn is all ready for the pillow swap

A lucky Graduate will receive this lettered lovely made by Karen

Mindy loves Hedgehogs
Sandra's HST quilt design.  

Linda's Scrappy Delight
The 2nd quarter prize for the most  HSTs for our charity quilts went to Linda...104!  Her prize was this wonderful book by Elizabeth Hartman.


Our next Sew-In will be held on May 23, 10 am til 5 pm at 1 Prince St., in Dartmouth.
Hope you will be there and if you need more info, please get in touch.

Thursday, 14 May 2015

Monthly meeting tonight

May Meeting
May 14 7-9 pm
1 Prince Street, Dartmouth
Program will be a demo on Paperpiecing by our Dena
Bring your name tag. 2nd quarter Charity Blocks due,
bring something quilty for Show and Share
See you there! Get in touch if you need more info

Wednesday, 13 May 2015

The Last Day - MMQG Blog Hop

Today is the last day of the MMQG Blog Hop.  Stop by and visit Aimee and her pixel quilts.  You will be amazed!

                                                      Aimee @ CANDY COATED QUILTS



Our First Blog Hop has been an amazing success and we would like to say thank you so much to everyone who participated.  We hope that you got an idea of the talent and camaraderie in our lovely little guild.  And we hope that you will follow along with us in the future and would love it even more, if you could join in with us to sew and share. Over the past 9 days, you have seen how much fun we have and how much inspiration there is in our group. Please get in touch if you need more info.  


Tuesday, May 5 - Jenn @ A Quarter Inch from the Edge
Wednesday, May 6 - Adrienne @ Chezzetcook Modern Quilts
Thursday, May 7 - Tracy @ Quilting on the Dark Side
Friday, May 8 - Anja @ Anja Quilts
Saturday, May 9 - Val @ Purple Boots and Pigtails
Sunday, May 10 -  Linda @ Scrapmaster
Monday, May 11 - Jeanette @ Stamp Stitch Create 
Tuesday, May 12 - Dominique @ The Running Thimble
Wednesday, May 13 - Aimee @ Candy Coated Quilts



                                       

Tuesday, 12 May 2015

Day #8 - MMQG Blog Hop

It's Day #8  and today is Dominique's turn to tell us about herself and the MMQG.  Stop by and say hello and get to know her.  She makes beautiful quilts!

                                   Dominique @ The Running Thimble
   



Tuesday, May 5 - Jenn @ A Quarter Inch from the Edge
Wednesday, May 6 - Adrienne @ Chezzetcook Modern Quilts
Thursday, May 7 - Tracy @ Quilting on the Dark Side
Friday, May 8 - Anja @ Anja Quilts
Saturday, May 9 - Val @ Purple Boots and Pigtails
Sunday, May 10 -  Linda @ Scrapmaster
Monday, May 11 - Jeanette @ Stamp Stitch CreateTuesday, May 12 - Dominique @ The Running Thimble
Wednesday, May 13 - Aimee @ Candy Coated Quilts

Monday, 11 May 2015

It's Day #7 - MMQG Blog Hop

It's Jeanette's Day today on the MMQG Blog Hop.  Hope you will take time to stop by her blog and check out all the quilty goodness.  Don't forget to leave a comment for a chance to win a lovely giveaway.

                                             Jeanette @ STAMP STITCH CREATE



Tuesday, May 5 - Jenn @ A Quarter Inch from the Edge
Wednesday, May 6 - Adrienne @ 
Chezzetcook Modern Quilts
Thursday, May 7 - Tracy @ 
Quilting on the Dark Side
Friday, May 8 - Anja @ 
Anja Quilts
Saturday, May 9 - Val @ 
Purple Boots and Pigtails
Sunday, May 10 -  Linda @ Scrapmaster
Monday, May 11 - Jeanette @
 Stamp Stitch Create 
Tuesday, May 12 - Dominique @ The Running Thimble
Wednesday, May 13 - Aimee @ Candy Coated Quilts

 

Sunday, 10 May 2015

Day #6 - MMQG Blog Hop

It's Day #6 on the MMQG Blog Hop and it's Linda's turn today to tell us about herself and MMQG.  Check out her post and leave a comment for a chance to win her giveaway.

                                                    Linda @ Scrapmaster


Hope you are enjoying the Hop and having fun meeting our members and getting to know them better.  Still a few days left to enjoy.

Tuesday, May 5 - Jenn @ A Quarter Inch from the Edge
Wednesday, May 6 - Adrienne @ 
Chezzetcook Modern Quilts
Thursday, May 7 - Tracy @ 
Quilting on the Dark Side
Friday, May 8 - Anja @ 
Anja Quilts
Saturday, May 9 - Val @ 
Purple Boots and Pigtails
Sunday, May 10 -  Linda @ Scrapmaster
Monday, May 11 - Jeanette @
 Stamp Stitch CreateTuesday, May 12 - Dominique @ The Running Thimble
Wednesday, May 13 - Aimee @ 
Candy Coated Quilts
 
                                                                

Saturday, 9 May 2015

It's Day #5

It's time to meet Val of Purple Boots and Pigtails.  

Stop by her blog for Day #5 of the MMQG BlogHop.  Get to know Val and enter her giveaway.  





Tuesday, May 5 - Jenn @ A Quarter Inch from the Edge
Wednesday, May 6 - Adrienne @ 
Chezzetcook Modern Quilts
Thursday, May 7 - Tracy @ 
Quilting on the Dark Side
Friday, May 8 - Anja @ 
Anja Quilts
Saturday, May 9 - Val @ 
Purple Boots and Pigtails
Sunday, May 10 -  Linda @ Scrapmaster
Monday, May 11 - Jeanette @
 Stamp Stitch CreateTuesday, May 12 - Dominique @ The Running Thimble
Wednesday, May 13 - Aimee @ 
Candy Coated Quilts


                                                       

Friday, 8 May 2015

DAY #4 - MMQG Blog Hop

It's Day 4....Check out Anja's Day on the MMQG Blog Hop. Learn more about her and wait til you see the lovelies she is giving away.  Stop by, say hello and leave a comment for a chance to win.

                                                   Anja @ ANJA QUILTS



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