Monday, October 24, 2016

MCKMQG November Meeting Info

Our next meeting is November 1, 6:30pm at Stitched with Love. Social time will be from 6-6:30. We can’t wait to see you!
Pillowcases to Return?
If you were kind enough to pick up a pillowcase kit from Sarah during our October meeting, she's needing to get those back asap so she can take them with her to market this weekend to give back to the fabric company! You can drop them off at the shop or e-mail Sarah (sarah.huechteman@yahoo.com to arrange something else. 

November Program: Pinterest Party!
Are you itching to make some holiday gifts but don't know where to start? Do you have an awesome gift idea from a free online tutorial you'd like to share? Or maybe you don't have any ideas, but you'd be happy to try something new? This party is for you!

At our guild meeting on November 1, we invite each of you to bring something you've made from an online tutorial (free tutorials only please!) or something you've chosen from this pinterest board https://www.pinterest.com/ellynz/gifts-free-tutorials/ . Please let Ellyn know what you're bringing and send a link to the tutorial (email ellynzins@gmail.com) so she can make up a master list of links for everyone to take home. 

Let's get inspired and make some gifts!

Challenge: One Yard Ripoff + Paint Chips DUE NOVEMBER!
Create something (anything!) with the fabric from the rip off and the paint chip you chose (or, Alice says you can pick any paint chip that delights you).

Upcoming Fun - Register Now!
January 5-8: Guild Retreat at Sunset Retreat Center
Fill out the sign up form now and bring payment with you to the meeting. Thursday- Sun cost is $230; Friday - Sunday cost is $180. See sign up for other day rates! A $50 reservation fee is required to hold your place. (check or cash to MCKMQG) Full payment should be received by December 6, 2016. Checks made payable to McKinney Modern Quilt Guild. It's preferred that payment is made directly to the guild.

February 11: Goodnight Starlight Workshop with Jessica Darling
On Saturday, February 11, Jessica Darling will teach a workshop based on her Goodnight Starlight quilt pattern. This promises to be  a color study that explores two main concepts: Creating a Signature Palette and Secondary Imagery. Through the Color Party story, we’ll relate all of our blocks together in a fun way that will help you remember what you have learned! Registration which is $60 opens now for guild members. After our December meeting, the price will rise to $70 and registration will be opened to non-members. You won't want to miss this fun day!

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