Due to the road conditions and the weather forecast, our meeting on January 20 was a virtual meeting.
We hope to be back to normal in-person meetings next month.
KMQG met on Saturday November 18, 2023
We saw three charity quilts in various states of completion made with blocks constructed by members.
The polka dot star quilt has been completed - pieced, assembled, quilted, and bound.
|Melissa with an example of Improvisation, which was the element of Modern Quilting that we discussed at this meeting
|Melissa also showed a great example of using up 'orphan' blocks to make a wall hanging
|Diana's inherited quilt top - assembled and quilted
|Betsy modeling her completed quilted coat from last year's retreat
|3 of the blocks that Sherry has designed and pieced inspired by books as part of the 'Patchwork & Prose' Block of the Month
|'Hilda' from Jo
|Paulina's completed Daisy Quilt
|Erin: quilt front
|Kelly: 3 blocks from an ongoing Block of the Month
We met on Saturday December 9th. This meeting included our Holiday Party, where we had a mug rug swap with members taking home a beautiful mug rug made by another member. We also held our election of officers for 2024.
|Kelly's cute set of zippered pouches
|Sherry: another block inspired by a book
|Sandy: another example of a sewing organizer made at the October retreat
|A detail from Jo's quilt above to show some of the quilting
Knoxville Modern Quilt Guild met on Saturday October 21st.
Nominations opened for the election of KMQG officers for 2024. Nominations close November 30th and voting will take place at our holiday meeting on December 9th.
We saw another Restoration House Project quilt top finished.
|Our latest Restoration House Project quilt top
KMQG Fall Retreat
|Paulina's sewing organizer made at the retreat
|Paulina then adapted the sewing organizer to make a bag
|Pat, putting stash to good use
|Jo, inspired by the sewing organizer project
|Jo's house quilt - front and back
KMQG met on Saturday 16 September.
We continued our discussions about features and characteristics of Modern Quilting, looking at some examples of high contrast and graphic use of color.
We saw one of Restoration House Project charity quilts pieced and quilted. The brief for this quilt was to make a star block using one of the spotted fabrics that was provided. It's great to see the variety of blocks. We look forward to seeing it bound and completed.
|Charity Quilt just waiting to be bound
As usual, we had an inspiring collection of projects in the Show&Tell.
|Erin's quilt for Alice, with matching book bag