|Recently finished charity quilt for The Restoration House|
The Knoxville Modern Quilt Guild met on November 19 for our monthly meeting. Here's the news and what happened!
Upcoming quilting events
Currently: QuiltCon 2023 member registration discounts (for lectures, workshops and the free 4-day show pass) end Nov 30. QuiltCon is February 23-26, 2023. https://quiltcon.com/
Currently: Sign up for QuiltCon 2023 volunteer positions. https://quiltcon.com/
Wed, November 23, 2 pm: Textile Talks -- Interview with Bonnie K. Hunter. Register at https://quiltalliance.org/events/textile-talks/
Wed, November 30, 2 pm: Textile Talks -- Sacred Threads, Expressing Life’s Journeys. Register at https://quiltalliance.org/events/textile-talks/
Nominations are open for our December election. Positions are: Chairperson, Secretary, Treasurer, Education Coordinator, Programming & Special Events Coordinator. Interested members should contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
KMQG Block of the Month 2022
We revealed the final block in our 2022 series, the Mosaic block. Information has been sent to members and is also available here.
KMQG Show 2023
A reminder and call for quilts for our Quilt Show which will showcase modern quilts by Knoxville Modern Quilt Guild members and will run March 3-31, 2023 at the Emporium in downtown Knoxville.
KMQG Charity Quilt
We will be collecting the latest charity block, Almost an Echo, again at the December meeting. Tutorial here. Please use the following color palette.
Quiltcon 2023 Community Outreach Quilt Challenge
The guild's entry for the next Quiltcon Community Outreach Challenge is complete! Watch the blog for an exclusive post, but we agreed on a name for the quilt at this meeting: Radiata. The inspiration for the quilt design was a Radiated Tortoise (species name Astrochelys radiata) at the Knoxville Zoo.
Mug Rug Swap
We'll swap mug rugs at the next meeting/holiday party. Members should bring a completed mug rug to participate.
Mystery Purple Mini Quilt Challenge
Members are asked to make a 20-x-20-inch mini quilt using the purple solid provided by the guild and featuring at least one MQG-specified characteristic modern quilting. Minis are due February 18 and will hang in the quilt show.Show & Tell
A bunch of members brought their blocks from the Block of the Month series:
Betsy and Pat shared their quilt coat progress:
There were also a lot of finished and in-progress projects to admire:
|Pat & Annie|