Monday, June 24, 2013

June Meeting Notes

June 12, 2013 EMQG Meeting Notes

Phyllis was the meeting presenter. She welcomed three new attendees: Bonne, Susan, and Anna.

Reminder:  Please donate $1 to OSR for attending the meeting.


Nelda is our Swap organizer. The Swap items for the upcoming month are posted on our blog.

The June swap was a mug rug.

The July swap is red, white & blue.

Kelly is demonstrating how to make a Scrappy Trip Around the World block on June 19 at the McNail Riley House from 6:30-8:30pm. Information is posted on the EMGQ blog, or contact Kelly. Bring your sewing machine and fabric (6 strips, 2 1/2” by 22”.

Nelda is the Lane County Fair Textile Coordinator. June 28 is the deadline for entries. July 15 is the date to bring in your items.

Jessica shared some information regarding the Portland Modern Quilt Guild. They are planning a meet-up in Portland. The PMQG is hosting the event August 15-18.  Last year it was held in Seattle. Talk to Jessica if you’re interested in attending, or helping her organize the logistics.

The schedule: 
  • Thursday is optional
  • Friday – workshops and demonstrations at Modern Domestic from 9am-4pm; there will also be a swap at Modern Domestic
  • Saturday – open sew at Fabric Depot from 9am-9pm (bring your sewing machine), a Charity Sew quilt at Modern Domestic (tentative); dinner Saturday night
  • Sunday – shop hop and open studios; the cost is around $18 for sew days, etc.

More information will be coming soon, check our blog for updates.

July EMQG meeting – come prepared to discuss whether or not we want to join the Modern Quilt Guild. Information has been posted online, so do some reading ahead of time.


Kim is our Bee coordinator. Some Bee participants had to drop out, but fortunately several new people have joined.

Upcoming Events
June 22 EMQG Sew Day, at Our Sewing Room in Springfield. Cost $5. Punch cards are available (the cost is $20 for $25 worth of sewing time). When you fill up your punch card, put it in the drawing for a chance to win sew time.

July 10, 2013, EMQG meeting

July 13, 2013  Sister’s Quilt Show

July 24-28  Lane County Fair