Join us for a panel discussion with CMQG members on when to use hand quilting, a walking foot, free motion quilting (FMQ), or even a long-armer for your quilts. Bring […]
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All meetings are 2-5 pm on the third Sunday of the month, unless otherwise noted.
Meetings almost always include time for show and tell, so please bring your latest creation!
NOTE: Children under 18 are not currently allowed at our meetings in the Rush Memorial Hospital location due to current hospital rules.
Depict a memory, place, or time(s) in your life. Translate and simplify your memory into a bird’s eye view improv quilt design. Begin by sketching a special part of your life. Using new, scrap, or reclaimed fabrics, or a combination, portray your remembered map, floor plan, or timeline in quilt form. Tips on working with […]
Have you ever struggled with defining yourself as a modern quilter? Look into the past Modern Art Movement and the Modern Quilt Movement to see how leaders broke free from traditional form. Join us to hear Laura's view of the postmodern shift seen within the Modern Quilt Movement. This lecture is free for members, $10 […]
Who makes up the Programming Committee? Any member who wishes to have input in future guild programming. All are welcome! Come and help us shape and plan future guild meetings! Bring your ideas and join us at noon before our regular June meeting. Questions about how the programming meetings work? Email the board. Location TBD; […]
Explore the world around you by translating it into a pictorial quilt! In this step-by-step course, we will translate your community's buildings and architectural elements into foundation paper piecing designs that capture your world. We will start with an overview of how to break down an architectural image into piecable components. Then, each participant will […]
How do you develop a quilting style? Do you even need to? What elements of your quilting come together to make your personal aesthetic? Inspiration sources, color choices, shapes, and quilting style all play a role in making our quilts a reflection of who we are. Throughout this trunk show, you will see the recurring […]