What’s Happening at CMQG This Month?: “Photographing Your Quilts”, a Lecture and Quick Holiday Gift Demos ….and the QuiltCon charity project

October 13, 2014

This months meeting will feature two great activities for members.

We’ll begin our meeting with a lecture by professional photographer David M. Ward, an expert in art photography.  David will discuss some of the  special challenges involved in photographing quilts and how to adjust your technique to best capture your quilts.

For members considering submitting their work to upcoming quilt shows and competitions, this information will be very helpful!  

Following the lecture and Question & Answer session,   David will offer on-site photography of member’s quilts (fee required).   These high resolution images will be provided via CD  about 2 weeks after the meeting and allow you to print images up to 20 x 28″.    Please sign up via the form at the bottom of the page.  Your responses will not be visible online. There will be 12 spots for photography, so the first 12 members  to reserve will be accommodated.   If the form does not function, go here:  Photography Reservation


Three creative CMQG members will demonstrate quick hand-made gift projects in preparation for the holiday season.   These would each make great swap gifts for members who want to participate in the CMQG Holiday Gift Swap,  or just about anyone on your holiday list.

We asked for projects that could be completed quickly, in about an hour, and these ladies delivered!   Erika M, who blogs at Miss Sews-It-All, at will be demonstrating a snazzy quilted scarf,     Emily L., who blogs at Mommy’s Nap Time, will be demonstrating a sweet little zipper pouch.   And Erin D., who blogs at Sew At Home Mummy will demonstrate a nifty notebook cover.

Members interested in participating in the Non-Denominational Winter Holiday Swap  can learn about the swap guidelines at the meeting as well.

QuiltCon Charity Quilt for 2015

Members wishing to participate in the 2015 QuiltCon Charity Quilt Challenge  can pick up fabric and block guidelines at the meeting as well. Due to the quick deadline, all completed blocks MUST be submitted no later than the November 17 meeting. If you unable to bring it in person, ask another guild member to bring it for you.


We hope to see you there!


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Photo: Triangles quilt by Erika Mulvenna