Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Board Nominations for 2017


Here are the Board Nominations for 2017

Katie Burford
Molly Isenbarger
Darcie Mair
Michele Farley
Erika Nickens

We are still accepting nominations up until the October meeting (where we will hold the election). 
You are welcome to nominate yourself! 
The new board members terms will run from January 2017 to December 2017.

Monday, September 12, 2016

IMQG October Monthly Meeting

When: Sunday, October 16, 2016 @1pm-4pm

Where:  the Mass Ave RAD Space next to Crimson Tate in the 800 block of Mass Ave. It's in the building just about 1/4 of a block away from the shop, enter in the back. Head North along Mass Ave past Crimson Tate. Turn right at the alley (Natural Born Juicers is on the corner of the building). We are the door on the back of the building with a window.
There is street parking (free on Sunday) and limited lot parking.

What:
+Announcements

+Show and Tell: Bring an item (finished or still in progress) to show the group!

+Open Sewing Day: Bring a project or two (or three) to work on! This would be a great opportunity to bring a project you are stuck on or would like some opinions. Or bring something new to try while you are in a room full of other quilters to ask for help.

+Board Elections: We will be electing the board members for 2017.

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

September 2016 IMQG Monthly Meeting

Special Event!

Paper Piecing Workshop by Amy Garro of 13 Spools



When: Saturday, September 17, 2016

Time: 9am - 4pm (with a break for lunch)

Where:  TBD

What:
+Announcements

+Show and Tell: Be sure to bring an item (finished or still in progress) to show the group!

+Board Nominations Yes, it's that time of year already. We are looking for board members nominations. Elections will be held in October. You are welcome to nominate yourself as well! Please refer to the bylaws to see if you are eligible to be a board member.

+All Day Workshop!
  • Quilt: Amy will be teaching the front cover quilt "Icy Waters" from her book "Paper Pieced Modern: 13 Stunning Quilts- Step-by-Step Visual Guide"
  • Cost: $10/members, $25/non-members
    • Payments can be made at the August meeting OR via PayPal. If using PayPal use the guild's email indymodernquiltguild@gmail.com and Select "Send Money to Friends and Family"
  • Spots Available: 24 student maximum. 
    • This will be a first come, first serve workshop. 
    • Spots will be reserved for IMQG paid members first, and then non-members. 
    • To reserve your spot: Please respond either by email (indymodernquiltguild@gmail.com) or via the Facebook event page. However, your official spot will NOT be reserved until the fee is paid.
    • We will start a waiting list for members and non-members if there are more than 24 interested.
  • Materials to Bring:
    • Amy's Book --> "Paper Pieced Modern: 13 Stunning Quilts- Step-by-Step Visual Guide"
      • Note: the book will be available at the August & September meetings if you don't already have it
    • Fabric for Icy Waters according to the yardage instructions in the book
      • Amy is willing to schedule a shopping day if you need help choosing fabric
    • At least 15 copies each of pattern "a" and "b"
    • Add-a-quarter ruler preferred OR a clear 1" x 12" (ish) ruler with a quarter inch marked
    • Typical sewing supplies (including sewing machine)
    • Rotary cutter required
  • BEFORE the meeting: please cut your fabric before the workshop (it will allow you to get the piecing finished during the lesson)

August Meeting Reminder

Just a reminder that the monthly meeting for August is this weekend (Sunday)!

Here are the details:

When: Sunday, August 21, 2016 @1pm-4pm

Where:  the Mass Ave RAD Space next to Crimson Tate in the 800 block of Mass Ave. It's in the building just about 1/4 of a block away from the shop, enter in the back. There is street parking (free on Sunday) and limited lot parking.

What:
+Announcements

+Show and Tell: 

+Charity Quilt Sewing

+Board Nominations

+Jen will discuss IMQG's charity quilt project for QuiltCon 2017

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

IMQG August 2016 Meeting

When: Sunday, August 21, 2016 @1pm-4pm

Where:  the Mass Ave RAD Space next to Crimson Tate in the 800 block of Mass Ave. It's in the building just about 1/4 of a block away from the shop, enter in the back. There is street parking (free on Sunday) and limited lot parking.

What:
+Announcements

+Show and Tell: Be sure to bring an item (finished or still in progress) to show the group!

+Charity Quilt: We will be finishing up this year's IMQG group charity quilt at this meeting. This meeting will be just like the charity quilt meeting in May. We will be working assembly line style with a a few stations for cutting, machines, ironing etc.

++If you would like to volunteer to bring materials (i.e. cutting mat, rotary cutter, rulers, sewing machine, iron, ironing board, etc.) please let us know either through email (indymodernquiltguild@gmail.com) or on the Facebook group event.

++Don't forget to bring your blocks (If you made any) and leftover Meghan scraps and solid gray (if you took some). We will have instructions on how to make the blocks ready at the meeting for any newcomers. :)

+Board Nominations Yes, it's that time of year already. We are looking for board members nominations. Elections will be held in October. You are welcome to nominate yourself as well! We should have descriptions posted of the different positions available on the board in the near future.

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Indy Modern Quilt Guild 2016 Show




When: Sunday July 31st, 2016 2pm-5:30pm 

Where: Broad Ripple Park (1500 Broad Ripple Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46220) under their large picnic Shelter #1.

What: Quilts, Quilts, and MORE Quilts!

  • The quilts on display will emphasize the modern aesthetic and principles of modern quilting. These include, but are not limited to: the use of bold colors and modern prints, high contrast, graphic areas of solid color, improvisational piecing, minimalism, expansive negative space, and alternate grid work.
Cost: FREE!

Activities: Kid's Scavenger Hunt, Snacks, and FUN!

The IMQG will be on IndyStyle! Tune in Wednesday, July 20th between 9am and 10am to see Tisha and Katie on IndyStyle! They will be demonstrating a block and showcasing quilts made by members of the guild.


If you have any questions, please contact us at indymodernquiltguild@gmail.com



  



Friday, May 27, 2016

IMQG June 2016 Monthly Meeting

When: Sunday, June 12, 2016 @1pm-4pm (Note: this is on the second Sunday of June because Father's Day falls on the third)

Where:  the Mass Ave RAD Space next to Crimson Tate in the 800 block of Mass Ave. It's in the building just about 1/4 of a block away from the shop, enter in the back. There is street parking (free on Sunday) and limited lot parking.

What:
+Announcements

+Show and Tell: Be sure to bring an item (finished or still in progress) to show the group!

+Charity Quilt: If you took home fabric from May's meeting for the charity quilt, be sure to bring your finished blocks and/or the rest of the fabric.

+Surface Design Workshop by Karen Ratliff: During our June meeting you will have a chance to practice some surface design techniques. The three techniques we will practice are stenciling, stamping, and writing. Using these surface design techniques will add your own mark to the fabric you use in your quilts.

+++What to Bring: at least 3 fat quarter solids and your imagination!

+++Karen will bring: Stencils, stamps, linoleum, cutting tools, other things that can be used as stamps, paint, brushes, and fabric markers.