Sunday, December 18, 2011

December Holiday Party Recap

We rounded out 2011 with our December Holiday Party/Meeting at Crimson Tate last weekend.  We had an awesome group of ladies sewing and visiting.  Lots of great projects, snacks, and quilting chats.  Thank you to all the ladies who came out and who made Christmas Ornaments this was a fun event and we cannot wait for 2012 to see everyone again.
A bit of guild news...
  • Exciting Announcement - We're having a Sleep Over Sew at LindsayC's in March details to follow but please mark your calendars for March 9th and 10th. 
  • Membership Cards are available they were distributed at the meeting.  This can be used in conjunction with a Joann's VIP card for a 10% off discount at Joann's click here for details.  You do need both the Joann's VIP card and the IMQG card to receive the discount.  Please note if you are a member you must attend a meeting to pick up your IMQG membership cards.  We will not be mailing this out at this time.  See Rachael, Tisha or Katie at the next IMQG meeting to pick one up.
  • January meeting will be at French Seam and will include some sort of "demo"/class activity - details to follow. 
  • February we will be meeting at Crimson Tate again where we MIGHT bust out the large collection of Hawaiian prints for a project
  • In 2012 we will have the regular monthly meetings and one "special event" a quarter (the first being the Sleep Over) 
  • We are hoping to wrap up the Bee in early 2012 and Tisha presented an idea for another swap which she saw at the NYC guild meeting. Information on that to follow at later meetings.
  •  And now for a massive photo overload because yes we took photos.
Amy preparing for gold thread sewing.

New guild member Amanda marking her quilt (FYI she's brand new to quilting isn't her quilt awesome)

Holly and Barb hard at work on their projects.
Lindsay working on her binding.

Elizabeth and Lindsay

Tisha those monkey's are awesome

A better shot of Amanda's first quilt.

Elizabeth's quilt for her new niece.

Another quilt Elizabeth is completing as a gift.

Lindsay is completing scarves for her etsy shop check out her blog to pick one up.

Lindsay's finishing up her Lotta print quilt.  I wish I had a detail shot of the quilting it's awesome.

Lindsay also shared her Manatee which was featured in a book that recently came out.  Congrats!

Christmas gifts for someone on Holly's list.
And check out this beautiful detailed embroidery.
Lisa recently moved to Indy and just joined the guild and she shared this purse she made - beautiful yes?

Look at that weaving in Barb's project. 

Amy's in the home stretch with her quilt top.

Tisha shared some fabrics she picked up in NYC which made us all want to go shopping and or travel to NYC.
And Rachael is working on this lovely blue quilt.
As well as finishing up hand quilting this one you might remember from November.  (PS you might recognize Gretchen in the background.)
Jenny shared some of her projects from her "bag of tricks", including this stocking.

And these shopping bags which she's making from her vintage sheets she picked up in the vintage sheet swap from the spring. 

And last but not least Heather shared these hexagons she was working on.  Thank you so MUCH for having us Heather and we cannot wait to have many more meetings in Crimson Tate we love the new shop!
Thanks to everyone who came and see you in 2012.


  1. Great pics! I have warm fuzzies, now, just remember our fun meeting. :)

  2. i'm interested in this nyc inspired quilt journal box swappy bee thingy ...

  3. We will probably email or message everyone about it soon with more details.

  4. Wow, can you tell I didn't feel well from the pictures. Hence why I like to take them.