September Meeting

Please join us Thursday September 20th for our annual Schoolhouse meeting! We'll be making pet collars, EPP ornaments, origami boxes and reusable fabric food wraps.

Doors open at 6:30pm for social time and the meeting starts at 7pm.

June meeting

Join us at 7pm on June 21st at the Textile Center for an Electric Quilt 8 Overview with Kari Schell.

Electric Quilt has released EQ8, the first major release of their software in 7 years. This lecture will provide you valuable information on whether Electric Quilt 8 is for you. It will include an overview of the most frequently used features with Electric Quilt 8. You will see how to use blocks from the library and put them into a setting of your choice. You will see how the coloring tools work which will allow you to audition your fabric options before you make your first cut. With a few minor changes, you can modify a design so the quilt will actually fit on your bed. And you will see the types of information and instructions that can be printed directly from the program such as yardage charts, foundation patterns and rotary cutting charts.


This meeting is free for MMQG members and $5 for visitors. 

May meeting reminder


MMQG May Meeting
May 17th 2018 at the Textile Center (3000 University Ave SE)
6:30pm Social Time | 7pm Meeting Starts

Join us for the Stitched - Solids Challenge!
We need some help with equipment for the meeting. If you are able to bring a sewing machine, an ironing station, and/or a cutting station, please sign up below so that we will have enough resources for every team!


 
Remember to bring a fat quarter of ugly fabric
Bring a fat quarter of the ugliest fabric that you're willing to part with. We are collecting ugly fabric for an upcoming challenge. Rules and dates to be announced soon!

Spring In-Town Retreat

Come and Go as you please: Set up your machine and supplies, sew sew sew, go home and sleep in your own bed, return the next day and continue sewing!

Location:
Millie P’s Quilt Shop
219 East Main Street
Anoka, Minnesota

Pearl & Myrtle’s Retreat Center
(one block from Millie P’s)

When:
Friday, Saturday, Sunday May 4, 5, 6, 2018
9:00am until the last quilter leaves

Cost:
$10 per person per day
Come for one or all three days!
Space is limited to 18 attendees per day
Members and non-members are welcome!

Register:
Contact Rebecca at (651)263-4504 or Jan at (612)720-2844 to register and to be put on the confirmed list.

An email will be sent to all confirmed attendees the week of the retreat with more detailed information about arrival, the facility, potluck meals, snacks and parking.

March meeting

Please join us this Thursday March 15th at the Textile Center. Doors open for social time at 6:30pm and the meeting starts at 7pm. We'll be doing a mini barn quilt make-and-take. 

Note that parking instructions for the Textile Center have changed!

Do park: 

Do NOT park:
  • in the lot next to the Textile Center (behind Best Care)
  • in the lot next to Best Care (formerly Nano Systems)
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