A new year is just around the corner. The beginning of a calendar year is always the time we quilters start thinking of fresh starts, new projects, and seeking out challenges. I know that’s true for me. Though I dropped off the making of a personal new year’s resolutions a long time ago, I still […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
This topic is so exciting I thought it was worth its own blog post! A few months ago Perth Modern Quilt Guild purchased an AccuQuilt GO! Cutter and a bunch of dies for members to use at our monthly meetings. What can an AccuQuilt do, you ask? Well if you missed Jodie’s demo at the January meeting, […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Our meeting was held on the 19th of this month … a little earlier due to there being a public holiday in remembrance of our brave ANZACs later on in the month. Swaps dominated the meeting with squeals of delight from every corner (or was that just me when I received my new name badge?) […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Our “Easter” meeting was truly egg-cellent! The hall was packed with over 30 members in attendance… …and the afternoon tea station was groaning under the weight of Easter goodies. Meanwhile, Karen could be found assembling the new cabinet, purchased to store our growing amount of crap resources. Once everyone had found a spot and settled […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
On Saturday, a convoy of quilty ladies set off to Bunbury on an adventure…destination Craft Collections. We were warmly welcomed by Glynnis and her team and introduced to the tea and coffee facilities and most wonderfully – freshly baked muffins! What great country hospitality. We were also welcomed by this sumptuous sight: So much fabric! […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Our next monthly meeting at the EJ Scout Hall in South Perth will soon be upon us. Put Sunday, August 24, 2.00pm-6.00pm in your diaries! This month Laura will introduce and demonstrate the next QAYGFMQAL blocks. Hopefully last month’s introduction and the fantastic posts and video tutorials since have got you all inspired and on […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Our July meeting was on last Sunday and what a meeting it was! There were the usual happy faces… …and it was great to see quite a few new ones too! After everyone had arrived and settled into sewing it was time for Laura to launch the quilt as you go free motion quilt along […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Outgoing President’s report It has been a busy year for us at the Perth Modern Quilt Guild. Over the two years since we formalised as a Guild, we have grown from ten people meeting in a lounge room, to having 38 financial members. The growth of the guild has meant that finding an adequate venue […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
The End of Financial Year has rolled round again and while that doesn’t mean much for us financially, it does mean a big meeting this Sunday because it’s…. (drum roll please!) AGM time We have 12 lovely ladies who have volunteered to help steer the PMQG for the next 12 months – find out who […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
It was the same weekend as the biggest Quilt Fair on the Perth calendar, so it was not surprising that our get together was all abuzz with fabric talk and comparisons of special purchases. We were all enthusiastic and very busy. The afternoon began with lots of chatter and socialising in the kitchen area. We […]Continue Reading... No Comments.