Monday, December 4, 2017

December 2017 Guild Activities

Video of November's Show "n Tell
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Wednesday, December 6: Block of the Month: Canyon Twilight,  a pattern by Guild member Linda McGibbon (Lakeview Quilting). For additional details please see the Block of the Month page.

Tuesday, December 12: Guild meeting, Show 'n Tell and share a "sweet." Meeting details are provided on the About Us page.

Tuesday, December 19: Sit 'n Sew. More information about Sit 'n Sew is provided on the Program page.

A few of the Zentangles that members drew at the November meeting with Randi Wynee-Parry.

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Thursday, November 9, 2017

November 2017 Meeting and Sit 'n Sew

Fall colors and themes were among the many October Show 'n Tells. Photos may appear small; just click a photo to enlarge it.
  • Monday, November 13: Randi Wynee-Parry. She is a certified Zentangles teacher.  She will be giving a lecture on Zentangles and how they can be used in quilting. Please note due to a conflict this month, the meeting is Monday rather than Tuesday. More details are provided on the About Us page. 

  • Tuesday, November 21: Sit 'n Sew. More information about Sit 'n Sew is provided on the Program page. At the October Sit 'n Sew (as shown to the left), several projects for the Guild were worked on - pillowcases and coasters. 

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Thursday, October 19, 2017

Important change November 2017 meeting

The November meeting will be held on Monday, November 13 due to a conflict at the meeting facility. The newsletter will have more information about the speaker and topic and will be posted on the blog also.

Friday, October 13, 2017

Coasters, Nov. meeting, Sit 'n Sew, 2015 ArtPrize

Follow-up notes from October meeting

  • All members are asked to make 4 to 6 coasters that will be gifts for the attendees to our 2018 Quilt Show. This is a link to the pattern.

  • Update October 19: The November meeting will be held on Monday, November 13 due to a conflict at the meeting facility on the 14th. 

  • Tuesday, October 17: Sit 'n Sew will be held at St. Johns Episcopal Church to work on projects, for fellowship, and to have fun with your fellow Q2 members. A donation of $5 to the church is appreciated.

  • Ann Loveless spoke at our October meeting. She and her husband, Steve, won the People's Choice at ArtPrize 2015. It is on display until December 15 at University of Michigan Hospital, UH main lobby, floor 1.

Monday, September 25, 2017

October 2017 Guild Activities


A few of September's Show 'n Tells. Photos may appear small; just click a photo to enlarge it.

Friday, October 6: Please let Rebekah know by Friday, October 6, if you are interested in participating in this year's Round Robin so she will have enough materials on hand at our meeting on Tuesday, October 10. Details were sent by e-mail on September 21.

Tuesday, October 10: Guild meeting with Ann Loveless, known for landscape quilts, has been 1st prize winner of Artprize in Grand Rapids for two years - http://www.quiltsbyann.com/. Meeting details are provided on the About Us page. 

Wednesday, October 11 (second Wednesday): Block of the Month: Canyon Twilight,  a new pattern by Guild member Linda McGibbon (Lakeview Quilting). For additional details please see the Block of the Month page.

Tuesday, October 17: Sit 'n Sew. More information about Sit 'n Sew is provided on the Program page

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Sunday, August 27, 2017

September 2017 Guild activities

Photos are from last year's Show 'n Tells
Wednesday, September 6: First meeting of this year's Block of the Month: Canyon Twilight,  a new pattern by Guild member Linda McGibbon (Lakeview Quilting), who is chairing the Block of the Month project.

Tuesday, September 12: Guild meeting. This is the first meeting of the new year. Dues will be collected and must be the exact amount payable by a check or cash. Meeting details are provided on the About Us page. Hear about upcoming programs, activities and a Show 'n Tell. New members are welcomed. Additional details will be provided in the newsletter distributed to members prior to the meeting.

Tuesday, September 19: Sit 'n Sew. More information about Sit 'n Sew is provided on the Program page

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Monday, June 19, 2017

Summer Sit 'n Sew

Come join us once a month at St. Johns Episcopal Church to work on projects, for fellowship, and to have fun with your fellow Q2 members. A donation of $5 to the church is appreciated. This is an opportunity to share ideas, ask questions, have lunch together at a local eatery or bring a lunch. Enjoy!
  • Tuesday, June 20
  • Tuesday, July 18
  • Tuesday, August 15
Other activities will be shared this Fall as meetings resume beginning in September.

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

June 2017 Guild activities


Photos are from May's Show 'n Tell. (Click a photo to enlarge it.)
Canyon Twilight
Block of the Month

The 2016-2017 Block of the Month Celestial Stars is wrapping up.

The 2017-2018 BOM pattern, Canyon Twilight (displayed on the left), will begin in September. More details are on the Block of the Month page.

Please check the Program page for additional information for the following activities. Also, more information is provided in the newsletter distributed to members.
  • Tuesday, June 13: Spring Banquet, meeting, show & tell and fun. Signups occurred at the May meeting. 

  • Next Sit 'n Sew dates will be provided in the newsletter and at the meeting. This is an opportunity to share ideas, work on projects, ask questions, have lunch together at a local eatery or bring a lunch. Enjoy! 

Thursday, May 11, 2017

2017 Quilt Show

PASS THE TIARA – "Shores of Michigan"

Thank you to everyone who attended our 2017 Pass the Tiara – "Shores of Michigan" show April 28, 29 and 30.

Our thanks to the Heritage Park, the Midland County Historical Society and Gary Skory, Museum Director, and the Max Carey Blacksmith Guild for their continuing support.


With the assistance of family and friends, Cassie hung her quilts.
The show highlighted quilts by Cassie Cuthbert, our featured quilter, and by our members.

Viewers voted on their favorites in the eight categories -- Water Wonderland Challenge, Round Robin, Mystery Quilt,  Large Quilt, Lap/Twin, Miniature/Wall, Miscellaneous, and Two Color.

First, second and third places are shown in the following photos. (click on a photo to enlarge it)

Photos of Cassie provided by Jean Langrill.


Challenge Quilt: Kathleen Albee, Mary Ann Howard, Marcia Streeter
Round Robin: Maryann Howard, Rosemary Quinn, Lori Masley
Mystery Quilt: Kathy Albee, Helen Mudd, Nicole Northard
Large Quilt (tie for first place): Karen Adamcik, Kathy Albee, Deb Badour

Lap/Twin:  Lori Masley, Leslie Peterson, Marilyn Johanson
Miniature/Wall: Mary Brown, Kathy Mallory, Kathy Albee
Miscellaneous: Mary Brown, Annie Rengering, Leslie Peterson
Two Color: Nancy Wyse, Linda Radek, Beverly Hill

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

May 2017 Guild activities

The Quilt show is over! Beautiful works were displayed and enjoyed by everyone. Here are a few more photos from the Show.  Behind Jean and Marlene in the entryway was Cassie Cuthbert, the Show's featured quilter, most recent quilt.

(click on a photo to see a larger image)

Block of the Month: Celestial Stars meeting.

Please check the Program page for additional information for the following activities. Also, more information is provided in the newsletter distributed to members.
  • Tuesday, May 9: Guest speakers: Ann Marie Rowland and Delphine Ren-Miller Sisters' Choice
  • Tuesday. May 16: Sit 'n Sew. Share ideas, work on projects, ask questions, have lunch together at a local eatery or bring a lunch. Enjoy! 

Saturday, April 29, 2017

2017 Quilt show - one more day

Last day: Sunday, April 30, noon - 4pm
at Heritage Park's Carriage House Hall
Admission: $5


click the photo to see a larger image
Sunday is the last day to see the beautiful quilts created with a variety of techniques.

Everything in the bazaar area is half price (unless marked, but not sure anything is marked!) - magazines, books, quilting frames, cutting tools, magazines, books, patterns and more, 

Directions and a flyer are available on the Quilt Show page.

Friday, April 28, 2017

2017 Quilt show is here!


This week:Saturday, April 29, 10am - 5pm
Sunday, April 30, noon - 4pm
at Heritage Park's Carriage House Hall
Admission: $5



Friday was busy at the bazaar, but there are more bargains! Everyone enjoyed viewing 88 beautiful works by the Guild's members plus works by Cassie Cuthbert, the Show's featured quilter. The silent auction has a variety of items. 

Blacksmiths are demonstrating in the Blacksmith Shop, next door to the Hall. Also, on Saturday the  1874 Bradley Home Museum will be open  from 11am-2pm. (Click on a photo to see a larger item.)

Directions and a flyer are available on the Quilt Show page.

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Bee hive of activity - day before quilt show

 Pass the Tiara - Shores of Michigan Quilt Show:
This week:
Friday, April 28, 10am - 5pm
Saturday, April 29, 10am - 5pm
Sunday, April 30, noon - 4pm
at Heritage Park's Carriage House Hall
Admission: $5


Thursday was a bee hive of activity. Cassie Cuthbert, the Show's featured quilter, who was featured in an article Midland quilter displays works of love, has her quilts in the entryway and hallway. The bazaar was set up with members items. The take-in area matched members' entries to their descriptive tags. Items were pinned to the panels. Items vary in size and type. Displays were adjusted.  Note the signage for a variety of categories, too. The show runs Friday through Sunday. (Click on a photo to see a larger item.)

Directions and a flyer are available on the Quilt Show page.


Wednesday, April 26, 2017

2017 Quilt Show setup underway

 Pass the Tiara - Shores of Michigan Quilt Show:
This week:
Friday, April 28, 10am - 5pm

Saturday, April 29, 10am - 5pm
Sunday, April 30, noon - 4pm
at Heritage Park's Carriage House Hall
Admission: $5


Panels were setup this afternoon into rows and there's a triangle, too. Click on a photo to view a larger image. Bazaar tables are ready for the members' goodies. Cassie Cuthbert, the Show's featured quilter, who was featured in an article Midland quilter displays works of love, was busy arranging quilts.

Directions and a flyer are available on the Quilt Show page.

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

This week: the Guild's Pass the Tiara - Shores of Michigan Quilt Show

 Pass the Tiara - Shores of Michigan Quilt Show:
This week:
Friday, April 28, 10am - 5pm

Saturday, April 29, 10am - 5pm
Sunday, April 30, noon - 4pm
at Heritage Park's Carriage House Hall
Admission: $5

Cassie Cuthbert, the Show's featured quilter was featured in an article, Midland quilter displays works of love, on the front page of the Midland Daily News Accent section on Saturday, April 22.

The Show will have Challenge (Water Wonderland), Round Robin, Mystery, a variety of sizes from Miniature/Wall to Large, Two Color quilts and Miscellaneous items.

There will be demonstrations, a silent auction, door favors until gone and the Quilters Squared Bazaar!

In the nearby Carriage House, there will be a Blacksmith exhibit and demonstration,

Directions and a flyer are available on the Quilt Show page.

Monday, April 3, 2017

April 2017 Guild activities


The Show's featured quilter is Cassie Cuthbert. In addition the Show will have quilts created by members in a variety of categories: Challenge (Water Wonderland), Round Robin, Mystery, a variety of sizes from Miniature/Wall to Large, Two Color and Miscellaneous items.

There will be demonstrations, a silent auction, door favors until gone and the Quilters Squared Bazaar!

In the nearby Carriage House, there will be a Blacksmith exhibit and demonstration,

Directions, hours and a flyer are available on the Quilt Show page.


Some of these quilts may be displayed at the Quilt Show. They were shown at recent Guild meetings.  Click on the images to view larger versions.


Please check the Program page for additional information for the following activities. Also, more information is provided in the newsletter distributed to members.
  • Tuesday, April 11: Guest speaker will be Jamie Wallen from Jamie Wallen Workshops
  • Wednesday, April 12:  two classes: Mystical Shapes and Thread Fusion 1 with Jamie Wallen  from Jamie Wallen Workshops

  • Tuesday. April 18: Sit 'n Sew. Share ideas, work on projects, ask questions, have lunch together at a local eatery or bring a lunch. Enjoy!