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Central Ohio Modern Quilt Guild June 2022 Minutes

Submitted by Susan Shuter 6/12/2022
June 9, 2022 – Virtual Zoom meeting
Meeting was called to order at 6:35pm with 20 members present.
Patty led the icebreaker – Quilt Trivia
Programming
Carole Lyles Shaw was our guest speaker. Carole is a modern quilt designer and teacher. She has
authored 2 books and several patterns using improv design techniques. More about Carole, her classes
and books/patters can be found on her website, carolelylesshaw.com.
President’s report
Maker’s Tote class was at the main library on 6/4/22, 9:30-4:30, by Mary Maben. 9 members enjoyed
a day of sewing together making the Noodlehead Designs “Maker’s Tote”.
QuiltCon 2023 The Community Quilt theme is “Gradient Colors”. The Challenge for this year is “Modern
X”. The 2023 Teachers have been announced including our own, Cassandra Beaver. Course schedule
should be out June 20 for members. If you are a member of the Central Ohio MQG, you
are also a member of the national MQG.
Treasurer Report
We now have a Venmo account for transactions in addition to our PayPal account;
$3,900 in the treasury and 29 dues-paid members.
Social Media Kate sent out an email to membership with information to sign up for blog alerts. On
the main webpage, there is a field on the right-hand sidebar to enter your email address for receiving blog alerts (monthly meeting minutes).
Secretary’s report Postcards for those participating in the Postcard challenge are due at the October 13th
Guild meeting. We will swap our postcards with other members of our small groups.
Fund Raising
Holiday Raffle Quilt. The winning design is Cassandra’s “Festive Baubles” pattern. This is a foundation
paper pieced quilt. A sign-up genius will be sent out so we can select the bauble we would like to make.
We would like everyone to make a bauble with the kits that will be provided. We will have sew-ins at the Dublin Library on both 6/25 and 7/9 for members to work on completing the quilt together. This will also be a good opportunity to learn FPP from other members. Even if you are not working on the raffle quilt, please feel free to bring your own project and join us at the sew-ins. Cassandra has some FPP tutorials on her website, TheNotSoDramaticLife.com/bonus-baubles.
National Quilt Day luncheon March 18, 2023 The Franklin Park Conservatory has been reserved for our
event. We are now looking at caterers to provide lunch. Barb motioned to approve a deposit of about $1,250 for the catering, Lissa seconded, and the motion passed unanimously.

We will extend an invitation to other guilds and quilters. We’d like to have save the date cards made in
time to pass out at the Ohio State Fair as well as local quilt shops. Next steps include securing a speaker
and setting up planning committees. Please let Patty know if you have a suggestion for a speaker or if
you can assist with a planning committee.
Guild Programming Continued
The guild still has a deposit for Sherri Lynn Wood to come as a guest speaker. The original date was
cancelled due to COVID-19, but Sherri will honor the contract for a future date. Her prices have increased
significantly since 2020. We have the option of cancelling, having her join us virtually, or having her join
us in person. After much discussion it was decided we would invite her to join us in person in 2023 at a
date TBD, but after the March Luncheon.
Charity Project 4-H pouches. Construction of the pouches is almost complete. We are still looking for
small notions to fit inside the bags which are about 9”x 7.5”. Our goal is 140 pouches. If you know of
anyone that might like to include something, please let Lissa know. We currently have tape measures
from Sew to Speak and thread from Aurifil.

Upcoming Dates
6/25, 1-4pm – sew-in at the Dublin Library to work on the Holiday Raffle Quilt together
7/9, all day – sew-in at the Dublin Library to work on the Holiday Raffle Quilt together
7/14 – In-person meeting will be at the Karl Rd. library. We will spend some time packing the 4-H
pouches at this meeting. Programming will be a Q&A about entering quilts at QuiltCon. We’d like to
encourage everyone to enter their work and this will be an opportunity to set up a support system for
each other.
7/19 and 7/27-8/07 – The Ohio State Fair. We need volunteers to help with judging, set up, and take
down.
8/11 – 6:30pm – Monthly Guild meeting at the Craft Museum. Virtual Workshop, “Curved Improv”
September – Fabric Acquisition Road Trip(FART) is being planned by Lissa
Show and Tell: We wrapped up the meeting with a show and tell of members’ work.

Non-Guild events of interest:
Franklin County Fair – July 13-17. There are several Quilt categories, please consider entering your
work. Details can be found HERE.
Ohio State Fair – July 27-Aug 7. Entries are due 6/21.
Art Quilt Alliance: Thread of a Poem exhibit at the Dublin Arts Council. June 14-July 21. Open house Is
7/9 11am-2pm. Otherwise visits are by appointment. The exhibit is free, but you must call ahead to visit.
614-889-7444.

Coshocton Canal Quilters “Quilting Under the Stars” show – July 8-9 at Coshocton Christian Tabernacle.
Piecable Quilter Guild show – July 15-16 at Zanesville High School
NE Ohio Quilt Show – July 21-23 at the Wayne County Fair Event Center in Wooster, OH
Circleville Goodtime Quilters “A Kiss of Orange” show July 28-30 at Ohio Christian University in
Circleville, OH.
Mystery Harvest Quilt Shop Hop – Sept 28-Oct 1. 12 shops in Southern OH, KY and WV participating of
the 4-day event.
Sunbury Piece Corps Quilt Show – Oct 15 9-3 at the Sunbury Methodist Church.
Ohio Amish Country Quilt shop hop – Oct 31- Nov 5

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