Sunday, May 17, 2015

Mid-Century Inspiration

I love mid-century colors (and designs!). How fun would it be to create a quilt inspired by these designs? The top image is from artist Jenn Ski and the others are from El Gato Gomez.





Sunday, May 10, 2015

Decorating with Quilts


 Just a few great ideas for decorating with quilts. Has anyone recovered a chair with a quilt top? I love that idea!






Thursday, May 7, 2015

May KCMQG Meeting Reminder!

Hello KCMQG members!

Our next meeting is Thursday, May 14th from 7-9pm at the Roeland Park Community Center.


This month Karrie Kaneda of Happy Habitat will be our speaker.  

Don't forget to bring your finished Fractal Radiance challenge piece.  These projects will be collected after the reveal to be displayed in our booth at the Kansas City Regional Quilt Festival in June.  Be sure you put a label on your project, so it can make it's way back to you.  

Melody Baker is still collecting photographs for the Kansas City Regional Quilt Festival.  The photos of our members will be hung in the booth at the KCRQF.  Please email them with "KCMQG Photo" in the subject line to melbaker4@gmail.com by May 15th.  


The Kansas City Regional Quilt Festival is approaching quickly!  The festival will be held June 19th - 21st at the Overland Park Convention Center.  The KCMQG will be participating in the festival as a vendor.  We'll have a booth set up and will be promoting our guild.  There are classes and vendors lined up throughout this event.  Visit the KCRQF website for more information.

Jessica Toye will be holding a pictorial applique workshop at the Roeland Park Community Center for guild members on Saturday, May 30th (9:00 - 4:00).  If you missed the sign-up email that went out a few weeks ago, here's the link to register.  

In June, Angela Pingel of Cut to Pieces will be joining us.  You should have received an email to sign up for her workshops, but in case you missed it visit these links to sign up: 
  • Nine Patch Curves Quilt Workshop,  Friday, June 12th (10:00 - 4:00).  Go here for more information and to register.
  • The Orla Quilt Workshop, Saturday, June 13th (9:00 - 12:00).  Go here for more information and to register.
Sign-ups for the next Modern Quilt Guild challenge are happening on Saturday, May 9th.  Participants will receive six fat-eighths of Michael Miller's Glitz collection.  Finished quilts will be entered into the "Fabric Challenge" category at QuiltCon in 2016 and the top prize in this category is $1000!  You can find more information about this challenge by visiting here.  The deadline for this challenge is November 30, 2015.  Be sure to watch your inbox at 9:00 (central time) on Saturday morning to sign up.  The fabric given away is first-come, first-serve and these challenges fill up fast!  

Sunday, May 3, 2015

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Last Call for KCRQG Photos!!

"Last Call" for all Photos - Friday, May 15.

It’s almost time for the KCRQF, June 19-21, and we could use those last few photos! 
Remember, these are photos taken by you, showing many of the activities KCMQG members enjoy together. The photos will be part of our displayed to promote KCMQG.

Please send your photos to; melbaker4@gmail.com (place KCMQG Photo in the subject line of your email). 

And a big THANK YOU to everyone who has contributed! 
See you at the show, June 19-21, 2015