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Scaling Your Sampler Workshop

For the health and safety of everyone and to limit the spread of the Coronavirus, we have decided to postpone this workshop to a later date. We are still working on scheduling this new date, but will post an update once we sort that out.

Member Colleen Molen will be presenting a workshop called “Scaling Your Sampler” on Saturday, March 21st at Quilt in a Day from 9:30am-3:30pm.

This workshop is a little bit of improv, a little bit of color theory, and a little bit of quilt math (but not enough math to be scary).

In this workshop, you will take a sampling of 12” blocks and learn to add interest to your sampler quilt by scaling your blocks up and down in size. You will then learn to set them improvisationally and take your sampler to the next level.

This workshop is $25 for members and is limited to 24 spots. Lunch is not included in the price of the workshop, so please plan to bring your own.

If more than 24 people sign up for the class, a waitlist will open up. Payment and form must be received in order to hold your space in the class. Fee is non-refundable, unless your spot can be filled from the waitlist. You must be a current member of SDMQG to sign up – if space allows, we may open the workshop to non-members.

Registration for this workshop is now open. If you’re interested in signing up for this workshop, please follow these steps:

  1. Fill out the workshop registration form.
  2. Pay the $25 workshop fee.

Questions? Email the board at sdmqgboard@gmail.com

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February Newsletter and Upcoming Events

Our next meeting will be on Sunday, February 9th at 11:00am at Quilt in a Day in San Marcos.

If you still need to register for the 2020 year, please fill out our registration form and pay the $50 dues to be a fully registered guild member. The form and other information can be found on this blog post: Guild Registration

We have moved the April meeting up a week to Sunday, April 5th, as our usual second Sunday falls on Easter.

We are hosting a guild Progressive Quilt Swap for those that are interested in joining starting in February – check out the newsletter or blog post for more information about this swap.

Member Colleen Molen will be presenting a workshop for the guild on Saturday, March 21st called Scaling Your Sampler. More information about this class is in the newsletter and will be presented at the February meeting. Sign ups for this workshop will be coming to the blog on Tuesday, February 11th.

The February newsletter is available and full of a lot of upcoming events. Read more about the events above and more.

Swap

Progressive Quilt Swap

This year, we’re going to be having a progressive quilt swap. (Think Round Robin/medallion style quilt swap)

Sue has outlined the swap in more detail in this handout:

Timeline for the swap:

1/8 January Introduce the Progressive Quilt Swap 2020
2/9 February Bring in Starter Block in a plastic box with a lid
3/8 March Boxes are distributed
4/5 April Boxes with first Border exchanged
5/10 May No Regular Meeting – Sew In Day at QIAD only
6/14 June Boxes with second Border exchange
7/12 July Boxes with third Border returned to maker.

If you are interested in signing up to be in the swap, please fill out this information form.

A copy of your responses will automatically be emailed to you, so please print a copy to include in your swap box.

Retreat

2020 Vina De Lestonnac Retreat

Our annual retreat will be held from Thursday, June 4th – Sunday, June 7th at Vina de Lestonnac Retreat Center in Temecula. Space is limited for this retreat, so don’t wait to register! Spaces for the retreat are now full for both the weekend retreaters and Saturday Sewers. We have opened a waitlist for both options. If you’re interested, please sign up and we’ll contact you if a space is available.

Pricing and Information

Weekend Retreater:
$370 for a triple room
$460 for a double room
$610 for a single room (not guaranteed, sign up dependent)

Registration and non-refundable $100 deposit due by February 9th. Your spot is not reserved until both the registration form and deposit has been received. The remaining balance due April 1st and is non-refundable, unless your spot can be filled by another member.

If you aren’t able to join us for the whole weekend, come spend Saturday, June 6th with us!

Saturday Sewer:
$55 for sewing, lunch, and dinner

Payment is due by April 1st, but Saturday sewer spots are not reserved until payment is made. Payments is non-refundable, unless your spot can be filled by another member.

Payment for both Weekend Retreaters and Saturday Sewists may be made in person by cash or check or online through Venmo. Additional payment information will be provided once your registration form is submitted.

Waitlists for both weekend retreaters and Saturday sewers will open once the allotted spaces have been filled.

Registration Steps:

  1. Registration for the retreat by completing the retreat form.
  2. Make your deposit if you’re a Weekend Retreater or complete payment if you’re a Saturday Sewer in order to secure your spot.


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Blog subscribers

Hi all! Happy New Year! Our apologies about the blog subscription not sending out emails for the past many months. There was a bug that was preventing the notification emails from being sent out. I think that we’ve solved it. You should have received a notification on January 2, 2020 about this post, and also about Kristyn’s newsletter post. If you didn’t, try checking your spam folders, or resubscribing using the form in the top right corner of the blog. (You have to do this on a computer and not a phone or tablet).

Thanks so much for being patient. The Interwebz sometimes elude me 🙂

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January 2020 Newsletter

Happy New Year! Our first guild meeting of the year will be on Sunday, January 12th at 11:00 am at Quilt in a Day in San Marcos.

If you still need to register for the 2020 year, please fill out our registration form and pay the $50 dues to be a fully registered guild member. The form and other information can be found on this blog post: Guild Registration

Our January newsletter is up and has a lot of information about the upcoming meeting, so be sure to check it out!

We will be opening registration for our annual June guild retreat at noon on Sunday, January 12th. More information is about this is in the newsletter. There will be a blog post with all of that information and a link to register on the 12th.

There will be a pouch swap after the January meeting. Bring any type, style, or size of pouch to the meeting in a brown paper bag and we will have a blind swap.

Hope to see everyone on the 12th!

Questions? Email the board at sdmqgboard@gmail.com

Registration

2020 Membership Registration

Are you interested in joining the San Diego Modern Quilt Guild?  We’d love to have you!

Here’s the easy two step system:

1. Complete the 2020 registration form.  This is important even if you have completed a previous registration form, since the form changes slightly each year and we want to make sure we have up-to-date information from you.

2. Pay membership dues ($50, or $25 after July 1) in person (cash or check), by mail or online.  Details for submitting by mail or online are provided when you submit your membership form.

Questions? Email the board at sdmqgboard@gmail.com

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December Newsletter

Our December newsletter is now available. It’s short and sweet this month, as we prepare for the holiday season and the upcoming year!

Just as a reminder, we will not be having our usual guild meeting on Sunday, December 8th at Quilt in a Day, as we are having our holiday party off site. Members should have received an invite to the party – if you haven’t, please check your spam folder as it may have gone there or email the board and we can follow up for you.

Our usual sew-ins will be happening this month as well – some dates/times need to be added as we get it from the particular location, but all are still happening.