Fort Worth Modern Quilt Guild Blog

June Recap

Our June meeting kicked off on June 15, 2017 with a charity progress report. In June we had 10 totes, 4 nap mats, 5 ACH pillowcases, 4 Cook Children’s pillowcases, and 4 heart blocks turned in. Safe Haven also let us know, they would like to feature our organization in...

May Recap

We started this meeting focusing on all of the awesome charity work our guild does! So far to date the following charity projects have been turned in: Tote bags for SafeHaven: 10 Nap Mats for SafeHaven: 4 Pillowcases for ACH: 5 Pillowcases for Cook’s: 45 (Wow!!) Quilts for Peace Blocks:...

April Recap

Our April Meeting was a truly inspiring experience featuring our special guest, Libs Elliott all the way from Canada! Janet, our VP of Membership, started off meeting announcing we have 51 paid members! Four wonderful guests attended our meeting! Jenn announced that an $805 check was written to UNT Alzheimer’s...

March Recap

Our March Meeting was fun AND informative! We started off the meeting looking requesting a volunteer to be the 2017 Raffle Coordinator. Our coordinators learned a lot raffling our 2016 charity quilt and have a lot of information to pass on! This year’s raffle will be much easier and much less...

January Recap

January Meeting The New Year is here and we hit the ground running in 2017! The new board was introduced and we kicked off the year with a ton of announcements! Announcements made at January Meeting: If you haven’t paid dues, do so as soon as you can and fill...

FWMQG December 2016 Meeting (Party) Recap

Well, 2016 is winding down, Christmas will be here soon and new board members will come on board. Elected as the new board members are: Jeanne Lobsinger, President Rhonda Weddle, VP of Special Events Janet Spore, VP of Membership and Outreach Laura Wheelis, VP of Communications Chris Atwell, Secretary Jenn...

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FWMQG November 2016 Meeting Recap

November’s meeting was a full one. We had four guests visiting us. It’s always nice to meet new quilters. We are growing as a guild with 55 members. It seems like most of you were there last night, the room was so full. Jenn Haxton discussed the 2017 QuiltCon Charity...

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Fort Worth Food Park Quilt Raffle Party

Saturday, November 19, 2016, from 3:00 pm to 10:00 pm, Janet and Jeanne will be at the Fort Worth Food Park selling charity quilt raffle tickets. Come out to support us and have some great food and fun too! The food truck line up sounds mouth watering: Holy Frijole, Islanders...

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Shannon Brinkley Is Coming To Town!

We have the pleasure of having Shannon Brinkley, of the Scrappy Applique craze coming to speak to our guild on Thursday, January 19, 2017. She will also be teaching a workshop on Saturday, January 21, 2017 from 9:00 – 3:00, at Sew Fabricated.      “Shannon Brinkley is a quilt...