September 2021 Meeting

The next meeting is September 26th.

We have an exciting September meeting planned, which includes both a Sew Day and Regular Meeting at Home Inn and Suites (253 Willis Crescent). Come and Go from 9 am to 8 pm (free for members) with a Lunch Break at 12 pm and Meeting from 2 to 4 pm.

Please RSVP for the sew day to Donna (saskatoonmqg@gmail.com) and let her know if you are able to bring an iron, ironing board, or cutting mat to share. Members that are only able to attend the meeting are asked to RSVP to saskatoonmqg@gmail.com too and should arrive by 2 p.m. Try to remember to bring your name tags! For those that are new, we encourage our members to wear their own stitched name tags.

All attendees are expected to wear masks when not sitting at their sewing tables. We will not share food. If you are not fully vaccinated, please decline this invitation. Social distancing is encouraged.

Education Topic

If you can, please come prepared to share something related to “negative space”.

Meeting Agenda

  • Icebreaker
  • Education
  • Show & Tell and Book, Blog, or Bolt – Show us what you’ve made and your works in progress. We all want to know what new and interesting things YOU know about.

January 2020 Sew Day & Meeting + Other Announcements

January Sew Day and Meeting

Our first sew day and meeting is on Sunday, January 26 from ~9 a.m. to 6 p.m. with a meeting at 2 p.m. We will have with a special guest, Linda, who will speak about her journey making bags and share examples of what she’s made along with discussions of materials, tips, tools, and tricks. We are excited for her to join us!

Meeting Agenda:

  • Icebreaker
  • Announcements
    • Communications Position Open
    • Fall Workshop
    • Ideas for the year
  • Education – Bag Making with special guest, Linda
  • Book, Blog, or Bolt – We all want to know what new and interesting things YOU know about.
  • Show & Tell – Show us what you’ve made and your works in progress.

Membership Renewal

Membership renewal will go until February 28, 2020, to ensure no interruption of your online access to the MQG website.  Don’t forget to check on the many patterns, webinars, and articles available for members. The yearly membership of $60 provides you with four sew days, monthly educational meetings (except for the summer) for you to grow and share, online access to the MQG website, deals and discounts, swaps, QuiltCon access, and access to special events. Feel free to bring cheques or cash to the upcoming meetings in January or February or contact Bev to make arrangements for payment (bev.murray.drew@gmail.com). If renewal is not received by the deadline, your access online will be removed.


Fall Workshop

We are super excited to bring Libs Elliott to Saskatoon for a trunk show on September 18, 2020, and workshop on September 19, 2020! She is a Canadian modern quilter who has completed numerous commissioned quilts, patterns using computer-generated randomness and is a fabric designer. Members will have first access and discounted pricing to the trunk show and workshop. We are still working on the details and will need your input on the workshop choice – so stay tuned.


Wanted – Communications Volunteer

We are looking for someone to help out with website updates, email communications, and social media updates. If you are interested in learning about these we can teach you so you are set up for success. Many hands make for light work. Please contact the guild (saskatoonmqg@gmail.com) or reach out to Donna or Charlene if you have questions about this opportunity to grow and contribute.