August 2017 – Meeting Reminder

Submitted by Ann G.

Hello Modern Quilters,

This month—August 22—we’ll learn how to personalize our lanyards using fabric scraps.  Make one that shows us your fabric style!  We will have a few machines on hand, but you are welcome to bring your own and share with a friend!

Meet us at Christ Lutheran Church, 311 N Hershey, Normal IL.

Social time starts at 5:30 and the meeting will begin at 6.

Don’t miss the fun!   Here’s what you need to bring!
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Field Trip!


Hello Modern Quilters!

Are you ready for a field trip? It’s a BNMQG and CMQG (Chicago Modern Quilt Guild) meet up! On Saturday, September 23, we’ll caravan to DeKalb, IL, eat breakfast, enjoy a very special quilt exhibit, then finish it off with a mini shop hop!  It’s going to be a great day and I hope you’ll be there!

This is a members only event and you must RSVP.  Deadline to register is September 1!

Here’s the schedule:

7:30 – Leave Bloomington from Schnuck’s parking lot in Normal

9:30 – Breakfast with Chicago Modern Quilt Guild at Egg Haven in DeKalb

11:00 – Drive to Pick Museum

11:15 – Exhibit Tour

12:15 – Textile Tour

1:30 – Group Picture and depart for shopping

3:00 – Arrive at Quilter’s Destination in Arlington Heights

4:00 – Depart for Quilter’s Quest in Woodridge

5:30 – Depart for Bloomington

Click MQG Meetup at Q+HR for a detailed information flier with pictures and maps!

We will see you there!






July 2017 Meeting Recap

Submitted by Anne U., Secretary

Hello Modern Quilters!  There was a lot to catch up on at the July meeting. First of all, Kathy thanked our refreshment providers, Celese and Marge.  Lori LeVar announced that the De-Stash Sale held in May raised $788!  The committee not only sold items at our guild meeting, but at two other locations to maximize sales! Committee members were Sue Kaiser, Kris Zimmerman, Viv Browning and Ann Unes.

Ann G reported that we had thirty five members present, one new member, Judy, one guest, Hope, and six guests from Champaign. She reminded everyone that dues for the next year can be paid in August or September.  Members not paid by October 1st will be removed from the mailing list.

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