July meeting

 The July meeting will be on Saturday, July 20 at 10am at the Fruitville Public Library meeting room. The Library is located at 100 Coburn Way, exit 210 off  I-75 in Sarasota, FL. Bring a modern quilt for Show and Tell.

The Program will be our Christmas in July Salad Potluck luncheon. Bring a @$15. "sewish" silly gift for our fun exchange. Guests welcome if you bring a gift to exchange. For more info click here or on Program tab.

A highlight from Show and Tell was Kathy's finish of the striped blocks from our April Retreat - stunning and so modern! To see all the quilts shown,  click here or on the 2024 Show and Tell tab.








Upcoming Events: (locations change due to redecorating and voting of Fruitville Library meeting room)

July 20 - meeting luncheon Christmas in July at Fruitville Library

August 17 - meeting with Zoom lecture by Sarah Goer at Sarasota Baptist Church

September 21 - meeting program - Paint a Quilt with Glue Resist at Fruitville Library

October 19 - meeting program Sew-In of Gifting quilt blocks at Gulf Gate Library

November 16  -  meeting - Circus Challenge due at Fruitville Library

December 14 - Holiday Party at Fruitville Library


June meeting

 The June meeting will be on Saturday, June 15 at 10 am at the Fruitville Public Library meeting room. The Library is located at 100 Coburn Way, exit 210 off I-75 in Sarasota, FL. Bring a modern quilt for Show and Tell.

The Program will be How To Read a Quilt Show Entry Form and what do jurors and judges think? Presented by Linda Swanson and Frieda Anderson. Both have shown in many Quilt Shows with Frieda winning Best Machine Quilting 2022 at QuiltCon. Click here for more info or on Program tab.

Our sister guild South Sarasota Modern has openings in their Zoom Cityscapes Improv Workshop by Peter Byrne July 13-14, 10-3pm. For more information  click here or on Workshop tab.

Our 2024 Gifting Blocks were revealed at the May meeting. Click here or on Gifting tab for more info.

A highlight from Show and Tell was Marjy's sparkling scrap quilt! To see all May Show and Tell  click here or on 2024 Show and Tell tab.









Upcoming Events:

June 15 - meeting -  program - Quilt Show Info

July 20 - meeting - program - Christmas in July

August 17 - meeting - program -Sarah Goer Lecture

September 21  - meeting - program - Paint a Quilt with Glue Resist

October 19 - meeting - program - Sew-in of Gifting Quilts

November 16 - meeting - Circus Challenge due                              

Sarasota MQG Sew Day: Modern gifting blocks!

Sarasota MQG
Sew Day: Modern gifting blocks 
Fruitville Library 

                             MAY 18th, 2024 - 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM 


We'll stay after after the meeting on Saturday and sew two types of improv blocks using 2023 gifting fabric.  All fabric and instructions will be available - just bring your regular sewing items (machine, rulers, rotary and mats.) 

New to modern and improv?  This is your chance to give it a try! 

Fabric will also be precut.  All you need to do is design, sew and trim to block size!   Let's see how many we can accomplish! 

You may bring a guest/sewing buddy - just please RSVP so I know how much fabric to cut. 

RSVP on Groupworks or for guests through the contact form on side bar of website.

May meeting

 The May meeting will be on Saturday, May 18 at 10 am at the Fruitville Public Library meeting room. The Library is located at 100 Coburn Way, exit 210 off I-75 in Sarasota, FL. Bring a modern quilt for Show and Tell.

The program will be the Gifting Block of the Year Reveal! by Jodi. Come see the block and the many new fabrics available for making Gifting quilts. Click here or on Program tab for more information.

Our sister guild South Sarasota Modern has opened their zoom Cityscapes Improv Workshop by Peter Byrne to our members. Date is July 13-14, 10am - 3pm. For more information click here or on Workshops tab.

A highlight at our annual Retreat at Daysprings was this fun vintage retro quilt top by Kathie H. 



 





A highlight from the meeting check out these gorgeous colorways. To see more photos from Retreat and April meeting click here or on Show and Tell tab.








Upcoming Events:

May 18 - meeting at Fruitville Library Sew-in 

June 15 - meeting at Fruitville Library

July 20 - meeting at Fruitville Library

Aug 17 - meeting at Fruitville Library

April meeting

 The April meeting will be on Saturday, April 20 at 10am at the Fruitville Public Library meeting room. The Library is located at 100 Coburn Way, exit 210 off I-75 in Sarasota, FL. Bring a modern quilt for Show and Tell.

The program will be Big Stitch Opportunities - bring a quilt that you would like to enhance with the hand Big Stitch from our February class. Note - this will be a small gathering as many members will be at the Retreat at DaySprings. The meeting will be led by Lois with plenty of time to discuss and perfect your big stitch project. You are also welcome to visit the Retreat group at DaySprings anytime. For more Program info click here or on tab.

A highlight of the meeting was Lynn's quilt titled - "I've Got My Eye on You". Couching of various yarns and dense quilting textures are a treasure to see. To view all the Show and Tell click here or on tab.













Upcoming Events:

April 18 - 21 - Retreat at Daysprings

April 20 - meeting at Fruitville Library

May 18 - meeting at Fruitville Library

June 15 - meeting at Fruitville Library


March 2024 meeting

 *Note meeting location change!

The March meeting will be on Saturday, March 16 at 10am at the Urfer Park Pavilion. Urfer Park is located at 4012 Honore Ave in Sarasota. Bring a modern quilt for Show and Tell.

The program is Coffee, Donuts, and De-Stash. Coffee and sweets will be provided and if you have items made like pot cozies, eyeglass cases, etc do bring them to sell. Click here for more info or on the Program tab.

A highlight of the February meeting was the program by @flourishingpalms of fun, bright modern quilts with big stitching for emphasis! 









And Show and Tell was outstanding!  It was a meeting full of inspiration and eye candy! Click here for Show and Tell or on the tab above









Upcoming Events:

March 16 - meeting (at Urfer Park)

April 18 - Retreat at Day Springs

April 20 - meeting at Retreat Center

May 18 - meeting at Fruitville Library

June 15 - meeting at Fruitville Library



February 2024 meeting

 The February 2024 meeting will be Saturday, February 17th at the Fruitville Library meeting room. The Library is located at 100 Coburn Way, exit 210 off I-75 in Sarasota, FL. Bring a modern quilt for Show and Tell.

The program will be presented by Linda Hungerford. It's all about Big Stitch Quilting. There is a class afterwards - sign up on Groupworks for a kit. Click here for detailed info or on Program Tab

A highlight of the January meeting was the program Stripe Frenzy by Lois on the many ways to use stripes in quilts. To see all the January Show and Tell click here or on the 2024 Show and Tell tab.







Upcoming Events:

February 3 - Airing of the Quilts

February 17 - meeting at Fruitville Library

February 22-25 QuiltCon in Raleigh, NC

March 16 - meeting (at Urfer Park)

April 18 - 21 Retreat

April 20 - meeting at Retreat Center

May 18 - meeting st Fruitville Library