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

January 2024 meeting

NOTE: New meeting time for Jan 20 meeting is 12:30pm at the Fruitville Library meeting room!

 The January 2024 meeting will be Saturday, January 20 at the Fruitville Library. The meeting this month is at 12:30pm. 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 January program will be Stripes!  For more details click here or on Program Tab.

Our December Holiday Party was full of sumptuous foods and a fun frolicking gift exchange. A humorous highlight was when Jamie S 's gift of ornament placemats matched her dress. Click here or on the 2023 Show and Tell tab.

Our QuiltCon Community quilt will be shown at QuiltCon Raleigh, NC! A big thank you to Jann W, Nan R, Linda H and especially Robin K who did the outstanding quilting. Many hours of sewing and Jann's inspired "symmetrical" design were involved to create this stunning Modern Quilt!







Upcoming Events:

January 20 - meeting

January 24 - Workshop with Diane Murtha

February 3 - Airing of the Quilts

February 17 - meeting

February 22 - 25 - QuiltCon in Raleigh, NC

March 16 - meeting

April 18 - 21 - Retreat 

April 20 - meeting (at Retreat Center)


December meeting

 The December meeting will be Saturday, December 9 at 12:15pm at the Fruitville Library. NOTE - this is a change from our usual time and date because its our Holiday Party! Bring the items you signed up for at the meeting and join us at 12:15pm. Also bring a $20 gift (quilt or sewing related) for our gift exchange. There will be awards for Holiday hats or outfits too so ready your holiday spirit.

A highlight was Marjy's Temperature quilt based on the daily temperatures for 1952 and 2022. So interesting to see the way our Sarasota weather has varied in her precision layout!







More Challenge Churn Dashes were revealed, click here or on the Show and Tell tab for details.









Upcoming Events:

December 9 - Holiday Party at 12:15pm 

January 20 - Meeting

January 24 - Workshop with Diane Murtha

February 3 - Airing of the Quilts Show and Sale

November meeting

 The November meeting will be Saturday, November 18, 2023 at the Fruitville Library. The library opens at 10 a.m. and the meeting begins shortly after. The Library is located at 100 Coburn Way, exit 210 of I-75 in Sarasota, Fl. Bring a modern quilt for Show and Tell.

The November program is a trunk show by Diane L Murtha on her quilting journey. Then we have an afternoon sew-in featuring Whimsical Kids Quilts. For details click here or on Program tab.

The Churn Dash Challenge Reveal was filled with creative colorful layouts and text. Click here to see all Churn Dash Challenge quilts and the October Show and Tell.







A highlight was a Jodi - Christine quilt finish started at our April Retreat. Bright colors and beautifully quilted by Christine. 








Upcoming Events:

November 4 - Zoom sew-in (link in Groupworks Events)

November 18 - Meeting and afternoon Sew-in

December 9 - Holiday Party

January 20 - Meeting

January 24 - Workshop with Diane Murtha

February 3 - Airing of Quilts Show and Sale


October meeting

 The October meeting will be Saturday, October 21, 2023 at the Fruitville Library. The library opens at 10 a.m. and the meeting begins shortly after. The Library is located at 100 Coburn Way, exit 210 of I-75 in Sarasota, Fl. Bring a modern quilt for Show and Tell.

The October program will be the reveal of our current Challenge. For more info click here or on the Challenge tab.

A highlight of our September meeting was the Zoom lecture by Charles Cameron on color theory and his slide show on placing color in quilts was excellent. Click here or on Programs tab for more upcoming programs. It was the first Zoom lecture in our meeting room ever for our group.






Also the QuiltCon quilt top was revealed - quite striking!








Another highlight was Linda S's black and white quilt design we all saw her working on at our Retreat. Just stunning wave movement...








Upcoming Events:

October 21 - meeting Challenge reveal

November 18 - meeting with Gifting sew-in after

December 9 - Holiday Party

January 20 - Fabric Weaving with Bonnie B



September meeting

 The September meeting will be Saturday, September 16, 2023 at the Fruitville Library. The library opens at 10 a.m. and the meeting begins shortly after. The Library is located at 100 Coburn Way, exit 210 of I-75 in Sarasota, Fl. Bring a modern quilt for Show and Tell.

The September program is guest lecturer - Charles Cameron - Color! An Engineer's guide to color value and color placement in your quilts. This lecture and trunk show will be presented on Zoom - large screen in the meeting room. A Zoom link will be provided on Groupworks so that members who are unable to attend the meeting may view it with us. For more information click here or on the Program tab.

A highlight of the August meeting was Kathy J's Squares and Stripes - a bold and striking design! To view all of the August Show and Tell  click here or on the tab above.







Upcoming Events:

September 16 - meeting - Zoom lecture by Charles Cameron

October 21 - meeting Challenge reveal

November 18 - meeting with Gifting Sew-in after

December 9 - Holiday Party