Thursday, September 30, 2010

It's Official!

The Chicago Modern Quilt Guild
is proud to present

Weeks Ringle

October 17, 2010
2 -5 p.m.

For a lecture on 
Transforming Traditions: Modernism and Quilts

and a trunk show of quilts 
from their not-yet-released book, 

Park District of Forest Park
Main Building, 2nd Floor
7501 Harrison St, Forest Park IL

Guest admission $5

Saturday, September 25, 2010

Seriously.  Did you mark your calendars yet?  None of that "I'll pencil you in" stuff either.  Get the Sharpie. 

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

I'm so excited I can hardy stand it!

Mark Your Calendars!!

You won't want to miss the October 17th meeting.
Keep your eyes peeled for more details!

Thursday, September 2, 2010

Challenge Posted at

The first challenge for Project Modern has been posted over at

The task:  Make a quilt based on an inspiration of your choice and submit your inspiration, quilt, and explanation of why you chose your inspiration.

The judge: Valori Wells, fabric designer for Free Spirit, quilt book author, and co-owner of the Stitchin' Post quilt shop in Sisters, Oregon.

The prizes, oh, the prizes:

Each of the three winners will receive a fabulous prize package, featuring the following products from C&T Publishing:
A copy of City Quilts by Cherri House, a book of beautiful quilt designs inspired by modern urban architecture and landscapes.  City Quilts is published by C&T’s exciting new imprint, Stash Books.

One package each of these amazing tools for exploring appliqué, paper piecing, and more:
Silicone Release Paper, Wash-Away Applique Sheets , Carol Doak’s Foundation Paper, and Quilter’s Freezer Paper Sheets.


A 3 in 1 Color Tool for handy reference and help planning color schemes.

Each prize package will also include:

A bundle of 12 coordinating half-yards of beautiful, modern fabric, courtesy of Fabricworm.

A Kona Cotton Solid Roll-Up in the popular Bright color palette, courtesy of Robert Kaufman.

Six yards of 90” wide Warm and White batting, courtesy of Warm Company.