Welcome to the Quilting Board!

Already a member? Login above
loginabove
OR
To post questions, help other quilters and reduce advertising (like the one on your left), join our quilting community. It's free!

Page 1 of 2 1 2 LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 17

Thread: Proposed Ga Meet-ups!!

  1. #1
    Super Member greenini's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2010
    Location
    Atlanta, Ga
    Posts
    1,543
    Blog Entries
    16
    All Georgia QB members, and those who live in surrounding states:
    in Sept there is the E cobb quilt show on 9/16, 9/17 and 9/18
    http://www.ecqg.com/Show/index.htm


    In Oct there is the commercial Georgia Quilt show, Oct 20, 21 and 22
    http://www.sewingexpo.com/GeorgiaQuiltShow.aspx

    In Nov we were thinking about a get together on the south side of Atlanta at A Scarlet Thread, a very nice and HUGE quilt shop for those who haven't been there.

    In order to make these meet ups happen, we're thinking that a poll of those who are interested will give us the best time to schedule a meet-up at the two events and then to schedule the Nov one. We can do the same thing in Nov we did in May, which was a pot luck lunch, some show & tell, some market info from Sarah Philips, the shop owner of Intown Quilters (in Nov we wouldn't be getting this presentation but maybe the shop owner would do something else) , some shopping, a lot of getting to know each other and some help from other QB members on things.

    If we want a more formal presentation, we might try to get one from a QB member, the topics of interest seemed to be OBW's (and a gorgeous one was there, but I know I'd like some help in choosing the best fabric of the couple I've picked up and then lining up the first one before I cut into all that fabric!), some paper piecing interest was expressed...what all are you interested in seeing? Twister? A sit n sew? It'll be our meeting so let's decide what we want and make it happen!!

    Any and all ideas are welcome as is help in organizing and coordinating I hope to be able to schedule something so that all who were there AND those who couldn't make it but wanted to will be able to attend!

    Please keep the messages public as I'm not the only one working on this and it'll be easier for us, thanks!
    :thumbup:
    Jo

  2. #2
    Power Poster QuiltE's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2011
    Location
    Ontario, Canada
    Posts
    13,844
    I do hope that THE PLAN is to oogle and ogle and ooh and aaah over QuiltingAddict's Painte Shoe Quilt at the show!! :)

  3. #3
    Super Member greenini's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2010
    Location
    Atlanta, Ga
    Posts
    1,543
    Blog Entries
    16
    Well, yes, but remember those of us at the first one were able to see it up close and personal and even fondle it :-) ...see what happens when you miss a Ga meet up ;)

  4. #4
    Power Poster QuiltE's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2011
    Location
    Ontario, Canada
    Posts
    13,844
    Quote Originally Posted by greenini
    Well, yes, but remember those of us at the first one were able to see it up close and personal and even fondle it :-) ...see what happens when you miss a Ga meet up ;)
    There'll be no fondling now!! :lol:

  5. #5
    Senior Member Honeynga's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2011
    Location
    West GA
    Posts
    458
    Blog Entries
    17
    Count me in ! I'm so anxious/hungry to get with other quilters. I'm a bit anxious thatI may feel so inadequate once I do....maybe this is another topic for self esteem !

  6. #6
    Super Member Vicki W's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2010
    Location
    Georgia
    Posts
    2,065
    I am planning to attend the Georgia Quilt show in October and might be available for the November meet and greet :)

  7. #7
    Super Member Beachbound's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Location
    Florida
    Posts
    1,132
    I hope to be at the Oct quilt show too. I have not been to one in ages!

  8. #8
    Super Member Stitchnripper's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2009
    Location
    Baton Rouge, LA
    Posts
    6,298
    Rats! That is the weekend of my high school reunion in NJ!!! Those exact dates!!! I hope to make one of the meetups

  9. #9
    Junior Member
    Join Date
    Jul 2010
    Location
    Georgia
    Posts
    158
    Didn't get to go to the first Ga meeting but am looking forward and planning on the next one.

    Just let me know time and place.

    Sandy

  10. #10
    Senior Member quilting.addict's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Location
    Bethlehem, GA
    Posts
    516
    Hi everyone and greetings from the creator of Head over Heels! painted shoe quilt!! I have to deliver my Head over Heels! quilt (55 miles away) on Sept. 11. Then I am going for the Awards Ceremony where they announce winners on Sept. 15. Another 100 mile round trip to pick up my quilt on Sunday Sept 18 after 5 pm. I really would love to stand around my quilt to see what people say behind my back and the most practical time to do that would be Sunday afternoon. So I guess that's when I'll be there.

    I will be at the Georgia Quilt show...name your day And I'll go to that one. And, I would love to go to Scarlet Threads in November.

Page 1 of 2 1 2 LastLast

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  

SEO by vBSEO ©2011, Crawlability, Inc.