Meetings & Events

All of our events are currently being held VIRTUALLY via Zoom in order to protect the health and safety of our members and community. Members, check your Member Resources for login details.

In addition the our monthly guild meeting, we will be hosting weekly virtual events via SVMQG Digital as well as weekly online open sew sessions on Saturdays.


Meeting and Event Dates for 2020:

January

January 9

Guild Meeting – Activity
“How Do I Quilt This?” – guild sourcing ideas and recommendations for how to quilt member quilt tops.

February

February 13

Guild Meeting – Lecture
Let’s Get Our Bag On! – Bag-Making 101 lecture reviewing construction, materials, patterns, and resources

February 20-23

QuiltCon, Austin

February 29

Sew Day (Bag Making) | MPD

March

March 7 & 8

March 12, 7pm

Guild Meeting – Presentation
Social Media walk-through, focusing on Instagram and FaceBook posting

April

April 9, 7pm

Guild Meeting – Lecture and Trunk Show
Free Motion Crea-TV and Reality with Mel Beach

April 26, 2-3pm

SVMQG Digital Front Porch Quilt Show
We are hosting a “Virtual Gallery Opening” to celebrate our first front-porch quilt show. Bring your own wine spritzer and canapés and join us as we check out everyone’s quilt show posts.

April 30, 7pm

SVMQG Digital BOM Sew Lab
Are you struggling with your BOM blocks? Need a reason to just sit down and do them? Join us for a BOM Sew Lab and get all your questions answered by the designer herself.

May

May 7, 7pm

SVMQG Digital – Ask-the-Quilter
Have a quilting question? We’ve got answers! Come hang out and ask your quilting questions, or share your knowledge by providing some answers.

May 14, 7pm

Guild MeetingPresentation
Digital Quilt Design Tool Comparison

May 28, 7pm

SVMQG Digital – Social Media Lab
Struggling with social media in this time of virtual connections? We are hosting a hands-on session to help get you started and to use some of the features you may be missing out on.

June

June 4, 7pm

SVMQG DigitalHow Do I Quilt This?
You finished that quilt top! Now what? Come and get suggestions and ideas for how to quilt it.

June 11, 7pm

Guild Meeting – Lecture
The Who, What, When, Where, and Why of Batting with Alicia Campbell aka “The Batty Lady”

June 18, 7pm

SVMQG Digital – BOM Sew Lab
Are you struggling with your BOM blocks? Need a reason to just sit down and do them? Join us for a BOM Sew Lab and get all your questions answered by the designer herself.

June 25, 7pm

SVMQG Digital – Show & Tell
Do you miss Show & Tell from our meetings? Come to this dedicated session to share your work and applaud the work of other members. In addition to member sharing, each month we will highlight a theme or featured quilter to kick off the sharing.

July

July 2, 7:00pm

SVMQG Digital – Get Scrappy!
How small is too small? Sort by color or size? Let’s get together and share how we organize and store our scraps.

July 9, 7:00pm

Guild Meeting – Discussion
Put a Label On It! – Discussion of quilt labeling tools and techniques.

July 16, 7:00pm

SVMQG Digital – BOM Sew Lab
Are you struggling with your BOM blocks? Need a reason to just sit down and do them? Join us for a BOM Sew Lab and get all your questions answered by the designer herself.

July 30, 7:00 pm

SVMQG Digital – Tabletop Quilt Show
We are hosting a virtual exhibit to showcase smaller items, specifically for the tabletop. Pull up a chair and join us as we share everyone’s quilt show posts.

August

August 6, 7pm

SVMQG DigitalHow Do I Quilt This?
You finished that quilt top! Now what? Come and get suggestions and ideas for how to quilt it.

August 13, 7pm

  • Guild Meeting – Guest Speakers Discussion
  • Creative Process discussion with Sam Hunter of Hunter’s Design Studio and Christina Cameli.
  • Sam and Christina will discuss with each other their creative processes, exploring similarities and differences in each approach

August 20, 7pm

SVMQG Digital – BOM Sew Lab
Are you struggling with your BOM blocks? Need a reason to just sit down and do them? Join us for a BOM Sew Lab and get all your questions answered by the designer herself.

September

September 3, 7pm

  • SVMQG Digital – Sew-Along
  • Join us for a fun communal sew-along as we make a Steering Wheel Cover design by member, Bev Thompson

September 10, 7pm

  • Guild Meeting – Lecture
  • Design Process discussion with Amanda Morris

September 17, 7pm

SVMQG Digital – BOM Sew Lab
Are you struggling with your BOM blocks? Need a reason to just sit down and do them? Join us for a BOM Sew Lab and get all your questions answered by the designer herself.

September 24, 7pm

SVMQG Digital – Show & Tell
Do you miss Show & Tell from our meetings? Come to this dedicated session to share your work and applaud the work of other members. In addition to member sharing, each month we will highlight a theme or featured quilter to kick off the sharing.

October

October 1, 7pm

SVMQG DigitalUFO SOS
Do you have a UFO that you can’t seem to finish? Looking to get inspiration and encouragement on how to get them off your to-do list? Join us for our Digital Thursday event on 10/1 and share your stale UFOs and/or provide advice to others.

October 8, 7pm

  • Guild Meeting – Discussion
  • Scrap-Busting! – Members will review and share projects and methods for using scrap material.

October 22, 7pm

SVMQG Digital – Show & Tell
Do you miss Show & Tell from our meetings? Come to this dedicated session to share your work and applaud the work of other members.

October 29, 7pm

SVMQG Digital – Scrappy Sew-Along
Still working on getting through your scraps? Join us as we make up some simple scrappy projects. We’ll share the projects beforehand, or join us and sew your own favorite scrap-buster.

November

November 5, 7pm

SVMQG Digital – Quick Gift Ideas
Looking for some inspiration for the gift-giving season? Have a great gift project you can share with others? Join us to learn some cool project ideas and maybe share a few of your own!

November 12, 7pm

  • Guild MeetingPresentation & Quilt Show
  • Aurifilosophy Program with Shari Cifaldi-Morrill of Whole Circle Studio, certified Aurifilosopher, aimed at increasing your knowledge of thread, tools, uses and tips. Shari will “unlock the mystery of thread, educate the masses, and help all users achieve brilliant results!”
  • RSVP required – hosted on lecturer Zoom account

December

December 10, 7pm

Guild MeetingEnd of Year Social!