Saturday, October 23, 2010


The STLMQG CO-OP is now up and running.  Here is the page, STLMQG CO-OP, if you'd like to join.

What is a CO-OP you ask??  It's a group in which members participate for a mutual benefit.
In our case, it's the opportunity to swap fabric or other quilty-related items (books, notions, templates, etc) as well as offer fellow members free items that you might no longer want.

The most important rule of participation is that that you must be a due-paying member in good standing.

All you have to do to participate is click the "Join This Group" button at the top of the STLMQG CO-OP page.  Once you are confirmed as a due-paying member, here's what you do.

1. Create and Upload a Profile.  It's a simple way to make sure that people know the basics about you, like how you prefer to mail items, what things you are always on the hunt for, etc.  No personal info should be included with the exception of your First name.  There are some examples already up on the page for you to use as a "template".

2. Find some items you want to swap, offer for free.

3. Take clear photos of the items (separately, if you are offering them as such) and upload to the photo pool with information about the item offered.  You will find several examples on the page for you to use as a "template".

4. Monitor your items

5. Once the item is in the other person's posession, please remove that photo from the photo there is no confusion.

There are a handful of templates, examples, and lots of information for you to use.

Brige (Flickr Name: Brige66) is heading up this program, so let's all give her a big Thanks!! 

Monday, October 11, 2010

STLMQG Potluck Picnic (October 30, 2010)

Hello STLMQG !

Are you ready for a good time filled with fun, food and frivolity? If you answered yes, then join us at the 1st annual STLMQG Potluck Picnic.

This is not a meeting; but rather an opportunity to spend some time with fellow quilters, get to know one another, munch on some food and have an all around good time.  If you aren't a member of the STLMQG; but would like to come check us out, this is a great opportunity to do so.

And of course what would a picnic be without prizes?

Date: Saturday, October 30th

Time: 10am-2pm; but the space is ours until sunset

Location: Queeny Park, Picnic Area #1

Please RSVP, so I have an approx. headcount. 

RSVP by leaving me a FlickrMessage (Love Old Houses), leaving a comment on this blog or on Facebook. Please also give me an idea of what you will be bringing (Finger Foods, Desserts, Drink).

If you have any questions or would like to help coordinate, please let me know.

This event is weather permitting.

--Park Map
--Park Address:  1675 South Mason Road       63131


**Updated October 26th**
Here are the head counts so far
---YES, I'll be there---                 
7 people

---NO, I can't make it---            
14 people

Saturday, October 9, 2010

Meeting Recap (October 9, 2010)

Today was our 2nd meeting and it was very exciting and filled with such creativity whether we were looking at the items brought in for Show&Tell or participating in the discussions that followed.  It was so nice reconnecting with everyone. 

You can find a recap of our meeting here.

If you'd like to find out more about our first activity coming up in November, entitled Project: Brown Bag, please find the rules here.

While we missed the opportunity for a proper Group Photo at our 1st meeting, we didn't let this one slip by so fast.  Say Hi! to the St. Louis Modern Quilt Guild.

If you are not already a member; but would like to see what we are about, please visit our "How To Join" tab at the top of the homepage.