Friday, April 28, 2017

April Meeting Recap

There are just a couple of spots left for the May workshops with Latifah Saafir. Sign up now if you haven't already! It's going to be a lot of fun!

If you are interested in next year's retreat at Five Star Retreat in Nunley TN, please contact Stefanie. We need to have our deposit in this May in order to reserve our spot.

The round robin quilts look absolutely fabulous! Here is a picture of the few that were passed on at the April meeting.

There was a lot of Glam Clam cutting going on at the April meeting.

And a lot of just for fun sewing...

And as always great show and tell was shared:

Saturday, April 1, 2017

Latifah Saafir is coming to Music City! LIMITED Workshop Space Available

Latifah Saafir will be in NASHVILLE May 12 & 13 for two workshops and a lecture/trunk show with the Music City Modern Quilt Guild. We have a LIMITED number of spaces left if you are interested in attending. Sign up for one or ALL of these special events!

If you have questions, please contact us at

Location | 
Detailed directions will be e-mailed prior to the workshop
First Presbyterian Church
101 Legends Club Lane
Franklin, TN 37069

Details about each workshop and the lecture/trunk show are below! Learn more about Latifah and her amazing modern quilts on her website.


Half-Day Workshop | Bias Tape Quilt, Airshow Pillow or Mini-Quilt
Time: 3:30 - 6:30 p.m.
MCMQG Members: $40
Non-Members: $50

Trunk Show & Lecture | Being True to Your Inner Artist
Time: 7:45 - 9:15 p.m.
MCMQG Members: Free
Non-Members: $15


Full-Day Workshop | The Glam Clam Quilt
Time: 9 - 5 (with a 2-hour lunch break- lunch included)
MCMQG Members: $80
Non-Members: $100

Full-Day Workshop | Bias Tape Airshow Pillow or Mini-Quilt
The first part of this class will explore the nature of designing with bias tape. You will learn about how bias tape works and the things you must understand in order to effectively work with bias tape. Next you will sketch your bias tape mini quilt or pillow. And then you will transfer the designs to fabric and start to sew them!

Lecture & Trunk Show | Being True to Your Inner Artist
An exploration of tips and insights to tapping into your own voice as a quilter. Learn practical techniques on how to tune into yourself and trust your instinct and vision. 

Full-Day Workshop | Glam Clam Quilt 
Everything is better when it’s bigger right? Even clamshells? Learn an alternative to hand piecing clamshells, by learning to piece these with your sewing machine. They are big, bold, and fun. Learn the tricks and tips to piece your very own 8” or 12” Glam Clam Quilt in any quilt size that you’d like without pins and without ironing!