Monday, February 6, 2012

Modern Quilt Guild Launch

Modern Quilt Guild of Ireland

It is with ridiculous excitement that I announce the launch of the Modern Quilt Guild of Ireland.  Sarah  and I have been chattering on about this for several months now, but finally FINALLY we have ourselves organized.

We have two organizations in Ireland that support quilters, the Irish Patchwork Society and the Quilter's Guild of Ireland.  They are both very active and a great way to meet other quilters, take classes, get involved in the community.  Sarah and I are both members of these organizations.  However, we wanted to create something specifically for modern quilters.

What are my hopes for this guild?  Well, I love the idea of a group of people with a similar passion getting together and sharing ideas, enthusiasm, support and knowledge.  I want for us to have regular gatherings that are filled with giggles and fluttering over each other's projects.  I want to host workshops to share ideas and techniques.  I would love to have a bee or block swap to have a little bit of each other's craftiness in each of our homes.  In the end, I want a modern quilting community where we are all welcome, supported and thriving.

So, will you join us?

To read about our hopes for the guild, you can go to the blog or the facebook page.  Please become followers of one/both to be sure you get regular updates of our activities.  To join the guild and/or the email list, please complete the registration form here.

If you would like to learn more about modern quilting, please head over here to see our interpretation.

Sarah and I are completely thrilled with the opportunity to foster the modern quilting community in Ireland.  We hope you join in and become a part of it too!





15 comments:

Nicky said...

ooh you busy things! What fun! Feel like I need to move to Ireland now!

Lisnaweary Quilts said...

I'm in!, I've sent my registration form - am very excited about this!

Linda Coleman said...

Thanks Cindy, I've filled in the registration form.

memmens said...

How exciting for you ladies, ell done, bet you have loads of fun.

Elisa Black said...

Cindy--You are a very active and busy woman!! Congrats on starting the new guild-- I will most certainly become a follower!! Good luck with it and I look forward to seeing your activities with it.

daisy and jack said...

yay - good luck with the guild - I'll be joining you from australia (as a follower!)

Pam said...

Cindy - How exciting! Let me know if you ever want to do a swap or something with the Atlanta Modern Quilt Guild!

randi--i have to say said...

how wonderful!

i am involved with the the modern quilt guild here in colorado and i just love it. such a great group of quilters to share some time with!

Archie the wonder dog said...

Have fun!!

Katy Cameron said...

Yay, have loads of fun! And as I said on Sarah's blog, you're so much more organised and professional than I was...

Flying Blind... said...

Wonderful xxxxxx

Lynne said...

As we Aussies are renown for saying: "Good on ya mate!" It's wonderful news. The Sydney Modern Quilt Guild started last October and I was so excited.

Sarah said...

Another destination I want to move to now... lol Have fun lovely!

susan said...

You guys just continue to impress with me how much you take on! Well done to both of you and it is sure to be the best guild going.

Lynn said...

Good Luck, Cindy I will be following you too.

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