Sunday, June 28, 2020

Virtual Quilt Show by Contemporary Quilt & Fiber Artists in Cincinnati

 Here's a link to a virtual quilt show hosted by CQAFA (Contemporary Quilt & Fiber Artists) in Cincinnati.  The virtual show, in lieu of their canceled live exhibition, runs June 15 to August 15, 2020.  Enjoy!

Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Membership Renewal

Our CPQG membership form for the upcoming Guild year 2020 - 2021 is available now on our website here.  Please complete the form and return via email to the membership email address:    Your dues check may be sent to our USPS address:  Centre Pieces Quilt Guild, P. O. Box 657 Boalsburg, PA 16827, ATTN: Treasurer.  You will note that for this Guild year there is a sliding scale for your dues in accordance with the online survey.
Since there will not be a new publication of our membership directory, please indicate on the form any changes in address, phone, etc. Changes will be listed in our newsletter so you can make the changes to your current copy of the directory.
Many thanks for your cooperation and understanding this different format for your membership renewal.

Sunday, June 21, 2020

Webmaster's July Challenge: Just how "creative" can we get to face the public?

Are you getting tired of making utilitarian CDC/WHO standardized masks? Change it up a bit for a Webmaster's July Challenge.  Make a mask that's fun, perhaps utilitarian or not, but mostly fun.  Make it personalized (think Best Grandma), glitzy with jewels, feathers, and sequins, scary, historic (think Plague Doctor), for Halloween, FastNacht, or Mardi Gras, for children, patchwork. Anything goes.  Use whatever you have available, fasten it however appropriate.  Just have fun with a mask for once.
Send a picture to to be included here whenever you get it finished. No deadline.

Leslie Demmert--Nothing says, "I'm a quilter" like an orphan block mask.  The red were flying geese left over from 2017 Guild Challenge. The HST etc were just left over. 

Sunday, June 14, 2020

Mask nose pieces

From their website:
We know the struggle of fogging glasses while wearing face masks. These strips prevent warm exhaled breath from condensing your lenses by forcing the air to exit from other areas of the mask. Either style strip works great!

Tuesday, June 9, 2020

Questionaire results

Most members were uncomfortable holding in-person meetings in June but were in favor of watching and waiting for possible changes in COVID 19 status in July and August.  We might be able to hold informal outdoor gatherings then.  We will watch and wait for decisions. 

Friday, June 5, 2020

COVID art project

A Penn State PhD candidate in Art is currently working on a project documenting any Pennsylvanian's experiences through art, poetry, or writing as it relates to the Covid19 pandemic. If you have been inspired to create something during the pandemic would you be willing to share it?
If so, please contact Susan DeMetrick at
Project link here.