Now that things have settled down a bit with QuiltCon, and we're all started on The Splendid Sampler quilt along, who's started on the Mighty Lucky Quilting Club? This is a paid quilt along ($5/month or $50/year) hosted by Lucky Spool Media and will feature lessons/challenges by well known quilt artists. Krista Fleckenstein kicked off … Continue reading Mighty Lucky Quilting Club Kick Off
What a great meeting! We had about 25-30 people and a few new members have signed up! Welcome, ladies. We also had a wonderful new meeting space at Charrisse Consign Design in Laguna Niguel - thank you, Charrisse! Hens and Chickens, an auxiliary of the Golden State College Foundation, came by to show us their opportunity … Continue reading February Monthly Meeting
Hi, All - If you're interested in attending QuiltCon in Savannah, CA next year, it's time to start planning. As the event gets closer, there may folks who are willing to share a room/need a room, which can cut down on hotel costs (quilting AND adult slumber party anyone?). The convention center is near Historic … Continue reading QuiltCon East – Feb 2017
Contribution by Karen Aalders There are many spectrums in modern quilting - the construction of the quilt top, the style of the quilting (stitch in the ditch, straight line, free motion), or on the artistic spectrum of eclectic (bold and scrappy) to minimalism. QuiltCon had quilts that represented all of these areas and were inspiring to … Continue reading QuiltCon – What’s Your Modern Style?
February seems to be packed with events this year - Quilt Along start ups, Q1 Guild Challenge, and QuiltCon. We will be meeting on Thursday, February 25, between 6:30 and 8:30 PM in a new place this month: Charrisse Consign Design, 23461 Ridge Route Drive, Laguna Hills CA 92653. Please bring only water to drink. Agenda: QuiltCon: We … Continue reading Reminder! February Monthly Meeting
Information on linking up with Pat Sloan's and Jane Davidson's The Splendid Sampler
There's just a week to go until modern quilters from all over the world gather to go crazy over Modern Quilts and workshops with their favorite modern quilters. If you are local to Southern Orange County or Southern California, you know how bad the freeways can be, especially getting into and around the Los Angeles … Continue reading QuiltCon 2016: How are you getting there?
The OCMQG holds a challenge once a quarter for its members to show off their creativity and have some fun. See the Challenges Page for our current challenge and challenge details. This quarter's challenge is about taking a traditional state star block or log cabin block and making it modern. Take 3o seconds and think … Continue reading Modern Star and Modern Log Cabin Challenge
QuiltConWest is almost here - just two short weeks before creative people from all over the world come together to celebrate modern quilting. If you are a member of a California MQG and are planning to attend the show, how about volunteering for a few hours at the California MQG Booth? For a few … Continue reading Call for Volunteers!
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