September 2019 Meeting

We had 2 new members and 3 Visitors at the meeting.  Welcome to all the new faces!

Ice Breaker – Members shared quilt designer that they admire and why.  Thank you for everyone that shared.  We had various designers as The B Social Group, Freddy Moran, Victoria Finley Wolf, Jean Wells, Nancy Crow, Freddy Moran, Twiggy and Opal, and much more.

This month’s focus was on Binding techniques.  We had two Binding Demonstrations Mary Anne and Sandy P.  Thank you Ladies!  They showed us Machine Binding and a Flange Binding (Double Edge Binding).

QuiltCon Charity Discussion.  Thank you for everyone that helped make blocks for our quilt.  We will be starting to assemble them next month.  We will be meeting on Saturday, October 19 at 930am at Santiago Canyon College, 8041 East Chapman, Classroom U8, Orange Ca.  For more information, please contact Virginia Lucas at

November Challenge:  Quilt based on a children’s books for children ages 0-19 years of age.  Quilts and Books will be donated to Orangewood Foundation.  Awards will be based on Best Modern Design, Best Representation of the Book and members choice.  Remember quilt must be quilted, finished and bound to be entered!

Holiday Party is December 8th at Cheryl Higley’s House.  Potluck style lunch will be served. We will be having our annual Yankee Swap of 5 fat quarters of quilting fabric.  Julie M. will be heading up the charity quilt.  More information on location and what to bring to come.

Committee Chairs and Officers for 2020 – We are still looking for volunteers.  If you are interested, please email us today!

Block Lotto – This month’s block lotto were lovely shades of green and was won by Helene and Jeri!  This next month’s block was made from a block on the MQG website.  It looks like a stunner!

Quilters Block – One of our members asks the group “How do you dispose your old rotary blades and needles?”  Members shared that they used old creamer canisters, reuse for paper crafts, sharps containers if you have them at home, old rotary blade cases, and more!  Thank you for all the advice!

Our Handmade Item were Puppies made by Gail!  Thank you Gail!

QuiltCon Charity Quilt Sew In – October 19 (See above for details)

October Meeting one week earlier due to holiday.  We will meet on October 24th

November Meeting one week earlier due to holiday.  We will meet on November 21

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