August 2020 MQG Pattern Challenge Results

Maker: Barbara KnappPattern Used: Rock Candy by Yvonne FuchsDescription: I made a smaller version of this quilt because I didn’t have enough purple fabric and I really wanted to use the purple in it. I ended up using a 4.25” square for the curved pieces and half square triangles....what was I thinking :/>, should have used 4.5” or … Continue reading August 2020 MQG Pattern Challenge Results

Workshop with David Owens Hastings, October 25, 2020

Online workshop $60 Graphic designer, printmaker, textile artist. In his design office, he works exclusively with nonprofits. In his art studio, he creates contemporary art pieces and modern quilt designs. davidowenhastings.com Workshop: Inspired by Architecture - David Owen Hastings1 Day (6 to 8 hours): Using photos of architectural elements, David will guide you through the … Continue reading Workshop with David Owens Hastings, October 25, 2020

Community Outreach Quilt Challenge – QuiltCon 2021

The Modern Quilt Guild announced its 2021 Community Outreach Quilt Challenge! This is one of the MQG’s largest scale charity projects, formerly known as the QuiltCon Charity Quilt Challenge. It's an opportunity for guilds or teams of MQG members to create a quilt to be donated to a charity. Theme: Curves The design focus for … Continue reading Community Outreach Quilt Challenge – QuiltCon 2021

Block Lotto – August 2020

The challenge for August is IMPROV! You can create any shape or design you like. Let the fabric inspire you.  However, if you are stuck some inspiration and online tutorials follow.  IMPROV TRIANGLES https://www.instagram.com/quiltsfromtheattic/ https://talesofastitcher.com/2019/05/25/improv-triangles-perfectly-pointless/ https://www.shecanquilt.ca/2015/12/improv-trees-tutorial.html IMPROV CROSSES - Inset an “X” or criss-cross slices into your block.  https://www.stitchedincolor.com/blog/2019/1/21/improv-cross-block-tutorial Choose your background fabric square. Next, … Continue reading Block Lotto – August 2020

MQG Pattern Challenge – August 2020

SUBMIT YOUR ENTRY Submissions due by midnight on August 31. For August 2020, the Orange County Modern Quilt Guild challenges its members to create a quilt using one of the five free patterns shown below. These five are among the 84 free patterns that the Modern Quilt Guild has offered to its members. There is … Continue reading MQG Pattern Challenge – August 2020