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
Entries for the August 2020 Challenge now open for voting
Workshop with Amy Friend March 2021
We haven't committed to the subject of this workshop yet but you know you won't be disappointed to learn from Jacquie Gehring. Save the date! To see more about this important artist and quilter check out https://www.jacquiegering.com/. Updates will posted when registration opens.
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
Mel Beach, Slice of Improv Workshop is Sunday, August 30 from 10 am till 4 pm. Contact us if you haven't signed up yet. firstname.lastname@example.org. See her work at https://melbeachquilts.com. Link to material list for workshop- https://ocmqg.files.wordpress.com/2020/08/5323f-asliceofimprovdescriptionandsupplylist2.pdf
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
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
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
OCMQG is pleased to announce its first Best Modern Quilt award for entries to the Orange County Fair.