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

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

Block Lotto – July 2020

Quilt as You Go is your challenge for July. Each kit has a square of batting and three colors. There are two ways to go about making your block. OPTION 1. Sew your scraps into a block that finishes about ~7x7. Lay your finished block over the batting. Quilt as desired. No need for backing … Continue reading Block Lotto – July 2020

VIRTUAL RETREAT

Register today! Come hangout, meet your guild memberswho can and will become your new friends, and your newquilt will be completed at the same time. A weekend ofrelaxing and quilting – for experienced quilters andbeginners alike. Join fellow quilters as you work on yourchoice of quilting projects, share tips and enjoy a commonhobby together.We have … Continue reading VIRTUAL RETREAT

Block Lotto – June 2020

Your challenge, should you choose to accept it, is to make a cactus or succulent inspired block. Design your own or take a peek at the resources below. You can put your cactus in a pot, add a flower or prickly pear, and I think these cactus block could lend themselves well to some embroidery … Continue reading Block Lotto – June 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

April 2020 Opposites Challenge Entries

Winners Announced! At our January 2020 Meeting we announced the opposites challenge. And since we are sure that a number of our members had already been working on quilts for the challenge, we wanted to find a way to still host the challenge. Members were asked to submit their quilt submissions online with a title, … Continue reading April 2020 Opposites Challenge Entries