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

November 2019 Book Challenge

Create a quilt themed around a book. Bring both your quilt and book to the November meeting. The quilts and books will be donated to The Orangewood Foundation. THE ENTRIES OUR WINNERS Congrats to our winners, Julie M for Members Choice, Barbara K for the Best Modern Design and Jeri P for Best Use of … Continue reading November 2019 Book Challenge

2018 Philanthropy Recap

2018 Quilt Con Charity Quilt 2017 Holiday Party Quilt Thomas Fire Donation Quilts Throughout 2018 OCMQG made multiple quilts and quilt tops for the Ventura Modern Quilt Guild's Thomas Fire Project. 2019 Quilt Con Charity Quilt We started on our 2019 Quilt Con Charity Quilt, using the selected color range and minature piecing. Annual Book … Continue reading 2018 Philanthropy Recap

2018 Holiday Party

Our holiday party was held at Julie's home. Attendees worked together to make two beautiful quilts which will be donated to Orangewood Foundation. This event was a potluck and everyone brought a dish to share. We also had a fat quarter Yankee Swap where people brought 5 coordinating fat quarters in modern fabrics. There were … Continue reading 2018 Holiday Party

November 2018 Meeting

Our last meeting of the year! Thank you to this year's officers and chairwomen who contributed their time and dedication to OCMQG! 2018 OCMQG Officers and Chairwomen! Storybook Challenge The winners! 1st, 2nd, and 3rd. Our popular November Challenge was to make a philanthropy quilt based on a children's, tween, or young adult book. The … Continue reading November 2018 Meeting

November 2017 Hawthorne Supply Co. Charity Challenge

We announced the challenge for the November Philanthropy Quilt at the July meeting. We received many samples of digitally printed fabric from Hawthorne Threads who kindly donated these to the guild. The challenge is to design a quilt using the digitally printed fabric as inspiration, and to also incorporate it into the quilt. We also … Continue reading November 2017 Hawthorne Supply Co. Charity Challenge

November 2016 Book Challenge

This was our second year of doing the storybook challenge: Choose a children's book and make a quilt based on the book. Once again, our guild members have really pulled out the stops and created beautiful, thoughtful quilts for the Pediatric Cancer center. The quilts were made for children baby to 18 years old. Our … Continue reading November 2016 Book Challenge

Update: Quilts for Pulse

It's been a couple of weeks since the shooting in Orlando occurred. In an effort to help the survivors and the victims families, the Orlando MQG has started a quilt drive. Thank you to Kathy, Cathy, and Morgan for the two tops and stack of blocks that were dropped off at the June meeting. Thank … Continue reading Update: Quilts for Pulse