OCMQG is pleased to announce its first Best Modern Quilt award for entries to the Orange County Fair.
We all need tools to work our quilting magic. Please leave a comment with the tool you use the most! Bias Binder Calculator: Ever wonder how big to make your square to make bias binding? So Sew Easy has published a free excel sheet where you put in the length and width of your trimmed … Continue reading Quilting Tools
At our September meeting, Janet solicited members' knowledge on how they've approached making a T-Shirt Quilt. As usual, our members came through! If you have a suggestion for making a t-shirt quilt, regarding design elements or construction, let us know in the comments. Helene's Tips: Helene made this quilt from her son's tshirt collection This quilt … Continue reading Tips for Making a T-Shirt Quilt
Contribution by Karen Aalders There are many spectrums in modern quilting - the construction of the quilt top, the style of the quilting (stitch in the ditch, straight line, free motion), or on the artistic spectrum of eclectic (bold and scrappy) to minimalism. QuiltCon had quilts that represented all of these areas and were inspiring to … Continue reading QuiltCon – What’s Your Modern Style?