July 2016 Challenge

If you had 18" x 18" of space to play with and make a modern design, what would you do? Choose a favorite block design or improv? Create a minimalist quilt or choose a technique you've just learn to create your own pattern? This quarter's challenge is all about showing the world your interpretation of … Continue reading July 2016 Challenge

Mighty Lucky Quilting Club Kick Off

Now that things have settled down a bit with QuiltCon, and we're all started on The Splendid Sampler quilt along, who's started on the Mighty Lucky Quilting Club? This is a paid quilt along ($5/month or $50/year) hosted by Lucky Spool Media¬†and will feature lessons/challenges by well known quilt artists. ¬†Krista Fleckenstein kicked off January … Continue reading Mighty Lucky Quilting Club Kick Off

QuiltCon – What’s Your Modern Style?

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?

Modern Star and Modern Log Cabin Challenge

The OCMQG holds a challenge once a quarter for its members to show off their creativity and have some fun. See the Challenges Page for our current challenge and challenge details. This quarter's challenge is about taking a traditional state star block or log cabin block and making it modern. Take 3o seconds and think … Continue reading Modern Star and Modern Log Cabin Challenge