Monday, July 23, 2018

July 2018 Eugene MQG Meeting



We welcomed one guest this month.

Announcements:

Lane County Fair:  July 18-22
Coburg Quilt Show:  July 20-21 10-4
Blackberry Jam Quilt Show:  July 28 10-4, July 29 10-3
PNW Meetup:  August 10-12
Next Sew Day:  Sunday, August 19  10-4
Barn Quilt Workshop with Sheila Sinclair Snyder
  September 8, 2018  10-4  Eugene Garden Club
Eugene MQG Retreat:  October 4-7, 2018

Business:

Amendments to By Laws for the Eugene MQG.  This was voted on and passed with 20 members present all voting yes.

Fun stuff:

Kim offered a presentation on hand sewing yo-yos and hexies.  Board members had provided supplies and those present were invited to try out their sewing skills.


Ken presented a method for making migrating geese.  He brought a template and demonstrated how to add the pieces together to make a wonderful strip of geese.  His geese flying through the lime green were fabulous!



 QuiltCon 2019 Charity Quilt

Kim and Janice presented the design chosen by the charity quilt committee and offered up packets to members to help with piecing the strips.  Instructions were included in each packet, with the request that they be completed and returned at the August guild meeting.

UFO FQ Challenge:

6 people completed the challenge for last month!

Janice finished a baby quilt
Kim and her Gypsy Wife Section 8

Ken and one of the pieces quilted on his long arm

Linda's Tiki Hut quilt completed

Kelly with her Bonnie Hunter mystery quilt

Missy finished her long overdue baby quilt

 Linda Dye was the winner of the fat quarters!
 5 people have challenged themselves for this month.

Traveling Quilt Bee:
Gail's medallion

Janice's medallion

Jenny's medallion

Hillie's medallion

Denise's medallion

Linda's medallion

Jill's medallion

Nela's medallion

Susan's medallion

Ken's medallion

Kim's medallion

Missy's medallion

Pat's medallion

Penny's medallion

Jackie's medallion

Sorrel's medallion

 Show and Tell:

Sharon's rearranged 1/2 square triangle creation

Virginia's table runner
Another table runner by Virginia


Jayne's bat quilt

Linda's tulips
and the back
Daisy's baby quilt

Linda's "Ghastly" quilt

PLEASE NOTE:   Our August guild meeting will be held at Sladden park at 6:30pm.
Address:  925 Cheshire Ave, Eugene, OR.  It's in the Whitaker on the north side of the railroad tracks between Adams St and Jackson St, parking on street. 

Bring a plate and utensils and food or drinks to share  We will have a table runner/placemat swap (be sure to place them in a brown paper bag), as well as continue with the traveling quilt additions, UFO challenge and show and tell.

See you then!