June 2018 Eugene MQG Meeting

We had one new member join and 3 guests in attendance.


Corvallis Meet-up was cancelled for this year.

Lane County Fair  July 18-22
Nelda Copsey presented the information regarding entering quilts for the Lane County Fair.  Textile entries are to be collected on Sun July 8 and Monday July 9.  She is also looking for volunteers to help with the receiving, prep for judging and setup for the textiles.  Please go the the website Atthefair.com for more information.

Coburg Quilt Show  July 20-21
Classes and a quilt show are part of this years offering.  Go to Coburgquiltshow.org for more information and entry forms.

Pine Needler's 14th Annual Quilt Show  July 28-29
This is part of the Lowell Blackberry Jam Festival.  Quilt entry forms are due by July 16th and received on July 27th.  Go to Blackberryjamfestival.com for more information.

PNW MQG Meetup  August 10-12
For more information go to https://seattlemodernquiltguild.com/2018/04/18/2018-pacific-nw-meet-up-registration-is-now-open/

EMQG Sew Day Sunday, August 19  10-4

EMQG RETREAT  October 4-7
Nela  provided registration forms with details.
Please email EMQG for a registration form if you were not present and would like to go.
Location:  Big K Guest Ranch, 20029 Highway 138 Elkton, OR, 97436
Prices are per person:
3 to a cabin:  $252
2 to a cabin:  $315
Cabins have mini fridges
Brunch (Fri, Sat, Sun) and Dinner (Thurs, Fri, Sat) are included.
Optional Wine tasting on Saturday.
Deposit $150 due July 1st.  Final payment due September 12th.

QuiltCon 2019  Nashville, TN
It was decided that our guild would make a charity quilt again this year to send to Quilt Con.  Jenny, Nela, Janice, Kim and Missy all volunteered to meet and decide on details for the quilt design.  Guild members are encouraged to participate in the creation of the blocks once the design is chosen.

Barn Quilt Block Workshop September 8  10-4
Sheila Snyder will be presenting a workshop for the EMQG on creating your own barn quilt block.  It will be approx 3-4' square painted quilt block which can be hung on your "barn", house, fence, wall, etc.  This is in the tradition of the barn quilt blocks seen around the country.
For more details of cost and how to register please email the EMQG.


EMQG board members met on May 22 to review and make amendments to the EMQG bylaws.  These changes were emailed to all members in late May with discussion held this meeting to address these or other suggested changes.  The amendments will be voted on during the July 2018 meeting.

Kim discussed how to square up a quilt top when adding to sides.
Kim also presented this month's mystery letters.  (see other posting for details).

UFO FQ Challenge:

There were 4 people who completed the UFO challenge this month. 

Susan quilted and binded!
Mary completed her quilt!

Janice with her contact print pillow!

Sorrel pieced her Alison Glass quilt top!
Janice took home the prize of the bunch of fat quarters!  We have 8 people who entered for next months challenge.  Happy sewing!

Traveling Quilt Bee:

Another month of great additions.  See all of the changes going on...

Denise's medallion

Janice's medallion

Sorrel's medallion

Jill's medallion

Ken's medallion

Penny's medallion

Jenny's medallion

Susan's medallion

Hille's medallion

Kim's medallion

Missy's medallion

Linda's medallion

Nela's medallion

Pat's medallion

Jackie's medallion

Gail's medallion

Show and Tell:

Jayne showing a wall hanging using the Mini Wonderful Curves ruler

Jayne with another wall hanging using the Mini Wonderful Curves ruler

Kelly's "keeper" quilt

Bonnie with her Big Star quilt, quilted by Jayne

back side of Bonnie's Big Star quilt

Bonnie with charm pack quilt, quilted by Jayne

Guest Elizabeth with her Paris quilt, hand quilted for her husband

Denise with her improv rose bouquet quilt

Ken's Twinkle quilt with Kaffe Fasset fabrics

  See you next month!  Happy sewing!