January 2019 Eugene MQG meeting


Emily from Rich's Sew and Vac of Albany came to speak about the Willamette Valley Quilt Festival being held Feb 1-2 at the Linn County Fair and Expo Center in Albany, OR.  Hours 10am - 5pm each day.  There will be over 300 quilts, many vendors, presentations and classes. Featured Quilter is Peggy Gelbrich. There is a grand prize drawing for a $3,000 sewing machine.  Also, they are taking donations of canned food for a charity.
For more information, go to www.willamettevalleyquiltfestival.com
EMQG will have a booth there and is looking for members to sign up to help with the booth during each day.  Please contact Nela if you are able to assist.

EMQG membership
2019 membership dues are being collected now through March meeting.  Please bring $35 cash or make a check out to EMQG and give to Susan or Nela.

Traveling Row Quilt 2019
Fill out a form and bring your finished row to February's meeting to join in on this fun event.

Quilt Con 2019 Charity Quilt was shown in its completion and it looks great! Thanks to the members who sewed, Jayne who quilted it, Gail who added the binding, and to Jill for volunteering to sew on a sleeve.  Good team effort by our members!

Our 2019 Donation Quilt was also shown in its completion!  Thank you to all who worked on this quilt.

EMQG Sew Day Saturday Jan 26th 10am-4pm  $10

MidValley Quilt Guild Quilt Show 2019 April 18-20 Salem. OR
For more information, go to www.midvalleyquiltguild.com/quilt-show.htm

Umpqua Valley Quilt Guild Quilt Show 2019 April 26-28 Roseburg, OR
For more information, go to www.uvquilters.com/quilt-show

Monthly Skill Demo:
Bonnie presented on how to search the internet and find websites of interest to quilters.  She provided a handout and gave some handy tips when performing searches.

UFO Challenge:
There were 4 participants who completed the challenge.

Daisy squared up her blocks
Nela added the binding to her Stash Bee quilt

Denise quilted and added binding to her Traveling quilt
Missy made a Lisa the Unicorn pillow cover

Traveling quilt 2018 completions:
Eight individuals were able to find the time to complete their traveling quilt.  Take a look!

Janice's quilt

Pat's quilt

Hillie's quilt

Gail's quilt

Linda's quilt

Susan's quilt

Nela's quilt

Denise's quilt

Show and Tell:

Pat's 'Nico' quilt

Pat's 'Shenandoah' quilt

Linda with her ~2015 Bee block quilt
Linda's variation of 'River Rock' quilt

Bonnie with her Big Star improv quilt

Ken's 'Yellow Brick Road' on point quilt

Coming up next month:
Skill Demo-Applique presented by Daisy and Jackie.
Sharing of the first row for the traveling row quilt 2019.