Sunday, 31 January 2016

February Block of the Month




This project is designed to be fun and inspire creativity.

At the Guild Meeting, a block pattern will be introduced. During the month, members may make the block, submit it at the next guild meeting and be entered in a drawing. The winner will receive all the blocks that are turned in during the meeting .

 (If there are many blocks, more than one winner may be awarded). Members may enter as many blocks as they wish.

Click the link to see the block of the month:

October 
November
December
January
February 

Wednesday, 27 January 2016

Canada 150 Project

Canada turns 150 in 2017!!

All Ottawa Guilds are participating with this in one way or another.  Each guild is going to do a different project.  In 2017, there will be a traveling quilt show that will display the projects from each guild.  More details to come about that show.

OMQG's Project

Members who want to participate, will make:
  • Canada 150 logo block or a Canada 150 inspired maple leaf block - BE CREATIVE!
    • Note - You can get a free paper pieced pattern of the Canada 150 logo here
  • Background – Kona silver [Please use this exact fabric so that all blocks will blend together]
  • For leaves - use prints (that read solid)/solids that match the Kona colours listed (as many or few choices as you like)
  • Block size – 12 ½ x 12 ½  (not squared up)
  • Deadline – May 30th meeting
Examples:



Kona colours allowed (as many or little as you like):
  • Blue - Kona Deep Blue
  • Light blue - Kona alegria
  • Yellow - Kona Coty or Citrus
  • Fuchsia  - Kona pomegranate
  • Dark orange -  Kona Tangerine
  • Medium orange - Kona Torch
  • Light green - Kona sprout
  • Darker green - Kona Kiwi
  • Dark purple - Kona purple
  • Purple - Dk violet
  • Red - Tomato or Rich Red

Monday, 18 January 2016

January Meeting

Looking forward to seeing everyone for the January meeting!



Program for January: Glue Is Great!

Learn various techniques to use glue in quilting, including:
  • Binding
  • Basting
  • Applique
  • English Paper Piecing
  • Precision Piecing

Fabric Challenge 


In November, members signed up to design a block using the above fabric.
Come to the meeting to vote on the winner of the fabric challenge.



Tuesday, 12 January 2016

Block of the Month - January




This project is designed to be fun and inspire creativity.

At the Guild Meeting, a block pattern will be introduced. During the month, members may make the block, submit it at the next guild meeting and be entered in a drawing. The winner will receive all the blocks that are turned in during the meeting .

 (If there are many blocks, more than one winner may be awarded). Members may enter as many blocks as they wish.

Click the link to see the block of the month:

October 
November
December
January

Monday, 21 December 2015

December Meeting

Our December meeting will be our annual Christmas pot luck.



This year, we are going to celebrate with a dessert pot luck!!

The meeting will include new sew-in dates, new workshop sign-ups,and lots of chocolate!

Block of the Month



 
Don't forget to bring your block of the month.  Find the instructions here:December

Wednesday, 25 November 2015

Patchwork Illusions



Learn how to make 3D cubes in the Patchwork Illusions workshop on Feb. 21.
The class fee is $50 and includes the fabric, pattern, and rulers to make the project.

To sign up, email presidentomqg@gmail.com

Tuesday, 24 November 2015

Block of the Month - December




This project is designed to be fun and inspire creativity.

At the Guild Meeting, a block pattern will be introduced. During the month, members may make the block, submit it at the next guild meeting and be entered in a drawing. The winner will receive all the blocks that are turned in during the meeting .

 (If there are many blocks, more than one winner may be awarded). Members may enter as many blocks as they wish.

Click the link to see the block of the month:

October 
November
December