We welcomed one guest this month.
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
Amendments to By Laws for the Eugene MQG. This was voted on and passed with 20 members present all voting yes.
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!
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:
Show and Tell:
|Sharon's rearranged 1/2 square triangle creation|
|Virginia's table runner|
|Another table runner by Virginia|
|Jayne's bat quilt|
|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!