Tuesday, August 2, 2022

August Meeting: Quilting Methods Panel

 


 

Join us Monday, August 8, at 6:30 p.m. at the Carriage House at Overholser Mansion for a Quilting Methods Panel Discussion! Each of our three panelists will discuss a different method of quilting and answer questions: 

  • Hand quilting - Sue Esparza
  • Domestic machine quilting - Leslie Lamb
  • Longarm quilting - Beth Furnish 

Please bring your favorite pincushion to the meeting for an activity!

Also bring any Show & Share, Pass the Pink, cow quilts for El Reno Quilt Walk, monthly mini challenge finishes, and the continuation of the Paint Chip Challenge blocks. Members: See the August newsletter for complete details. 

Monday, July 4, 2022

July Meeting - Christmas in July!

 

Join us on Monday, July 11, for some Christmas in July fun!

Optional: Bring an appetizer or dessert to share as we socialize. 

This meeting will include LOTS of creativity and fun:

  • A table of FREE Christmas fabrics plus assorted kits
  • Discussion of the Overholser Mansion ornament project
  • KINSHIP quilt highlights - past and present
  • Mini paint chip challenge swap
  • Victoria BC MQG postcard photos (group and individual)
  • Cut from the Same Cloth Challenge 2.0 
  • Show & Share
  • Pass the Pink
  • COW quilts for El Reno Quilt walk (due by August)

 

 

Monday, June 6, 2022

June Meeting - Paper Piecing with Legit Kits

 

Join us on June 13 at 6:30 p.m. for guest speaker Mike O'Dell with Legit Kits. Mike will be talking about their simple approach to paper piecing and the history of this OKC-based quilt kit company.

As always, we'll also have Show & Show, door prizes, and lots of fun with quilt friends. 

Guests are welcome to attend their first meeting free to check at our guild before joining.

Our guild meets at the Carriage House at Overholser Mansion, 405 NW 15th St in OKC.

Thursday, April 28, 2022

May Meeting - Dyeing with Botanicals

  

Join us for our next meeting on May 9, where we'll learn about dyeing with botanicals from local fiber artist Rachel Denbow. 

We will also be drawing the winner for our Nested Geese raffle quilt at this meeting! Get your tickets here. You do not need to be present to win — we will notify the winner after the meeting.

Monday, May 9 at 6:30 pm
Carriage House at Overholser Mansion
405 NW 15th Street, Oklahoma City

Thursday, March 31, 2022

April Meeting - Unconventional Materials in Quilting

 


Join us on Monday, April 11, at 6:30 p.m. for our monthly guild meeting. This meeting will feature a panel discussion on using unconventional materials and alternative textiles in quilting with Trish Maxwell, Lela O'Dell, Chantry Sipress-Banks, Elizabeth Richards, and Agnes Stadler.

We will have Show & Share where members (or guests) share recent finishes, as well as our monthly mini quilt challenge to use a repurposed fabric to make a mini quilt featuring a tree or leaf. We will also be talking about our 2022 Round Robin opportunity and other upcoming opportunities to participate in guild projects.

Guests are welcome to come check out or guild!

Monday, March 14, 2022

Virtual Workshop: Understanding the Rainbow

 

Understanding the Rainbow
Virtual Workshop with Lee Chappell Monroe

Thursday, March 24 & Friday, March 25
6 pm to 9 pm CDT both nights

Cost:
$50 per person for OKCMQG members
$60 per person for non-members

Workshop description:
Anyone intimidated by fabric selection? We will discuss the basics of color theory and how those concepts lead to better quilts! Students will leave armed with many tools for choosing colors. We will begin with a lecture and trunk show exploring different aspects of color theory in quilts. During the workshop, we will create different color palettes with problem fabrics and inspiration photos. You will have the option of creating either the circle color wheel or the dresden color wheel (see below for examples). Perfect for all level sewists.

Download the supply list for the workshop.

To register, please complete this two-step process: 

1. Complete our registration form online.

2. Use the drop-down below to submit the member ($50) or non-member ($60) payment.

Cost

Thursday, March 3, 2022

March Meeting - Low Volume Fabrics

 


For our March meeting, we're celebrating Pi(e) Day and talking about Low Volume Fabrics! Please join us and bring a friend - guests are always welcome to come check out our guild. 

The meeting will be Monday, March 14 at 6:30 p.m. at the Carriage House at Overholser Mansion, 405 NW 15th Street in Oklahoma City. If you feel inspired, bring a pie to share plus any recent finishes for the Show & Share portion of our meeting. 

Submissions are also due for our online Thoroughly Modern Mini Quilt Show. Members: see details in the March newsletter.