Thursday, November 17, 2022

December Meeting - NEW DATE

 

Our December meeting will be on Monday, December 5 - one week earlier than usual! 

Join us for our annual holiday social! Bring an appetizer or dessert to share, plus any recent projects for Show & Share. 

Monday, December 5
6:30 p.m.
Carriage House at Overholser Mansion

Sunday, October 30, 2022

November Meeting


Join us for a Bed Turning quilt showcase featuring member's quilts that fit the theme of "thankful." 

Monday, Nov. 14, at 6:30 pm
Carriage House at Overholser Mansion
405 NW 15th Street in OKC

Guests are welcome to attend one meeting to check out our guild before joining! 

Friday, September 30, 2022

OKCMQG Fall Market - November 5

 

The OKC Modern Quilt Guild will host a Fall Market on Saturday, November 5, from 9 am to 4 pm on the grounds of the Overholser Mansion, 405 NW 15th Street in Oklahoma City. 

Come join us to shop from vendor tables featuring handmade items plus sewing, quilting, and craft supplies. 

Vendor registration is now open! Complete event details and updates are available through our Facebook event



October Meeting - Round Robin Reveals!

 

Please join us for our October meeting, where we will reveal the final quilt tops from our 2022 Round Robin. A total of 18 members participated in this Round Robin, and we're excited to see the quilt reveals! 

Monday, October 10
6:30 p.m.
Carriage House at Overholser Mansion
405 NW 15th Street, Oklahoma City

We will also be nominating officers for three open positions for 2023, plus we'll have show and share as usual.  

Guests are welcome to attend one guild meeting to check out our guild before joining, so invite a friend!

Wednesday, August 31, 2022

September Meeting

Join us for our September meeting with Kelli Howery presenting on quilted jackets! 
 
Monday, September 12, at 6:30 p.m. at the Carriage House at Overholser Mansion, 405 NW 15th St in Oklahoma City. Guests are welcome to attend one meeting to check out our guild before becoming a member.
 
Also at this meeting: 
  • Cut from the Same Cloth 3.0 reveal
  • Postcards from VBCMQG
  • Pass the Pink
  • Show & Share
  • Back to School minis
  • AND tables with free specialty fabrics from Genie's collection

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.

Sunday, January 23, 2022

February Meeting - Member Spotlights

 

Join us on Monday, February 14, at 6:30 p.m. for our February guild meeting. This meeting will feature member spotlights, where a few members will share their quilting journey with us. It's a great opportunity to learn more about some of our guild members and see some beautiful quilts. 

Please bring any donations of men's and women's jeans, men's and women's underwear, or gloves for our outreach project for the Homeless Alliance. Our February meeting is the last chance to donate items. 



Tuesday, January 4, 2022

January Meeting - Local Quilt Shop Showcase

 

 


Please join us for our January meeting, which will feature brief presentations and opportunities to shop with several local quilt shops from the OKC metro area. 

Monday, January 10 at 6:30 p.m. at the Carriage House at Overholser Mansion (405 NW 15th Street in OKC - plenty of parking on both sides of 15th). 

Bring any items for show & share plus your completed January mini challenge, which is a mini quilt of any size that reflects the theme of transition. Also bring donations of new underwear (for men or women of all sizes) for our charity project for a local homeless outreach program.