February 2021 Meeting Recap

The February 2021 meeting saw us welcome a couple new members, Kitty Crawford and Aimee Hobson, and we had some guests for our program. This month’s program was a presentation by member, Caroline. Caroline was an original member of the Portland Modern Quilt Guild and a founding member of the Corvallis Modern Quilt Guild. CarolineContinue reading “February 2021 Meeting Recap”

January 2021 Meeting Recap

New members were introduced: Carol Wright and Donna Westwood. Welcome! General Business: Brenna Gates, Communications Manager with the Modern Quilt Guild, gave us a quick tour and answered questions about the members-only section of the MQG website. Our Guild is starting its own book club! Please contact Missy Rice Cook or Janet Kok with questions,Continue reading “January 2021 Meeting Recap”

Covid Community Quilt

Nicknamed the Covid Quilt, our most recent community quilt contains improv blocks inspired and created members’ experiences during the pandemic. The finished blocks were pieced, quilted and bound by guild member Ann Geyer. It was based on a pattern from the MQG (Keep Calm and Sew On No. 6: Character Improve Quilt Piecing by MelanieContinue reading “Covid Community Quilt”

Improv Challenge 2020 Results

At the November meeting the guild had the big reveal of quilts made for the Improv Challenge. The requirements for the challenge were: Select a minimum of three from the following improv piecing techniques and incorporate them into a quilt top: wonky stars triangles/flying geese free-form curves inserts rings/roses slabs/floating squares At least 24″ squareContinue reading “Improv Challenge 2020 Results”

November Meeting Recap

We have a new website: https://corvallismodernquiltguild.org/. Sections are still in the works, but you can renew your Guild membership beginning now in the STORE. Registration is now open for our first-ever Virtual Quilt Retreat (Jan. 8-10) and the two-day “Dancing with the Wall” Improv Workshop with Irene Roderick (Jan. 30-31.) Space is limited to 15 peopleContinue reading “November Meeting Recap”

Improv Challenge 2020

CMQG Improv Challenge 2020Sponsored by Winter Creek Cloth! Here are the guidelines… there aren’t many. Hey, it’s IMPROV! Quilt top only: no need to quilt and bind, so give yourself the freedom to play and experiment. Choose your size and shape (but make it at least 24″ x 24″).Select a minimum of three from the following improv piecingContinue reading “Improv Challenge 2020”