Upcoming Events of Interest
May 6th, Loveland Public Library Quilt Show
This show welcomes “art and mixed media quilts, quilted apparel & decorative items” as well. Note: this is a non-juried event.
Friday, June 9 and Saturday, June 10 - Lawrenceburg, IN Quilt Walk
Hosted by Quilter’s Garden. Guest speakers Kelly Biscopink and Andrea Johnson of Modern Designs for Classic Quilts. Quilts throughout the town, especially in the Lawrenceburg Public Library.
Saturday, June 10: Cincinnati Art Museum
We’ve arranged with the Cincinnati Art Museum to have a guided modern art tour, at 11:30am. They want to develop a fun modern-themed activity for us (!), and we will be taking RSVP for those who wish to add lunch to the outing.
All Ohio Shop Hop: August 1 - September 30:
The site is live! We’re working on activities with our Guild that build on this opportunity.
Oct 12-14 Original Sewing & Quilt Expo, Cincinnati, OH
Complete list of 2023 quilt shows in the US
Kelly Spell's - My Favorite US Quilt Shows
Blocks for Ukraine
Send 8.5” blue and yellow blocks for Claudia Pfeil’s quilts for Ukraine project @pfeilclaudia and #pieceforpeace
20401 Matterhorn Drive
Lawrenceburg, IN 47025
QuiltCon 2024 - Raleigh, NC - February 22-25, 2024
Registration to open August 15, 2023
Challenges to Consider
CMQG - HART QUILT Challenge
We had a great turnout at the Loveland Public Library Sew-in on March 4.
We completed enough blocks by our April meeting - Thanks, everyone! Assembling is now in process.
QuiltCon 2024 - MQG Community Outreach Challenge and the MQG Member Exhibit for !
Create a quilt around the idea of SYMMETRY using the colors in the image below. We know asymmetry is a common trait of many modern quilts, but symmetrical quilts can of course ALSO be modern! Will your symmetry be horizontal? Vertical? Another direction? There are many interpretations of the idea of symmetry!
Use 4-8 colors from this palette, with no additions.
You'll find all the details through the link Here.
Submissions are limited this year and will be accepted October 15 thru December 15, 2023, or after 80 quilts are submitted, whichever comes first
QuiltCon 2024 - Windham Artisan Cotton 2024 Challenge
The inspiring Jacquie Gering, the Featured Lecturer for QuiltCon 2024, has chosen our Windham Challenge palette this year! We are so happy we get to gaze at these beautiful Artisan Cotton cross-weaves for QuiltCon 2024. What will you make?
Quilters may use from 3 to 6 colors in the palette to create their quilt. Any other fabric, neutrals, etc. may not be used on the quilt top or binding. Makers may use any fabric of their choice for the quilt backing.
Windham Fabrics has generously offered 500 complementary fat eighth bundles for our members. You will receive a bundle sign-up email on June 1, 2023. Sign-ups will close when the 500 bundles are claimed, or on June 5, 2023, whichever comes first. Click Here to see details
QuiltCon 2024 - American Patchwork & Quilting Super Scrappy Challenge
The team at American Patchwork & Quilting has such a fun challenge for members this year! Make. It. Scrappy.
Members must use a minimum of 30 fabrics for this QuiltCon 2024 quilt challenge. How can such chaos be modern? Show us!
Yes - we said 30 fabrics. Grab solids, go through your prints…maybe use different substrates! Click Here for more details.
Looking for a new challenge with LOTS of lead time?
New Quilts from an Old Favorite: Roaring Twenties 2024 Competition and Exhibition sponsored by the National Quilt Museum: details in the
link. (Check out their BOM program, as well).
Seattle MQG Block of the Month Library
Mini-challenge for Milford Quilting Club
7-12th grade quilters under Shonna’s direction
1.Looking for challenge ideas
2.Looking for CMQG members to participate in an April late afternoon (4:!5 - 4:45pm) Zoom
The Cherrywood Challenge - 2023 - The Monarch