Archive | October, 2015

A Word from our President

Our quilt guild has been bustling with activity while we made baby quilts for the military, prepared for the tea and auction, attended workshops, made quilts for Wounded Warriors, and all of the other regular stuff. The guild has been a place of companionship and comfort to many of our members as they have faced personal challenges. It […]

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October Workshop with Jean Impey

Spend the day with Jean Impey and create a “Basket Case” quilt of your very own. You may re-create Jean’s unique quilt using her techniques or develop your own layout of a Basket quilt with Jean as your guide. There is a $5 materials fee due at the workshop. Visit the workshop table to see Jean’s beautiful Baskets […]

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Philanthropy

Philanthropy needs your help. The Guild is collecting Hobbs Batting “Bar Codes” from the packaging.With five bar codes, the Guild can purchase a roll of batting at a discount. To date OGQG members have completed 175 quilts. As you know, that accomplishment takes a lot of batting. Please help us by saving your Hobbs “Bar Codes” […]

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Camp Pendleton Picnic

On Saturday morning, September 27, four quilters, Susan Derring, Pam Boozan, Becky Meekoff and Jane Oglesby, set off for a Marine Corps Beach Party. We arrived at Camp Pendleton at 9:30 am and were greeted by the Marines. They carried our 122 quilts to our assigned booth. We loved the help! Thankfully, we had shade, […]

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2015 UFO Challenge

TOTAL UFO’S FINISHED…….127 DUE IN OCT…. ALL REMAINING UFO’S ON YOUR LIST The challenge ends at the October meeting. 13 people have finished all 5 on their list! You can do it too! All 5 UFOs must be finished to be entered in the Grand Prize drawing. Every UFO finished equals one ticket in the drawing for the […]

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Susan G Komen For the Cure

The preview of the newest Komen quilt, “Stars and Stripes Forever,” was met with rave reviews. It was so nice to hear so many positive comments about the “stars” on the quilt top. I called Carol Kirkland to share the news since she was the one responsible for it in the first place. I wanted her to know that […]

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Bowers Museum Quilt Expansion

The Bowers Museum in Santa Ana has a large textile collection including a large number of quilts. Only once in a while is their collection presented to the public. This year their Collection department has been allocated the funds to incorporate a proper textile storage system into its facility. They will be creating proper storage for 500 […]

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