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All meetings are the 2nd Monday of each month, 482 E Santa Clara St, Ventura. Door code from a member at the door. Visitors are very welcome!

What’s Happening

Program: Janna Bailey is going to teach us her method of paper piecing the Challenge Flower Block.You can visit her blog at:  http://thequiltingco.blogspot.com

Fat Quarter: Coral. You know, not exactly pink, not actually peach.

April Challenge:  Flower Block for the Philanthropy project. Donate your blocks to the baby quilts Philanthropy project if you wish..

BOM Challenge: is posted on the Challenges 2019 tab above. June is posted also, so you can get a head start if you want.

May Sew-In: May 11, 10-3 at Grace Lutheran. Type “flower” in the search box above right  and presto! the pattern appears!

Refreshments: You know you eat at the break, so bring something to share. We will all strive to make sure you don’t have to take any left overs home.

Pizza Box Challenge: Bring the box with the cool things you did in April to give to the next person. I peeked at a box the other day and the blocks are AMAZING. VMQG Pizza Box Challenge quilters are stepping the plate and hitting it out of the park. Sorry, it’s spring and baseball analogies are floating in the air with the pollen

Hoffman Tour: June 14 tour to Costa Mesa is back on. If you can do the driving for a carpool, be sure to say so at this meeting.

Get your tickets to the June 22 Progressive Brunch and Tour of Quilters’ Studios event. $20 per participant. Can you lend us a MODERN quilt to display at one of the homes? Can you volunteer to help out at one of the homes? Can you bring some brunch-ish goodies? All participation is greatly appreciated.

Bring your $10 if you want to sign up for the ValleyMQG/VenturaMQG combined Sew In on May 18 in Tarzana. Spaces still available. If you have signed up but not paid yet, please bring your $$ to the meeting.

Show and Tell: in honor of the incomparable quilter Gwen Marston, who passed away this past month, if you have a Gwen-Inspired quilt, please bring it to Show and Tell.

Special Guest: Anna, from Cattywampus Crafts in Ojai will have a pop up shop at the May meeting and she will donate 10% of her earnings to VMQG. She also said we could have our Philanthropy Sew-In in August at her shop in Ojai!

 

April 8 Meeting

What’s Happening

Program: Ethnic quilting mini trunks show. Do you have something to show? Bring it!

Fat Quarter: Yellow

April Challenge:  Unconventional Materials, paper, leather, recycled textiles, whatever your creative mind has dreamed up. If you want, this can go into the front window display at the Refill Shoppe downtown Ventura. good exposure for Ventura MQG, and you too!

BOM Challenge is posted on the Challenges 2019 tab above. May is posted also, so you can get a head start if you want.

May Sew-In: New flower pattern for the Philanthropy project. Cute, and paper pieced (someone say Yay!). Instructions and photo can be found by typing “flower” in the search box above, at the right.

Refreshments: Bring some.

Pizza Box Challenge: Bring the box with the cool things you did in March to give to the next person.

Hoffman Tour: June 14 tour has been put on hold. Stay tuned

Get your tickets to the June 22 Progressive Brunch and Tour of Quilters’ Studios event. $20 per participant.

Bring your $10 if you want to sign up for the ValleyMQG/VenturaMQG combined Sew In on May 18 in Tarzana.