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Mt Bachelor Quilters' Guild
Bend, OR
Non Profit 501-c3 Community Quilt Guild
Interests: Programs, Workshops, Show and Tell, Door Prizes, Fat Quarter Drawing, Book Raffle, Guild Library, Community Quilts, Newsletter & Website, Raffle Quilt, Retreat, Quilt Show in the Park, Small Interest Groups, Inspiration, Fun and Friendship!!!
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A note from Catherine Anderson: Well, our Challenge 2020 really has been a challenge with moving deadlines and figuring out how to put on a virtual show. Quilt photos are all in and it's time to vote. Voting will start on August 2nd and end Wednesday August 5 at 6... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Mt Bachelor Quilters' Guild
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Greetings! Last weekend was the Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show virtual show and many of our members participated by posting a photo of their quilt with the hashtag #soqs2020. If you search for that hashtag on Facebook and Instagram you'll find hundreds of photos of people celebrating the quilt show from... Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2020 at Mt Bachelor Quilters' Guild
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As with most other large events in the time of a pandemic, the Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show has been re-imagined as a virtual show. All details can be found on the website: Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show. Our guild normally shows our previous year's challenge quilts as a special exhibit. This... Continue reading
Posted Jul 10, 2020 at Mt Bachelor Quilters' Guild
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Greetings guild members! I hope you are enjoying this lovely late spring weather here on the high desert. The June newsletter has been added to the Newsletter Page. Please be sure to read it as there are some important details including whether or not we should try a Zoom guild... Continue reading
Posted Jun 3, 2020 at Mt Bachelor Quilters' Guild
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Greetings Guild Members, The May Newsletter is now available on the Newsletter Page. There are many changes to guild events in the months ahead, so please check it out if you haven't already. We've had a few submissions for the virtual show and tell. If you'd like to participate please... Continue reading
Posted May 6, 2020 at Mt Bachelor Quilters' Guild
Many of our members made quilts for the Novel Idea Books to Quilts exhibit. The show is now virtual this year. The quilts were inspired by When All is Said by Anne Griffin for the Novel Idea 2020. More about this program can be found here. With compliments to the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 27, 2020 at Mt Bachelor Quilters' Guild
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Thanks again to Karen (KD) Dougan for taking photos at the guild retreat to share with all of us! Continue reading
Posted Apr 24, 2020 at Mt Bachelor Quilters' Guild
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Hello Guild Members, I would like to thank Karen Dougan (KD) for kindly taking these photos for the blog. At the March guild meeting we had a short talk by the folks at Nativity Lutheran who run the food pantry. Then our guest speaker was Jean Wells. Enjoy! Show &... Continue reading
Posted Apr 24, 2020 at Mt Bachelor Quilters' Guild
The Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show and Quilter's Affair have had to make changes due to the pandemic. Quilter's Affair has been canceled for this year, but will be back next year with the same schedule. See below for Valori's email. The Quilt Show itself will be going virtual and more... Continue reading
Posted Apr 24, 2020 at Mt Bachelor Quilters' Guild
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Dear members, Here is an update from the SOQS: At this time, the SOQS office is working remotely as we continue to plan our 2020 Show for all of you. Our hope is that everyone will take a responsible course of action by following the guidelines set forth by local,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2020 at Mt Bachelor Quilters' Guild
Needless to say all April meetings have been cancelled and May meetings are still to be determined. The April Newsletter is on the Newsletter page. I haven't gotten any submissions for the Virtual Show and Tell, so please consider sending in a photo of what you are working on now... Continue reading
Posted Apr 5, 2020 at Mt Bachelor Quilters' Guild
Hello Guild Members, Likely you have heard of mask making efforts in Central Oregon. I have been following the Central Oregon Emergency Mask Makers group on Facebook. Here's another one we just got info on today. Please contact them directly for more information. Hello fellow quilters of Central OR! I... Continue reading
Posted Mar 26, 2020 at Mt Bachelor Quilters' Guild
Nativity Lutheran Church has closed for the time being so there will be no Community Quilting for awhile. They will stay closed as long as the schools are closed. We will notify you when the church reopens and CQ resumes. The fabric and batting will be at Diana Lawlis' house.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2020 at Mt Bachelor Quilters' Guild
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Our Guest Speaker for February was Jackie Erickson. Her presentation was fun and inspiring! The March newsletter has been added to the Newsletter Page. Show & Tell Continue reading
Posted Mar 4, 2020 at Mt Bachelor Quilters' Guild
The February newsletter has been added to the website, but the time and location of the February meeting have been changed. The next meeting is: Monday, Feb. 10th 6:00 pm BJ’s fabric store in the classroom. (20225 Badger Rd, Bend, OR 97702) Please take note that we are meeting earlier... Continue reading
Posted Feb 7, 2020 at Mt Bachelor Quilters' Guild
The Fat Quarter project schedule for tomorrow at Community Quilts will be postponed for a week due to the weather. The new date is Wednesday, January 21. Community Quilts will be open tomorrow if you would like to attend with a regular quilting project. The parking lot at the church... Continue reading
Posted Jan 14, 2020 at Mt Bachelor Quilters' Guild
Tonight's guild meeting has been CANCELLED due to weather concerns. Our guest speaker Jean Wells has been rescheduled for the March meeting. Continue reading
Posted Jan 13, 2020 at Mt Bachelor Quilters' Guild
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The Community Quilts Committee asked me to document their quilt distribution process in December. I was able to be there as they went through over 200 quilts that were stored in Diana Lawlis's closet. It was amazing to see them examine each quilt, checking size and style to determine where... Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2020 at Mt Bachelor Quilters' Guild
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Our December meeting was our annual Christmas party. This year it was held at Nativity Lutheran Church in the same room that Community Quilts uses once a week. As usual the room was beautifully decorated by guild members with some fun table decorations and a couple of quilts. Fun was... Continue reading
Posted Jan 4, 2020 at Mt Bachelor Quilters' Guild
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For our November guild meeting our guest speaker was author, teacher, and quilter Meg Cox. She did a very interesting and heartfelt lecture called Making Meaning: How to Celebrate Life One Stitch at a Time. She showed many wonderful quilts including the one above (front) and below (back). This quilt... Continue reading
Posted Jan 4, 2020 at Mt Bachelor Quilters' Guild
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Our October meeting was a pretty spectacular show and tell of all sorts of wearable items, plus quilts. Members were encouraged to bring any wearable or accessory that they had sewn or otherwise made (including knitting, crochet, weaving, etc.) over the years. I hope you enjoy seeing all these great... Continue reading
Posted Nov 15, 2019 at Mt Bachelor Quilters' Guild
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By all accounts the Barn Quilt Workshop in September was a big hit. Sure looks like fun in these photos from the workshop! Continue reading
Posted Nov 15, 2019 at Mt Bachelor Quilters' Guild
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Our September guest speaker was Suzi Parron, author of Barn Quilts and Following the Barn Quilt Trail. Her presentation was full of fun and interesting stories. I have included photos here of her slides. The quality of my photos isn't what I usually like to post, but it's hard to... Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2019 at Mt Bachelor Quilters' Guild
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The secret's out about Viewer's Choice winners in the September newsletter (which is now available on the Newsletter Page). Congratulations to the winners! Please bring your winning quilts to the September meeting for all to see. (Scroll to the next post to see the overall show photos) Viewer's Choice First... Continue reading
Posted Sep 4, 2019 at Mt Bachelor Quilters' Guild
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The 2019 Quilt Show in the Park was a huge success. The weather was perfect with clear skies and moderate temperatures. Congratulations to Featured Quilters Wynne Osborne and Martha Sanders, whose excellent exhibits set the tone for a wonderful show. Enjoy the photos! Featured Quilter Wynne Osborne Featured Quilter Martha... Continue reading
Posted Sep 4, 2019 at Mt Bachelor Quilters' Guild