Saturday, February 27, 2010

February 2010 Meeting...

Welcome to the Mary's River Quilt Guild Meeting
February 2010

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You are greeted at the door by:
Dianne Jackson, Hospitality
Erica Koenig, Secretary

Vice President - Corey Arentz
Filled in for our President, Lisa Ullmer

February Show 'N Tell

Cindy McNutt-Kaestner
Quilted Bag

Debbie Garvin
Red Quilt

Erica Koenig

Pam Ward
Pam won the Ocean Waves BOM January 2009

Pam Ward
Pam won the Contrary Wife BOM August 2008 in Civil War Fabrics

Joan Helzer
Feathered Star

Joan Helzer
Star Medallion Quilt

Permission 2 Play Journal Quilts viewed during Intermission

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February BOM
Won by Kelly Esbenshade

Everyone just had to check out Cindy's Quilted Bag!

CLICK HERE to find out more about LuAnn's Photo Transfer Quilts

Service Committe Fabrics For Sale
Come and Shop for your fabrics at our meetings!

Library Books
Jean McDaniel, our librarian brings the latest quilt books, quilt magazines and quilting DVD's to every meeting!

Featured Speaker.....Karen Stephens

Apron Strings
Designed By: Karen Stephens

Highlights from Karen's Lecture & Trunk Show

Karen's School House Sampler Quilt

Karen's Just Another Twist Quilt

Karen's Pinwheel Quilt

Karen's Summer Stars Quilt

Karen's Life's Churning Quilt

Karen's Apron Strings Quilt

You download this pattern free:
Andover Fabrics

Karen's Patterns

CLICK HERE to view the Patterns

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Meets the 4th Thursday each month @ 7pm
Benton County Museum in Philomath, Oregon
Everyone Welcome!

Saturday, February 6, 2010

Anniversary Quilt...

Piecing the 20 Year Anniversary Quilt Blocks Together

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Designing the Quilt Top.....Sisters Choice Blocks
Marcia, Joan, Dianne

All MRQG members were invited to create a Sisters Choice Signature Block

Block Layout and Choosing the Sashing Design
Barb & Dianne

In the background on the wall is the original MRQG
Charter Quilt.....the inspiration for this Anniversary Quilt.

Piecing the Rows
Erica, Maryanna, Barb, Lisa

Joan & Dianne Pressing the Rows

Jan Pressing the Rows

Many Thanks
To all of our members who participated in this work day.

Thank You Marcia Gilson for coordinating this project.

Photography Courtesy of Naomi Weidner