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Programs

  • Monterey Peninsula Quilters Guild has a General Meeting on the First Monday of the month (with a few holiday exceptions).  From March through October they will be IN-PERSON at the Pacific Grove Community Center, 515 Junipero Street ( at 15th ST) in PG.  We will ZOOM November, January  and February meetings.  We will gather together for our Holiday Party in December.

  • Our meeting starts with a Social time at 6:30pm followed by a special presentation at 7pm.   The speakers are nationally and internationally known quilters. 

  •  All members will receive a Zoom link the day of the ZOOM meetings.

  • There is a guest fee of $5 for meetings with speakers.

View  Our Schedule

Workshop ZOOM

Saturday March30 9 am to 3:30 pm

David Owen Hastings

Inspired by Art

Starting with a favorite work of art, develop your own unique modern quilt design. Be inspired by shapes, colors, structure, or the feeling you get and design a block or whole quilt with an eye on modern minimalism

Bring your own photo of a work of art, and we will explore the many ways you can take inspiration from it to develop your own quilt block or full quilt design. We will break down the image to its most basic elements, create a rough drawing, then start building a test block using improv techniques. David will demonstrate sewing curves without pins, and without fear. 

davidowenhastings.com

 

General Meeting and Lecture  In-person and ZOOM

Monday, March 4, 2024  6:30

Irene Roderick

Dancing with the Wall: Improv Irene-style

I begin by placing a scrap of fabric in the center of my design wall and then grow the quilt one element at a time, responding to each “step” until it feels balanced, interesting and joyful. When I begin, I do not know  what is going to happen but create through trial and error, literally dancing between the wall, the cutting mat, the sewing machine and the iron. Through this act of making, I have learned to embrace the joy of creative intuition, spontaneous expression, and a blind trust in process.

ireneroderick.com

 

General Meeting and Lecture In-person & ZOOM

Monday, April 1, 2024 6:30pm

Nancy Bavor

More Than Golden:  California Quilting Firsts

Nancy Bavor is the Curator of Collections at the San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles and an American Quilter's Society Certified Appraiser of Quilted Textiles. She holds a BA in art history from Northwestern University and an MA from the University of Nebraska, Lincoln in the history of textiles with an emphasis on quilt studies. Among the exhibitions she has curated are The World According to Joyce Gross (SJMQT, 2009) and Jean Ray Laury: Getting It All Together (International Quilt Study Center & Museum, 2012). Nancy also serves on the boards of the Studio Art Quilt Associates and The Quilt Alliance.

 

Quilts by the Bay

MPQG Annual Quilt Show

Friday to Sunday, May 3-5  10am to 5 pm (4 pm on Sunday)

Quilt by Nancy Holinski

Workshop

June 1, 2024. 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

 

Lorraine Woodruff-Long

Mosaic 1:2:3

Lorraine Woodruff-Long is a self-taught San Francisco quilter with a primary focus on color, improvisation, and recycled/repurposed fabrics.

In this workshop you will learn the concept of building an improvised mosaic quilt, using improvised log cabin blocks. You will create enough blocks to make a 20” x 20” or 24” x 24” pillow top or wall hanging, using the "medium” scale blocks (6”, 3”, 2”). This workshop is now open for enrollment.

 

Cost: $55  members only

Place: Oldemeyer Center

986 Hilby Ave. Seaside, CA 93955

 

Registration online at:

www.MPQG.org/workshop

Find out more about Lorraine at:

www.quiltinginthefog.com

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