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See our guild history albums:  Click here:

 Our history albums are found on the About Us page link. 

                            
We love show and tell! Our members bring quilts, both old and new, to our meeting to display and  tell bits of information about how they were made  or for whom. Often we merely enjoy looking at others' work with awe. In either case, show and tell is one of the most popular portions of our guild  meeting.  
Our Show & Tell quilts are posted on Facebook.                           

  During the actual Show & Tell time Marley Sharpe will be photographing your quilt so she can post them on Facebook.

                                       
  


A huge Thank You to Marge Wall at Country Quilts 214 E. California St. Jacksonville OR  for displaying "Rogue Beauty" in her quilt shop and selling opportunity tickets on it for our guild. Please go by and tell her we appreciate her so much and don't forget to  touch some fabric! She also has a huge supply Jim Shore, Quilts for Sale and always Chocolate!  Shop phone is 541.899.1972.
                                                         

Our 2016 Opportunity quilt "Rogue Beauty" debuted on September 12, 2015 at the guild meeting.  Pieced by members of the guild.  Applique by Joedy Kimmel and Margaret Rambo. Pattern design by: Caron Carlson St. Charles, IL  Machine quilted by Carol Bryant.  Size: 96" X 96"
  Tickets are sold for $1.00 each, 6 tickets for $5.00 and 30 tickets for $20.00.  Contact webmaster if
you are interested in purchasing tickets.
The drawing place for the winner of "Rogue Beauty" will be at the 

 

Mountain Stars Quilt Show held at Cascade Christian High School, Medford OR. 

We will be having a two day show,

Friday and Saturday, June 24th and 25th, 2016. 

Show hours are 10-4 each day and  admission to the public is $5

Our featured quilter will be Norma Banaka. If you are familiar with her quilts you

know that she is a great 

representa-tive of the theme of the 2016 show: Cherish the Old, Embrace the New.

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Workshops  2016 and beyond! 

    Guild Event Policies 

 
        
    January 9  2016  - SOLA    (Southern Oregon Longarm Association)  

March 11 (Friday) Claudia Law will be teaching a class. The quilt is called "Flower Drum Song". There will be registration forms and a sample at the guild meeting on Saturday January 9.

May 14 (Saturday at MSQG Guild meeting)  Terry Tobey, from Sew Creative, will be presenting an "early bird" session on rulers at the 10:00  meeting.  She will have products available for purchase.

September 2017    Bonnie Hunter


QUILTS and GENEALOGY TALKS
        PROGRAM SCHEDULE  2015-2016

Once upon a time . . . the very talented quilters from the Jacksonville Museum Quilters Guild set out to make unique quilts, each with a story to tell about the inhabitants and early history of the Rogue Valley.  Many years later the collection found itself without a home.  Ultimately, the historical quilt collection was donated to the Jackson County Genealogy Library (JCGL) where the quilts are displayed in the reading room at the Library.

One of the objectives of the JCGL Quilt Committee is to focus on the relationship of quilts to family history and genealogy.  Toward that end, we will continue the series of “Quilts and Genealogy”. These talks are given on the fourth Tuesday each month (except for December) at 1:30 pm at JCGL.  A complete schedule of the topics, presenters and pictures of the featured quilts will be available later this summer.

 Jackson County Genealogy Library 3405 South Pacific Highway, Medford Oregon.
   
Grandma Jones- "Coat Quilts" by Sue Waldron
Using three examples of the utilitarian quilts made from scraps of wool winter coats, Sue will share some of the philosophy behind there creation and the family stories that the names that appear on the quilt bring to mind, enriching and bringing color to the memories of our ancestors.
   
 
 


 
 
       

               
Contact: 541-512-2340  
                Email: info@rvgsociety.org


Click here   for a list of all the
  
Quilts and Genealogy Talks
Scheduled September 22, 2015- January 26 2016












                                           






































































                                

Mountain Stars Quilters Guild Meeting: 

Join Mountain Stars Quilters Guild: 

When: Saturday January 09, 2016

Social:              10 AM     Laundry Room Quilt- Join in the fun for this activity Click here for instructions

Hospitality         11:15 AM

It’s potluck time again, our annual post-holiday luncheon honoring our founders. Anything goes and we cannot wait to see, and taste, the wonderful array of dishes prepared by our membership. Maybe even some from our very own cookbook? Hospitality will take care of beverages, uten-sils etc. You just bring your favorite dish, appetite and en-joy! Recipes always welcomed and let our Hospitality Committee know how much we appreciate them!         

Business:          12 Noon

Where:              Live Oak Grange                                                               

                         120 Gardiner   Rogue River, OR  

Program:    SOLA - Southern Oregon Longarm Association will present our program . Read the following to find out what happens after the meeting. 
 
  
  The first in a series of educational offerings by local quilters will be held at the January 9th meeting.  Following the regular meeting program the Southern Oregon Longarm Association (SOLA) will be offering an hour and a half class called “How Do I Quilt This?”  Do you ever finish piecing and/or appliqueing your quilt top and then wonder what on earth is meant by the instruction “Quilt as desired”?  SOLA will use quilt tops brought by class participants to discuss quilting design principles and options.  However, you do not need to bring an actual top to benefit from this class.  Looking at and analyzing how to go about choosing a quilting design will give you lots of ideas that can also be used on your own quilts.  Sadly, it won’t be possible to look at everyone’s quilts in the limited time we have available.  The sooner you sign up the more likely your quilt will be chosen for discussion.  Please reserve a spot, even if you do not plan on bringing a quilt of your own, so we know how many people to expect.  A $5.00 fee will be collected at the class. To get your name on the list, call or e-mail Education Co-Chairs:
 Vonnie Beck, 541.727.7462, yjbeck@charter.net or,  Carolyn Wolf, 541.664.5062, carwolf@sonic.net 

And:  Fat Quarter Drawing -  White on White

                       
And:  Wear your nametag!

And:  Cell Phones off

     

 Mountain Stars Guild's Block Party    



This 12-1/2” block can be turned and joined to form multiple gorgeous quilts. The sample blocks are made from White, Dark Teal, Light Teal, Medium Yellow-Orange and Lime Green Fabric. White, 2 ea 4-1/2”sq (M & O), 2 ea 3-1/4” x 4-1/2” (A & Q), 2 ea 2-1/2” x 3-1/2”(G & K), 1 ea 3-1/2” sq ,1 ea 1-1/2” x 2-1/2” (E), 1 ea 2-1/2” sq (I)
Dark Teal, 1 ea 2-1/2” sq (H), 1 2-1/2” x 3-1/2” (B), 1 2-1/2” x 8-1/2” (L)
Light Teal , 1 ea 4-1/2” sq (N)
Medium Yellow-Orange, 1ea 1-1/2” x 2-1/2” (J), 1 ea 1-1/2” x 4-1/2” (P), 1 ea 1-2” x 9-1/2” (D)
Lime, 1 ea 2-1/2” x 9-1/2” (F)

Pieced Block  and Applique Block







Teapot click here for pattern
An old pattern, Teapot would make a cute wall hanging or table topper. Make your pot in a pat-terned pastel or in a 30’s reproduction fabric. For contrast, you can make the spout and handle from a solidthat coordinates with your teapot body fabric. Cut background 12 1/2” square from a white fabric. This pattern can be hand ap-pliqued,machine appliqued or fused (using the window fusible method). For hand applique add seam allowances to the pattern. Center teapot body on fabricbackground. Feel free to add em-bellishment such as lace, embroidery or buttons.


 

             

 


Click here to see label on back 





Quilt Shows Local and Beyond!

 

Mountain Stars Quilt Show held at Cascade Christian High School, 855 Chevy Way,  Medford OR. 

We will be having a two day show

Friday and Saturday, June 24th and 25th, 2016 

Show hours are 10-4 each day and  admission to the public is $5

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Our featured quilter will be Norma Banaka. If you are familiar with her quilts you know that she is a great 

representa-tive of the theme of the 2016 show: Cherish the Old, Embrace the New.


           

 



DIAMOND LAKE RETREATS 2016-  Mark your calendar!!! 

 

 
May 20, 21, 22- 2016 
September 23, 24, 25- 2016
      

 

  

                                                   


 


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