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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.  
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Be sure to click on Quilts of Valor  and you'll see quilts made for Quilts of Valor here in SW Oregon and recipients of those quilts. Cindy Roche' is the SW Oregon Regional Coordinator and she shares Quilts of Valor at Show and Tell.
Click on Quilts of Valor for Cindy's Facebook page where you'll see quilts given in our local area.
Quilts of Valor:
Requirements needed to make a Quilt of Valor:

If you are planning on bringing a quilt or quilts for  “Show & Tell”, a sign up sheet will be provided in the Dining Room. Please give your name and the name of your quilt on the list. Then  have your quilt photographed by Robyn Skinner and Marley Sharpe. That’s all there is to it. During the actual Show & Tell time you can enjoy seeing everyone’s quilt and hear their story and not be interrupted with photo taking. 

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Our 2015 Opportunity quilt debuted on September 13, 2014 at the guild meeting.  It is a special purchase quilt made by the Jacksonville Museum Quilters.  You will see names on the back label of quilters who help found our guild. The quilt is all hand applique and quilted. It is Hawaiian "Breadfruit" and measures 86" square. It was appraised for $4500.00 so it will be a treasure to win. You can purchase your winning opportunity ticket  at  one of  many venues scheduled for 2014-2015. The winner  will be drawn at the Mountain Stars Quilters Guild meeting on  Saturday, September k12, 2015.  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.
Photos of the quilters who hand quilted this beauty Click here


Workshops  2014 - 2015 and beyond! 

November 7 & 9, 2014
Jan Krentz
Click here:  Registration for Workshops & About Jan
Jan's website

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            March 12-14, 2015    Colleen Blackwood

         May 7-9, 2015            Barbara Shapel

         September 2015        Cathy Ware

             September 2017       Bonnie Hunter

        PROGRAM SCHEDULE 2014-2015

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” talks from September 2014 to June 2015.  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.

New talk - October 28, 2014 at 1:30 pm.
    "Table Rock Wildflowers. A Legacy of Beauty and Diversity" "

by by Molly Morison and Marcia Wineteer.
Over 200 species of wildflowers grow at the Table Rocks making these iconic landmarks one of the best spots for viewing spring blossoms in the valley. Molly and Marcia will stitch togehter wildflower stories and relate how the amazing botanical fabris inspires.  

                 The Flowers on the Table Rock border were draw by artist  Evelyn Williams. The applique and hand quilting was done by the Jacksonville Museum Quilters.

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

Click here   for a list of all the
  Quilts and Genealogy Talks
A new quilt talk schedule will be posted here for the talks beginning in September 2014 - January, 2015.

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Mountain Starts Quilters Guild Meeting: 

Join Mountain Stars Quilters Guild: click here for the new 2014-2015 Renewal Form

When: Saturday November 8, 2014

Social: 10 AM  to 11AM

Show & Tell Photo Shoot:  10 AM to 11 AM
Business: 12 Noon

Program: Jan Krentz

Where: Live Oak Grange
120 Gardiner
Rogue River, OR

Opportunity Quilt: "Breadfruit"  Tickets are available at the guild meeting

And: Fat Quarter Drawing-  Food

 And: Wear your nametag!

And: Cell Phones Off

And:   November Block Party 

   Mountain Stars Guild's Block Party and a  Block Party for Quilts of Valor -Participate in BOTH!   


Nov.2014 Pieced Block: 

Disappearing Hourglass Block   

Applique Block: Almost Baltimore  

  Pieced & Applique Block: both on one sheet
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November Pieced Block

 Click Here  

Want to make a "Quilt of Valor" Click Here for the requirements needed to complete your "Quilt of Valor". Get the Bare Bones!

  Look Forward to: 

The Retreat was a blast- so much fun!  Spring dates will be posted soon

Diamond Lake Retreat- September 19, 

20 & 21, 2014 

  October 3-4 Hugo Ladies Club 37th Annual Quilt Show & Craft Fair

                                      6050 Hugo Rd. 541.955.4931       

October 17, 18 & 19  Valley Girls Quilt 7th Annual Quilt Show

I.V. Senior Center, 520 E. River St. Cave Junction, Or        10-4 on Fri & Sat and 10-3 on Sun            Admission:  $3.00

Opportunity Quilt: click here

For the third year, we have the bus service from Grants Pass on Saturday and Sunday.  The bus leaves South Safeway at 9:00 a.m., travels to the quilt show, delivers you to your choice of lunch spots, visits two local wineries, an art cafe and an art gallery, and returns to Grants Pass between 5:00 - 5:30 p.m.  The cost is still $20 which includes admission to the show but does not include lunch or driver tips.

THERE ARE ONLY TWO SEATS left on the Saturday bus and 8 seats left on Sunday so if you are interested, contact me ASAP at boxerlovers@wildrivernetworks.com or 541.592-8521.

November 8 & 9, 2014 Material Girls of Shady Cove Quilt Show  Shady Cove School off Cleveland  Street.

November 2014,  Jan Krentz

December 13, 2014  Central Point PTO Christmas Bazaar.  Our opportunity quilt, "Breadfruit" will be there!




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