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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. 

June 24th and 25th~ 2016

Click here: Quilt Entry Registration

Instructions for making a sleeve for your quilt

Click here: Special Display Entry Registration

Click here to print poster


Click here to print Bookmarks

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 

 




July 16 Meeting– Annual Country Store will be held.  Contact Chair       Monica Brisbin at 541.582.3172  Dig out all your "quilt related" items and help your guild. All items will be offered to you as a "donation only" The quilted chair is just to draw attention to the Annual Country Store event but who knows you may have one to donate.  


September 2016- Nancy Lee Chong

November 2016- Cornell Hartford- Mystery Quilt

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.
   


   Tuesday- June 28 at 1:30 pm.   "Fulbright Quilt Question" by Sue Waldron- What can be leaned from this quilt? Who are the 41 People whose names are embroidered on it? Why was the quilt made in 1933-34? Howes it relate to the Central State Teachers College in Edmond, OK? What is the pattern? 
 
       

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


Click here   for a list of all the
  
Quilts and Genealogy Talks
Scheduled  2016- 2017












                                           






































































                                

Mountain Stars Quilters Guild Meeting: 

Join Mountain Stars Quilters Guild: 

When: Saturday May 14, 2016

Social:   10 AM      Early Bird Presentation by Terry Tobey      “What’s New in the World of Quilting Rulers”



Hospitality: 11:00 AM-Spring Potluck 

Business:          12 Noon

Where:              Live Oak Grange                                                               

                         120 Gardiner   Rogue River, OR  

Program:    Trunk Show by  Sheila Sinclair Snyder       
 

And:  Fat Quarter Drawing   “Pastel Batiks” 

                       
And:  Wear your nametag!

And:  Cell Phones off

     

 Mountain Stars Guild's Block Party    
Applique Block: May Flower
May Flowers White 12X12 for background Medium print for inside basket behind flowers Green for Stems and leaf Medium print for outer parts of flowers  Darker print for flower centers Dark print for tucked under basket Light print for outer basket Use a variety of pastels


Pieced Block: Puss in Flower Garden 

Puss in the Flower Garden

Originally published around the turn of the 20th Century as “Puss in the Corner”

Floral print and Cream on cream small print fabric.

You can get at least 2 blocks from 2 fat quarters.

Floral—Cut five 4-1/2” squares and eight 1-1/2” by 2-1/2” rectangles.

Cream– Cut four 2-1/2” squares and eight 1-1/2 by 4-1/2” rectangles

Sew 2 floral rectangles to each cream square.  Then sew 2 cream rectangles to each unit. 

Assemble according to photo.

 











 

             

 Click here to see label on back 


Quilt Shows Local and Beyond!

 

Diamond Lake Retreat  May 28 & 29–

Azalea Quilt Guild  33rd Annual Quilt Show  Kalmiopsis Elementary School  Off Hwy 101 at 650 East St.  Brookings, OR 967415  May 28 & 29, 2016   Organizer Azalea Quilters GuildKathy - 541-469-8928

Coos Sand 'n Sea Quilters- Saturday & Sunday September 17 & 18, 2016- See poster and Opportunity Quilt Boys and Girls Club. 3333 Walnut Ave. Coos Bay, Oregon . The opportunity quilt "Midnight Elegance" is from the pattern, Asteria- Quilt Block of the Month, by Tiffany Hayes of Needle in a Hayes Stack. 

  See Coos Bay Quilt Show Poster:

See Coos Bay Quilt Show Opportunity Quilt:


 

 


           

 



DIAMOND LAKE RETREATS 2016-  Mark your calendar!!! 

 

 
May 20, 21, 22- 2016 It’s time to sign up for the Spring Retreat, May 20-21-22, at Diamond Lake Resort. For those of
you new to Mt. Stars, we quilt in a large room upstairs at the resort with a spectacular view of the
lake and the mountains. The registration form is below. Your $40 registration fee covers the cost
of renting the room and purchasing supplies, such as cutting mats, ironing boards, irons, and

some refreshments, for example. We also partially subsidize the cost of transportation to bring a
chair massage therapist in on Saturday, as well. Participants make their own housing arrangements,
often sharing cabins and/or hotel rooms. You will want to contact Diamond Lake Resort

directly at 1-800-733-7593, toll free. Be sure to tell them you are a Quilter, to get our “Senior” rate
automatically.
The retreats usually fill up so if you plan on attending, don’t wait to complete the form and send it

in. They have to be “first come-first served” and you don’t want to be left out! Looking forward to
seeing you there.
Click here for the Registration form:
September 23, 24, 25- 2016
      

 

  

                                                   


 


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