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Program Features Fabric Designer
Our March speaker is Sharon Holland, a local fabric designer who
will conduct a trunk show of quilts made from fabrics she has
designed. Some of the quilts have been featured in magazines,
some of the quilts were made from free patterns Sharon has on
her website, and some of the quilts were made from patterns she
sells. Sharon will also discuss the inspiration behind her quilt
designs and some of her prints and collections. In addition, we
will learn some tips explaining how to submit quilts and
projects to magazines. And finally, Sharon will have time for Q
April meeting will feature Beth Sidley, a certified Studio 180
instructor, presenting “Tools for the Realist, not the
Idealist.” Not only will Beth be presenting a trunk show during
our meeting and discussing the time-saving techniques of Deb
Tucker, originator of Studio 180, but also Beth will be
presenting two workshops on Wednesday ,April 12, at the Xenia
Community Center. Sign-up will begin at the February meeting,
and supply lists will be available. The fee for each workshop is
$20 for members, $25 for non-members (if available).
The workshops are:
Shaded Four Patch - 9 a.m. to Noon
Rapid Fire Hunters' Star - 1 to 4
1265 West Second
Supply Lists, Click Below
X Shaded Four
X Rapid Fire
For information or to register,
Mary Lou McCormick
March 14, 2016
Fairborn Senior Center
325 North Third Street
($5.00 Speaker Fee for Non-members)
Note Meetings are cancelled if the
Fairborn Senior Center is closed.
to view pictures from the 2016 Retreat.
More Retreat Pictures
Click here to view some action pictures from Retreat.
you know of a serviceman or woman (active or veteran),
who has been touched
by war, and you would like to request a Quilt of Valor
for them, please go
www.qovf.org. On the left side of the Home Page,
click on "Request QOV". Fill in the information to
2017 MEMBERSHIP DUES
2017 Membership Dues may be paid by mail to:
Karen Bergeron, 3376
Darbyshire Drive, Dayton 45440
(Send Name, Address, Phone & E-mail)
$20.00 by Check - Include SASE to Receive Receipt
Monday Sew-Ins: 10 a.m.
to 5 p.m.
Fairborn Senior Center: $2.00 ($1 for Senior Center Members)
Lunch Available- $3.00 / Call
Senior Center @ 878-4141 Friday to Order
Contact: Janet Stohr -
all have projects that need to be completed, right?
Well, start organizing your UFOs for a new challenge.
Shari is working on a plan to help in getting those UFO
completed through a fun, competitive challenge.
Details are being refined and finalized and will be
announced soon. For now, start pulling out those old
project that have been begging for completion.
help you get ready,
Susan and Shari came up with charts some time ago that you
can adapt to your own needs to keep your projects on track
can create your own chart in Excel, Word or another file
format and adapt them to fit your own situation and working
Click here for .pdf files.
Childrens' Hospital Cinch Bag Instructions
Contact: Connie Combs -
2014 QUILT SHOW
1.) Viewers' Choice
2.) Volume 1
3.) Volume 2
4.) Volume 3
5.) Volume 4
Quilts of Valor Featured on WDTN-TV
Click Here to View Clip Supplied by WDTN
of Valor Enters 2nd Year: Click Here for Pictures
Kimon-Over: 2013 Retreat
Click Here for Photos by Barb Hartings
Traditional, Innovative &
Thank you for support.
To View Quilt Show
Use '2012 Quilt Show'
Tab at Left
Henrietta McMillan, winner of the "Shadow of the Bear" raffle
quilt and to the second place winner Samantha Dalton (Snowman
1,000 visitors to the quilt show had an opportunity to vote for
their favorites in 10 categories the winners are pictured
here...the Best of Show award was a tie.
Click Here for PowerPoint
Click Here for .pdf file
National Quilting Association
Extreme Quilting with the Miami
The Spring 2010 issue of The
Quilting Quarterly, the journal of the National Quilting
Association (NQA) includes a four-page "Chapter Report" feature
of the Miami Valley Quilters' Guild's "Extreme Quilting" project
of preparing quilts for the James Terpenning family of
Beavercreek when they were the recipients of a new home in
August 2009 as part of the ABC Television series "Extreme
Makeover: Home Edition." The article includes a narrative
of the Guild's efforts and three pages of Guild members at
work on the seven quilts created in less than the week it took
Ty Pennington and crew to construct the new home. The Quilting
Quarterly is mailed to NQA members and is available at selected
to read our account of the project and see "extreme quilting" in
See Photos from MAKING FACES with
Click Here for Photos from the 2009 Challenge
Miami Valley Quilters' Guild Challenge
CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL!
Sue DeSantis, Chair
George Siciliano Trunk Show &
Photos by Barb
(Click to View)
P.O. Box 340141
Beavercreek, OH 45434
have suggestions (constructive), ideas (innovative), or comments
contact Ed Chamness at:
This site was graciously
donated by Quiltropolis Enterprises at quiltropolis.net
Thank you to Mike and Beth! (and Becki, too)
An Ohio Quilt Guild
for Quilters and Fabric Artists in Dayton and Southwest Ohio
Miami Valley Quilters' Guild
The Miami Valley Quilters' Guild is more than just a club, we
are a diverse group with more than 200 members from all areas of
interest and all quilting skill levels. Members include
quilters, collectors of quilts, quilting teachers, designers and
those simply interested in the art and craft of quilting. Our
members come from throughout the Miami Valley Region of
Southwest Ohio – the Dayton/Springfield Metro area including
suburbs and communities such as
Huber Heights, Englewood, Tipp City, Vandalia, Kettering,
Oakwood, Beavercreek, Xenia, Fairborn, and Yellow Springs
in Montgomery, Clark, Greene, and Preble counties and beyond.
Our members have varied interests: traditional quilts and fabric
art - hand piecing and machine work - long-arm machine quilting,
home machine quilting and, of course, hand quilting.
other quilt guilds, clubs, and groups in Ohio, the Miami Valley
Quilters' Guild provides quilters with education and
instruction through classes and workshops; inspiration and
growth through meetings featuring accomplished quilters, quilt
designers, and quilting teachers; fellowship and support through
meetings, retreats, shows, programs, our newsletter, and our
website; and encouragement and recognition through quilt
shows, show-and-tell sessions, challenges, charitable
activities, and other events. We join other Ohio quilt guilds in
promoting the history and tradition of quilting and embrace all
quilting techniques, styles, and methods.
Valley Quilters' Guild proudly presents recent examples of
quilting by its members in a biennial quilt show. One of
the best quilt shows in Ohio, the show is held in May
even-numbered years at the Greene County Fairgrounds in Xenia.
The 2012 show will be Friday and Saturday, May
at 7:00 p.m. on the second Tuesday of the month at the Fairborn
Senior Center, 325 North Third Street, Fairborn, Ohio.
Annual dues of $20 includes attendance at meetings, access to
our monthly newsletter, electronic services through our website
and e-mail lists, reduced fees for classes and workshops,
library privileges, eligibility for our annual retreat,
exhibiting your quilts in our biennial membership shows, and
much more, particularly the fellowship of fellow quilters.
Visitors are welcome to attend meetings. There is a $5.00
fee for non-members at programs featuring professional speakers.
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