News & Happenings


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October 25, 2022

Meet the Candidates

By Darci Read

Meet the Region 2 Candidates for the MQG Board of Directors We are happy to say that there are two candidates, Danielle Alba and Sarah Ruiz, running for the MQG board of directors in Region 2. If you live in Region 2, you will get an email in November with…

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September 28, 2022

Region 5 Ambassadors Program

By Karen Cooper

Region 5 Ambassadors Program Region 5 of the MQG spans the entire world outside of the United States. The ambassador program was developed as part of an effort to address the language and cultural diversity of the region (not to mention time zones!) by providing increased representation and support to…

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September 20, 2022

QuiltCon 2024 Teacher Applications

By Darci Read

Teaching applications for QuiltCon 2024 Raleigh are now open! Dreaming of teaching at QuiltCon? We’re already planning QuiltCon 2024, if you have a great idea or a new technique ready to teach, applications for proposals are now open. APPLY TO TEACH AT QUILTCON 2024…

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September 12, 2022

2023 MQG Mini Swap

By Jessica Plunkett

All active MQG members are invited to participate in our 7th annual international MQG Swap!  The 2022-2023 swap will open this fall and swappers will exchange their mini quilts in February 2023. Spots are limited according to the number of volunteer helpers we have, but we’re accommodating as many people…

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September 1, 2022

Bobbie Gentili

By Darci Read

Curved Piecing|Design|Foundation paper piecing|Machine quilting|Other, See quilter statement|Personal journey

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September 1, 2022

Carolina Oneto

By Darci Read

Color|Curved Piecing|Design|English paper piecing|Improvisational piecing|Inspiration

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September 1, 2022

Carole Lyles Shaw

By Darci Read

Color|Curved Piecing|Design|Improvisational piecing|Inspiration|Other, See quilter statement|Working with solids/prints

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September 1, 2022

Allyson Allen

By Darci Read

Applique|Design|Finishing techniques|Improvisational piecing|Inspiration|Modern traditionalism|Social activism/Message quilts|Surface design|Upcycle/make-do

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September 1, 2022

Amy Friend

By Darci Read

Foundation paper piecing|Inspiration|Personal journey|Working with solids/prints

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