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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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August 4, 2022

QuiltCon Magazine Submissions Open

By Darci Read

Submissions are open for QuiltCon Magazine 2023! QuiltCon Magazine is a special publication brought to you by the editors of Quilting Arts Magazine in close association with the Modern Quilt Guild, which this year celebrates the tenth anniversary of QuiltCon! The magazine celebrates the modern quilt aesthetic and features unique quilt patterns, engaging articles, behind-the-scenes interviews, tips for modern design, profiles of modern quilters, galleries…

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August 4, 2022

QuiltCon Registration happens on August 16, 2022

By Darci Read

View Post Top 3 Things to Know for QuiltCon Registration Next Week: New this year! Goodie bags will be randomly assigned among members who complete registration payment before August 23, 2022. Registrants will find out when they check in onsite if they are receiving a goodie bag, and they’ll…

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July 12, 2022

QuiltCon Scholarships

By Darci Read

QuiltCon Scholarship Applications Information Are you a member and do you want to apply for a scholarship to attend QuiltCon? Applications are now open. Members may choose to apply for one of the following awards: Travel + Registration: Roundtrip airfare for one attendee, up to $500; three nights hotel…

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June 30, 2022

Region 2 Board Position

By Darci Read

Board of Directors Job Description & Expectations Purpose: To advise, govern, oversee policy and direction, and assist with the leadership and general promotion of the Modern Quilt Guild, so as to support the organization’s mission and needs. Mission of the Modern Quilt Guild: Our mission is to support and encourage…

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June 22, 2022

2022 Make-A-Difference Challenge

By Darci Read

The MQG is sewing to make a difference! Last year, we kicked off an annual challenge for members to sew for a charitable cause and raised nearly $1500 for Trees for the Future! This year, we are holding our second Make-a-Difference Challenge, which will benefit Oceana. The theme of this…

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June 9, 2022

MQG Sessions

By Darci Read

Introducing the MQG Sessions MQG Sessions Vol.1October 13-16, 2022 We are excited to announce the dates for a unique, fully-virtual event called MQG Sessions Volume 1 on October 13-16, 2022. Spend the weekend learning from your favorite quilting instructors in the comfort of your own home. Faculty will include Jen…

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June 10, 2013

What is Modern Quilting

By Darci Read

What is Modern Quilting? Modern quilts are primarily functional and inspired by modern design. Modern quilters work in different styles and define modern quilting in different ways, but several characteristics often appear which may help identify a modern quilt. These include, but are not limited to: the use of bold…

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