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Orange County Quilters Guild monthly meetings feature interesting guest speakers and special events. Here is the list of upcoming programs.

Note: During the Pandemic, our meetings are being held virtually. Each guild member and pre-paid guest will receive a Zoom link a day or two before the General Meeting. So, be sure OCQG has your email (if you do not see the email in your Inbox, check your Junk and/or Spam folder)!

Note:  If you are not currently an OCQG member, you may still attend one of our meetings by clicking on the secure online link to pay the $5 guest fee (once we are meeting again in person, guest may pay in person at the check-in table): Click here to pay Guest Fee

2021 Program Schedule


October 12 Teresa Duryea Wong

Native American Indian Quilts: 150 Years of Sewing and Survival via Zoom

Join Teresa as she covers American Indian culture beginning in 1880 when Native lands were taken away, buffalo herds were decimated, forced relocations were happening all over North America and the educational system changed dramatically. American Indians spent the next few decades learning to adapt. As Western missionary women made their way into the lives of American Indian communities, they taught quiltmaking skills and provided fabric and supplies. American Indian women with adept needle skills adopted Western patchwork quilts and eventually made quilts that reflected their own cultural heritage. These quilts provide an outlet for both art and survival. For the Plains Indians in particular, the eight point Morning Star became a beloved and repeated pattern. Learn how the transference from sewing buffalo hides and other natural materials to quilting took place and see the beautiful quilts made in this period.

November 9 Cyndi McChesney

Panel Palooza in person

Cindi McChesney has been fascinated with quilts and quilt making for most of her life. She has owned a quilt store, taught quilting classes and made custom quilts for customers and galleries throughout the northeast. Today, Cindy teaches and lectures all over the world. She is the Administrative Assistant for Ricky Tims, Inc. and enjoys the fast-paced work arranging travel, lectures, and exhibits for Ricky.

December 14 OCQG Members

Member Showcase 


2022 Program Schedule

January 11 Lyn Brown

Topic to be announced....

February 8 OCQG Annual Business Meeting and Potluck - OCQG Members Only
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