Friday, August 19, 2016

General Meeting - August 12, 2016

Guest speaker: Mackey Cilliers


Mackey Cilliers

....some of her quilts!










Winners of the lucky draw...



tea time/lunch ...



the guests...




Viewers choices of the day....






some of the quilts on display...







Thanks to the "Sterre", they were the hosts for the day...


Alta Stemmet (groupleader of the Sterre) with Mackey.




Thursday, June 9, 2016

CALISTA VON WIELLICH (JUNIOR MEMBER OQG) - A YOUTH BLOCK CATEGORY WINNER!

YOUTH BLOCK ...


2012 - HIGHLY COMMENDED




2016 - I ST PLACE - CATEGORY  GRADE 9-12



According to her mentor, Mariëtte Venter, Calista did everything by herself. She drew her design, chose her colour scheme and did all the  stitching and quilting with precision.  Well done Calista! You did yourself and the OQG proud!



...HER DESIGN.


  
Calista, busy, doing paper piecing. 




...quilting "stitch in the ditch".


...hand stitching the binding.

Congratulations!!!

Friday, June 3, 2016

"Uitreik"/ Out Reach 2016

The winner of the lucky draw for the quilt donated by the "KWETTER KWILTERS"  is Mike Groenewald. Congratulations!!!


The "Kwetter Kwilters" with the quilt they made and donated. Thank you, Kwetters!!!



Top left - Lenie Lourens ( Kwetter Kwilters) and Marike vd Merwe
Corner right - Lenie Lourens, Fabrice Rebouilat  (received on behalf of Mike Groenewald the quilt from Lenie Lourens) Marike vd Merwe. 

The money collected,  was contributed towards a fund  for  Gert vd Merwe. He was stung by a swarm of bees and left disabled. He needs care 24/7. His mom,  Marike vd Merwe is a member of the Oranje Quilters`Guild and she currently takes care of him.