Welcome to the LOQG Bulletin Board

Here you will find information on:
Up-Coming Quilt Shows & Events,
Items for sale by Guild Members, 
Reminder to Guild Members,
On-Line items of Interest to Quilters. 
About Our Bulletin Board
Click on any of the titles above to quickly locate your area of interest.
"HANGING BEAUTIES" QUILT SHOW  April 5 - June 2, 2018 at the Steffen Thomas Museum of Art. 

Museum open from 11- 4 Tues-Sat.   Price of admission after the reception is $5.00; $3.00 for Seniors.  All Guild Members who wear name tags will have free admission. Click here for complete information. Museum website is: https://steffenthomas.org/exhibition-hanging-beauties-quilt-show-2018-lake-oconee-quilt-guild-at-the-steffen-thomas-museum-of-art/ .

20th Annual Southland Jubilee on Saturday, April 21,2018
For more information regarding the festival, please visit www.southlandjubilee.com.  Deadline for Arts and Crafts Vendors Applications has been extended to 15 March 2018. Click here for more information.

Reminders to Guild Members:


 Block of the Month


Paula Tanner has a quilt on display for 2 years with International Quilt Association's "Celebration of Color" Exhibit.  Paula’s beautiful quilt was first shown in Chicago at their convention and will appear again in Houston at Quilt Festival this fall.  The quilt  is entitled "Blowing Bubbles" and was first shown at our Guild's luncheon meeting in December 2016.   Congratulations Paula!

Please check Programs/Workshops  page for changes and updates to various dates since our first meeting! All Supply Lists are linked from the workshop or class listing.
Items for Sale by Guild Members:
Hand-quilted Double-bed-size Grandmother's Flower Garden, perfect condition.  Made by Ethel Ramay, 1933, McAlister, OK.  Asking $1000. or best offer.
Owner is Shelley McDougal of Greensboro, GA. Phone 404 797-7411 
This gorgeous quilt was made by Shelley's Grandmother.  
FOR SALE by Gloria Chandler:
Description:  Janome 9400. Brand new. Features:  11" bed space, 1060 stitches per minute, LCD color touchscreen, 1/4" foot, extra wide table (attachment), free motion quilting foot, 350 built in stitches (4alphabets), needle up-down feature, knee lift, pop up light, low bobbin alert, pressure foot triggered to go down automatically, extra needle plates, dual feed foot, speed control slide, automatic thread cutter, 19 standard feet & accessories included, instructional DVD, 2 year warranty.  Retails for $5000. Selling for $2500.
Baby Lock Tiara II for sale.
 6 months old, used 3 times; in great condition;
 comes with a bobbin winder, extra bobbins, Operators Manual; will include the chair I use with the machine.
Model BLTR16-2. Original Cost $6500; Sale Price  $4500.00   Contact: Margie Read, 706-444-6635

Felting Machine – Janome FM 725  $150
The FM725 is a needle felting machine - does not sew but uses barbed needles to mesh fabrics together. The fibers mingle to create new color and texture combinations that cannot be achieved with embroidery, applique and any other kind of needlework. Doesn't require thread, bobbin, or any previous sewing experience.  Excellent condition.  Includes 4 bags of wool fiber, assorted colors.  Local pickup or meet. 
Contact: Margie Read, 706 444-6635
Brother ScanNCut  $300
Create appliques from built in images or scan your own.  Works with paper, fabric, felt, etc.  Local pickup or meet.
Contact Margie Read, 706 444-6635
On-Line Items of Interest to Quilters:

The LOQG made the front cover of the Atlanta Senior News, Vol 27, No. 7, July 2013, because of our participation in the Quilts of Valor program.  Go to page 8 of this magazine to see the QOV story and to see the LOQG picture. The magazine can be found here.
About our Bulletin Board

This page gives you the opportunity to keep Guild Members informed about upcoming shows and events, as well as items of interest to quilters.

This page also gives Members the opportunity to list quilting or sewing-related items that they have enjoyed (or not) and would like to sell to someone else in our guild.  To list an item here, please send an e-mail to the webmaster, stating all the details you want posted, and whether you will accept phone calls or e-mails regarding the item.  Prospective buyers can call you direct for a picture of your item since our website is limited on photo space.

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