PROGRAMS 2017 – 2018
Chairs: Debi Winchester, Linda Click, Jenny Pettinger
Scroll down to see the lectures and workshops for each month. Details will be added when they become available.
Gyleen Fitzgerald www.colourfulstitches.com
Specialty - Gyleen's quilts blend color, pattern and texture to provide a contemporary essence to traditional quilting. Her strength as a quilter is demonstrated by the infusion of engineering tools and techniques to simplify visually complex quilts.
9/7 – Lecture - Unfinished Stories with New Endings
9/8 – Workshop – Trash to Treasures Pineapples
9/9 - Workshop – Wisp
Pat Sloan - www.patsloan.com-She's written 30 books, hundreds of patterns and has designed over 15 fabric lines for Moda.
Specialty - Patchwork & Applique
10/5 – Lecture - My Life as a Quilter
10/6 – Workshop – Wild & Free - stash buster designs
10/7 – Workshop – Scrap Happy Trash Bag - stash buster designs
Pam Buda - www.heartspunquilts.com - Pattern writer for Heartspun Quilts, Marcus fabric designer, Pioneer life historian. If you register for either November class, patterns need to be purchased but will be provided to you at a discounted rate by Pam Buda so you can wait until the workshop to get them.
Specialty - Patchwork
11/2 – Lecture - Making Do: Honoring Our American Quilting Heritage
11/3 – Workshop – Starry, Starry Nines
There's a waiting list for Friday's Starry Starry Nines.
11/4 – Workshop – Star String Quilt & Pinkeep
Flavin Glover - www.flavinglover.com - Innovative Log Cabin and geometric patchwork quilts composed of many fabrics in vibrant colors have become Flavin's trademark. She has created numerous quilts inspired from landscapes and architecture. Her quilt ‘Row Houses’ was selected as one of the 100 Best American Quilts of the 20th Century.
Specialty - Log Cabin Quilts
12/7 – Lecture - A New Look at Log Cabin Quilts
12/8 – Workshop – Rainbow City
There's a waiting list for Friday's Rainbow City.
12/9 – Workshop – Tonal Reflections
Laurie Schierer - 2 Day Workshop
2/2 - Workshop – Tool Tote (day 1)
2/3 – Workshop – Tool Tote (day 2)
Note: Students for Laurie's tote class will need a pattern - Quilts Illustrated pattern by Penny Sturges: #ps058 (The Cube-small), or #ps054 (The Tool Tote-medium) or #ps056 (The Boxy Tote-large. Patterns include the hardware needed. You will need to purchase materials and a zipper.
You’re encouraged to purchase the pattern and supplies now as the pattern gets backordered often. Laurie will provide a pre-work sheet in November and she suggests you do some pre-work at home before the class starts.
Becky Goldsmith - https://pieceocake.com/ - Becky is an award-winning quilter who teaches both nationally and internationally. Her classes are always interesting, informative, and focused on helping you improve your sewing skills. Becky and Linda Jenkins started Piece O' Cake Designs in 1994 and, since then, have published more than 30 books and hundreds of patterns.
Specialty - Wonky applique and color
3/1 – Lecture – A Practical Approach to Color
3/2 – Workshop – Best-Ever Quilters House
3/3 - Workshop – Pick Up Sticks
Suzi Parron - barnquiltinfo.com/ - Suzi Travels full time by RV, speaking to quilt guilds, libraries, civic organizations--whoever would like to hear more about barn quilts.
If you register for the April "Paint Your Own Barn Quilt" class, please remember to include the $15 supply registration fee. (One check for $45 (members) or $55 (non-members) is needed for registration for this class.) The $15 supply fee includes the 2'x2' primed paint board, paints, patterns, colored pencils, etc.
Specialty - Barn Quilts
4/5 – Lecture
4/6 – Paint Your Own 'Barn' Quilt
Wait list for Friday's Barn Quilt workshop.
4/7 – Paint Your Own 'Barn' Quilt (repeated)