Thursday, February 16th, 2017
UFO Auction – A DO NOT MISS EVENT
Saturday, February 18th, 2017
Workshop – Tote Bag/Purse
Taught by our own award winning Marianne Karp
Thursday, March 16th, 2017
Sue Reich, Trunk Show
“Crazy as a Bed Quilt” – Historical crazy quilts
Sue lectures widely on World War II quilts, Connecticut quilts, Crazy quilts, Multitudinous Pieced quilts, and floral quilts.
Saturday, March 18, 2017
Thursday, April 20th, 2017 – Trunk Show
Marlous Carter – Marlous Designs
“Visual Piecing” – From her book, Wonky One Block Quilts
With the use of many examples we will explore the world of ‘unique’, our emotion toward color and the love of fabric that is ‘unique’ to each individual quilter. With examples of design elements and a discussion of free hand slicing, you will be encouraged to let your creative spirits soar.
Saturday, April 22nd, 2017
Workshop – Supply List.
A Slice of Freedom – make a quilt top that is totally unique, totally one of a kind as you embark on the fun tour of cutting free hand curves and ‘visual piecing’. You will be amazed at how easy it is! This is a more structured approach to ‘visual piecing’ – not quite pattern-free but most definitely ruler free piecing.
Thursday, May 18th, 2017 – Trunk Show
Becky Goldsmith, Piece O’Cake
A Practical Approach to Color
You walk around with your eyes open – but how much do you really see? It’s amazing what you can learn about color just by paying attention! Becky will share with you what she’s figured out about color over the years and how you can use this knowledge in your own quilts.
Friday, May 19th, 2017 – Workshop
My Whimsical Quilt Garden – Supply List
From her book, My Whimsical Quilt Garden
Thursday, June 15th, 2017 – Trunk Show
Pat Pauly – The New Face of Art Quilts
Art quilts have taken on a life of their own. Pat Pauly looks at similarities between the composition of traditional quilts and the avant-garde art pieces that more resemble paintings and prints than their cozy counterparts. In a characteristically passionate and enthralling delivery, she discusses technique, materials, and composition in the new nature of contemporary quilt design, illustrated by over 300 images.
Saturday, June 17th, 2017 – Workshop
The New Big Leaf – Build this large graphic leaf using freezer paper to form the design templates for a final 24” x 24” hanging, or combine with three additional blocks to make a stunning quilt. Pat Pauly will show you how to transform a line drawing into templates, how to choose fabric and color, and assemble this “Big Leaf” quilt. At the end of this class,you will know how to translate your own designs using this freezer paper method.