We offer programs featuring local and nationally-recognized quilting professionals to provide instruction for Guild members and education for the public in the design and technique of quilt making.
Join us at our regular guild meeting on November 17th for a wonderful program on Barn Quilts by Suzi Parron.
Suzi's talk will take you on a journey along the quilt trail, beginning with the very first barn quilt, which stemmed from Donna Sue Groves and her wish to honor her mother's quilting art. The presentation features over one hundred stunning photographs of barn quilts, some of which rival cloth quilts in their intricacy. You will hear stories of some of the individuals who have painted quilt blocks to honor loved ones or their local culture, along with a few humorous anecdotes.
Then on Saturday afternoon, November 21st, join us for a fun Barn Quilt Painting workshop with Suzi via Zoom! Get together with a close friend or zoom from your home and join us for the fun!
The workshop fee is $25. for members, $50 for non-members.
(Workshop fee is non-refundable since supplies are being provided.)
Note: Registration Closes on Monday, November 2nd!
Late registration not possible due to the mailing of supplies.
Join the barn quilt movement by creating your own painted quilt block. You will begin with a pre-primed board and go through each step—drafting, taping, and painting, with careful attention to detail. The workshop lasts about 4 hours.
You will have a finished quilt block or with one last color (which will be provided) to add at home. Ready for show and tell at your next meeting! The finished product will be two-by-two feet and is the perfect size for mounting on smaller buildings.
~Pre-primed 2 by 2 foot board
~Paint stick and snap knife
YOU WILL NEED ▪ Painter’s tape--partial roll or two can share. Green “Frog tape” brand is best, but blue Scotch brand is fine. Narrower tape (about 1 inch) is preferred ▪ Yardstick or 24-inch Ruler ▪ Pencil and eraser NOTE you need a separate eraser; a pink or white block eraser is fine. ▪ Blow dryer for every 3-4 people ▪ Coverings for tables
IMPORTANT: BEFORE MONDAY, NOVEMBER 2 •
Select your pattern from the sheet provided.
Each pattern is numbered, to correspond with the different colored areas to be painted. • Select one color choice for each number. Be sure to match the color to the numbered area for your pattern so that you will have the correct amount of each paint.
REGISTER by email -and You will receive a link to PAY YOUR REGISTRATION FEE
Be sure to provide:
Your pattern choice
Each color you would like
When registration closes November 2nd, we will notify everyone where to pick up your supplies.
Claudia Lash will be presenting a lecture and trunk show for our program this month. After quilting for a long time, Claudia decided to write a pattern for one of her quilt designs. After one pattern became three or four, Claudia started a small business in her house on Presto Avenue called Presto Designs . Presto Avenue Designs was located on a tiny street in a tiny town surrounded by a big city and although she's moved to a bigger house, she's more excited than ever to create quilt patterns, teach and lecture.
Claudia loves most all types of quilts, most all colors, and many quilting techniques. Sometimes she enjoys traditional design with complicated piecing and other times she is more thrilled with a contemporary style. Sometimes she likes to use paper foundation piecing. Sometimes she uses hand appliqué and sometimes machine appliqué. Claudia loves most all types of quilts, most all colors, and many quilting techniques her lecture and trunk show is sure to have something for everyone!
Please keep checking back to see what we are up to! We have new programs every month!