Due to a low number of sign-ups, the January workshop has been changed from the Wool Applique Workshop to this Quilts with Great Edges. This is an excellent workshop about bindings and edge treatments. You must sign up for this workshop with Lori Jones no later than January 8th. We need to fill this workshop so call or email Lori today! Click here for all the details.
This year’s reveal party for the Hidden Stitch secret pal program will be on TUESDAY, DECEMBER 12 @ 6:00pm. The party will be at the home of Sheila Bayles @ 4007 Benjamin Lane, Springdale.
On 71B, turn at the light on Stultz (Wagon Wheel Café). Go 4 blocks, turn left on Benjamin. 3rd house on the left.
From I49, take Wagon Wheel Rd exit. Go east towards 71B. Go through the light at Silent Grove, take 2nd right, Robins. Follow Robins as it makes a curve to the left and becomes Stultz. Turn right on Benjamin, 3rd house on the left.
Remember to bring your final gift with your reveal and also bring a thank you gift for the person who has been giving you gifts throughout the year.
As we near to the end of 2017, the programs and workshops for 2018 have been announced and are now posted on the Programs and Workshop pages here on this blog. Check it out…get signed up for those workshops early to ensure your place.
Here is the list of breakout sessions for Quilting with the Stars/Quilt Congress 2017:
Embellishment Frenzy: Taught by Margie Langanke & Barb Hancock. Enjoy a trunk show by two long-time quilters who use beading and embroidery to make show stopping quilts. (I’m not an embellisher and I LOVE to see the the work of these two ladies. And it almost makes me want to embellish my quilts.)
Fabric Coil Bowls: Taught by Roxanne Birchard. Demo of how to create bowls, baskets and about any vessel out of clothesline and fabric scraps. (I’ve had this class, and can I just say “Christmas presents!” Fun!)
Know Modern Quilting!: Taught by Elizabeth Ray. Multimedia presentation about the history and characteristics of modern quilts, including a trunk show of fabulous quilts. (Elizabeth is president of the local Modern Quilt Guild and a modern maven. I assure you, you will leave her workshop informed and inspired.)
Design Your Own Quilts: Taught by Paula Mariedaughter. Tips from a creative designer on how to design your own quilts using a portable design wall. (Paula’s work is amazing. What she puts together to make show-stopping quilts, well you won’t believe it. And you will be inspired.)
Textile Collage: Taught by Lila Rostenberg. Trunk show and demo of small, whimsical collages using bits and pieces of vintage textiles, crochet, lace and ephemera. (Know all those crocheted doilies your grandma left you? Don’t throw them in the garage sale. Save your history. Lila will show you how.)
Gadget Girl: Taught by Denise Gelinas. Demonstration of the latest gadgets on the market with ideas on how to use them in new and unique ways. (Denise’s workshops are VERY popular. If you are a gadget freak, you don’t want to miss this,
REMEMBER: there is no additional charge for the breakout sessions. The cost is included in your registration fee. Sign up by Oct. 5.
Registration deadline for Quilting with the Stars/Quilt Congress 2017 is Oct. 5. All registrations must be postmarked by this date.
Jan Krentz’s Lily Pad class is full, and her Mastering the 8-Point Intersection class is nearly full. We still have openings for Raija Salomaa’s EQ7 and Lapland classes. Supply lists can be found on this page under the Quilt Congress tab.
Several of our breakout sessions are filling quickly. Register now to get your first choice.
REMEMBER: You must complete ALL pertinent registration forms: general registration, breakout sessions, Friday night show-and-tell and quilt challenge,
IF you failed to make breakout selections when you registered, you may email Rose Lawrence with your first, second and third selections. This MUST be done by Oct. 5. Rose’s email is firstname.lastname@example.org.
EVERYONE should receive an email confirmation of their registration. Those confirmations were up to date as of late last week. More will be sent this week.
Oct. 5 is the deadline for registering for Quilting with the Stars/Quilt Congress 2017. Please complete all pertinent forms you will find on the left side of the page. That includes general registration, and if you wish to participate, show and tell, quilt challenge and breakout sessions. Jan Krentz’s lily pad workshop is full. Please consider enrolling in Raija Salomaa’s Finlandia class.
We will have show and tell Friday night. The deadline to participate has been changed to Oct. 5. If you would like to participate, please complete the form you will find here:
You must complete the general registration for congress if you plan to attend. You must complete each of the other forms if you want to participate in breakout sessions, show and tell and the challenge. All the forms can be found under the Quilt Congress link.