October 28, 2014
While we hope Mother Nature will not interfere with our guild meetings, we do have a policy in case she does. (And remember, she did this past winter.
When schools are closed in Springdale, we do not meet. We encourage all members to consider street/road conditions in their area before heading out to a scheduled meetings. Cancellations will be announced on Facebook and the blog as soon as a decision is made.
October 28, 2014
The November/December meeting of Quilters United in Learning Together will be held at 7 p.m., Dec. 4, St. Thomas Episcopal Church, 2898 S. 48th St., Springdale.
A holiday-themed program will include an ugly Christmas sweater contest.
September 26, 2014
Jim Gatling will be the speaker at the Oct. 23 meeting Quilters United in Learning Together.
A retired teacher now working parttime, Gatling’s presentation is entitled “Today’s Quilts from Yesterday’s Designs – An Artist’s Approach.”
Gatling will also lead a workshop on Oct. 25 on his Insanity Quilt. Cost is $25 for QUILT members and $35 for nonmembers. To register contact Nora Krein at [email protected]
For more information about Gatling, visit his blog at jimgatling.wordpress.com.
The meeting is at 7 p.m. at St. Thomas Episcopal Church, 2898 S 48th St., in Springdale.
For more information on QUILT, follow Q.U.I.L.T. Guild of NWA on Facebook.
September 14, 2014
Click over to the membership page and click on the 2015 form. Go ahead and print one out and pay your dues at the September meeting. One less thing on your end-of-the-year things-to-do list.
September 3, 2014
Linda Everhart will be the speaker at the Sept. 25 meeting.
Everhart considers herself a traditionalist who has developed shortcuts that result in all quilters being able to create intricate designs. Her program is entitled, “Don’t Sweat the Details.”
Everhart will teach a reverse applique workshop on Sept. 26. Several patterns will be available. Cost is $35 to QUILT members and $40 to non-members. Contact Nora Krein at [email protected] for information or to enroll.
For more information about Everhart go to http://quiltingamongfriends.com/
The meet is scheduled for 7 p.m. At St. Thomas Episcopal Church, 2898 S. 48th St., Springdale.
July 31, 2014
guild retreat 2014 Registration form now available. Save your place now.
July 31, 2014
July 29, 2014
Lola Jenkins will be our guest Aug. 28. Her program is entitled Miss Bubble Buster.
Lola will present a work shop on Aug 29 entitled “Fantasy Collage.” Here are some details:
Full Day Class
Students will learn to make a collage quilt approximately 18 x 18 in size. Students will use large panels mixed with a variety of beautiful fabrics to create a work of art that requires no art training. Techniques used will include but not be limited to, paints, oil pastels, and colored pencils. Students will complete the project in class and no sewing machine will be required. Students need to bring a foam core display board to use as a portable design wall and ironing board. In addition, students should bring the following: scissors (small scissors that can cut tiny pieces if needed), pins, small iron, 1 big glue stick, fusible web of choice (suggestion: wonder under web about 1/3 of a yard), appliqué pressing sheet (optional), and batting about 20 x 20 warm and natural or 100% wool. Students need to bring a large panel that inspires them and scraps of a variety of fabrics from their stash that they think would go well with the panel chosen. Suggestions: flowers, water, rocks, sky, lighthouse, house, boats, and any other elements that you thing might be helpful. Optional kit is available for $30 ( kit includes all fabrics needed for the class). Optional kit fee is in additon to the workshop tuition and is optional.
Cost is $40 for QUILT members and $45 for non-members (does not include optional kit fee).
For more information or to register, contact Nora Krein at [email protected]
July 20, 2014
The first Quilt Show Committee meeting will be held on Monday, July 21st at Wendy’s near I-49 in Springdale at 5:45pm. This meeting will concentrate on categories and other related items that are necessary to include on the registration/entry form.
June 27, 2014
Noted quilter Jane Sassaman will visit the guild in August 2015.
To learn more about her, go to http://www.janesassaman.com/.