Gatling October Speaker at QUILT

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.


Now taking 2015 membership dues

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.


Linda Everhart is September Speaker

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.

 


Retreat Details

July 31, 2014

guild retreat 2014  Registration form now available. Save your place now.


Links to County Fairs

July 31, 2014

http://www.mywashingtoncountyfair.com/

http://www.bentoncountyfairar.org


Lola Jenkins August Speaker

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:
Fantasy Collage
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]


Quilt Show 2015 Meeting

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.


Sassaman to Visit in 2015

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/.


Retreat to the Hills to Move

June 27, 2014

Retreat to the Hills will be moving to the Inn of the Ozarks in Eureka Springs this October.

Chairwoman Toni Fenton will be posting details soon. Please check the right hand side of the page  under “Retreat to the Hills” for details and forms.


37th Ozark Quilt Fair

June 27, 2014

Entries are now being accepted for the 37th Ozark Quilt Fair, Saturday, September 13 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Shiloh Museum of Ozark History. Quilters and quilt lovers are invited to display new and antique quilts for show and sale on the museum grounds. The entry fee is $10 per exhibitor. Cash prize Viewer’s Choice awards will be given for first ($50), second ($35), and third ($15) place winners in both new and antique quilt categories. The entry deadline is September 10.Entry forms are available at the museum website, www.shilohmuseum.org, or by calling 750-8165. The Ozark Quilt Fair is sponsored by Arvest Bank.