QUILT 2016

Here’s this year’s schedule:
Jan 28 Raija Salomaa, The Journey of a Quilt Pattern Designer.
Jan 29 Raija Salomaa workshop, Kimberling Quilt
Feb 20 Super Saturday Sew In, Toni Fenton teaches Jenny Doan’s “Presents”
Feb 25 Pat Ferrero, Hearts and Hands, 19th Century Women and Their Quilts
March 12 Cuddly Quilts for Kids Workshop
March 24 Jacqui Gering, Rethink Quilting
March 25 Jacqui Gering, Supernova workshop
April 28 Jane Anderson, stories and trunk show
May 6-7 Enduring Treasures Quilt Show presented by Eureka! Quilts in Eureka Springs
May 21 Super Saturday Sew In, Grace Grame teaching
May 26 Airing of the Quilts
June 23 Linda Pumphrey, My Life With Quilts
July 21-24 Missouri Star Quilt Company Retreat in Hamilton, Mo.
July 28 Jan Krentz, The Great Star Review
July 29-30 Jan Krentz, Quick Broken Star – Expanded workshop
Aug 25 Paul Mariedaughter, Diagonal Designs Make Dynamic Quilts
Aug 27 Super Saturday Sew In, Paul Mariedaughter teaches Diagonal Designs
Sep 17 Super Saturday Sew In, Nora Krein teaches Garden Path
Sep 22 Grace Grame, trunk show
Sep 23 Grace Grame, chenille quilting workshop
Oct 7-9 Retreat to the Hills, Eureka Springs
Oct 27 Sujita Shah, The Root Connection
Oct 28 Sujita Shah workshop Crazy Quilts or Organized Chaos
November No meeting
Dec 1 Christmas party

Kielmeyer WIll be October Speaker

Karen Kielmeyer of Bentonville will present the program at the Oct. 22 meeting of QUILT of Northwest Arkansas.

Kielmeyer has received national recognition for her quilts and has exhibited at many major shows, including those sponsored by the International Quilt Association, American Quilter’s Society, National Quilting Association and International Machine Quilters Association.

The meeting will be at 7 p.m. at St. Thomas Episcopal Church, 2898 S. 48th St.

Jane Sassaman to Speak, Teach in August

Internationally known quilter Jane Sassaman will be the speaker at the Aug. 27 meeting of Quilters United in Learning Together. Her program is entitled “Quilting Against the Odds.” The program is free to QUILT members, but non-members will be charged $5 to attend.

Sassaman’s art quilts have been shown in many national and international exhibits, including Quilt National and Contemporary American Quilts, the first major exhibit of American art quilts in England. Her quilt “Willow” was named as one of the 100 best American quilts of the century. She is the author of “The Quilted Garden,” which includes 20 years of her work and exercises for making nature-inspired quilts.

Sassaman will also teach a workshop while in Northwest Arkansas, but all spots have been filled.

QUILT will meet at 7 p.m. Aug. 27 at St. Thomas Episcopal Church, 2898 S. 48th St. in Springdale.

Save the Date

Upcoming programs:

Aug. 27 —  Jane Sassaman  Lecture (non-members $5)   “Quilting Against the Odds”    Note:  the workshop by Jane Sassaman is full.
Sept. 24 — Alice McElwain   Lecture:  “Civil War Quilts and the Underground Railroad,” a discussion of the quilts and their stories as well as the myth of the UGRR.
Oct. 22 — Karen Kielmeyer  Lecture:  Trunk Show and “Quilts for Show”

Bohannon to Lecture, Teach in July

Airing of the Quilts

Our May 28 meeting will be our annual Airing Of the Quilts.

We line the fences with quilts at Lonetta Blevin’s house, 3302 Perry Road in Rogers. This is just across the street from Target, Cabella’s and Pinnacle Hill’s Promenade.

Please bring a potluck dish to share, as well a folding chair.

Don’t forget to bring a sheet or plastic or other material to cover the fence to protect your quilt.

And please note the earlier start time for this meeting only: 6 p.m.

In case of rain, the meeting is cancelled. An email will go to members alerting them to this should it occur.