Here's what we've sewn up for meetings and special events for the next couple of months. It should be a great year! Check every month for new listings.
September 11, 2017: Jackie Mowdaywill be bringing a collection of her quilts for a trunk show as well as tools and patterns she uses to make these quilts.
October 9, 2017: Jim Vandernoot is a member of Heartstring Quilters, a guild of talented quilters that meets in Lower Merion. He is also an active member of artquiltsmaine.org . Jim is a fearless quilter who attention to detail and technique is amazing. He will share with us his journey into quilting with a trunk show. To see some of his work, google Jim Vandernoot/quilt artist and enjoy.
October 20, 21, and 22, 2017: Quilt show! Click here for more information.
November 13, 2017: Linda Poole's life has revolved around photography, writing, painting, and sewing. She has a passion for sharing her experiences with people all over the world. She is the author of “ Painted Applique: a New Approach" and “ Color By Design.” In addition to showing her quilts, Linda will be bringing books, patterns, and quilt tools for sale.
December 11, 2017: Our very own Janet Randolph will present her trunk show entitled "My Life as a Bag Lady." She will amuse us with her stories about these bags including the reactions she has gotten because of them and how she came to use the eclectic fabrics she has chosen. In support of the evening, please bring your own "Janet Randolph original bag" or your own favorite bag you have made for Show & Tell. This promises to be a fun evening!
January 8, 2018: In-house program to be determined. Check back for updates!
February 12, 2018: Kids' Quilts! Come and help put together quilts that will be given to deserving children in local shelters, CHOPs, and other organizations. And keep your fingers crossed for good weather!
March 12, 2018: Susan Leonard moved frequently as a child. Small fabric scraps were the memories she carried from one place to another.Today she has created a business which helps her clients by turning their beloved scraps into lasting art pieces. Most recently, Susan was awarded Best In Show at the Art Elements Show in Wayne and Best of the Valley in California. She will share with us in some of her techniques.
April 9, 2018: Michele McLaughlin has been quilting for over 30 years and is the founder of the Lehigh Valley Quilters. She with share with us the story of Sun Bonnet Sue through the ages. She has promised this program to not only to be informative but very amusing as well.
May 13, 2018: Lisa H. Calleof “Divide and Design” and an accomplished long-arm quilter. She has taken the Best of Show award in the National Quilt Extravaganza in Oaks and was award First Place in the Houston Quilt Festival. Lisa will share with us her quilts as well as have a collection of books, tools, and patterns for sale.
June 11, 2018: Our annual dinner meeting! A little celebration for a job well done!