2022 Meetings, Programs and Fun Events:
Adding borders to your quilt can be fun and the choices and variations are unlimited. “Should I add a border – plain, how wide, how many, pieced, mitered, cornerstones or —–?” All will be delved into during this informative lecture and demos, plus preparing your quilt for the longarmer. And let’s not forget the many different binding ideas and tips too. Come to explore the endless creative process to get the finished look you want for your quilts.
Jenny Kae Parks, from Littleton, Colorado, a nationally-published designer, popular instructor and video host for Quiltmaker Magazine, Craft U and Fons and Porter will bring laughter and confidence to our guild as she presents a Zoom lecture, Color Courage for the Fabric-Phobic.
Sherri Fandrich, from Gentry, Arkansas, will present a lecture/trunk show “Journey of a Quilter”.
French Applique class with Sherri Fandrich – Tuesday, August 16, 2022, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm. Don’t miss the chance to learn this beautiful technique!
Susan Cleveland, from West Concord, Minnesota, lecture and class – Join with one of the world’s most enthusiastic award winning quilters with your pen and notebook for a daylong class full of information. You will be in for a good time, lots of laughter, and a plethora of tips to increase accuracy and add interesting details to your quilts at her evening trunk show.
9:00 – noon Precision and Panache demo class
1:00 – 4:00 Dynamic Dresdens demo class
7:00 pm My Eclectic Quilt Pageant lecture/trunk show
September 27 ,28 and 29
Another Big Red Quilters’ Guild Retreat! If you’ve attended in the past, you know how great the retreats are. If you haven’t attended yet, get signed up to experience a fun filled three days stitching with friends! Please include only your $25 non-refundable deposit at this time. The balance will be due at a later date.
Cindy Phillip “Tales of an Eclectic Quilter” trunk show
Make & Take – Log Cabin Ornament/Wreath table topper pattern with Snow & Tell focused on Log Cabin inspired quilts.
Ongoing Guild Projects
- Paper Pieced “Sisterhood” blocks: Patterns and directions will be available, one per person, at the meeting so that everyone has the chance to make a contribution to our quilt! (It’s so cute!!!) We still need more!
2021 Member Quilt Gallery. Photos of your projects will be posted on the Big Red Quilters’ Guild website, kicking off our 2021 Members Gallery. Please plan to email photos of your work after the meeting, including any other projects you would like to share to Janet.
We welcome your suggestions for future programs and teachers.
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