March 5: A regional speaker from Iowa, Becky Wright, will present two different trunk show/lectures on Civil War Quilts. In the afternoon she’ll focus on “The Importance of Quilts and Textiles during the Civil War” and in the evening her topic is “Christian Stafflinger: The Story of a Soldier and His Quilt.”
April 2: Rita Lynn from Almost Heaven Designs in Colorado, will present two different trunk show/lectures for our Guild meetings in April — “Follow the Path, Even if You Feel Lost,” in the afternoon and
“Quick Techniques for Art Quilts” in the evening.
Rita will teach two classes during her time with our Guild:
Sunday March 31 (9 to 3) – “Crazy Quilt Vessel: In this class, Rita will teach us how to make a 4-sided crazy quilt fabric vessel. FYI, Rita taught multi-ple sections of this class in Houston and, even so, there was a waiting list! The Kit fee is $30.00 and it includes all the fabric, pattern, stabilizer and a mixture of embellishments that you’ll need to complete your project.
Monday, April 1 (9 to 3) – “3-Dimensional Garden Variety”: Rita will be cre-ating a custom design that uses the Monet-style background from her “Monet in Yellow” pattern and expands the design by incorporating more than a dozen dimensional floral designs. The kit ($25) will include all the materials to make all the flowers – fusible and some embellishment
Sign-up for these classes will begin in February.