Beading expert, Lisa Binkley, will be our featured speaker at our August meeting. Her award winning artwork has been selected for national and international exhibitions including those of the American Quilters’ Society, the International Quilt Association, Crafts National, CraftForms, Wisconsin Artists Biennia, and many others. Lisa and her artwork have been featured on local and national television, in internationally-distributed books and magazines, and in many local publications. Her art is represented in public, private, and corporate collections. She enjoys sharing […]
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Shhhh — The program involves a secret reveal for the MVQG — Stephanie Soebbing, owner of Quilt Addicts Anonymous, will present a trunk show of quilts she designed for her first book, Simple Quilts for the Modern Home, which will be published later this year.
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April 3: The April meeting features Charlotte Angottii, a nationally and internationally recognized quilt instructor who is known for her sense of humor, her way with color and design, and her laser-cut quilt kits that go together perfectly! Charlotte’s most popular class, “Let Me Surprise You,” will be featured on Wednesday, April 4th from 9 to 3 at the Davenport Masonic Center. Charlotte will surprise us with a pre-cut quilt kit and will lead participants through the process of constructing […]
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March 6, 1 & 7 pm: Our very own national quilt judge, Carol Brooks, will speak about Quilt Design. She would like us to have quilts of all kinds from which to select to illustrate her presentation – small quilts, large quilts, wall hangings, traditional quilts, modern quilts, simple quilts, complex quilts, your best work, or even the ones on which you’re certain you’ve made design miscalculations. Carol’s presentation will be fast paced with lots of audience participation!
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October: Rami Kim Rami Kim will be presenting three classes: 5th Dimension, Zinfandel Bag and Tum-bling Block. Signups will be ready at the August meeting. More information is available on-line on the first page of her website. Rami Kim Classes will be held from 9:00 to 3:30 at the Davenport Masonic Center, 511 Veterans Memorial Parkway, Davenport. October 4 No-Sew-Tumbling Block Quilt No need to cut diamond shapes. You can make tumbling blocks in any sizes by weaving in three […]
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Our very own MVQG member, Carol Brooks, is our March Program on Tuesday, March 7th. She will judge quilts that she is seeing for the first time, explaining judging criteria as she goes. Carol’s love of quilting began in 1999. As she grew in skill and exposure, she became interested in the judging process, and this led her to the National Quilting Association’s judging program in 2007. She passed certification to become an NQA Certified Judge in 2010 and qualified to […]
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Winners of the 2016 UFO Challenge were announced at the January evening meeting. 1st Place – Donna Lanman, her quilt Mariners Compass Medallion Storm at Sea. 2nd Place – Mary Doerder, her quilt Contour Applique Quilt. 3rd Place – Marybeth Oxenrider, her quilt Triple Four Patch. Congratulations to the winners and all who took up the Challenge.
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Quilts of Valor Sew Day The February Guild program will be a sew-in lead by Terri Austin, Quilts of Valor coordinator. Blocks have been cut and are ready to sew. You may also bring additional fabrics and/or blocks previously constructed which you would like to contribute. Sewing machines, cutting matts, irons, etc. will be needed for this project. You might like to get together with friends and decide upon who will bring which items. Come, join the fun, sew quilts […]
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