January – Martha Lindberg
Workshop (Friday, Jan. 19, Harberger Hill, 701 Narrow St.): “Wonky Dresden”. In this workshop, you will make a small quilt, approximately 24 inches square. It is a fun twist on the traditional Dresden Plate block. Each blade is turned into a wonky house making this Dresden neighborhood come to life. Every quilt will be a little different because your creativity will come into play designing each house with a special roof, door and windows. A fabric and supply list will be available. A pattern will be available at class for $6.
February – Phyllis Thornton, My Quilted Dreams
Workshop (Friday, Feb. 16, Harberger Hill, 701 Narrow St.): “Mini-Madness”. You will be able to choose a miniature quilt kit, including pattern, from the large variety Phyllis provides.
March – Maggie Ball, Dragonfly Quilts
Workshop (Saturday, Mar. 17, North Side Baptist Church, 910 N. Main St.): “Op-Art Kaleidoscope”. You will create a small wall hanging, approximately 36 inches square, using a template-free, ruler-free method. The process involves making large kaleidoscope blocks that are cut into sections, rearranged, and them reassembled using only two fabrics. A simple process gives a stunning result. The pattern is available for $5 at the workshop.
See her website dragonflyquilts.com
May – Maria Hall, Charming Prints Quilting
Workshop (Friday, May 18, North Side Baptist Church, 910 N. Main St.): “No Pattern, No Problem”. You will need to bring focus fabric and coordinating material. You will receive personal instruction and attention and may very well leave the workshop with a finished quilt!
See her website charmingprintsquilting.com
June – Doris Rice, Quilting Queen Designs
Workshop To Be Determined
July – Sharon Holliday, Sourdough Quilts
Workshop (Saturday, July 21, North Side Baptist Church, 910 N. Main St.): “Starstruck”. You will make large scrappy star blocks. This will be a good workshop to combine the blocks into a group quilt.
October – Annis Clapp, Cactus Rose Hideaway
Workshop (Saturday, October 20, North Side Baptist Church, 910 N. Main St): “Machine Piecing Accuracy from Simple to Complex”. You will learn two techniques for improving the accuracy of your piecing.
November – Debbie Maddy, Calico Carriage Quilt Designs
Workshop (Saturday, Nov. 17, Lynn Main’s house, 211 W. Oak St.): “Shibori Resist with Indigo Dyeing”. We will make an Indigo vat first thing in the day, then the FUN begins. We will learn to use all kinds of clamps, blocks, ties, slinkies, PVC pipe and twine to create resists on the fabrics for dipping in the indigo. You name it and we will try it. This class is fun on steroids with beautiful results. There will be a $20 supply fee paid directly to the instructor in class. The fee covers use of all dye supplies and choice of 2 scarves, 4 napkins or 1 ½ yards of PFD fabric. Students can bring extra things they want to dye as time permits. Debbie provides all the supplies for the class except each student should bring a pair of dishwashing style rubber gloves, the longer the better, and wear old clothes and shoes that they don’t mind being blue!
See her website calicocarriage.com
All workshop are six ½ hours long, starting promptly at 8:30 am, breaking for a one hour lunch at noon, ending at 3:00 pm.
Fee: $30.00 for Members $40.00 for Non-members
Kit fees vary by instructor
Supply list furnished two months in advance of class date.
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