January 18 – Martha Lindberg
“Mrs. Lindberg’s Neighborhood”. This trunk show highlights 30-40 quilts Martha has made over the years. You will see her first quilt and what she is currently working on. She is always looking for something new, a different technique or a quilt she has never made before. She loves modern quilts as much as traditional, and her latest love is any quilt with houses on it. Her collection includes redwork, swap block quilts, paper pieced, appliqué, both hand and machine, and One Block Wonders. You name it, she has probably made it!
February 15– Phyllis Thornton
My Quilted Dreams
“My Quilted Dreams—Mini-madness Trunk Show”. Phyllis will have a trunk show featuring her many beautiful miniature quilts.
March 15 – Maggie Ball, Dragonfly Quilts
“Innovative Quilts, Traditional Roots—Trunk Show”. This is a lecture with quilt show, reviewing Maggie’s years as a quilter including her experiences teaching kids to quilt and voluntary work in Mongolia—inspirations, growth, and evolution. Maggie began quilting in 1986 and enjoys creating her own designs from elements of traditional patterns. She is an award winning national and international quilter. She has extensive teaching experience in the US and abroad, including many school children. She was instrumental in organizing quilting in Mongolia.
April 19 – Comfort Quilt Sew-In
Members will gather to work on Comfort Quilts. Set-up begins at 2PM.
May 17 – Maria Hall, Charming Prints Quilting
“No Pattern, No Problem”. Afraid of buying panels or large-scale fabric because you don’t have a pattern to fit it into? Some fabric is just too cute to be cut up into small pieces! In this trunk show of quilts, Maria will display a wide variety of quilts, from simple to complicated, small and large, that can be made without a pattern. You will be eager to visit the local quilt shop afterwards to purchase those panels and cute large-repeat fabrics!
June 21 – Doris Rice, Quilting Queen Designs
“Texas Beauties Trunk Show”.
July 19 – Sharon Holliday, Sourdough Quilts
“Sourdough Quilts”. This will be a trunk show of over 30 quilts showing numerous ways to make scrappy quilts, including squares and strips of various sizes, 4-patches, half-square triangles, irregular sized strings, row quilts, medallion quilts, scrappy block exchanges with friends using “found fabric” like men’s shirts, and be sure to save those selvages!
August 16 – Schoolhouse
Members demonstrate a variety of techniques throughout the evening. Rotate from table to table and stay as long as you like.
September 21 & 22 – QUILT SHOW
North Side Baptist Church
910 North Main Street
Biennial Quilt Show featuring 100 judged quilts, bed turning of quilts, mini quilt silent auction, dollar raffle of quilting/sewing related items including a Singer Sewing Machine, Raffle Quilt tickets available, vendors, Country Store featuring handmade items and door prizes throughout the day.
October 18 – Annis Clapp, Cactus Rose Hideaway
Program: “Quilts Reimagined”. This will be a trunk show of some of the many quilts Annis has made over the years, starting with a few of her first quilts from the mid 70’s to early 80’s, then fast forwarding to the turn of the century when she turned her passion for quilting into a full time career. She will discuss the inspiration for her quilts and how she resizes, redesigns, and rewrites the instructions for traditional quilt blocks and patterns to make them her own.
November 15 – www.calicocarriage.com/home.aspxDebbie Maddy, Calico Carriage Quilt Designs
Program: “Indigo Shibori Dyeing from Itajime, Arashi, Nui, Kumo and Beyond”. This a combination slide presentation and trunk show. Debbie will explain the concept of Shibori and show examples of many of the different techniques. The slide presentation is of her Shibori experiences in Japan and the U.S. where she has done extensive studies. She will also show a collection of hand dyed fabrics and quilts made from Shibori fabrics.
December 20 – Christmas Party and Officer Installation