On the 4th and 5th Tuesdays of the month we put together study groups & workshops to learn new techniques, patterns, or handmade items for our Quilt Show boutique. There is $5 fee to attend these workshops to defray prep costs for the presenter unless otherwise noted.
April 23, 2019 - Learn to Bead - Marilyn D-R
Learn to bead on fabric to embellish your quilts, or make beaded fabric buttons, or pins. Marilyn will share her vast knowledge about beads and beading. Cost of workshop $5. Please contact Marilyn if you want to attend and haven't signed up already.
Size 6 & 11 beads
size 10 short beading needles (no long ones!)
scrap fabrics in cotton, wool, silk, etc.
scissors, thimble if desired
Marilyn will bring some beads and thread, but you could coordinate with a friend and share a tube or two of beads to get a variety of colors.
April 30, 2019 - Gingerbread tissue cover - Sue P
Sue will show us how to create this cute gingerbread house tissue cover. Be creative and change it to use at Easter with a bunny theme or Halloween with a haunted house theme. The cost of this workshop is $5. Please contact Sue if you plan to attend if you haven't signed up yet.
1/4 yard house fabric - brown print
1/4 yard roof and chimney - white or red print 1/4 yard batting - 48” wide
1-1/4 yards lace for roof trim
2” square of red satin for heart
2 purchased candy cane for trim by door ribbon/rick rack optional
Scraps for: door-tan, brown or red
windows-light colored print
lollipop - cut out of a peppermint wheel heart- red print
thread to match fabrics zig zag sewing machine
Past workshops: click here to see more archived workshops
January 29, 2019 - Carol D.
Kitchen Sink Quilting: Carol showed us how to put all the "orphan" blocks and miscellaneous scraps we all have in our stash to good use. She provided a "parts department" for members to fill in with what they needed. Here they are in action: