Get Ready For Our Exciting 2019 Programs!!



Workshop are $45 with $5 for lunch (sandwich, soda, chips and cookie)

January 7:

Annual business meeting and first opportunity to sign up for classes

February 4:

"Couple quilting" with our very own Ben and Kathleen Hollingsworth

March - Flavin Glover

Flavin Glover is a quilt designer and teacher with a degree in Clothing, Textiles and Related Arts from Auburn University.  Innovative Log Cabin and geometric patchwork quilts incorporating many fabrics and vibrant colors have become her trademark.  She's been published  and featured on HGTV's Simply Quilts.  Her work was a featured exhibition at the Wiregrass Museum.  She's served on the Executive Boards.

March 3:

Workshop on "Combining Log Cabin and Patchwork Blocks" with Flavin Glover  This is a hands-on workshop for those wanting a unique Log Cabin quilt with a different look.  Learn to add extra dimension and interest by joining Log Cabin blocks with various simple geometric patchwork blocks.

March 4:

Flavin Glover lecture "New Look at Log Cabins". Flavin will show us what happens when Log Cabin blocks are stretched, dissected, elongated and turned to create Log Cabin quilts beyond the ordinary.

April 1:

A Question and Answer session with four CES professional quilters

May 6:

         IT'S A SURPRISE!!!!

June 3:

        Diane Knott lecture on "Scrap Quilt Secrets"

June - Mary Hogan

Mary Hogan began her career in nursing.  She started quilting in the mid-1990's.  A class with Nancy Crow in 2014 triggered a career as a quilt book author.  Her first book was STRING QUILT STYLE and others soon followed, including FAST FOLDED HEXIES.  When quilting, she loves seeing how each quilt unfolds with it's own personality.

June 30:

Workshop on "Machine Hexies" with Mary Hogan. Learn how hexagons can be put together by hand or using sewing machine.  You can then go on to making larger Fast Folded Hexie projects.

July 1:

Mary Hogan lecture on "Hexie Quilts".  Mary explains the English Paper piecing technique and introduces a very different method for making Hexie Quilts, her Fast Fold Hexie technique.

August 5:

Charity Sew-In

September: NO MEETING

October - Catherine Redford

Catherine Redford was raised in the Northwest of England and, like many of us, kept her family's Barbies and action figures well-dressed.  She discovered quilting in 1998 after moving Stateside.  She's a member of her local quilt guild as well as the Fiber Art Divas and PAQA, a professional art quilt group.  Catherine's also a co-founder of the Naperville Modern Quilters Guild.  She's been on Quilting Arts TV and is a contributor to Modern Patchwork magazine and two Modern Machine Quilting QATV workshop DVD'S.  She described her style as "eclectic" and is best known for her originality and innovation when completing projects, particularly in the realm of free-motion quilting and embellishment.

October 6:

Workshop on "Folk Art Stitching" with Catherine Redford.  Review basic embroidery stitches and learn some novel embellishment techniques.  Also, learn to transfer designs to dark backgrounds.

October 7:

Catherine Redford lecture on "Trip Around the World in Folk Art Stitching". Join us for a humorous, educational, interactive trip around the globe for quilting inspiration.

November 4:

Challenge Quilts and Election

December 2:

Holiday Party