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May 2016 Guild Meeting

Award winning textile artist and instructor Betty Pillsbury gave a presentation on the history of crazy quilts.   Betty’s talk was accompanied by a trunk show featuring crazy quilts she has collected over the years along with her own beautiful textile work.   Due to a lengthy business meeting, the guild members’ own show & tell was limited to […]

June 27, 2016   Posted in: Comfort Quilts, Guild Meeting Recaps, Northern Rivers Family Services, Speakers, Veterans' Quilts  Comments Closed

March 2016 Guild Meeting

Barbara Pershing and Mary Hoover from Fouth & Sixth Designs helped take the fear out of sewing curves with their discussion of using templates and just 2 pins to make Drunkard’s Path quilts. Their presentation included a trunk show of their curved-pieced quilts. Not to be outdone, guild members also presented a ‘truck show’ of […]

March 12, 2016   Posted in: Comfort Quilts, Guild Meeting Recaps, Monthly Meetings, New Techniques, Northern Rivers Kids, Speakers, Veterans' Quilts  Comments Closed

January 2016 Guild Meeting

Sue Pettengill, owner of The Joyful Quilter, gave a very inspiring lecture on Slow Stitching. Everyone has their own personal story as to why they quilt. The bottom line is: Quilting has the power to heal us – quilting together makes us stronger, helps us through grief & illness, brings us joy, connects us, gives […]

January 13, 2016   Posted in: Guild Meeting Recaps, Monthly Meetings, Speakers  Comments Closed