Category Archives: Programs

Nov 2018: Prepping for the longarmer

Prepping your quilt and backing for longarm quilting For tonight’s program, we welcomed member Gail Von Hoene of Stitch Meisters who shared tips on how to prepare a quilt top and backing for longarm quilting. Topics included the pros and … Continue reading

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October 2018 – 46 quilts donated!

Our president feeds us! In addition to being the evening of the president’s challenge, Sheila also surprised us with Halloween decorations and spooky foods. Thanks to Gail for additional photos of Sheila’s treats and also for supplying the ham delights … Continue reading

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Sept 2018 -Judging Quilt Shows

In the Eyes of the Judge At our September meeting, we welcomed Scott Murkin physician and Certified National Quilt Judge who shared his experiences as a quilt show judge. Philosophies of judges Scott noted there are different philosophies when it … Continue reading

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August 2018

Our scheduled speaker, Roger Winchell, cancelled at the last minute, so a call was issued via email for members to bring their favorite tools to share and demonstrate. We attended to business items before having fun with tool sharing, show … Continue reading

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Christmas in July 2018

Our July meeting is traditionally dubbed Christmas in July. The plan each July is to enjoy food, fun, and fellowship, and this year did not disappoint. Our meeting this year included several new events and many guests, and the evening … Continue reading

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June 2018: Wool Applique

Fun with wool We started the meeting with Helen sharing her love of wool appliqué. She began by telling us what we needed and where to find it. Wool is the obvious first supply, and while it can be purchased, … Continue reading

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May 2018: AccuQuilt Go!

AccuQuilt Go! Demo Our guest presenter this month was Sonya Overman, store manager of Calla Lily Quilt Shop in Greensboro. Sonya demonstrated the use of the AccuQuilt cutting system that uses dies to cut strips and shapes perfectly. Features include: … Continue reading

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