Programs

Members and others share programs at each meeting. You can read about and see photos from recent meetings below.

Recent member meetings

March 2020: Creativity and Design - Valerie Paterson Our guest speaker for the evening was Valerie Paterson who showed us many of her quilts and talked about her inspiration for each, her design decisions, her journey with free motion quilting and embellishments. Many of her quilts … Continue reading
Feb 2020: Selvage Diva - Save those selvages For our February meeting, we welcomed selvage diva, Rosemarie Ameen who wowed us with what she can do with selvages. Originally from Canada, Rosemarie made lots of baby quilts and t-shirt quilts for co-workers as a nurse … Continue reading
January 2020 – Planning for a new year - Taking care of business Our first meeting of the year is generally about planning and getting organized for the coming year. This year it included a report from each committee chair about the work of her committee so that members … Continue reading
Holiday Party 2019 - Food and fellowship Lisa J. and her hospitality committee really outdid themselves planning a fun evening for our annual holiday party, and members did not disappoint with their holiday attire and yummy food. We were excited to have lifetime member … Continue reading
November 2019: Finding your voice - Welcoming guests We welcomed guests Hollie and her daughter Avonmare. Hollie and Avi visited our booth at the Mebane Autumn Fest, and Avi is an enthusiastic young sewer and quilter. We also welcomed Carol and Cathy from the Greensboro Modern … Continue reading
October 2019 - Debbie welcomed Sherry, a guest who came with Amy and Sue who visited with us at our booth in Mebane and decided to join as a new member. Due to a mixup with the contract and meeting date, our speaker … Continue reading
September 2019: Color Theory - Jackie Russell presents Our guest speaker tonight was artist, Jackie Russell who shared wisdom about color choices that make for successful quilts. Jackie shared a bit of her background working in various capacities as an artist, taking quilting classes, and … Continue reading
August 2019: Journey of an art quilter - What happened to my ruler? For our August meeting, we welcomed Christine Hager-Braun, an art quilter who was born in Germany and moved to Durham, NC with her husband to continue their careers as research scientists. Twenty years later, she … Continue reading
Christmas in July 2019 - As is our custom, we celebrated Christmas in July at our July member meeting, and Lisa J and her hospitality committee really outdid themselves in planning a CHARMING party for us including festive decorations, fun games with prizes, and parting … Continue reading
Ornament workshop and sew day - What fun we had today, some of us for a sew day and others to learn from teacher extraordinare, Penny as she guided folks through creating quilted star ornaments. Ornament makers included Lisa J., Debbie, Leslie, Sylvia, and her granddaughter … Continue reading