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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

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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

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May 2019: Carl Stevens presents

Social time We had quite a buzz of activity during our half hour of social time: Enjoying refreshments – many thanks to the hospitality committee. Browsing the information table – many thanks to Debbie for her huge efforts setting it … Continue reading

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April 2019: Busting UFOs

Social time We had lots of fun at our April meeting. MJ had “hidden” plastic Easter eggs throughout the room and members and guests were encouraged to collect them. Inside each egg was a candy treat and a number for … Continue reading

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March 2019: HissyFitz presents

Social time Prior to the start of the meeting, members and guests mingled and visited while also enjoying the following: Our new “member information” table – thanks to Debbie for setting it up and providing great supplies and printed materials … Continue reading

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February 2019: Quilts from the Mill

Judi Bastion presents For our February meeting, we welcomed Judi Bastion who shared pieces from Quilts from the Mill – her fourth series. She described a series as a set of quilts with something in common – a series could be based … Continue reading

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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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