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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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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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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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February 2018: Keep those machines happy

Guest speaker For our February membership meeting, we welcomed Adam Ard who repairs sewing machines for Studio Stitch in Greensboro. Adam shared tips about sewing machine maintenance and techniques to keep your machine clean and running smoothly. He discussed routine steps we should take … Continue reading

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November: Vernett’s trunk show

Taking care of business Miranda discussed our current raffle quilt – please SELL more tickets, turn in money for ones you’ve sold, and return tickets you haven’t/won’t sell. She reminded everyone to sign up to help with the traveling quilt … Continue reading

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October: Lisa Alley

Guest speaker We welcomed Lisa Alley of Bear Hug Quiltworks who shared her beautiful quilts and stories about them. A civil engineer, still licensed, but not practicing because she was miserable in that line of work, Lisa has been quilting … Continue reading

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