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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

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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

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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

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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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