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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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August: Susan D. Owenby

Guest speaker What a fun meeting! We welcomed Susan D. Owenby as our presenter as well as many guests who joined us from the Alamance PieceMakers guild. Susan shared many beautiful pieces with us and framed her talk around a diagram … Continue reading

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June: Janice Pope Trunk Show

Learning from Janice At our June meeting we welcomed Janice Pope from Raleigh and enjoyed her presentation about her journey as a quilter. She shared beautiful quilts and the stories behind them. Many of her quilts were created using patterns she’s … Continue reading

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April: Fifteen degrees of beauty

Dresden fan blocks presentation Tonight’s featured program was presented by Vernett who explained how to use a 15 degree ruler to create Dresden Fan blocks (see related posts at bottom of linked post). Vernett provided written instructions for creating two width-of-fabric strip … Continue reading

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