July 21, 2015: Community Service Night
We will be working on the tying of Community Service quilts that have been made during the year. If you are in the process of making a machine made Community Service quilt and would like to continue working on it at the meeting, you are more than welcome to bring it and your machine.
July 22, 2015: Mini Workshop
VANISHING PINWHEEL BLOCK
Presented by KJ Chase
- Sewing machine in good working order
- Cutting mat, rotatory cutter, pins
- Design board (optional)
- KJ uses two layer cakes (10 x 10 squares), however, you can make this project with any size squares. Charm squares can get a bit thick in the seems. You should have a least two separate colors and yardage is good also, you will just have to cut your individual squares before or in class.
August 18, 2015: Flea Market Night
Purchase a table or two and bring all of your most treasured items that you would like to sell to your fellow members. Remember that an unwanted item by you is a treasure to someone else. Also, now that you have more room in your sewing room you to can purchase priceless treasures to fill the areas.
September 15, 2015: General Meeting
Speaker: Jessica Darlin "Color Party"
Lecture Description: Jessica is a new member of our guild. She is recently returned to Sacramento from Texas. She does a great lecture on Color and the Modern Quilt. She is a vibrant young talent and you are going to love her enthusiasm and spirit. The word Boring is not in her vocabulary. Website: www.jessicakdarling.com
September 16, 2015: Workshop
Workshop: "Color Party"
October 20, 2015: General Meeting
Speaker: Patricia Knocechel "To Be Announced"
Lecture Description: Patricia is the sister of Eleanor Burns. They work together on new books and patterns. One of the books is Quilt in a Day. Patricia lecture will be centered around the books they write and the patterns they make. She will be bringing a number of the actual quilts that appear in the books.
October 19, 2015: Workshop
Title: Patricia Knocechel "To Be Announced"
Description: Due to the fact that Patricia only comes to No. California in the month of October each year and a colliding booking in Paradise, her lecture will be on Monday the 19th before the lecture on the following evening. It has not been determined at this time which of the patterns we will be using. As time draws closer and new patterns have been developed, we will decide on the final pattern to be used.
November 17, 2015: General Meeting
Speaker: Sandra Bruce "Material Matrix"
Lecture Description: Presently she is teaching and lecturing her technique, "Material Matrix". Her lecture showcases her work, her background, and the road that led her to this technique. Sandra has a visual presentation and a show and tell. Website: www.sandrabruce.com
November 16, 2015 (Monday): Workshop
Title: Sandra Bruce "Sew Ready"
SUPPLY LIST AND FABRIC SAMPLES: Will be distributed to attendees before the workshop.
Description: Material Matrix involves teaching a technique that allows the student to interpret a gridded photograph into fabric. The process Sandra teaches is different than other gridded photograph methods in that it involves piecing and a loose, representational style inspired by the painter, Chuck Close.
December 15, 2015: Potluck Dinner
I don't know about you, but I love a good Pot Luck! We always have a lot of yummy food and a lot of fun. We will have an ornament exchange, Secret Pal Reveal, Installation of new officers, Quilt Bingo with M and M markers, and much more. So come one, come all for a good time.
Wow! What a Year!