2019-2020 PROGRAM CALENDAR
September 19, 2019
Speaker: Lisa Spaulding
"How Batik Fabrics Are Made "
Lisa Spaulding owner of The Quilt Foundry will speak about how Batik Fabrics are made. All are welcome
October 17, 2019
Speaker: Jacqueline de Jonge
"Be Colourful World"
Jacqueline de Jonge, designer and international quilter. She will present a program, “Be Colourful World.” Ms de Jonge is well known for her embellished and colourful paper pieced quilts and lives in the Netherlands. She travels throughout the United States giving lectures and retreats. You don’t want to miss this program!
November 21, 2019
"Free Stash Raffle Fundraiser"
The Gathering of Quilters is pleased to announce a Free Stash Raffle Fundraiser event. Members and guests are able to purchase tickets to win various prizes. Sewing items, books, fabric and magazines are donated by members and auctioned off by President Rhonda Kistner.
January 16, 2020
Speakers: Diane McEwen-Martin and Ann Rutter
Diane McEwen-Martin and Ann Rutter from The Electric
Quilt Company will discuss EQ8 Software available for Quilters. It allows quilters to preview a computer-generated quilt, so you can see how it will look or if you like it before any material has been cut.
February 20, 2020
Speakers: Connie Buick and Collette Henry
"New Trends in Modern Sewing"
Connie Buick and Collette Henry from Lake Erie Mercantile Quilt Shop in Monroe, Michigan. They will speak on “New Trends in Modern Sewing.”
March 20, 2020
Speaker: Penny Haren
"Creative Grid Rulers"
Penny Haren, an Ohio-based nationally known quilter, consultant, author, and teacher. She also consults and writes the newsletter for Checker Distributors. She will discuss Creative Grid Rulers and how they can make a quilter’s life easier.
April 16, 2020
Speaker: Rhonda Pierce
Rhonda Pierce brings a 17-inch sewing machine needle as she travels throughout the United States. She has all the answers regarding needles, what the numbers mean, how often to change them, and why it skips stitches, etc. Rhonda will make all information about needles clear to everyone. You don’t want to miss her program.
May 21, 2020
Challenge Quilts and Fun Night
he Gathering of Quilters May 21, 2020 meeting will be the judging of the Challenge Quilts that members have made for Project Linus. Also, it will be a “Fun Night” – please bring three (3) fat quarters. It should be a really fun meeting. Hope to see you there.