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Speaker Chairperson: Susie Emmons

Workshop Chairpserson 2019: Susie Emmons

     The speakers and workshops are for you, the member.  If you have a favorite speaker, contact Vice President  and see if she can get them for 2019 or to fill in a spot this year. 
     No matter how long you have been quilting, you can always learn something new.  Workshops give us the opportunity to try a new technique and not invest a lot.  You can learn new ways to do things.  If you are new to quilting it is a great opportunity to not only learn from the workshop but from your fellow quilters.    Never stop learning!  It's also a great way to have a day of fun!

Program Speakers and Workshop Schedule for 2019

In January 15, Tina Hilton of Turtle Hand Batiks will present a trunk show and lecture about Malaysian Batiks, small batch handcrafted products featuring a variety of techniques.
February the artistry of Aprons will be presented by Kathleen Brown, a local apron historian. She will display an extensive collection of aprons, with “My Apron Story”.
Jodi Barrows will present the Square in a Square technique in her workshop and provide a trunk show and lecture at our guild meeting in March.**
April we will be visited by a local charitable group that provides fiber goods to Haiti with speaker  Jean
Axtell on Haiti embroidery They will outline their work and donations. 
AND speaker  Annie Smith, “Exploring Fabric Choices” AND Workshop with Annie Smith “Unique Project Journals”
May welcomes the Lakadaisies company with an extensive wool applique trunk show and workshop.
Maria Hall is our speaker in June. She is a longarm quilter with a vast array of techniques for creating and quilting one of a kind pieces.
July is our summer potluck and new member orien-tation.
In August we will ready ourselves for the Quilt Show and have another member garage sale! It’s sure to be a favorite!
In September, Karen Overton, The Quilt Rambler, will present a trunk show and lecture with a work-shop on Wednesday. She is a certified Deb Tucker instructor.
Our October speaker is Martha Lindberg, the Wonky Dresden House Lady. She will provide a trunk show and lecture with a workshop! This is a very popular technique with dresden shapes.
November will highlight another sew-in event, cre-ating a donation quilt - either a Quilt of Valor or
another special donation quilt.
Our Holiday Celebration takes place in December, potluck and games with fun for all!
~~Kathi Runyan


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Our Ugly Fabric Quilt Challenge Reveal  WITH our own Speakers:  the Quilt Makers PLUS Dessert
Our May meeting is a bit of a departure from our ‘normal’ meetings!
First…we will have the Ugly Quilt Fabric Challenge (UQFC) quilts on display for viewing & voting. Then each of the UQFC participants will have an opportunity to share their journey of inspiration, design, construction, embroidery, embellishments & quilting of their one-of-a-kind UQFC creation with us. Sure to be exciting…no doubt there will be much inspiration from all the talent in our guild! (A bit of laughter too, I bet!)
While the votes are being tallied…you will be served dessert and coffee (or water).
Then ta da…the winners will be announced! 

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No Workshop for May

TODAY (made out to BCQG) TO:
Susie Emmons, 3302 Queensbury Way West,
Colleyville, Texas 76034
Questions? Call Susie @ 817-832-1586
Bring a friend or two. It’s going to be tons of fun!


Sign up for those workshops! 
Call Susie Emmons 817-832-1586 or email saemmons03@yahoo.com


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