Helping One Another Blend Art and Tradition
Helping One Another Blend Art and Tradition Genesee Valley Quilt Club © 2017
Genesee Valley Quilt Club, Inc. Founded January 1936
2018-2019 Workshop Information Workshop fee: $55 member, $65 non-member (for most workshops).  Registration is open for non-members for the fall 2018 workshops.  “As a club, we are so lucky to be able to attract top-notch quilt instructors.  Consider registering for a class that takes you out of your comfort zone.  You won’t regret it.”  Donna Schalge, President
Cheryl   See ,   Friday,   September   28,   2018   (The   day   is   divided   into   two   sessions,   kit purchase required for each session.) English Paper Piecing , morning session Whether   you   are   new   to   English   Paper   Piecing   (EPP)    or   have used   this   technique   for   years,   you   will   learn   something   new in    this    workshop.    It    is    packed    with    information    on    FIVE different    techniques    and    many    variations    of    EPP.    Using Grandmother’s   Flower   Garden   as   the   project,   student   will learn   all   of   the   techniques   and   tools   needed   to   decide   which method   they   prefer   and   which   technique   is   most   suitable. Some   of   the   unique   samples   shown   in   class   will   be   sure   to inspire   a   new   quilting   project.   There   is   a   small   kit   fee   for students to take this class. Supply list for both Friday sessions. Jewel Bowl , afternoon session In   this   workshop   students   will   be   making   a   Jewel   Bowl    using   3/4" Paper   Pieces,   fusible   web   and   English   Paper   Piecing   techniques. The Jewel Bowl measures 2" X 2" X 2". At   the   end   of   the   workshop   students   will   have   a   finished   (or nearly   finished)   bowl   and   have   learned   the   basic   technique   to make   it   in   various   shapes   and   sizes.      These   bowls   are   addictive   to make and make great gifts. There   will   be   a   small   kit   fee   to   make   the   Jewel   Bowl   (students choose   kit   with   or   without   fabric).   The   book,   Not   Just   Hexies   is not    necessary    for    the    workshop    but    will    be    available    for purchase. Supply list for both Friday sessions. Cheryl See, Super Hexie Daisy Table Topper , Saturday, September 29, 2018 In   this   workshop   students   will   learn   a   unique   way   to   applique   circles    and   ovals   to   make   Hexie   Daisy ™   flowers   that   are   NOT   your   Grandmother's   flower   garden!   We   will applique   Hexie   Daisy   ™   flowers   on   3/4"   or   1"   Paper   Piece   hexagons and   then   stuff   them   to   make   them   stand   out   against   a   watercolor hexie   background.   Make   one   to   learn   the   technique   or   several   to make   a   runner   or   a   wall   hanging.   Still   can't   get   enough?   You   are   now have acquired the skills necessary to go on to larger pieces. Students may choose from a 3/4" or 1" kit. Saturday Supply list Cheryl See website E lly Levie ,  Weave a Quilt with Me!   Friday, October 12, 2018 NO   SEWING   MACHINES   needed,    only   a   spirit   of   adventure!   In   this   playful   workshop,   you’ll   create artful   weavings   of   fabric   strips   and   ribbons,   audition   sequences   and   arrange   blocks   in   a   row   to make   a   Skinny   quilt/table   runner,   wall   hanging   or   other   project.   Along   the   way,   I'll   help   you   develop a   sense   of   design   and   composition,   value   and   color,   movement   and   shape,   balance   and   rhythm   to kick   your   artistry   up   several   notches.   I'll   share   lots   of   materials   and   tips   on   quick   and   easy   ways   to sandwich,     quilt,     and     finish     the edges    of    your    tapestry    after    you get home. Friday Supply List Elly       Levie,        Stretch       Your Creativity, Saturday,   October 13, 2018 Discover   the   quilt   designer   and   home   decorator   in   YOU!   This   is   a   design   class   that   will   give   you   the confidence   to   create   your   own   original   designs.   Make   a   seasonal   room   accent,   or   the   perfect   gift for that upcoming anniversary or housewarming! First,   using   a   classic   quilt   block   as   an   inspiration,   you   will   “stretch”   or   skew   it   to design   an   original   table   runner   or   skinny   quilt.   I'll   help   you   choose   the   perfect mix   of   fabrics   for   your   design   and   customize   it   to   fit   your   table,   color   scheme, room style. Saturday Supply List Elly Levie website Sue Donovan , Fall Migration , Friday, November 9, 2018, (members only) Supply List Beth    Kelly,     Fall    Migration ,    Friday,    November    9,    2018    (members only ) Supply List J anet Root, Spring Fling - Mystery Quilt , Friday, February 15, 2019, (members only) Supply List (available soon) Andrea Brokenshire , Friday, March 15, 2019 (the day is divided into three sessions) Snippet Confetti Background, Friday morning Come play with fabric and lear n my technique for this highly textured background.   Introduction    to    Unmarked    Free    Motion    Quilting    on    a Domestic / Sitdown Machine,   Friday afternoon The   goal   of   this   class   is   to   have   fun   and   get   the   students   comfortable moving   fabric   under   the   needle.   We   work   on   strategies   to   give   the   best stitch   quality   including   thread   choices,   needles,   tension,   thread   delivery systems,    and    machine    setup.        Students    will    be    introduced    to    a minimum    of    6    all    over    quilting    designs    to    get    started    free    motion quilting. Intermediate, Unmarked, Free-Motion Machine Quilting,  Friday afternoon As    a    follow-up    class    to    the    Introduction    class,    I    will    introduce    a minimum   of   12   additional   quilting   designs.   This   is   mainly   a   stitching class,   I   will   lightly   go   over   the   basic   information   but   most   of   the   time   in class will be learning the 12 fill designs Friday supply list Andrea      Brokenshire,      Painted      Applique      Coneflower , Saturday, March 16, 2019 Painted   Appilque-Coneflower   (kit   fee:   $40.00)   
I   will   be   teaching   my   techniques   on   how   to   paint   on silk. It is open to everyone and will be a fun day of creativity. This is a painting class, no sewing. Saturday Supply list Andrea Brokenshire website Mark Sherman , Remarkable Stained Glass, Friday,  April 12, 2019 “What   I   discovered   over   the   years   is   that   hand   dyed   fabric   and   stained   glass   have   so   much   in common.   Beautiful   colors,   striations   and   mottling   are   present   in   both.   This   makes   it   so   easy   to create   stained   glass   quilts   using   fabric.   I   have   been   studying   Stained   Glass   Windows   for   over   20 years,   enough   to   understand   how   they   are   actually   made.   Remarkable   Stained   Glass   Quilts   are   not made   using   bias   tape;   that’s   not   how   Stained   Glass   Windows   are   created.   I   suggest   you   look   at   my quilt   Wisteria,   part   of   the   permanent   collection   of   The   National   Quilt   Museum,   as   proof   of   what   I am    saying.    You    will    be    learning    the    same    exact method   I   used   to   make   this   gorgeous   quilt.   You will     hand     draw     your     own     pattern     using     my photograph   in   this   class   but   at   the   same   time   you will   learn   how   you   could   easily   do   this   same   thing using   your   very   own   photo.   You   will   create   a   piece of   art   for   hanging   on   your   wall   at   home   that   you can    be    proud    of.    I    will    give    you    a    choice    of completing   your   project   in   whichever   method   of applique   you   would   like   to   use.   (Obviously   I   hope you   will   choose   my   Remarkable   Hand   Applique   By Machine method!)” There   is   a   mandatory   $40.00   kit   fee   (payable   in class).The    kit    includes    original    colored    picture, artist   paper,   chacopen   blue   with   eraser   and   other materials needed to complete your project. Friday Supply List Mark     Sherman,     Remarkable     Machine Trapunto   for   th e   Timid   Quilter,   Saturday, April 13, 2019 Just   imagine   turning   your   quilt   into   a   3D   piece   of   art.   Quilting   is   the   only   art   form   that   can   do   this from   within.   Whether   you   are   a   brand   new   quilter   or   someone   who   is   experienced,   this   class   is perfect   for   both.   I   take   all   of   the   fear   out   of   quilting   using   an   open   toe   walking   foot   and   your   own home   sewing   machine.   No   free   motion   quilting   experience   is   necessary.   Once   you   see   how   easy my   method   is   you   will   use   it   over   and   over   again   to   impress   family,   friends   or   possibly   even   judges in a quilt show! There    is    a    mandatory    kit    fee    of    $45.00    (payable    in    class)    which    includes    batting,    lifetime guaranteed   special   scissors   that   you   will   need   to   trim   your   wool,   Chacopen   blue   with   eraser, butterfly pattern, written instructions. Saturday Supply List Mark Sherman website Gift Gallery Sew-In, Friday, May 10, 2019 Information TBA
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Helping One Another Blend Art and Tradition Genesee Valley Quilt Club ©2017
Helping One Another Blend Art and Tradition
Genesee Valley Quilt Club, Inc. Founded January 1936
2018-2019 Workshop Information Workshop fee: $55 member, $65 non- member (for most workshops).  Registration is open for non-members for the fall 2018 workshops.  “As a club, we are so lucky to be able to attract top-notch quilt instructors.  Consider registering for a class that takes you out of your comfort zone.  You won’t regret it.”  Donna Schalge, President
Cheryl   See ,   Friday,   September   28,   2018   (The   day   is divided    into    two    sessions,    kit    purchase    required    for each session.) English Paper Piecing , morning session Whether   you   are   new   to English     Paper     Piecing (EPP)    or   have   used   this technique   for   years,   you will      learn      something new   in   this   workshop.   It is            packed            with information       on       FIVE different          techniques and   many   variations   of EPP.                            Using Grandmother’s       Flower Garden   as   the   project,   student   will   learn   all   of   the   techniques and   tools   needed   to   decide   which   method   they   prefer   and which   technique   is   most   suitable.   Some   of   the   unique   samples shown   in   class   will   be   sure   to   inspire   a   new   quilting   project. There is a small kit fee for students to take this class. Supply list for both Friday sessions. Jewel Bowl , afternoon session In   this   workshop   students   will be   making   a   Jewel   Bowl    using 3/4"   Paper   Pieces,   fusible   web and     English     Paper     Piecing techniques.    The    Jewel    Bowl measures 2" X 2" X 2". At   the   end   of   the   workshop students   will   have   a   finished (or   nearly   finished)   bowl   and have       learned       the       basic technique      to      make      it      in various     shapes     and     sizes.       These   bowls   are   addictive   to make and make great gifts. There   will   be   a   small   kit   fee   to   make   the   Jewel   Bowl   (students choose   kit   with   or   without   fabric).   The   book,   Not   Just   Hexies   is not    necessary    for    the    workshop    but    will    be    available    for purchase. Supply list for both Friday sessions. Cheryl     See,     Super     Hexie     Daisy     Table     Topper , Saturday, September 29, 2018 In   this   workshop   students   will   learn   a   unique   way   to   applique circles     and    ovals    to    make    Hexie Daisy   ™   flowers   that   are   NOT   your Grandmother's   flower   garden!   We will      applique      Hexie      Daisy      flowers   on   3/4"   or   1"   Paper   Piece hexagons   and   then   stuff   them   to make    them    stand    out    against    a watercolor       hexie       background. Make   one   to   learn   the   technique or   several   to   make   a   runner   or   a wall      hanging.      Still      can't      get enough?      You      are      now      have acquired   the   skills   necessary   to   go on to larger pieces. Students may choose from a 3/4" or 1" kit. Saturday Supply list Cheryl See website E lly   Levie ,    Weave   a   Quilt   with   Me!      Friday,   October 12, 2018 NO   SEWING   MACHINES   needed,    only   a   spirit   of   adventure!   In this   playful   workshop,   you’ll   create   artful   weavings   of   fabric strips   and   ribbons,   audition   sequences   and   arrange   blocks   in   a row   to   make   a   Skinny   quilt/table   runner,   wall   hanging   or   other project.   Along   the   way,   I'll   help   you   develop   a   sense   of   design and    composition,    value    and    color,    movement    and    shape, balance   and   rhythm   to   kick   your   artistry   up   several   notches.   I'll share   lots   of   materials   and   tips   on   quick   and   easy   ways   to sandwich,   quilt,   and   finish   the   edges   of   your   tapestry   after   you get home. Friday Supply List Elly   Levie,    Stretch   Your   Creativity, Saturday,   October 13, 2018 Discover    the    quilt    designer    and    home decorator   in   YOU!   This   is   a   design   class that   will   give   you   the   confidence   to   create your     own     original     designs.     Make     a seasonal   room   accent,   or   the   perfect   gift for      that      upcoming      anniversary      or housewarming! First,    using    a    classic    quilt    block    as    an inspiration,   you   will   “stretch”   or   skew   it   to design   an   original   table   runner   or   skinny quilt.   I'll   help   you   choose   the   perfect   mix of   fabrics   for   your   design   and   customize   it   to   fit   your   table, color scheme, room style. Saturday Supply List Elly Levie website Sue   Donovan ,   Fall   Migration ,   Friday, November 9, 2018, (members only) Supply List Beth     Kelly,      Fall     Migration ,     Friday, November 9, 2018 (members only ) Supply List J anet     Root,     Spring     Fling     -     Mystery Quilt ,      Friday,      February      15,      2019, (members only) Supply List (available soon) Andrea   Brokenshire ,   Friday,   March   15,   2019   (the   day is divided into three sessions) Snippet Confetti Background, Friday morning Come    play    with    fabric    and    lear n my      technique      for      this      highly textured background.   Introduction    to    Unmarked Free   Motion   Quilting   on   a Domestic         /         Sitdown Machine,   Friday afternoon The   goal   of   this   class   is   to   have fun      and      get      the      students comfortable       moving       fabric under   the   needle.   We   work   on strategies    to    give    the    best    stitch    quality    including    thread choices,     needles,     tension,     thread     delivery     systems,     and machine   setup.      Students   will   be   introduced   to   a   minimum   of   6 all over quilting designs to get started free motion quilting. Intermediate, Unmarked, Free-Motion Machine Quilting, Friday afternoon As    a    follow-up    class    to    the Introduction       class,       I       will introduce    a    minimum    of    12 additional       quilting       designs. This   is   mainly   a   stitching   class,   I will    lightly    go    over    the    basic information    but    most    of    the time in class will be learning the 12 fill designs Friday supply list Andrea   Brokenshire,   Painted   Applique   Coneflower , Saturday, March 16, 2019 Painted     Appilque-Coneflower (kit     fee:     $40.00)     
I     will     be teaching     my     techniques     on how   to   paint   on   silk.   It   is   open to   everyone   and   will   be   a   fun day     of     creativity.     This     is     a painting class, no sewing. Saturday Supply list Andrea Brokenshire website Mark   Sherman ,   Remarkable   Stained   Glass,   Friday,   April 12, 2019 “What   I   discovered   over   the   years   is   that   hand   dyed   fabric   and stained    glass    have    so    much    in    common.    Beautiful    colors, striations   and   mottling   are   present   in   both.   This   makes   it   so easy   to   create   stained   glass   quilts   using   fabric.   I   have   been studying   Stained   Glass   Windows   for   over   20   years,   enough   to understand    how they   are   actually m      a      d      e      .        R   e   m   a   r   k   a   b   l   e     Stained         Glass Quilts      are      not made   using   bias tape;    that’s    not how           Stained Glass      Windows are      created.      I suggest   you   look at        my        quilt Wisteria,    part    of    the    permanent    collection    of    The    National Quilt    Museum,    as    proof    of    what    I    am    saying.    You    will    be learning   the   same   exact   method   I   used   to   make   this   gorgeous quilt.     You     will     hand     draw     your     own     pattern     using     my photograph   in   this   class   but   at   the   same   time   you   will   learn how   you   could   easily   do   this   same   thing   using   your   very   own photo.   You   will   create   a   piece   of   art   for   hanging   on   your   wall   at home   that   you   can   be   proud   of.   I   will   give   you   a   choice   of completing   your   project   in   whichever   method   of   applique   you would    like    to    use.    (Obviously    I    hope    you    will    choose    my Remarkable Hand Applique By Machine method!)” There   is   a   mandatory   $40.00   kit   fee   (payable   in   class).The   kit includes   original   colored   picture,   artist   paper,   chacopen   blue with    eraser    and    other    materials    needed    to    complete    your project. Friday Supply List Mark   Sherman,   Remarkable   Machine   Trapunto   for th e Timid Quilter, Saturday, April 13, 2019 Just   imagine   turning   your   quilt   into   a   3D   piece   of   art.   Quilting   is the   only   art   form   that   can   do   this   from   within.   Whether   you are   a   brand   new   quilter   or   someone   who   is   experienced,   this class   is   perfect   for   both.   I   take   all   of   the   fear   out   of   quilting using   an   open   toe   walking   foot   and   your   own   home   sewing machine.    No    free    motion quilting        experience        is necessary.    Once    you    see how    easy    my    method    is you    will    use    it    over    and over      again      to      impress family,    friends    or    possibly even judges in a quilt show! There    is    a    mandatory    kit fee    of    $45.00    (payable    in class)         which         includes batting,                        lifetime guaranteed   special   scissors that   you   will   need   to   trim your    wool,    Chacopen    blue    with    eraser,    butterfly    pattern, written instructions. Saturday Supply List Mark Sherman website Gift Gallery Sew-In, Friday, May 10, 2019 Information TBA
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