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
2017-2018 Workshop Information Workshop fee: $55 member, $65 non-member.  Non-member registration for fall 2017 workshops will open in August. September 8 - Pat Speth: Small Wonders In    this    workshop    students    will    have    a    choice    of    making    one    of    the following   eight   quilts :   Tillie's   Treasure   (bottom   photo),   All   That   Glitters, Butterfly   Waltz,   Star   and   Hourglass,   Star   and   Crown,   South   Dakota Star,    Flying    X    (top    photo)    and    Prairie    Gems.        (see    supply    list    for pattern photos and supplies) Once    you    start    with    these    units    you    won't    want    to    stop.    Simple sewing   and   cutting   techniques   will   turn   your   5"   squares   into   these remarkable   units   without   cutting   any   triangles   or   working   with   bias.   A handout   will   be   given   and   discussed   on   how   to   make   your   pieced border fit your quilt top. Rated: easy to intermediate, not for a beginners. Supply List September 9 - Pat Speth: Shaded Four Patch In    this    workshop    students    will    have    a    choice    of    making    one    of    the following    four    quilts :    Shaded    four    Patch,    Brave    World,    Rocky    Road    to Dublin   and   Steamboat   Springs   (photo).      (see   supply   list   for   pattern   photos and supplies) Working   with   various   fabric   combination,   students   will   turn   5"   squares   into this   versatile   unit.   Before   sewing   these   units   together,   you   will   want   to   play with   them   on   a   design   wall   (instruction   for   making   one   is   included)   to   see what   other   fabulous   quilts   you   can   design.   A   handout   will   be   given   and discussed on how to make your pieced border fit your quilt top. Rated: easy to intermediate, not for a beginner. Supply List October 13 - Bonnie Hunter: Pineapple Blossom Students    will    bring    pre-cut    2"    strips    ready    to    power    sew    into courthouse    step    type    blocks,    and    altering    them    into    pineapple blossom   blocks   by   adding   on   quick   corners.   This   method   produces bonus   corners   and   discussion   includes   various   layouts   for   the   blocks (with    or    without    sashing)    as    well    as    alternate    ideas    for    using    the bonus   corners!   Students   can   also   have   fun   swapping   strips   with   each other for more variety in their quilts. Focus on USING YOUR STASH encouraged! Supply List , Pattern Cost $5 October 14 - Bonnie Hunter: Texas Braid Bonnie   Hunter's   book   Adventures   with   Leaders   and   Enders    is   required for   this   class.      It   is   a   great   class   for   clearing   out   your   scraps   and making   something   absolutely   stunning!   Students   will   come   with   pre- cut   rectangles   and   squares,   and   may   bring   extra   for   trading   with others in the class to create a larger variety in their quilts. What   a   way   to   dig   into   your   scraps!      This   quilt   can   be   made   any   size depending   on   the   number   of   braids   you   make,   and   how   long   you make them.  The scrappier, the better! Supply List , Required purchase of Adventures with Leaders and Enders November 10 - Fall Migration - Members Only Beth Kelly: Log Cabin Improvisation Sue Donovan: Delectable Mountain Quilt Supply list not available yet. February 9, 2018 - Spring Fling - Members Only Janet Root: Mystery Quilt Description:   What?      It’s   a   mystery!      The   quilt   finishes   at   51”   x   64”,   if   you include   a   narrow   inner   border   and   a   5   ½”   outer   border.      It   is   suitable   for   a child’s quilt or a Comfort Quilt. Supply List March 9 - Lynn Harris: Intuitive Piecing with Solids When   using   solids,   the   emphasis   is   put   on   the   shape   of   each   piece   of fabric.   The   lines   and   shapes   become   the   focus   of   the   quilt   rather   than   the print   of   a   fabric.   The   mood   of   the   quilt   is   set   by   your   piecing   and   color choice, not by a style of print. Working    with    free-form,    improvisational    construction,    students    will create   their   own,   original   quilts   using   easy   to   learn   design   concepts and    techniques.    This    design    class    is    good    for    the    beginning    and advanced,   traditional   and   art   quilter.   Come   and   join   the   fun   as   Lynn shows you easy methods for creating your own original quilts. Supply List March 10 - Lynn Harris: Tiny Piecing Learn   tips   and   tricks   that   make   working   small   easier.      Lynn will   show   you   how   to   piece   tiny   stars   and   other   small   blocks as   well   how   to   do   small   scale   intuitive   piecing.   With   Lynn’s   tips for   working   small   you   will   be   able   to   add   a   bit   of   tiny   sparkle to   your   own   quilt   designs   or   make   your   own   quilt   completely from   tiny   blocks   like   he   one   seen   on   the   cover   of   Lynn’s   book, Every Last Piece . Supply List April 13 - Linda Poole: Color Me Beautiful - Painted Applique Painted Applique-Machine Appliqu e Learn   to   color,   blend,   shade,   outline,   and   paint   a   whimsical   watercolor painted    butterfly.    Linda’s    technique    eliminates    stitching    many    pieces together.   Instead,   you   create   one   piece   to   appliqué.      Linda   teaches   you   to make designer bias tape for your oval. Supply List , Kit Fee $36 April 14 - Linda Poole: “Hoot” Whole Cloth Painted Quilt Whole cloth Paintin g Learn    to    paint,    blend    and    add    whimsical    details    to    your    whole    cloth painted   quilt   top.   Learning   from   Linda,   an   experienced   painter   and   quilt instructor, on how to make your quilt a one of a kind masterpiece. It’s   a   great,   doable   and   small   enough   project   to   learn   how   to   paint   on fabric! Supply List , Kit Fee $32 May 11 & 12 (two day workshop) - Leni Wiener: Your Own Photo, Guided Tour For   this   workshop,   students   are   encouraged   to   work   on   a   photo   of   their own,    (which    they    must    email    to    Leni    ahead    of    the    workshop    for    a pattern).      Instruction   covers   color/value/print   scale;   using   the   art   quilters value   scale   card,   the   technique   step   by   step,   thread   painting   the   details and finishing options. A    $20    kit    fee     from    each    participating    student    will    cover    the    cost    of creating   a   pattern   from   their   own   photo   and   a   laminated   value   card.     Workshop    registrar    will    contact    students    with    instructions    on    how    to email   their   photos   to   Leni   two   weeks   prior   to   the   workshop   so   patterns can   be   created.      Students   may   also   choose   a   pattern   from   a   variety   of options if they do not wish to use their own photograph. Photo illustrates what can you can do from your own photo. Supply List , $20 Kit Fee
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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
2017-2018 Workshop Information Workshop fee: $55 member, $65 non- member.  Non-member registration for fall 2017 workshops will open in August. September 8 - Pat Speth: Small Wonders In    this    workshop    students    will    have    a choice   of   making   one   of   the   following eight     quilts :     Tillie's     Treasure     (bottom photo),   All   That   Glitters,   Butterfly   Waltz, Star     and     Hourglass,     Star     and     Crown, South   Dakota   Star,   Flying   X   (top   photo) and    Prairie    Gems.        (see    supply    list    for pattern photos and supplies) Once   you   start   with   these   units   you won't   want   to   stop.   Simple   sewing   and cutting    techniques    will    turn    your    5" squares    into    these    remarkable    units without      cutting      any      triangles      or working   with   bias.   A   handout   will   be given   and   discussed   on   how   to   make your pieced border fit your quilt top. Rated: easy to intermediate, not for a beginners. Supply List September 9 - Pat Speth: Shaded Four Patch In   this   workshop   students   will   have   a   choice   of   making   one of    the    following    four    quilts :    Shaded four   Patch,   Brave   World,   Rocky   Road   to Dublin   and   Steamboat   Springs   (photo).     (see   supply   list   for   pattern   photos   and supplies) Working          with          various          fabric combination,     students     will     turn     5" squares   into   this   versatile   unit.   Before sewing    these    units    together,    you    will want   to   play   with   them   on   a   design   wall (instruction   for   making   one   is   included)   to   see   what   other fabulous   quilts   you   can   design.   A   handout   will   be   given   and discussed   on   how   to   make   your   pieced   border   fit   your   quilt top. Rated: easy to intermediate, not for a beginner. Supply List October 13 - Bonnie Hunter: Pineapple Blossom Students   will   bring   pre-cut   2"   strips   ready   to   power   sew   into courthouse   step   type   blocks, and       altering       them       into pineapple   blossom   blocks   by adding   on   quick   corners.   This method       produces       bonus corners         and         discussion includes    various    layouts    for the    blocks    (with    or    without sashing)   as   well   as   alternate ideas     for     using     the     bonus corners!     Students     can     also have   fun   swapping   strips   with   each   other   for   more   variety   in their quilts. Focus on USING YOUR STASH encouraged! Supply List , Pattern Cost $5 October 14 - Bonnie Hunter: Texas Braid Bonnie   Hunter's   book   Adventures   with   Leaders   and   Enders    is required   for   this   class.      It   is   a   great   class   for   clearing   out   your scraps           and           making something               absolutely stunning!        Students        will come            with            pre-cut rectangles   and   squares,   and may   bring   extra   for   trading with   others   in   the   class   to create    a    larger    variety    in their quilts. What   a   way   to   dig   into   your   scraps!      This   quilt   can   be   made any   size   depending   on   the   number   of   braids   you   make,   and how long you make them.  The scrappier, the better! Supply    List ,    Required    purchase    of    Adventures    with    Leaders and Enders November 10 - Fall Migration - Members Only Beth Kelly: Log Cabin Improvisation Sue Donovan: Delectable Mountain Quilt Supply list not available yet. February 9, 2018 - Spring Fling - Members Only Janet Root: Mystery Quilt Description:   What?      It’s   a   mystery!      The   quilt   finishes at   51”   x   64”,   if   you   include   a   narrow   inner   border and   a   5   ½”   outer   border.      It   is   suitable   for   a   child’s quilt or a Comfort Quilt. Supply List March 9 - Lynn Harris: Intuitive Piecing with Solids When   using   solids,   the   emphasis   is   put   on   the   shape   of   each piece   of   fabric.   The   lines   and   shapes   become   the   focus   of the   quilt   rather   than   the   print   of   a   fabric.   The   mood   of   the quilt   is   set   by   your   piecing   and   color   choice,   not   by   a   style   of print. Working      with      free-form,      improvisational      construction, students   will   create   their   own,   original   quilts   using   easy   to learn   design   concepts   and   techniques.   This design   class   is   good   for   the   beginning   and advanced,   traditional   and   art   quilter.   Come and   join   the   fun   as   Lynn   shows   you   easy methods     for     creating     your     own original quilts. Supply List March 10 - Lynn Harris: Tiny Piecing Learn   tips   and   tricks   that   make   working   small   easier.      Lynn will   show   you   how   to   piece   tiny   stars   and   other   small   blocks as   well   how   to   do   small   scale   intuitive   piecing.   With   Lynn’s tips   for   working   small   you   will   be   able   to   add   a   bit   of   tiny sparkle   to   your   own   quilt   designs   or   make   your   own   quilt completely   from   tiny   blocks   like   he   one   seen   on   the   cover   of Lynn’s book, Every Last Piece . Supply List April 13 - Linda Poole: Color Me Beautiful - Painted Applique Painted Applique-Machine Appliqu e Learn   to   color,   blend,   shade,   outline,   and paint     a     whimsical     watercolor     painted     butterfly.     Linda’s technique     eliminates     stitching     many     pieces     together. Instead,   you   create   one   piece   to   appliqué.      Linda   teaches   you to make designer bias tape for your oval. Supply List , Kit Fee $36 April 14 - Linda Poole: “Hoot” Whole Cloth Painted Quilt Whole cloth Paintin g Learn    to    paint,    blend    and    add whimsical    details    to    your    whole cloth   painted   quilt   top.   Learning from      Linda,      an      experienced painter    and    quilt    instructor,    on how   to   make   your   quilt   a   one   of   a kind masterpiece. It’s   a   great,   doable   and   small   enough   project   to   learn   how   to paint on fabric! Supply List , Kit Fee $32 May 11 & 12 (two day workshop) - Leni Wiener: Your Own Photo, Guided Tour For    this    workshop,    students    are encouraged   to   work   on   a   photo   of their   own,   (which   they   must   email to   Leni   ahead   of   the   workshop   for a     pattern).          Instruction     covers color/value/print    scale;    using    the    art    quilters    value    scale card,   the   technique   step   by   step,   thread   painting   the   details and finishing options. A   $20   kit   fee    from   each   participating   student   will   cover   the cost    of    creating    a    pattern    from    their    own    photo    and    a laminated    value    card.        Workshop    registrar    will    contact students   with   instructions   on   how   to   email   their   photos   to Leni   two   weeks   prior   to   the   workshop   so   patterns   can   be created.      Students   may   also   choose   a   pattern   from   a   variety of options if they do not wish to use their own photograph. Photo illustrates what can you can do from your own photo. Supply List , $20 Kit Fee
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