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).  If there is space in a workshop, registration for non-members will open August 1st for the fall 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 Elly 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   and   Beth   Kelly ,   Fall   Migration ,   Friday,   November   9,   2018,   (members only) Projects: TBD J anet Root, Spring Fling - Mystery Quilt , Friday, February 15, 2019, (members only) Andrea   Brokenshire ,   Friday,   March   15,   2019   (the   day   is divided into three sessions) Snippet Confetti Background, Friday morning Come    play    with    fabric    an d    learn    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    studen ts 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   ha ve   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   the   Timid   Quilter,   Saturday, April 13, 2019 Just   imagine   turning   your   quilt   into   a   3D   piece   of   art.   Quilting   i s 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).  If there is space in a workshop, registration for non- members will open August 1st for the fall 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 Elly   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   and   Beth   Kelly ,   Fall   Migration ,   Friday, November 9, 2018, (members only) Projects: TBD J anet    Root,    Spring    Fling    -    Mystery    Quilt ,    Friday, February 15, 2019, (members only) Andrea   Brokenshire ,   Friday,   March   15,   2019   (the   day is divided into three sessions) Snippet Confetti Background, Friday morning Come   play   with   fabric   an d   learn 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     studen ts 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 ha ve   so   much   in c    o    m    m    o    n    .      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 the Timid Quilter, Saturday, April 13, 2019 Just    imagine    turning    your quilt   into   a   3D   piece   of   art. Quilting   i s   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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