Helping One Another Blend Art and Tradition Genesee Valley Quilt Club, Copyright © 2020
Genesee Valley Quilt Club, Inc. Founded January 1936
Workshop Information Workshop fee: Member $60, Non-member $75, two day workshops $120/$150. Non-member registration for fall workshops will open August 1st. See “withdrawal from class” policy. “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

2020-2021 Workshops

September 2020

September 11: Ruth Ohol - Demystifying Borders - Design Class

Our very own award winning member, Ruth Ohol, has generously agreed to return to us for a one day workshop sharing some of the design techniques for her spectacular borders! This workshop is a design class. No sewing machine is required. The class will cover how to plan and execute border design and the discussion will revolve around pieced, appliqué and quilt design, as well as stencil use. Supply List

October 2020

October 9: Bethanne Nemesh: The Devil is in the Details

Sometimes the difference between a show quilt and an AWARD WINNING show quilt is in the details. On the judging floor, one point is often all that separates a contestant from a winner. Bethanne will share her unique finish details which have been proven winners in shows across the country in her quilts. Students will make a collection of samples that feature beaded bias applique, beaded piping, swag piping, beaded knife edge binding as well as an introduction to the use of Derwent Inktense pencils. Take your quilting to the next level with masterpiece details! www.whitearborquilting.com Class Kit ($25) Required : includes pre-quilted squares, all beads, piping, ink, and activators and handouts for the project. Supply List

October 10: Bethanne Nemesh: From Fast to Fancy: Quilting Feathers

Freehand feathers are a quilter’s best friend. They can be formal or fantastic, fast or fancy. Learn to grow your freehand feathers at your own pace with the addition of details and inserts. Based on Bethanne’s popular new book of the same title, see how even beginner feathers can grow to fancy heirloom ones with a few simple changes. Learn to match your feather to your quilt’s style, budget, and use. This class combines much of the content of two of Bethanne’s other classes, Feather Faster and Fancy Feathers, perfect for a condensed fast paced learning experience or for situations were taking the two classes isn’t reasonable. Hands on classes are suitable fo r longarm classrooms or for experienced free-motion domestic quilters. Suggested book: The Fast and the Fancy, Feathers for Freehand Quilters by Bethanne Nemesh Buy Book Now Supply List: Machine with free-motion capability

November 2020

November 13: Fall Migration with Sue Donovan & Beth Kelly

(members only at this time)

S ue’s Quilt - Sue Donovan Scrap friendly, or pick a color scheme. Must have light and dark. Other options using the same pinwheel blocks. S upply Li st Gradients - Beth Kelly Learn to create gradients of color and value using a fun, low stress technique. Solid fabrics, or ones that read as solid, will be used to flow color and add sparkle. We’ll be starting with squares but the technique can be applied to any shape. Several methods of inserting lines will also be covered. Supply List

January 2021

January 14: Demo Derby (club program at 12:00 noon)

February 2021

February 14: Spring Fling Mystery Quilt with Janet Root

Membe rs only, the project will not be announced. It is a “mystery.” Lunch provided. Do check the supply list so that you are prepared. Supply List

March 2021

March 12: Chris Wickert: Basic Skill Applique

In this one-day class directions for making templates, appliquéing (prepared edge, NOT needle turn!), beading, and quilting will be given. Special emphasis will be on making 1/8” vines. The pattern for this 14 inch floral pillow is adapted (with permission) from a design by Deborah Kemball. Class Kit ($30.00) Required: It is available for purchase directly from Chris Wickert. Please pay cash or with a check. The kit includes the pattern and all materials needed except the pillow backing, binding, and pillow form. You may also choose to buy the pattern only for $9.00. If you buy only the pattern you will need to purchase and bring your own silk fabrics and beads, as well as embroidery floss, backing, binding and pillow form. Supply List

March 13: Chris Wickert: Advanced Applique

In this appliqué class students will use either silk or cotton fabrics to make any of the blocks featured in Deborah Kemball’s pattern pack entitled Floral Abundance Quilt. Chris will use one of the blocks in the book to demonstrate the following techniques: pattern transfer techniques prepared edge (NOT needle turn!) appliqué attaching skinny stems to other skinny stems making very small ovals and circles making leaves and flower pedals with narrow points sequencing layered appliqué embroidery stitches such as detached button hole, couched running stitch, French knot echo quilting Supply List

April 2021

April 9 and 10 (2 days): Jamie Wallen: Rulers Boot Camp - A Design Class

Jamie is well known as an international Teacher and Long Arm Quilting Artist. He travels and teaches workshops as well as producing educational materials for the quilting community. Teaching is his passion and he has an enormous Internet/YouTube presence. This is a TWO DAY design class that will focus on surface design using rulers- those handy tools that surface quilters love to use but often leave quilters with a lot of anxiety. From correct ruler and template basics, use of ruler bases, hopping foot height, correct way to hold rulers, layout work, creating your own designs and so much more, this class will make you a confident surface designer and take your ruler skills to the next level! This is a Hands-On class that will include lecture, drawing. www.quiltersapothecary.com Supply List

CLASS & WORKSHOP REFUND POLICY:

1. Should a participant need to withdraw from a GVQC workshop, class, the participant must contact the Registrar by phone as soon as possible. Full refund will be made if the withdrawal is made at least 30 days prior to the workshop. 2. If a participant withdraws less than 30 days prior to the workshop the following procedure will be followed: a. If there is a waiting list, • The Registrar will notify the first person on the list and the cancelling participant. The cancelling participant will then contact the replacement to arrange financial reimbursement. b. If there is no waiting list It is the cancelling registrant’s responsibility to find a replacement and notify the Registrar when that has happened. • Financial arrangements are the responsibility of the two parties involved. c. If no replacement can be found, the Registrar must be notified and the cancelling registrant will be issued a voucher good for the amount paid for the cancelled class to be used within 6-months for another class. d. If a GVQC member has used a scholarship to take the cancelled class, the voucher will be in the amount paid for the class, minus the $50 scholarship. • Said scholarship may be used for another class within that fiscal year. 3. If it becomes necessary for GVQC to cancel a workshop, the participant will receive a refund equal to the amount they paid for the workshop.
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Workshop Cancelled
Helping One Another Blend Art and Tradition Genesee Valley Quilt Club , Copyright ©2020
Genesee Valley Quilt Club, Inc. Founded January 1936
Workshop Information Workshop fee: Member $60, Non-member $75, two day workshops $120/$150. Non-member registration for fall workshops will open August 1st. See “withdrawal from class” policy. “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

2020-2021

Workshops

September 2020

September 11: Ruth Ohol - Demystifying

Borders - Design Class

Our very own award winning member, Ruth Ohol, has generously agreed to return to us for a one day workshop sharing some of the design techniques for her spectacular borders! This workshop is a design class. No sewing machine is required. The class will cover how to plan and execute border design and the discussion will revolve around pieced, appliqué and quilt design, as well as stencil use. Supply List

October 2020

October 9: Bethanne

Nemesh: The Devil is in

the Details

Sometimes the difference between a show quilt and an AWARD WINNING show quilt is in the details. On the judging floor, one point is often all that separates a contestant from a winner. Bethanne will share her unique finish details which have been proven winners in shows across the country in her quilts. Students will make a collection of samples that feature beaded bias applique, beaded piping, swag piping, beaded knife edge binding as well as an introduction to the use of Derwent Inktense pencils. Take your quilting to the next level with masterpiece details! www.whitearborquilting.com Class Kit ($25) Required : includes pre-quilted squares, all beads, piping, ink, and activators and handouts for the project. Supply List

October 10: Bethanne Nemesh: From Fast

to Fancy: Quilting Feathers

Freehand feathers are a quilter’s best friend. They can be formal or fantastic, fast or fancy. Learn to grow your freehand feathers at your own pace with the addition of details and inserts. Based on Bethanne’s popular new book of the same title, see how even beginner feathers can grow to fancy heirloom ones with a few simple changes. Learn to match your feather to your quilt’s style, budget, and use. This class combines much of the content of two of Bethanne’s other classes, Feather Faster and Fancy Feathers, perfect for a condensed fast paced learning experience or for situations were taking the two classes isn’t reasonable. Hands on classes are suitable fo r longarm classrooms or for experienced free- motion domestic quilters. Suggested book: The Fast and the Fancy, Feathers for Freehand Quilters by Bethanne Nemesh Buy Book Now Supply List: Machine with free-motion capability

November 2020

November 13: Fall Migration

with Sue Donovan & Beth

Kelly (members only at this

time)

S ue’s Quilt - Sue Donovan Scrap friendly, or pick a color scheme. Must have light and dark. Other options using the same pinwheel blocks. S upply Li st Gradients - Beth Kelly Learn to create gradients of color and value using a fun, low stress technique. Solid fabrics, or ones that read as solid, will be used to flow color and add sparkle. We’ll be starting with squares but the technique can be applied to any shape. Several methods of inserting lines will also be covered. Supply List

January 2021

January 14: Demo Derby (club program at

12:00 noon)

February 2021

February 14: Spring Fling Mystery Quilt

with Janet Root

Membe rs only, the project will not be announced. It is a “mystery.” Lunch provided. Do check the supply list so that you are prepared. Supply List

March 2021

March 12: Chris Wickert: Basic Skill

Applique

In this one-day class directions for making templates, appliquéing (prepared edge, NOT needle turn!), beading, and quilting will be given. Special emphasis will be on making 1/8” vines. The pattern for this 14 inch floral pillow is adapted (with permission) from a design by Deborah Kemball. Class Kit ($30.00) Required: It is available for purchase directly from Chris Wickert. Please pay cash or with a check. The kit includes the pattern and all materials needed except the pillow backing, binding, and pillow form. You may also choose to buy the pattern only for $9.00. If you buy only the pattern you will need to purchase and bring your own silk fabrics and beads, as well as embroidery floss, backing, binding and pillow form. Supply List

March 13: Chris Wickert: Advanced

Applique

In this appliqué class students will use either silk or cotton fabrics to make any of the blocks featured in Deborah Kemball’s pattern pack entitled Floral Abundance Quilt. Chris will use one of the blocks in the book to demonstrate the following techniques: pattern transfer techniques prepared edge (NOT needle turn!) appliqué attaching skinny stems to other skinny stems making very small ovals and circles making leaves and flower pedals with narrow points sequencing layered appliqué embroidery stitches such as detached button hole, couched running stitch, French knot echo quilting Supply List

April 2021

April 9 and 10 (2 days): Jamie Wallen: Rulers

Boot Camp - A Design Class

Jamie is well known as an international Teacher and Long Arm Quilting Artist. He travels and teaches workshops as well as producing educational materials for the quilting community. Teaching is his passion and he has an enormous Internet/YouTube presence. This is a TWO DAY design class that will focus on surface design using rulers- those handy tools that surface quilters love to use but often leave quilters with a lot of anxiety. From correct ruler and template basics, use of ruler bases, hopping foot height, correct way to hold rulers, layout work, creating your own designs and so much more, this class will make you a confident surface designer and take your ruler skills to the next level! This is a Hands- On class that will include lecture, drawing. www.quiltersapothecary.com Supply List

CLASS & WORKSHOP REFUND POLICY:

1. Should a participant need to withdraw from a GVQC workshop, class, the participant must contact the Registrar by phone as soon as possible. Full refund will be made if the withdrawal is made at least 30 days prior to the workshop. 2. If a participant withdraws less than 30 days prior to the workshop the following procedure will be followed: a. If there is a waiting list, The Registrar will notify the first person on the list and the cancelling participant. The cancelling participant will then contact the replacement to arrange financial reimbursement. b. If there is no waiting list It is the cancelling registrant’s responsibility to find a replacement and notify the Registrar when that has happened. Financial arrangements are the responsibility of the two parties involved. c. If no replacement can be found, the Registrar must be notified and the cancelling registrant will be issued a voucher good for the amount paid for the cancelled class to be used within 6-months for another class. d. If a GVQC member has used a scholarship to take the cancelled class, the voucher will be in the amount paid for the class, minus the $50 scholarship. Said scholarship may be used for another class within that fiscal year. 3. If it becomes necessary for GVQC to cancel a workshop, the participant will receive a refund equal to the amount they paid for the workshop.
Workshop Registration Workshop Registration
Workshop Cancelled