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“Brown Bag Hustle” hosted by Ways and Means
Jan
15
6:00 PM18:00

“Brown Bag Hustle” hosted by Ways and Means

Put a hustle in your bustle!

Raid your stash! Donate your treasures to the Raffle and Silent Auction at the January Ways & Means meeting. Almost anything "goes" for Raffle items...thread, fabrics, yardage, books, patterns, kits, equipment and more. Silent Auction items are quilts, toppers, table runners, partially finished pieces, quilted garments, small quilts, pillow cases and more.

The meeting will start at 6:00pm. Drop off will begin at 5:30pm.

If you need to schedule a pick up contact Donna Fitzgerald.

Ticket prices:

6/$5 15/$12 24/$20

cash or checks only

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Speaker: Phyllis Fay
Jul
17
7:00 PM19:00

Speaker: Phyllis Fay

Come see some of the different creations that can be made using the Rapid Fire Lemoyne Star tool from Studio 180 Design. The concept is to make the basic unit slightly oversized so that you can trim it to the exact measurements you need without losing any points. 

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Speaker: Susan Cleveland
Mar
20
7:00 PM19:00

Speaker: Susan Cleveland

Location change: This meeting will be held at Faith Lutheran Church, 680 W. Deerpath Rd, Lake Forest, Illinois.

Enjoy an entertaining evening with Susan Cleveland. Her presentation, My Eclectic Quilt Pageant, will give us insight into the way she takes show pieces to new levels and adds charm to simple pieces.

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Speaker: Cheryl Sleboda
Nov
14
7:00 PM19:00

Speaker: Cheryl Sleboda

In Cheryl Sleboda's presentation, Working Weekly – “Staying Inspired” - How small quilts helped me find my artistic voice, she will share with us her year long journey of finding her artistic voice from comic books to fiber artist. She will show us how working weekly and working small can help us define our artistic visions and make us better quilters.

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Speaker: Jerry Hug
May
16
7:00 PM19:00

Speaker: Jerry Hug

Join us as retired educator and professional photographer Jerry Hug presents tips and tricks for obtaining high quality photos of our quilts. 

The program will inform us about lighting, how to edit our photos, how to share our photos on the internet and how to make good prints for our records. He will demonstrate picture taking techniques of quilts so that our quilts look as good in photos as they look in our homes.

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Speaker: Jane Reents
Nov
15
7:00 PM19:00

Speaker: Jane Reents

Join us for a special lecture and trunk show presented by our own member, Jane Reents as she shares with us her Love of Paper Piecing!

Jane Reents became a Judy Niemeyer Certified Instructor in May 2014. Jane began quilting 9 years ago. She became hooked on quiltworx.com 's paper piecing in 2010 and began to make 30 + quilts. You will see many quilts with different techniques that even a beginner can accomplish. You will hear about Jane's quilting journey and the Love of Paper Piecing.

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