Hello to Everyone!
September’s meeting features world class landscape quilter Ann Loveless from northern Michigan. If you do not know much about Ann, you might want to take a look at her website, www.quiltsbyann.com. At her website you can see many of the different types of quilts Ann is famous for. She exhibits at many shows, and was the 2013 and 2015 first place winner of Artprize in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Ann developed three main styles of landscape quilts: Collage Quilts (which she taught to our guild several years ago), Mosaic Quilts, and Impressionistic Quilts (this year’s workshop).
Don’t miss the September meeting where you will learn about her techniques and see many of her designs. We still have a few spaces open for her workshop on Wed. Sept. 15. Just a reminder that we will have no show and tell at the September meeting. Non-members who wish to attend Ann’s lecture will be charged $10. Bring some extra money to purchase some of Ann’s goodies.
Upcoming meetings: A national speakers and teachers
In October, Sharon McConnell will join us from Color Girl Quilts to present a lecture and trunk show. Sharon creates quilt patterns, presents sewalongs, and runs her own shop. More about Sharon in my next note to the guild.
Coming in November is a lecture and trunk show by Nancy Mahoney. Nancy Mahoney will present a trunk show and teach two workshops. Her “Wild Waves” workshop is filled with a waiting list, but you can still sign up to take her “Twisted Triangles” class. Both classes are sure to be most entertaining and instructive.
December will be our traditional carry in.
Please note that all guests must pay a $10 fee per speaker to attend each meeting with the following speakers (*) listed below. Here is our upcoming schedule so far:
Sept. 14, 2021 *Ann Loveless http://www.quiltsbyann.com/contact-ann/
Lecture: “Landscape Art Quilts” No Show and Tell
Sept. 15, 2021 Workshop: “Impressionistic Art Quilts”
Oct. 12, 2021 *Color Girl Quilts: Lecture and Trunk Show.
Nov. 9, 2021 *Nancy Mahoney Trunk Show and Digital Presentation: “Two
Block Wonders”. No Show and Tell
Nov. 10, 2021 Workshops “Wild Waves” and “Twisted Triangles”
Dec. 14, 2021 Traditional December carry in and Show and Tell
Feel free to contact me and/or send suggestions for speakers: MVQGspkrs@hotmail.com
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