July 26 - Suzy Parron Workshop, Paint a Barn Quilt 12:00 p.m.
July 26 - Suzy Parron Lecture "American Barn Quilt Trail" at monthly meeting at 7:00 p.m.
At our July 26, 2018 meeting as we will be exploring a barn quilt trail presentation by the author of two books , Suzi Parron at 7PM at Trinity United Methodist Church in Pennsdale PA. She has published the books along with Donna Sue Groves who started putting quilts on barns in 2001 in Adams County, Ohio. These quilts are now in more than 40 states and Canada. There are a few trails in our local area of Muncy and Wyalusing PA.
If you would like more information about Suzi or how to get a quilt trail started, there is a very nice article in American Patchwork & Quilting - Issue 152 for June 2018 or purchase either of her books - Barn Quilts & the American Trail Movement published February 2012 or Following the Barn Quilt Trail published April 2016.
Suzi will also be offering a workshop to paint a 2' X 2' wooden quilt that could adorn your property for just $45 (guild members) and if you are a non-guild member, the price will be $50. This fee must be paid by June 28 to keep your place. You could choose your own pattern or use one of hers. She provides a primed board, paint and brushes.
Our Thursday July 26 workshop is full and we have added a Friday, July 27 workshop at 10 AM. A sign up sheet will be available at the June meeting.
Aug 16, 2018 Ann Shobert - A new pattern brought to us from Ann, called Cactus Wreath
Aug 18, Saturday workshop, 9 am - 3 pm Ann Shobert, Cactus Wreath Quilt - This is a new pattern that uses 2 1/2 inch strips. More information will follow. Sign up will be available at the June meeting. (see photo below)
Deb Tucker's "Studio 180" Design Rulers
September 28, 2018 - FRIDAY change in date, monthly meeting. Three certified instructors of Deb Tucker's Design Rulers, Heidi Chase, Kathy Webb and Ellen Cicak, owners of Running With Scissors Quilters of Owego, NY and Doylestown, PA, will present a demonstration of various rulers.
September 29, 2018 - Saturday Workshop of "Love Links" quilt pattern made with interlocking chevrons. A difficult looking design is made easy using the flying geese "Wing Clipper" ruler, making this a quick and easy quilt to master. The cost of the workshop is $15.00 per member plus the pattern fee. A wing clipper ruler is required and can be purchase before the workshop or from the instructors. 10am to 3 pm. A materials list will be distributed.
Sign up begins at the July meeting. Check out the web page for the girls at
Ann Shobert (of the Hoover Bernia quilt shop) will be conducting a workshop of her new Cactus Wreath quilt on Saturday August 18, 2018, 10am to 3 pm. This is a new design that uses 2 ½ inch strips. Bring along your sewing machine and normal sewing notions. You may order a lunch from a local restaurant or bring your own lunch.
Ann will have patterns to sell at the August 16, 2018, meeting or you may purchase the pattern on your own.
Unless otherwise noted, our Saturday workshops are held at: Pennsdale United Methodist Church, 658 Village Road, Pennsdale, PA 17756 (across from the Country Store), and typically run 10AM - 3 PM.
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