February 14, 2018
Kelly Warner spoke to members about Volunteer opportunities through Asera Care. If you are interested in sharing your love of quilting, please call Kelly at 610-321-2701
Maureen Ciemian – Quick Curve Ruler
See what this amazing ruler can do – cut quick and sew without pins.
Cheryl Lynch – Quilting and Artsy Apps
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Kelly Meanix – Paper Piecing
A quick and accurate way to piece a block with angles.
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Lee Paylor – Dimensional Bowtie
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Charity Sew-In, January 10
Judy Smith was the winner of the Quilter’s Planner donated by The Quilter’s Planner and Leslie O’Brien. Proceeds from the drawing, $100.00 will be donated to “Cases for Smiles.” Congratulations, Judy!
Pictures from our 2018 Charity Sew-In
Pictures from 2017 Members’ Holiday Brunch and Quilto!
November 8th – Melissa Sobotka
Melissa began art quilting in 2007 as an experiment, with no training in quilting; just her love of sewing and a background in art.
Melissa shared her story in “My Quilting Adventure”.
You can read more about Melissa by visiting her website:
October 11th – Thomas Knauer
Tom’s lecture was called “The Meaning of Things: The Importance of Quilts in an Era of Excess.” His lecture included a slide show demonstrating his progression from abstraction to activism; moving from making forms to translating the world into quilts.
You can read more about Thomas by visiting his website:
September 13 – Nancy Mahoney
In this informal and light-hearted presentation, Nancy shared more than 50 scraps quilts, including vintage quilts from her collection. She shared how her love of vintage quilts has influenced her approach to quiltmaking. Nancy shared tips for making stunning scrap quilts and expanding your thoughts about making scrap quilts.
You can read more about Nancy by visiting her website: http://www.nancymahoney.com/aboutnancy.html
August 9th – Linda Poole
Linda M. Poole lives in a beautiful region on the outskirts of the Pocono Mountains, in Milford, Pennsylvania, overlooking the Delaware River. She has taught throughout the United States and internationally, across Europe, Asia, and French Polynesia. She has developed a new approach to applique called Painted Applique. Her lecture took us to Turkey. She shared her travels, her inspiration – Turkish tile and design – and the books and quilts inspired by them.
You can read more about Linda by visiting her website: www.lindampoole.com
July 12 – Melissa Averinos
Melissa Averinos paints, makes quilts, designs fabric, and writes craft books. She won a Judge’s Choice Award at QuiltCon 2015 for her quilt ‘face #1’ and won Best In Show at QuiltCon 2016 for her quilt ‘My Brother’s Jeans’. Melissa loves Atomic Fireballs, pie, unicorns, rust, gardening, yoga, thrift shopping, sad songs and summertime. Melissa is an imperfectionist, a hugger and a good listener. She lives on Cape Cod with her Adorable Husband Stuart and their two golden retrievers.
You can read more about Melissa by visiting her website: www.MelissaAverinos.com