Quilters' Guild of East Texas
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Last updated: 5 January 2020
Meets immediately after the Guild meeting
PROGRAMS AND WORKSHOPS
January 9 & 10, 2020
Jennifer Rapacki, jenniferrapacki.com
Program: Creativity Unleashed: Modern Technology for Quilters
Workshop: Computer Skills, EQ8, FraxHD, Photoshop Elements.
Jennifer is a certified EQ8 instructor. Learn to use your computer to design your own quilts. This workshop will cover mostly EQ8, but Jennifer is also going to introduce us to some other creative software tools that can be used to design quilts and fabrics. You will not need to purchase EQ8 for this workshop. You will download a demo copy that can be used for the purpose of taking the workshop.
February 13 & 14, 2020
Nancy Mahoney, nancymahoney.com.
Featured Artist, McCall's, Quiltmaker, Fons and Porter to name a few!!
Program: Scrap Quilts Trunk Show
Workshop: Dot to Dot Quilt.
This charming little quilt is one of Nancy's most popular designs. Class time begins with using strip piecing techniques to make the patchwork blocks. Then we'll shift our focus to easy invisible machine appliqué techniques. You'll receive tips for sewing accurate patchwork and all aspects of invisible machine appliqué. Learn how to use your sewing machine to achieve finished appliqués that look hand stitched. Pattern included for each student. To see the quilt and connect to the supply list, click on this link: http://nancymahoney.com/workshops.html
March 12, 2020
Jackie Ruffing,NSDARs Museum Quilts
Jackie, a member of the NSDAR and QGET,and a former Museum Docent, she will share the collection of quilts that are owned by the NSDAR Museum through the NSDARs PowerPoint program.
We always have exciting programs with nationally known speakers and talented teachers. Please contact our 2nd Vice President for more information.
QGET is proud to be able to provide Tyler quilters with programs and workshops taught by many nationally renowned quilters. Our speakers are authors, quilt pattern designers, fabric dyers and nationally recognized instructors. Many have produced award winning quilts at some of the most prestigious quilt shows in the United States.
Programs are offered the second Thursday of each month following the QGET business meeting at First Christian Church, Tyler. There is no charge to attend a program.
Workshops vary in length from 1/2 day to a full day. They are held on the second Friday of the month. Full day workshops are generally $40 for members who sign up in advance and $45 for members who sign up at the meeting on Thursday just prior to the workshop. Cost may vary with the length of the workshop. Workshops begin at 9am. Participants are encouraged to arrive by 8:30 to set up machines and supplies if necessary. Workshops are in the workshop room at First Christian Church, Tyler.
Participants in full day workshops are responsible for either bringing their lunch or obtaining lunch at a nearby restaurant.
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