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Last updated: 19 November 2019

​​​​​​​​​    PROGRAMS AND WORKSHOPS​​

   December 12, 2019

     Christmas Party, ​no workshop


    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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