Kristy and Shayla Wolf of Sassafrass Lane Designs

This Mother-Daughter Team work together in their quilt pattern design business – Kristy (Mom) and Shayla (Daughter). They are on the cutting edge of contemporatry quilt design and use exciting color and shapes. Their trunk show is titled “The Journey of Sassafrass Lane Designs”. They will also present an afternoon workshop on their pattern, Diamond Detour. Shayla’s first fabric line is scheduled to arrive in shops during March. They are traveling from Washington state and Colorado for our June 5 meeting.sassafrasworkshop

Workshop:  Diamond Detour – Sassafras Lane will present their Diamond Detour Workshop following our June 5 regular guild meeting at 1:00 pm.  The fee is $20.  Be sure to purchase your pattern for Diamond Detour at the May meeting!  The pattern cost is $8, discounted 20% by Sassafras Lane.  There will be some precutting that needs to  be done prior to the workshop.  Supply lists are available from BJ Krueger.  Attendees will need a 60 degree ruler.  Hope you can participate in this workshop by a very special Mother-Daughter team.


Donna diNatale – International Quilt Study Center and Museum in Lincoln Nebraska

dinataleDonna diNatale, a local designer, author and historian, will present a special program at our July regular guild meeting.  She is presently serving on the board for International Quilt Study Center and Museum in Lincoln, Nebraska.  She will share her knowledge and enthusiasm for the IQSCM.  The program will consist of information about current and future exhibits.  She will also discuss Project Pincushion, an endeavor to bring new exhibits to the museum.


Jen Carlton Bailly – Jen will speak to us in August. She is a self-proclaimed master at curves and finds pleasure in creating quilts with secondary patterns that make you stop and wonder. Find her latest work and patterns here

Workshop – One Curve, Six blocks:onecurve
Jen will provide a workshop on One Curve, Six Blocks.  The cost is $40.  The workshop will be held on Wednesday, August 8, at 9:00 a.m. at the Village on Antioch Church.  Note:  Free paper templates are available from Nancy Taylor.  There is some pre-cutting for this workshop.  A glue stick was not on the supply list, however, you may want to bring one.  You can pre-order Jen’s five templates and receive a 25% discount and free shipping.  Contact Nancy Taylor with any questions or more information.



GiltnerNancy Giltner – Nancy will be presenting a trunk show entitled “My Stars”. She is a certified instructor with Studio 180 Design and will be showing us quilts made with Deb Tucker’s rulers and designs. She will also teach a workshop using one of Deb Tucker’s Studio 180 Design Rulers.

lovelinks2Workshop: Love Links –   Nancy will be teaching us the Love Links Quilt using Deb Tucker’s rulers.  The cost for the workshop will be $40.  The ruler is available for purchase if you do not have the Wing Clipper 1, as is the pattern.  We are so lucky to have Nancy, a certified instructor with Deb Tucker’s rulers.  If interested in attending the workshop, please contact Joan Nicholson.

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