The Zoom link to our monthly meetings is posted on our private Facebook page for members only. SignUpGenius will continue to be used for Workshops and Zoom Sewing Bees. Check out our Facebook page for more information.
Speakers in 2022:
June 7 – Rose Parr
Rose Parr will present her lecture on Sew Smart – The Ergonomics of Healthy Quilting. Rose is from Canada holding certifications in ergonomics, holistic nutrition, arthritis pain management, home economics and personal training. No workshop will be presented.
July 5 – Brenda Gael Smith
Brenda Gael Smith will present Driven to Abstraction. Brenda Gael Smith lives and creates at the “other” Copacabana in Australia. In another life, Brenda was a corporate and regulatory lawyer and she brings these skills to her creative practice: synthesizing complex information, problem-solving, and presenting clear and elegant approaches. During the pandemic, Brenda’s studio has morphed into a virtual classroom as she works with students from all around the world. Her teaching focus is on freeform piecing, effective design, and the use of color to promote fun and encourage creative momentum.
August 9 – Jacqueline de Jonge
The 2022-2023 Program Committee is excited to announce Jacqueline de Jonge will present a program to our guild at our August 9, 2022 meeting followed by a three day workshop. To see Jacqueline’s beautiful quilts and patterns and a list of U.S. shops carrying her patterns, fabrics and kits, visit her website at www.becolourful.com
August 10, 11 and 12 – Workshop Happiness 2.0
During this three day workshop we will work on a 38″ x 38″ small wall hanging which teaches all her piecing techniques one needs to construct any of her many beautiful quilts. She is also happy to give instruction for any of her patterns that workshop participants have already purchased. The three-day Master class workshop fee is $225. Participants will be responsible for purchasing their own patterns and/or kits which can be purchased from various shops throughout the U.S. and are listed on her website.
Note: The three-day Master Class Workshop is now open to people who do not belong to Blue Valley Quilters Guild. Interested parties should contact Jan Shipman, 2022-23 BVQG Program Committee. You may make a request through this website at Contact.
September 6 – Ann Shaw – Visualizing Quilts
October 4 – Jennifer Sampou
November 8 – Kellie Wiley – Little Quilts, No Big Deal
Speakers in 2023:
January 3 – Stephanie Hackney – Hobbs
February 7 – Annual Sew Day for our Community Outreach Projects
The Blue Valley Quilters Guild reserves the February Guild meeting for a chance for Guild members to come together for the sewing of items for the Community Outreach Committee. These sewn items are then distributed to the current agency the Guild is supporting.