We will continue to use Sign Up Genius for sign up for attendance at monthly guild programs and workshops. Your Sign Up Genius confirmation will have the Zoom link to the program or workshop. You will also receive a meeting reminder a couple of days before the meeting with the Zoom link and code to join the meeting.
February 2 – Jean Impey
We are looking forward to having Jean Impey present our program, Finding your Passion and Running with It.
Jean will discuss finding something that fascinates you, then the steps to take to uncover what is unique and special to you and your art. She will guide you to pursue your special style and look.
Jean is from San Juan Capistrano, CA and you can check out her website at www.sewjean.com
March 2 – Emily Taylor
Get ready to be impressed by Emily Taylor who will present her collage quilts at our general meeting. In the afternoon of March 2, from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm, we will be hosting a bonus workshop that will be free to our members. The afternoon workshop will be a lecture diving more into color, fabric selection and collage techniques. The general meeting and afternoon workshop will use the same Zoom link, so only one SignUp Genius registration will be required. We will take a break between our general meeting and the afternoon session that will begin at 1:00 pm.
Emily is from Sandy, UT and was recently featured on The Quilt Show on television. She was a featured quilter in Autumn 2020 Quilting Arts Magazine. You can check out Emily’s website at www.collagequilter.com.
April 6 – Krista Moser
We are excited to welcome Krista Moser as our speaker for her program titled Diamonds Are a Quilter’s Best Friend. Krista is the creative force behind The Quilted Life, check our her website at www.kristamoser.com. She is a sewing enthusiast, designer of 29 published patterns and designer of the Creative Grids 60 Degree Diamond Rulers. She has been featured in quilting magazines, published books and has hung quilts in prominent quilt shops around the country. Krista is wild about all things quilting and loves to share her passion.
April 7 – Workshop 10:30 am – 4:00 pm
Krista will join us for a Zoom workshop to make her Double Struck Star quilt. Come learn the tips and tricks for cutting and piecing diamonds, triangles and hexagons in a fast, easy and precise way. Her class will inspire confidence and equip you with new techniques. The cost of the workshop is $15. You will need to purchase the Double Struck Star pattern, Krista is discounting the downloadable pattern to $5.00 for workshop participants. You will also need the Creative Grids 60 Degree Diamond ruler. The cost of the pattern and ruler bundle is $36.50.
Please Note: Our speakers in February, March and April are national speakers and we welcome guests at the meetings for a nominal charge of $5.00. The Emily Taylor afternoon workshop will be open to BVQG members only. Guests can register by filling out a contact request on this website, http://www.bvqg.org.
Friday Schoolhouse Tips and Projects
(2nd Fridays on Facebook)
We will also continue to post Friday Schoolhouse tips and tricks on our Facebook group on the second Friday of each month.