IMPORTANT NOTICE: In keeping with NYS remaining "On Pause", our June guild meeting has been canceled. Sheri Cifaldi-Morrill has been rescheduled for fall, 2021. We look forward to seeing everyone in September.
Complete the workshop registration form (also available to members in the Newsletter).
Make check payable to Q.U.I.L.T., Inc. Include a Self-Addressed, Stamped Envelope (SASE).
A list of materials and supplies, if needed, will be sent to you in your SASE. If the workshop is filled, you will be put on a waiting list and your check will not be deposited until you are accepted in the workshop.
Refunds for cancellations will only be made if your place can be filled from a waiting list or you can find a substitute. Workshop and waiting list policies are in the Q.U.I.L.T., Inc.'s Members' Guide.
Please wear your name tag and enjoy the workshop.
Supply lists will be added as available.
Magic Spark serves as a great introduction to modern, large scale paper piecing. Paper piecing with larger pieces of fabric is in many ways more difficult than paper piecing with small pieces that are more easily handled. Learn some new tricks to make large scale paper piecing work while also learning to place your fabric intentionally to enhance the pattern design. Explore various layouts for a unique quilt top.Please note that, for your convenience, the supply list includes fabric requirements for making one "spark" from four block parts for class participation, as well as fabric requirements for completing the full pattern.
Modern Selvage Quilts - Selvage Whirlwind (supply list) Postponed until Fall 2021
Have you been saving those precious selvages for ages but aren't quite sure what to do with them? Selvage Whirlwind is a fun modern quilt that make use of a wide range of colored selvages from your collection. Learn how best to collect selvages, what makes a selvage design work, and create several selvage blocks sharing selvages with your classmates so you have a wide range of colors.
Selvage Whirlwind (4 blocks)
Hawaiian Inspired Appliqué (supply list) Postponed until Fall 2021
Learn how to make the Big Island Blossom block, pictured below, a modern interpretation of traditional Hawaiian quilts. In this workshop, you will learn how to prepare the applique (including folding, cutting and basting) and how to apply the motif using needle-turn applique techniques. Learn how Sheri designed the block how you can design your own templates for future projects. We'll also review quilting tips and traditional Hawaiian quilting resources. By the end of class, students will have most of the block (finished size: 32"x 32") basted and will start practicing needle-turn applique.Big Island Blossom
Improve your paper piecing skills by making the Dragonfly Dance quilt. Sheri will walk you through all of the steps while demonstrating tips and tricks for staying organized, working efficiently and achieving precise alignments. We'll also review finishing the quilt top and quilting tips. This workshop is geared towards the confident beginner/intermediate foundation paper piecer (previous foundation paper piecing experience recommended). By the end of class, most students will have some of the dragonflies complete and will have started to piece them together.