Quilters United in Learning Together

Q.U.I.L.T., Inc.

Workshop Information

Workshop Policies

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.

Workshop Coordinators:  

Workshops and Supply Lists

Supply lists will be added as available.

October, 2019


TLC Medallion Quilt - October 10, 9:30-3:30 (supply list)  

This workshop will focus on learning to use The Learning Curve Ruler. In addition to the $45.00 workshop fee the ruler will be available for $15.95 (or bring the one you have or borrowed from a friend).  The pattern for the border is $4.00.    

Fearless Fabric Selection - Oct. 11, 12:30-3:30 (supply list)

This workshop will help you develop an eye for fabric combinations that work. Give yourself permission and time to develop your design abilities. It takes practice. Learn some tricks and techniques to use at home to hone those skills. 

November, 2019

Jane Sassaman (supply list for both workshops)

Nov. 7, 9:30-3:30 - Pattern Play

This workshop will explore many classic and nontraditional ways of applying pattern. We will examine historic ornament and decorative design. We will do several design exercises on paper that will evolve into a unique fiber project. This workshop strives to stimulate new ways to add energy and excitement to your work with surface decoration. It will also supply you with a collection of unique designs to apply to your surface design or fiber art. 

Nov. 8, 12:30-3:30 - Leaf Sampler 

In this workshop we will make a simple sampler using a repeated leaf appliqué, but by changing the finishing embroidery stitches each leaf takes on different personalities and attitudes. 

April, 2020  (Please note date changes.)

Amy Friend (https://duringquiettime.com/)

April 16, 9:30-3:30 - Intentional Large-Scale Paper Piecing-Magic Spark (supply list)

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. 

Magic Spark

April 17, 12:30-3:30 - Modern Selvage Quilts - Selvage Whirlwind (supply list)

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)

May, 2020

Sheri Cifaldi-Morrill  (http://www.wholecirclestudio.com/)

May 7, 9:30-3:30 - Hawaiian Inspired Appliqué (supply list) 

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

May 8, 12:30-3:30 - Dragonfly Dance (supply list)
Note: Purchase the pattern for Dragonfly Dance BEFORE the workshop.

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.

Dragonfly Dance