Guild Meeting - May 3rd, at 10am (via Zoom)
Class - May 4th & 5th 9am - 12pm (via Zoom)
Board Meeting - May 6th (via Zoom)
Newsletter Deadline - May 10th
Send items to: OWQG.Newsletter@gmail.com
New Member Orientation - TBD (by invitation)
Come enjoy a fantastic zoom classroom experience! Learn lots of quilting techniques from some of the best teachers around! Come when you can, stay as long as you’d like!
This jam-packed and exciting sampler platter is sure to be a rollicking good time for everyone! Experience some of the best teachers the virtual world has to offer in this live zoom event offered by the Global Quilt Connection. An All-Star cast of 18 quilt teachers will demonstrate some of their favorite quilting techniques, showcasing a wide variety of styles and techniques. You’ll see everything from traditional to modern and art quilting techniques.
Come when you can, stay as long as you’d like, grab a cuppa and join the fun. Between each 15 minute demo we will offer short and entertaining zoom tutorials that will help you get the most out of a zoom workshop. If you haven’t yet had the opportunity to experience a live zoom class, this is your perfect risk-free opportunity to check it out. Each teacher will demonstrate her Zoomin’-awesome teaching style so you can get a good feel of how wonderful virtual classes can be.
Saturday, May 22nd, 3pm - 6pm
Catherine Redford - Walking Foot Quilting Beyond the Ditch
Trudy Cleveland - Photograph Your Quilt with a Smartphone
Natalya Khorover - Hand Stitching on Single-use Plastic
Ashli Montgomery - Storytelling Tees, pair T-shirts with Blocks
Dana Jones - Demystifying Design for Foundation Piecing
Kelly Ashton - Calculations, Cutting, and Why it Matters
Margarita Korioth - Dimensional Designs with Light Modeling Paste
Nina Clotfelter - Ruler Work on Your Domestic Machine
Sheila Frampton-Cooper - Curved Piecing and Using Monoﬁlament Thread
Sunday, May 23, 3pm - 6pm
Sandy Fitzpatrick - Fusible Appliqué with Decorative Machine Stitching
Andi Stanﬁeld - Building a Monochromatic Color Palette
Sue Sherman - Needle Turn Appliqué for Hawaiian Quilting
Ellen Lindner - How to Finish Your Quilt with a Facing
Karen Miller - Curled Feather Quilting on a Home Machine
Joyce Hughes - Thread Painting, Before and After
Lisa Shepard Stewart - Ankara Folded Hexie Blocks and Projects
Ana Buzzalino - Paintstiks on Fabric with Stencils and Rubbing Plates
Brenda Gael Smith - Piecing Freeform Banded Triangles
So how does it work?
You will receive a zoom link and a PDF from our guild, the week before the Sampler that includes written instructions to go along with each teacher’s demonstration, as well as a page with tips for making the most of live zoom workshops. If you have signed up as an individual quilter you will get the same link and PDF.
The live zoom webinar will have a 1000 person access limit at any one time but not to worry! If the webinar is full when you log in, you will be automatically directed to a YouTube livestream and won’t miss a thing! Sit back and see what a live virtual workshop has to oﬀer.
4/10/21: This just in from Sarah Goer; Sarah mentioned OWQG in her blog and displayed several examples of work completed by our members after attending her class. Check it out!
"Ask" to Reconnect Us Project - each member has been provided an 8" square piece of fabric with which to create a finished block that reflects you as a quilt maker.
We are looking for helpers to assemble the final project in the April-May timeframe. If you would like to volunteer, please send your contact info to Joan Merza at OWQGPrograms@gmail.com
Long Arm Club
If you have a Long Arm or are interested in learning more about Long Arm quilting, please
join the Long Arm Club.
We are meeting monthly (via Zoom, for now) and sharing tips, techniques and ideas. Each month we discuss quilting topics, offer suggestions and answer questions raised by members. We also laugh and chat.
If you would like to join us, please send an email to Cheryl Hoechner: email@example.com
OWQG quilters, quilts at Apple Scrapple
photos by D. Vuono