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Education

You can register for a workshop at the monthly Guild meetings.  Cash or checks are accepted.
REFUND POLICY - If the Guild cancels an event, all refunds will be made to the original member/participant only.  Fees cannot be transferred to another person or applied to another event.  Refunds will be made only if the member/participant's space can be filled from a Wait List.  If a member/participant cancels for any reason, that person must contact the event Registrar prior to the event, if at all possible.  Refunds for cases of emergency in the immediate family will be considered on an individual basis by the Executive Committee.  Some events may have a "No Refunds" policy in effect after a certain time before the event is held.  This will be noted in the registration information.

SWEATSHIRT JACKET LECTURE & CLASS INFO

On Monday Jan. 23, 10;00 to 12 noon, there will be a free lecture with many samples, showing design options you may choose and a demonstration of how to cut the sweatshirt and start sewing, so you can have your own custom jacket, and comfortably work at home. Although this is free, you MUST sign up, as there will be a limit to the number of seats available. At the lecture/demo, you will have an opportunity to make a donation to the Food Bank. No supplies needed for the lecture! Following a quick lunch break there will be a special hands-on session for those who want to bring all their supplies. Please bring your bag lunch and drink. SUPPLY LIST in OCT. Gazette, also see FABRICS below. The next week, on Monday the 30th, those who are working on a jacket (whether you attended the hands-on or just went home and started on your own) will have a follow-up session at no charge. Bring your jacket for advice, assistance, and encouragement! FABRICS SUGGESTIONS: you will make a custom shirt so there is no definite amount of fabric! As always, cottons of any kind will be the easiest to sew as you get started. These jackets will be patchwork style, so you don’t need to have lots yardage...strips, fat quarters, scraps will be fine. Choose colors & prints that go together. A panel is too big, but you might have some large motifs that would look great as accents! We will be CREATING and having fun!

Feelin' Crabby 

 

Linda Hahn will be teaching her one pin paper piecing in a wall hanging class, it is an all day class. The pattern can only be obtained through taking her class. Linda is a very funny sought after teacher. This year she has taught at Daytona AQS, Paducah AQS, and has 4 classes scheduled in Houston. In between these large shows she has taught all over the country for quilt shows and guilds. We were lucky to lock her in at the beginning of 2022. This class is scheduled for February 27th and the fee is $50. She will only take 20 students. The fees for her classes in Houston are $122.00 to 130.00. Your guild is offering you a great fun bargain. Sign up is open to the first 20 members and then we will start a waiting list

Beginner Free Motion Quilting

   Your quilt top is finally pieced and your pattern ends with those three scary words 'Quilt As Desired'.  Now what?  Take a deep breath, drop those feed dogs and start machine quilting!  In this workshop, you'll learn to free-motion quilt some basic designs including curved lines, meandering, echoing and loops.  We'll also discuss needles, threads, batting and tension. 
Helvetica Light is an easy-to-read font, with tall and narrow letters, that works well on almost every site.
  The class is scheduled for Mar. 20 and the cost is $35.

Prism Table Runner

Mable Holliman is teaching a  foundation paper strip piecing class on Apr. 10 and Apr. 24 entitled Prism Table Runner. The cost for both days is $20 plus $17 for the pattern.

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