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    • Sat, September 25, 2021
    • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Privacy of your own home
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    Virtual Workshop - Abstract Arcs

         Sign-up starts Members 07/21/21  and Non-Members 08/16/21

                                                   

                                               

    The Abstract Arcs Quilt is a pattern that can be made into a small wall hanging or a large bed quilt! This workshop covers the concepts of curved piecing, inset strips, and improv piecing. We will also discuss the use of color in this quilt, as well as layouts that emphasize the use of negative space. Students will finish several blocks during class.

    Here's a deal for all! The code "EBHQ" is good for a 20% off discount through the end of September on Audrey's website. You do NOT have to be signed up for a class to use it.

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    • Sun, September 26, 2021
    • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Privacy of your own home
    • 2
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    Virtual Workshop - Indigo Radial Quilt

    Sign-up starts Members 07/22/21  and Non-Members 08/17/21


                                         

                                               

    The Indigo Radial Quilt is a wall hanging made using paper piecing and curved piecing techniques. This workshop covers the basic concepts of paper piecing on an arc, curved piecing skinny arcs, and precision piecing. We will also discuss color options, alternate layouts using templates provided in the pattern, and quilting ideas. Students will finish several blocks during class. The Indigo Radial Quilt finishes at 24 x 24 inches.

    Here's a deal for all! The code "EBHQ" is good for a 20% off discount through the end of September on Audrey's website. You do NOT have to be signed up for a class to use it.

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    • Mon, September 27, 2021
    • 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Privacy of your own home
    • 286
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    Virtual Lecture - Finding My Voice in Modern Quilting



                       

    This lecture focuses on Audrey’s path to becoming a modern quilter and how she’s applied many traditional techniques in her modern quilts. She’ll discuss the progression of her work and show her Radial Quilts, Watercolor Quilts, and a few others too! I’ll share information on design inspiration, favorite artists, and discuss some quilting highs and lows along her journey. She looks forward to sharing my quilts and stories with you!

    Here's a deal for all! The code "EBHQ" is good for a 20% off discount through the end of September on Audrey's website. You do NOT have to be signed up for a class to use it.

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    6:30 Meet and Greet

    6:45 Announcements by the President

    7:00 Audrey Esarey (questions via chat)

    After presentation she will answer the chat questions.

    • Sat, October 23, 2021
    • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Privacy of your own home
    • 13
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    Virtual Workshop - Courthouse Colourplay

                Sign-up starts Members 07/24/21  and Non-Members 08/21/21

                        

                                               


    Explore the possibilities of colour expression and free-cutting while you create this wonky, nested Courthouse Step quilt (reminiscent of paper lanterns) in your own personal colour story. We’ll work intuitively from the centre out, creating a dynamic quilt with loads of personality. There will be no squaring up with this one -- instead Krista will show you how to “build out”, finding the fit between adjacent blocks and using up all of our scraps in the process.

    As in all of her workshops, Krista will share loads of tips while encouraging all students to find confidence in new techniques that will inform their pursuit of designing original quilts. Put your traditional quilting skills to work and explore improvisational design and piecing in a fun, supportive environment.

    Quilt size: wall hanging to lap size depending on the amount of fabric you start with. A collection of 18-25 F8's for wall hanging or 18-25 FQ's for large lap to single size (consider solids or reads-as-solids, woven shirts or small prints) plus 1 FQ contrast colour for block centres is recommended.

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    • Sun, October 24, 2021
    • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Privacy of your own home
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    Virtual Workshop - Speed Date with Improv

    Sign-up starts Members 07/25/21  and Non-Members 08/22/21


                        

                                               


    Think of this class as speed dating with improvisational piecing techniques that include curves and free-cutting.  It will be fast-paced and a lot of fun:  several techniques are introduced and demonstrated one after the other with very little time to second guess, stress or obsess over perfection. Every student will end up with a unique, original improv sampler quilt!  The focus here is to explore line, shape and happenstance in abstract design, so keep things simply graphic by using solid-coloured fabrics in black, white and one pop of colour. 

    In the afternoon, Krista will share design wall tips to jigsaw the improv elements together, seeking balance and creative design opportunities.  Some pre-cutting is required.

    This Zoom class combines pre-recorded technique videos with live instruction/support from Krista throughout the class.

    Quilt Size: without borders, approximately 20" x 20". Fabric required: 1/2 yard black, 1/2 yard white, FQ colour (all solids or reads-as-solids).

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    • Mon, October 25, 2021
    • 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Privacy of your own home
    • 344
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    Virtual Lecture - Poppyprint:  The Search for Signature Style


                       


    As a traditionally-informed modern quilter, Krista has explored many different styles and techniques since she began quilting in 2000. In this photo-rich presentation, Krista shares simple yet effective strategies that have worked for her in the search for a unique creative voice while remaining connected to myriad inspiration sources like print and social media, quilt shows, conferences, local quilts shops and guilds.


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    6:30 Meet and Greet

    6:45 Announcements by the President

    7:00 Krista Hennebury (questions via chat)

    After presentation she will answer the chat questions.

    • Mon, November 15, 2021
    • 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    • First Unitarian Church, 1 Lawson Road, Kensington, CA

    The guild’s annual Show and Tell - more details will be announced in the fall of 2021.  Start sewing...

    • Mon, December 27, 2021
    • 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    • First Unitarian Church, 1 Lawson Road, Kensington, CA

    No educational session in December - Happy Holidays

    • Mon, February 28, 2022
    • Mon, October 31, 2022
    • 8 sessions
    • First Unitarian Church, 1 Lawson Road, Kensington, CA

    During these times the Educational Sessions are virtual and the speaker is announced month by month.

    • Mon, July 25, 2022
    • 6:30 PM
    • First Unitarian Church, Kensington, CA

    No educational session in July - have a nice vacation.

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