Workshops

QUILT North frequently sponsors workshops, which may be taught by visiting speakers, members of other guilds, or members of our own guild. Sign-up sheets are available at the monthly meetings and there is usually a limit to the number of participants at each workshop.

Sometimes there are cutoff dates for members to register; it is customary to invite members of nearby guilds to sign up if the quota of enrollees has not been met. You are asked to pay the workshop fee when you sign up in order to hold your place. There will be no refunds unless there is another participant to take your place.

Sign up early for the workshops you’d like to attend. You can do so at the workshops table during a meeting, or by emailing QUILT North.

Below are the exciting workshops kicking off the 2018-2019 guild year – sign up is currently open. Save your spot! Support guild activities! Details will be added as they are confirmed.

Unless otherwise indicated, workshops are held at the Elks Lodge, 695 Mac Elroy Road, Ballston Lake, NY 12019; look at the Directions page for how to get there.

 


January 2019

Wait list only – “Stack ‘n Whack” with Paula Dunn

Sat., January 26, 2019 – Details will be added when available.

Sat., Jan. 26, 2019 – 9:30 am to 3 pm
$20 members

Ballston Lake Firehouse
1125 Ballston Lake Road (Rt. 146A)
Ballston Lake, NY 12019

Paula will be teaching the Stack and Whack Technique, which results in many different looks using the same fabric. This workshop is always popular!

Materials:

  • “Stack-Whackipedia” book by Bethany Reynolds
  • 24 by 36 cutting mat or larger.
  • Six design repeats of main fabric,e.g. 2 3/4 yards if repeat is 11″ to 14″ (I used a large, fancy stripe for this one)
  • 24 inch ruler.
  • NEW blade in your rotary cutter.
  • Flat head pins (flower or similar)
  • Your usual sewing equipment and tools in good working order

 


February 2019 Workshop

“Twirl – a – Tool” with Debbie Wendtdebbie-wendt-300x420

Tues. Feb 5, 2019  –   9 am to 3 pm
$40 for members, $50 for nonmembers

A new block for a unique quilt. Debbie’s Brilliant Bindings tool is used as a template for making the block. Give it a whirl!

Debbie Wendt has combined her passion for sewing, quilting and teaching into a business that is truly on the go: Wendt Quilting. She teaches all over the U.S. many aspects of quiltmaking. Visit her website to read more about her and see all her tools and patterns.

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March 2019

“Quick & Cute Tuffets in a Day” with Erin Underwood

 9 am to 3 pm – Elks Lodge

$55 for members, $65 for Non-members

(Optional kits available for $100, please let Angela know by the February meeting if you intend on purchasing the kit from Erin because takes time to prepare)

Make an adorable Tuffet in just one day! All levels.

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