Monday, June 27, 2016

Meeting Tues, June 28

Friendship Night!  Tues, June 28, 2016
6:30p - 8:30p - Guests Welcome
QUILT CLINIC - The Doctor Is In
Are you stuck and can't move forward on a project?
Do you need motivation to proceed on a project?
Then bring it Tuesday and get suggestions/help to proceed to FINISHED.

Monday, June 13, 2016

Meeting Tues, June 14

June 14, 2016, 6:30p (doors open 6p)
Guest Speaker: Jennifer Wilson of Quilts of Valor
Jennifer will give a presentation on the QoV project with specifications for making a Quilt of Valor
Followed by:  Business Meeting

Monday, April 11, 2016

Meeting Tuesday, April 12, 2016: Quilts with a Story

Tuesday, April 12, 2016
6:30 to 8:30 pm (doors open at 6:00)
Pyle Center, Sedona Room (Tempe Library Complex)

Guests Welcome

Quilts with a Story: Bring a quilt or project to share along with a story about it: where it came from, what was happening in your life while you were making it, the source of the pattern, who you made it for or who made it for you, why you chose the colors or pattern, how many new swear words you learned when you wrestled with hundreds of tiny curved pieces because you didn't realize the pattern was scaled down so small, etc. Regular show & tell is also welcome.

We will also have a State of the Chapter discussion about chapter business, the May party/small quilt auction, board positions, program ideas, and possibilities for the chapter going forward.

Monday, February 8, 2016

Meeting Tuesday, February 9: Mary Doyle button presentation

Tuesday, February 9, 2016
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Pyle Center, Sedona Room (Tempe Library Complex)
Guests welcome

After our monthly business meeting, our program will be a button collection presentation from Mary Doyle, including buttons available for sale. As usual, there will be a show & tell portion of the meeting as well.

Sunday, December 6, 2015

Suzi Parron Barn Quilt Painting Class: Saturday, January 9, 9:00-2:00

Saturday, January 9, 2016
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Pyle Center, Tempe
Suzi Parron's barn quilt painting workshop, $40

See information about the class on her website here.

Christmas Party: Tuesday, December 8, 6:00-8:00 pm

It’s party time! Please join us for good food, friendly conversation, and a little holiday spirit. Guests are welcome at our annual Christmas party.

Tuesday December 8, 2015
6 pm to 8 pm
Pyle Center, Multi-purpose room (Tempe Library Complex)
Set-up 5:30 – 6 pm
Clean-up 8:00 to 8:30 pm

We are doing things just a little different this year. We are requesting that you bring an appetizer or hors d’oeuvre (think finger foods, although we will not require you to use your fingers).

If your last name begins with:
     A thru L something hot
     M thru Z something cold

Also, bring your chapter chair challenge Christmas panel creatio
  • Using a Christmas panel, create a quilt focusing on borders to complement and enhance the panel. This is all about the borders!
  • Guidelines:
    • Christmas theme panel – may be multiple panels, an embroidered or cross-stitch panel. MAY NOT be “regular fabric”, fussy cut or otherwise
    • As many borders as you need
    • Any size from a hot pad to a king size quilt
    • Preferably an original design but may also be a kit
  • These creations are due in December and will be displayed at the December 8 Holiday Party where attendees will vote on their favorite. The winning creation will be awarded a prize. Let the Christmas season begin!!

Thursday, September 3, 2015

Barb Janson Class: Saturday, September 19, 9:00 - 12:00

Barb Janson is coming Saturday September 19th from 9:00 a.m. - 12 p.m. at the Tempe Library Pyle Center (655 E. Southern Ave.) to do her hands-on class, Impressions Along the Trail, a landscape quilt class for beginners. Space is limited to 12. Cost is $15 to be paid at the September 8 meeting. Learn quick and easy fusible web techniques as you create a small landscape of scenic Arizona from one of Barb’s original compositions. She share her secrets to achieving depth in your work as she helps each student with fabric selection with lots of hands-on attention. You will get supply list when you sign up.