January Member Led Workshops!

Happy 2020! We have two workshops for our first guild event of the new decade!!! On January 25th, we will have two member led workshops taught by our talented members Betsy Vinegrad and Sue Erdreich.

Paper Piecing with Betsy
Paper piecing is a surprisingly easy technique for creating quilt blocks with precisely Betsy Paper Piecing.JPGmatched seams and perfect points.  We will be using Diane Bohn’s pattern called “My First Alphabet” in class.  A variety of simple and complex letters will be demonstrated during the workshop. Students will learn the basics and be able to tackle any paper pieced project.

**please note: students will receive a discount code to purchase the required alphabet pattern**

Paper Piecing Workshop Registration

Paper Piecing with Betsy

NJMQG Member Fee

$37.00

Paper Piecing with Betsy Non-Member

Non-member fee

$47.00

Location: The Community Church of Cedar Grove, 65 Bowden Rd. Cedar Grove, NJ 
Time: 
9:00 am – 12:30 pm

Color Theory and Improv with Sue
Learn the basics of the color wheel, and how to apply them to your quilts. Then take your Supernova.jpgquilting in a whole new direction with Improvisational piecing. Let serendipity lead you to your finished quilt. Fun exercises to teach methods for cutting and piecing. Students will be encouraged to pursue their own improv journey.  Design concepts like balance and color harmony will be discussed.

Improv Workshop Registration

Improv and Color Theory with Sue

NJMQG Member fee

$37.00

Improv and Color Theory with Sue

Non-member fee

$47.00


Location: The Community Church of Cedar Grove, 65 Bowden Rd. Cedar Grove, NJ
Time: 
1:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Whole Circle Studio Workshop & Lecture

We are thrilled to be hosting Sheri Cifaldi-Morrill from Whole Circle Studio at the end of September.

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Presentation/ Trunk Show: Content, Concepts & Quilts: Approaching Quilting as a Graphic Designer.

Time: September 27th at 7:00 pm

Our own life experiences can play a big role in our work as quilters. In this presentation and trunk show Sheri will share how she applies her graphic design training and practices to design quilts while showing a selection of her award-winning quilts. Come hear, see, and be inspired as Sheri describes her creative journey and process.

Workshop: Double Friendship Knots: Combining Foundation Paper Piecing with needle turn applique
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Learn how to make the Double Friendship Knot block (22” x 22”). This block incorporates foundation paper piecing on a machine and hand needle-turn applique. In the morning, students will trust their intuition and rapidly piece their “scrappy knots” on a sewing machine with paper as a foundation. In the afternoon, we’ll slow it down and kick back with some handwork, learning how to prepare the applique and how to apply the layered motif by alternating basting and needle-turn applique techniques. By the end of the workshop, students will have some of the block basted and will start practicing needle-turn applique. When complete, students can make their block into a mini-quilt, wall hanging or pillow. Previous foundation paper piecing experience is required.

Time: September 28th 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Location: Community Church – Cedar Grove, 65 Bowden Rd. Cedar Grove, NJ 07009

Registration

Whole Circle Workshop for NJMQG Members

Whole Circle Workshop

$67.00

Whole Circle Workshop NonMember

Whole Circle Workshop

$77.00

March Member Led Workshops

Join us on March 30th for our 2nd member led workshop of 2019.

Morning Session
Betsy will be teaching a Beginning Ruler class. Want to explore quilting with rulers but are nervous about where to start? Betsy will share the basics of quilting with rulers and provide instruction on how to translate the use of rulers to different projects. We will be using the ruler to learn how to outline letters, words, or simple shapes by filling in the space around them.

Registration

Ruler Class

$32.00

Afternoon Session
Reuse – Recycle- Repurpose: In this workshop, Kathy will teach you how to repurpose a men’s dress shirt into a quick, fashionable, fun and functional apron.

Registration

Apron Class

$32.00

If you have any questions, email Crista & Jackie at programs@njmqg.com