2019 Schedule

Event Dates and Topics
Aug 26thQuick Curve Ruler - Angel Bourque, from Millie P's, and Carol Steuck will do a lecture/trunk show on the Quick Curve Rulers. Both presenters have extensive experience with the rulers and will share their quilts and hints for best results.
Sep 23rdBorders & Bindings - Shirley Wood, Sharyn Resvick, Mary Havisto and Carol Steuck will be sharing techniques on “Borders and Bindings”. They will be demonstrating measuring, cutting, and sewing borders and bindings, along with a trunk show of great ideas on borders. The meeting will also complete last minute plans for the September 28 Quilt Show.
Sep 28thWOW Quilt Show will include quilts from WOW members, Boutique, and Speaker Weeks Ringle. Weeks Ringle is a professional quilt-maker and co-founder of Modern Quilt Studio, a design studio in Oak Park, Illinois. Having written the first book on Modern Quilting, Bill and Weeks Ringle are pioneers of the Modern Quilt Movement. Weeks made her first modern quilt in 1987 to rethink the possibilities of the American quilt as being expressive of the time in which we live. 10:00am presentation: “Transforming Traditions 2:00pm presentation: “Quilts Made Modern”
Oct 3rd-6thWOW Quilt Retreat at Green Lake. Signup at August Meeting!
Oct 17thQuilt-inn at Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church: Members $10 Non-members $15
Oct 28thBecky Carlson from Millie P's Quilt Shop lecture/trunk show on “What's New in Design and Color for the Young Adults.” Becky will be showing new fabrics and pattern ideas from the shop.
Nov 25thAngie Roberts and her daughter Rachel will talk about designing “Quilts for Young Adults.”Rachel Roberts is 17 years old and has designed a number of quilts and will talk about how she thinks when designing a quilt. Holiday treats will be served!
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2020 Schedule

Event Dates and Topics
Jan 27thIrish Chain Lecture and Trunk show. The Irish Chain Pattern Company started in 2003 by Sandy Irish. She has been quilting for over 23 years, teaching, doing commission works and designing quilt for Timeless Treasures fabric Company and other companies.
Feb 24thSara Hardwig from Blueberry Backroads Lecture/Trunk Show. Blueberry Backroads is all about embroidery! They specialize in stitchery patterns for every season with whimsical designs and an eye toward nature – from springtime flowers to winter’s falling snowflakes. Her projects are small and easy to take with you, and she offers complete pattern instructions full of tips. Looking for wool appliqué? She has a little bit of that too!
Mar 23rdJoanne Hillestad from Swirly Girl Designs Lecture/Trunk Show. Joanne Hillestad is the owner of The Fat Quarter Gypsy and new owner of Swirly Girls Design.
Apr 27thSheri Cifaldi-Morrill Owner of Whole Circle Studio Lecture/Trunk show. Whole Circle Studio was founded in January of 2015 by Sheri Cifaldi-Morrill and specializes in the design of custom modern quilts, patterns and licensed surface design illustration/products. Sheri, a trained graphic designer, believes that design and content have a symbiotic relationship. Both need to support one another and require a strong concept to fuel them. All of her designs start with a concept and the content (research, backstory, color, fabric selection and technique) helps shape the design.
Apr 28thHawaiian-Inspired Appliqué Workshop by Sheri Cifaldi-Morrill held at 4 Seasons Quilt Shop. Learn how to make the Big Island Blossom Block, designed by Sheri. Cost $40 for members, $50 for non-members.
May 25thBev Getschel Lecture/Trunk Show on how to “Up-Cycle Those Left Overs into Something Wonderful”. Bev Getschel is a quilt designer whose journey began in April 2008, reaching a milestone in 2017 with over 200 featured patterns in major quilt magazines. She is from Amery Wisconsin and a longtime Minnesota Quilters member and has written book, Classic Quilts With an Upscale Twist.
Jun 22ndCarol Steuck, Shawn Taylor and a new quilt shop in the area will discuss techniques in making bags look professional along with a trunk show on a variety of bags and totes.
Jul 27thWOW Picnic at Plymouth Park
Aug 24thMargie McNichols from Noble Quilters will present techniques and a trunk show on Deb Tucker's Studio 180 Rulers. Margie has been teaching at Noble Quilters, Elk River, since it opened.
Sep 28thMike Ellingsen of Blue Earth has been a quilter for more than 20 years; he presents trunk shows for guilds in Minnesota, Iowa, and Wisconsin. Mike has his own series of published quilt patterns, and has been a pattern writer and principal designer for The Calico Hutch Block of the Month in Hayward, Minnesota. He will teach at the Minnesota Quilt Show, is the creator of the Minnesota Quilters 2017 Mystery Quilt, Going with the FLW. Topic of lecture and trunk show to be announced later.
Oct 26thStacy Horton from The Quilting Grounds, Norwood Young America, will be lecturing on paper piecing with Tula Pink.
Nov 23rdMembers are invited to show their favorite Holiday creations. Members will be able to share/trade patterns if they wish. You will make a Holiday craft to bring home! Holiday treats will be served.
DecNo Meeting