2019 Schedule

Event Dates and Topics
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!
DecNo Meeting

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 27thHeather Mulder Peterson from Anika’s Treasures will present a fresh perspective to traditional quilting. She has stylish, fun patterns that use simple tricks and techniques to make things come together easily and quickly. Heather was “Quilter of the Year” at the Minnesota Quilt Show in 2019. Check out her site at ankastreasures.com
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 22ndKim Cooke, Carol Steuck, Shawn Taylor and Alice Barrera do a trunk/lecture on techniques that make bags and totes look professional. Kim is the former quilt shop owner in Maple Grove; she will be selling Kona Hawaiian fabric from 6:00-7:00 and following the “Bags and Totes” presentation.
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