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November 2021

November 16 Workshop with Coleen Merte – Pink Grapefruit

November 16 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
3500 Byron Center, Wyoming, MI 49509, 3500 Byron Cente
Wyoming, MI 49509 United States
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$50.00 – $60.00 17 tickets left

In this workshop, you will make this beautiful quilt.  Pink Grapefruit takes a traditional pattern, but recreates it through a modern filter, to make this stunning quilt. This is one of Coleen's most requested workshops. Finished Size 72" x 84" Supply List 4 1/4 yards white 1 1/2 yards dark gray 1/3 yard light gray 1/3 yard solid coral 1/4 yard coral print (pieced blocks) 1/4 yard second coral print (pieced blocks) 12 1/2" square third coral print 12 1/2" square fourth coral print 12 1/2" square light gray print 12 1/2" square second light gray print 5 1/2 yards backing 2/3 yards binding Sewing

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November Lecture – Coleen Merte “Journey Into Pattern Design”

November 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
3500 Byron Center, Wyoming, MI 49509, 3500 Byron Cente
Wyoming, MI 49509 United States
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PLUS A TALK ABOUT COLLEEN'S MICHIGAN-INSPIRED QUILT BOOK! Coleen found quilting to be great stress relief from her fulltime job as a nurse. She began designing her own patterns in 2011, and created her company, Northwater Quilt Designs. Since then, Coleen has been selling her patterns at quilt shows and quilt shops across the country.  She has been published in quilt magazines, and has been speaking and teaching at quilt guilds. Most of Coleen's designs start with an antique block which she alters in order to create a contemporary look.  She loves the rich heritage of our antique quilts, but is excited about taking them

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November 17 Workshop Coleen Merte – Christmas Wrapping

November 17 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
3500 Byron Center, Wyoming, MI 49509, 3500 Byron Cente
Wyoming, MI 49509 United States
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$50.00 – $60.00 19 tickets left

Christmas Wrapping takes elements of traditional quilts, and arranges them into a fresh and comtemporary quilt. This quilt would be perfect for your self or as a gift for friend or family member. You will be learning and using paper piecing and curved piecing techniques to create this stunning quilt. Fabrics: 2 yards white for background ¾ yard light green 1 ¾ yd black print for curves 1 ½ yards red floral, large scale print for blocks and borders 1/3 yd solid red ¼ yd accent pictures i.e. cardinals 3 ½ yds backing Sewing machine with ¼” presser foot Neutral thread for piecing Sharp, thin

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