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March Lecture – Sally Manke – Trunk Show of Art and Traditional Quilts

3500 Byron Center, Wyoming, MI 49509 3500 Byron Cente, Wyoming, MI

This lecture will be in person at the Calvary Reformed Church Show includes a large collection of art and traditional quilts including their inspiration and fun info. Enjoy a light-hearted presentation including information on how the quilts were made, special materials used and any tips for you to create your own. Watch a parade of actual quilts using confetti art, raw edge appliqué, fiber painting and crazy mixed media techniques. All art quilts are all original designs to inspire your next work. An informal and fun lecture with interaction and a Q&A at the conclusion. Sally Manke's mission is to delight others with textile art

Sally Manke Workshop – Lone Pine Art Quilt – Wednesday, March 23, 2022

3500 Byron Center, Wyoming, MI 49509 3500 Byron Cente, Wyoming, MI

Master new techniques while while exploring unique fibers to create a winter woodland art quilt. Novelty thread, yarns, fabric, roving, Sari silk and tulle are used to establish depth with a distant background and textural foreground. Finish with a full, vibrant storybook tree or one closer to Charlie Brown's. Learn how techniques used in class can be applied to an array of future quilts. (Kit available $40 includes Backing, batting, background, novelty thread, yarns, fabric, roving, Sari silk and tulle) https://www.sallymanke.com/

$50.00 – $60.00

Diane Kirkhart – “My Quilter Journey” Trunk Show and Lecture

3500 Byron Center, Wyoming, MI 49509 3500 Byron Cente, Wyoming, MI

Diane works part time and teaches at Jinny Beyer Studio in Great Falls, Virginia. She is an award winning-quilter winning for applique and hand quilting. She has even hand quilted a king size quilt for Elly Sienkiewicz which hung in a special exhibit in the Houston Quilt Show in 2011. She also has had one of her quilts (Beauty, Happiness, Family, Love) shown at the Houston Quit Show in 2012. She has sewn many of the shop samples for Jinny Beyer Studio as well as samples for RJR Fabrics. In August of 2017 she did a taping for The Quilt Show which aired February 25,

English Paper Piecing and Millefiori Wallhanging Workshop

3500 Byron Center, Wyoming, MI 49509 3500 Byron Cente, Wyoming, MI

Millefiori is a kaleidoscopic design made by using English Paper Piecing templates shaped to fussycut fabrics. The fabric is then positioned on papers of the same shape and then whip stitched together to create a rosette. This is a hand piecing class that will help you design and make a rosette for a Millefiori quilt.  Diane will show you how to make the rosette using either acrylic templates to cut your fabric shapes and/or paper templates to shape your fabric around the template using a soluble glue stick. This will include tips for fussy cutting, using a magic mirror and best threads for connecting your

$50.00 – $60.00

Krista Moser Lecture – ZOOM AT THE CHURCH

Krista Moser is coming again!!!!! September 27, 2022 - 7 PM Lecture ZOOM AT THE CHURCH “Diamonds are a Quilter’s Best Friends and more” Krista was our Zoom speaker in January 2021 and everyone has been asking for her to come back. She has published more than thirty patterns since 2016 and is the designer of the Creative Grids 60 Degree Diamond Rulers. Krista tells her story, how she started very young and went on to design her own quilts and patterns. She typically works in design concepts and color theory while showing different quilts

Entangled Sky with Krista Moser ZOOM AT THE CHURCH

September 28, 2022 10 AM to 5 PM Class ZOOM AT THE CHURCH “Entangled Sky” with Krista Moser Come learn from Krista all the tips and tricks for cutting and piecing diamonds, triangles and hexagons in an easy, fast, and precise way. If you have been wanting to break out of the same old quilting routine and try something different, her class will inspire confidence and equip you with new techniques.

$50.00 – $60.00

Nancy Kloster – Tuesday, November 15, 2022 – Quiltworx Trunk Show

3500 Byron Center, Wyoming, MI 49509 3500 Byron Cente, Wyoming, MI

Nancy is a Quiltworx Certified Instructor. She has been quilting for more than 30 years.  Nancy was drawn to the efficient and organized process of paper piecing the “Quiltworx” way.  She has been teaching over 10 years.  Nancy's students love her calm personality and ability to teach all levels of students. Nancy enjoys all aspects of quilting from selecting fabrics, longarm quilting and most of all teaching.  She loves to see her student’s project come together.  Nancy believes every student can succeed and is thrilled to see them gain confidence as they complete their projects. Joiin us as Nancy tells us about her quilting journey

Quiltworx Desert Sky – Wednesday, November 16, 2022 – 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

3500 Byron Center, Wyoming, MI 49509 3500 Byron Cente, Wyoming, MI

Desert Sky is one of our most popular patterns for beginners, The pattern was designed by Judy Niemeyer. A sewing technique called foundation paper piecing is used when sewing the pieces onto the foundation units. Curved piecing and traditional piecing are required to join the units after the foundation piecing is completed.    

$50.00 – $60.00

Timna Tarr Lecture – Flying Colors Trunk Show

3500 Byron Center, Wyoming, MI 49509 3500 Byron Cente, Wyoming, MI

Timna is known for making fun, colorful, award-winning quilts. Join her for a trunk show of her quilting journey. She talks about her design and color choices, as well as the personal stories behind the quilts.

Mosaic Stitch Daisy Workshop with Timna Tarr – Jan. 25, 2023

3500 Byron Center, Wyoming, MI 49509 3500 Byron Cente, Wyoming, MI

Create photorealistic quilts one square at a time in this one-day workshop.Using a photo and kit provided in class, the process of making a fabric mosaic using turned edge machine applique is explained. We will break down the construction process, explore color and value as design elements, and learn how to choose the right fabric for the right location. For intermediate level quilters. This is a live/Zoom class hybrid. We will be live at the church.  Timna will be present via Zoom.  Come join the fun! Kit Fee: $25 to be paid at class. Kit includes fabric squares needed for the top (finishes 11”x11”), photo,

$60.00 – $70.00

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