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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, United States

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, United States

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, United States

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

MJ Kinman – “Gems & Joy” Lecture – Tuesday, March 28, 2023

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

During my presentation, I will talk about the techniques of creating and assembling the hundreds of pieces in each diamond, materials I use to create the wash of color and light across a gem’s surface and the quilting techniques that enhance a gem’s facets. I will also share the importance of choosing joy and saying “no” to fear as I made the leap from the Corporate Life to the Creative Life.

Mini Gems Workshop with MJ Kinman, Wed. March 29, 2023, 9am – 4pm

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

This is a fast-paced workshop where participants will create their own singularly beautiful work of a faceted gem using the single-foundation piecing technique I used to create my own “diamond quilts”. Participants choose one of several pre-selected abstract gem designs based on their skill level. They learn how to chart on freezer paper, code pieces for color, location and position template pieces onto fabric to achieve the desired light effects. Participants leave the class with a small top that can later be quilted as a pillow, table topper, art picture or added on to for a full quilt. Class size is 25 participants. Reminder on

$60.00 – $70.00

Phyllis Fay Lecture – Introduction to the Fundamental Studio 180 Design Tools

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

Learn how to improve the precision of making basic units for any pattern by using the Studio 180 Design tools by Deb Tucker. The concept is to make the basic unit slightly oversized so that you can trim it to the exact measurements you need without losing any points. You will want to use these techniques on any pattern you purchase. As you progress into the advanced tools, you will quickly find yourself designing your own blocks and improving your piecing.

Phyllis Fay Workshop – Love Links Quilt

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

Interlocking chevrons make a fun and unique looking quilt. A difficult looking design is made easy using flying geese, making this a quick and easy quilt to master.

$60.00 – $70.00

Nancy McNally – All Things Quilty Lecture

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

Nancy McNally has been quilting for more than 20 years, after being introduced to quilting by accident at a picnic. She loves to design her own quilts and create longarm quilting designs. Nancy takes traditional blocks and jazzes them up! She likes to keep the eye moving across the quilt, but at the same time allow the eye to find a favorite spot to rest and appreciate the colors. Nancy is a national teacher of both piecing and longarm machine quilting, and has been published over 30 times in various quilting magazines and books. See her website at nancymcnallyquilts.com.

“Why We Quilt” Trunk Show with Nancy Roelfsema

Calvary CRC 3500 Byron Center Ave, SW, Wyoming, MI, United States

Nancy started sewing at a very young age, making clothes for her dolls and later for herself.  She came from a large family of 10 kids and making a new outfit for herself was the only way to get something new.  Nancy now has a YouTube channel, "OnPoint-TV" which has 68,000 subscribers and over 415 videos. Lecture:  Nancy  states "when you get to the core of quilting it is done for love".  We quilt to keep people warm by covering our loved ones with fabric hugs and fill our home with inspiring colors.  We share love when we gift a quilt or donate quilts to

Learning NewYork Beauty class with Nancy Roelfsema

Calvary CRC 3500 Byron Center Ave, SW, Wyoming, MI, United States

Nancy has been a member of the WMQG for a long time and has served as our President for 6 years. She has been teaching the art of quilt-making at several local quilt shops and has now become very active with her "On-point-TV" program which has 68,000 subscribers and over 415 videos.  Her teaching style is great for beginners and has advanced techniques demonstrating everything from cutting efficiency, accurate rotary cutting, precision piecing and paper piecing.  The art of quilt-making brings Nancy joy which she loves to share with her student. This class will showcase the fun of constructing a New York beauty using easy

$30.00 – $60.00

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