Skip to content
Loading Events

Past Events

Events Search and Views Navigation

May 2019

Cindy Grisdela Lecture – Journey of An Art Quilter

May 28, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
Calvary CRC, 3500 Byron Center Ave, SW
Wyoming, MI 49509 United States
+ Google Map

Have you ever wondered about how to make the transition from traditional quilter to artist? Cindy Grisdela started out over 25 years ago making quilts using traditional patterns and techniques. With examples from her own quilts, she will describe how her work evolved into a unique contemporary style that has won awards and is juried into at fine art and craft shows all over the country.

Find out more »

September 2019

Pam Buda – Star String Pin Cushion Workshop

September 23, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$35.00 – $45.00

This scrappy pin cushion features a scrappy Sawtooth Star block, featuring a string paper pieced center!  This adds a little more twinkle to each star! The fundamentals of paper piecing are covered, as well as tips for choosing just the right fabrics so each student can make their own quilt! Star Strings quilt pattern is required.  Pattern price for workshop participants is $5 (regularly $9)  and is available the day of class. Supply List for String Star Pin Cushion Workshop

Find out more »

Pam Buda – Practice What I Preach Workshop

September 24, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Calvary Reformed Church MI United States + Google Map
$50.00 – $60.00

This is a hands-on lesson of the techniques covered in my lecture Secrets of Professional Quilters ~ Revealed!. The skills taught in this class will be used each and every time you quilt!! Here's an opportunity for each student to try many new techniques including the "Make It Larger ~ Trim It Down" technique for Half and Quarter Square Triangles, Flying Geese, and Square in a square units.  We'll also cover alternate piecing techniques for the ever popular Corner Square Triangle units.  Students then practice what I demonstrate using my tools and notions to see how they like the technique. We go over a variety of pressing techniques as well.  I can help a

Find out more »

Pam Buda Lecture – Secrets of Professional Quilters Revealed!

September 24, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Calvary CRC, 3500 Byron Center Ave, SW
Wyoming, MI 49509 United States
+ Google Map

This Power Point presentation is packed full of very useful information that will teach you to use alternative piecing methods for making units, as well as tips and hints relating to every aspect of quilting. Pam also shares secrets she's gathered over years of trial & error, taking classes, and learning from what fellow designers and national teachers have shared with her. The lesson begins with learning the "Make it larger - Trim it down" techniques.  Pam demonstrates step-by-step techniques for making units (such as Half Square Triangles, Quarter Square Triangles, Square-in-a-Square units, and Flying Geese) larger than they need to be so they can

Find out more »

November 2019

Weeks Ringle – Fabric Smackdown

November 25, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Fabric Smackdown You’ll learn to analyze and understand fabrics then apply what you’ve learned to create palettes for future projects. Learn how a variety of illustration styles, scales and patterns in fabric make for a more interesting quilt while expanding the range of fabrics you can use with confidence. Student supplies needed: Rotary cutting equipment, journal or sketchbook, glue stick, a wide assortment of cotton quilting fabrics from tone-on-tones, solids, plaids, batiks and hand-dyes to large-scale prints. Also bring fabrics that you love but have perplexed you. Facility equipment needed: Tables and chairs Skill level: Beginner to advanced Size limit: 25 students Note: This class

Find out more »

July 2020

WMQG PhD (Projects Half Done) Picnic Event

July 28, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Hagar Park, 8212 28th Ave
Georgetown Township, MI 49428 United States
+ Google Map

Who:  West Michigan Quilters Guild Members AND GUESTS What:  PhD (Projects Half Done) Picnic Event Where:  Hagar Park Maples Picnic Shelter (located in Georgetown Township on the corner of 28th and Bauer Road. Park entrance is on 28th Avenue) When:  Tuesday, July 28, 2020   6:00 p.m. Why:  BECAUSE IT'S GOING TO BE FUN!!!  There will be surprises and prizes!!   What to Bring: Your mask Your own sack dinner Lawn chair FRIENDS!!! Finished NICU quilts (our cupboards are empty and there is an urgent need) Due to our time of self isolation, we all have completed our PhD's (projects half done) and everyone wants to

Find out more »

January 2021

Zoom Lecture – 7:30 pm Krista Moser Diamonds are a Girls Best Friend

January 26 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Krista Moser is the designer of the Creative Grids 60 Degree Diamond Ruler. and has published more than 20 patterns with more on the way! She has been teaching sewing and quilting lessons for more than 25 years. Join us and learn all the tips and tricks for cutting and piecing diamonds, triangles and hexagons in an easy and fast way. Visit Krista’s website at Active Members will receive information by email on how to attend this ZOOM Lecture. If you are not a member, you can join here . WMQG Membership Registration

Find out more »

February 2021

Board Meeting

February 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Find out more »

March 2021

Zoom Workshop – Dresden Neighborhood with Michelle Banton

March 23 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$50.00 – $60.00

Dresden Neighborhood - a fun class based on Persimmon Dreams' Dresden Neighborhood pattern.  Make it your own - scrap friendly. You'll finish the top in class. If you have never watched a ZOOM class you may be pleasantly surprised. Everyone gets a front row seat, you don't have to lug your machine and supplies to another location and if you forgot something it will be right there in your sewing room

Find out more »

Zoom Lecture: Michelle Banton – If MacGyver was a Quilter

March 23 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Michelle takes you, room by room, through your home and show you quilting hacks from 75+ common household items.

Find out more »
+ Export Events

© 2021 West Michigan Quilters' Guild