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Cynthia Brunz – “How to Turn Scraps into Head Turning Quilts”

Dayton First Baptist Church 300 Flower Lane, Dayton, Oregon

How to Turn Scraps into Head Turning Quilts Hi there! I'm Cyndy. I've been serious about quilting since around 2003. Even though I sewed with my grandmother when I was young, I really didn't start learning good techniques and habits until I started taking some classes and getting some difficult quilts under my belt. I love fabrics with lots of color so I tend to quilt toward the more contemporary spectrum. I am drawn to simple lines and allowing the colors and fabrics to do all the work. I think that is reflected in my work. After working for years…

Dawn White – “Give Me the Simple Life: The Story Behind the Quilt”

Dayton First Baptist Church 300 Flower Lane, Dayton, Oregon

Give Me the Simple Life: The Story behind the Quilt I’m Dawn White: quiltmaker and teacher, sewing enthusiast, Scrabble nut, and the face behind First Light Designs, a small quilt and home sewing pattern business. I live in Portland, Oregon with my husband Charlie and our calico cat Princess Cordelia (Coco for short). email: Visit Dawn's Website

Cynthia Brunz Workshop- “Two Bit Mixology Series”

Dayton First Baptist Church 300 Flower Lane, Dayton, Oregon

Saturday, November 6, 2021 ... 9am - 4pm $40 for WVQ members Dayton First Baptist Church Visit Cynthia's Facebook Page With all of the positive comments and interest from Cynthia Brunz’s visit last month, we have booked her to teach a class! There will be a sign up table at the WVQ October monthly meeting. She will be teaching her TWO BIT pattern, from her strip Mixology Series. This class is perfect for beginning quilters, as well as experienced quilters! November 6, 2021, 9 am-4 pm Dayton First Baptist Church, 300 Flower Lane, Dayton, OR * Fee: $40.00 for members, due at…

Kathie Kerler – “What Were the Judges Thinking?” and “WVQ Paint Chip Challenge”

Dayton First Baptist Church 300 Flower Lane, Dayton, Oregon

What Were the Judges Thinking? Kathie began quilting in 1988 and judging in 2002. She is certified through the National Association of Certified Quilt Judges and as a Qualified Instructor teaches the association’s Two-Day Introduction to Judging Seminar. She is a national award winning fiber artist who has completed rigorous courses in design and embroidery through the City and Guilds Institute of London, England and the Lesage School of Needlework in Paris, France. In 2009 she completed a public commission for Clackamas County for Oregon’s sesquicentennial, the state’s 150th year anniversary. In 2011, Kathie had a solo exhibition at the…

Share Your Favorite Winter/Christmas Quilt

Dayton First Baptist Church 300 Flower Lane, Dayton, Oregon

Join us for... Winter Quilting Celebration For our December meeting please bring your  favorite winter/Christmas quilt to share and tell  us about. This will be in addition to the regular Show and Tell.  December will also be the kickoff for our Circle groups. 

Jaimie Davis- “The History and Mystery of the Baltimore Album Quilt”

Dayton First Baptist Church 300 Flower Lane, Dayton, Oregon

Formerly a scientist, Jaimie is an award-winning quilter who began quilting in 1993. In addition to making quilts, she designs patterns, kits and technique-based workshops and travels widely to teach for quilt guilds, retreats and quilting festivals. Her work has been shown in national and international exhibits including the International Quilt Show in Houston, Texas and the Pacific International Quilt Festival in Santa Clara, California. Jaimie draws inspiration from color and curvy lines and loves to add a touch of whimsy to every project. She and her husband live in Portland, Oregon with a whole bunch of quilts, a lot of great…

Presentation of Paint Chip Challenge

Dayton First Baptist Church 300 Flower Lane, Dayton, Oregon

In February, we will be revealing our "Paint Chip Quilt Challenge.”  For the February meeting, please be sure to bring your paint chips in the baggie. We will have safety pins available for you to pin your challenge to the back of your chair. If you participate, your name will go into a drawing. Three winners will be drawn! We will all also vote on the best use of paint chips. There will be three prizes for this category. One prize per person, please.

Robin O’Neil – “Tick Tock … No Time for Stress”

Dayton First Baptist Church 300 Flower Lane, Dayton, Oregon

My name is Robin O‘Neil. I started making traditional machine pieces quilts in 1973. After several decades of matching points, limited color palates, 1/4 inch seams, I decided to abandon my pursuit of perfection. Now I make quilts without patterns or templates or rulers or seam guides. Sometimes I have an overall plan, but generally I just cut fabric with scissors and sew it back together. Surprise is a big part of the fun! I frequently make baby quilts but I am most partial to making things king size. AND I almost always hand quilt with red thread. Workshop with…

“Gladys Janssen … Trunk Show”

Dayton First Baptist Church 300 Flower Lane, Dayton, Oregon

We will be having a TRUNK SHOW by one of our members, Gladys Janssen! You will want to come to see Gladys’s beautiful quilts and hear some of the  stories behind them! Gladys does all of her own quilting on her home machine. Trunk shows with members sharing their work are another great way to get to know other quilters and to be inspired!