Past Programs & Presenters - 2013
Trunk Show by Maylee Collins ~ January 2014
Maylee Collins is the owner of two of our favorite Prescott area quilt shops -- Seams Sew Right and Love It Again - Fabrics and Fun Stuff
Maylee brought a selection of her own quilts and a quilt made using the new Lazy Angle Ruler. After our meeting, Maylee demonstrated how to use the new Lazy Angle Ruler by Creative Grids.
CVQ Christmas Party & Luncheon ~ December 2013
The highlight of our annual Christmas party was the table decorations!
Seven individuals or friendship teams chose to decorate a single party table in a Christmas theme. From the centerpiece to the nut cups or favors and all the PIZAZZ that comes with a Christmas celebration, each table was fabulous and dressed in high style.
Style and Theme Suggestions were . . .
Looking for Fabric Christmas Ornament ideas and tutorials? Check out this ornament links page with links to a wide variety of ideas and tutorials.
International Quilt Festival
Houston in Review ~ November 2013
Kathy (Kat) Lohr, owner of Quilt 'n Sew Connection quilt shop in Prescott Valley, took us through the highlights of the festival with a slide show and shared "What's New in Quilting" from her discoveries at the International Quilt Market.
Mona Jantz's Trunk Show ~ October 2013
We enjoyed a delightful showing of Mona Jantz's own quilts along with several others she has purchased for her private quilt collection. Mona is a gifted local quilt artist from our quad-city area who preserves her experiences and memories through her quilting.
Black & White & ?? Quilt Challenge ~ September 2013
Early this year, Susan Gates-Harms (Immediate Past President of CVQ), presented our group with a challenge. The challenge was to create a small quilt, no larger than 36" X 36" using both black and white fabrics and one other color fabric.
Read more and see the winners!
Calling All Antique Quilts ~ August 2013
Gail Van Horsen, Certified Quilt Appraiser, gave us her learned opinions regarding the fabrics and date ranges of the antique quilts that our members brought in. We saw a lot of beautiful quilts and we all learned a bit of quilting history.
In addition to appraising quilts for seven years (the last four as a Certified Appraiser), Gail is also in her second term as President of Arizona Quilters Hall of Fame. For more information on the Hall of Fame including the 2013 Induction Luncheon, go to www.ArizonaQuiltersHallOfFame.org.
Here are the antique quilts that were shown in this program~
2013 International Quilt Show in Ireland in Review ~ July 2013
Slide show by Carol Rabbitt, CVQ Member
Visiting Trunk Show ~ June 2013
by Cindy Phare, Sew Many Horses
Members' UFOs, Worst Quilts, First Quilts, etc. ~ May 2013
Visiting Trunk Shows ~ Thumb Butte Quilters ~ 2013
Organizing your Sewing Space ~ April 2013
Carolyn Woods, Totally Tidy Blog
Author of Organizing Solutions for Every Quilter
More programs we have enjoyed . . .