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Lecture: Linda Everhart

Christ Covenant Church 6390 North Major Drive, Beaumont, TX

Linda’s Journey  Linda will share a selection of favorite quilts she made as events shaped her life and direction to get her where she is now. Website - http://quiltingamongfriends.com/ Bio:Most of us have had the experience of becoming “all out excited” over a new hobby or activity only to cool once the “new” has worn …

Workshop: Shazam

Christ Covenant Church 6390 North Major Drive, Beaumont, TX

This 27” X 37” wall hanging is put together with fusible and has been a big favorite on the Quilting cruises that Linda has taught on! Supply list Cutting Mat, Straight Pins, Small Sharp pointed Scissors, Havel's Seam Ripper (instructor has these available for sale) Pressing area and small pressing mat & share irons. Fabric: …

Lecture: Kelly Young

Christ Covenant Church 6390 North Major Drive, Beaumont, TX

Lecture - “Make Your Scraps Work with Structured Improvisation” This trunk show includes all quilts from Kelly’s first two books “Scrappy Improv Quilting” and “Stash Statement”, as well as a few others, and she’ll show us just how easy it is to use our own scraps to create quilts with amazing texture and interest. http://www.myquiltinfatuation.com …

Workshop: Churn, Churn, Churn!

Christ Covenant Church 6390 North Major Drive, Beaumont, TX

Churn, Churn, Churn- Scrappy Improv Churn Dash, Kelly Young This quilt puts a unique twist on one of the oldest, most beloved quilt blocks. Learn an easy method for sorting and piecing your scraps into useable “fabric,” and then use that scrappy fabric to create the nested churn dash. Choose light, medium, and dark value …

Lecture: Judy Beskow

Christ Covenant Church 6390 North Major Drive, Beaumont, TX

The Evolution of an Art Quilter Judy will share quilts showing the progression of her work over 20 years. Judy is known for her warmth and humor; and besides a treat for the eyes, her talk will be full of fun and inspiration!

Workshop: Improv Art Quilts

Christ Covenant Church 6390 North Major Drive, Beaumont, TX

We will make small landscape quilts using Judy's techniques. She will provide a 20” square sandwich and a selection of fabrics for everyone to share. Supply list Fat quarters or scraps of fabrics that will work for landscapes- sky, grass, barns, flowers, water, etc.  Scissors Elmer’s glue stick- like kindergarteners use! (You don’t need mats, …

Lecture: Karen K. Stone

Christ Covenant Church 6390 North Major Drive, Beaumont, TX

Karen’s Evolution as a Quilt Maker Former GTQG member Karen K. Stone is a nationally recognized quilter and designer. This trunk show includes early and light quilts as well as works in progress. Her sense of color is amazing, and she will share that with us too. https://karenkstonequilts.com

Workshop: Wild Women Don’t Get the Blues

Christ Covenant Church 6390 North Major Drive, Beaumont, TX

Patchwork, wonderful color, and wild friends – what could be better? Paper foundation piecing Karen’s original way – streamlined and efficient. Also, individualized interpretive color talk. Pattern pages provided. Supply list 15 to 20 fat quarters you love and want to work with, perhaps including one or more interesting, focused fabrics that tie everything together. …

Lecture: Betsy Chutchian

Christ Covenant Church 6390 North Major Drive, Beaumont, TX

Betsy’s Trunk ShowBetsy has been a fabric designer for Moda for many years.Betsy is active on Instagram and Facebook - check her out and see some of her beautiful quilts! She specializes in 1800s reproductions and designs gorgeous quilts to use them! She’s written several books, published by Martingale, It’s So Emma, and QuiltMania. http://betsysbestquiltsandmore.blogspot.com …

Workshop: Beloved

Christ Covenant Church 6390 North Major Drive, Beaumont, TX

Instructions from Betsy: Pick a Jelly Roll of your choice, coordinating setting fabrics, and border. This is the easiest way to go.I have had students try to use fat quarters and it doesn’t work as well.But, if students want to cut 40 strips, they should be 2 1/2” selvage to selvage.They will enjoy my method …

Lecture: Charlotte Angotti

Christ Covenant Church 6390 North Major Drive, Beaumont, TX

Lecture Why aren’t you making more quilts? I know you have the fabric! This lecture is humorous, light, yet full of information and real quilts.  No slides or Powerpoint – the lights are up and the ideas are flowing.  This is a great way to get an overview of what quilting is all about.  Questions …