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Lecture: Jo Caraway

Christ Covenant Church 6390 North Major Drive, Beaumont, TX, United States

Partnering with a Professional Quilter: What You Need to Know Jo bought her first longarm in 2008 and began quilting for the public in 2010. She has developed the philosophy that there is a partnership between the piecer and the quilter. Having quilted hundreds of quilts, she will be sharing information that will help quiltmakers …

Workshop: Easy Peasy Applique

Christ Covenant Church 6390 North Major Drive, Beaumont, TX, United States

Loving the look of finished edge appliqué, it wasn’t until she came across this freezer paper method that Jo was able to get the results she wanted. She will share the basics of this technique and believes that even a beginner will see fabulous results. Kit is $10 Supply List $25 Members / $35 Non-members …

Lecture: Isabel Johann

Christ Covenant Church 6390 North Major Drive, Beaumont, TX, United States

Unique Moments and Memories in the Life of a Quilter As a sewist all her adult life, Isabel put her talents to use creating unique garments needed in her professional life. Quilting came to her later, and she has poured her creativity into it. Isabel enjoyed the guild in its early days, and returned to …

Lecture: Teresa Duryea Wong

Christ Covenant Church 6390 North Major Drive, Beaumont, TX, United States

The Calling of Quilt Collectors What makes a quilt collectable? How significant is it to the quilt-maker, to the history of quilting, and to the value of a quilt, to have work considered collectable? This lecture will explore the collections of a number of major antique quilt collectors and will delve into their vision of …

Workshop:  Laura Foulk- Quilt Coat Class

Christ Covenant Church 6390 North Major Drive, Beaumont, TX, United States

Join the latest craze when Laura Foulk will teach us how to make a coat from quilt! This is a 2 DAY CLASS. 9am-3pm each day! You MUST purchase this pattern: Patchwork Chore Coat PDF Pattern - Patchwork and Poodles Class Prep and Supply List This is a 2 Day class; $60 class fee paid …

Lecture: Barbara Black

Christ Covenant Church 6390 North Major Drive, Beaumont, TX, United States

Time Management for Quilters With only 24 hours in a day, we need all the tips and tricks we can get to make the most of our valuable time. Barbara will talk about ways to rethink your sewing space, storage and files to make the most of the time you have for quilting. Barbara says, …

Workshop: The Village, aka Quilters’ Scrap Houses

Christ Covenant Church 6390 North Major Drive, Beaumont, TX, United States

A great class for beginners as well as the experienced quilter, Barbara says “These adorable 5” paper-pieced house blocks are such a fun way to learn paper-piecing. A “Dorito” block - you just want to keep making them”! Use small scraps to make a neighborhood. Supply List Kit fee ($10) includes papers for eight houses …

Lecture: Jane Sassaman

Christ Covenant Church 6390 North Major Drive, Beaumont, TX, United States

Jane’s Textile Treasure Garden This is a glimpse into the inspirations and process of designing fabric. From dreaming to drawing, coloring and cutting. This is a colorful journey through the creative process. Jane will also bring many quilts and accessories made with her FreeSpirit fabrics. Enjoy seeing how to use these contemporary prints to make …

Workshop: Suns and Moons

Christ Covenant Church 6390 North Major Drive, Beaumont, TX, United States

Suns and Moons is a machine appliqué workshop based on the circle motif. Using Jane’s appliqué techniques and experimenting with our decorative stitches, we will begin by making a series of colorful fabric discs which will then be arranged into a dramatic and contemporary composition. Supply List $25 Members / $35 Non-members To sign up, …

Lecture: Sujata Shah

Christ Covenant Church 6390 North Major Drive, Beaumont, TX, United States

The Root Connection: My Journey as a Quilter A graphic designer in her native India, Sujata always loved color, pattern and textures. As a young bride in the 1960s America, her delight in these lay dormant until discovering quilting in the 1990s. She is now known for both her hand-quilted Kawandi works as well as …

Workshop: Baskets on a Crazy Quilt

Christ Covenant Church 6390 North Major Drive, Beaumont, TX, United States

Within perfectly squared up blocks are the patches as individually shaped as they were in antique quilts. Make a crazy quilt with a fool proof method, without using foundation fabric and minimum waste of fabrics. A beginner friendly block which can be useful for art quilters and intermediate quilters for many other applications with endless …