Guild Sponsored Workshops
The WAQG workshops are currently being held at the Robinson Rd Community Center at 27434 Robinson Rd, Conroe, TX 77385.
Registration for members is $35 and due upon signup. It’s a good idea to bring a sack lunch as our lunch break is generally a quick one. If there are openings one month prior to the workshop, non-guild members may register for the workshop for a $45 fee. Setup for workshops begin at 8:30; workshops are from 9 until 3:30.
All interested parties may contact the following members: Sheri Acosta at firstname.lastname@example.org (972) 742-0629 or Diane Wood at email@example.com, (713) 822-6797. (Workshop Fees do not include patterns or other supplies.)
February 2020—Judy Steward, Wrapped In Quilts
Lecture, 2/5, “Quilt As Desire: What Do I Desire? “
This is a trunk show of Judy’s quilts that show the choices she made and how they do or don’t work as well as other options. Judy will go through traditional designs as well as her art quilt designs.
This patriotic table runner is a fun project. Students will learn how to piece the star blocks and raw edge applique the stars and stripes. Judy uses the blanket stitch along the edges of the applique. She will show you how to set up your machine and how to make those points stay points on the star. Another technique students will learn are mitered corners in the border. This is a great gift or a home decor project to complete in a short time.
March 2020: Business meeting and Installation of Officers for 2020
There will be no workshop for the month of March
April 2020—Jody, Borrows, Square in a Square
Lecture, 4/1: During her lecture you will hear stories about Jodi’s unique family history of women. Come and see the quilts, learn some American history and listen to Jodi as she makes this pre-Civil War period come to life.
Workshop, 4/2: Use the Square in a Square System to create square within squares. The result is extra clean cuts along with speed and accuracy not found with other methods. You will be amazed at how versatile the system can be!
May 2020—Nancy Mahoney, Nancy Mahoney Designs
Lecture, 5/6: Two Block Wonders You’ll learn how every quilter, regardless of the skill level, can make unique quilts. Nancy will share tips for successfully pairing-upblocks to create dazzling quilts.
Workshop, 5/7: Wild Waves—Create a dynamic design with this off-center Pineapple block, while learning all the tricks of foundation paper piecing. In this fast-pace class, all aspects of foundation paper piecing will be covered, including how to measure, cut, and correctly position the right fabric piece. This is a great
class for mastering foundation paper piecing! Pattern included for each student. Quilt size: 60″ x 60″.