Programs

 March 21, 2019 – Carol Wilhoit

“Spring Clean and Organize your Sewing Room”

Carol Wilhoit, a retired physician, has been quilting for 40 years and teaching quilting for about 10 years.  She will present a spring-cleaning program called “Get your Stash Together:  Organization for Quilters.”  She’s received rave reviews from some of our members who have already seen one of her presentations.

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April 11, 2019 – Pride of the Prairie’s 35th Anniversary Celebration (one week earlier than our normal third Thursday due to church calendar)

The guild will celebrate its 35th Anniversary with a party and historical memories of the founding and maybe even some photos of early meetings, quilt shows, and member accomplishments.

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May 16, 2019 – Kevin the Quilter

Kevin will present a lecture entitled “Kevin the Quilter makes Something from Nothing!”  He will also be teaching a workshop on Friday and will teach us how to make a Crazy Crumb Star Quilt.  Sign-ups for the workshop will be taken at guild. (see workshop tab)

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June 13, 2019 – Picnic (one week earlier due to VBS at church)

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July 18, 2019 – Bonnie McCaffery

Bonnie will present a lecture entitled “The Zen of Quilting”.  A workshop will also be held called “DoodleZenDots”, which will incorporate thread work and paints. (see workshop tab)

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August 15, 2019 – Beth Hunter

Beth Hunter of I Have a Notion (ihaveanotion.com) joins us for a lecture entitled “Thread, It’s What Holds it All Together”.  A workshop will also be held on Thread Play.  (see Workshop tab)

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September 19, 2019 – Toby Lischko

Toby will present a workshop entitled “I’m Seeing Stars”. A workshop will also be held entitled  “Northern Lights”, a beautiful kaleidoscope star quilt.

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October 17, 2019 – Julie Letvin

Julie will present a lecture entitled “My Journey from King-sized to Miniature”.  Julie has been featured at the Iowa Quilt Museum and will bring miniature quilted jewelry, handy boxes made of old yardsticks, patterns and more.

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November 21, 2019 – Gail Stepanek

Gail, an award winning quilter will present a lecture entitled “Flying by the Seat of my Pants” and a trunk show that is sure to inspire us all.

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December 12, 2019 (one week earlier than usual 3rd Thursday)

Holiday Make and Take

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January 16, 2020

Annual Holiday Party.  We want you to bring the first quilt you ever made and what you feel is your best quilt.  We hope to do a display or show and tell that lets us each share our quilting journeys.

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February 20, 2020 – Kathy Herbach

Kathy will present a Trunk Show for us and she’ll follow that with a workshop entitled “Beyond Basics Binding”