Quilter's Guild of Dallas
Quilter's Guild of Dallas, Inc.
305 Spring Creek Village, Box 521
Dallas, TX 75248-5744
Guild Meetings: First Thursday of each month, 7:15 pm
2015 QGD Slate of Officers
The 2015 QGD Nominating Committee is pleased to present the following slate of officers for the coming year:
Click HERE for brief biological information about the the officers who will be new to the board.
Members ForumAt the March 28th Member's Forum some of our members met to discuss results of the online survery. We broke into small groups and summarized the survey questions and their results. Click HERE for a pdf of what we discovered through this process. Click HERE for a pdf of the survey results.
June 4, 2015 – Jan Krentz
Jan Krentz is an internationally recognized quilt instructor, author and designer. Winner of the 1998 Teacher of the Year award, Jan's motivating workshops are packed with practical tips, techniques and methods to insure success. Jan's most popular workshops are technique-rich piecing and design-focused. She is often called the "queen of Lone Star designs". Jan's newer diamond techniques are available in an online workshop: Diamond Quilt Designs with Craftsy.com, and available with 24-7 access.
Author of Lone Star Quilts & Beyond, Hunter Star Quilts & Beyond, Diamond Quilts and Beyond, Quick Star Quilts andQuick Diamond Quilts, Jan lives with her husband near San Diego in Poway, California.
This class is a fabric study using 45° diamonds. You will be using a large number of fabrics (in small quantities) to create your own composition.
You will create an impressionist type scene or background using fabric diamonds. Enjoy working with luscious fabrics, creating a gorgeous field of color as you arrange fabric shapes in an impressionistic composition. Inspiring photos or fabrics can lead to interesting color compositions.
Study the beautiful landscapes seen in calendars, Impressionist paintings, flower gardens, rolling hillsides, the seashore at sunset, stormy skies, etc. The goal is to find an overall color theme that will inspire your fabric selection. In class, we will work with color movement, cutting the diamonds for a stable grain line, and construction techniques. You will bring a gridded piece of felt or flannel with you to class (prepared in advance).
For information about supplies, fabric selection and preparation for class, click here: http://www.jankrentz.com/workshops-supply.php?ID=4.
For a pdf of the supply sheet for the Friday workshop, click HERE.
Learn to sew a basic, traditional Lone Star quilt with Jan's foolproof techniques! Be adventurous with brilliant color or use this design as a "stash reducer" to incorporate those favorite fabrics on the shelf at home.
Jan's class will cover design tips and offer suggestions for fabric placement. Select fabrics in colors similar to the ones Jan has used, or feel free to create your own dazzling color palette! Glue fabrics in the design paste-up, and pre-cut strips for the central star before class.
This class will feature strip piecing, cutting, pressing and discuss Y-seam techniques. Advance preparation for class. The supplies are necessary for class. Intermediate level quilting skills required for this class.
For information about supplies, fabric selection and preparation for class, click here: http://www.jankrentz.com/workshops-supply.php?ID=9.
For a pdf of the supply sheet for the Saturday workshop, click HERE.
Click HERE to download a copy. This edition also contains a fillable pdf membership form.
Click HERE to download a fillable membership form for the Quilter's Guild of Dallas.
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