May 2, 2019

Guild Meeting Speaker – Barb Vedder

Lecture: Quilts - The Story of My Life


Barb's lecture is a PowerPoint Presentation followed by a trunk show of quilts representing her 25-year journey in quilt making and design. Barb presents her quilts chronologically to show the evolution of her work from commercial patterns to adaptation to original work.   She shares her inspiration sources and how she has interpreted them in her work in hopes that it will inspire others to tell their own story.


Workshop - Friday, May 3, 2019: Hex Vex – English Paper Piecing

Location: Best Little Retreat Center in Texas,7989 Beltline Road, #168, Dallas, 75248

Hex Vex Supply List

Learn the basic techniques of English Paper Piecing to start your own unique hexagon quilt.  We will discuss the importance of color and scale when choosing fabrics for this scrap quilt.  Students will learn how to achieve intricate patterns and designs using commercial fabrics.



Workshop - Saturday, May 4, 2019: Liberated Houses – Free Piecing Fun
Location: Best Little Retreat Center in Texas,7989 Beltline Road, #168, Dallas, 75248
In this fun workshop there is very little prep and lots of sewing fun!  Barb will demonstrate and guide students in making liberated house blocks in different styles and sizes.  This is a fun way to use scraps or make a holiday themed quilt.  Barb will also discuss how to set the blocks to finish your house quilt.  Fun class for all skill levels.





Endowment Grant Application available

Do you know of an organization working to fund a quilt-related project? Since its inception, the QGD Helena Hibbs Endowment Grant has funded a wide range of quilt projects, ranging from oral history to antique quilt conservation to digitizing images of large collections. 

Click here to learn more.

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