Our former member and favorite hand quilter has done us proud. Marilyn Pospishil won 7 ribbons including best in show at the Monterey Country Fair. Many of her beautiful quilts she made while sitting and quilting with us.
Tuesday June 11, 2019
7:00 – 8:30 presentation
Augustana Lutheran Church
5500 S. Woodlawn
Frieda Anderson, quilter and fabric artist, discovered hand dying fabric 30 years ago. Now she uses her own hand dyed cottons and silks exclusively in her work. In this lecture she will share her love for the art of quilting, the creativity involved in conceiving and designing new quilts and for the piecing, fusing and machine quilting to finish. Frieda’s quilts are nature inspired and machine quilted.
Join us for a lecture and trunk show with Frieda Anderson -artist, author, lecturer, teacher and inspiration. Fabrics and patterns available for purchase.
Explore more about Frieda and her work.
$10 for non-guild members. Guild members no charge.
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Please note that the May monthly meeting will be held at Augustana Lutheran Church, Woodlawn and 55th Street (enter the parking lot from Woodlawn, just south of 55th Street).
Our program this month features our own Samantha Clark and is titled:
"Every Quilt Can Tell a Complex Story. Expanding Symbolism in Your Work"
Samantha will present her approach to symbolism in her work. Recent projects include original patterns inspired by the Black Panther movie and an exhibit about the Book of the Dead at U of C Oriental Institute. "I want to get everyone thinking about how they can expand their quilts to create narratives beyond a single image or symbol." A great example was former presenter Dorothy Straughter who is exploring the history of African Americans thru her quilts.
May is also renew your membership month. Dues are $20.00 for the year from May 1 - April 30th 2020. I will have the old forms that you filled out to check to make sure that the info is the same. Also we would like to get an In Case of Emergency Contact # (ICE) from everyone. We will maintain the list in the cabinet that we keep at UCHP.
On the agenda for this month is also
Inauguration of our new guild president & thanking of our outgoing president
Nominations for President Elect to serve one year as President Elect and one year as actual President.
Quilt Show wrap up
Art Fair June 1st & 2nd
Baby Quilt presentation to Jackson Park Hospital
Show & Tell
This organic display celebrates divergent styles and creative expression. Each quilt is designed and executed by 3 to 4 different quilters. The quilt is started with a center block about 10 to 12 inches square. Each subsequent participant takes the intention of the original quilter and interprets it to create a beautiful piece of art.
It a metaphor to demonstrate how working together we often create something much more unexpectantly" beautiful than individuals can do by themselves. Typical in public service, workint g together often produces better results.
One of our members shared the link to this film about the Houston Quilt Show. Enjoy!
The deadline to submit your quilt entry forms to exhibit at the Lakeside Quilting Guild/United Church of Hyde Park annual quilt show has been extended to February 22, 2019. An entry form and the information/instructions for exhibiting are attached for your convenience. Please read the information/instructions carefully, since the address to which you send your forms is different this year! And don't forget to include your check for the entry fees of $5 per quilt (made payable to United Church Hyde Park).
If you have any questions, please email email@example.com.
Thank you and we look forward to your participation!
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