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May 2018

General Meeting – Mary Kerr

May 3 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
St. Philomena School, 324 Corys Lane
Portsmouth, RI United States
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Motherless Quilts trunk show.  This lecture features a lively trunk show and discussion about working with orphan blocks and tops. Mary will show numerous examples from her collection of multigenerational quilts and new quilts from unrelated blocks and tops. This lecture is a great source of ideas for completing projects from yesteryear. Mary is also a quilt appraiser.  If you are interested in having your quilt appraised, contact Lori Bessette.  Appraisals are approximately $50-$75 per quilt. You can visit Mary's website…

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June 2018

General Meeting – Karen Eckmeier

June 7 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
St. Philomena School, 324 Corys Lane
Portsmouth, RI United States
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Accidental Landscapes and Happy Villages.  Karen shares her two favorite approaches to playing with fabrics: Fabric collage (Happy Villages) and layered/topstitching (Accidental Landscapes). This lighthearted and informative power point presentation will show you how the techniques evolved and will inspire you to try fabric collage or layered/topstitching in your own creations.  Visit Karen's website here quilted-lizard.com

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Workshop with Karen Eckmeier

June 8 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Atria Aquidneck Place, 125 Quaker Hill Lane
Portsmouth, RI United States
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$30

Workshop will be "Accidental Landscape's - Beaches."  Here is an introduction to creating landscapes "accidentally" using Karen's layered topstitching technique. These little beach scenes are quick and easy to make, no templates, not fuss - just free form rotary cutting and topstitched edges. Personalize your beach by adding collage details like a dune fence, beach grass, shells, sailboats, beach chairs, umbrellas, lighthouses, photo transfers, etc.  Beach scene measures approximately 8" x 12" (without borders).  Find out more information about Karen at http://quilted-lizard.com  Contact…

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September 2018

General Meeting – Connie Sue Haidle

September 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
St. Philomena School, 324 Corys Lane
Portsmouth, RI United States
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Connie Sue is a traveling quilter. "I’ve been quilting for over 50 years and have had my own business designing applique quilts for over 14 years. During my trunk show I will show you about 20 or so quilts that I have designed and made for my business “Apple Blossom Quilts”.  Interspersed throughout the trunk show will be tips for quilters.  I love sharing the tips that have helped me over the years.  These tips pertain to all forms of…

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Workshop with Connie Sue Haidle

September 8 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Unnamed Venue RI + Google Map

Connie's workshop will be for all appliquers from beginners to advanced.  Beginners will learn the four basic elements of applique - outer curves, inner curves, outer points and inner points.  Intermediates and advanced appliquérs will learn the finer points of my applique method - QuikPrep Applique.  Along the way they will learn how to line applique patches, how to sculpt applique, how to make extremely skinny stems, and how to make split leaves.

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October 2018

General Meeting – Shirley Fisher

October 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
St. Philomena School, 324 Corys Lane
Portsmouth, RI United States
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Our own Shirley Fisher will be presenting a trunk show of her quilts.

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Workshop with Shirley Fisher

October 6 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Unnamed Venue RI + Google Map

Perfect your applique skills. Location to be determined.

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November 2018

General Meeting – Members Talents

November 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
St. Philomena School, 324 Corys Lane
Portsmouth, RI United States
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Members will be showing off their other than quilting talents.  Barbara Niekirk (rug hooking), Sue Bates (Water Colors), Susan Rood (Chinese Brush Painting), Deb Perriera (Brazilian Embroidery), Marla Rusling (Card Making) and Lori Bessette (Calligraphy) will provide a three minute presentation and display their talents.

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December 2018

General Meeting – Christmas Party

December 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
St. Philomena School, 324 Corys Lane
Portsmouth, RI United States
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Come and join us for food and friendship

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January 2019

General Meeting – Quilt In (TBD)

January 3, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
St. Philomena School, 324 Corys Lane
Portsmouth, RI United States
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More information will be coming soon

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