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Workshop – Marianne Hatton

“It Takes Two… Triangles, That Is.” This is a workshop on design, color, and construction, with plenty of opportunity to explore color runs, value range, and design exercises. Lots of tweaking of your design and an emphasis on precise stitching and accuracy for success every time. 

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October Guild Meeting

Getting to Know Your Guild “Sample of Sewing Groups within the Guild,” brief presentations by several of the sewing groups within the Guild, describing how they formed, how long they have been stitching together, how they function, and how they help each other improve their stitching. Includes Show and Tell of sewing group mem-bers’ quilts. After the presentations, we will encourage and facilitate the formation of new small sewing groups. 

 

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Workshop – Tina Craig

EPP/FPP Workshop with Tina Craig.  This workshop is a great follow-up to Tina’s lecture on Thursday night. Space is limited to 12 to 15 students to make sure everyone has enough in-structor time. Cost includes the FPP kit for making a pin or magnet with your FPP. Supplies required fall within the usual sewing supplies you probably have. Supply lists will be provided to registrants and available at local quilts shops for your convenience. To register, send an email to Gail at the Guild email address (quiltersbytheseari@gmail.com). 

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September Guild Meeting

Tina Craig of Seaside Stitches is our kick off speaker! Tina is an active member of both Ninigret Quilters and Narragansett Bay Quilters, sister guilds in the West Bay. Her presenta-tion, “EPP vs. FPP: The Showdown!” English Paper Piecing and Foundation Paper Piecing have been around for a long time, with EPP experiencing renewed popularity with the millefiori quilt craze a few years ago. Quite a few of our members are proficient paper piecers, but it can be intimidating if you are unfamiliar with the techniques, advantages of one versus another, etc. Let Tina share her insights in a new hour-long program – you might discover a new addiction!

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