Spots available in Ann Shaw’s workshops on March 20 & 22.

ANN SHAW WORKSHOPS CANCELLED
DUE TO COVID-19 CRISIS

 

There are still some spots available in both of Ann Shaw’s workshops this month (click on the buttons below for more information and the supply lists) but be sure to register soon so that you don’t miss out!  Registration is available for both members and non-members.

Also, be sure to attend Ann’s Lecture “Playing With 
Fabrics on Quilt Day, Saturday, March 21.

Members need to log in and go to the Members Only Workshop Registration page (see link in the teal menu bar at the very top of the page).  Non-members need to contact Brenda Rigdon, our V-P Programs, at programs@gaaqg.com  to register.  Non-members should also contact Brenda directly to register for available spots in other workshops or get on the waiting list.

Friday, March 20 – Chicken Challenge                          Sunday, March 22 – Pieced Pets

Even if barnyard animals are not your thing, or you don’t have a pet (and no one you know does either), consider either of these workshops an opportunity to learn a fun new technique.  All of these quilts use paper piecing techniques to create an abstract interpretation of the photo or object — be it car, plant or animal. Based on the design and piecing techniques of Ruth McDowell, these designs take traditional patchwork a step further through the use of unexpected fabric choices.

In these classes, you will select from several patterns to create a wall hanging. The patterns for the classes are available from Ann’s website. There are several patterns for either of the classes. Ann will have patterns available at the workshops. A brief discussion introduces the methods and techniques of freezer paper templates. You will then prepare a freezer paper template for your pattern and begin the process of selecting fabrics for your design.  Sewing methods and sewing order will also be discussed to complete your wall hanging.

Join us for a fun experience and make new quilting friends!

 

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