Speakers and Program Classes:
At the general meeting we have speakers that give a variety of programs. Some speakers give classes associated with their program, we may also provide a special workshops during the year. The special workshops may be a LNCQ member or a teacher that is invited to come in from outside of Fort Collins. Join us to learn a new technique from an experienced quilter or perfect a technique that you would like to share with the LNCQ members.
The LNCQ programs are held the 1st Monday of (February 1st, April 4th,
June 6th, August 1st, October 3rd, and December 5th). See our membership
page for details. The general meetings/programs are held at Harmony
Presbyterian Church 400 E. Boardwalk, Fort Collins, CO. A social begins at
6:30 PM, the meeting begins at 7:00 PM.
June 6, 2016 Lecture: How Did I Get Here From There? - From a career in business consulting to full time studio fiber artist, Carol Ann's lecture will be about her 7 year journey sharing some lessons learned about moving from a left brain to right brain life. Besides showing the progression of her work from traditional to art quilts, Carol will also talk about being a professional artist and give you ideas about applying specific marketing and business tools that can help you achieve your own short and long term artistic goals.
Bio: Carol Ann Waugh's fiber art has been juried and invited into more than 50 national and international exhibitions during the past 5 years. She is the author of five books on quilt-making and fiber art. Her newest one, Stupendous Stitching, was published in the Spring of 2012 and is now in its third printing.
Her art has been featured in many books and magazines including 500 Art Quilts, 1,000 Artisan Textiles, American Quilter, Quilter's Newsletter, SAQA Journal, Artscape Magazine, Quilting Arts, and more. She has appeared as the featured artist on The Quilt Show, PBS's Quilting Arts, and other television specials. She teaches classes online at www.craftsy.com, extending her student population to more than 35,000 students from around the world.
August 1, 2016 Program - "Eight Generations of Quilters". Torie Anderson is privileged to be a from a family of 8 generations of quilters. The first generation quilter was born in the 1840's. Torie has quilts from all of these generations that she will be showing along with a history including some hardships and life events that these quilters encountered. The recent quilters have many award-winning quilts that Torie will be showing
December 5, 2016 - Holiday Party
May 12, 2017 - "Sort Through Your Scraps to Make Traditionally Modern Quilts". Sandra specializes in traditional patchwork quilting with bright, modern fabrics. Her work has been published in magazines such as McCall's Quilting, BHG American Patchwork & Quilting, Quiltmaker, and Modern Quilts Unlimited. She lives in Denver, Colorado. She has a book out titled "Scrap Patchwork* Organize Your Stash to Tell Your Color Story".
Currently no program classes are scheduled.