Speakers, Classes and Workshops:
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.
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
February 6, 2016, Saturday (2 half day workshops)
Thread Play: This class is really a machine quilting class. You will learn lots of tips on improving your machine quilting while learning a new technique to use in your quilts. The class includes a kit. You will need your machine, a free motion, or darning foot and thread. The technique is best stitched with variegated thread which you can bring or I will have available for purchase.
Fabric Weaving: This class actually weaves two pieces of fabric together. This is a great technique to use for backgrounds or the focal point in a quilt. In the class you will be able to learn the grapevine technique if you choose. There will be kits available for around $15, or a supply list later....Read more