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SAVE THE DATE!
THE HILL COUNTRY QUILT GUILD 2023 QUILT SHOW IS COMING
Friday, May 26 through Saturday, May 27
More information coming soon
Upcoming HCQG programs and workshops are:
February 19 – Program – Custom Color on Any Fabric
to Use in Your Quilt Trunk Show
Michele saw her first long arm in 2002 and vowed one day she would have her own long arming business. She got her wish when she retired from the oil and gas industry in 2009 to start her own quilting business AND fabric store. (Sometimes you should be careful of what you wish for!) After three years of running both businesses, she sold the fabric business to focus on the long arm offering custom quilting and embroidery, machine rentals, long arm and coloring fabric classes and custom digitizing.
For the last 7 years Michele has been teaching classes both to groups and one-on-one in her studio, in quilt shops and in private homes.
Several years back while attending the Houston Quilt Show I met Sherry Rogers Harrison, another Innova quilter, who completely painted her whole cloth quilts. Intrigued, I took classes from Sherry as well as Linda Poole (another incredibly talented fabric painter). I was hooked!
Since then, I have developed a niche – painting long arm and embroidery patterns (often red work or lined designs). As more of my long arm clients saw the end product, they too wanted to learn how to color on fabric. So, I began to teach and developed a series of single and Block of the Month classes that range from beginner to expert.
February 20, 1:30 pm – Workshop – Singer Featherweight Maintenance Class
February 21, 9:30 am – Workshop – Florals on a Tote Bag
Want to learn how to color on fabric? You will learn multiple coloring and painting techniques using fabric markers, Inktense pencils, paints, and fabric medium. When the class is done you will have a beautiful block to use in a quilt, pillow or on a bag. Additionally, the class will learn how to apply bling to any artwork using hot fix rhinestones.
This photo is an example of the artist’s colored fabric block.
For new and renewing members
click here to print the 2023 Member Profile Form:
HCQG 2023 Membership Profile Form
THE 2022 QUILT SHOW – ALONG THE SILK ROAD
ALL OF THE QUILTS ARE DISPLAYED – ENJOY!
Click here to view the show quilts:
- The guild meets at 9:30 am on the third Monday of the month at Zion Lutheran Church, 624 Barnett St., Kerrville, TX.
- Visitors are welcome.
- Workshops, when scheduled, begin at 9:00 am on the third Tuesday of the month at Zion Lutheran Church.
- Workshops are open to guild members and to non-members, if they pay for membership plus the workshop fee.
See what great programs and workshops are scheduled for 2023.
Click here: 2023 Programs and Workshops
For more information or to be added to the workshop wait list, click here and look for the contact form at the bottom of the page: 2023 Programs and Workshops