Tuesday, June 26, 7:00 PM at Lifelong - Bring your applique work to share with the group. Block exchange groups will be doing what they do best--exchanging blocks!--at this meeting.
Tuesday, July 10, 7:00 PM at Lifelong - Our own member Mary Anne Treble will be giving us a presentation on her 100 quilts.
Tours of Quilting by the Lake 2018
Onondaga Community College in Syracuse, NY
July 19 and July 26, 2018
Join us for Tour Days at 2018 Quilting by the Lake. Tours include the quilt show, classrooms, and a lecture by one of our world-famous faculty members. Registration is required.
Dates: July 19 and July 26, 2018
Lecturers: July 19, Sherri Lynn Wood; July 26, Katie Pasquini Masopust
Cost: $20 per person, $18 each for groups of 20+ with $5 discount for Schweinfurth members
Registration deadline: July 1
Late registration: $25 per person
Late registration deadline: July 17 for July 19 tour; July 24 for July 26 tour
Tour Day Schedule
2:00 - 2:30 p.m.: Registration in Allyn Hall gym inside the quilt show
2:30 - 3:00 p.m.: Quilt show tour and orientation
3:00 - 4:15 p.m.: Guided classroom tours
4:15 - 5:00 p.m.: Lecture in Music Hall
5:00 - 5:30 p.m.: Quilt show open
Tour Day Lectures
July 19: Sherri Lynn Wood
July 26: Katie Pasquini Masopust
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John Kubiniec September 29
After enjoying John's lecture and trunk show in November, we decided to invite him back for a one-day workshop. We're still working out the details, but it will be a Drunkard's Path project. Details are forthcoming.
Karen Miller October 13
In addition to asking Karen to give a lecture and trunk show in September, we invited her to give a one-day wool appliqué workshop. Some of you may know of Karen's lovely work. She's going to modify her "redbird" (cardinal) piece to incorporate wool appliqué borders rather than pieced borders. Again, details are forthcoming.
TCQG Small Quilt Challenge 2018
Theme: "fiber of my existence"
Size: 12” x 12” finished
The Challenge: Create a 12 x 12 inch small quilt that reflects the theme “fiber of my existence” and include one technique you have never explored before (such as paper piecing; reverse applique; hand applique; machine quilting; hand embroidery; hand dyed fabrics; surface design; a new ruler …etc.)
Include a small bit of the unifying fabric (distributed at the Holiday Party)
Due Date: The August Annual Picnic
Prizes will be awarded for: The Best Use of Color; The Best Original Design; The Most Creative Interpretation of the Theme; Unique exploration of a new technique.
See the progression of Tompkins County Quilters Guild Raffle Quilts from the early years to present day. Click on the button to download Barbara Dimock's slide presentation, Thirty Plus Years of Show Quilts. This is a large pdf file, 41.4 MB.