Jan General Meeting – “Taking Couching into the Bedroom” with Lauren Calaby

Allmendinger Center Puyallup, WA, United States

This lecture challenges quilters to think about using couching on traditional bed and lap quilts, not just on art quilts! With lots of examples, I will show how I enhanced and even ‘fixed’ a variety of quilts by using couching. I’ll talk about how to consider using couching throughout the design process in finishing a […]

March 2024 – Lorna Anderson, Front Porch Quilts – Bindings

Allmendinger Center Puyallup, WA, United States

Lorna Anderson will share kinds and types of bindings. Front Porch Quilts in Buckley is billed as the 'best little quilt shop in the foothills of Mount Rainier.' Lorna's business is primarily longarm quilting.

Feb General Meeting–“Photo to Fabric: Design in the Palm of Your Hand” with Lisa Thorpe

Allmendinger Center Puyallup, WA, United States

I demonstrate how to take a simple photo with your smart phone or tablet, manipulate it in-app and print the image onto fabric on a home printer. I share a variety of art quilts I’ve created with these images as a central theme, as well as several art quilts using multiple photo images tiled together […]

April 2024 – Beth Ann Williams – “Color Gets the Credit but Value Does the Work”

Allmendinger Center Puyallup, WA, United States

How confident are you when picking fabrics for a new project? Do you ever hesitate when figuring out which fabric to use and where? Even more than color, value (the relative lightness or darkness of each hue) can make or break a design. But once you understand how the various elements work together, you’ll be […]