Meetings are held Bethlehem Lutheran Church in St. Charles, Il. located at 1145 N. Fifth Ave (also known as Route 25), about 1/2 mile north of Main St (also called Route 64). Our mailing address is:
FREE-MOTION is How We Roll this August!
Natalia Bonner will visit us August 28th and 29th to explore the world of machine quilting!
Natalia is an award-winning quilter (most recently at QuiltCon 2017 for “Best Machine Quilting” for Madonna by Brittany Burton) who has enjoyed piecing quilt tops for more than twenty years. She learned how to quilt on her conventional home machine eventually moving on to her current longarm. Natalia’s passion for quilting has grown each day becoming more innovative & inspiring. She teaches at Road to California, QuiltCon East and has filmed TV shows with Nancy Zieman and Jodie Davis. Besides the numerous awards for her beautiful work, she has been featured on Moda Bake Shop, and in more magazines, books, and blogs than we have room to type here! She is also author of several best selling quilting books including – Beginner’s Guide to Free-Motion Quilting, Next Steps in Machine Quilting and Visual Guide to Free-Motion Quilting Feathers. She also co-authored, Modern One-Block Quilts & Cabin Fever:20 Modern Log Cabin Quilts. Natalia is a Gammill Quilt Artist and a Craftsy Instructor. For more of this exciting and talented quilter visit her website, www.pieceandquilt.com.
Both meetings, A Creative Journey
Monday, August 28th, 9am to 4pm
Beginners Guide to Free Motion Quilting (Beginner to Advanced)
PSQG Members $60
PSQG Visitors $70
In this class you will learn all the basics of free-motion quilting, including choosing the correct thread, batting and fabric to the basics of stitching on your quilt top. Then, you will have a chance to try out your skills with more than 50 illustrated tutorials for stitching allover quilting, quilting borders and sashing, and adding background fillers as well as quilting on individual blocks and applique.