May 21, 2016 –
Kerry Burke from Simple Bird Applique has been quilting for more than 30 years and loves to share her love of hand applique through her blog and on-line tutorials). Kerry resides in Canada where she has a quilt store, a yarn store, and an on-line business that specializes in hard to find applique tools, patterns and notions. Please look at Kerry’s spectacular work: www.simplebirdapplique.com
We are delighted to host Kerry Burke at our Guild Meeting on May 21, 2016 where she will conduct a lecture and trunk show in the morning.
In the afternoon, at the Grace Church, Kerry will teach the following workshop:
The Glorious Eagle 1/2 Day Workshop: $20 Members, $25 Non-Members
Eagles have nested in nearly every major Baltimore album quilt made during the heyday of album quilts (1840-1850). In this class, students will start their own 15-inch block. Techniques include the basics of Prepared Edge Applique, marking, layering, off-unit applique, perfect circles, and making pointy-points, smooth curves, and folded roses. Freezer Paper templates will be provided. Kits (optional) are available for $30.00. Patterns (necessary) are $9.00