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