Lighthouse Quilters Guild Programs

All programs are no charge to members. For more information,

call Ginger at 262-939-4808 or  email

2018 Programs

January 29,  2018
Then and Now

This program will feature 6 of our members who will share their stories

with show and tell. These stories will explain their journey, whether

short or long, from when they ventured into quilting to where they are
now in the process. Our participants are: Jody Blackburn, Grace Kragness,

Joanne Hasselhuhn, Pat Braun,  Joyce Herringer, Kirsten Wengert.

February 26, 2018
JOAN CAIN: Honey, Let's go to Home Depot

Will demonstrate things to purchase at a hardware store that are useful

for quilting.

March 26, 2018
KIRSTEN WEISS: Landscape Quilting

Learn to use inspirational photos, choose fabrics, and master messy and fussy cutting techniques and give them dimension with fabric markers, fabric paints, or oil pastels.

March 27, 2018 - FULL DAY WORKSHOP

Learn how to make a pattern to make a more precise design such as building. Finishing.

April 30, 2018
LISA BINKLEY: Bead Embellishment Design on Quilts

"Bead Embellishment Design on Quilts" focuses on the wide variety of approaches to planning bead embellishment designs on their quilts.  Will include value, contrast, balance, density, and line work. Will provide information about bead and thread selection, beading needles, and stabilizer.

April 30, 2018  - FULL DAY WORKSHOP (same day as lecture)

"Bead and Button Embellishment: Simple to Spectacular" - Learn dozen different ways to embellish quilts, garments, and other fiber art using simple buttons and beads together. Also learn about variations on these 12 techniques to take home. Class is suitable for all levels of stitchers. There will be a kit included in the cost of the workshop.

May 21, 2018
JUDY HASHEIDER: Oh! The Possibilities -

Trunk show of approx. 40 quilts, emphasizing that a pattern is merely a suggestion.  Will show quilts from a pattern and then show simple ways to change them…through changes in borders colors, size, etc.

June 25, 2018
WENDY BUTLER BERNS: Creating Captivating Colors in our Quilts

"Creating Captivating Colors in our Quilts" Wendy guides you through an eclectic collection of traditional and contemporary quilts. She offers ways of taking a few small steps or multiple bold ones in experimenting with color.

June 26, 2018 - FULL DAY WORKSHOP

"Captivating Coneflower" - learn process of creating simple pictorial quilts from photograph using Wendy's original design pattern and cover her how-to picture image applique steps.

July 30, 2018
Annual Picnic and Rummage Sale

Members bring dish to pass.  Annual rummage sale.

August 27, 2018

MARY FONS: A Thirtysomething Quilter Tells All

A personal lecture, Mary shares the history of Fons & Porter, her own quilting journey, and how to ensure the next generation of American quiltmakers are taken care of.

August 27, 2018 - FULL DAY WORKSHOP (same day as lecture)

"The Itsy-Scrappy Spider" - This paper piecing class uses scraps and strips to make triangle wedges that require no Y-seams or partial seams. Beginners welcome!

September 24, 2018


Unlocking Your Creativity - The Key is Templates - Learn how to use templates to create fabulous designs even if you are the most unimaginative person out there.

October 29, 2018

Schoolhouse Workshops

4 LHQ members present a "How to" for various projects".

November 26, 2018

Holiday Party


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