2018 Lighthouse Quilters Guild Programs

All programs are no charge to members. For more information, call Ginger Wanserski at 262-939-4808 or email gingerw1@att.net


October 29, 2018

Schoolhouse Workshops

4 LHQ members present a "How to" for various projects".  For more information, call Ginger Wanserski at 262-939-4808 or email gingerw1@att.net


November 26, 2018

Holiday Party, 6:00 pm Cocktails, 6:30 pm Dinner,  $23
The Hickory Hall, 5844 Douglas Ave., Racine

Payable at Oct. 29 meeting or mail to Dianna Zimmerman, 681-0753.

For more information, call Ginger Wanserski at 262-939-4808 or email gingerw1@att.net

Programs

NEW! 2019 Lighthouse Quilters Guild Programs

All programs are no charge to members. For more information, call Grace Kragness at 414-719-1188 or email gkragness.gk@gmail.com

January 28, 2019

Member Presentation:  Then and Now
Members bring in first to last quilts, tell how they got started and where they are now.  For more information, call Grace Kragness at 414-719-1188 or email
gkragness.gk@gmail.com


February 25, 2019
Joan Cain:  Honey, Let’s go to Home Depot

Will demonstrate things to purchase at a hardware store that are useful for quilting.  For more information, call Grace Kragness at 414-719-1188 or email
gkragness.gk@gmail.com


March 25, 2019
Mary Sue Fenner:  Handmade Jacket Trunk Show

One of a kind trunk show of dozens of handwoven, hand dyed and embellished jackets will be featured in this interactive trunk show.  For more information, call Grace Kragness at 414-719-1188 or email
gkragness.gk@gmail.com


April 29, 2019
Kim Lapacek:  Wildly Careening into Quits:  What I Learned by Not Knowing What I Didn’t Know - www.kimlapacek.com

One hour talk focuses on: 1 my journey as a quilter; 2 how challenges have shaped the quilter I’m becoming; 3 my addictions to quilt along and block of the moth programs. For more information, call Grace Kragness at 414-719-1188 or email gkragness.gk@gmail.com


April 30, 2019
WORKSHOP - Kim Lapacek:  Dresden Neighborhood - www.kimlapacek.com

Pull out your fun scraps and turn them into a unique Dresden Neighborhood.  We’ll put a “whimsical twist” on the traditional Dresden Plate, cutting, piecing, applique and stitching to make an adorable wall hanging.  Once you learn Kim’s techniques, you’ll never look at a traditional block the same way.  $35 per person. For more information, call Grace Kragness at 414-719-1188 or email
gkragness.gk@gmail.com


May 20, 2019
Mary Fisher:  TACKLE Approach to Organizing -
www.sortnrelease.com
Mary Fisher's TACKLE Approach to Organizing.  Organizing is more than just making your quilt area look "neat".  Organizing is a process of determining what is important to you and taking your quilt area through the needed changes in order to function efficiently and enjoyably. For more information, call Grace Kragness at 414-719-1188 or email
gkragness.gk@gmail.com


June 24, 2019
Chris Lynn Kirsch:  Friendship Quilts-Then and Now - www.chrisquilts.net
Whether they're called Autograph, Signature or Friendship quilts, these pieces of history capture and document people, places and memories like no other quilts.  Many vintage and modern pieces will be shared in this entertaining talk, along with a few patterns to get you started on your own friendship quilt. For more information, call Grace Kragness at 414-719-1188 or email
gkragness.gk@gmail.com


July 29, 2019
Annual Picnic and Rummage Sale

Members bring dish to pass.  Annual rummage sale. For more information, call Grace Kragness at 414-719-1188 or email gkragness.gk@gmail.com


August 26, 2019
Laura Wasilowski:  I Quilt; Therefore, I Am - www.artfabrik.com

A colorful and humorous history of the artist's life presented with slides of her narrative quilts like "Gus Cleans His Room" and "Nude Blue Chair Reclining".  The biographical section of the slide show is followed by information about the design process and techniques used in creating her quilts.  A selection of tunes from the Chicago School of Fusing Bond Fire Songbook will be sung throughout the lecture by the intrepid lecturer. A display of small art quilts and a trunk show of hand dyed fabric and threads from the Artfabrik dyers.  For more information, call Grace Kragness at 414-719-1188 or email gkragness.gk@gmail.com


August 27, 2019
WORKSHOP - Laura Wasilowski: Another Nuthouse - www.artfabrik.com

Recreate an image of your home, The Nut House.  Learn fusing techniques like pattern transfer, bias weaving and making it up as you go along.  Learn how to add hand embroidery and bind our small art quilt too.  Pattern templates are provided, but you will provide the fun and imagination.  Bring your Nut House to life with a kit of beautifully hand-dyed fabrics and threads.  $75 per person and $25 kit fee.  For more information, call Grace Kragness at 414-719-1188 or email gkragness.gk@gmail.com


September 23, 2019
Victoria Findlay Wolfe:  Creativity and Play:  The What and Why’s of Play - www.vfwquilts.com
PowerPoint presentation on 15 Minutes of Play with loads of quilts! Inspiring talk about my process, how to push your creativity.  I share enough to get you all creatively inspired, then we send you home on the creative buzz! Covers: Play, process, Double Wedding Rings and all new work. For more information, call Grace Kragness at 414-719-1188 or email gkragness.gk@gmail.com


September 24, 2019
WORKSHOP - Victoria Findlay Wolfe: Workshop TBD - www.vfwquilts.com
15 Minutes of Play - Double Wedding Ring - Modern Herringbone - Improve Lemoyne Star - Victory Block, $95 per person. For more information, call Grace Kragness at 414-719-1188 or email gkragness.gk@gmail.com


October 28, 2019
Schoolhouse Workshops

Members will move to 3-4 classrooms to learn techniques from selected members. For more information, call Grace Kragness at 414-719-1188 or email gkragness.gk@gmail.com


November 25, 2019
Holiday Party!  TBA

For more information, call Grace Kragness at 414-719-1188 or email gkragness.gk@gmail.com