2022 - 2023 Programs and Workshops

Members of the Salt Creek Quilters Guild can sign up for workshops at the monthly meetings or by contacting the chairs of the Programs Committee -- Theresa Rodgers and Linda Wolf. You can reach them at scqgprogramchairs@gmail.com. Other contact information can be found in the your membership directory or use the form on the Contact page.

 

Workshop Location

Township of Lyons

6404 Joliet Road, Countryside, IL 60525

(South side of Joliet Road, between WillowSprings Road and  Brainard)

 

Workshop Hours

Doors open at 8:30am   

Full Day Workshops from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm  Half Day Workshops from 9:00 am - noon

Workshop Costs

Zoom full day classes are $40 members and $50 for nonmembers.

Zoom 1/2 day classes are $25 for members and $30 for nonmembers.

 

In person full day classes are $40 members and $50 for nonmembers.

In person 1/2 classes are $30 for members and $35 for nonmembers.

Classes are open to nonmembers 60 days prior to class date.
You may email to be place on a waiting list.

Guest/Lecture Costs

$10 nonmembers

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September 8, 2022   Thursday

Lecture

7:00 pm 

We start the year with Jane Sassaman  http://janesassaman.com, award winning quilter and designer for FreeSpirit fabrics, who will talk to us about the creative process she uses in designing fabric, entitled “Jane’s Textile Treasure Garden”.

September 9, 2022    Friday

Workshop

9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Jane Sassaman In-person workshop

“Domestic Bliss: Abstract Applique Still Life”

We will begin this workshop by looking at examples of abstract still lives by several 20th century artists. Then we will simplify our subjects by cutting paper shapes to play with perspective, light and shadow and composition. Then we will transform our paper pictures into fabric appliqué.

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October 13, 2022   Thursday

Lecture

7:00 pm 

Carl Hentsch  http://www.3dogdesignco.com, pattern designer and author of books including New York Beauties & Flying Geese, Amish Inspired Quilts, and Stars and Stripes Forever, will give a lecture on Amish Inspired Quilts for Today.

October 14, 2022   Friday

Workshop

9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Carl Hentsch In-person workshop “Fly Over”

Quiltmakers will learn multiple techniques in the class: Foundation piecing, Y-seams, and using templates. 

Pre-printed foundation patterns available for $5.00. 

Pattern available at https://shop.mybluprint.com/quilting/patterns/fly-over-2/668440

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November 10, 2022   Thursday

Lecture

7:00 pm 

In November, our lecturer will be Professor Tracy Vaughn-Manley, Ph.D, of Northwestern University’s Dept. of African American Studies.  Dr. Vaughn-Manley discusses the distinctive aspects that define the Black Aesthetic quilting tradition and how quilting is used by Black women writers: Toni Morrison, Nikki Giovanni, and others to assert individual/collective agency and build community(ies).

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November 12, 2022   Saturday

Workshop

9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Carol Wilhoit https://www.carolquilts.com/  will lead a workshop entitled “Five Great Zipper Bags”.  She will have kits available for $22.00.  Think Holiday gifts!!

To see a list of the quilting experts who have spoken at past Salt Creek Quilters Guild meetings, please click here.