BVQ Programs 2020
January 14, 2020: Deb Finan and Ken Gamache, President, Quilting Treasures - Modern Fabric Manufacture
February 11, 2020: Sew-In for Charity
March 10, 2020: Meg Cox - A fun, inspiring lecture that changes lives. Meg is an expert on ritual and has written 4 books on tradition. Meg shows quilters how to create powerful personal rituals.
April 14, 2020 APRIL MEETING CANCELLED due to Covid-19 restrictions
May 12, 2020 Virtual ZOOM Meeting - Join us for a special evening from your favorite chair at home and a nice dessert item. We will have a Special Guest joining us for a short message.
- Special Lecture and Trunk Show: Cheryl Lynch, OyVey Quilts = One Quilter’s Journey Into The World of Fabric Design
- Updates from our President, Board, and Committees
June 9, 2020: Annual BVQ sew-in cancelled, replaced by Virtual Meeting. Ann Shaw: The Craft of Art Quilts Ann debates the “art vs craft” of quilts, aesthetics and processes of quilt making, qualities inherent in what we do as quilters and common hallmarks shared by quilts.
June 13, 2020 NoonFREE Zoom Workshop by Ann Shaw. Ann has prepared a free mini workshop She will do a tutorial on her Red Heart/Gold Star quilt and campaign to honor heroes!! Come and learn her techniques
June 26-30, 2020 Various on-line Workshops by Ann Shaw.
July 14, 2020 - 7 PM Sheri Cifaldi Morrill will present via Zoom her Content, Concepts & Quilts lecture. Our own life experiences can play a big role in our work as quilters. In this presentation and trunk show, Sheri will share how she applies her graphic design training and practices to design quilts while showing a selection of her award-winning quilts. Sheri will talk about her creative journey and process.
July 18,2020 - Workshop with Sheri Cifaldi Morrill 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM via Zoom. Sheri will provide us with a day of Walking Foot Quilting. Learn how to manage your quilts of all sizes and how to achieve the look you want with your domestic machine. Sheri will give us a full day of tips and hands-on practice in your own sewing room! $70 for BVQ Members / $75 for Non Members
August 11, 2020 Judy Coates-Perez will Inspire us with her approach to Art Quilts with a lecture (via Zoom). "It's All in the Process." Artful and stunning...Judy is an amazing talent with equally intriguing techniques for creating work that is art in fabric! Judy is an artist, explorer, image wrangler, knowledge seeker, creative alchemist, and purveyor of inspiration, helping others channel creativity on a daily basis.
- No Workshops will be offered in August. Watch for more information about upcoming workshops opening this Fall! We have something in the works for everyone to include hand-stitched paper piecing to improv modern design and piecing...stay tuned!
September 8, 2020 Rebecca Bryan Lecture
October 13, 2020 Sarah Bond Lecture
November 1, 2020 Giuseppe Ribauldo Lecture TBD
December 8, 2020 Holiday Potluck
Read about our previous speakers and programs here.