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Wool Hand Appliqué

St Paul Lutheran Church 1427 W Lake Avenue, Peoria, IL

Wool Hand Applique’ class taught by Michelle from Quilt Corner. Kits and sign up will be available in July.

Mary Kerr – Wonky Star: Improv with a Vintage Twist

St Paul Lutheran Church 1427 W Lake Avenue, Peoria, IL

Embrace the magic as you’re given permission to combine the love of vintage with a fun modern aesthetic. Work with vintage textiles to create a wonky star with lots of negative space for modern quilting designs. The workshop is packed full of tips for working with vintage fragments and ways to showcase these treasured pieces. Students are encouraged to bring their own vintage blocks and pieces or they may purchase a kit of their choice in class (pricing information to come at a later date). Finished sizes will vary. Visit Mary's website: marywkerr.com Members: $45 ($46 online via PayPal) Non-members:…

November to Remember

Come bring your projects, your tools, and sew all night and all day with your quilting friends. Sign Up to bring food using the Sign Up link that will be sent to members. Includes dinner, breakfast and lunch.


January Workshop – Chandelier Quilt

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This is a ZOOM ONLY workshop. The pattern is by Vanessa Goertzen, and can be found in her book "Charm School," or for free online on her blog. We will post a link to the free pattern on the Gems Facebook Members Only Page, or you can contact us and we will send you the link. Fabric requirements for a 60 x 60 inch quilt is 2 charm packs or 7 fat quarters, or scraps, plus 3 yards of background fabric. The blocks are simple, but set on-point, so if you've never tried doing that, this is a great time…

February Workshop- Paper Pieced “L-O-V-E”

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This will be a ZOOM ONLY workshop. These paper-pieced letters spell out "LOVE" to be arranged in a row or in a square. Could make a cute wall quilt, table topper, table runner or pillow. We will share the link to the pattern soon.

March Workshop- Service Projects

We are planning to meet IN PERSON to work together on Gems' Community Service Projects. Save the date! More details TBA.

Jill Shaulis of Yellow Creek Quilt Designs

Jill Shaulis of Yellow Creek Quilt Designs. Jill will be teaching a workshop that has not yet been determined. Keep watching your newsletter for updated information.