Lori Levar, Chairperson
Gems Workshop committee is cancelling all live workshops through the end of the year. We will host a third Saturday virtual workshop through a group text. All workshops are available for members to join and open sew or just pop in for awhile and chat. If you are on Facebook, please join the Gems of the Prairie “Members Only” page. This is where the Zoom links and the class information can be found.
Please email or text Lori LeVar with your name & phone number for each month’s event by Friday night before workshop.(firstname.lastname@example.org. OR 309-826-5009)
Workshops are held from 10am-2pm via ZOOM on the following dates:
April 17 – Strings class taught by Sue Wozniak. Click below for supplies and directions.
May15 – Special Event sponsored by the Program Committee: Emily Taylor, collage quilting.
June 3&4 – Special Event hosted by Programs committee. Candyce Grisham, Dresden Reimagined.
July 17 – Portrait Quilt taught by Cindy Peterson (look on Pinterest for ideas)
August – No workshop – hopefully we will be hosting the GEMS QUILT SHOW
October 9 – Scrap busting by ????
November- No Workshop -It’s time for November 2 Remember (first weekend)
December 11 – Open sewing for getting those Christmas gifts finished
Workshops are from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. unless otherwise stated
St. Paul Lutheran Church
1427 W Lake Avenue, Peoria, IL 61614
Workshop Doors Unlock 8:30 am Relock: 9:15 am
Arrange to call a friend to let you in after 9:15 am. You can leave at any time, but the door will lock behind you.
Gems Workshops & Education are of focused on showcasing our own Gems members
You will need to Bring: Sewing machine, cords, scissors, rulers, rotary cutter, seam ripper, thread, extra bobbins, extra needles, pins. Optional items: Marking chalk, pencil, or marker, comfortable chair, task lighting, water bottle.
Beverages: There is a vending machine for soda ($.50 — Quarters only). Snacks: You may bring your own snacks — any extras to share are always welcome!
Lunch: you may bring your own (refrigerator is available) or go out to nearby restaurants
Questions.…please use the “Contact Us” Tab. Your question will be forwarded to the Workshop Chairperson