Workshops  2019

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 2019

Bringing you “The All Star Gems of the Guild”

Gems Workshops & Education are of focused on showcasing our own Gems members

July 20–Sue Krause “Great Set’s”

This is a design workshop 

You will learn:

• To take orphan blocks, blocks from exchanges, blocks that you don’t know what to do with, etc., and put them together in pleasing arrangements
• Help others and have others help you with design ideas
• Use colors to change the look of designs
• Learn how to take blocks that aren’t “perfect” and correct them to make it easier to use in a great quilt.

 

Signup starts at the June meeting.
September 21–To Be Announced
October 19–To Be Announced

Workshop General Information Thanks for joining us at a Gem’s workshop!  They are always a lot of fun and  a great way to learn new skills and to get know other Gem’s members.  A handout with specific list of items to bring for individual workshop will be provided after you sign up for the workshop.If is is a “sewing workshop” Gems will provide:  Extension cords, irons, starch, communal cutting mats, thread catcher sacks.

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.

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Save the Date!  November 1st & 2nd

November To Remember—a Gems Tradition!

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Mystery Workshop Quilts Completed and Displayed at the Gems of the Prairie Quilt Show