Speakers

EBHQ general meetings are held the last Monday of the month, excluding July and December. Our May meeting is held the next-to-last Monday because of Memorial Day. We start to gather at 6:30 to greet one another, view displayed quilts, find pamphlets describing regional quilting events, or check out books from our extensive library.  A brief business meeting starts at 7:30 p.m., followed by a featured speaker from the quilting world. Guest admission is $5.   Map for Educational Sessions
   
 
                                                                   photo by Rachel Holmen

Speaker Velda Newman's award winning quilt, Zinnia, (88" X 211") is admired at a recent EBHQ meeting.




February 27, 2017

Kathryn Alison Pellman - "A Fashionista's Journey - Quilts Whimsical to Traditional"
  


A journey from fashion design to traditional and hand-pieced minatures to cartoon quilts.









March 27, 2017

Catherine Redford - "Lessons Learned While Quilting"  


In this lecture experienced quilter and teacher Catherine Redford will introduce you to her life as a quilter and the many and varied lessons she has learned along the way. Catherine will share around 50 quilts by way of demonstration or via slides. Not always serious, but definitely informative, look forward to a fun hour of quilts and inspiration.




April 24, 2017

Tara Faughnan- "From Scissors and Carboard to Instagram:  the Evolution of a Contemporary Quilter

 

In this lecture Tara shares the stories and quilts of her journey from traditional to modern quilter, with stop-offs in contemporary and art quilting along the way. Her philosophy is about embracing all aspects of quilting to create in the present time.



May 22, 2017

Linda Wagner - "Color is not a Four Letter Word"

www.lindawagnerquilts.com

This lecture includes samples of quilts and garments of the quilter's progression with use of color. This is not a lecture about art principles, but rather about simple, easy to apply principles that will take the fear factor out of color choices. This lecture includes techniques to help stretch your personal "comfort zone."





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