Speakers

EBHQ educational sessions are held the last Monday of the month, excluding July and December. Our May session 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.  Brief announcements start 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.



October 29, 2018

Pam Rocco - Anthropology Quilts: Quilts Inspired by Ethnic Models

Pam has long been fascinated by design traditions of other cultures and the detailed processes they use to create art objects which are part of their everyday lives. Using examples from almost 50 years of quilting, Pam will show how ethnic influences have shaped the quilts she’s made. Quilts from Appalachia and the American South, those made by Native Americans and the Amish, and textiles from Africa and Asia have all influenced her work in ways she is still trying to understand. She’ll explain how she translates an ethnic model into a functional quilt, and show examples of quilts she’s made using this process.




November 26, 2018
Kathy Ritter

Annual Show & Tell

Members show off their handiwork.  It's the best attended meeting of the year and lots of fun and laughs...no judgement.  For more information on how to participate, click here.










No meeting in December


January 28, 2019


Deborah Boschert - Stitching, Symbols, and Signature Style

Deborah shares her most recent art quilts and talks about developing her own personal style, including examples of her favorite techniques, materials, and themes. Deborah talks about many symbolic shapes in her art quilts and she’ll discuss how those came to be. She’ll also tell stories about exciting collaborations, surprising discoveries, and finding inspiration in unexpected places.




February 25, 2019

Sue Fox/Julia McLeod - Silk and Salvage: new Quilts from Rescued Materials

Sue Fox and Julia McLeod are thrilled to be sharing our Silk & Salvage quilt-making story with our own home guild. Over the past 15 years we have made dozens and dozens of quilts using silk and other materials salvaged from unlikely sources. and we’ll show and talk about why these unusual materials intrigue us. As local gals, we’ll also share our local resources, where we look for and find fantastic textiles—and show how we determine the fiber content when there is no label at hand. Our slideshow gives you a peek into each of our studios, as it follows how we've developed a few of our projects. Plus— we’ll bring about 15 to 20 quilts for a good old fashioned trunk show. All in all, it promises to be a colorful and inspiring evening!