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.


June 29, 2020    CANCELLED ... All June, 2020 meetings and workshops have been cancelled.


Marjan Kluepfel- Evolution of an Art Quilter and a Fabric Dyer

Marjan has been creating art quilts for 25 years. In this information packed lecture she discusses her personal methods for finding inspiration and creating designs. Her sewing and quilting techniques will be included, as well as her intensive use of fiber reactive dyes and textile paints, and many innovative art techniques. Come and see lots of inspiring quilts….no slides!






August 31, 2020

Latifah Saafir - How Many Ways to Sew a Curve



An exhilarating walk through Latifah’s exploration of sewing curves as seen through her quilts - traditional piecing, six minute circles, bias tape appliqué as well as the development of The Clammy™ and much more!








September 28, 2020

Roderick Kiracofe - Unconventional and Unexpected Quilts



Roderick will present a program in collaboration with Stacey Sharman, one of the owners of Hello Stitch Studio in Berkeley in which he will show quilts and tops of particular styles and patterns that he discovered and loved while gathering his collection of Unconventional and Unexpected quilts. Stacey will use these pieces in her workshop as inspiration and jumping off points for participants to make their own creations.