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June's Presentation: Mixed Media Fiber Art - Fabric Collage, Gelli Plate Printing and Embroidery
Presenter: Lynne Born

Mixed media fiber artist Lynne Born will share her innovative technique combining fabric, gelli plate printing, collage, paper, hand and machine embroidery and watercolor to create textile art. Her work is often woman-centric in the imagery of the pieces and to honor the centuries-long art and legacy of woman’s embroidery. To honor the tradition of women’s art and embroidery, every one of Lynne’s pieces includes a single stitch of her mothers’ thread. Lynne blends multiple layers of monoprints, antique and contemporary fiber, acrylic, dye and watercolor, hand and machine stitching, working with themes of abstracted nature, spiritual transformation, and the five elements.

Demonstration: Making Fabric Postcards - Ellen Switkes
Postcard Exchange regular Ellen Switkes will share her enthusiasm for making fabric postcards with this demonstration. Catch the fever and sign up to make and send one.

Block Party: The block for May is Log Cabin.  Feel free to create any variation, wonky or traditional. Much more information here.                           

Postcard Exchange - When you register for Quilters Gather, check "yes" to the postcard question ONLY if you want to make and send a fabric postcard in the two weeks following the program. Check “no” if you are not interested.


Show and Tell: Please share your current projects with us. Email photos to EBHQuilters.Gather@gmail.com at least one day before the next session. State the category: Block of the Month, Color Study, Postcard Exchange, Quilts. Include your full name, title of piece if any, dimensions of quilt or block, a brief story or information about the piece, and/or the postcard partner names. Please note: When you email your images to Quilters Gather you are automatically giving permission for EBHQ to display your work.


Virtual Open Studio: We would love to see where you make your beautiful projects - whether a studio, bedroom, dining room table. Help inspire others by sharing your space and organizational tips and ideas at a future Quilters Gather. More information here.

Quilters Gather Hosts,

Valerie, Claire, Fredda & Vanina

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Held the second Thursday of the month at 7:00 pm.   


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Sample postcards by Nancy Wiilliams, Michelle Radcliffe, Michelle Leveler, Ellen Switkes, Nancy Cayton and Claire Sherman

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