Sunday, October 28, 2012

Two Upcoming Quilting Events

Hi all, please see the info below (also sent to your email, if you belong to Big Tent) regarding these two upcoming events! Please stay safe during the storm (if you have electricity, work on your potholders for the November meeting!)

-Jess S.


Courthouse Quilter's Class with Teri Lucas

Courthouse Quilters is offering freemotion quilting classes with Teri Lucas in Frenchtown on Nov 10 or 11.

Visit Teri's website to see more about what she does.

The cost is $55 for non-members.
Classes are 10-4 at Darcy Lodge in Frenchtown, NJ

There are a few spaces left. Contact Helle-May Cheney at or Carol Esch at


Quilt Designer Weeks Ringle Visit PQW - Nov. 15-17
Weeks Ringle and Bill Kerr say of their work: "We make quilts that are expressive in the time in which we live." Their interest is focused on what it means to be a quiltmaker in the here and now keeps their work fresh, modern, and original.

Weeks also writes the widely-read craft and creativity blog, Craft Nectar (

Owners of Modern Quilt Studio, a contemporary design studio in Oak Park, Illinois, Bill and Weeks infuse creativity into every part of their lives while designing and stitching every custom quilt themselves. They share a strong design education and quilting background and embrace roles as teachers and coaches in helping quilters find their own voice. Modern Quilt Studio is recognized by high-end art museums and collectors, and has been commissioned from people and organizations all over the world to create unique quilt designs. Their quilts have appeared in national magazines, in prestigious museums such as the American Folk Art Museum, on the beds of inns and private estates, in craft and decorative art shows internationally, and even as a math textbook cover.

Weeks and Bill are authors of Transparency Quilts, Quilts Made Modern, The Modern Quilt Workshop, and The Quiltmaker's Color Workshop.

Trunk Show and Book Signing
Thursday, November 15th at 7 pm
Fee is $10 (20% discount on her books)

Weeks Ringle: The Role of Color in Your Quilts
Friday, November 16th, 10 to 5
Fee is $120

Seeing Your Stash in a New Way
Using Your Stash to to Mix Color, Pattern & Scale in Your Quilts
Saturday, November 17th, 10 to 5
Fee is $120

Contact Pennington Quilts Works to register for these classes or for further details.