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You will find the Minutes of the January 2016 meeting under “Member Info” – Minutes/Newsletters.
Call for Artists 970West Studio, Artist in Residence.
You will find under “AQuA Show Info” the Calls for Entry for two upcoming shows:
The Registration Form has been corrected to show that your $100 deposit is due on FEBRUARY 16, 2016, not February 15th, which is a postal holiday. It can be found under “Upcoming Workshops” Patty Hawkin Workshop.
So remember your deposit must be mailed with a post mark of FEBRUARY 16, 2016.
The registration information and the supply list for the Patty Hawkins workshop is now available under “Upcoming Workshops.” If you have any questions contact Susan Strickland.
Subject: KAFM Art Auction
Date: 2015-12-14 18:02
From: “Lorie Gregor” <email@example.com>
GALLERY 88.1 WANTS YOU!
Dear Friend of KAFM,
AN ART HAPPENING: just what you would expect when KAFM community radio
and the art community meet. _GALLERY 88.1 – ART INTERPLAY_ is a
week-long event celebrating art of the Grand Valley starting FEBRUARY
27, 2016 and culminating in a live auction on MARCH 5, 2016 in the KAFM Radio Room.
What’s in it for you? A 60/40 split for the artist and KAFM, on-air
Interviews with artists all week, promotion of artists on the KAFM
website with links to the artist, over 250 promotional spots on air, and
KAFM emails to over a thousand KAFM supporters featuring artists and
their art. Emails will be forwarded through KAFM partners Grand Junction
Commission on Arts and Culture, Major Arts and Culture Organization and
_GALLERY 88.1 – ART INTERPLAY_ begins Saturday, February 27 with
preview night at KAFM Community Radio. Artists meet the press and mix
with each other in the Radio Room. The exhibit opens to the public the
following day and runs for the next six days from 12:00 TO 8:00 PM.
Every day features different artists with live radio interviews, public
interaction and web page updates for media access and distribution. The
public will vote for their favorite artwork and People’s Choice and
Artist’s Choice Awards will be presented just before the auction on
We need your RSVP by January 8, 2016 to firstname.lastname@example.org with
your name, medium, approximate size of piece, email, and phone. Space is
limited so don’t wait to respond!
TAKE YOUR PLACE AS A LEADER OF THE REGIONAL ART COMMUNITY, HAVE FUN WITH
FELLOW ARTISTS AND HELP SUSTAIN KAFM RADIO, THE VOICE FOR REGIONAL ART,
CULTURE AND MUSIC IN WESTERN COLORADO.
KAFM Executive Director
Lorie Gregor *Recreation Coordinator * Grand Junction Parks and
The Minutes of the October 20, 2015 meeting are posted under “Member Info” >newsletters.
CQC OCTOBER E-BLAST
Hello CQC Members and Friends!!!
Isn’t fall a wonderful time of year in Colorado? While you are out and about enjoying the beautiful Colorado fall colors and weather, there a few quilting activities happening around the State for you to enjoy as well. Please pass on this information to your fellow quilters, guild members or shop customers to spread our joy of quilting.
The Colorado Quilting Council invites everyone to attend their regular meetings. Guest fees are $10 per meeting. Meetings start at 10AM and the speaker starts around 11:30. Or, for only $25 annually, become a CQC member and enjoy 10 guest speakers, access to a large library, discounted class fees, retreats and more. Anyone joining after August 1st will only pay $12.50 for dues to enjoy CQC membership for the remainder of this calendar year.
To encourage CQC members to share the joy of CQC, members who bring a friend and pay for their friend’s guest fee, will receive a discounted guest fee of $5.00 AND your friend will receive a free gift from CQC! Membership forms can be obtained on the CQC website or at a meeting.
See the entire 2015 CQC schedule, maps, membership forms, class registration and other details at www.ColoradoQuiltCouncil.com.
Guilds and Shops – Please help spread the word about CQC and the Quilting community by kindly posting advertised events for your customers in your shops and on your social medias (newsletter, emails, Facebook, etc.)
You can buy ads in the CQC newsletter when the group has meetings in your area (deadline is the 12th of a month, before the meeting). You are also welcome to place flyers about your shop on the publicity table at the meetings and make any announcements to the group when you are invited to during the CQC meeting ($10 guest fee applies for non-members). Members love to stop at shops on the way home, especially if there is a sale.
The next deadline for providing information you would like the quilting community to know about is on October 8th. Just send your announcements to Kathy Young at email@example.com.
UPCOMING CQC EVENTS:
FUTURE CQC MEETINGS AND WORKSHOPS:
THE OCTOBER CQC MEETING will be held on October 24th at the King of Kings Lutheran Church at 2561 Vinewood Ln., PUEBLO. Registration begins at 9:30 and the General Meeting starts at 10:00. Wendy Mathson will be the guest speaker and workshop presenter. Wendy is a self-proclaimed “author, teacher, designer, inventor, illustrator, guild speaker and general quilt fanatic.” She is also the organizer of Prayers & Squares, The Prayer Quilt Ministry. This interfaith non-profit organization as of March, 2013, has over 1100 chapters and is in 11 countries.
The title of Wendy’s workshop is, “Storm at Sea: From Traditional to Contemporary, an Ocean of Design Possibilities.” Wendy will introduce participants to her self-designed tool, the Mathson TRIMplate Ruler (not required to be purchased for the class). The workshop will be held on October 25th at Hawk’s Landing Studio, 864 E. Hayed Dr., Pueblo West, from 9 am – 3:30 pm. The cost for CQC members is $55 and $75 for non-members. There is a 14 participant limit. You can get to know more about Wendy by visiting her website at quiltsbywendy.com.
THERE WILL NOT BE A NOVEMBER CQC MEETING
The DECEMBER CQC MEETING will be on Saturday, December 5th, at the Professional Learning & Conference Center, 15771 East 1st avenue, Aurora. We are excited to feature modern quilter, instructor and author, Jacquie Gering as the guest speaker and workshop presenter. Jacquie will lecture and present her trunk show, “Modern Quilting: Know it When You See It.”
Jacquie will also give a one day workshop on Sunday, December 6th, titled “Slice and Insert Improvisation” from the book Quilting Modern: Techniques and Projects for Improvisational Quilts. The workshop will be held at the Parker Adventist Hospital Conference Center, 9395 Crown Crest Boulevard, Parker (enter through the doors by the Cafeteria on the SW corner of the hospital.) The cost for the workshop is $55 for CQC members and $75 for non-members.
Jacquie is a contributing designer and author for Stitch, Modern Patchwork, Quilter’s World and Quilter’s Quarterly. Her quilts have also been featured in other national and international publications. Jacquie is a leader in the modern quilting movement, serving on the board of directors of the National Modern Quilt Guild. She teaches and talks quilting across the country and shares her designs and quilting knowledge on her popular blog, Tallgrass Prairie Studio. You can find more information and get to know more about Jacquie by visiting her website at tallgrassprairiestudio and at Craftsy’s website, http://www.craftsy.com/instructors/jacquie-gering.
NON-CQC ANNOUNCEMENTS AND EVENTS
Visit the Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum (RMQM) in 2015 – RMQM is located at 1213 Washington Ave, downtown Golden. Open 10-4 Monday through Saturday and 11-4 Sundays. There is plenty of free parking in the lot behind the museum. Visit rmqm.org or call 303-215-9001 for details on all museum events. Ongoing happenings throughout 2015 include:
October 2–31: Fremont Center for the Arts hosts Fiber + Art = Fun, Tue–Sat 10:00a–4:00p at the Center located at 505 Macon, Canon City. The display features four distinct themes interpreted in fiber by members of the Westcliffe Contemporary Quilters and Fiber Artists: Shakespeare on the Loose, Faces, the Rainbow Trail, and the “Slices” challenge that required 4 different artists to each create an artwork depicting one section, or slice, of an image. fremontarts.org
Georgetown Heritage Center – October’s theme at the center is “Wool and Felting” and we will offer weekly felting workshops conducted by Karin Niedfelt of Fancy Tiger Crafts. Karin, who has a history background, will curate an exhibit about the history of felting that will run through the month of October. The cost is $5. You can visit the Georgetown Heritage Center website for more details at Georgetown Heritage Center.
October 13: Join us for a special evening on Tuesday, October 13, 7 – 9 p.m., when The Longmont Quilt Guild welcomes popular quilt historian and appraiser, Jeananne Wright, for her program “Sew Many Pieces: 3,000 and Counting.”
An avid collector, Ms. Wright’s presentation will focus on the many quilts she owns that contain over 3,000 pieces. Jeananne will educate the audience about each quilt’s story, construction insights, and the different time periods in which they were made. Jeananne will also share stories about how she has managed to acquire one of the Country’s most complete collections of over 600 quilts, some of which date from 1811.
The meeting will occur at the First Evangelical Lutheran Church, 803 Third Avenue, in Longmont. The meeting is free to LQG members; there is a $5 guest fee for non-members. For more information, visit www.longmontquiltguild.org.
October 16 – 17: The Longmont Quilt Guild proudly presents its eighth annual “Fantabulous Quilt Show With Boutique,” Friday, October 16, 1:00-8:00 p.m.; Saturday, October 17, 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., in Barn A at the Boulder County Fairgrounds in Longmont Colorado. The Show will feature:
• Over 100 quilts on display, made by Guild members who reside in Boulder, Larimer, Weld and surrounding Counties
• A Boutique area, teeming with quilts and handcrafted items for sale
• Antique Quilt Bed Turnings with noted quilt historian and appraiser, Jeananne Wright
• Vendor Area, featuring four quilt shops
• Exhibits highlighting the Guild’s Outreach activities
• Viewer’s Choice voting for the winning quilts
• Admission to the show is $5; children under 12 are free. There is no charge to shop in the Boutique Sales Area. Visit www.longmontquiltguild.org for a reduced admission coupon.
November 4 – 8: The Handweavers Guild of Boulder will be holding its Annual Sale and Show Wednesday, November 4 through Sunday, November 8 from 10-6 each day (Sunday 10-3), at the Boulder County Fairgrounds, 9595 Nelson Rd, Longmont. There is no cost for admission and free parking. Come and enjoy this unique event presented by over one hundred Front Range fiber artists.
Along with a juried exhibit of work by new and established fiber artists, you’ll find thousands of quality handmade items for sale as well as a juried show. Created by local weavers, knitters, bead artists, quilters, spinners, felters, and basket makers, there is plenty to choose from: artwork, jewelry, clothing and accessories, household items, ornaments, cards, and more. For more information, visit www.handweaversofboulder.org.
November 8 – 9: Rocky Mountain Creative Guilters (RMCQ) hosts fiber artist, Lea McComus, for a one-day workshop on November 8th entitled “Making Faces” featuring thread painting. She will also lecture on November 9th at our regularly scheduled meeting. Visit Lea’s website at leamccomas.com to learn of her many accomplishments, published works, and see just how she successfully brings life to images through the use of fabric and thread.
RMCQ is a contemporary art quilters’ guild that meets the 2nd Monday of the month at the Fort Collins Senior Center, 1200 Raintree Drive, Fort Collins. Membership dues are $35 per year or $5 per meeting. Visit their website at r-m-c-q.org for more information.
November 10: See the heritage of quilting come alive on Tuesday, November 10, 7:00 p.m., as the Longmont Quilt Guild presents “Three Generations of Quilters.” The program will spotlight quilts created by one family whose passion for quilting began in the mid-1800’s and was passed on to future generations as a highly revered and important tradition.
Rebecca Weise, along with her mother, Alice Chestnut, and quilt historian, Jeananne Wright, will provide an extensive trunk show, showcasing all the quilts made through the lives of the women in Rebecca’s family, spanning three generations. Please join us for a night of great story-telling, old family photographs and jaw-dropping, award-winning quilts.
The program will be presented at the First Evangelical Lutheran Church, the corner of Third Avenue and Terry Street in Longmont. The meeting is free to LQG members; there is a $5 guest fee for non-members. For more details, visit www.longmontquiltguild.org.