November 2017 Meeting

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Hosted By:                EverGreen Quilters

When:                         Saturday, November 11, 2017     judy irish quilt

Who:                            Judy Irish, “Star Struck & More!”

Where:                        Washington Educational Credit Union,                                                                                    Ferndale, WA

Time:                            Registration starts at 9:30 a.m.

Program starts at 10:00 a.m.

Program:                 Sewing and quilting has been a part of my life for many years….although my long-arm business only began late in 1997.  As long as I can remember, I have collected and created in all matter of media.   My parents provided a great support for me in my creative endeavors…our whole family always making something…whether it was a mess, or building a house!!    I graduated from Michigan State in 1964 with a degree in art.  As an art teacher in California, my interest in quilting began in the 60’s, and in the early 90’s, when my sister introduced me to rotary cutters and mats, I knew I had found a great way to create art with fabric and thread.

I love wildly colorful quilts and using humor whenever possible, which is most of the time.  Getting students to see that quilting should be fun and creative, freeing them from obsessive perfection, and just encouraging them to  “play” gives most quilters a view of this art form that many have been afraid to see.  That is why I try to make my classes a supportive, stress-free, and creative environment.

DIRECTIONS to WECU at 5659 Barrett Rd, Ferndale, WA:

Driving South: Exit 262 (Main St) Turn left on Main and cross I-5 to light.  Turn right onto Pacific Hwy. Turn right into WECU parking lot.

Driving North: Exit 262 (Main St) Exit lane makes a 180 degree turn to Main.  Go straight through the light across Main onto Pacific Hwy.  Turn right into WECU parking lot.

DUES ARE BEING COLLECTED AT THE NOVEMBER MEETING FOR 2018:

Dues are $30/year. Mail them in or pay at a meeting.  Dues must be paid up by the 1st of February to continue to receive the newsletter AND to be allowed to sign up for the Retreat.  Due to heavy demand for retreat seats we will give preference to current active members (remember we take attendance at the meetings).

 

 

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