March Meeting

When:                    Saturday, March 9, 2019

Who:                       Geoff Hamada, Quilter

Where:                 Lynden Community Center, 401 Grover Street, Lynden

Time:                       Registration starts at 9:30 a.m.  Program starts at 10:00 a.m.

Hamada

Geoff Hamada began quilting in the late 1980’s. In the 1990’s, he was Chair of Panelmaking for the Seattle Chapter of the Names Project AIDS Memorial Quilt. In 1995, Geoff took up Hawaiian quilting, working with master quilters in Honolulu and Hilo. In 2008, Geoff discovered the Pacific Northwest Quilt and Fiber Arts Museum subsequently serving on its Board from 2010–2014. In 2012 and 2018, he and the Museum’s then Curator, Kathleen Kok, co-curated exhibits of quilts by men–MATERIAL MEN 1 & 2.  Geoff has spent years researching the long–and often surprising–history of men in quilting, which allows him to bring a fuller context to his trunk show and the story of his journey as a quilter.

DIRECTIONS—Lynden Community Center, 401 Grover:

From the north: Take I-5 to exit #270 (Birch Bay-Lynden Rd). Go east on Birch Bay-Lynden Road to Meridian Street (WA 539). Go left on Meridian to Front St.  Turn right on Front (between two cemeteries) and travel on Front to 4th.  Turn left on 4th. The Community/Senior Center is at the corner of 4th and Grover.

From the south: Take I-5 to the Bellis Fair/Meridian Exit #256A Take Meridian (WA 539) north to Front St. Turn right on Front (between two cemeteries) and travel on Front to 4th.  Turn left on 4th. The Community/Senior Center is at the corner of 4th and Grover.

BRING TO THE MEETING (no host meeting, please bring auffle items & snacks):

Exchange Block

Auffle items

Snacks to share

Show and Share Items

Name Tag, Cash for Auffle

Admission for NQC members is paid for with membership.  $7 for non-members and for guests.

Bag lunch.

 

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