Your program committee are pleased to announce the following program events for the 2020/2021 year.
January 12th – Zoom Meeting
Brandy Maslowski is a quilter and fibre artist who loves humans, hiking, travel and tea. She is a quilt teacher, speaker, judge and the author of children’s picture book Kristy’s Quilt. She has been a light-hearted stitcher for 30 years. From clumsy beginner quilter all the way to showing her fibre art in galleries, Brandy has a passion for fabric, stitch, colour, texture and everything quilting. She loves to host her annual Ignite Okanagan Quilting Retreat and travel the world with quilters to ignite their creativity with the tag line “More JOY, less OVERWHELM.” You can find her as the Quilter on Fire on Youtube, Facebook and Instagram or visit her website at www.quilteronfire.com.
STUDIO MAGNIFICENT LECTURE: Published in Studios magazine Spring 2011 and the Summer 2012 issue and most recently in Quilter’s Connection Magazine in 2017, Brandy explores clearing clutter, organizing your stash, and managing your creative space. She inspires with tips on storage and ideas to make your space a creative sanctuary that you will want to return to again and again.
Quilt Speaker, Teacher and Judge
February 9 – Zoom Meeting
Vivian Kapusta will be giving a presentation on colour.
March 9th – Zoom Meeting
Sonja Oblak – Thrifted, Gifted or Free – Using Pre-owned Fabrics in Quilts
1. My ‘WHY’ of using thrifted fabrics in quilt making and other projects
2. What I look for when I go thrifting: a virtual shopping trip
3. Trunk Show: My Thrifted Linen Quilts
Sonya started quilting 23 years ago. She now loves to design and create one of a kind quilts, often using thrifted fabrics, especially linen. When she’s not in her studio, you can find her enjoying all that the Yukon outdoors provides: open space, peace, tranquility, and lots and lots of inspiration.
April 13th – Zoom Meeting
Krista Hennebury – Aurafil thread presentation
May 11th – Zoom Meeting
Karen Brown from Just Get It Done Quilts