Saturday, February 23, 2008

Debbie Davis presents program on foundation piecing

Debbie Davis presented an informative program on Foundation Piecing at the Pine Belt Quilters February 20 meeting. She demonstrated several methods for this accurate technique and showed examples. Debbie will teach a paper piecing workshop to members next week.
Fifteen members brought in entry forms for the Juried Quilt Exhibit at the Lucile Parker Gallery at William Carey University in Hattiesburg. Opening Reception will be held March 27 at 5:00 PM. The show will continue until May 1.
A report of the Mississippi Quilt Association Fall Gathering in Natchez was given. Many of our members are making plans to attend the Annual Educational Seminar and Show in Baton Rouge sponsored by Gulf States Quilting Association March 13-16. 2008 Seminar teachers are Jackie Robinson, Sharon Schamber, Harriet Hargrave, Charlotte Angotti, Mary Stori, Mary Sorensen, Mary Ellen Kranz, Judy Spiers, Judy Holley, and Lucy Landry.

Tuesday, February 5, 2008

Pine Belt Quilters Website updated February 2008

Our 2008 plans are now posted on our updated website. Programs and special events are listed in addition to those all-important forms for the 12th Biennial Fiber Art & Quilt Show on October 10-11-12 at Lake Terrace Convention Center in Hattiesburg.

We've grown to a three-day event featuring lectures, trunk shows, fashion shows, a thread bar workshop, boutique, vendors, and lots more exciting things. We are pleased to have Flavin Glover as our judge and also trunk show presenter; Linda Schmidt of Dublin, CA, with her award-winning fashions from past IQA shows; Judy Spiers, PBQ's own member and recent winner in Paducah and Houston; and Kathy Ward of Superior Threads with a thread bar workshop.

Make your plans now to enter your quilts in this show. Mark your calendar to attend.