Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Jan 2014 Happy New Year

What a way to start the new year, I hope everyone is able to catch up from their holidays and able to adjust to everyday life. Our Newsletter committee worked very hard in getting our newsletter ready and you can find it on the sidebar those that cannot remember their password please contact us.

Our Guest speaker for January is:

January Guest Speaker – Tracy Lawko – Sources of Inspiration

Tracey reveals how her textile art has developed –inspired by childhood interests and continual experimentation. Tracy will share pieces of her work and present a slide show.

Tracey is an award-winning quilter, longarmer, embroiderer, and textile artist. Combining her love of traditional needlework techniques with freemotion longarm machine stitching, she creates realistic portraits of plants

and the Ontario landscape. Her dimensional still life and densely stitched landscapes are sold through art galleries. Tracey’s work has been selected for national and international level shows, including Fibreworks, Threadworks, National Juried Show, Grand National Quilt Show, World Quilt Competition and the Niche Awards. She is a member of the International Association of Professional Quilters, Canadian Quilters Association, the Toronto Guild of Stitchery, York Heritage Quilters Guild and the Ontario Crafts Council. She is a CQA Certified Quilt Judge.

You can find more about her under Program and guest speaker on the sidebar there is a link to her site.

Remember to bring your Quilts from the Heart and would love to see your BOM if you have not done the BOM you will see the blocks on the sidebar click on the Month title and you will see the directions there.

I hope everyone has been safe and that we have good weather on our meeting night, Monday Jan 27, 2014.