2017 - 2018 Speakers

Sept 2017: Nancy Prince
Jan. 2018: Helene Knott
Apr. 2018: Meg Hawkey
July 2018: Kimberly Einmo


Workshop Policy:
Our workshops are open only to members until 20 days prior to our scheduled meetings. At that time, if space is available, non-members may sign up for the workshops.
There are a few housekeeping items to review about registering for classes. The class registration forms can be found in the newsletter and below. Class Registration Reminders:
  • Fill out the form completely and legibly.
  • Include your email address if you have one as this is the primary way supply lists and other class information is delivered.
  • Include the ENTIRE form with your check so that it is clear which class you are signing up for.
  • Include your check with the registration form. You are not registered for a class until payment is received. Spaces will not be held without payment.





To register for a workshop, click here to download PDF form, complete and mail to Sue


For further information contact Sue Otis firstvp@wsqspokane.org .

Speakers & Workshops    
Nancy Prince Is Our September Speaker

Nancy Prince, an award-winning quilt artist from Orlando, FL, specializes in thread painting. Nancy and Linda French are the co-winners of the 2014 Handi-Quilter Best of Show award for "On This Winter Day" at the International Quilt Festival in Houston, and in 2016 at the HMQS show in Salt Lake City and Shipshewana Quilt Festival in Shipshewana, Indiana. She is the author of two books, Simple Thread Painting and Thread Painting with Style. She currently has a show and classroom lessons on www.thequiltshow.com. Her quilts have appeared in national magazines and have won numerous quilting awards. She has received First Place Pictorial winner at American Quilter’s Society Quilt Show in Paducah and Best of Show at the NQA Quilt Show. Other awards have included 16 Viewer’s Choice Awards, Most Creative Use of Thread, Artistic Merit, Outstanding Innovative Quilt, and Judge’s Recognition at recent shows.
Nancy will be our speaker and workshop instructor in September.



The Friday, September 29th class is a thread painted summer landscape. Using Nancy’s anyone-can-do-it approach, you will learn how simple thread painting is. A zigzag or straight stitch are the only stitches necessary to create amazing thread painted designs. No artistic skill is needed so come join us for a day full of fun. Simple designs have been selected to boost your confidence right away with this painted summer landscape. There is a $15.00 supply fee for this class. The WSQ class fee is $65.00.



The Saturday, September 30th class is "Enhancing a Photograph Through Thread Sketching".
Many of us have a photograph we would love to enhance through thread but just aren’t sure how to go about it. In this workshop, working with one of Nancy's photographs of a too cute dog, you will where to print your photograph and how to enhance the photograph through thread sketching. By the end of the workshop you will be confident to transfer what you have learned on a photograph of your own.

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Lynn Koolish Is Our Speaker In July 
 
 
Meeting Speaker Schedule for 2014 
Speakers - Previous
Lynn Koolish
Karla Alexander Is Our Speaker In April
Pam Clarke is January's Speaker: Vintage Quilts with a Modern Twist
Jenny Doan is our July Speaker
Charlotte Angotti is our September Speaker
Cynthia England is April's Speaker
Sandy Turner January 2016
Maggie Ball
Nancy Lee Chong - 2015
Bonnie Hunter -- April 2015
Ricki Selva - January 2015 Speaker
Nancy Amidon - September's's Speaker 2014
Cindy Needham - July 2014
Louisa Smith,
January 23, 2014 - Bonnie Sabel
September's Speaker is Karen Kay Buckley
July Speaker: Darlene Zimmerman
Ellen Anne Eddy - Thread Magic Garden
Thread Techniques
Janet Fogg
Cathy Miller
Sylvia Pippen
Irena Bluhm
Pat Speth
Kim Diehl
Previous Speakers, Other Quilt Guilds & Groups.
Cara Gulati
Judy Niemeyer



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