Our January speaker is Karen Shoepflin Hagen. She will be presenting to us a magnificent collection of quilts, original designs that will inspire and create awe at how one women can create so many wonderful quilts.
Karen uses conventional quilting techniques. She generally uses traditional quilting materials. But when she weaves traditional techniques and materials with her boundless creative energy and imagination, the result is anything but conventional.
Her awesome quilts have been displayed many times and they never fail to create excitement and amazement at how she creates a true piece of art with fabric and thread. She often takes as much time (or more) to image and design her beautiful works of art.
Hagen started quilting in 1975. She joined a quilting group in her native Viola, Idaho.
These are not your grandmother's quilts. Even before you've seen her quilts, Karen, from Genesee, Idaho, draws you in with her velvet voice, and with how, when she talks about her art, she delivers every word with a sort of awe.
She quilts from her heart and her stories about the inspiration for each quilt will make you laugh and maybe even shed a tear or two.
Please join us at our afternoon or evening meeting in January to enjoy Karen’s wonderful stories and beautiful quilts.