Thursday, August 2, 2018

August 2018 Meeting and Workshop: Gudrun Erla

Our August meeting will take place on Saturday, 8/25/2018 in the Van Deusen Room of the Kalamazoo Public Library (Central library).

Doors open at 9:00 am and we will try to start the meeting by 9:30am.

Morning Guild Meeting and Trunk Show

The morning will include guild business, block lottery, member show-and-tell, and a lecture and trunk show by our guest Gudrun Erla of GE Designs.

Gudrun will be sharing the amazing quilts from her book,  Quilts of Iceland.  In this lecture, Gudrun will take us on a journey through her home country of Iceland as she documented in this full color, 160 page book. She will show all the quilts in the book, talk about the inspiration behind each one, and give us a look into IcelandÊ»s natural beauty and landscape, the rich history of handwork and intriguing heritage. Copies of her book will be available for purchase, and are also available on her website.


Bring a sack lunch or grab a bite on the nearby Kalamazoo Mall.

Afternoon Workshop (1:00 - 4:00 pm)

Preregistration with refundable $10 deposit is required.  Workshop is full at this timetime.  Register Here for wait list.  Refundable deposit.

In this 3-hour workshop, we will learn the techniques for two quilts from the book Quilts of Iceland, "Glacial Ice" and "Halldora" using Gudrun's Stripology ruler. Each student will choose one of the two quilts to work on. Rulers will be available for purchase and are also available on her website.  

Material lists will be provided to registrant.

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