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We are celebrating our 25th Anniversary this year 2018!

Kokomo Piecemakers 2018 25th Anniversary Pin final 2

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the Kokomo Piecemakers Quilt Guild is sponsoring its 7th biennial quilt show

Quilts Along the Wildcat Quilt Show 2018

Friday & Saturday, October 5 & 6

with guest teacher Susan K. Cleveland:  quilter, quilt designer, author, inventor

Please read more details about the Quilts Along the Wildcat Quilt Show 2018 and guest teacher Susan K. Cleveland.

Art Quilts on Display at KHCPL-Main during month of August

The Kokomo Public Library presents during the month of August an Art Quilt display on the lower level of the library’s main branch at 220 North Union Street, Kokomo, 46901.  Some of the quilts are made by our KPQG members. Here is only a sampling of what you will see. Visit the library to see in person all of the art quilts.

Owls - Art Gallery-KHCPL-Main

Selvedge Edges - Art Gallery - KHCPL-Main

Winter-Bird - Art Gallery - KHCPL-Main

Flamingo - Art Gallery-KHCPL-Main

KPQG Saturday Workshop – July 28, 2018

Another fourth Saturday of the month is soon here to have fun with others, quilt, sew, and snack. Open to both members and nonmembers!

Location:  Kokomo Howard County Public Library (KHCPL),  South at 1755 East Center Road, Kokomo, IN 46902

Time:  10:00 am – 3:00 pm

The featured activity is to make items for the KPQG Sale Table at the Quilts Along the Wildcat quilt show on October 5 & 6, 2018. Other activity is to bring your own project in progress, sew the KPQG BOM, ask for help with a quilting/sewing problem, etc. or stop by and check us out. Remember, there are Bernina Bernette model sewing machines available for you to use if you do not want to bring your machine.

See you soon.  🙂

KPQG Meeting: Tuesday, July 24, 2018

PROGRAM:  Terri Degenkolb A Whimsical Journey

Terri Degenkolb of Whimsicals is a popular quilt designer and author who offers “a mix of primitive and folk art, with a healthy dose of tradition thrown in.” Terri shares personal observations of what inspired her imaginative quilts and projects. Her variety of styles, rich textures and unique touch add a welcoming feel to your home. Learn more about Terri at her website whimsicalquilts.com.

Other Activities:  Show ‘n Tell

Time:  7:00 pm, early arrival is 6:30 pm

Location:  Indiana University Kokomo, IUK Library Building, Kresge Auditorium, Room KA 105. Click here for the campus map. Please remember to bring your IUK parking permit. If you do not have one, check in at the sign-in table to pick up one and place it on your vehicle’s dashboard.

 

Susan K. Cleveland is the featured teacher at the KPQG 2018 Quilt Show, October 5 & 6

Susan K. Cleveland is a quilter, quilt designer, author, teacher, and inventor. She will teach two half-day workshops, a one-hour program, and one half-day lecture/demo at our quilt show on Friday, October 5 & Saturday, October 6.

The 3 hour lecture/demo Susan is teaching is Simple Quilting with Style: Alternatives to Free-motion Quilting. With lively projected demos you will learn to prepare a quilt top for a successful finish; discover secrets of ditch quilting; learn when and how to mark or not mark a quilt; study stitching with heavy threads; get excited about big stitch hand quilting, bobbin quilting and couched quilting. These skills empower those whose free-motion skills are less than stellar but may be combined with free-motion quilting as well. Quilt your quilts with style and techniques you enjoy the most!

What is a lecture/demo?

  • A lecture/demo includes up to four day’s worth of hands-on class material in only a few hours.
  • Handouts are provided and students need to only bring paper and pen for taking notes.
  • Breaks occur every hour to examine quilts and visit.
  • The latest technology is used to incorporate a video camera and projector with lively demos so everyone sees each task in great detail.

Loads of info and lots of quilts! You will love it! Registration is open at  guaranteevac.com. You may register for Susan’s lecture/demo that is scheduled on Saturday, October 6, from 9:30 am – 12:30 pm as well as any of her other events for Friday and Saturday.

 

KPQG Meeting: Tuesday, June 20, 2018

PROGRAM:  Sharon McConnell of Color Girl Quilts – “Seeing Quilts with New Eyes, seeing quilts, books, and patterns with new eyes to make your quilts more unique, creative, and ‘you’.”

Sharon McConnell’s passion is designing and sewing unique quilts. You will find designs for beginners and advanced quilters projects, for pre-cuts, for scraps or for showing off a favorite collection of fabrics. Learn more about Sharon at her website: ColorGirlQuilts.com.

Other activities:  Show ‘n’ Tell

Time:  7:00 pm ( please arrive no earlier than 6:30 pm)

Location: Indiana University Kokomo, IUK Library Building, Kresge Auditorium, Room KA 105. Click here for the campus map.  Please remember to bring your IUK parking permit. If you do not have one, check in at the sign-in table to pick up one and place it on your vehicle’s dashboard.