January Workshop and Lecture by Gretchen Gibbons
Gretchen Gibbons, an avid quilter, designer, teacher and author who lives with her husband, Neil, in the historic village of Hartsville, Pennsylvania will be joining the Newtown Quilters' Guild at the January meeting. She is also conducting a workshop on wool work during the day. Gretchen's detailed bio and examples of her many patterns and kits can be found at www.gretchengibbons.com/
Gretchen has worked as a sales associate, designer, and teacher at local quilt shops. Gretchen designed a number of “Block of the Month” projects for these shops. Some of Gretchen’s other quilt creations have been photo, art, pieced, “Round Robin”, watercolor, reproduction, and her favorite, appliqué.
Lately Gretchen’s interest has been combining wool and cotton in a new, fresh but traditional folksy sort of way. Embellishing the quilt with embroidery and beads has added to this new look.
Gretchen will be sharing her quilting journey with members and guests on January 21. Guests to the Guild are welcome to join the evening meeting for a $5.00 fee
...and the Winner is...
Ready, Set, Sew! Its 2020
Tuesday, January 21, 2019 @ 7:00 PM
Guest Instructor and Lecturer, Gretchen Gibbons, will be presenting "My Quilting Journey”.
Lower Makefield Township Community Center
1550 Oxford Valley Road, Yardley, PA. 19067
Guests are welcome for a $5 fee payable at the door.
Inclement Weather Policy
When Mother Nature misbehaves and throws a monkey wrench into our meetings, cancellations may happen. Please stay tuned to your email and this site on Guild meeting/workshop days when the weather looks threatening. Members will receive a notification by email; guests can check this site. Members without email will receive a phone call. When a workshop has to be cancelled, all registered attendees will be notified by phone and/or email. Let’s keep our fingers crossed for 2020!
PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE: REGINA APUZZO
Happy 2020! The Roaring Twenties are here, again! While flappers have long gone, it will be interesting to see whether this decade will produce something equally memorable. I wish you a happy and healthy year, with lots of time for quiltmaking.
We have a year chock full of activities, with something for everyone! Starting with our slate of programs and workshops, you’ll want to visit our website to check them out: http://www.newtownquiltersguild.org/meetings-and-workshops.html. You can sign up for our workshops at the January guild meeting. Remember, you will need to pay for the workshop to reserve your seat. Our workshops will be held at the Lower Makefield Township Community Center, except for the July Mystery Workshop which will be held at Addisville, in Richboro. Guests are welcomed to attend our workshops, should openings be available.
2020 will bring our biennial Quilt Challenge. The challenge is a guild tradition which takes place in the off year of our quilt show. It’s an opportunity for you to stretch your creativity. The object of the challenge is to create a quilt which interprets the theme issued by the challenge chairs. Lorie Leonardi and Camille Amadio will be chairing our 2020 challenge and will tell us about it at the January meeting. We’d like to see all of you participate in the challenge. It will be fun and, who knows, the challenge theme may open new doors on your quilting journey.