Thursday, April 24, 2014

Honoring Utah's Fallen Officers




 These photos were taken at the "Honoring Utah's Fallen Officers" ceremony on May 1st in Salt Lake City.  The families of Sgt. Derek Johnson of Draper, and Sgt. Cory Wride of Utah County, were presented with quilts  made by members of the Utah Quilt Guild. 





Thursday, April 10, 2014

Jan Krentz Workshops

Jan Krentz will be in Utah teaching two separate workshops.  Jan has written several books on star quilts which include Quick Star Quilts and Beyond, Lone Star Quilts, and Lone Star Quilts and Beyond.  If you have been intimidated by using diamond shapes in your quilts sign up for one of these workshops!

The first class will be held in Brigham City on May 20th, 2014.  The pattern will be Jan's "Quick Snow Crystals Without Y-Seams".  To sign up for this one day workshop call Village Dry Goods at (435) 723-1315.  Cost for UQG members is $45.00 and includes lunch.

The two day class will be held May 23-24, 2014 at Nuttall's in Riverton, UT.  This class will be the Quick Split Broken Star.  To register for this workshop contact Josephine Keasler at josephineuqg@aol.com or (801)878-3397.  Cost for the two day workshop is $70.00.

More information is available at: Utah Quilt Guild or Jan Krentz .  Pictures and supply lists are on Jan's website.  Go to the "Workshops" section on her home page and then click on the title of the quilt.  They are beautiful quilts and "no y-seams"?!


Wednesday, April 9, 2014

UQG Membership

Don't forget to renew your membership in the Utah Quilt Guild! All memberships renew in March, but there is still time to renew and be in the drawing for a (drum roll please....) Feather Weight sewing machine!  The deadline to be included in the drawing is May 31st!  Yes, all current and new members are eligible.   Membership also has a lot of benefits such as the electronic BeeLine newsletter, discounted rates for Quilt Fest classes, and Guild discounts at participating quilt shops.  The Quilt Fest brochure will be sent out in about a month and registration time will be here before you know it!

Stay tuned for more information on upcoming events!  Enjoy the wonderful spring weather we are having this week!