|Raintree Quilters Guild of Evansville, IN||
Guild meetings are held in the SWIRCA Ivy Room on the 1st Wednesdays at 6:30 pm. EXCEPTIONS: December and June Dinner meetings start at 6:00 pm.
Wednesday, December 5, Christmas Dinner and Gift Exchange. We start dinner at 6pm, so bring in your dish to share a few minutes early so we can get set up. The Christmas gift reveal and exchange will be the program for the evening. Meats, rolls, silver and plate, and simple drinks (tea, lemonade and water) will be provided.
Wednesday, January 2, Karen Hampton will speak on "Creative Exploration of Fiber and Fabric". Karen is an artist and Graphic Designer from Evansville, Indiana and a member of Raintree Quilters Guild. She makes beautiful quilts and art quilts.
Wednesday, February 6, Coleen Merte, of Clarkston, MI will give a trunk show entitled "Transitioning from Traditional to Modern Quilts". Her presentation will be followed by Traveling Teacher classes she will be teaching the next three days.
Wednesday, March 6, Judy Schwender, a retired curator from the AQS Quilt Museum in Paducah, KY will give a presentation titled "Let's Timeline Your Quilt".
Wednesday, April 3, an AQS Museum Presentation called "Contemporary Quilts and Quiltmaking", hosted by Linda Bohlen.
Wednesday, May 1, Heather Givans of Crimson Tate of Indianapolis, IN will present "Finding Your Unique Voice: Artistry in Quilting".
Wednesday, June 5, Installation of Officers and Dinner
Wednesday, July 3, Jackie Brinkmann, Carole Douglas, and Melody Frizzi will lead the "Christmas in July" presentation.
2019 Quilt Show Committee Meetings
The Quilt Show Committee Meetings are held at 6:00 pm. Dates and locations are shown below.
Thursday, November 29, location TBA
Traveling Teacher classes are open to the public but advance registration is required. Use the green button above for more information on Traveling Teacher Classes. The schedule of classes is below:
10/4/18 Daren Redman, Indigo/Itajime Dyeing
11/8-10/18 Ann Lainhart,
11/8 Color-shift Bargello
11/9 Fussy Cust Mariner's Compass
11/10 Strip Pieced Chinese Lantern
2/7-9/19 Coleen Merte,
2/7/19 "Pink Grapefruit"
2/8/19 Wool Applique w/ Embellishments
5/2/19 Heather Givans
5/2/19 "Succulent Garden
Workshops are available to Raintree members and are usually taught by members who are expert in class subjects. Check back here as plans develop.
In general, Raintree's board of directors meets on the Tuesday that is 13 days after the Raintree General meeting. Occasionally different dates are chosen to work around holidays or other events. Meetings start at 6:00 pm. Dates, and locations are listed below.
Tuesday, November 27, McCullough, Meeting Rm.
No December board meeting is planned.
Tuesday, January 15, McCullough Library
Tuesday, February 19, Central Library Large Grp Rm
Tuesday, March 19, Central Library Large Grp Rm
Tuesday, April 16, McCullough Library