Central Virginia Modern Quilt Guild

Develop and Encourage the Growth and Development of Modern Quilting through Education and Community Activities


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Sherri Lynn Wood Workshops Excellent Learning Experience.

The Central Virginia Modern Quilt Guild hosted Sherri Lynn Wood for a weekend of Improvisation on Saturday, February 1, 2020, for Patchwork Doodle, and on Sunday, February 2, 2020, for Grid Busting Mashup. The classes were full and we all learned so much.

The classes started with a centering meditation exercise and then 30 minutes of sewing, no talking. Amazing how much work we all got done in those 30 minutes and many of us have made this a regular practice before sewing. From there, Sherri Lynn demonstrated techniques, walked us through several Evaluations, and told us the positive way to approach “mistakes”–Whoopie! During the free lecture Saturday, February 1, 2020, entitled Ruler Free Mashup, Sherri Lynn had us pick any fabric from the scrap pile and then crafted a wonderful quilt top before our eyes. And, yes, we did select the ugliest fabrics we could find in the bin.

Workshop Descriptions:

Patchwork Doodle:

1-day 6hr / intermediate / all skill levels welcome

Doodle with your scrap stash! Let go of expectations and build patterns with simple shapes and negative space. Learn ruler-free patchwork techniques. Collaborate with your patchwork with a YES AND as you affirm and respond in the moment to the pattern as it unfolds. Discover a responsive approach to composition and design that lies somewhere between randomness and planned.

Featured in The Improv Handbook For Modern Quilters. Her book will be available for purchase at the retail price, $27.95, during the workshop and lectures. She will be available during the lecture to sign her book.

Grid Busting Curves:

1-day 6hr / intermediate / all skill levels welcome /

Discover the freedom and ease of piecing template free curves. There are no mistakes here! The goal of this layered curve improv workshop is to bust out of the grid.


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Sherri Lynn Wood Workshop Registration opens August 16, 2019

The Central Virginia Modern Quilt Guild is excited to host Sherri Lynn Wood for a weekend of Improvisation!

Join us Saturday, February 1, 2020, for Patchwork Doodle, and on Sunday, February 2, 2020, for Grid Busting Mashup.

We are also happy to provide a free lecture Saturday, February 1, 2020, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., entitled Ruler Free Mashup.

Registration opens to the public on Friday, August 16, 2019, at 7:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Non-members are invited!!!

Location:

DoubleTree by Hilton Richmond Midlothian, 1021 Koger Center Boulevard, Richmond, VA, 23235. Room rate is $109 per night. Provide our name when making reservations. Room reservations are separate from the workshop registration.

Workshop Descriptions:

Patchwork Doodle:

1-day 6hr / intermediate / all skill levels welcome

Doodle with your scrap stash! Let go of expectations and build patterns with simple shapes and negative space. Learn ruler-free patchwork techniques. Collaborate with your patchwork with a YES AND as you affirm and respond in the moment to the pattern as it unfolds. Discover a responsive approach to composition and design that lies somewhere between randomness and planned.

Featured in The Improv Handbook For Modern Quilters. Her book will be available for purchase at the retail price, $27.95, during the workshop and lectures. She will be available during the lecture to sign her book.

Grid Busting Curves:

1-day 6hr / intermediate / all skill levels welcome /

Discover the freedom and ease of piecing template free curves. There are no mistakes here! The goal of this layered curve improv workshop is to bust out of the grid.

Cost?

BOTH WORKSHOPS which will include a free signed book ($27.95 retail) and free lecture:  $300

INDIVIDUAL WORKSHOP$145 (includes lecture but not free book)

Return to our website on August 16, 2019 to register and pay for the workshops using PayPal. Space is limited so it will be first come, first served.

(Refund of half the fees if cancelled before December 1, 2019. No refund after that date. To cancel, send us an email at cvamqg@gmail.com)