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Coming in May: Floyd Guild hosts Art Quilt events

Lecture: “Photos and Quilts”

Ann Shaw discusses adapting photographs for pieced quilts, her approach to taking pictures to make into quilts, and the design choices affecting the look of her quilts. She is happy to take questions from the audience. Ann Shaw teaches internationally and has been personally endorsed by Ruth McDowell to teach her style of quilting.  Visit Ann Shaw’s site for more information on this talented artist.

Monday, May 4th, 2015 10 am
Jacksonville Center for the Arts
Guest admission $5
Free for members of The Quilting Party, River City Quilt Guild and Floyd Quilt Guild

Workshop: Flowers of the Gorge

Tuesday, May 5th, 2015 at 9:30am
Jacksonville Center for the Arts
220 Parkway Ln. S, Floyd, VA 24091

Ann Shaw 1-day design and piecing class based on the design and piecing techniques of Ruth McDowell.

Flowers have been an enduring source of inspiration for quilters with many traditional quilt blocks featuring flower patterns. Miniature wild flowers found in the Columbia River Gorge have inspired these patterns.  Ann Shaw’s designs will come alive with unexpected fabric choices. This workshop is suited to all levels including the confident beginner.

You will select one of several flower patterns, prepare a freezer paper template and then begin the process of selecting fabrics for your design. We will also discuss sewing methods and sewing order to complete your wall hanging.

Registration for members opens December 1st, 2014, for non-members February 15th 2015. $65 workshop fee per person for non-members

$55 for members of Floyd Quilt Guild.The Quilting Party, and River City Quilt Guild.

Pattern required (see supply list: approximately $8 – $18.00) More patterns to come!

For more information, please visit to find registration forms and supply lists.

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