Quilt Guild Meeting Programs

Each of our monthly guild meetings includes an educational program or presentation.  Here is a list of upcoming programs.

.June 5, 2020 – Linen Closet Designs “Small Town Girl to Designer”

Dawn Heese  grew up in a family of quilters and stitchers .  She is an author, pattern and fabric designer, as well as, an award winning quilter.  She has published 5 books with Kansas City Star and her latest book, published by Quilt-mania, is printed in French and English.  She designs quilt patterns under the name Linen Closet Designs and is a licensed fabric designer for Diamond Textiles.  Her patterns have a vintage, folk art appeal.  Dawn’s work can be seen in international and national magazines such as Quilt-mania, Simply Vintage, Fons and Porter, Quilts and More, and Primitive Quilts and Projects.  She has taught in France and all over the United States sharing her love ad applique and quilting.  Dawn lives in Prairie Home, MO.


July 3, 2020 – Trash Can Stars Workshop

After a short business meeting, the guild will participate in an all day Workshop.  The pattern and supply list will be distributed during the June meeting.  Bring a sack lunch and plan on staying for a fun project.


August 7, 2020 – Morning Glory Designs

Reeze  Hanson is a quilting teacher and pattern designer with a dozen or more published patterns.  She is a popular lecturer at Quilt Guilds throughout Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma and Arkansas.  She specializes in EQ8-computer assisted quilt design, machine applique, finding new ways to piece traditional designs so that they are easy and accessible to beginner and working quilters who have limited time.

In addition to her work as a digital artist, Reeze teaches and lectures about Color Confidence for Quilters.  Now as a professional pattern designer Reeze produces patterns for new fabric lines for Northcott, Paintbrush Studio, Island Batiks, Windham Fabrics, Timeless Treasures and Robert Kaufman, in addition to free lance design work for shops (Row by Row patterns).

Reeze lives in Ottawa, KS with her husband, critters and fabric stash.


September 4, 2020 – Storm at Sea

Lola Jenkins is a quilt designer, and award winning fiber artist who makes designer art quilts. She lectures on sewing techniques, is a Craftsy instructor and instructs quilt programs and workshops.


October 2, 2020 – Machine Embroidery and Quilting

Guild members Judi Leberman and Peggy Johnson will give a trunk show and discuss how they combine their loves of machine embroidery and quilting.


November  6, 2020 – Trunk Show about Using “precuts”
Gaye Cooper is from Bartlesville, OK and the owner of Sew Uptown Store. In addition to her program she will be vending during the monthly guild meeting