Santa Rosa HomeAboutNews LetterLibraryCommunity QuiltsblogLinksContact UsDownload Forms
The Blog

Archive for the 'Workshops' Category

Diana Roberts Demonstrates Leaves Made From Ribbons

Thursday, July 17th, 2014

Diana Roberts shares her technique for making leaves with ribbons.

Words from Rollin’ Rhonda

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2012

Here is another of the great commentaries by Rhonda Denny. This time, it is about the recent workshop by Rami Kim. Rhonda’s Report

Embellish Circles

Tuesday, March 27th, 2012

Hi SRQG Members, Marilyn Altenbach sent me this link. Since I just taught the TSW on “Circles” I thought you might want some ideas on how you can embellish them. http://www.visionsartmuseum.org/news.asp – Sharon ‘the Librarian’ Fry While the workshop is in San Diego, the photos are certainly worth viewing for lots of ideas.

Rollin’ Rhonda Reports – Sherry Werum, “Mosaics & Motifs Table Runner”

Monday, January 30th, 2012

Phyllis picked me up at 8:30. The rain was falling and the wind was blowing and the sky was dark. Like a well-oiled machine, Mark and Phyllis were a choreographed team. Before I knew it my ride and supplies were secure, my buns were being warmed in the comfy seat of Phyllis’ car, and we […]

Workshop Highlights – “Thread Bar” with Cindy Needham

Wednesday, August 24th, 2011

A thread bar is as much fun as a candy store…which one  to try first! Cindy talks about some of her favorite tools. Is it a 5 foot table runner or a shawl?  Actually, it is Cindy Needham’s creation with thread scraps! Cindy Needham worked with everyone and answered our many questions! After listening about […]

Picture, Picture, Who’s Got a (Workshop) Picture?

Monday, July 25th, 2011

Those who took Lura’s workshop this past Friday (July 23rd) had a wonderful time and learned so much from her! Those pictures that Janice took of everyone…nothing was on the card to download! Yes, the camera was on, yes the lens cap was off, yes the battery was charged and yes there was plenty of […]

Workshop Photos! “The Merry-Go-Round” with Sandy Klop

Monday, June 27th, 2011

Linda, cut, cut, cut and then began to sew!  She looks like a happy camper!     
 Sandy Klop gives so suggestions to Lynne Atkinson while Diane LaFoe continues sewing.   
 Linda was sew busy sewing her pieces together! 


  Lynne was busy cutting and Diane continued to sew and sew and sew!  Jan Andrews […]

Rachel Clark Workshop: Pictures and an Essay from Rhonda

Tuesday, May 24th, 2011

Thanks to “Princess Janice” for her picture commentary from Rachel’s workshop. Let’s see, with this mola and your fabrics I would probably consider… 
  
 Considering your fabrics I would probably…   You have a wonderful fabric and I would… 
    Let’s look at how the pattern fits you and where we need to make […]

April Workshop by Jerry Fujimoto

Friday, May 6th, 2011

Here are some pictures from Jerry Fujimoto’s workshop!  Lots of fun and wonderful outcomes!     
  
  
    Concentration, thinking and then the work begins! 
  
  
    When people laugh and smile you know they had a good time at the workshop!     
  
  
  
      The […]

We Have Scraps, Now What? Here’s What: March Workshop with Marie Strait

Saturday, March 19th, 2011

Thanks to Janice Rodgers we have lots of pictures from the March workshop to enjoy. Tera wasted no time and produced so many blocks that she sewed all the fabric she brought to the workshop! Loretta took only a brief break! The students get right to work after listening to Marie Strait’s directions. Everyone is […]