Meetup Recordings

My First Quilt - May 13, 2021 

"Covered in Cobwebs”- Paula Zurowski’s ancient, but well-preserved, quilt—kicked off our “My First Quilt” evening.  Who, other than Roberta Horton, would be a fabulous resource to guide a novice through the process of choosing fabric for a classic pattern, learning how to foundation paper piece and hand quilt, not to mention how important it is to pay attention to the details when finishing your quilt?  Follow “Cobweb’s” journey from its start in an Albany Adult School class in 1976 to where it is today.

View Paula's Presentation - 17 minutes

Planning a Story Quilt Challenge - April 8, 2021                                                            

Behind the scenes look at the "Whys?" and "How to" in planning a Story Quilt Challenge. Jennie Alexich has organized two successful competitive challenges. She shared great stories and the management "nuts and bolts" from her experiences. Whether you want to run one or enter one, you'll enjoy this participatory presentation. 

View Jennie's Presentation - 49 minutes Photo by Obie Gilkerson

A New Take on Robinson Crusoe  - February 11, 2021

Corless Smith showed the appliquéd and embroidered illustrations she created for her book Roberta Crousseau, Her Shipwreck and Return, a story of a woman shipwrecked on a tropical island.

View Corless's Presentation - 25 minutes

Basic Binding Plus - November 12, 2020

Janet McDonald presents a detailed look at how she binds quilts in six "easy" steps as well as some of the simple tools she uses.

View Janet's Presentation - 41 minutes available through June 2021

One Fine Day - October 8, 2020

Watch Meetup's October presenter, Susan Peck, describe how one thing leads to another...

View Susan's Presentation - 23  minutes

Evolution of a Quilter - September 10, 2020

Watch Meetup's September presenter, Joan Sextro, describe 53 years of fun with fabric.  Joan tells of her journey from her first quilt through current projects, showing changes in styles and techniques over time.

View Joan's Presentation - 20 minutes

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