2018 Programs

2018 Programs

  • We offer 10 program meetings each year with expert speakers, classes, workshops, and Show & Tell. We meet at 9:45 am on the third Friday of each month, with these exceptions: 
    • In June and December, we meet on the second Friday
    • In July and August we do not meet for a program meeting
  • Snow Policy: Main Line Quilters will not meet if Tredyffrin/Easttown Schools #854 are closed
  • Also note that we meet for our Bee — a totally separate meeting — on the 1st Friday of each month.  More Information here.

March 2            10-12           Sew What

March 16          9:45             Linda Curry, “Quilts From the Closet

Who hasn’t faced a closet full of clothes after a loss in the family. They tell such a story and yet… Linda will be talking about creating quilts with a special meaning and sharing her year-long journey through a loved one’s closet. Hers is a story of the making of quilts for family and friends left behind and sharing love and comfort in the process.

April 6              10-12           Sew What

April 10              11:00          “Art Quilt Elements” at the Wayne Art Center

Members are invited to join Cindy Friedman for the “Art Quilt Elements” exhibit at the Wayne Art Center, for a lecture on the exhibit. The Wayne Art Center requests a donation for your visit.  You are on your own before/after the lecture.  Questions, contact Lori Memmen.

April 20            9:45             Sue Reno, “From Foliage to Fiber Art…and Beyond

From Lancaster, Pa, Sue Reno is an award winning fiber artist. Using a variety of techniques, she creates beautiful “art quilts reflect her local environment and incorporate imagery drawn from her studies of botany, wildlife, historic architecture, and the Susquehanna River”.

May 4               10-12          Sew What

May 18             9:45             Bethanne Nemesh, “Walk a Creative Path

Fiber Artist, Bethanne Nemesh loves quilts. From start to finish, her award winning quilts are highlighted by creative expression that showcases the top and amazing longarm design.  “My quilts are deeply personal to me, expressing a story in cloth.”


June 1             10-12          Sew What

June 8              9:45            MLQ Luncheon and Sale Setup

June 9              10-2             Trash to Treasure Sale

A great opportunity to purchase reasonably-priced thread, quilt and craft books, embellishments, frames, rulers, yarns, patterns, and of course, FABRIC, FABRIC, FABRIC!

July 20              Workshop at Steve’s Vac n Sew

August 17            Workshop at Steve’s Vac n Sew

September 7    10-12          Sew What

September 21   9:45         Rachel Derstine Designs, “My Quilting Journey: Boundaries and Beyond” .  Rachel is an award-winning fiber artist from Schwenksville, who creates, “Vibrant Art to Ignite the Imagination”. She is known for her use of color and multiple techniques and styles to “create texture, flow, and extra pizzazz”.  rachelderstinedesigns.com 

October 5        10-12          Sew What

October 19       9:45           Program Meeting:  “What did you do this summer?”  MLQ’s super Show and Tell.

November 2     10-12        Sew What

November 16            No program meeting.
Quilt show set up at Berwyn  United Methodist

November 17     10-4      MLQ “Fall in Love with Quilts” Show 2018 
at Berwyn United Methodist

December 7      10-12         Sew What

December 14      9:45          Holiday Tea and 2018 Challenge Reveal