June 10th Meeting Presentation

Steph Jacobson: For the Love of Half Square Triangles

Stephanie learned to sew from her mom on a now-vintage Kenmore Zig Zag sewing machine. She has been a member of the Omaha Modern Quilt Guild since its 2012 beginning, has been a member of Do Good Stitches since 2012, leads the local 4-H Happy Hands Quilters quilting club and is a collaborating artist for Girl Scouts artVenture.  She designs projects and writes patterns for AccuQuilt and blogs as a AccuQuilt GO! Getter. Stephanie works full-time as a community pharmacist and lives in Omaha, Nebraska with husband, Craig, and 14-year-old son, Logan. Follow her quilting adventures on Steph Jacobson Designs and on Instagram @stephjacobsondesigns.

Her presentation this month is called ‘For the Love of Half Square Triangles’. Steph says, “I adore half square triangles! ” Join her for an inspirational journey of different ways to incorporate HSTs in your quilts. She will also share her Modern HST Block o the Month quilt alongs from 2019, 2020 and the current 2021.

May 13 Meeting Presentation

Andrea Tsang Jackson, 3rd Story Workshop: Light and Fabric: Approaches to Transparency

Andrea Tsang Jackson is an emerging textile artist, quilt designer, author and educator. After working in various design fields and settings ranging from architecture to museums, the quilting medium called to her as a way to explore place, belonging, and agency. She holds a Master of Architecture from McGill University and a Master of Education from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. She was the 2017 Artist-in-Residence at the Museum of Immigration at Pier 21. In 2016, she was awarded the Etsy Canada Award for New Talent. Her work has been published in Flare, Design Milk Everyday, Uppercase, and various quilting publications. Andrea’s first book, Patchwork Lab: Gemology, was published by Lucky Spool in 2019. Andrea lives in Halifax with her husband and two sons

Her presentation is called Light and Fabric: Approaches to Transparency and she will share her fascination with manipulating colour and her approaches to transparency in her quilt design process. Using examples from her book, Patchwork Lab: Gemology, as well as other design from her body of work she provides practical ways of thining about colour in your own work, as well as digital tools that can help you along the way.

April 8, 2021 Meeting Presentation

Daisy Aschehoug: How I Started Designing Quilts Part trunk show, part slide show, and part story hour, this lecture contains my life history for the past decade in quilting. I share details on my design inspiration, a walk-through of my digital design process, and describe the how and why of the most important moments in […]

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March 11, 2021 Meeting Presentation

Berene Campbell: Cracks of Light March 11, 2021 Berene Campbell is a modern quilt designer whose designs are purpose driven, each with its own story of inspiration behind it, often ins response to social justice issues. She uses her medium to process her thought and feelings about what is going on around her and in […]

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