Tuesday, July 12, 2016

ChattMQG to Host Michelle Wilkie Workshop

We are pleased to announce Michelle Wilkie of Factotum of Arts is coming to Chattanooga!


Michelle is an award-winning designer and the director of a software company. Her background in both art and STEM disciplines provides a distinct perspective that is evident in her Quilt Design a Day (QDAD) work and other creative endeavors. You may recognize Michelle from her regular contributions to Sew Mama Sew and Love Patchwork & Quilting Magazine. She also designed the MQG’s August 2015 Pattern of the Month entitled “Altitudinal Ecosystem”.

Photo Courtesy of The Modern Quilt Guild via Michelle Wilkie

On Friday, July 22, ChattMQG members will learn how to create their own quilt designs during Michelle’s “Modern Quilt Design: Every Day Inspiration” workshop. Michelle will also teach how to create a block from the designs, and at the end of the workshop each participant will take home at least two designs and one block.

The workshop will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Adult Education Building at Christ United Methodist Church in Chattanooga. Space is limited to 20 participants and the workshop is currently full. If you are interested in joining the waitlist, please email Mary Keasler at chattmqg@gmail.com.

Participants are encouraged to arrive at 9:30 a.m. to set up their sewing machines and workspace, and they should bring their own lunch which will be enjoyed during a one-hour break. We look forward to seeing you there!

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