Monday, May 14, 2018
 Michelle Hiatt
Trunk Show & Lecture



Meeting / Lecture


May 14, 2018

Michelle Hiatt - Trunk Show & Lecture 

Michelle will present and describe her quilts created over the years, some of them award winning and/or appearing in quilt magazines.  She will demonstrate her progression and development as a quilter and designer over the last 20 years.  Many of her recent quilts were designed using Studio 180 Design tools and utilize their methods and techniques, as well as some of her own. 

..... from Michelle's bio on her website ........     Michelle Renee Hiatt is an award-winning quilter, designer and national Instructor. Michelle has been sewing since before she can remember, and fell in love with quilting over 20 years ago.   She is a certified Professional Process Expert (LSSMBB); she uses her process improvement techniques and applies them to her quilting and teaching others how to simplify their piecing while improving the quality of their quilt making.  Michelle Renee  is the designer for her own pattern line Sew On The Go and her designs have appeared in several international Quilting Magazines. Additionally, she is a Certified Instructor for Studio 180 Design and many of her patterns have been published in their Modern 180 pattern line. 

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May 15, 2018
Full-Day Workshop
(9:30 - 3:30p, setup begins at 9:00)

Class Fee $35 ($50 non-members)
Materials Fee $variable - pricing structure for tools and patterns is in the signup folder for this workshop.  See the program chairmen at a guild meeting for details. (payable to instructor)
Sewing Machine Required
Experience:  All levels welcome

Signs of Autumn - Michelle Hiatt

Signs of Autumn pattern offers a table runner or wall quilt (or both).  Both projects were designed by Deb Tucker.  Each includes a favorite leaf block and flying geese strips to create its overall design, utilizing the Wing Clipper I and Corner Beam tools.  Beautiful pieced leaves are combined with flying geese in this fun table runner.  Both the table runner and wall quilt are perfect scrap projects and both may be pieced with multiple fabric tones or a limited color palette.  

Learn how to use Studio 180 rulers to make corner beam blocks with ease using the Deb Tucker’s Studio 180 Design’s Corner Beam ruler.  Learn the easiest method for Flying Geese and Diamond Square blocks using the Studio 180 Design’s Wing Clipper I and Square2.  There are many fundamental skills to learn that will help for many quilts to come!

There is pre-work required for this class to get the most out of your class time. The two rulers required for this class are Wing Clipper 1 and the Corner Beam ruler.  If you are making the wall quilt, you will also use the Square2.  You can purchase them online before class to facilitate the class pre-work (click here to use the "shop" option on Michelle's website -->>)  
You can also purchase the rulers on Monday after the lecture.

Quilt sizes are 19 1/2 x 41 or 43 x 43.

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