Activities, Events & Workshops

Manitoba Prairie Quilters is pleased to offer blocks of learning opportunities, activities, and items of interest for all quilters, members and non-members, alike. Our hope is to recruit accomplished artisans who also possess the gift of teaching to share their insights with eager students. Our wish is to present skills, techniques, and innovative ways to add even more flair to your quilt-making. Find the class and time that works for you. Click “Add to Cart” and after you've added all that you want, click on "Go to Cart" and follow the prompts. Also, take note of other events on this page. You’ll be sew amazed you did!

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February 27, 2021 - MPQ SEW IN DAY

March 2021 - MPQ VIRTUAL SHOP HOP - Details coming in late February

April 24 & 25, 2021 - VIRTUAL MPQ SPRING EDUCATION WEEKEND

June 17, 2021 - PRESIDENT’S CHALLENGE II DEADLINE AND REVEAL

 

JOIN US FOR A VIRTUAL MPQ SPRING EDUCATION WEEKEND

DAY 1
Workshop:
Lateral Lone Star
Instructor:Sarah Bond
Date:Saturday, April 24, 2021
Time:9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Skill Level:Confident Beginner and above
Course Fees:
Non-member: $75.00
(4 Tickets Remaining)
Join us for a fun filled day in which we will explore diamond quilt design variations. This class will offer instruction on strip piecing diamonds with strategies for matching diamond seams, maintaining uniform shapes/ angles and finishing with a flat, even quilt top. This design is jelly roll friendly, but you can make yours with any size strips. A PDF supply list will be provided.
Non-Member Tickets go on Sale Mar. 01, 2021
DAY 2
Workshop:Strata Quilts
Instructor:Rachel Derstine
Date:Sunday, April 25, 2021
Time:9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Skill Level:All levels
Course Fees:
Non-member: $75.00
(6 Tickets Remaining)
Join us for a fun filled day in which we will create a quilt full of movement and texture. We will learn curved piecing of fabrics for the background. Easy quilting designs will be introduced. Yarns will be couched to the surface for movement and definition. Screen printing will be demonstrated as an option. A PDF supply list will be provided. (Kits of fabrics, yarn, and silk organza are available from Rachel for $30 USD. Contact Audrey Seddon at bseddon@mymts.net before March 1/21 to order. See Rachel’s website www.artfulquiltingandsewing.com for color options.)
Non-Member Tickets go on Sale Mar. 01, 2021

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