We warmly invite members of the quilting community to attend our program meetings. All visitors will be required to pay a fee of $5 at the door. The guest fee may be applied towards a membership fee that day. We meet the 2nd Wednesday each month, coffee at 9:30, meeting from 10 AM - 12:30, at the North Chevy Chase Christian Church, 8814 Kensington Parkway, Chevy Chase, MD 20815 (click here for directions.) Workshops require registration in advance of the event.
|Winter Weather Policy. NeedleChasers follows the lead of the Montgomery County Public Schools: if school is cancelled, our NeedleChasers meeting for that day is also cancelled. If the schools have a delayed opening, our NeedleChasers meeting will take place at its regular time.
|June 10, 2020: Julia Graves will be joining us via Zoom to present her program on color. Julia Graves started her quilting business, Special Occasion Quilts LLC, in 2007 and teaches, lectures, designs patterns, makes commission quilts, longarms for others and sells & services APQS longarm machines. She won Best Longarm Machine Workmanship Wall Quilt Category at the 2016 Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival, is a Gem Affiliate teaching the gorgeous gem patterns by MJ Kinman – Textile Artist, has had quilts published in books by Gloria Loughman and Katie Pasquini-Masupust, was an Artist in Residence at Empty Spools in 2019, and will be teaching at Empty Spools in 2021.
We'll let members know how to view her presentation closer to the time.
|July 8, 2020: Annual Quilt-a-Thon (postponed from April).
Under the able tutelage of Debbie Lamb-Mechanick, we will again be teaming up to create donation quilts for local organizations. Depending on Maryland COVID-19 restrictions, kits may be distributed before this date. We will let you know as soon as we know.
|August 12, 2020 - TBD|
|September 9, 2020|
|June 10, 2020||Julia Graves, via Zoom will be presenting "Color"|
|July 8, 2020||Quilt-a-thon|
|August 12, 2020||Note that this date has been changed back to our regular meeting day.|
|September 9, 2020||Maria Shell - Riffing on Tradition|
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