HHQ Events & Programs

 

2022 HHQ Guild Challenge

The 2022 challenge is Star Blocks. Patterns are included in the monthly newsletter.

January 15

Monthly Guild Meeting

Invite a Friend! This month's meeting is open to anyone interested in sampling HHQ.

 

Featured Guest Speaker
Karen Gibbs, award-winning textile designer and Creative Director at Banyan Batiks, will present "For Love of Batiks"

Virtual & In-Person Hybrid

9:00am social; 9:30am start

March 19

Monthly Guild Meeting

 

Featured Guest Speaker

Sue Heinz will present "You’ve Got a Friend Named Elmer." Learn how guaranteed seam alignment, perfect pattern matching, easily piece circles, eliminate bias stretch, create unique borders, patterns can be done...without using any pins, clips or gadgets.

Virtual & In-Person Hybrid

9:00am social; 9:30am start

July 16

Annual Summer Picnic

Social, food & fun!

Details Pending

In-Person

November 19

Monthly Guild Meeting

Featured Guest Speaker

Stephanie Hackney, Director of Sales & Marketing, Craft & Retail Division, Hobbs Bonded Fibers will present "Batting--What's Inside Matters." This lecture offers quilters and other creatives a chance to learn all about fibers and batting.

Virtual & In-Person Hybrid

9:00am social; 9:30am start

February 3

Woolie Buddies

Get Together

In-Person

10:00am @ Buddy's Bakery

April

Monthly Guild Meeting

 

Update 2/14/2022:

April's meeting has been cancelled due to the proximity to Easter. We look forward to reconnecting with everyone in May!

August 20

Monthly Guild Meeting

Featured Guest Speaker

Kara Mason and Teri Young from Through the Needle’s Eye will present “The Texture Lecture.” In this lecture, we will share the many different ways to add texture through embroidery, fibers, and embellishment.

Virtual & In-Person Hybrid

9:00am social; 9:30am start

December 3

Annual Holiday Luncheon

Social, food & fun!

Details Pending

In-Person

February 19

Monthly Guild Meeting

Featured Guest Speaker

Brita Nelson from the Questioning Quilter will present "The Magic of Disappearing Blocks"

 

Learn about the magic and beauty of disappearing blocks with this interactive online lecture,
demo and trunk show.

Virtual & In-Person Hybrid

9:00am social; 9:30am start

May 21

Monthly Guild Meeting

Featured Guest Speaker

Lori Kennedy will present "Easy Machine Quilting." Quilting expert Lori Kennedy will walk us through the process of transforming unfinished quilts tops into priceless heirlooms.

Virtual & In-Person Hybrid

9:00am social; 9:30am start

September 17

Monthly Guild Meeting

Featured Guest Speaker

Joyce Hughes will present
“My Journey Into Quilting," an open and inspiring talk about how she started quilting, leading into art quilts with thread painting, finishing with ideas to use with panels as art quilts.

Virtual & In-Person Hybrid

9:00am social; 9:30am start

February 22-27

Annual Retreat

Space limited; reservations required

In-Person

The Woodlands, Downsville, WI

June 16

Bus Trip

Minnesota Quilt Show

Enjoy the MQ Annual Show with this hassle-free, weekday trip. Registration is required and is now open to HHQ members; non-members can register mid-April if seats are still available. $50 fee includes bus ride and show entry.

In-Person

Bus departs Hudson, WI at 8:00am and returns by 5:00pm

October 15

Monthly Guild Meeting

Featured Guest Speaker

Professional designers and quiltmakers Linda & Carl Sullivan from Colourwerx will present "My Best Tips and Tricks for Precision Piecing." 

Virtual & In-Person Hybrid

9:00am social; 9:30am start

Planning ahead?

  • February 21-26, 2023 – HHQ Annual Retreat

  • March 2023 – Brita Nelson returns for a guild member-only workshop!

Calendar
HHQ Patchwork Harvest Quilt Show

November 4-5, 2023

Past Events & Programs

2021

 

HHQ Guild Challenge

The 2021 challenge was Houses and Trees. Patterns for a house block and a tree block were included in the monthly newsletter.

January

Amy Friend of During Quiet Time

"All Things Petal + Stem"

February

Beth Helfter of EvaPaige Quilt Designs

"Oompah! Accordion Sewn HSTs"

March

Andrea Tsang Jackson of 3rd Story Workshop

"Light & Fabric:  Approaches to Transparency"

April

HHQ Road Rally Shop Hop

May

Jill Slipper Scholtz

"Quilting as an Instrument of Expression"

June

HHQ Picnic at YMCA Camp St. Croix

July

Tula Pink Video Series

"How Fabric Gets Designed"

August

Jill Fisher of Pie Lady Quilts

"Unlocking the Joy in Scraps"

September

Susan Slaton

"Repair and Rescue of Old Quilts, Tops and Blocks"

October

Robert DeCarli of Quilting Like a Man

"Remarkable Rectangles-Weaving Patterns Turned to Quilts"

November

HHQ Biennial Quilt Show at River Crest School

December

December 4 at 11 a.m.

HHQ Holiday Luncheon at Pier 500