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HHQ Events & Programs

 

2023 HHQ Guild Challenge

The 2023 challenge is seasonal blocks. Patterns are included in the monthly newsletter.

January 12

Woolies Applique Group

Open to all 

Bring your projects to share, or just stop and chat with us. Everyone is welcome, even if you don't have a project. We're also offering help with embroidery or crazy quilt projects! All handwork is welcome!

In-Person

10:00am @ Buddy's Bakery (800 Carmichael Rd, Hudson)

March

Member-Only Event

Featured Guest Speaker

Brita Nelson from the Questioning Quilter returns for a six-hour, HHQ member-only workshop on "Disappearing Blocks"

Virtual Only

Three sessions available; see details in HHQ newsletter for registration

July 15

Annual Summer Picnic

Social, food & fun!

Details Pending

In-Person

November 4-5

Special Event

HHQ Quilt Show

Quilts of Valor Award Presentation on Sunday afternoon. See our show page for more information. Open to the public.

In-Person

River Crest Elementary School, 535 County Rd F, Hudson, Wisconsin

January 21

Monthly Guild Meeting

Featured Guest Speaker

Frances Arnold will present "The Challenge of Challenges."

 

Learn about the importance of taking part in “Challenges” and how they can push us forward along our creative journey.

Virtual Only

9:00am social; 9:30am start

April 15

Monthly Guild Meeting

Featured Guest Speaker

Patricia Belyea of Okan Arts will present "Spirit Quilts:  When A Quilt Is More Than A Quilt." 

 

Patrica makes Spirit Quilts to celebrate a life or mourn a loss. Learn how stitching memories into quilts transforms their meaning and power.

Virtual & In-Person Hybrid

9:00am social; 9:30am start

August 19

Monthly Guild Meeting

Featured Guest Speaker

Scott Flanagan, the mastermind behind 4th & Main Designs, will present "Positively Precuts."

 

Scott will take us on a journey through his quilting designs with precuts, showcasing an array of stunning examples.

Virtual & In-Person Hybrid

9:00am social; 9:30am start

November 18

Monthly Guild Meeting

Virtual & In-Person Hybrid

9:00am social; 9:30am start

February 18

Monthly Guild Meeting

Featured Guest Speaker

HHQ's very own Mary Gosse will present "Gosse's Gadgets and Gizmos: Cricut Edition." Learn how Mary came to use a Cricut Maker for her quilting projects and how it can be used for cutting out various shapes.

Virtual & In-Person Hybrid

9:00am social; 9:30am start

Friends welcome this month!

May 20

Monthly Guild Meeting

Featured Guest Speaker

Trunk Show with Karen K Stone, who has been quilting for over 35 years. Her quilts have one numerous awards, including first prizes in international competitions

Virtual & In-Person Hybrid

9:00am social; 9:30am start

September 16

Monthly Guild Meeting

Featured Guest Speaker

Tammy Silvers of Tamarinis will present "Seeing Double."

 

Ever wonder what your quilt would look like if you made other fabric choices? Explore different quilt colorways and fabrics with practical examples to gather inspiration and insight for your next project!

Virtual & In-Person Hybrid

9:00am social; 9:30am start

December

Annual Holiday Luncheon

Social, food & fun!

Details Pending

In-Person

February 21-26

Annual Retreat

Space limited; reservations required

In-Person

The Woodlands, Downsville, WI

June

There are no scheduled HHQ events in June. We will not have a regular monthly meeting.

 

We encourage you to attend the Minnesota Quilters Show at the River's Edge Convention Center in St. Cloud, running June 15-17.

October 21

Monthly Guild Meeting

Featured Guest Speaker

Teresa Pelton from "Deb Tucker Rulers" will show us some of the rulers and how they can be used to make stunning and precise quilt blocks.

Virtual & In-Person Hybrid

9:00am social; 9:30am start

Planning ahead?

  • Check back for updates as we add more events to the 2023 calendar!

Calendar
HHQ Patchwork Harvest Quilt Show

November 4-5, 2023

Past Events & Programs

2022

 

HHQ Guild Challenge

The 2022 challenge was Star Blocks. Patterns were included in the monthly newsletter.

January

Karen Gibbs, award-winning textile designer and Creative Director at Banyan Batiks, presented "For Love of Batiks"

February

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

March

Sue Heinz  presented "You’ve Got a Friend Named Elmer" 

April

Cancelled due to holiday

May

Lori Kennedy presented "Easy Machine Quilting"

June

Bus trip to MQ Annual Show 

July

HHQ Annual Picnic 

August

Kara Mason and Teri Young from Through the Needle’s Eye presented “The Texture Lecture"

September

Joyce Hughes presented "My Journey Into Quilting" 

October

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

November

Stephanie Hackney, Director of Sales & Marketing, Craft & Retail Division, Hobbs Bonded Fibers presented "Batting--What's Inside Matters"

December

HHQ Holiday Luncheon 

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 presented "All Things Petal + Stem"

February

Beth Helfter of EvaPaige Quilt Designs presented "Oompah! Accordion Sewn HSTs"

March

Andrea Tsang Jackson of 3rd Story Workshop on "Light & Fabric:  Approaches to Transparency"

April

HHQ Road Rally Shop Hop

May

Jill Slipper Scholtz presented "Quilting as an Instrument of Expression"

June

HHQ Picnic at YMCA Camp St. Croix

July

Tula Pink Video Series on "How Fabric Gets Designed"

August

Jill Fisher of Pie Lady Quilts presented "Unlocking the Joy in Scraps"

September

Susan Slaton presented "Repair and Rescue of Old Quilts, Tops and Blocks"

October

Robert DeCarli of Quilting Like a Man presented "Remarkable Rectangles-Weaving Patterns Turned to Quilts"

November

HHQ Biennial Quilt Show at River Crest School

December

HHQ Holiday Luncheon 

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