Friday, May 17, 2013

Break Free, Go Bold with Modern Quilting Maven Jacquie Gering

           Set your alarm!  Synchronize your watch!  Tie a string around your finger!

On Saturday, June 1, Hip Stitch will start selling tickets to September workshops with Jacquie Gering.  Jacquie is an expert quilter from Chicago who inspires other quilters to “Break Free, Go Bold” to create their own one-of-kind modern quilts!

Come to just one event or the whole Jacquie shebang.   Here’s the lowdown:

Friday, Sept. 6,Hexies Workshop,” 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.   $50.

Friday, Sept. 6, 5-6 p.m., Jacquie will sign her book “Quilting Modern.”   If you don’t already own this step-by-step guide with eye-popping color pictures, Hip Stitch has copies for $26.95 each.  Place your order now!

Friday, Sept. 6, 6:30-8 p.m., Jacquie will speak about her journey as a modern quilter.  And she will exhibit many of her modern masterpieces.  Tickets are $15 each.  
Saturday, Sept 7, “Improvisational Quilting,” 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.  $100 (includes lunch).

Seating at each workshop is limited to only 20 students.  So mark your calendar for Saturday, June 1, and then call us to reserve your seat at the sewing table.   

Between now and Wednesday, May 29, at 5 p.m., we’ll be taking entries for a random drawing to win two tickets to Jacquie’s s Sept. 6 lecture ($30 value).  Just post a comment below to enter.  We’ll announce the winner on Friday, May 31.  Good luck!
And don’t forget to check out Jacquie’s blog at


edyB said...

Yay ~ I missed out last time so I really want to attend this visit.
Modern Quilting is becoming one of my faves and I've been sewing for over 60 years. I love the crisp lines and use of solids with lots of negative space. Never too old to learn something new.
Thanks for the opportunity!

Raesha D said...

OOOH!! I would love a chance to win a spot at her lecture. She is such an inspiration!!!

missey dobbin said...

i would love to see jacquie again