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Virtual Maine Quilts 2021 is presenting three 1 hour ZOOM lectures by incredibly talented teachers, scheduled over 3 days. Lecture fee is $10 each and registration begins March 2nd! Go to mainequilts.org/quilt_show/lectures/ to secure your spot! Space is limited so sign up now! Below are descriptions of the lectures!
Thursday, July 29, 2021 at 1PM – Gyleen Fitzgerald
The Creative Art of Finishing: Stop the madness! Don’t get bogged down with unfinished projects instead consider them new possibilities. Vintage or newly abandon discover creative ways to reconfigure or upcycle orphan projects to suit today’s lifestyle. Let’s talk about how to finish.
Friday, July 30, 2021 at 1PM – Barb Vedder
Sensational Solid Quilts: A PowerPoint Presentation exploring the origins of Solid Quilt design and what might have inspired them. I will guide you on a visual journey of color exploration and appreciation. I share sensational quilts made with solid fabrics from early Quiltmaking in America through the Modern Quilt Movement of today. I will
share a trunk show of quilts as a companion to the presentation.
Saturday, July 31, 2021 at 1PM – Jane Sassaman
Under the Influence: A lecture of the visual and philosophical ideas that have influenced me and my work. There is an extra ordinary range of wonderful images. This is a very colorful lecture. I hope to excite and inspire the audience by exposing them to an unusual combination of fantastic images. OK! You can do this!!!!