What's Inside Your Quilt?
Oct
23
10:30 AM10:30

What's Inside Your Quilt?

There are so many types of batting! Are you confused about which one to choose? Deborah will explain the features of the different fibers - cotton, wool, silk, polyester and blends - so you can make an informed decision. She has also made samples so you can see them quilted. Join her at this month’s Sew Fun event at the Inspired Sewist in Jupiter, FL. There are two sessions, 10:30 AM and 6:30 PM.

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Marvelous Modern Minis
Nov
2
to Dec 19

Marvelous Modern Minis

Deborah, along with her fellow members of the South Florida Modern Quilter Guild, will be exhibiting Modern Mini Quilts at the North Regional/Broward College Library in Coconut Creek. A reception is scheduled for December 5 at 6:30.

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What's Inside Your Quilt?
Nov
7
7:00 PM19:00

What's Inside Your Quilt?

There are so many types of batting! Are you confused about which one to choose? Deborah will explain the features of the different fibers - cotton, wool, silk, polyester and blends - so you can make an informed decision. She has also made samples so you can see them quilted. Hobbs and Quilter’s Dream Batting have generously supplied handouts and door prizes. Join her and the Jupiter Mod Quilters at the Inspired Sewist.

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What's Inside Your Quilt?
Nov
16
1:00 PM13:00

What's Inside Your Quilt?

There are so many types of batting! Are you confused about which one to choose? Deborah will explain the features of the different fibers - cotton, wool, silk, polyester and blends - so you can make an informed decision. She has also made samples so you can see them quilted. Hobbs and Quilter’s Dream Batting have generously supplied handouts and door prizes. Join her and the South Florida Modern Quilters at Patch Reef Park in Boca Raton, FL.

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Liberated Houses Workshop
Oct
5
9:30 AM09:30

Liberated Houses Workshop

Have fun constructing houses in different styles and sizes, and, if you choose, select a theme or holiday to celebrate in the neighborhood. All construction is accomplished using improvisational techniques - no patterns or appliqué. Everything is original design! Yet another great project to use up your scraps. Join the South Florida Modern Quilters for this workshop at the Patch Reef Park in Boca Raton.

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Tiny Piecing
Oct
3
7:00 PM19:00

Tiny Piecing

Want to learn more about Tiny Piecing? It is defined as piecing with fabric smaller than one inch. Quilters use various techniques to achieve this small scale, including precision piecing, English paper piecing and foundation piecing. Join Deborah and the Jupiter Mod Quilters to explore the historical influences and current trends. The Jupiter Mod quilters meet at the Inspired Sewist in Jupiter, FL.

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Strips, Strings and Scraps Workshop
Sep
14
10:00 AM10:00

Strips, Strings and Scraps Workshop

Make an original string quilt using liberated techniques – with or without foundations. Use leftover strips, strings and scraps in widths ranging from ¾ to 4 inches and explore one of the many variations of designs that will be introduced. Join Deborah and The Jupiter Mod quilters for this great scrap buster workshop at the River Forest Clubhouse in Stuart.

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Color for Quilters
Sep
5
7:00 PM19:00

Color for Quilters

Are you at a loss when it comes to choosing color? Do you want to explore some new color strategies? Deborah will lead the Jupiter Mod Quilters in an exploration of color theory. Don't yawn! There will be a lot of pics of modern quilts to illustrate these principles as well as hints on how to use these principles to add some sparkle to your quilts. The meeting will be on Thursday, September 5 at 7pm at the Inspired Sewist.

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Gwen Marston - A Retrospective
Aug
17
1:00 PM13:00

Gwen Marston - A Retrospective

Join Deborah and the South Florida Modern Quilters in an exploration of the amazing quilts of Gwen Marston. She was an icon in the quilt world - an inspirational quilter and quilt historian, a prolific author and teacher. We will all miss her. The meeting will be held at Patch Reef Park in Boca Raton.

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Liberated Houses Workshop
Aug
3
10:00 AM10:00

Liberated Houses Workshop

Have fun constructing houses in different styles and sizes, and, if you choose, select a theme or holiday to celebrate in the neighborhood. All construction is accomplished using improvisational techniques - no patterns or appliqué. Everything is original design! Yet another great project to use up your scraps.Join the Jupiter Mod Quilters for this workshop at the River Forest Clubhouse in Stuart.

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Quilts As Tools of Resistance
Jul
11
7:00 PM19:00

Quilts As Tools of Resistance

There has been an increase in quilts with a call to action and this month, at the Jupiter Mod quilt meeting, Deborah will explore historical and contemporary quilts of protest. Some people have even protested the protest quilts thinking quilts should just be decorative! What are your thoughts? This thought provoking meeting will be held at the Inspired Sewist in Jupiter, FL.

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Strips, Strings and Scraps Workshop
Jun
8
9:00 AM09:00

Strips, Strings and Scraps Workshop

Make an original string quilt using liberated techniques – with or without foundations. Use leftover strips, strings and scraps in widths ranging from ¾ to 4 inches and explore one of the many variations of designs that will be introduced. Join Deborah and the Martin County Quilters for this great scrap buster workshop.

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Gwen Marston - A Retrospective
Jun
6
7:00 PM19:00

Gwen Marston - A Retrospective

Join Deborah and the Jupiter Mod Quilters in an exploration of the amazing quilts of Gwen Marston. She was an icon in the quilt world - an inspirational quilter and quilt historian, a prolific author and teacher. We will all miss her. The meeting will be held at the Inspired Sewist.

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Strips, Strings and Scraps
Apr
27
10:00 AM10:00

Strips, Strings and Scraps

Make an original string quilt using liberated techniques – with or without foundations. Use leftover strips, strings and scraps in widths ranging from ¾ to 4 inches and explore one of the many variations of designs that will be introduced. Join Deborah and the Jupiter Mod Quilters for this great scrap buster workshop.

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Modern Traditionalism
Apr
4
7:00 PM19:00

Modern Traditionalism

Wondering what Modern Traditionalism is? This slide presentation will explore ways to update a traditional quilt block or layout to the modern aesthetic by breaking the grid, using fresh bright colors, reframing, playing with scale, using improvisational piecing and including more negative space. Join Deborah and the Jupiter Mod Quilt group at the Inspired Sewist in Jupiter, FL and add some new tools to your quilting tool box.

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Amish Quilts as Modern Inspiration
Mar
16
1:00 PM13:00

Amish Quilts as Modern Inspiration

Be inspired by the simplicity and beauty of these antique beauties and explore their lessons in minimalism and color. This slide presentation includes antique Amish quilts, as well as many modern quilts they inspired. Join Deborah and the South Florida Modern Quilt Guild at Patch Reef Park in Boca Raton, FL.

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Broward Quilt Expo
Mar
9
10:00 AM10:00

Broward Quilt Expo

This is the 115th biennial show of six Broward quilt guilds, including the South Florida Modern Guild, held at the War Memorial Auditorium at 800 NE 8th Street in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Deborah will be exhibiting several of her most recent quilts. Her quilt, My Teenage Bedroom Wallpaper, earned a first place ribbon.

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A Romp Through QuiltCon 2019
Mar
7
7:00 PM19:00

A Romp Through QuiltCon 2019

Mark your calendars for Thursday, March 7 when Deborah will lead the Jupiter Mod Quilt Group on a photographic romp through QuiltCon. It will be a whirlwind of a good time! New members aways welcome. The meeting is held at the Inspired Sewist, 661 Maplewood Drive, Jupiter, FL on the first Thursday of every month.

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Gone to Pieces Circle Challenge
Mar
1
to Mar 27

Gone to Pieces Circle Challenge

Members of the Gone to Pieces quilt group participate in an annual challenge. This year they made quilts featuring circles. Deborah’s quilt entitled Tilt-A-Whirl will be included in this exhibit that showcases the range of skills, techniques and imagination of this talented group. The quilts will be on view in the Donohue Room at the Peter & Julie Cummings Library on 2551 SW Matheson Avenue in Palm City, FL during the month of March. You are welcome to come and meet the artists on March 12 at 2 pm.

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Stories and Secrets
Mar
1
to Apr 30

Stories and Secrets

The Guild for Art and Literature of Coconut Creek is hanging a juried show called Stories and Secrets. The theme coincides with the March 9, 2019, daylong event called Tell Your Story. All artwork includes some aspect of telling a story, sharing a secret, keeping a secret, something hidden and/or the written word. Deborah is exhibiting a piece in the show. The show will hang from March 1 through April 30, 2019 at North Regional/Broward College Library at Broward College North Campus, 1100 Coconut Creek Blvd, Coconut Creek, FL 33066.

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The Maker's Hand
Feb
1
to Feb 28

The Maker's Hand

Broward Quilt Expo is hosting The Maker’s Hand, an art quilt exhibition, at ArtServe Fort Lauderdale during the month of February. This exhibition focuses on quilts as art in the miniature form. Deborah has entered her quilt, Suddenly Without Thinking, in this exhibition.

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World Quilt Florida
Jan
31
to Feb 3

World Quilt Florida

The Gone to Pieces quilt group has been invited to exhibit their Churn Dash challenge at this national quilt show at the Tampa Convention Center in Tampa, FL. Deborah's quilt, Roseate, is included in this exhibit showcasing the range of skills, techniques and imagination of this talented group.

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Amish Quilts As Modern Inspiration
Jan
3
7:00 PM19:00

Amish Quilts As Modern Inspiration

Be inspired by the simplicity and beauty of these antique beauties and explore their lessons in minimalism and color. This slide presentation includes antique Amish quilts, as well as many modern quilts they inspired. Join Deborah and the Jupiter Mod Guild at the Inspired Sewist in Jupiter, FL.

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Stitchin' at the Sea Quilt and Needlework Show
Nov
10
9:00 AM09:00

Stitchin' at the Sea Quilt and Needlework Show

Participants of the Gone to Pieces Churn Dash Challenge have been invited to display their quilts. Deborah’s churn dash will be on view. In addition, the turtle raffle top made by Cathy Hart and quilted by Quiltographic earlier this year will be awarded at 2 pm to a lucky recipient! This show is at the Good Shepherd Episcopal Church in Tequesta, FL.

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 Quilts of Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow
Oct
12
to Oct 13

Quilts of Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

Deborah will be exhibiting four quilts at this judged biennial show, hosted by the Palm Beach County Quilters’ Guild at the South Florida Fairgrounds. Deborah’s quilt, Askew, was awarded a first place ribbon in the Modern category and The View From Her Window was awarded a second place in the Art Quilt category.

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What is a Modern Quilt?
Sep
6
7:00 PM19:00

What is a Modern Quilt?

Deborah be speaking at the kick-off meeting of a new modern quilt group that will be meeting at the Inspired Sewist in Jupiter, FL. She will be exploring the elements that comprise a modern quilt; there will be plenty of photos to inspire.

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Improvisational Design - Modern Medallion Workshop
May
9
10:00 AM10:00

Improvisational Design - Modern Medallion Workshop

A Medallion Quilt is a quilt with a center block, surrounded by multiple borders. In this one-day workshop learn how to take this old traditional favorite and make it modern. Explore the basic units of quilting – squares or rectangles, half-square triangles, flying geese and quarter-square triangle. Incorporate blocks made from these units in the borders. Learn some new skills and gain confidence in designing on the go. Deborah's  personal goal is for everyone’s quilt to be unique and original. This workshop will be at the Quilt Guild by the Sea in Boca Raton. 

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Gone to Pieces Churn Dash Challenge
Mar
1
to Mar 29

Gone to Pieces Churn Dash Challenge

Members of the Gone to Pieces quilt group participate in an annual challenge. This year they made quilts featuring the popular Churn Dash block. Deborah's quilt, Roseate, is included in this exhibit that showcases the range of skills, techniques and imagination of this talented group. The quilts will be on view in the Donohue Room at  the Peter & Julie Cummings Library on 2551 SW Matheson Avenue in Palm City, FL during the month of March.

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Quilting in Paradise
Feb
1
to Feb 3

Quilting in Paradise

This biennial show is sponsored by  the Port St. Lucie Crazy Quilters and held at the Port St. Lucie Civic Center. Among Deborah's quilts on display will be The View from Her Window and the seven other bridge quilts created by the Journey Thru Art design group. This is a rare opportunity to see all eight quilts together locally. These quilts earned  first place ribbons and  cash awards in  the group category.

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Stitching with Friends
Jan
18
to Jan 20

Stitching with Friends

The South Florida Modern Guild. has been invited to display their members' quilts at the Mancuso's 2018 World Quilt Florida show  at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL. As an active member of this guild, Deborah will have several quilts on display.

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Elegant Threads
Nov
2
to Dec 9

Elegant Threads

This prestigious wearable art and surface design show is hosted by the Lighthouse ArtCenter in Tequesta, FL. The artists'  awards and fashion show is on November 16 from 5:30-7:30 pm. Deborah was honored to have three shibori scarves and two art quilts  juried in the show.

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AQS Quiltweek Grand Rapids
Aug
16
to Aug 19

AQS Quiltweek Grand Rapids

The American Quilter's Society (AQS) is one of the largest quilting organizations in the world. Deborah, along with the other members of the Journeys Thru Art group, have had their quilts juried into the Ultimate Group Challenge of this prestigious AQS show and were awarded a first place ribbon.  These quilts were also featured in the November 2017 issue of AQ Magazine. Deborah's quilt,  The View From Her Window,  is a portrait of the George Washington Bridge.

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Make Do
Jul
29
5:00 PM17:00

Make Do

Sherri Lynn Wood issued a challenge to quilters use recycled materials rather than purchased fabric. The South Florida Modern Quilter Guild  (SFMQG) embraced this challenge.  IS Projects Studio in Ft. Lauderdale is hosting an exhibit of SMMQG's Made Do Challenge during the FAT Village ArtWalk. Deborah has two quilts in this exhibit - Fenestra made from discarded jeans and canvas and Recollect made with the shirts her family wore when they were younger.

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