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Bernina World of Sewing Modern Neutrals 2017 Gatherings

Two-Color Quilts, Using Quilt Patterns Selected from:
"modern neutrals, A fresh look at Neutral Quilt Patterns" By Amy Ellis


This Web page is aimed at being a central repository of information for our 2017 Gatherings. The first project that will be part of the 2017 Gatherings is based upon creating a Two-Color quilt using patterns inspired by the book: "modern neutrals, A fresh look at Neutral Quilt Patterns" By Amy Ellis.

The 2017 Gatherings are taking place monthly, starting in January 2017:

  • Evening Gathering: The second Monday of each month, 5:00-9:00pm.
    June Evening Gathering is June 12, 2017

  • Daytime Gathering: The third Tuesday of each month, 10:00am-4:00pm.
    June Daytime Gathering is June 20, 2017

For participating in the Gathering, you are reminded that:

  • The Gathering participants purchased, from our store, the book chosen to be part of this Gathering and the fabric needed for this quilt..

  • For the 2017 Gatherings, a yearly fee of $50 is charged when the attendee commits to the first Gathering he/she attends.

  • Gathering participants should have experience in sewing and in making quilts.

  • Gathering participants, surely, interact. However, the Gathering is not a class . Each participant is expected to be able to manage his/her own project.

  • The store will not be able to arrange and set-up class machines for use during the Gatherings. Gathering participants should bring to the Gathering what they need for sewing/cutting during the Gathering.

  • Due to the numerous options / aims / of each Gathering participant, space at the Gathering is limited.
    Gathering Participants must be pre-signed up. "Drop in" participants, due to classroom class size and machine space limitations will not be accommodated. Sorry!

  • If a Gathering participant decides to "drop out" of the 2017 Gatherings, it would be appreciated if that were known by the store; there may a wait-list and, if a Gathering slot opens - Persons on the wait-list will be notified of such.

Further information will be available on this Webpage and via eMail sent to Gathering participants.

The 2017 Gatherings are expected to be over-subscribed. If you wish more information about participating in either the monthly Daytime (third Tuesday) or Evening (second Monday) 2017 Gatherings, stop by the store or:
send mail to: modernneutralsbwos at Bernina World of Sewing dot com


May, 2017

After Evening May Gathering

It was wonderful to see how much progress that you-all made while I was on vacation! Congratulations.

It will be a challenge for me to get caught up with you - yet, I love to see your work and the challenge is a good one. Thank you.


Sonja

Evening Gathering May, 2017
Daytime Gathering May, 2017

Interaction/More-Sharing Regarding the Modern Neutrals Gatherings 2017

A BLOG has been set up, aimed to be used by those of you who are participating in the 2017 Gatherings at our store. To access the BLOG, just click on:

BWOS Modern Neutrals Gatherings 2017 BLOG
(The BLOG will, after a Gathering has been held, point to the Gathering images in larger-sized images).


March, 2017

A busy month (hopefully) is past so that we have more designing/"sewing" time as April comes about. Different levels of progress resulting from different-amount-of allocated time for sewing -- and: Winter vacations -- all added up to different stages of progress in February/March. Ok!

It was fun to see how things are evolving and I look forward to working on my "placid curves" as March ends - and: Seeing your pieces/progress.


Sonja

Evening Gathering March, 2017
Daytime Gathering March, 2017


February, 2017

What hard-working groups! It was a pleasure to be working alongside you. Your "homework" really paid off. A LOT of progress in this first full month.

We missed a few of you -- Winter vacations, etc. -- and we look forward to seeing your until-March-meeting's "homework". It continues to be impressive/encouraging to see everyone's work/progress.

Have a good month - see you, in March (if not before, at the store or otherwise).


Sonja

Daytime Gathering February, 2017
Evening Gathering February, 2017


January, 2017

I was amazed that everyone was "Ready to Go" at this first Gathering and you-all "jumped into" things / sewing right from the start. Wow.

Some of us saw other's pieces already started or as the day went on: And, of course.... we changed our minds a bit after seeing such. Ok -- Isn't that (interacting) one of the reasons for the Gatherings?

I am very excited and encouraged by everyone's efforts and, already, beautiful work.

I look forward to seeing which quilts the Evening Gatherers start with -- and, perhaps: The friendly "competition" between the Daytime and Evening groups is "on"?

I look forward to working beside you each month. It is a joy.


Sonja

Daytime Gathering January, 2017
Evening Gathering January, 2017


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