MARCH 13th, 2023
An evening with Jenny Doan
Please join us for a Question-and-Answer session with Jenny Doan, quilter, author, and founder of The Missouri Star Quilt Company. Jenny will be discussing her recent autobiography,
How to Stitch an American Dream: A Story of Family, Faith, & the Power of Giving
Jenny will be joining us via Zoom. However, attendance will be in-person only, and seating is limited. The fee for non-members is $10, and pre-registration and pre-payment are required. Guests should email firstname.lastname@example.org, and they will receive Venmo payment information or wait list information at that time. If the guest does not provide payment by Friday before, then their spot will be canceled and someone from the wait list will be given Venmo information and asked for payment. In order to get the most enjoyment of this event, we recommend that you read Jenny’s book prior to the meeting. It is available through Missouri Star Quilt Company, Barnes and Noble, Amazon, and other booksellers. It is also available as an audiobook.
APRIL 10th, 2023
Sewing for Charity We will gather at 2:00 to work on our string quilts for Quilts for Kids. Come at 1:00 if you would like to help set up. Bring your sewing machine. We also need volunteers to bring other supplies – iron, ironing board, rotary cutter, mat, etc. This is a great chance for those who do not drive at night/don’t do Zoom to reconnect with your quilting friends!
MAY 8th, 2023
Diary of a Dutch Quilter Former Penn Oaks member Janneke van der Ree returns with an in-person presentation. Look and listen to Janneke's diary of quilting adventures. She will take you through her Dutch beginnings, creative adventures, all the way to Pennington NJ. Janneke will share her life in quilts, her tips to stay authentic to your heritage and stay true to yourself. In Janneke's case that means….do not take life - quilts - too seriously and do not forget to have fun!! Do what you love, love what you do…Take a peek in her diary, you might even learn some Dutch words….Gezellig!!
JUNE 12th, 2023
We gotta say good-bye for the summer… so let’s have a little fun! Bring your completed “Challenge” quilt for judging. We will also have a show-and-tell with a theme, a game or two, and a fat-quarter exchange for a summer mini-challenge. More details to follow.