Date and location: Oct. 18, 2012
Concorde Banquets, 20922 North Rand Rd, Kildeer, Ill. (MAP)
Description: Thursday, October 18, 2012 Linda McGehee, owner of Ghee’s mail order sewing and notions company has over 40 years of sewing experience and will lecture “Putting the Icing on the Cake” at the meeting of the Northwest Suburban Quilters Guild at the Concorde Banquets in Kildeer, Illinois on Thursday,October 18. Linda’s diverse sewing background from garments to hand bags, piecing to heirloom and dazzling surface manipulation techniques has earned her a prize-winning international reputation. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for socializing and shopping. Sew Mod of Crystal Lake, IL will be the evening’s fabric merchant. Concorde Banquets, 20922 North Rand Road, Kildeer, Illinois; cost for non-member guest is $7; 847-438-0025; visit www.nsqg.net or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Linda’s Workshops: hurry, class size is limited: Zip Couture: Friday, October 19, Arlington Heights Library; 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.. Learn Linda’s clever zipper sewing techniques while making a stylish handbag. $20 handbag kit fee required. Spiral Patchwork: Saturday, October 20, Rolling Meadows Library; 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Linda will show you how to turn ordinary fabric into a work of art with her spiral piecing technique which you can use to create a table runner, pillow, purse, vest or a border for your latest quilt. Each workshop Instructor Fee: $40 NSQG members; $55 non-members. For workshop registration and supply list, contact Gail Gregory at email@example.com. For details about Linda’s McGehee go to www.ghees.com.