Take part in the ultimate quilting adventure at Quilt Expo 2017 in the Alliant Energy Center. This premier quilt show offers hundreds of spectacular creations on exhibit, demonstrations and classes by quilting experts plus fabulous shopping! Whether a seasoned quilter, a novice or just curious to learn more about this genuine American art form, all quilting buffs will thoroughly enjoy this opportunity to learn, laugh and glean inspiration from quilting masters who share their creativity and expertise. Fee includes admission and transportation via comfortable Progressive Travel motor coach. Your registration confirmation will include additional itinerary details. Space is limited. This popular trip fills up quickly!
Join us to celebrate the unveiling of our fabulous new season on Friday, September 8, from 5 to 7 p.m., as the LTCA Board of Directors share highlights of what's coming to our stage. The 2017-18 Season Preview Party will be full of great music, video clips, refreshments and special one-night-only offers to pick your seats and save on tickets to your favorite shows.
Social media encouraged! This event is free; no ticket required.
Thursday, November 9, 2017, 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Cost of materials and class instruction is $60
Nantucket Style Lamp — This unique accessory to your home décor measures 7" across at the wood base and stands about 15" tall, including the shade. The wood is finished and the bulb and shades are provided. Participants may choose the type of wood at the class. Some weaving experience is required, as Nantucket skills using a mold will be taught. Class size is limited to 10.
Thursday, May 3, 2018, 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Cost of materials and instruction is $46 or $52
Nesting Nantuckets — Basic Nantucket skills will be taught in weaving these beautiful and practical baskets. Please select your basket size. The "medium" is woven on a 5" mold with a lovely wood base and matching rim and lid. Any level of weaver can do this size. The "small" is woven on a 3.5" mold, also with matching base, rim and lid. This size is recommended for someone who has basket weaving experience. Class size is limited. There are eight molds for each size.
Your registration confirmation will include a list of basic supplies to bring to the classes, which are held in the Spencer High School Commons, Door 22. Instructor is Shirley Mount. thebasketpatch.com
Feel free to contact us with questions and/or comments.