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Thread: This is why I join guilds - today's speaker Zena Thorpe

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    This is why I join guilds - today's speaker Zena Thorpe

    Today's speaker at Mid Valley Quilt Guild in Salem OR was Zena Thorpe. Her web site - http://zenasquilts.com/pictures_of_quilts

    Seeing those beautiful quilts in person, up close, was worth the entire year's dues. One of the quilts won Best of Show at Houston. All were amazing.

    Tomorrow night I go to another guild's meeting and learn about local barn quilts. Such fun!
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    Wow! Those are awesome quilts. Do you know which one won Best In Show?
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    Hard to believe anyone made them--they are spectacular

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    Wow the time that must have went into each one boggles the mind

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    Wow! Thanks for sharing!

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    As I recall it was the middle picture on the left. The quilt is modeled after a ceiling in one of the Queen's buildings in Windsor Park. Here's another picture of that quilt, although it doesn't really do the quilt justice.

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    Wow! Those are awesome quilts. Do you know which one won Best In Show?
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    I have seen some of her work in the AQS show in Paducah. It is AMAZING!!!! I would love to hear her lecture. I'm so jealous!

    You are one lucky girl!!!!!!

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    Wow. I would love to see those in person. They are awesome.
    Fabric is like money, no matter how much you have it's never enough.

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    I am going to a quilt guild today. For the first time in years I have no obligations to keep me from joining. Hope they have programs as good as this one.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pollyjvan9 View Post
    I am going to a quilt guild today. For the first time in years I have no obligations to keep me from joining. Hope they have programs as good as this one.
    Have fun at your guild. I now belong to 3 - one very small, one medium, and one very large. The speaker yesterday was at the very large guild - over 300 members, a morning and an evening meeting, over 150 people at the morning meeting yesterday. You can get lost in the crowd, but it's a crowd of quilters, so that isn't so bad. The very small guild seldom has a speaker, and never a nationally known one, but we all know one another and can spend time looking at each show-and-tell quilt, asking questions, etc. Every guild has its own unique personality and reasons for joining.

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