Tuesday, December 11, 2018

December 11, from 9:30 am to 12, Monica Shafer will be the guild's Showcase Quilter, bringing a trunk show of her quilts and speaking about her quilting journey. She began quilting 17 years ago, and had an interest in hand and machine sewing and embroidery since home ec in junior high. Memory quilts have been a large part of her quilting, both as commission jobs and as gifts for family and friends. Monica has made a variety of styles of quilts. Appliqué was a surprise pleasure for her. After fearing "the A word", she learned the freezer-paper and glue-baste method, and she hasn't looked back since. For the last 6 years the Modern Quilt movement has fascinated her, especially the use of traditional blocks in new and uninhibited ways. She can be found at QuiltCon every year, taking classes and meeting up with her modern friendship group.

Monica is a charter member of Surfside guild and has chaired and co-chaired several committees. Besides quilting, Monica likes to play the ukulele and sing, go to the Lucidity Festival, study photography with her sister and brother, and read with her book club. She is also sharing babysitting duties with her co-grandma, watching her newest grandchild Henry. Before being an empty-nester, she also liked to cook and bake, but now that's limited to holidays, to make more time for quilting and her other pursuits.

Future Programs:

January 2019: Jennifer Rapacki, Modern Quilt Technology

February 2019: Jill Finley, Traditional Appliqué

For the complete list of "Speakers and Workshops" click on the tab at the left.

Workshop Location

San Juan Mobile Estates 
32302 Alipaz St
San Juan Capistrano Ca, 92675

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