RIVER LEA QUILTERS GUILD PROGRAMS 2002-2003 October 15: Our own Bernadette Keitz will present a trunk show of quilts and demonstrate a new technique and pattern called “Around the Twist”. She also promised to bring some fabric so we can have the opportunity to add to our “stash”. November 19: Walt Meir, Director of Museum Collections for the Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society has developed a slide show and presentation about the extensive quilt collection at the Society that he will share with us. December 17: CHRISTMAS PARTY January 21: The Quilter’s Husband and the Quilter (Craig and Nancy Anderson) will help us find simple solutions to common quilt room problems. The Quilter's Husband has a web store that specializes in providing products that are either hard-to-find or difficult to create without a home workshop. He will bring some of his custom-made pin-up and design wall kits, invisible quilt hangers, pre-made pegboards, table leg extensions and a variety of other items to make quilting easier. His wife, Nancy will also bring some of her quilts for display. February 18, 2003: The Round Robin, showcasing the many talents of our guild. March 18: Natalie Masker is an AQS certified quilt appraiser and an antique quilt collector. She will present a trunk show of quilts she’s collected dating from 1870's to today and explain how she dates them. She will also have Q&A about care and dating of quilts. April 29: (note date change due to Easter Holidays) Susie Baker, Cindy Mecca, and Linda Setlock from The Carriage Quilt Shoppe in East Aurora will present a program on Amish Quilting with samples of Amish work. They will also discuss their experiences with the Amish and describe their culture. They’ve consented to bring some goodies from the shop for us to look at, try out, and add to our “stash”. May 20: Chris O’Day, the “Gypsy Quilter” who has traveled extensively, will present a program on the many quilt guild meetings she has attended and show us several of the quilts she has made from the numerous workshops she has attended. June 17: PICNIC and judging of the Challenge quilts.