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September Monthly Meeting -Free Motion CREA-TV and Reality

  • September 13, 2021
  • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Zoom


Enjoy a front-row seat to a 60-minute presentation that is packed with design inspiration, tips and tricks, entertainment, and a virtual trunk show finale!

Mel Beach shares her love of free motion quilting as it relates to her guilty pleasure of watching reality television!!  She’ll share her own unscripted, real-life adventures of learning to free-motion quilt. 

You won’t want to change channels as she confesses her fear factors, extreme makeover story, myth busting tips and tricks for quilting on a domestic sewing machine, and “show”mance with some of her favorite tools and notions!  Be sure to set your TiVo and DVR, so you don’t miss this humorous and inspirational presentation - complete with a trunk show finale! 

Mel Beach is a San Jose, California based quilt artist, teacher, and lecturer, who breks away from tradition by adding her own modern, beautifully textured, and colorful twists. She loves stretching her creativity through her completion of 90+ quilt challenges at the local and international level. her quilt designs draw upon her inquisitive nature of asking "What if?" and "Why not?", working in a series, comedy improv studies alsong with her love of nature, photography, and sketching.

Her award-winning quilts have been juried into national quilt shows and traveling exhibits and published in books and magazines.

She has been a Michael Miller Fabric Ambassador, AccuQuilt GO! Getter, Aurifil Artisan, and a Featured Artist on Quilting Arts TV (series 2500 and 2600), The Quilt Show with Alex Anderson and Ricky Tims (episode 2112), and has several articles published in Quilting Arts Magazine.

6:45 PM Show and Tell, 7:00 PM meeting

Click here to visit Mel's website



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