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Joe the Quilter

Joe Cunningham began making quilts professionally in 1979, a er a ten-year career as a musician in Michigan. His early mentors were steeped in the history and traditions of quilts, leading him to a life of study in quilt history and a love of traditional technique.

Over the years his quilts have evolved into a unique, personal style. His quilts are in the permanent collections of museums, as well as in numerous private collections. Cunningham has written 11 books and numerous magazine articles. He has also appeared on the PBS series “Cra in America,” the HGTV series “Simply Quilts with Alex Anderson”, the PBS series “Sewing with Nancy” and on“The Quilt Show” with Alex Anderson and Ricky Tims.”          

Join this nationally-known quilt artist for one or both days to be inspired and learn his unique techniques.

Rock the Block: Album Style

How can a quilt that looks so complex be so simple? It is how I rock the block with a simple process that leads to unavoidable originality. You can’t help it. Fun, easy, and yet deeply satisfying and eye-opening, this class will have you inventing your own ways to make block quilts all your own. 6 Hours. All levels

Date: Saturday, October 7, 2017
Time: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fee: $75.00


Rock the Block: Block Style

In this class we will make a fractured landscape from a series of unique blocks, all created with my simple step-by-step process. Making these blocks is simple enough for anyone, but as challenging as you want to make it. All fun, all day.

Date: Sunday, October 8, 2017
Time: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fee: $75.00