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Upcoming ACQ events: October 13, Guild Meeting on Zoom featuring Swan Sheridan: Color Theory Applied.  More details and register here.  ACQ Online Fundraising Auction Oct 13 - Oct 22.  More details here.  Workshop on October 15.  Online Shattered Blossoms/Fractured Flowers with Swan Sheridan.  More details here.

January Guild Meeting - Dresden Reimagined with Candace Grisham

  • January 13, 2022
  • 6:15 PM
  • online
  • 8

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Quilt book author, Candace Grisham, will provide a look into her journey of falling in love with the Dresden block and how she went from traditional quilting into the modern quilt world, art quilts and publishing.  See how Candy has taken the classic Dresden quilt block and transformed it into a bright, cheery, and versatile design element.  Join us in her journey with a Trunk Show featuring many photos and instruction, followed by  Q & A.


About Candace Grisham

Candace loves using fabrics, themes, and colors from nature, although she leans more and more to bright fabrics with prints.  Many of her works have a "tradition-with-a-twist" quality.  Although she relies on inspirations from generations gone by, her work also has a contemporary feel.  She has dabbled in fiber art, challenges, traditional quilting, and modern quilting.

Candace has taught quilting for more than twenty-five years, and loves the teaching and exploring with students as much as the creating.  She has had quilts and fiber art pieces juried into shows with Missouri Fiber Artists, the American Quilter's Society in Kentucky, the International Quilt Association in Houston, and the National Quilt Association in Ohio, as well as many other local and regional shows and displays.   She published her first pattern on the Dresden quilt in 2015 and her second in 2018.  Her book Dresden Quilt Blocks Reimagined was published in 2019.

Candace lives with her husband, Tom, in both rural Missouri and urban St. Louis with their Golden rescue, Bella.

Learn more about Candace: 


    Check out Candy's workshop on January 15th.


    The Zoom meeting room will open at 6:15 and the meeting will begin at 6:30 Mountain time. Guests are also welcome to attend this meeting for $8.00.  Please register ahead of time and ensure that you know how to use Zoom prior to the meeting. The link will come by email when you register.

    ACQ Members: Please sign in and register for free—it's so helpful to know how many are coming AND you'll be eligible for door prizes when you register. You will find the Show & Tell submission form on the Members-only page.

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      Englewood, CO  80113

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