Aloha Quilters meets the third Saturday of each month at 9:30 am usually in the Queen Emma Center at Christ Church Episcopal in Kealakekua on the Big Island. We welcome residents and visitors alike to join us in a time of sharing our love of quilts, quilting and quilters!
Questions or more information about our group please email email@example.com
Quilting Class with Gloria Loughman!
Quilt Patterns: From Inspiration to Quilts. Presenter: Brigitte Bloecher
Brigitte will present a trunk show of her original quilts and "retirement job" writing original patterns, encourage by the owner of the quilt shop she worked at in Minnesota for 5 years prior to moving to Hawaii. It's quite a treat to have a pattern designer in our midst.
November 18, 2023
The Ken Burns Quilt Collection
Historian and storyteller, Ken Burns,has been collecting antique, hand-sewn American quilts for more than 40 years. He views quilts as an essentioal building block of culture. "This is what human beings are required to do, to take raw materials and transform them ino something greater than the sum of their parts. And that's what a quilt is, that's what art is." Our program will showcase Ken Burns quilt collection - "Uncovered: The Ken Burns Collections"
Photographs of previous quilt shows at SKEA.