Details for Mary Kerr Lecture and Workshop

In one week, Mary Kerr will be here to teach us how to use vintage blocks and textiles in modern quilts!

 Author and quilter Mary Kerr

Author and quilter Mary Kerr

"Twisted" Lecture

Join us for a lecture and trunk show Friday, April 7 at 7 p.m. (Doors open at 6:30) Mary will showcase a collection of modern quilts created with vintage textiles, and copies of her book Twisted will be available for purchase. The event will be held in the Youth Center at Christ United Methodist Church, located at 8645 E. Brainerd Road in Chattanooga.

Please be advised that E. Brainerd Road is under construction; attendees will need to enter the church complex from Morris Hill Road. The Youth Center is located on the western side of the complex and has its own entrance. Follow the signs!

Lecture admission is free for current ChattMQG members, $15 for nonmembers who pay in advance, and $20 for nonmembers who pay at the door. 

"Twist and Shout" Workshop

Two spots remain for Mary’s four-hour workshop Saturday, April 8. It starts at 2 p.m. in the Adult Education Building at Christ United Methodist Church; participants should arrive between 1:30 and 1:45 to set up their work area.

In this fast-paced environment, Mary will teach participants how to showcase vintage quilt fragments in new, contemporary quilts. Students are invited to bring their own vintage blocks or they may purchase a kit in the class for $30. Mary will also show quilts from her book Recycled Hexies for inspiration.

The workshop costs $50 for current ChattMQG members and $70 for nonmembers.

Once again, enter the church complex from Morris Hill Road. The Adult Education Building is on the northern side of the complex and has its own entrance. Follow the signs!