November 2021 Meeting Recap

Submitted by Paula M., Secretary

The November meeting was called to order by president, Lisa B. at 6 PM.  The meeting was held in Christ Lutheran Church in Normal and via Zoom, with 61 members and 2 guests present.  The next 3 meetings will be available only by Zoom.

Refreshments were provided by Maria C., Kathy C., and Barb B.

Yvonne Fuchs, coming via Zoom from Hawaii, was our presenter.  She focused on transparency quilts and how to choose colors and fabrics for a transparency quilt.  She showed many transparency quilt examples and talked about how she did better on some color combinations than on others. She uses each quilt as an opportunity to learn something – it could be about color or a sewing technique. To check value in her fabric choices, she takes photos with her phone and then turns them into grayscale to check contrast, to ensure that her values will contrast enough, but will not be too similar.

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