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Out of the Box

Monday, July 2, 2018
Mary Lou Weidman

MaryLou Weidman self portrait

This lecture discusses how to get out, stretch, and stay out of the box. How to learn new things, go new directions and take the road less traveled. How to get "Out of the Box"!

Mary Lou Donahue Weidman began quilting with her maternal grandmother. Mary Lou's father was an artist and musician and encouraged creativity and to look at the world in a curious, positive way. Painting was my Dad's number one love and he passed this along to me. After taking fine arts in school and selling both oil paintings on canvas and posters of girls in bikinis to fraternity boys, Mary Lou graduated and did layout work for the city newspaper, store windows, rodeo billboards, and other avenues in art. All of this with three small children in tow.

Phyllis Martin, Program, 949-243-6511

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Plaidville Houses by MaryLou Weidman

Mary Lou Weidman

June 30 & July 1, 2018

Plaidville Houses


** Only 4 places left **

Our next Guild workshop, called PLAIDVILLE HOUSES with stimulating instructor Mary Lou Weidman, is scheduled at the Sally Griffin Center in Pacific Grove on June 30 & July 1.

Mary Lou loves to show quilters how to stray from the norm and how to have passion that overrides criticism. For her, it's about the journey and seeing what she can do next.

In addition to quilting for most of her life, Mary Lou has written 5 books, owns a pattern company, has designed fabric for 14 years, represents Bernina, and has taught all across the U.S., Canada, and in eight countries.

Please contact me to sign up, or if you have any questions.

Linda Garofalo, Workshops
email, 415-444-6142

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  • Check or cash for workshops and raffle tickets
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  • Community quilts
  • Library books (closed September & December)
  • UFOs (none in September & December)
  • Block of the Month (none in January)
  • Pen and calendar to volunteer


Meetings are generally held on the first Monday of every month at:
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515 Junipero Street (at 15th)
Pacific Grove, CA 93950

Social time begins at 6:30 p.m. and the meeting starts promptly at 7:00 p.m.

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