June 2024 Meeting

  • Date: June 15, 2024
  • Program: “Using Color Value to Choose Your Quilt Fabrics”
  • Speaker: Bethany Janssen; The Sewing Center

Our June speaker is Bethany Janssen, owner of The Sewing Center in Wichita, KS. She is a lifelong artist and former high school art teacher.

Bethany is a welcome, repeat instructor at Kansas Longarm Quilters. She has developed arts programming for Wichita’s public school system, worked in costume design for theater, and also managed community art projects. 

In her presentation, Bethany will teach quilters a better understanding of how to to use color value, as in light, medium and dark tones rather than just the color itself.

There will be hands-on activities for those in attendance.

Morning Presentation


“Using Color Value to Choose Your Quilt Fabrics” by Bethany Janssen


Regular monthly business presented by KLQ board members.

• Destash Bashdestashverb. To remove (thread, fabric, equipment, etc.) from one’s collection. Clean those sewing rooms, closets, boxes, totes, and anywhere else you stash your stuff (or stuff your stash). We’re setting up a trade/donate/sell table. Mark each item with your name and price, and have fun with your fellow guild members.

• Show and Share: Bring your finished quilts and/or works in progress.

• Raffle tickets:  Tickets are $1 each or 6 tickets for only $5. Bring a visitor and you both get one free ticket!