LAKE QUILTERS GUILD
Serving Smith Mountain Lake Virginia
Program VP: Bette Gove
You can now register for workshops at any time. Bette accepts credit cards, cash and personal checks. Just contact Bette to get signed up!
October 23 & 24 - Cecily-Sue Roth.
Cecily Sue teaches machine embroidery, and quilting classes from Maryland to SML. She currently owns two businesses. She loves sharing what she knows with those who want to learn.
October 23 Monday Workshop (9am-3pm). Wool Embroidery. Using the kit Cecily Sue will supply ($25 day of the workshop) you will be working on one of her designs. She will show you how to do the stitches along with guidance as to what to do where. Because she wants to give everyone lots of personal attention the class size is limited to 10. You will be able to make this project into a pillow, or a wall hanging, or part of a quilt. NO sewing machine needed! Cost of class is $25.00.
October 24 Program (1pm). "What Inspires You." Come to see some of Cecily Sue's quilts and hear about what might inspire you!
November 14 - Rose-Marie Newcomb. Note: This is the 2nd Tuesday.
November 14 Program (1pm). - Rose-Marie, a long time member of our guild, will present a trunk show of her pieced and embroidered quilts. She has many years of experience teaching for Sulky Thread, and at quilt shops and other guilds.
December 5 - Christmas Luncheon (members only)
11am: Challenge display and voting
Menu choice and payment must be received by November 25, 2017. Please turn in your reservation with a $20 check at the September, October, or November Meeting. Or email payment in with form to Cindy Fisher. Registration form (pdf).
January 23 - Program presented by our own LQG members.
Jan. 23 (1-3 pm) Program: "Ready, Set, Sew! New
Ideas for a New Year!"
February 27 - Annual Charity Sew-In
February 27 Charity Sew-in (9am-3pm):
March 26 Monday Workshop (9am-3pm): Suzzie Schuyler
Event" Workshop (based on her book Team Spirit).
March 27 Program (1-3pm): "Trunk Show & Lecture" Suzzie will present her trunk show, along with additional quilts and projects she has designed since her book, Team Spirit, came out, including more good ideas and tips.
April 23 & 24 - Paula Golden
Paula Golden is a quilt artist and teacher, an award-winning national speaker, TV host, author, and a Jinny Beyer staff member. Paula currently resides in Blacksburg, VA. She will present a full-day Monday workshop on "Binding Basics" and on Tuesday at our Program Paula will give a lecture on "Color - How to Make Your Quilts Sing!" Learn more about Paula Golden at http://www.paulagolden.com/.
April 23 Monday Workshop (9am-3pm): Paula Golden -
"Binding Basics" Workshop. Finish your quilts in the
style that they deserve. Learn how to prepare your quilt top
for binding, straight and curved edges, straight and bias bindings,
mitered corners and prairie points. Discover the best binding
techniques for you and your quilt. Bonus! Learn to join the ends
for a beautiful finish. You will complete samples of each technique
and bring home a "binder of bindings" for easy future
April 24 Program (1-3pm): Paula Golden - "Color - How to Make Your Quilts Sing!" Paula will show many of her quilts and explain how colors interact, the importance of value and how to successfully use many textures of print together. Learn three easy steps so you, too, will be able to make your quilts sing!
Highlights of Past Programs ... photos of each month's program are available on the Show and Tell page. Links to photos and/or slideshows are posted under each month's meeting. All the meetings back to January 2006 can be found on or accessed from the Show and Tell page.
Workshop Guidelines for 2017
Workshops are special opportunities for a small group of quilters (generally between 10 to 20) to learn new patterns and new techniques, to develop deeper threads of friendship and to obtain valued instruction from the guest speaker.
Please follow these guidelines when signing up for a workshop:
-Sign up will begin at the monthly guild meeting three or more months prior to the workshop.
-Three months or more prior to the workshop, the sign up will be offered to our guild members.
-Two months prior, if the workshop is not filled, the workshop will be opened to other guilds and to the general public at an additional fee. One month prior to the workshop, if not filled, the workshop will be cancelled and payments returned.
-Only people who have signed up AND paid can attend the workshop. You are not considered signed up until your payment is received.
-Once the workshop is filled, a "waiting" sign-up sheet will be made available. If someone drops out of the class, the next person on the waiting list will be called. If you need to cancel, please do not find a replacement unless there is no one waiting.
-Once you have signed up for a workshop and you find you are unable to attend, you will not receive a refund unless your spot is filled. Please contact Bette Gove (2017) (for 2018 workshops Shannan Maggied or Cecily-Sue Roth) as soon as you know you can't come and if applicable, the next person on the waiting list will be contacted. If there is no one on the waiting list, you may find your own replacement. Please advise Bette who this person is and their contact information.
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