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2018 Program VPs: Shannan Maggied and Cecily-Sue Roth

2018 Programs

Sign up as soon as possible during regular meetings, or by contacting Shannan Maggied or Cecily-Sue Roth. Cash, checks and credit cards accepted. Space is limited, so payment must be received to secure your place.


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 reference. $39 Members or $44/Non-Members. Max. of 25 students. There is also a $15 kit fee. Click here for Binding Basics Supply List. THIS WORKSHOP IS FULL.

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!

May 21 & 22 - Monday Workshop with Cecily-Sue Roth and Tuesday Lecture by Marietta Price.

May 21 Workshop (9 am-3 pm): Cecily-Sue Roth - "Simple Steps to Beautiful Rag Quilts" Workshop: Accomplished quilter, designer, teacher and business owner and LQG member, Cecily-Sue Roth, will be leading this all-day workshop. $25Mem. or $30/Non-Mem. Max of 25 students.

May 22 Program (1-3 pm): Marietta Price - "Accessorizing Your Quilts." Marietta Price, owner of Bargain Barn Fabrics in Montvale, VA, will show us numerous examples of interesting, unique and fun ways to accessorize our quilts to take them to the next level! Why have quilts that are merely Wonderful, when they could be absolutely AMAZING! Visit Marietta's website at http://www.BargainBarnFabrics.com.

There is no meeting in June due to Vacation Bible School.

July 23 & 24 - Shannon Shirley

Shannon is an award-winning quilter, author, national speaker, fiber artist, teacher and traveling exhibit curator from "Once in a Rabbit Moon" in Woodbridge, VA. Learn more about Shannon at http://www.onceinarabbitmoon.com/

July 23 Monday Workshop (9am-3pm). "Bottles and Blooms" Workshop. Learn to create a wall hanging with embroidered vintage blue-green bottles and three dimensional daffodils. ($35 Mem./ $40 Non-Mem./ $35 kit fee/ Max of 24 students). Click here for the "Bottles and Blooms" Supply List.

July 24 Program (1-3pm). "Eclectic Mix Trunk Show." Shannon will show examples of all the styles of quilts she makes... traditional and art quilts, quilts inspired by children's artwork, and quilts incorporating vintage needlework.

August 27 & 28 - Cathy Bogan

Cathy Bogan is a self-taught quilter, teacher, and owner of Stitch Party Studio in Madison, NC. She has taught all levels and ages of quilters at Rockingham Community College and at various quilt shops, guilds, summer programs, and retreats in NC, SC and VA since 1998. You can also find Stitch Party Studio on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/StitchPartyStudio/

August 27 Workshop (9am-3pm). Cathy will present a full-day "Jelly Roll Race" workshop filled with fun and wonderful prizes! All it takes is one jelly roll to make the 50" x 64" quilt top. You can bring a jelly roll of your own or purchase one that Cathy brings from her shop. For the confident beginner through advanced quilter, this is a quick, fun way to make a quilt top in a day.

August 28 Program (1-3pm). Tunk Show. Cathy will present an exciting variety of the beautiful and colorful quilts she has made and enthusiastically teaches others to make.

September 25 - "Christmas in September"

Program (1-3pm). Get a head start on your holiday gift giving at this event. Five round-robin style learning stations will be set up with presenters demonstrating each type of project, and sending you home with printed instructions.

October 22 & 23 - Joyce Hughes

Joyce Hughes is a self-taught and award-winning quilter, designer, fiber artist and national speaker who specializes in Thread Painting and Free-Motion Quilting. Joyce lives in Warwick, PA. Learn more about Joyce at http://www.joycehughesoriginals.com/

October 22 Full-Day Workshop: Joyce will teach participants to "Learn the Basics of Raw Edge Applique, Dimension Thread Painting and Embellishment."

October 23 Program (1-3pm). "My Journey into Quilting," an open and inspiring talk about how Joyce started quilting and the transformation into Thread Painting and using Panels as Art Quilts.

November 13 - "Turkey Swap"

Program (1-3pm). "Turkey Swap." This will be a fun way for members to bring and swap quilt supplies, kits, notions, patterns, books, etc., to inspire creativity and maybe try something new.

December 4 - Holiday Luncheon

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 2018

LQG Workshops are educational and fun opportunities for small groups of quilters (generally between 15-25) to obtain valued instruction from guest Presenters and learn new patterns, techniques, shortcuts and design elements, as well as develop deeper threads of friendship with other Guild members. For your information, please refer to the following Workshop Guidelines:

1. Three or more months prior to the Workshop, signups will begin at the regular monthly meeting.
2. Two months prior to the Workshop, if it is not filled, signups will be offered to other guilds and the general public at an additional fee.
3. One month prior to the Workshop, if not filled, it will be cancelled and payments returned.
4. Only people who have signed up AND paid can attend the Workshop. You are not considered signed up until your payment is received.
5. When the Workshop is filled, a "Waiting List" sign-up sheet will be made available. If someone drops out, 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.)
6. 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 Shannan Maggied or Cecily-Sue Roth as soon as you know you cannot attend a Workshop you have signed up and paid for. If applicable, they will contact the next person on the waiting list. If there is no one on the waiting list, you may find your own replacement and give Shannan or Cecily-Sue your replacement's name and contact information.

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