LAKE QUILTERS GUILD
Serving Smith Mountain Lake Virginia
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.
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. Click here for the "Jelly Roll Race" Supply List.
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.
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." All levels of quilters will enjoy this workshop. Kit includes the panel, batting, muslin and project top prepped together to start right away with thread painting. ($30 Mem./$35 Non-Mem./$15 Kit Fee/Max of 15 students)
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:
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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