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The Show and Tell Slideshow now includes the Bee of the month and photos of our guest speaker's presentation, as well as, member Show and Tell. Guest speakers websites, when available, are listed on our Links page.

2017

July 2017 General Meeting
July Slideshow. The July meeting was our member led Round Robin. There were five stations and five leaders. Each leader presented a different quilting technique. Members moved to a different station at 10 minute intervals. The Round Robin was followed by Show and Tell. There was no Bee of the Month display. (To view the slideshow follow the instructions on the first page. Close the slideshow window to come back to this page.)

June 2017 General Meeting. There was no June meeting due to Vacation Bible School.

May 2017 General Meeting
May Slideshow. Our guest speaker was Gyleen Fitzgerald whose presentation was "Quilts: Unfinished Stories with New Endings." Gyleen showed 1930's through 1950's unfinished tops and blocks that she transformed into finished quilts using fabrics of today. On Monday Gyleen lead a workshop entitled "Going In Circles." Our Featured Bee of the Month was the Southside Bee. The program was followed by Show and Tell. Photos courtesy of Kate Holdgreve. Thank you, Kate, for taking photos for me while I was away. (To view the slideshow follow the instructions on the first page. Close the slideshow window to come back to this page.)

April 2017 General Meeting
April Slideshow. For our program Barbara Dann of Alleycat Quiltworks showed us the many quilt block variations that can be created using Studio 180 Tools and Rulers. On Monday Barbara led a workshop using the Rapid Fire Lemoyne Star tool. Our Featured Bee of the Month was the Bag Ladies Bee. Barbara Dann's lecture was followed by Show and Tell. (To view the slideshow follow the instructions on the first page. Close the slideshow window to come back to this page.)

March 2017 General Meeting
March Slideshow. We had a visit from SML Good Neighbors and then viewed a slide show on barn quilts presented by Suzi Parron. Parron is the author of two books on barn quilts. Our Featured Bee of the Month was the Shady Ladies Bee. Suzi Parron's presentation was followed by Show and Tell. (To view the slideshow follow the instructions on the first page. Close the slideshow window to come back to this page.)

February 2017 Annual Charity Sew-in
February Slideshow. From 9am-2pm members worked on charity items. This year the main focus was on Teddy bears and Pillow Pals. It was also the Guild's 27th Anniversary! Thanks to the efforts of Cindy Fisher and Karen Theis we celebrated our Founders' Day with a beautiful cake. (To view the slideshow follow the instructions on the first page. Close the slideshow window to come back to this page.)

January 2017 General Meeting
January Slideshow. Our January program was a trunk show provided by the Material Girls Bee. They have been a LQG Bee since 2003. They are a very productive group and continually challenge themselves to learn new techniques. Our Featured Bee of the Month was the River Queen Bee. The trunk show was followed by Show and Tell. (To view the slideshow follow the instructions on the first page. Close the slideshow window to come back to this page.)

2016

December 2016 Holiday Luncheon
December Slideshow. We thoroughly enjoyed a catered lunch by Gabor Bede at Trinity Ecumenical Parish. We viewed and voted on the 2016 Challenge Entries. The beautiful centerpieces were provided by Kept-in-Stitches Bee and we each received an adorable Spool Christmas List favor made by Sue Berry and a fat quarter and mints from Stephanie and her husband. (To view the slideshow follow the instructions on the first page. Close the slideshow window to come back to this page.)

November 2016 General Meeting
November Slideshow. Sandy Miller presented us with a trunk show of the many quilts she has made over the past few years. Sandy is a guild member and also works in the Quilting Department at the General Store. Sandy especially enjoys making the Judy Niemeyer paper pieced patterns because they are so precise. The program was followed by member Show and Tell. The Featured Bee of the Month was the Sunshine Bee. (To view the slideshow follow the instructions on the first page. Close the slideshow window to come back to this page.)

October 2016 General Meeting
October Slideshow. Linda Hahn of Frog Hollow Designs led an all-day Monday Workshop - "Rock that Block, Juicy Lucy" and a half-day Tuesday Workshop- "Welcome to Our Pad." At our Tuesday Program she showed us her New York Beauty Quilts, Simplified and Diversified. The program was followed by member Show and Tell. (My camera went crazy temporarily at the start of Show and Tell, so I missed a few shots. So sorry.) The Featured Bee of the Month was the Piece Makers Bee. (To view the slideshow follow the instructions on the first page. Close the slideshow window to come back to this page.)

September 2016 General Meeting
September Slideshow. Joyce Duncan led a Monday Workshop on "Landscapes Beyond the Basics" and discussed "Inspirations for Landscape Quilts" at our Tuesday Program. This meeting was held on the 3rd Tuesday of the month instead of the usual 4th Tuesday due to church scheduling. The program was followed by member Show and Tell. The Featured Bee of the Month was Kept in Stitches. (To view the slideshow follow the instructions on the first page. Close the slideshow window to come back to this page.)

August 2016 General Meeting
August Slideshow. LQG member Susan Wilson conducted a Monday Workshop on the "Disappearing Hourglass" and discussed the pros and cons of rulers at our Tuesday Program. Her presentation was entitled "Ruler Queen." The program was followed by member Show and Tell. The Featured Bee of the Month was the Friendship Bee. (To view the slideshow follow the instructions on the first page. Close the slideshow window to come back to this page.)

July 2016 General Meeting
July Slideshow. This month was our Silent Auction. A big thank you to Katherine Lewis and the Shady Ladies Bee for making it happen. The Auction was followed by member Show and Tell. The Featured Bee of the Month was the Material Girls. The photos for the slideshow were taken by Sandra Ferguson in the Webmaster's absence. Thank you, Sandra.(To view the slideshow follow the instructions on the first page. Close the slideshow window to come back to this page.)

June 2016 General Meeting. There was no June Meeting due to Vacation Bible School.

May 2016 General Meeting
May Slideshow. Our guest speaker and workshop leader was Fay Hill. On May 23 Fay led a workshop entitled "Magic Stack-n-Whack." For the May 24 Program, Fay showed us the quilts she loves to make. The program was followed by member Show and Tell. The Featured Bee of the Month was the Southside Bee. (To view the slideshow follow the instructions on the first page. Close the slideshow window to come back to this page.)

April 2016 General Meeting
April Slideshow. Our guest speaker and workshop leader was Kevin Womack. On April 25 he led a workshop entitled "Color Study." The April 26 Program, "Color Theory" was followed by member Show and Tell. The Featured Bee of the Month was the Bag Ladies. Bette Gove and Kay McCoy have shared some pictures from the workshop... April Workshop Slideshow. (To view the slideshows follow the instructions on the first page. Close the slideshow window to come back to this page.)

March 2016 General Meeting
March Slideshow. Our guest speaker and workshop leader was Cyndi Souder. Her lecture was entitled "It's OK To Write on Your Quilts." Those taking the workshop learned how to write on their quilts using free motion quilting. The program was followed by member Show and Tell. The Featured Bee of the Month was the Shady Ladies. (To view the slideshow follow the instructions on the first page. Close the slideshow window to come back to this page.)

February 2016 Annual Charity Sew-in
February Slideshow. From 9am-12pm members worked on charity items. This year the main emphasis was on bears for children in emergency situations. Karen Arends brought in the red and white 2016 Raffle Quilt for all to see close up. We also celebrated the Guild's 26th Birthday by sharing a beautiful cake. Thank you, Bette Gove, for providing a picture of the cake. (To view the slideshow follow the instructions on the first page. Close the slideshow window to come back to this page.)

January 2016 General Meeting

Our January meeting was canceled due the The Blizzard of the Century.

2015

December 2015 Luncheon
December Slideshow. Our Holiday Luncheon was held at the Waterfront Country Club. Besides enjoying a great buffet lunch with our friends, we viewed and voted on the 2015 Challenge "25" entries, observed our Annual Ornament Exchange, and honored all those who served the guild in 2015. We also inducted our new 2016 officers. Our table centerpieces were provided by the Shady Ladies Bee .(To view the slideshow follow the instructions on the first page. Close the slideshow window to come back to this page.)

November 2015 General Meeting
November Slideshow. Our Presenter was LQG Member Stephanie Schaefer. It was a make and take session featuring the Pineapple Block. Stephanie made kits for all of us with precut fabric and a marked pattern. The program was followed by member Show and Tell. The Featured Bee of the Month was the Sunshine Bee. (To view the slideshow follow the instructions on the first page. Close the slideshow window to come back to this page.)

October 2015 General Meeting
October Slideshow. Our guest speaker was Penny Mezzano from Lynchburg. She provided us with a Trunk Show of the many quilts she has made over the past 22 years. Penny works primarily with her own designs using traditional piecing. The program was followed by member Show and Tell. The Featured Bee of the Month was the Piece Makers Bee. (To view the slideshow follow the instructions on the first page. Close the slideshow window to come back to this page.)

September 2015 General Meeting
September Slideshow. Our guest speaker and workshop leader was Sandy Fitzpatrick of Hissyfitz Designs. Sandy provided us with handy quilting and sewing tips, and a trunk show of her applique quilts using her charming and unique designs. Her Monday workshop was "Me and My Peeps." The program was followed by member Show and Tell. The Featured Bee of the Month was the Kept in Stitches Bee. (To view the slideshow follow the instructions on the first page. Close the slideshow window to come back to this page.)

August 2015 General Meeting
August Slideshow. Our presenter was Lori Clayton, owner of Threads Run Thru It. Members rotated between three stations demontrating quick methods to make beautiful holiday gifts. The program was followed by member Show and Tell. The Featured Bee of the Month was the Friendship Bee. Photos courtesey of Kate Holdgreve. (To view the slideshow follow the instructions on the first page. Close the slideshow window to come back to this page.)

July 2015 General Meeting
July Slideshow. Our presenter and workshop leader for July was Laura Blanchard of Plum Tree Quilts. On Monday Barbara taught a workshop featuring a Reversible Strippy Table Runner. After the trunk show we had member Show and Tell. There was no Featured Bee of the Month. (To view the slideshow follow the instructions on the first page. Close the slideshow window to come back to this page.)

June 2015 General Meeting: There was no June Meeting due to VBS

May 2015 General Meeting
May Slideshow. Our presenter and workshop leader for May was Barbara Cline. She gave a slideshow on the "Where, When and Why of Quilting" and then a trunk show highlighting the quilts featured in her books. After the trunk show we had member Show and Tell. The Featured Bee of the Month was the Southside Bee. On Wednesday Barbara taught a workshop on "Spinning Pinwheels." (To view the slideshow follow the instructions on the first page. Close the slideshow window to come back to this page.)

April 2015 General Meeting
April Slideshow. Our presenter and workshop leader for April was Laura Post from Batiks Etcetera and Sew What Fabrics in Wytheville, VA. She taught a morning workshop on "Free Form Curves" and gave a program lecture on "What to Do with Panels." The lecture was followed by Show and Tell. The Featured Bee of the Month was the Bag Ladies. (To view the slideshow follow the instructions on the first page. Close the slideshow window to come back to this page.)

March 2015 General Meeting
March Slideshow. Our presenter and workshop leader for March was LQG Member Cindy Clark. Cindy taught a workshop featuring "Watercolor" wall hangings. Her program presentation showed us "How to Quilt without a Stash." The Featured Bee of the Month was the Shady Ladies. (To view the slideshow follow the instructions on the first page. Close the slideshow window to come back to this page.)

February 2015 Annual Charity Sew-in
February Slideshow. From 9am-2pm members worked on charity items. This year the main emphasis was on bears. We also held a Silent Auction and Raffle to raise money for future Speakers and Workshop leaders. We celebrated the Guild's 25th Anniversary and were especially fortunate to have with us the guild's first president, Ginny Watson. Slideshow Photos Courtesy of Sandra Ferguson. (To view the slideshow follow the instructions on the first page. Close the slideshow window to come back to this page.)

January 2015 General Meeting
January Slideshow. Avis Withers, a member of the guild, presented a program entitled "An Ascent into Craziness." Avis has an extensive background in hand and machine sewing, and is a trained sewing instructor for many well-known sewing companies and organizations. Avis also led a workshop entitled "A Little Touch of Craziness." The presentation by Avis was followed by Show and Tell. A record 94 members attended. (To view the slideshow follow the instructions on the first page. Close the slideshow window to come back to this page.)

2014

December 2014 Holiday Luncheon
December Slideshow. Our December Luncheon was held at the Waterfront Country Club on December 9th. Eighty-seven members attended. We also held our Challenge Viewing and Voting, our Ornament Exchange, the induction of new officers, recognition of all those who served the guild in 2014, and gifts for block of the month participants. Be sure to visit the 2014 Challenge page to see a slideshow of all the challenge entries.(To view the slideshow follow the instructions on the first page. Close the slideshow window to come back to this page.)

November 2014 General Meeting.
November Slideshow. Our program was an in house trunk show led by Denise Pilversack, VP of Programs.
The program was entitled "Quilts Tell a Story (You never know where a quilt will end up)." Members who showed their quilts were Denise Pilversack, Becky Linkous, Bettie Cerul, Pat Blice, Kate Holdgreve, and Bonnie Zink. The program was followed by Show and Tell. The featured Bee of the Month was the Shady Ladies. (To view the slideshow follow the instructions on the first page. Close the slideshow window to come back to this page.)

October 2014 General Meeting.
October Slideshow. Martha Annas from The Cotton Quilt Shop in Granite Falls, NC, presented a morning workshop entitled "Hot Flash Hunter's Star," and a 1pm trunk show. The program was followed by Show and Tell. The featured Bee of the Month was the Material Girls. (To view the slideshow follow the instructions on the first page. Close the slideshow window to come back to this page.)

September 2014 General Meeting.
September Slideshow. Paula Golden presented a trunk show on choosing color and design for our quilts. Paula also led a Monday workshop featuring a quilt pattern named "Bargello Boogie." The program was followed by Show and Tell. The featured Bee of the Month was Stitches in Time. (To view the slideshow follow the instructions on the first page. Close the slideshow window to come back to this page.)

August 2014 General Meeting.
August Slideshow. Kathy Berinholtz, a local fiber artist, presented a lecture on "Hand Dyed Fabrics". She explained several ways you can add color and interesting details to our fabric for quilting. Kathy has a shop called "Vermillion" located inside the Artfully Framed shop here at the lake. The program was followed by Show and Tell. There was no Bee of the Month display. (To view the slideshow follow the instructions on the first page. Close the slideshow window to come back to this page.)

July 2014 General Meeting.
July Slideshow. Lori Clayton of Threads Run Through It taught an all day workshop on July 21. The workshop featured a new technique for cutting curves with a rotary cutter. Lori also presented a program on making perfect points on July 22. The program was followed by Show and Tell. The featured Bee of the Month was Friendship Bee. Thank you to Kate Holdgreve for taking photos in the webmaster's absence. (To view the slideshow follow the instructions on the first page. Close the slideshow window to come back to this page.)

May/June 2014 General Meeting.
June Slideshow. This was a combined May and June meeting which took place on June 3. Our first guest speaker was Daina Kubasak, Gold Star Mother. Daina gave a presentation of Memorial Quilts made in honor of her son, Cpl. Jared Kubasak. Our second presenter was Jerry Witt of Creative Stitches in Lynchburg. He spoke about the "care and feeding" of our machines. The program was followed by Show and Tell. The Bee of the Month was Kept in Stitches. 71 members attended. (To view the slideshow follow the instructions on the first page. Close the slideshow window to come back to this page.)

April 2014 General Meeting.
April Slideshow. The morning workshop was "Time to Sit Pin Cushion Buddy," a Make and Take project with Vicki Seekford and Lori Suon of the General Store. Lori and Vicki also led our afternoon program which was a Recap of the Quilt Show. Members showed the quilts they had entered in the Quilt Show and Vicki and Lori announced the Viewer's Choice Winners and presented prizes. The program was followed by Show and Tell. The Bee of the Month was the Bag Ladies. (To view the slideshow follow the instructions on the first page. Close the slideshow window to come back to this page.)

February 2014 Annual Charity Sew-in.
February Slideshow. From 9am-2pm members worked on charity items. The main emphasis was on bears and pillow pals. At the end of the day there were 275 bears stuffed and ready to donate to local charities. According to Sandra Ferguson, we also got in 11 quilts, 6 totes and 6 wheelchair bags, several pillowcases, and we made 25 pillow pals. We have 65 bears that we didn't get stuffed, and a number of folks took bears home that had been cut out but not sewn together. It was quite a day!! Sandra also provided the photos used in the slide show. Jennifer Jones sent in a photo of our Founder's Day cake. It was our 24th birthday. (To view the slideshow follow the instructions on the first page. Close the slideshow window to come back to this page.)

January 2014 General Meeting.
January Slideshow. Our morning workshop was "Shabby Chic Rose" and our afternoon program was "Making It Yours." Both were presented by guild members Becky Linkous and Denise Pilversack.The program demonstrated how to take a pattern and see beyond the sample to create an individualized quilt. The program was followed by Show and Tell. (To view the slideshow follow the instructions on the first page. Close the slideshow window to come back to this page.)

Earlier Years have been archived. Please click on the following links to view those years.

Show and Tell 2012-2013

Show and Tell 2010-2011

Show and Tell 2008-2009

Show and Tell 2006-2007

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