LAKE QUILTERS GUILD
Serving Smith Mountain Lake Virginia
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!!!This is a great newsletter (it's free) for learning about quilting events in our area- SWVA Quilt News. The newsletter is a collaboration of the Blue Ridge Quilt Festival and the Old Church Gallery Quilt Guild. Please visit http://kutauber.wix.com/swvaquiltnews to learn more, read archived newsletters, and/or subscribe.
Visit the Virginia Quilt Museum. To learn about the museum's special events, exhibits, and classes visit their website... Virginia Quilt Museum. The VQM welcomes volunteers. If you are interested in volunteering, contact firstname.lastname@example.org. The Museum is closed until April 30th.
*April 17-18. Lake Quilters Guild Quilt Show. POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. The theme is "Every Story Has a Quilt... Every Quilt Has a Story." It will be held at Trinity Ecumenical Parish, 40 Lakemount Drive, Moneta, Virginia. Friday 9:30 to 4:30; Saturday 9:30 to 3:30. Come help us celebrate our Guilds 30th Anniversary! Donation/Admission $10.00. Bring a Friend! Lunch Available! Door Prizes! View our Quilt Show Flyer.
April 23-26. The Virginia Consortium of Quilters 4 day "Celebration of Quilting" retreat with national teachers will be held at SML 4-H Center. The organization is open to everyone interested in quilting, and members come from surrounding states as well as Virginia. Visit www.vcq.org for more information. Postoned until 2022.
May 6-7. Exploring Textures on Silk with Dyeing
and Felting. This two day workshop with Vickie Clontz
is filled to the brim with several dyeing and felting techniques
using non-toxic dyes, including silk marbling, stenciling, ice
dyeing, texturizing and resist techniques. Day 2 will continue
the dyeing processes as well as starting on the layout of a unique
fiber art piece. Wool bead, boro stitching and more will be demonstrated.
$110 for members of The Quilting Party, TAVA, and Floyd Quilt
Guild. $130 workshop fee per person for non-members. 6-hour workshop
starts at 9:30 am. Blacksburg Presbyterian Church, Fellowship
Hall 1st floor, 701 Church Street, Blacksburg, VA 24060. Read more... Postponed
to next year - new dates: Wednesday May 6 & Thursday May
August 2. Bonnie Hunter workshop: "Jared
Takes A Wife." Bonnie K. Hunter is passionate about quilt
quilting, focusing mainly on scrap quilts with the simple feeling
of "making do." The original quilt was made as a wedding
gift using the traditional "Blackford's Beauty" block.
Bonnie made it again in Greens, Golds and Purples and kept it
September 12-13. 2020 Quilt Show presented by Cabin Branch and Stone House Quilters at the Prince William Fairgrounds, 10624 Dumfries Rd., Manassas, VA. The show hours are Saturday 10-5 and Sunday 10-4. Admission is $8 for adults and seniors and under 12 free. There will be over 200 quilts on exhibit, merchant mall, silent auction, boutique, emporium, raffle quilts, quilt appraisals, scissor sharpening and ample free parking! For more information, visit them at: www.cabinbranchquilters.org, www.stonehousequilters.org, www.pwcfair.com.
*Oct. 29-Nov. 1. LQG
Members Retreat at the 4-H Center. Cost is $255 per person
(covers room, main meals (8), sewing room); double occupancy
(costs are based on 30 attendees max), single and triple rooms
available (will impact cost), Installment payment plan will be
available with final payment due August 25. To sign up or learn
more contact Veronica Church.
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