Programs

Members and others share programs at each meeting. You can read about and see photos from recent meetings below.

Recent member meetings

August 2018 - Our scheduled speaker, Roger Winchell, cancelled at the last minute, so a call was issued via email for members to bring their favorite tools to share and demonstrate. We attended to business items before having fun with tool sharing, show … Continue reading
Christmas in July 2018 - Our July meeting is traditionally dubbed Christmas in July. The plan each July is to enjoy food, fun, and fellowship, and this year did not disappoint. Our meeting this year included several new events and many guests, and the evening … Continue reading
June 2018: Wool Applique - Fun with wool We started the meeting with Helen sharing her love of wool appliqué. She began by telling us what we needed and where to find it. Wool is the obvious first supply, and while it can be purchased, … Continue reading
May 2018: AccuQuilt Go! - AccuQuilt Go! Demo Our guest presenter this month was Sonya Overman, store manager of Calla Lily Quilt Shop in Greensboro. Sonya demonstrated the use of the AccuQuilt cutting system that uses dies to cut strips and shapes perfectly. Features include: … Continue reading
April 2018: Quilting Tips - Taking care of business Sheila recognized various members to discuss upcoming events and activities. Christmas in July, UFO challenge, May block challenge Debbie described Christmas in July events including the planned silent auction and ornament exchange, both of which will … Continue reading
March 2018: Landscape Quilts - Frank shares his ticket spinner We began our meeting by celebrating Sheila’s husband Frank who joined us to demonstrate the wonderful raffle ticket spinner he built for us. He loaded our raffle quilt ticket stubs through the velcro-closure door and … Continue reading
February 2018: Keep those machines happy - Guest speaker For our February membership meeting, we welcomed Adam Ard who repairs sewing machines for Studio Stitch in Greensboro. Adam shared tips about sewing machine maintenance and techniques to keep your machine clean and running smoothly. He discussed routine steps we should take … Continue reading
January 2018 – lots of new! - Our first meeting of 2018 brought some changes to accompany the new year – newly revised bylaws and new officers, four new members, and a new format for business meetings (officers up front AND a bell!). Welcome to new members Kathy, … Continue reading
December 2017 Holiday Party - Last night we held our annual holiday party – full of fun, fellowship, and lots of holiday bling worn by members. Ann welcomed arrivals with gifts of needle cases and beaded stilettos (for pushing fabric lest you think we sew … Continue reading
November: Vernett’s trunk show - Taking care of business Miranda discussed our current raffle quilt – please SELL more tickets, turn in money for ones you’ve sold, and return tickets you haven’t/won’t sell. She reminded everyone to sign up to help with the traveling quilt … Continue reading