Programs

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

Recent member meetings

February 2019: Quilts from the Mill - Judi Bastion presents For our February meeting, we welcomed Judi Bastion who shared pieces from Quilts from the Mill – her fourth series. She described a series as a set of quilts with something in common – a series could be based … Continue reading
January 2019: Getting organized - Our first meeting of 2019 was a time to get organized – mainly to hear from and selected nonprofits we will sew for this year and also to hear from committee chairs so members could volunteer to join one or … Continue reading
Holiday party 2018 - The fun begins with food After a mega snowstorm delayed our party (and everything else) for a week, we gathered on December 18th to celebrate the holidays and another successful year as a guild. It turns out we are creative … Continue reading
Nov 2018: Prepping for the longarmer - Prepping your quilt and backing for longarm quilting For tonight’s program, we welcomed member Gail Von Hoene of Stitch Meisters who shared tips on how to prepare a quilt top and backing for longarm quilting. Topics included the pros and … Continue reading
October 2018 – 46 quilts donated! - Our president feeds us! In addition to being the evening of the president’s challenge, Sheila also surprised us with Halloween decorations and spooky foods. Thanks to Gail for additional photos of Sheila’s treats and also for supplying the ham delights … Continue reading
Sept 2018 -Judging Quilt Shows - In the Eyes of the Judge At our September meeting, we welcomed Scott Murkin physician and Certified National Quilt Judge who shared his experiences as a quilt show judge. Philosophies of judges Scott noted there are different philosophies when it … Continue reading
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