Smoky Mountain Quilters Guild

of Western North Carolina

Calendar

Location Codes:   FPC    First Presbyterian Church, Tartan Hall, 26 Church Street, Franklin, NC 28734

                    ERC    Environmental Resource Center, 1448 Lakeside Drive, Franklin NC 28734  (between town landfill and Sheriff’s Department)

                          MUMC    Memorial United Methodist Church, 4668 Old Murphy Road, Franklin NC 28734

                             SHLC     Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, 749 NC 107, Sylva, NC 28779 

                            WMFD   West Macon Fire Department, 564 Charles Nolen Rd, Franklin, NC 28734


June 24  DIY Bee  10am – 3pm  FPC – DESIGN IT YOURSELF Bee. Members give their suggestions and ideas to your design problem, and you decide how to proceed with designing your own quilt. For help and to learn some other ideas, jump right in at any time. Bring your quilt design project at any stage of development, and possible fabrics. Works in progress, Unfinished Objects, and projects still in the planning phase. Also welcomed are English Paper Piecing projects such as Millefiori, Lucy Boston crosses or any other hand piecing projects. We have an amazing group of talented quilters who will help you with your sewing difficulties. Join us for lunch nearby afterwards. Very educational and interesting, even if you don’t need assistance now. Contact Nancilee Dills or Norma Christopher for more information. 

June 26  Quilts of Valor  10am – 3pm  SHLC – Bring your sewing machine and tools, your lunch and a drink.  Contact Carlie Nichols for more information.

 

July 8  MORNING Guild Meeting 9:30 am  FPC  Marti Michell Trunk Show.  Marti Michell was named the 2004 recipient of the Silver Star Award, presented annually to “a living person whose body of work has positively influenced, promoted and developed the art of quilting.”  Marti will have many of her books and templates at both the meeting and the class.  Her website is www.frommarti.com if you want to pre-shop and decide what you want to purchase.

July 9  Marti Michell WORKSHOP 10:00 am – 4:00 pm  MUMC  Mariner’s Compass pieced using Marti’s Mariner’s Compass Acrylic Template Set. The price of the class for guild members is $40, which includes the templates for the 14″ compass.  If you want to make the 20″ compass the cost will be $52 (the guild is subsidizing the class for the cost of the smaller template for guild members).   See a copy of the block at  www.frommarti.com/mm5/merchant.mvc?Screen=PROD&Product_Code=8703&Category_Code=PPT-MC

 

July 22  DIY Bee  10am – 3pm  FPC – DESIGN IT YOURSELF Bee. Members give their suggestions and ideas to your design problem, and you decide how to proceed with designing your own quilt. For help and to learn some other ideas, jump right in at any time. Bring your quilt design project at any stage of development, and possible fabrics. Works in progress, Unfinished Objects, and projects still in the planning phase. Also welcomed are English Paper Piecing projects such as Millefiori, Lucy Boston crosses or any other hand piecing projects. We have an amazing group of talented quilters who will help you with your sewing difficulties. Join us for lunch nearby afterwards. Very educational and interesting, even if you don’t need assistance now. Contact Nancilee Dills or Norma Christopher for more information.

July 31  Quilts of Valor  10am – 3pm  SHLC – Bring your sewing machine and tools, your lunch and a drink.  Contact Carlie Nichols for more information.

 

August 10  BABY QUILT MARATHON  9:00 am – 4:00 pm  MUMC  Come help up make Baby Quilts!

August 12  MORNING Guild Meeting FPC  9:30am  Mystery Block Scramble by our own Jamie Plant.

August 26  DIY Bee  10am – 3pm  FPC – DESIGN IT YOURSELF Bee.  Members give their suggestions and ideas to your design problem, and you decide how to proceed with designing your own quilt. For help and to learn some other ideas, jump right in at any time. Bring your quilt design project at any stage of development, and possible fabrics. Works in progress, Unfinished Objects, and projects still in the planning phase. Also welcomed are English Paper Piecing projects such as Millefiori, Lucy Boston crosses or any other hand piecing projects. We have an amazing group of talented quilters who will help you with your sewing difficulties. Join us for lunch nearby afterwards. Very educational and interesting, even if you don’t need assistance now. Contact Nancilee Dills or Norma Christopher for more information.

August 28  Quilts of Valor  10am – 3pm  SHLC – Bring your sewing machine and tools, your lunch and a drink.  Contact Carlie Nichols for more information.

 

September 9  MORNING Guild Meeting FPC  9:30am Muriel Pfaff, The Quilt Teacher and storyteller impersonates Mary Todd Lincoln.

September 10  WORKSHOP Muriel Pfaff, The Quilt Teacher teaches Houses Quilt Blocks.

September 23  DIY Bee  10am – 3pm  FPC – DESIGN IT YOURSELF Bee.  Members give their suggestions and ideas to your design problem, and you decide how to proceed with designing your own quilt. For help and to learn some other ideas, jump right in at any time. Bring your quilt design project at any stage of development, and possible fabrics. Works in progress, Unfinished Objects, and projects still in the planning phase. Also welcomed are English Paper Piecing projects such as Millefiori, Lucy Boston crosses or any other hand piecing projects. We have an amazing group of talented quilters who will help you with your sewing difficulties. Join us for lunch nearby afterwards. Very educational and interesting, even if you don’t need assistance now. Contact Nancilee Dills or Norma Christopher for more information.

September 25  Quilts of Valor  10am – 3pm  SHLC – Bring your sewing machine and tools, your lunch and a drink.  Contact Carlie Nichols for more information.

 

October 14  MORNING Guild Meeting FPC 9:30am  Truck Show and Quilters’ Games by our own Susan Roper.

October 28  DIY Bee  10am – 3pm  FPC – DESIGN IT YOURSELF Bee.  Members give their suggestions and ideas to your design problem, and you decide how to proceed with designing your own quilt. For help and to learn some other ideas, jump right in at any time. Bring your quilt design project at any stage of development, and possible fabrics. Works in progress, Unfinished Objects, and projects still in the planning phase. Also welcomed are English Paper Piecing projects such as Millefiori, Lucy Boston crosses or any other hand piecing projects. We have an amazing group of talented quilters who will help you with your sewing difficulties. Join us for lunch nearby afterwards. Very educational and interesting, even if you don’t need assistance now. Contact Nancilee Dills or Norma Christopher for more information.

October 30  Quilts of Valor  10am – 3pm  SHLC – Bring your sewing machine and tools, your lunch and a drink.  Contact Carlie Nichols for more information.

 

November 11  MORNING Guild Meeting FPC 11:30am  Luncheon, EAT AT NOON. Please bring a vegetable, salad or dessert to share.  Guild will provide meat. Truck Show and Quilters’ Games by our own Susan Roper.

November 25  DIY Bee  10am – 3pm  FPC – DESIGN IT YOURSELF Bee.  Members give their suggestions and ideas to your design problem, and you decide how to proceed with designing your own quilt. For help and to learn some other ideas, jump right in at any time. Bring your quilt design project at any stage of development, and possible fabrics. Works in progress, Unfinished Objects, and projects still in the planning phase. Also welcomed are English Paper Piecing projects such as Millefiori, Lucy Boston crosses or any other hand piecing projects. We have an amazing group of talented quilters who will help you with your sewing difficulties. Join us for lunch nearby afterwards. Very educational and interesting, even if you don’t need assistance now. Contact Nancilee Dills or Norma Christopher for more information.

 

December 9  MORNING Guild Meeting FPC 9:30am  Members bring and show off their Favorite Christmas Quilt.

December 30  DIY Bee  10am – 3pm  FPC – DESIGN IT YOURSELF Bee.  Members give their suggestions and ideas to your design problem, and you decide how to proceed with designing your own quilt. For help and to learn some other ideas, jump right in at any time. Bring your quilt design project at any stage of development, and possible fabrics. Works in progress, Unfinished Objects, and projects still in the planning phase. Also welcomed are English Paper Piecing projects such as Millefiori, Lucy Boston crosses or any other hand piecing projects. We have an amazing group of talented quilters who will help you with your sewing difficulties. Join us for lunch nearby afterwards. Very educational and interesting, even if you don’t need assistance now. Contact Nancilee Dills or Norma Christopher for more information.