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)

                            HSBC    Holly Springs Baptist Church, 366 Holly Springs Church Rd,  Franklin, North Carolina 28734

                           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 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, possible fabrics, your lunch and a drink.  Very educational and interesting, even if you don’t need assistance now.  Sewing machine not needed.  Contact Nancilee Dills or Norma Christopher for more information.

June 27  Quilts of Valor  10am – 3pm  SHLC – Bring your sewing machine and tools, your lunch and a drink.  Contact Carlie Nichols for more information.

July 5  Block of the Month Bee 10am – ???  SHLC – If you are working on a BOM, BOW or BOD or if you want some suggestions or ideas, you can jump right in.   Bring your sewing machine and tools, your lunch and a drink.

July 9   ANNUAL INDOOR PICNIC Meeting 11:30 am  FPC   Enjoy great BBQ Pork smoked by our own Jeannie McDougall.   Bring a vegetable, salad or dessert to share.  Serve at noon.  If you are participating in the 1930’s Strip Swap, bring ​14 ​PINK strips in ​your labeled bag.  Sign up for Karen Burney workshop this Saturday on how to construct great zippered bags.  See Susan Roper and pay $25 fee for workshop.

July 13  RAG Bee  10am – 3pm  SHLC – Applique focused group meeting around 10 am and leaving around 3 pm.  Hosting is done by the members, but of course anything delicious is always welcomed.  

July 14 WORKSHOP 10am – 3pm  ERC – Join us as Karen Burney shows us how to construct great zippered bags.  Sign up with Susan Roper and pay $25 fee at July Day meeting.  You will be constructing Karen’s version of the Cora Wristlet. Before class, download, print and bring this pdf: Cora Wristlet

July 16  NIGHT Guild Meeting 6:30 pm  FPC  Round Robin of Holiday Gift Ideas.  Folded star, casserole carrier, tree napkins, microwave bowl, etc.

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

August 2  Block of the Month Bee 10am – ???  SHLC – If you are working on a BOM, BOW or BOD or if you want some suggestions or ideas, you can jump right in.   Bring your sewing machine and tools, your lunch and a drink.

August 10  RAG Bee  10am – 3pm  SHLC – Applique focused group meeting around 10 am and leaving around 3 pm.  Hosting is done by the members, but of course anything delicious is always welcomed.  

August 13  MORNING Guild Meeting 9:30 am  FPC – Sherry Peeler, Extension Office, Jackson County.  Outreach with 4-H.   If you are participating in the 1930’s Strip Swap, bring ​14 ​strips in Optional Colors (not used previously) in ​your labeled bag.  

August 20  NIGHT Guild Meeting 6:30 pm  FPC – Judy Lowery trunk show.

August 25 and September 1  WORKSHOPS – Judy Niemeyer table runner taught by Judy Lowery

August 29  Quilts of Valor  10am – 3pm  SHLC – Bring your sewing machine and tools, your lunch and a drink.  Contact Carlie Nichols for more information.

September 6  Block of the Month Bee 10am – ???  SHLC – If you are working on a BOM, BOW or BOD or if you want some suggestions or ideas, you can jump right in.   Bring your sewing machine and tools, your lunch and a drink.

September 10  MORNING Guild Meeting 9:30 am  FPC – Miniature Quilts, come one, come all.

September 11. MACON COUNTY FAIR. Quilt Drop Off. Macon County Fairgrounds, Franklin, NC.

September 12-16. MACON COUNTY FAIR.  Macon County Fairgrounds, Franklin, NC.

September 14  RAG Bee  10am – 3pm  SHLC – Applique focused group meeting around 10 am and leaving around 3 pm.  Hosting is done by the members, but of course anything delicious is always welcomed.  

September 17  NIGHT Guild Meeting 6:30 pm  FPC – Round Robin of Applique Techniques. Pam McBride, Susan Roper, Suzanne Wingett.

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

October 4  Block of the Month Bee 10am – ???  SHLC – If you are working on a BOM, BOW or BOD or if you want some suggestions or ideas, you can jump right in.   Bring your sewing machine and tools, your lunch and a drink.

October 8  MORNING Guild Meeting 9:30 am  FPC – Jan Cunningham, a National Award winning machine applique teacher.  Lecture and trunk show.

October 9  WORKSHOP by Jan Cunningham, a National Award winning machine applique teacher. Sharon Schamber Machine Applique Method.  $20 fee.

October 12  RAG Bee  10am – 3pm  SHLC – Applique focused group meeting around 10 am and leaving around 3 pm.  Hosting is done by the members, but of course anything delicious is always welcomed.  

October 15  NIGHT Guild Meeting 6:30 pm  FPC – 

October 20  OCTOBERFEST – Franklin, NC.

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

November 1  Block of the Month Bee 10am – ???  SHLC – If you are working on a BOM, BOW or BOD or if you want some suggestions or ideas, you can jump right in.   Bring your sewing machine and tools, your lunch and a drink.

Novermber 9  RAG Bee  10am – 3pm  SHLC – Applique focused group meeting around 10 am and leaving around 3 pm.  Hosting is done by the members, but of course anything delicious is always welcomed.  

November 12  MORNING Guild Meeting 9:30 am  FPC – Modern Quilt Guild presentation.

November 19  NIGHT Guild Meeting 6:30 pm  FPC – Quilt Cards Demo by Wayne Wingett.

December 6  Block of the Month Bee 10am – ???  SHLC – If you are working on a BOM, BOW or BOD or if you want some suggestions or ideas, you can jump right in.  Bring your sewing machine and tools, your lunch and a drink.

December 10  ANNUAL CHRISTMAS LUNCHEON 11:30 am  FPC  Bring a vegetable, salad or dessert to share.  Serve at noon.   

December 14  RAG Bee  10am – 3pm  SHLC – Applique focused group meeting around 10 am and leaving around 3 pm.  Hosting is done by the members, but of course anything delicious is always welcomed.