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


April 21  WORKSHOP  10am – 3pm  HSBC –  First One Block Wonder workshop by Suzanne Wingett, $20 fee covers this workshop and the next one too.  Sign up with Susan Roper at guild meeting.  Bring your sewing machine and tools, your lunch and a drink.

April 23  DIY Bee  10am – 3pm  FPC – DESIGN IT YOURSELF Bee…former Medallion Bee renamed to reflect their expanded purpose. Members give their suggestions and ideas to your design problem, and you deside 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.  Sewing machine not needed.  Contact Nancilee Dills or Norma Christopher for more information.

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

May 3  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.

May 5  WORKSHOP  10am – 3pm   Second One Block Wonder workshop by Suzanne Wingett, $20 fee covers the prior workshop and this one too.  Sign up with Susan Roper at guild meeting.  Bring your sewing machine and tools, your lunch and a drink.

May 11  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.  

May 14   MORNING Guild Meeting 9:30 am  FPC   Muriel Pfaff, The Quilt Teacher and Storyteller, will present her impersonation of “Eliza Pinckney” and the her development of Indigo as one of the most important cash crops in South Carolina before the Revolutionary War.

May 21  NIGHT Guild Meeting 6:30 pm  FPC  Outreach Quilting Program

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

June 7  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.

June 8  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.  

June 11  MORNING Guild Meeting 9:30 am  FPC – Presentation by Pepper Cory, Teacher, author, designer, and quiltmaker

How to be a More Creative Quiltmaker: Have you ever thought, “Blah! I don’t feel at all inspired lately! Where did my quilting mojo go?” I feel your pain! This is an inspirational pep talk delivered with humor and love and hopefully can help kick-start your quilting creativity. Quilts to see, quilts to gasp at, quilts to laugh at. Questions and pictures welcome. 

June 12. WORKSHOP Pepper Cory 9:30am – 3:30pm  WMFD – Download Supply List: Intro to Curved Machine Piecing Drunkard Path

Sign up with Susan Roper at guild meeting.  Bring your sewing machine and tools, your lunch and a drink.

love ring DP quilt top

love ring center DP quiltdrunkard's path Michelle OwensBig Drunkard's Path quilt April 2018Antique Drunkard's Path corrected

 

 

 

 

 

June 18  NIGHT Guild Meeting 6:30 pm  FPC  – Indoor Yard Sale & Karen Burney demo of Zippers for bags and carryalls.

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  Bring a vegetable, salad or dessert to share.  Serve at noon.   

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 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.

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 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 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 17  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.