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 26  Medallion Bee 10:00 am until ?  FPC –  Meeting in the room behind the Tartan Hall kitchen.  If you would like to make a medallion quilt, or ANY DESIGN OF YOUR OWN, this is your chance for great guidance.  Plus, watching other quilt designs grow are inspiration and education.    Bring your current medallion or other uncompleted project(s), your ideas, and/or your questions/problems.  Also, bring your own lunch and a drink.  Sewing machine and tools not needed this time.  This is an opportunity not to be missed. Hope to see you there.

June 28  QOV Workshop 10am – 3pm SHLC – Bring your sewing machine and tools, your lunch and a drink.

July 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.

July 10  MORNING Guild Meeting FPC – Annual BBQ – Serve at Noon – QOV Panel Challenge reveal.  Fourth strip exchange of Batik Strip Exchange  2017-SMQG Strip swap .

July 11  Workshop “Stars Around Vicksburg”  9:30am – 3:30pm WMFD – $20 fee, sign up with Susan Roper at SMQG meeting.

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Our own Cindy Williams, The Math Whisperer, will teach a class on how to make this beautiful quilt. Bring your sewing machine and tools, a dish to share for lunch and a drink. Supply list and pre-class cutting instructions: Stars-around-Vicksburg-yardage-and-pre-class-cutting

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

July 17   NIGHT Guild Meeting 6:30pm FPC  – “Round Robin Demos” – quilting techniques

July 19 – 22  Quilter’s Retreat – Ridgetop Quilters Retreat, Franklin, NC  

July 24  Medallion Bee 10:00 am until ?  FPC –  Meeting in the room behind the Tartan Hall kitchen.  If you would like to make a medallion quilt, or ANY DESIGN OF YOUR OWN, this is your chance for great guidance.  Plus, watching other quilt designs grow are inspiration and education.    Bring your current medallion or other uncompleted project(s), your ideas, and/or your questions/problems.  Also, bring your own lunch and a drink.  Sewing machine and tools not needed this time.  This is an opportunity not to be missed. Hope to see you there.

July 26  QOV Workshop 10am – 3pm SHLC – Bring your sewing machine and tools, your lunch and a drink.

August 11  RAG Bee  10am – 3pm  SHLC – Applique focused group meeting around 10 am and leaving around 3 pm.  Hosting is done by the members living in the meeting area, but of course anything delicious is always welcomed.  

August 14   MORNING Guild Meeting 9:30am FPC – Lecture “Mastering Colors” by Nancy Mahoney, well known author, teacher and quilt designer from Sparta, GA.  For more information see  www.nancymahoney.com

August 16  Nancy Mahoney Workshop Granny’s Stars 10am-4pm WMFD – $25 fee, sign up with Susan Roper at SMQG meeting.

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Nancy Mahoney will teach her workshop on constructing Granny’s Stars quilt.  Bring your sewing machine and tools, a dish to share for lunch and a drink.  Supply list and pre-class cutting instructions: Supply List  and  Color Options.

August 21  NIGHT Guild Meeting 6:30pm FPC  – SMGQ Member Debbie Patterson -Trunk Show

August 30  QOV Workshop 10am-3pm SHLC – Bring your sewing machine and tools, your lunch and a drink.

September 11  MORNING Guild Meeting 9:30am FPC – SMGQ Members Wayne and Suzie Wingett -Trunk Show

September 18  NIGHT Guild Meeting 6:30pm FPC  – quilter Pepper Cory.

September 19   Day workshop – “Isle of Man by quilter Pepper Cory.
September 19   Evening workshop – Sashiko by quilter Pepper Cory.

September 27  QOV Workshop 10am – 3pm SHLC – Bring your sewing machine and tools, your lunch and a drink.

October 9  MORNING Guild Meeting 9:30am FPC  – Audrey Hiers, Feed Sack lecture/trunk show

October 16  NIGHT Guild Meeting 6:30pm FPC  – Modern Quilt Guild presentation

October 25  QOV Workshop 10am – 3pm SHLC – Bring your sewing machine and tools, your lunch and a drink.

November 13  MORNING Guild Meeting 9:30am FPC  – Members trunk show of their first and last quilt.

November 20  NIGHT Guild Meeting 6:30pm FPC – TBA

December 11  MORNING Guild Meeting FPC  – Annual Christmas Luncheon – Serve at Noon