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)

                            MCPL     Macon County Public Library,  149 Siler Farm Road, Franklin NC 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


We want everyone to feel safe during our meetings. If you are not fully vaccinated, please wear a mask to protect your friends and yourself. We will continue to follow the COVID-19 guidelines of the state and local government.  

August 9, Monday 9:30 AM at FPC. Monthly Guild Meeting.  On the Big Screen in Tartan Hall….Zoom Guest lecturer Dana E. Jones, artist, quiltmaker and journalist, is author of Pagtinabangay: The Quilts and Quiltmakers of Caohagan Island, which shares the story of quiltmaking on a 13-acre island in the central Philippines. Dana is a former editor of Quilters Newsletter magazine and the Studio Art Quilt Associates Journal. She has had articles and/or pattern and block designs published in these magazines as well as in The Quilt Life, Fons and Porter’s Love of Quilting, McCall’s Quilting, Quiltmaker, Quilts With Style and Quick Quilts magazines. She is a regular teacher at Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum and quilt shops in Centennial, Pueblo, Estes Park and Delta, Colorado, and has spoken and taught at quilt guilds and shops in Texas, Arizona, Florida, Illinois, New York and Kansas. Her quilts have been exhibited at Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum and as part of the 2018 American Quilt Study Group traveling exhibition, currently at the Texas Quilt Museum.

August 23, Monday 10:00 AM at MCPL.  DIY Bee.  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.   Bring your quilt design project at any stage of development, and possible fabrics.  Sewing machine not needed. 

August 25, Wednesday 10-2 at SHLC.  Quilts of Valor workshop Bring your Sewing machine and tools, your lunch and a drink.  

September 13, Monday 9:30 AM at FPC.  Monthly Guild Meeting.  Quilting with laser, embroidery or ruler work

September 27, Monday 10:00 AM at MCPL.  DIY Bee.  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.   Bring your quilt design project at any stage of development, and possible fabrics.  Sewing machine not needed. 

September 29, Wednesday 10-2 at SHLC.  Quilts of Valor workshop Bring your Sewing machine and tools, your lunch and a drink.  

October 11, Monday 9:30 AM at FPC.   Monthly Guild Meeting.  Zoom guest speaker.

October 25, Monday 10:00 AM at MCPL.  DIY Bee.  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.   Bring your quilt design project at any stage of development, and possible fabrics.  Sewing machine not needed. 

October 27, Wednesday 10-2 at SHLC.  Quilts of Valor workshop.  Bring your Sewing machine and tools, your lunch and a drink.  

November 8, Monday 11:00 AM at FPC.  Monthly Guild Meeting.  Covered dish Thanksgiving Luncheon

November 22, Monday 10:00 AM at MCPL.  DIY Bee.  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.   Bring your quilt design project at any stage of development, and possible fabrics.  Sewing machine not needed.