Meetings, Programs & Workshops

June 22 2021 – Linda Bryant Form the Salisbury Quilt Guild (Wife of Featherweight Poppy)

Workshop June 23 – 10am. We will be making a Log Cabin Wall

2019 Guild Programs

Jan-22-20192019 Business Meeting
Feb-26-2019Marion Voorhees — trunk show, modern and art quilts
Mar-26-2019Katherine from The Mountain Thread Company in Blowing Rock.  She hasn’t told us yet what she will be talking about, but they specialize in rope baskets.
Apr-23-2019Lee Chappell Monroe — She is from a long family of quilters and loves color and bold graphic shapes.  Her work has appeared in multiple publications, including Stitch, Quiltmaker & Modern Patchwork. Lee is also a BERNINA Ambassador and Craftsy instructor.
Sat-Apr 27
Lee will be teaching her Clutch Purse class.  More details to follow.
May-28-2019Deb Karasik — Master Paper Piecing quilter.  She published her first book, ‘Quilt Mavens Perfect Paper Piecing’, with AQS.
Jun-25-2019Quilters Gallery will be with us to share their most popular program — “Show and Tell”.  They will bring their current selection of quilts and quilt tops, usually about 50 or more.
Wed- Jun 26
15 Degrees Workshop – 15 degrees is something a little different.  It looks like curves, but everything is straight sewing.  Cost of the workshop kit is $20.00 per student.  Fee includes 15 degree ruler, (9″ Stack and Whack), fabric strips for two blocks and an e-pattern.  We will cover the basic technique and demo other wedge rulers – from miniature blocks to a 48″ centerpiece.
Jul-23-2019POTLUCK — Susan Owenby from the Bored Zombie will speak after dinner.
Aug-27-2019Quilt Show Rap-Up
Sep-24-2019Applique Demo Night — get some great instruction from our very own Applique Quilters
Oct-22-2019Game Night
Nov-19-2019Paper Piecing Demo Night
Dec-17-2019Christmas Party

2018 Guild Programs

March – Barbara Howard: History of Aprons
April – A presenter who was in the recent Asheville Quilt Show
May – A presenter and workshop. The presenter is a quilt judge.
June – Beth Dix from Primrose with a workshop on red-work.
July – To be finalized.
August – To be finalized.
September – Michelle May from Raspberry Rabbits with a workshop on wool.
October – To be finalized.
November – To be finalized.
December – Holiday party with potluck dinner.

**Please note these will be updated as the information becomes available

2017 Guild Programs

February 28  —  February is Scrappy Quilts starring Rene Crowder! She will discuss what defines “scraps worth saving,” and how to compile, store, and turn them into a wonderful quilt.

March 28  —  Square in a Square. Gloria Stickney (Sew Fabulous Quilts, Inc.) will present a program on Square in a Square technique. The workshop will be on Saturday, April 1, where we will make a block.

April 25  —  Calming the Chaos. Lisa Alley, quilt maker, judge, pattern designer, lecturer from Winston-Salem, is going to speak to us on organizing our sewing space. So come prepared with questions on how you can reclaim your studio! Check out her website at

May 23  —  Modern Applique. Kathleen Baden has taught quilting for 20 years, dove into the modern movement about 5 years ago and she is going to present a trunk show on Modern Applique in addition to doing our workshop on Wed. May 24th – modern hand applique and hand quilting. Check out Kathleen’s website, to see the latest of her student’s work and gallery photos.

June 27  —  Pineapple Fabrics. Pineapple Fabrics will be coming to enlighten us on their path from mainly industrial textiles into retail with a huge focus on quilting and home décor. I’m sure there will be lots of samples, choice fabric lines and ideas galore presented.

July 25  —  Potluck summer fun!

July 29  —  Workshop: Scrappy Quilt with Rene Crowder

Aug 22  —  Quilt Show Wrap Up

Sept 26 —  Bea Lee with present a powerpoint on EQ7; designing a quilt, inputting fabrics, altering borders and on and on.

Oct 24  —  “Granny, Grandma and Me, the Journey of 3 Generations of Quilters” by Margaret Caughman and Jennifer Kay.

Oct 25 —  Workshop using Martha Mitchell tools.

Nov 28  —  Quilting Tricks and Essentials – Guild members

Dec 19  —  Holiday Party

2016 Guild Programs

January            Business Meeting

February          Sashiko Pillow Quilting by Deanna Johnson

March             Foundation-less Piecing by Jane Godshall with workshop

April                Landscape Quilting by Anna Therrell Trunkshow

May                 Quilting Panel- board members Jean Cable/Cindy Bergmeyer? Joyce?

June                 Wooly Mixed Media by Vickie Clontz with workshop

July                  Potluck/Auction  Deanna Johnson Auctioneer

August             Demonstrations

September      Going To Market by Jennifer Roycroft Owner Were Sew Creative

October           Trailer Stash Fabrics-Quick Curve Ruler by Gina Allen with workshop

November       Robin Dorrier – Trunk Show

December       Christmas Holiday Potluck-Gift Exchange

2013 Programs:

JANUARY – Business Meeting

FEBRUARYFebruary 26th   Susan Edmondson – lecture on “Creativity in your Quilting” and All her tricks on mixed media and embellishments.

MARCHMarch 19th  (NOTE NEW MEETING DATE) lecture Patty Bethune –  workshop March 23 Saturday

APRILApril 23rd   Deb Karasik lecture … and workshop April 24rd  – Wednesday

MAYMay 28th   Quilters Gallery – Patti and Cindy – Lecture “Whole lotta quilts”  and June 1st.. Workshop…”Embrace Your Curves”

JUNE June 25th lecture Madeline Shepperson with Textile Treasures – “Designing with Ethnic Fabrics”

JULYJuly 23rd  lecture Colleen and Wayne Traikill – “Quilting Afloat” and “Red and White Challenge Quilt Competition (judging done by members)

AUGUSTAugust 27th  Quilt Show Celebration  Light Supper at 6:30.  There will be a brief business meeting to begin at 6:30.  Program: Overview of quilt show, Donation Quilt Drawing, Project Linus Quilt Drawing, Goodie Basket Drawing, Member Prize Drawings.  Show and Tell this evening will be all winners from the quilt show.

SEPTEMBERSeptember 24thChristmas in September – lecture Aimee Griffin – Paper Piecing Techniques  …and  Saturday September 28th        2nd Annual  Quilt Fest –

OCTOBEROctober 22nd lecture Georgia Bonesteel – “You Can Be Creative”and October 23rd Wednesday – workshop “Strip Picture Piecing”

NOVEMBERNovember 19th  –  White Elephant Auction

DECEMBERDecember 17th – Christmas Party


May  22nd  Program – featured speaker — Aimee Griffin

May 26th Saturday workshop – Let’s Get Creative at “The Farm” in Statesville with Aimee Griffin

June 26th Program – Lecture and trunk show with Patty Bethune “A Woman Obsessed with the Nine Patch”

July 24th Program – White Elephant and Salad Dinner

August 25th  Special Event – Saturday – Quilt Fest

August 28th Program – Bring your favorite “Show & Tell”

September 25th  Program – lecture and trunk show with Barbara Barrier – Bargello Quilts

September 29th  Workshop (part one)  – Saturday – Bargello workshop with Barbara Barrier

October 20th Workshop (part two) – Saturday – Bargello workshop finishes up

October 23rd program –  To be announced

October 27th Saturday – workshop to be announced

November 15 Program – Show and Tell Christmas Quilts and Wall Hangings

December 18th Annual  Guild Christmas Party


Workshop: Saturday, Jan. 22, 2011
8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
This is designed to give you an opportunity to learn or master one or two new techniques. Some of these you will be able to use on any quilt that you have in progress for our quilt show. This will be great for beginners or even if you have been quilting for years.

Choose 1 or 2 mini classes 90 minutes each
Price: $15 per session (you may chose 1 or 2 sessions)

1. Mitred Corners with Judy Whitehead – This technique is used on a border and makes it look like a picture frame. It is great to use this technique with striped fabric.
2. Free-motion quilting with Kathy Johansen — We know what we are supposed to do but how many of us can successfully accomplish it? Kathy will actually watch what you are doing and critique your style and assist you so that you can be more successful.
3. Couching with DeLane Rosenau — This maybe a new technique to you or one you have never tried. DeLane will show you how your quilts can take on another totally different look using this technique. She will explain what it is, what items to use, and how to do it.
4. Facings with Grace Howes — Facings are an alternative way to finish a quilt. Facings can be used to finish a traditional 4-sided quilt or you can use it to finish an irregularly shaped quilt.
5. Zig-zag finish with Liz McNabb – This is another technique to finish a smaller quilt, and will give you a good tight zigzag finish. Liz will teach Judy Whitehead’s technique as she can’t teach two classes at once.

Meeting: Tuesday, Jan. 25 at 7 p.m.
Business/Planning  for 2011

Wholecloth Painting samples

Workshop: Saturday, Feb. 5 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Whole Cloth Painting
Susan Brubaker Knapp
Cost: $50
For $10, you may purchase a kit that includes the use of paint during the workshop, brushes, and fabric. This fee is payable to Susan the day of the workshop.
Details and supply list (PDF)

Meeting: Tuesday, Feb. 22 at 7 p.m.
FACES In the Guild. If you are a member you will not want to miss this meeting. “I’m very excited and it should be so much fun for everyone,” says Liz McNabb.  “Please make plans to attend. I will have the Kleenex to wipe your eyes from all the laughter but I will not supply the Depends!”

Lyric Kinard

Meeting: Tuesday, March 22 at 7 p.m.
Lyric Kinard: The Elements of Art for Quilters

Lyric Kinard’s journals

Workshop: Saturday, March 26 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Surface Design
Lyric Kinard

Cost: $50

Meeting: Tuesday, April 26 at 7 p.m.
Sailing On A Summer Breeze. Quilt Show 2011. We will discuss, answer questions, and explain all aspects of our June 2011 show.

Workshop: Saturday, May 28 from 9 a.m. to noon
Creative Textiles
Vicki Clontz — Wool Flower Brooch
Cost: $35

Vickie Clontz of Annie’s Keepsakes

Meeting: Tuesday, May 24 at 7 p.m.
Vicki Clontz

“Cactus Flower” with OTL Designs

Workshop: Monday, June 27 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Cactus Flower
Julia LaBauve and Tammy Silvers from OTL Designs

This is a traditional design and easy enough for a beginner. It is beautiful.
Cost: $50

Meeting: Tuesday, June 28 at 7 p.m.
OTL Designs: Color and the Quilt

Pepper Cory

Meeting: Tuesday, July 26 at 7 p.m.
Pepper Cory: The Real Art of Scrap Quilting

Swartz Creek Scrap Quilt

Workshop: Wednesday, July 27 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Swartz Creek Scrap Quilt
Pepper Cory

Cost: $50

Meeting: Tuesday, Aug. 23 at 7 p.m.
Small Groups

Workshop: Saturday, October 1 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Ceramic Buttons
Diane O’Malley

We will be making buttons out of clay and then glazing them.
Cost $30

Meeting: Tuesday, Sept. 27 at 7 p.m.

September 17, 2011 9am-noon. Chose just one class.

Michele Sheets –beaded buttons

Grace Howes–journals

Kristin Steiner

Meeting: Tuesday, Oct.25 at 7 p.m.
Kristin Steiner

“Celebrating Me” Apron

Workshop: Saturday, October 29 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
“Celebrating Me” Aprons
Kristin Steiner
This will be a guild challenge.
Cost $40

Meeting: Tuesday, Nov. 15 at 7 p.m.
“R,S,& T.” This is our month for sharing reviews on patterns or books, suggestions and tips.

Meeting: Tuesday, Dec. 20 at 7 p.m.
End of year celebration

1 Response to Meetings, Programs & Workshops

  1. Bonnie Shropshire says:

    I am trying to set my schedule for bthis year and had some notes regarding a demo. Do I have a demo scheduled with your guild in June? Please let me know. Thank you.


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