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2017 Schedule of Meetings, Workshops and Events

You are welcome at our meetings, but please be aware that workshops and the Holiday Luncheon require reservations. Please refer to WNCQG's monthly newsletter, Grainlines, for Workshop Registration Form and Policies.

Meetings are held at Grace Lutheran Church, located at the corner of Hwy. 64 and Blythe Street, Hendersonville, NC. Half day workshops are held at Grace Lutheran Church following the Guild meeting and will begin as soon as the guild meeting closes and sack lunch concluded. (Bring your own lunch!) All full-day workshops will be held on the Friday after the general Guild meeting and will be 6 hours in length, beginning promptly at 9:00 am and ending at ~3:30 pm, with a half hour lunch break.

Directions follow the list of activities.

All meetings for Western North Carolina Quilters Guild will be CANCELLED if the Henderson County Public School System dismisses early or cancels classes for that same day. In the event that Henderson County delays opening, the guild WILL meet at the regular time. Please be safe and do not drive if unsafe conditions exist in your area.

2017 Date Event Time Description Location
Thursday
January 19
Day Meeting 10:00 AM-12:00 PM Mini Demos by Members ~ Four presentations with a variety of techniques to make your quilts spectacular! Grace Lutheran Church
Thursday
February 16
Day Meeting 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
~ ** Time in the afternoon to work on projects ~ 12:30-3:30 PM
Charity Project ~ Making Fidget Quilts for Alzheimer’s Patients Grace Lutheran Church
Thursday
March 16
Evening Meeting 7:00 PM Color Strategies ~ Carole Liebzeit, Jackson, Wyoming Grace Lutheran Church
Friday
March 17
All Day Workshop 9:00 AM-3:00 PM Chevron Scraps with Color, Color, Color ~ Carole Liebzeit Grace Lutheran Church
Saturday
March 18
National Quilt Day 10:00 AM-4:00 PM A celebration of quilts and quilters
Each quilter used a red fat quarter as part of the quilt design. Co-chairs Francia Tartar and Margaret Wills.
Kaplan Auditorium
Hendersonville Library
Thursday
April 20
Day Meeting 10:00 AM Living Lyrically: Be inspired, create beauty, find joy. ~ Lyric Kinard, Cary, North Carolina www.lyrickinard.com Grace Lutheran Church
Friday, Saturday
May 5-6
Guild Quilt Show   A Garden of Quilts ~ Co-chairs Jane Kennedy and Kay Thomas Bonclarken Conference Center
Thursday
May 18
Day Meeting 10:00 AM Out of the Trunks and Off the Tables
Mary Kerr, Woodbridge, Virginia
www.marywkerr.com
Grace Lutheran Church
Afternoon Workshop 12:30-3:30 PM Hankies from Heaven: A Quilted Pillow
Thursday
June 15
Day Meeting 10:00 AM Garden Quilts ~ Jim & Connie Thompson, Williamsburg, Virginia Grace Lutheran Church
Thursday
July 20
Evening Meeting 7:00 PM Quilt of Souls ~ Phyllistine Lawson, Melbourne, Florida, www.womenforone.com/quilt-of-souls/ Grace Lutheran Church
Thursday
August 17
Day Meeting 10:00 AM Trunk Show, Cindy Lammon, Greenville, SC. hyacinthquiltdesigns.blogspot.com
Grace Lutheran Church
Thursday
September 21
Evening Meeting 7:00 PM The Art of Real Scrap Quilting,
Pepper Cory, Beaufort, SC www.peppercory.com
Grace Lutheran Church
Friday
September 22
All Day Workshop 9:00 AM-3:00 PM The Swartz Creek Scrap Quilt, Pepper Cory Grace Lutheran Church
Thursday
October 19
Day Meeting 10:00 AM ~ ** Time in the afternoon to work on these ~ 12:30-3:30 PM
Simple Gifts – Ideas for holiday gift giving, Member Ideas & Direction. Grace Lutheran Church
Thursday
November 16
Day Meeting 10:00 AM Modern Quilting, The Modern Quilt Movement, Paige Alexander, Greenville, SC
www.quiltedblooms.com
Grace Lutheran Church
December Meeting
Date TBA
Holiday Luncheon TBA Hosted by one of the Area groups TBA

Directions to Grace Lutheran Church

1245 6th Avenue West, Hendersonville, NC 28739
Corner of 6th Avenue (Highway 64, Brevard Road) and Blythe Street

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Updated February 25, 2017