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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
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
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
March 16
Evening Meeting 7:00 PM Color Strategies ~ Carole Liebzeit, Jackson, Wyoming Grace Lutheran Church
March 17
All Day Workshop 9:00 AM-3:00 PM Chevron Scraps with Color, Color, Color ~ Carole Liebzeit Grace Lutheran Church
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
April 20
Day Meeting 10:00 AM Living Lyrically: Be inspired, create beauty, find joy. ~ Lyric Kinard, Cary, North Carolina Grace Lutheran Church
Friday, Saturday
May 5-6
A Garden of Quilts Guild Quilt Show Friday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Co-chairs Jane Kennedy and Kay Thomas Bonclarken Conference Center
May 18
Day Meeting 10:00 AM Out of the Trunks and Off the Tables
Mary Kerr, Woodbridge, Virginia
Grace Lutheran Church
Afternoon Workshop 12:30-3:30 PM Hankies from Heaven: A Quilted Pillow
June 15
Day Meeting 10:00 AM Garden Quilts ~ Jim & Connie Thompson, Williamsburg, Virginia Grace Lutheran Church
July 20
Evening Meeting 7:00 PM Quilt of Souls ~ Phyllistine Lawson, Melbourne, Florida, Grace Lutheran Church
August 17
Day Meeting 10:00 AM Trunk Show, Cindy Lammon, Greenville, SC.
Grace Lutheran Church
August 21-24
Quilt Retreat More Information Attend for one day or all four days. Bonclarken Conference Center
September 21
Evening Meeting 7:00 PM The Art of Real Scrap Quilting,
Pepper Cory, Beaufort, SC
Grace Lutheran Church
September 22
All Day Workshop 9:00 AM-3:00 PM The Swartz Creek Scrap Quilt, Pepper Cory Grace Lutheran Church
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
November 16
Day Meeting 10:00 AM Modern Quilting, The Modern Quilt Movement, Paige Alexander, Greenville, SC
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

Directions to Bonclarken Conference Center

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Updated April 4, 2017