PLEASE NOTE: The January 14th Guild meeting is still on, with doors opening at 6pm.
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Our January meeting will be the annual FPQG Yard Sale. We have several members getting tables, but there's always room for more! Please contact Gina Kostelecky (email@example.com or 951-847-1840) to add your name to the list so we can have a table ready for your wares. Just let her know whether you want an 8-foot or a 4-foot table and you're good to go. There's no cost for the table so all of the profits are yours! Even if you…Find out more »
Ready to join the craze? The Jelly Roll Rug craze, that is! One jelly roll or 40-2 1/2” strips of fabric and some batting are all it takes. You may chose the oval rug or the new rectangular rug (a bit easier), each approximately 30" by 44". Either is great for a powder room, nursery, kitchen, or just anywhere you may need a pop of color. We will also discuss in the workshop how to use this technique to make…Find out more »
Our February lecture - and workshop - will feature Vickie Clontz of Annie's Keepsakes. In the past few years Vickie’s work has expanded to traveling to large quilt and trade shows and presenting a fashion show with her own designs. Vickie is a wool-felt artist, making designs of clothing and accessories. She also paints silk, using it to make the most beautiful scarves and tops and has taught at numerous international shows. In her Walk on the Wool Side presentation,…Find out more »
Vickie Clontz will be presenting “Walk on the Wool Side” at our Guild Meeting program Monday evening, February 11. She will then be leading a workshop the following Saturday, February 16, where you will be able to create a basket or wall hanging of lovely three-dimensional flowers or create a design of your own. Vickie will provide the foundation with techniques and stitches for anyone at any level of working with wool. You will really enjoy Vickie’s creativity and dynamic…Find out more »
March is the month of “bees” as in Quilting Bees. This month's presentation will be especially beneficial for new guild members who want to connect and become more a part of our quilting community while also being informative for those of us who have been members for several years. Joan Lowder (our Bee Keeper) along with the leads of our guild's various Bees will talk about how their Bees are organized, what type of projects they work on, when and…Find out more »
6:30 Social; 7:00 Program - Lucille Amos - Judy Niemeyer certified instructor - Trunk Show.Find out more »
Lucille Amos, a certified Judy Niemeyer instructor, will be presenting a program and trunk show at our guild meeting program Monday evening, April 8. She will then be leading a workshop the following day. We have selected two different patterns: "Desert Sky" (48" x 54") and "Sunflower Illusions" (62" x 72"). We are ordering the patterns through Lucille which takes about two weeks so be sure and sign up early to have your pattern before the workshop date. Both are…Find out more »
At our May meeting, Anita Kernodle, owner of Twin Holly Crafts, will tell us everything we ever wanted - or needed - to know about barn quilts. Not only will she give us insight into what they are, but she'llalso enlighten us on their history. It will be a fun meeting with a lot of beautiful barn quilts to enjoy so I hope to see you there! There will also be a workshop on Tuesday, May 14th, where you'll have…Find out more »
"Paint Your Own Barn Quilt" with guild member Anita Kernodle leading the workshop. This event will take place at an historic old school that is now the Windsor Crossroads Community Building in Hamptonville, NC, just a short distance from Winston-Salem. Sign up early and send your pattern by text or email to Anita so that she can prepare your 1’ square board to be ready to paint on the day of the workshop. More details will be available as we…Find out more »
The end of our Guild year is almost here and it's time to celebrate! At our June meeting, we take time to thank our outgoing Board Members and Committee Chairs for all of their hard work over the past year while also installing our new leadership team. It's been an amazing year with a number of great programs and workshops - not to mention a truly memorable Quilt Show - so please come and celebrate. We all deserve it after…Find out more »
Preserving the Art of Quilt Making
The Forsyth Piecers and Quilters Guild, Inc. is a non-profit organization governed by Guild Officers and operates under set bylaws. Committee Chair members help to promote quilting within the Guild and the community through local and regional projects and educational programs. The Guild preserves traditional methodologies and adds to its history by developing and encouraging new fiber art concepts.
We meet each second Monday of the month at Parkway Presbyterian Church on the corner of Silas Creek Parkway, between Yorkshire and Kirklees Rd, Winston-Salem, NC. The church entrance is off of Kirklees Rd (Click here to see a map). Fellowship begins at 6:30 P.M., business meeting at 7:00 P.M. and then the program at 7:30 P.M. Come join us. All are invited to attend.
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The guild is organized for benevolent
and charitable purposes;
to benefit, educate, promote, and support
persons interested in
preserving, continuing, and advancing
the art and craft of quilting
and related fiber arts.
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Guild Banner was designed, sewn, and quilted by Audrey A. Flock, 2002