PLEASE NOTE: The January 14th Guild meeting is still on, with doors opening at 6pm.
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Past Events › Meetings & Workshops
6:30 Social; 7:00 Program What a Difference the Thread Makes Jane Garrison (Threadnuts) Busy we will be, starting the new guild year with Jane Garrison from Threadnuts / YLI Thread as our guest speaker. Prior to starting Threadnuts, which specializes in hand painted metallic braid, floss, pearl cotton, canvas, linen evenweave, etc., Jane worked at YLI Thread. During her presentation, she will enlighten us on everything we ever needed to know about thread (or pretty close to it)…Find out more »
6:30 Social; 7:00 Program Antique Quilts & Other Quilts of Interest Karen Tooley In August, plan to be enthralled with a collection of handmade treasures from our speakers’ own family. Our guest speaker, Karen Tooley, will take us on a trip through her past with hand sewn, hand quilted vintage quilts made by her ancestors and family at large. There is something about imagining those that came before us treasuring and loving the cloth we also love. Karen will also…Find out more »
Our first workshop will be held on Saturday, September 7th, from 9 am to 4 pm. Debbie Stoltz will teach us how to make a Bargello quilt (or smaller wall hanging) from the book, Twist and Turn Bargello by Eileen Wright. Cost of the class is $35 for FPQG members ($45 non-members). This will be the Saturday before our September Guild Meeting You may sign up at any time prior to the class, but you won’t be guaranteed a seat…Find out more »
6:30 Social; 7:00 Program Two Is Better Than One - At Least When It Comes to Trunk Shows!!! Charlotte Rasmussen & Debby Lee We are so lucky to have not one, but two, guild members showing their work at our September meeting. The first trunk show will be presented by Charlotte Rasmussen. Charlotte moved to Winston Salem from New York in 2006. She has been quilting since 2004 and loves taking classes and challenging herself. Her main focus is wall hangings…Find out more »
6:30 Social; 7:00 Program What's Old Is New Again Kathleen Baden October promises to be a very special program since our meeting will feature Kathleen Baden. Traveling to local quilt shops, her name is spoken of with tones of reverence for her skill set with the needle. I am so excited to hear her presentation and to see her handwork. Honestly, the expectation is killing me! It promises to be something that will enthrall us all and her full-day Hand…Find out more »
On Saturday, November 9th, from 9 am to 4 pm, Kathleen Baden will lead a Hand Applique workshop. The design is called Flowering Vine. Cost of the class is $35 for FPQG members ($45 non-members). You may sign up at any time prior to the class, but you won’t be guaranteed a seat in the workshop until you have paid for it. I will also email you the supply list when you have paid. Questions? Email or call Audrey Flock…Find out more »
6:30 Social; 7:00 Program Quilter's University Various November will be another special treat (drum-roll please) . . . Quilter's University with five of our guild members teaching us all (or at least most!) of what they know about their respective skills. Teachers will include Lisa Alley (binding), Roberta Upton (color tinting), Pat Lysell (paper piecing), Ellen Hart (machine appliqué) and Cathie Cartwright (wool appliqué). It will be a round-a-bout with 15 minutes at each station (with chairs), to get a…Find out more »
The Forsyth Piecers and Quilters Guild will be holding a quilt trunk show on Saturday, Nov. 23 at 10 a.m. at Walkertown Branch Library. There will be a wide variety of quilts on exhibit including applique and embellished wall hangings, modern quilts, traditional pieced quilts and clothing items. Featured quilters include Gina Kostelecky-Shankle, Linda Whicker and Charlotte Rasmussen. Walkertown Library www.forsyth.cc/library/Walkertown/ 336-703-2990 circ desk 2969 Main St. Walkertown, NC 27051 www.facebook.com/WalkertownLibrary/Find out more »
What a special time December is . . . and oh, how everyone loves a good potluck! Everyone brings their best dish and the table is heavy with the pleasures of dishes at their best! And how does it always work out that it is not all sweet? Savory wins too! This is our guild’s time to come together and celebrate the past year, our year of community service, our sacrifices of time towards a goal greater than any single…Find out more »
6:30 Social; 7:00 Program FPQG Yard Sale: In January, we will begin the new year with our annual Yard Sale. An email has already been sent out to remind all who want to sell some of their things to please get in touch with Gina (email@example.com or 951-847-1840) by December 17 to reserve a table. This opportunity is only open to guild members and there's no charge, so please get in touch with her as soon as you get a chance.…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