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Past Events › Meetings & Workshops
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 (firstname.lastname@example.org 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 »
6:30 Social; 7:00 Program Rulers and Tools Showcase Various Then in February we're going to have a fun-filled group “participation” meeting. For this meeting we're asking everyone to tell us about their best - or worst - quilting rulers or tools and funny stories are welcome. This will be an informal meeting that promises to be a lot of fun, so start thinking about your favorite ruler or tool (or the one you wish you hadn't spent your money on).Find out more »
Our February workshop will be a Sit and Sew Day where we all get together to work on whatever project(s) we like. Personally, I am planning on working with the talented sister group, Ms Ava and Ms Anita, to begin formulating some ideas for our Quilt Show Boutique. We will be meeting in January to get ideas for some innovative and wonderful items to make to sell, so please throw ideas our way and plan on coming to the Sit…Find out more »
6:30 Social; 7:00 Program Are you intimidated by fabric selection or, even if you're not, do you wish you were better at it? Lee Chappell Monroe will walk us through the basics of color theory and, more importantly, show us how those concepts can help us make better quilts. Her presentation will consist of a full trunk show while exploring the difference aspects of color theory used in her quilts. I'm sure each of us will walk away with at least…Find out more »
6:30 Social; 7:00 Program The April 13th Guild meeting has been Canceled April 13th . . . I can’t stand the wait!! I absolutely love The Quilter's Gallery and their ruler workshops. We know them as the Pizza Girls and for their presentation they'll do one of their infamous trunk shows. They've promised to show us a lot of amazing quilts (some from their workshops, some not), so there will definitely be something for everyone to enjoy. Patti and Cindy do…Find out more »
Quilter’s Gallery Workshop: “15 Degrees” This Workshop has been Canceled. It will be rescheduled for a future date. When: Tuesday, April 14th, 9 am to 4 pm Where: Parkway Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall Cost: $35 FPQG members/$45 non-FPQG member + $20 kit fee payable to Quilter’s Gallery*(see below) Lunch: Please bring an item for a Salad Bar Lunch! 15 Degrees looks like curves, but everything is straight sewing. Cindy and Patti will cover the basic technique and demo other…Find out more »
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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