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Lorraine Covington is again offering the National Quilting Association’s “Introduction to Quilt Judging Seminar” at her home in Clemmons. Sessions are scheduled for March, May, August and October, last two days, and include 14 hours of instruction on quilt shows, judging styles, and judging criteria. This class is for you if you want your quilt skills to increase dramatically, or if you are interested in the judging process. Please contact Lorraine at 336-766-7191 or lorrainequilts@cs.com for details. All are welcome!

Annie Smith, a nationally recognized quilter and instructor is presenting her two day workshop “Color Sense” in Salisbury, North Carolina on March 7th and 8th, 2019. The cost for the workshop is $80 plus a $16 pattern fee. Additional information is provided here. Please contact Joan Soeth at jesoeth@gmail.com or 585-355-2422 for more information or to register for the workshop.

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October 2018

SPECIAL EVENT: Private Shopping Day at Pineapple Fabrics

October 6, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Get ready for a wonderful day of quilts – and shopping – just for our guild members! Pineapple Fabrics was scheduled to do a presentation at our July guild meeting but, due to unforeseen circumstances, that presentation was cancelled. Now they have agreed to not only provide us with the presentation on their company history and products that we missed, but to give our guild members a private shopping day at their warehouse in Archdale. The presentation will begin at…

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October Guild Meeting – Entering the Final Stretch to Our Quilt Show

October 8, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Parkway Presbyterian Church, 1000 Yorkshire Rd
Winston-Salem, NC 27106 United States
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With less than a month to go before the FPQG Quilt Show, our October meeting will be focused on final show preparations. Although all Quilt Show entry forms will already have been submitted (the due date for this is October 1 st ), our October meeting will be the first opportunity to start dropping off quilts for the show. Lisa Alley and Gina Kostelecky will be accepting quilts at the meeting and addressing any last minute questions regarding hanging sleeves,…

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November 2018

November Guild Meeting – Finishing UFOs by Karen Comstock of Quiltricks

November 12, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Parkway Presbyterian Church, 1000 Yorkshire Rd
Winston-Salem, NC 27106 United States
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We are so excited to have Karen Comstock as our guest speaker in November. Karen, who lives in Cary, North Carolina, is a pattern designer who launched her own company Quiltricks in 2005. Karen loves to visit guilds to talk about quilting and finishing UFOs (UnFinished Objects) and I’m sure we can all learn something from her presentation (unless you’re one of those rare people whose only unfinished project is the one you’re currently working on!?!). Karen will talk about…

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December 2018

CANCELED: December Guild Meeting – Holiday Potluck

December 10, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Parkway Presbyterian Church, 1000 Yorkshire Rd
Winston-Salem, NC 27106 United States
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Note: This event has been canceled due to inclement weather. Our December meeting is a celebration, one with our chosen, creative family - our guild. How lucky we are that we have found "like" minds to share our knowledge with, our works of fiber, and our hearts as well as our special dishes of delightful food! I have already begun saving up my Weight Watcher Points for this feast so... bring on your best along with your smiling self to…

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January 2019

January Guild Meeting – Yard Sale

January 14 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Parkway Presbyterian Church, 1000 Yorkshire Rd
Winston-Salem, NC 27106 United States
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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 (indyjo@sbcglobal.net 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…

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Workshop – Jelly Roll Rug with Karen Thompson

January 22 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Parkway Presbyterian Church, 1000 Yorkshire Rd
Winston-Salem, NC 27106 United States
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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…

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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.

Forsyth Quilt BannerMission Statement

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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

 

 

 

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