PLEASE NOTE: The January 14th Guild meeting is still on, with doors opening at 6pm.
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Past Events › Meetings & Workshops
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…Find out more »
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,…Find out more »
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…Find out more »
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…Find out more »
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 (firstname.lastname@example.org 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 »
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