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2018 Quilt Show!

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Forsyth Piecers & Quilters Guild is moving full steam ahead to our next quilt show to be held November 2nd and 3rd of 2018! The theme for our show is “Winston Salem Quilts!”
The show will feature quilts, vendors, demonstrations of quilting products and quilting techniques, door prizes, 2 raffle quilts, a boutique with handmade gifts, Granny’s Attic with fabrics, magazines and books, a silent auction, and Quilts on a Stick for sale.

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Give a quilt a happy home for just $15. These charming 12 inch quilts will be for sale at our Fall show -November 2 & 3. Come early and pick your favorite “Quilt on a Stick” – we’ll packaged it to go.
If you need accommodations we have a reserved block of rooms with La Quinta, click here for details.
There will be 2 trunk shows included for free with your admission – Nationally known Lee Chappell Monroe and Patti Cline and Cindy Page from the Quilter’s Gallery. Click here for a schedule of events.

We have exciting news about our quilt show this November! Winston Salem Quilts will be hosting a special exhibit of Bonnie Hunter’s Mystery Quilts. Everyone loves Bonnie’s scrappy style and now you can see her beautiful quilts up close and personal.

Sign up to volunteer for the Quilt Show, click on the button below

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If you have any questions email Adele Aiken and Patti Mansson at 2018QuiltShow@forsythquilters.org
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August 2018

August Guild Meeting – In the Eyes of the Judge by Scott Murkin

August 13 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Parkway Presbyterian Church, 1000 Yorkshire Rd
Winston-Salem, NC 27106 United States
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6:30 Social; 7:00 Program - Scott Murkin is an avid quilter who loves to design and create quilts.  He began making quilts for display in the early 1990s and, in 1997, he joined the Randolph Quilters Guild.  Displays led to exhibitions and fairs led to competitions.  Scott eventually became a NQA Certified Judge and is now a highly sought-after judge for quilt shows. In his presentation, Scott will walk through the quilt judging process while also enlightening us on the judging…

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Workshop – Fast & Easy Quilted Jacket by Linda Whicker

August 14 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Parkway Presbyterian Church, 1000 Yorkshire Rd
Winston-Salem, NC 27106 United States
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Fast & Easy Quilted Jacket with Linda Whicker

Linda Whicker is a member of our guild who is looking forward to sharing with us her skills at creating a quilted jacket. Linda has shown her jackets at our guild meetings during “Show & Tell” and they are beautiful. She says they are fun to make, too. The jacket begins with a loose fitting sweatshirt. Each one is unique based on the fabric chosen, lined or unlined, and neckline and sleeve finishes. There may not be enough time in…

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September 2018

September Guild Meeting – Flour and Feed Sacks by Margaret Varner & Pay Lysell

September 10 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Parkway Presbyterian Church, 1000 Yorkshire Rd
Winston-Salem, NC 27106 United States
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6:30 Social; 7:00 Program - This month’s presentation will be a bit of a history lesson and, for some of us, a walk down memory lane. During their presentation, Margaret Varner and Pay Lysell will walk us through the history of feed sacks and flour bags which were prominent between the mid-1800s and the 1930s. They will have “real” feed sacks/flour bags for us to look at as well as several items made from them. If you have any flour bag and/or feed sack…

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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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