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Floyd Quilt Guild---Programs

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Archives of Meetings from the Guild formerly known as Old Church Gallery Quilters Guild

2014 Programs in a Word Document

Guild Programs 2014

January 6, 2014

Business and show and tell.
Cathy Maycock presented our mystery quilt for the year, providing us with patterns and instructions.

January 20, 2014

A program on fabric folding and fabric manipulation presented by Elaine Boyd with member participation.

February 3, 2014 Business and show and tell.
Short program presented by Cathy Maycock on mystery quilt techniques and block assembly.

The meeting scheduled for 02/17/14 was cancelled due to inclement weather.

March 24, 2014 The meeting scheduled for 03/03/14 was cancelled due to inclement weather

Textile Traditions and crafts from around the world. Lead by Karin Tauber and Ann Reardon, our members shared experiences of their travels and the lovely crafted items they found on their trips. We saw many wonderful examples of textiles and garments from across the globe.

April 7, 2014

Business and show and tell
Cathy Maycock presented the mystery block information and patterns.

April 21, 2014

Love Quilt Day presentation of instructions and cutting workshop to prepare for stitching at home. Many members stayed for the afternoon and worked on their love quilts while enjoying each other’s company.

May 5-6, 2014

Members and guests enjoyed The Artist In You, a lecture by Susan Brubaker Knapp, our guest lecturer from Mooresville, NC.

On the following day 19 participants attended Susan Brubaker Knapp's workshop on Thread Sketching: Still Life with Three Fruits at the Jacksonville Center, Floyd.

May 19, 2014

Business and show and tell. Cathy Maycock will present our next mystery block.
Members are always asked to bring the block completed from the last month to receive a fat quarter award from Cathy.
We will enjoy a short discussion of the program and workshop with Susan Brubaker Knapp. Bring your projects and samples.

June 2, 2014

Business and show and tell
Mystery block instructions from Cathy Maycock, and a brief discussion on good projects for summer quilting.

June 16, 2014

Annual Pot-luck Picnic to be held at the home of Juanita McCumber in Woolwine.

July 7, 2014

Business meeting and show and tell. Cathy Maycock will present Block of the Month. There will be a short program on Y seams and partial seaming.

July 21, 2014

Free Motion Quilting: A lecture will be presented by Sallie McCauley on her methods for free motion quilting on her home machine.

August 4, 2014

Business and show and tell, Block of the Month information handed out and Cathy Maycock will present a short program on Redwork.
Boutique workshop will follow for sorting and pricing.

August 4, 2014

Fashion Show of Garment Challenge participants. Perhaps we could include short presentations of various embellishment techniques used to make of the garments or accessories? Nancy Oldham to moderate.
Members are encouraged to bring garments that they have created in the past. This should make for a wonderful exhibit at our meeting.

September 2014

Meeting September 15: Program TBA
Please note that there will be only one meeting this month because of the upcoming Quilt Show Week

9/30 – 10/5/14 Quilt how preparation week

October 4-5 2014

Quilt Show

October 6, 2014

Business and show and tell. Cathy Maycock again works with us on our Block of the Month quilt. Quilt Show Wrap-up meeting

October 20, 2014

Border Treatments: measuring, mitering, squared ends, multiple borders, pieced, troubleshooting.
Elaine will be asking for volunteers for this program, if we cannot get one member to do it all, we will break it up amongst several members, each responsible for a specific technique.

November 3, 2014

Business and show and tell; Cathy Maycock on Block of the Month quilt. Jean Vogler will present a demo piping.

November 14, 2014

Designing pictorial quilts and use of the computer in this endeavor. Beyond this, Karin Tauber will also cover other uses for the computer in printing on fabric (such as labels).

December 2014

Christmas Pot luck Please note this is the second Monday of the month.

Blue Ridge Quilt Festival
July 2014

Wed: 4 - 6 (Opening Night and Artist Reception)
Thu & Fri: 10 - 6, Sat: 10 - 5
Daily: $7, Multiday: $10
Blacksburg, High School (same building, new name)
3109 Prices Fork Road, Blacksburg, Virginia

The largest quilt show in SWVA offers an extensive quilt and wearable exhibit, a large vendor mall, workshops and Friday night lecture. For questions please contact Karin Tauber,