Saturday, January 29, 2022

February Meeting Program


Date: Saturday, February 5, 2022

Time: : 1 PM – 3PM

Location: Giles Presbyterian Church, 1021 Hudson Rd. Greenville SC



February Meeting Program

“The Many Uses of the Running Stitch” We will discuss topics from Big Stitch quilting to sashiko.  We will start a hands on sashiko project with kits for everyone.

Join us for a hands-on program-BIG STITCH to SASHIKO.   We will provide the marked fabric kit-you provide the labor. You will go home with a small pincushion top and a new approach to hand quilting.  Bring small scissors.  



News Flash !

We Have a Date for Our 2022 Wildacres Retreat: April 28 – May 1

Sign-ups begin at the Feb.5th meeting. Info. sheets available Feb/ Meeting



Check-in: Thursday, April 28, 2022, 2:30 p.m.

Check-out: Sunday, May 1, 2022, 10:00 a.m.; we can remain in the sewing room until noon.

Cost: $245 - includes 2 nights’ lodging (bedding & linens included), 8 meals family-style (from Thurs. dinner to Sun. breakfast), and gratuity ($215 + $30).

Availability: 24 openings (2/room), openings still available in April can be filled by a member’s guest.

Accommodations: We will lodge two (2) per room. Private bath in each room.


Greenville Modern Quilt Guild is up and running for the new year! 

We have returned to in person meetings with appropriate Covid precautions and those that wish to do so are comfortable wearing masks at the meetings. We thank those members whose efforts kept the guild going this past year via Zoom and other measures.

We are reaffirming our mission to the promotion of and education about MODERN QUILTING in all its numerous variations. This year we have co-chairmen for program planning and their goal is to provide us with a diverse experience; our own Cheryl Brickey, Jittery Wings, Lewis Carl and others are on the schedule or will be soon for this year.

MARCH workshop will be thread painting with Ruth Pollow.  Ruth’s lecture will be April 2 and the all day workshop will be April 9.The cost for the workshop will be $45 which will include most everything you need.  Information and sign-up sheet will be at the February meeting.  Her maximum class size is 10 so please sign up early. 

Plans are in the works to continue our popular annual retreat at Wildacres in the beautiful North Carolina mountains. Many more of our traditional events such as Annual Quilting Challenge, Learning Station Rotation and Christmas Auction will be on the schedule this year. We thank you members who have re-joined this year and invite former members to come visit a meeting and consider joining us as again.  


Agenda  for Meeting

·         President Sandy Helsel – Opening comments

·         VPs: Darlene Sanford and Jackie Callis

·         Secretary: Marilyn Hagopian

·         Treasurer’s report: Cindy Lange

·         Membership:  Jill Erickson

·         Philanthropy: Faye Jones

·         Library: Susanne Elswick

·         St. Giles Liaison – Nancy deJong

·         Social Media: Dagmar Theodore

·         Wildacres Retreat: Dana Blais and Faye Jones

·         Block of the Month: Valorie Kasten


Show and Share: We ask members to show only 2 quilts per meeting which do not have to be charity quilts. Charity quilts will be displayed on a table. If you wish to share your charity quilt as one of your 2, that is welcome


Program: Faye Jones: “The Many Uses of the Running Stitch”

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