Meetings and Activities

Our guild typically meets on the second Saturday of the month from 1-3pm at the Bernina Sewing Center (2310-4 East North Street, Greenville, SC 29609). 

We love visitors and new members, please drop in to our meetings anytime!

Sometimes we need to change our meeting date and location so please sign up by e-mail (button over on the right hand side of the blog) to be kept informed of upcoming meetings.


JANUARY 
   January 13, 2018: 1-3 pm at Bernina
  • Program: Beginnings - Bring your first quilt to share


FEBRUARY 
   February 10, 2018: 1-3 pm at Bernina
  • Program: Surface Design Definitions - Faye Jones
   February 16, 2018: Sew-In Day 2-10 pm at Bernina. Come for as long as you like and bring your own projects to work on. We ask that you purchase a half yard of fabric from the shop, which will be given away in a drawing at the Sew-In.

MARCH 
   March 10, 2018: 1-3 pm at Bernina
  • Program: Quiltcon Recap and Current Trends

APRIL
   April 14, 2018: 1-3 pm at Bernina
  • Program: New book: Modern Plus Sign Quilts with authors, Paige Alexander and Cheryl Brickey
   April 20, 2018: Sew-In Day 2-10 pm at Bernina. Come for as long as you like and bring your own projects to work on. We ask that you purchase a half yard of fabric from the shop, which will be given away in a drawing at the Sew-In.

   April 27-29, 2018: GMQG Retreat at Wildacres Retreat Conference Center. Cost is $195, which includes 2 nights lodging, 5 meals and gratuity. Contact Cindy Lammon at cindy@hyacinthquiltdesigns.com for more information.

MAY 
   May 12, 2018: 12- 1 pm (Please note special time!). Our regular meeting will be followed by an Improv Workshop from 1:30-3 pm. Contact us for current availablity of space in the workshop.

JUNE
   June 9, 2018: 1-3 pm at Bernina
  • Program: Trunk Show
   June 22, 2018: Sew-In Day 2-10 pm at Bernina. Come for as long as you like and bring your own projects to work on. We ask that you purchase a half yard of fabric from the shop, which will be given away in a drawing at the Sew-In.

JULY
   July 14, 2018: 1-3 pm at Bernina
  • Program: Round Robin Demos - The 6 minute Circle, English Paper Piecing and Making Bag Handles

AUGUST
   August 11, 2018: 1-3 pm at Bernina
  • Program: Guild Challenge

SEPTEMBER
   September 8, 2018: 1-3 pm at Bernina
  • Program: "Quilt as Desired" - how to choose quilting designs

OCTOBER
   October 12, 2018: 7:00 pm at Bernina
  • Program: Yvonne Fuchs, Quilting Jet Girl presents "Transparency Color Selection Tips and Tricks".
   October 13, 2018: 10 am - 4:30 pm at Bernina
  • Workshop: Triangle Transparency limited to 20 participants

NOVEMBER
   November 10, 2018:  1-3 pm at  Bernina
  • Program: Mitzi Schafer from Jittery Wings
  • Voting for new officers
   November 17, 2018: 10 am - 4 pm, "Subtracting for Minimalism" workshop with Cheryl Brickey from Meadow Mist Designs (limited to 20 participants).

DECEMBER
   December 8, 2018:  12-3 pm at Bernina
  • Christmas Luncheon
  • Chinese Auction - Our annual fundraiser! We appreciate our members' donations of new or nearly new items for auction. Attendees at the meeting will have the opportunity to buy tickets for $1. Tickets are then placed in the pool for each item and one winner is randomly drawn from the tickets. 

2 comments:

  1. This is an incredible list of happenings! Thank you so much for the time and effort you put into these events. I am so excited to become a part of this.

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  2. Hoping to drop in to a winter meeting when I visit in Pendleton. Barbara from Ma.

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