Meetings and Events

If Spotsylvania County Schools are closed due to inclement weather (snow) on our scheduled dates, we will NOT meet. Please listen to radio announcements.

2019 Meetings and Events

  • January 16, 10 am to 5 pm, Lee Hill Community Center:  Dena Wilkins http://www.livingwaterquilter.com will be teaching her “free motion quilting” workshop.  The general meeting will be at 6 pm.    http://www.livingwaterquilter.com.
    • Note: The Pat Sloan workshop has been postponed to a later date. At this time we will be having a workshop on creating the “Out My Window” challenge quilts in the under 40″ category. February 16, 10 am to 5 pm, Chancellor Community Center: Pat Slone
  • February 20: General Meeting
  • March 20: General Meeting.
    • Program: Zentangle and Doodling. Please bring a clipboard or hardcover book with you to the meeting.
  • April 6: Project Linus work day
  • April 17: General Meeting. Elections.
    • Program: Heidi Kaska, Loom & Weaving Rugs Lecture
  • April 24: Outreach Sew Day
  • May 15: General Meeting, 6pm: Spring Dinner & Installation of Officers.
    • A “jelly roll/rag rug” workshop will be held at Lee Hill Community Center during the day on Wednesday, May 15, 2019. The cost for the workshop is a $10.00 donation. The workshop will be presented by Tracy D., Karen E. and Linda K. Participants will need to provide their own fabric strips using either jelly rolls or scrap fabrics cut into 2 ½ inch strips. They will also need batting cut into 2 ½ inch strips. The batting strips can be found in quilt shops and/or online. You will be able to buy a pattern at the workshop for $10.00.
  • May 22: Outreach Sew Day. 2pm – 9pm. Salem Church Library, Room A.
  • Month of June: VA Star Quilt Show: Out My Window at the Central Rappahannock Regional Library: Howell Branch, Stafford, VA
  • June 19: General Meeting
  • June 26: Outreach Sew Day. 2pm – 9pm. Salem Church Library, Room A.
  • July 17: Open Sew, Lee Hill Community Center, 10am – 6 pm
  • July 17: General Meeting. 7:00pm. Lee Hill Community Center. Meet and greet starting at 6:30pm.
    • Program: Downsizing, Organizing and Optimizing Your Stash and Other Areas of Your Home
  • July 24: Open Sew at Salem Church Library, Room A. 6pm – 8:30pm
  • August 21: General Meeting. Meet and greet 6:30pm – 7pm. Meeting starts at 7pm. Lee Hill Community Center.
    • Ice cream social
    • Program: Fall Batik Cutting Bee (inspired by Augusta Cole). Bring 20 pre-washed and pressed 2 1/2 inch strips of batiks in fall colors to trade. Make anything with your new strips and your own fabric (or embellishments) and bring it to the October meeting to win prizes. This is optional but fun. 
  • August 28: Open Sew at Salem Church Library, Room B. 4pm – 8:30pm
  • September 18: General Meeting.
    • Daytime: Outreach Committee Sew Day.
    • Evening: QOV Quilt Presentations
    • Program: Fun with Thread
    • Retreat deposits ($50 non-refundable) will be accepted. Retreat dates are March 26-29, 2020.
  • September 25: Outreach Sew Day. 2pm – 9pm. Salem Church Library, Room A.
  • The VSQ Fall 2019 Quilt Show will be held during the Virginia State Fair from September 27th to October 6th , 2019. We are asking now for volunteers to sign-up as soon as possible to make sure we have enough coverage for this event!
  • October: Biennial Quilt Show
  • October 3-5: Original Sewing & Quilt EXPO, Fredericksburg EXPO Center
  • October 16: General Meeting
    • Challenge due with fall batik fabric
    • Workshop with Liz Buchanan “NY Beauty”.
  • October 23: Outreach Sew Day. 2pm – 9pm. Salem Church Library, Room A.
  • November 20: General Meeting
  • December 18: General Meeting. Christmas Dinner & Activities

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