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Quilting in GA

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Please see the GQC Calendar or follow the link provided for more information. Please inform the Webmaster if you know of other events that are not listed here.

 Quilting Events

July 5-November 8, 2016 – The Great Smoky Mountains Heritage Center is hosting the Historic Walker Sisters Quilts Exhibit and Private Tours, in Townsend, Tennessee. These historic artifacts have never before been on public display. At the end of the exhibit, they will go into the archives of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. These quilts serve as a shining example of the sisters’ commitment to the traditions of their family, their ancestors and the land on which they lived. Admission to the Museum is $7 ($5 seniors 60+); $4 Groups of 10 or more includes the Walker Sisters exhibit. For more information call 865-448-0044 or visit Great Smoky Mountains Heritage Center.

July 7-September 24, 2016 – The Southeastern Quilt and Textile Museum presents their Summer Exhibit in Carrollton, Georgia. The Museum is pleased to announce they will be featuring quilts made by guilds across Georgia along with those made by individual quilters in support of establishing the Museum and first shown at the Georgia State Capital in 2011.

September 23-24, 2016Chattahoochee Evening Stars Quilt Guild presents Stars ‘N’ Stitches Quilt Show, Lakewood 400 Antiques Market, 1321 Atlanta Hwy (Hwy 9), Cumming, GA 30040. Over 200 Quilts, Vendor Mall, Quilt Raffle, Handmade items for Purchase at the StarWares Market, Storybook Quilts Traveling Collection with reading times for children at 3pm on both days. Show hours 10am-5pm. Daily Admission – $6.00 with children 11 and under free.

October 1 – December 17, 2016 – The Southeastern Quilt and Textile Museum presents their next Exhibit in Carrollton, Georgia.  American Craft — American Art opens on October 1 to showcase two award winning Carroll County quilters both with national reputations and very different styles. Jane Brownlow was a longtime West Georgia Quilt Guild member who created exquisite and very detailed applique quilts with the most amazing fabric choices and embellishments. Violette Denny is an amazing needlewoman and exquisite hand quilter who has contributed her awesome skill and artistry to to the support of numerous civic and community projects in the county. They will have live demonstrations of fiber art production on October 1.

October 5-7, 2016 – Gwinnett Quilters Guild will host a retreat at Unicoi State Park and Lodge in October. Space is limited. Register soon! More information can be found on the Gwinnett Quilters Guild website website.

October 21-22, 2016Sewingmachine.com will host the Hands on Serging Class & Long Arm events, taught by Juki Educator, Chris Dolinar. Friday’s Long Arm class will be 10am – 3pm, $29.95 includes lunch, learning & prizes until Oct 8, $39.95 after Oct 8. Saturday’s Serging class will be 9:30am – 12:30pm, $29.95 includes project & prizes until Oct 8 $39.95 after Oct 8. Both classes located at 228 Ottley Dr Atlanta 30324.

February 2-3, 2017Bulloch Hall Quilt Guild, Roswell, GA, is hosting Leslie Muir-Volpe, teacher of miniature quilts. She is known throughout Maine as an accomplished maker and teacher of miniature quilts. As she will be traveling quite a distance, she is available for other bookings in that timeframe. Please contact Leslie at 207-633-0557 or Bulloch Hall Quilt Guild, Helga Diggelmann or 770-667-2121.