Granbury Quilters Guild Upcoming Events
Granbury Quilt Guild Monthly Meeting – 3rd Monday of every month.
United Electric Co-Op Community Room, 320 Fall Creek Highway, Granbury. 6:30 hors d’oeuvres and dessert, 7:00 meeting, program
MONTHLY GUILD MEETINGS AND WORKSHOPS (all programs and workshops are open to non- members) and AREA EVENTS for QUILTERS
ONGOING – Texas Quilt Museum – Features changing exhibits with a variety of quilts from antique to contemporary and avant garde.
140 W. Colorado St., La Grange, TX; www.texasquiltmuseum.org
Granbury Quilt Guild Monthly Meeting – 3rd Monday of every month. Beginning with the January 15, 2018 meeting we will meet at the United Co-op Building at 320 Fall Creek Highway, Granbury.
March 19th – Quilt Guild Meeting, United Co-op – Barn Quilts by Suzi Parron; She travels full time by RV, speaking to quilt guilds, libraries, civic organizations – whoever would like to hear more about barn quilts! Her talk will take you on a journey along the quilt trail, beginning with the very first barn quilt, which stemmed from Donna Sue Groves and her wish to honor her mother’s quilting art.
March 20th – Workshop; Make Your Own 2′ x 2′ Barn Quilt with Suzi Parron at United Co-op; Barn Quilt painting; workshop is open to non members. Contact Wendy Foist at 682-498-3919 to check for availability. $45 covers all material except 24″ ruler, a pencil one inch painter’s tape.
April 16th – Quilt Guild Meeting, United Co-op –
Mini School House – Carolyn Sponsky – Basic Skills, Wendy F – Miniature Quilts, Joy K – Curved Piecing, Monica F – English Paper Piecing
April 28th – Workshop; Basic Skills at United Co-op – Carolyn S.
May 21st – Quilt Guild Meeting, United Co-op – Welcome to My Neighborhood with Martha Lindberg; Trunk show highlights 30-40 quilts that she has made over the years.
May 22nd – Workshop; Wonky Dresden Neighborhood with Martha Lindberg; Happy Houses is a variation of Thimble Blossoms Swoon Houses created by Camille Roskelley. This fun pieced block can be made with your choice of colors and fabrics.
June 18th – Quilt Guild Meeting, United Co-op – TBA
July 16th – Quilt Guild Meeting, United Co-op – Ice Cream Social / Antique & Verteran Quilts presented by Lynne S & Wanda G
August 16th – 19th – Quilt Guild Retreat at Compass Centre
August 20th – Quilt Guild Meeting, United Co-op – Long Arm Quilters; Guild Members present tips and samples of their quilting
September 17th – Quilt Guild Meeting, United Co-op – How to Be a Thrifty Quilter by Jo Lynn O’Neil; She will present a trunk show and give lots of tips and tricks for using less expensive tools and gadgets for quilting. Along with tips for organizing and cutting your scraps in order to use them efficiently to make your own spectacular quilts.
September 18th – Workshop; Machine Quilting with Walking Foot with Jo Lynn O’Neil
October 19th & 20th – Quilt Show at the First Presbyterian Church and Sale at the Langdon Center during the Granbury Harvest Moon Festival
October 15th – Quilt Guild Meeting, United Co-op – What Can You Do With Templates? Monica F.
November 8th -11th – International Quilt Festival, Houston, TX; preview night, 11/7; classes begin, 11/5; George R. Brown Convention Center, 1001 Avenida de las Americas, Houston, TX 77010
November 12th – Quilt Guild Meeting, United Co-op – Demonstration for 4 ornaments presented by members.