All monthly meetings are held the 1st Thursday of the month, unless otherwise noted, at the Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center, 40 South Carroll Street, Frederick, MD 21701. We start with a social time at 6:00 p.m. and the meeting and program at 6:30 p.m..

January 5

Annual Business Meeting
Member Trunk Show
– Maridell Mason and Nancy Pedersen

February 2

Fat Quarter Bunco Game Night – Bring one desirable quality fabric fat quarter.
Valentine Gift Exchange – Bring a wrapped quilting or sewing-related $10-$15 gift and enclose a signed valentine.

March 2

Patches Quilting and Sewing Shop
Owner, Jackie Bingham, will speak and provide a demonstration on English paper piecing.

April 6 and 7

April 6 (Thursday Regular Meeting):  Karen Kay Buckley – Lecture and Trunk Show: From the Beginning:  Album of a Quilter

April 7 (Friday) 10:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M.:  Karen Kay Buckley Workshop – Hand Applique (Beginner and Intermediate)
Circular Garden, finished size, 20″ x  26″ wall hanging
Fee:  Members $75 / Non-Members $85  Fee includes 6 hour workshop, full size pattern, and some supplies.

May 4

Guild 18th Birthday Celebration:  Cake and Ice Cream!

“Sit and Sew”

June 1

Barbara Korengold, Award Winning Quilter – Lecture and Trunk Show
See her latest work before it’s sent to Houston!

July 6

Community Service Project Sewing

August 3 (Early Start:  5:00 PM)

The Inspirational Quilts of Gee’s Bend
Elizabeth Lay and Lauren Kingsland;  History, plus mini hands-on workshop;  Making quilts in the style of Gee’s Bend.  Participants should bring a shirt cut up and will share with others.  Bring sewing machines and basic sewing supplies.  Light dinner fare will be available for purchase.  Plan for 3.5 to 4 hours.

September 7

Suzzie Schuyler, Sew Bee It – Team Spirit Lecture and Trunk Show
Suzzie will have books and team novelty print fabrics for sale.

September 29

Fall field trip to PA – A full day of fun shopping and eating! Contact Marty for details.

October 5

Community Service Project Presentation and Challenge Quilts Revealed

November 2

Karen Schulz, Modern Abstract Quilter:  Lecture and Trunk Show

December 7

Guild Holiday Party