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Feb. 7 guild meeting – Challenge Quilts due.
The February 7, 2017 Meeting is the Guild Quilt Challenge meeting. Bring your “Fun with Flags” quilts to the meeting. Contact Marion Sykes or Lynn Sykes with questions.
SMQ will be hosting a spring retreat. Please contact Lynn Sykes if you have questions.
Spring Retreat – Are you ready to have some fun? May 26 – 28th, SMQ will invade the Whistlestop Quilt Retreat in Sweetwater, TN. The cost will be $170 per person and we have room for 18 people to attend. We will begin accepting payments at the February meeting. If you have not seen pictures of the farmhouse, it is beautiful. It was built around 1860 and has 5 large bedrooms and 4 ½ bathrooms. Each of the twin beds are covered by a quilt made by a local quilter. There is a sewing room that gives 14 people their own sewing station, each with its own table, padded desk chair and trash can. Cutting tables with mats and rulers are available as well as a large custom ironing station with quality irons. Electrical outlets are located on top of each table for ease of use. There is also plenty of room in the parlor or the sunroom for the hand sewers in the guild. This is going to be a fun weekend, filled with games, laughter, good food, friendship and we might even sew a little. If you want to check out the farmhouse, visit http://www.whistlestopquiltretreat.com.
Contact Linda Mincher by January 21 if you have any items for the January newsletter. We welcome your articles on quilting, quilt store and book reviews, as well as for sale ads. Please make your ad short and succinct.
There is a supply list of several required items to bring to class. Pat Pagni is taking reservations. If you have questions, contact Pat.
The North Knoxville Chapter of the Quilts of Valor Foundation invites you to our
(More than 4,000 Volunteers will be making quilts on this day throughout the United States)
On Saturday, February 4, 2017, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
In the Cultural Hall at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (6024 Grove Road in Fountain City, TN)
Admission is FREE. Click For More Information (pdf)