Dates and program

 

1st TUESDAY EVENING 

Meetings will be hybrid

(both in-person and via Zoom)

Join us from everywhere!

In-person:

Starting with August meeting:

Northside Presbyterian Church,

1017 Progress St, Blacksburg

For virtual link click here

6.30pm socializing and program from 7pm - ~8.30 pm

If not otherwise noted guest fee is $5

Programs are free for members of TQP​ 

  

Meeting cancellation policy

TQP meetings are NOT canceled just because the schools close due to weather.

If the road conditions are iffy there will be an email sent by 2 pm on the afternoon of the meeting to let members

know if the meeting is cancelled.

* Mark your calendars for a fun and exciting year of events provided by program chair Paula    

Color coding of calendar

* listing in red = tentative

* Regular meeting, take place once a month, mostly on the first Tuesday

* Chat Bee, additional meeting mostly on the third Tuesday and held via zoom. These more informal chat club meetings often center around a topic and invite open discussions and conversations. 

TOPICS and ACTIVITIES read more HERE

Meeting starts at 7 pm

* Additional activities:  additional optional activities that might be of interest to the guild member

2022 Programs

OCTOBER
 

October 4

Dissecting an Art Quilt: A Show of Wonders  Arlene Blackburn

Arlene presents a trunk show (collection) of 50 12"/12" Art Quilts by fiber artists from all over the world, with each one exhibiting varied techniques. This lively demonstrative lecture via zoom looks at what makes each quilt special and the techniques that were used to create these incredible little pieces of art.

Visitor fee $5

 

October 18

 

Chat Bee will meet via ZOOM

NOVEMBER

 

November  1      

TQP Annual Meeting 

Join us to elect the directors and officers who are responsible for the oversight of our organization and learn all that has happened during the past year. A holiday ornament will be constructed at the end of the Annual Meeting.

Visitor fee $5

 

November 15

Chat Bee will meet via ZOOM

DECEMBER

 

December 6          

Holiday Party and Pot Luck (read more here...)

Our evening in December features a “Pincushion Exchange”: create or buy (~$10) a pincushion, wrap it in true

Christmas style and add your name to the outside. Be prepared for some fun game to get the parcels rotating!

Christmas potluck: bring your favorite appetizer, snack, dessert or any other "just perfect" potluck item.

The guild provides the paper products and cups. There will be plenty of time to laugh, share stories, and socialize.

And let’s not forget CHOCOLATE!

December 20

Chat Bee will meet via ZOOM

 

2023 Programs:

JANUARY

 

January 3

Quilters Treasure Sale

Did Santa Claus bring too many new goodies? Do you need to make space? Start the New Year with a clean slate AND a clean sewing area.  Bring your overflow and unwanted items and even unfinished projects to the January meeting and then shop at the treasures others placed on the $1, $3, $5 and $10 tables. Enjoy cookies, hot chocolate and fun games. All profits will benefit future programs. Any unsold and unclaimed items will be donated to the Second Time Around Thrift Shop of Montgomery County.

January

Chat Bee will meet via ZOOM

FEBRUARY

February 7

Sewing Machine Care - Al Hunt (Virtual)

Visitor fee $5

February 

Chat Bee will meet via ZOOM

MARCH

March 7

Trunk Show with Ashley Bandy

Visitor fee $5

March 

Chat Bee will meet via ZOOM

APRIL

April 4

TBD Bunnie Jordan

Visitor fee $5

April 

Chat Bee will meet via ZOOM

MAY

May 2  

The Art of The Landscape, a lecture by Nancy Hershberger

Visitor fee $5

 

May

Chat Bee will meet via ZOOM

 

JUNE

June 6   

NOTE: In-Person ONLY, no virtual option              

New River Valley Fiber Groups Picnic

The Quilting Party cordially invites you and your fiber art friends to this annual event

Takes place at Nellie's Cave Picnic shelter

June 2

Chat Bee will meet via ZOOM

JULY

July 11 (NOTE: SECOND TUESDAY)  

Etzy 102 by Sandra Fraenkel

Visitor fee $5

July 

Chat Bee will meet via ZOOM

 

 AUGUST 

 

August 1        

Curved Log Cabin by Mary Hunter

Visitor fee $5

August 

Chat Bee will meet via ZOOM

SEPTEMBER

September 5   

25th Anniversary of The Quilting Party

                                  

September 

Chat Bee will meet via ZOOM

OCTOBER

October 3

Things that go Bump in the Night with Polly Mellow

Visitor fee $5

 

October 

 

Chat Bee will meet via ZOOM

NOVEMBER

 

November  1      

TQP Annual Meeting

and

Making Your Mark, Techniques for adding Details to Your Quilts by Arlene Blackburn

Join us to elect the directors and officers who are responsible for the oversight of our organization and learn all that has happened during the past year.

Visitor fee $5

 

November

Chat Bee will meet via ZOOM

DECEMBER

 

December 5          

Holiday Party and Pot Luck (read more here...)

Our evening in December features a “Pincushion Exchange”: create or buy (~$10) a pincushion, wrap it in true

Christmas style and add your name to the outside. Be prepared for some fun game to get the parcels rotating!

Christmas potluck: bring your favorite appetizer, snack, dessert or any other "just perfect" potluck item.

The guild provides the paper products and cups. There will be plenty of time to laugh, share stories, and socialize.

And let’s not forget CHOCOLATE!

December 

Chat Bee will meet via ZOOM

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