January 2023 News and Events

Jan 10th Meeting NOTE NEW MEETING TIME!!! 6:00 pm/Social Time 6:30 pm Meeting • Guild Members share YOUR BEST TIPS & TRICKS • Quilter of the Month: Eula St. Clair • New Year’s Resolutions • Stash Buster Challenge • Show & Tell: quilts depicting winter theme or completed during COVID

January Sit & Sew Friday Jan 27 & Sat Jan 28—In addition to sewing on our own projects, we will be making a goodie bag treat for Quilters Day Out .

Sit & Sew Schedule January 27th & 28th//February 17th & 18th//March 24th & 25th// April 14th & 15th// May 12th & 13th// June 9th & 10th

Charity Quilt Sewing:  Save the date! Saturday February 18th Join in the fun 9:30 am to 3 pm We will be sewing as a group to make as any quilts and pillowcases as we can during this time. There will be patterns and fabrics available. If you have fabrics that would work well for pillowcases (especially children’s) please bring two pieces 9” and 27” for the pillowcases. Two yards will make two coordinating cases. If you don’t know how Liz will teach you! We will have food, games, and door prizes! Invite your friends and children and grandchildren that are old enough to sew and have a few skills – if they don’t sew they can iron, pin , etc. . Bring a friend and get a prize!

Future Meetings: February Claire Breswick– Collage Quilts;  March 18th Quilters Day Out:  Deb Strain;  April Linda Sanford– Paper Piecing; May Karen Riggins– Art Quilting; June Summer Potluck

October 2022 meeting & Half Log Cabin Workshop

Patty will be our Guest Speaker for the October meeting. She will also be teaching a class earlier in the day at the Extension office. The information is attached below. If you are interested, let Liz Kingsland know at elizabeth.kingsland@uky.edu. You can pay at the door that morning. Cost is $20 for members, $25 for nonmembers.

Meeting Oct 11, 2022 6:30 pm
Workshop Oct 11, 2022 9:30 am-3:30 pm

Fayette County Extension Office
1140 Harry Sykes Way  ( off of Red Mile Court)
Lexington, KY 40504

Quilters’ Day Out — Saturday March 19, 2022

Quilters’ Day Out Saturday March 19, 2022.
with Quilters Guild of the Bluegrass

“A New Day, A New Beginning”

There will be Quilt Displays, Vendors, Door Prizes, and More!

Featured Speaker is Audrey Esarey.  “Finding My Voice in Modern Quilting”
She is the Louisville-based Quilter, Author and Designer who posts on Instagram as Cotton + Bourbon.

Important information for people interested in Audrey Esarey’s UltraViolet Radial class. Class will be held on Sunday, March 20 starting at 10am. It will be a 3 hour class.  Stay tuned for details.

Saturday March 19, 2022
9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Fayette County Extension Office
1140 Harry Sykes Way
Lexington, KY 40504

— $5 Registration Fee 

  •  No food trucks this year

Come join us March 19, 2022!  We are so happy to be back!

See or download a one-page poster for Quilters Day Out (TBD)

Quilters’ Day Out CANCELLED — Saturday March 14, 2020

Quilters’ Day Out CANCELLED for Saturday March 14, 2020.
“Looking Back, Looking Forward” with Quilters Guild of the Bluegrass

3/12/20: Quilters Day out is cancelled for March 14 due to the Fayette Extension Office being closed due to the coronavirus.

Sunday class cancelled, Monday classes will still be held – at Quilters Square (see below)

Hoping to reschedule Quilters Day out for a future date. Stay tuned.

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There will be Quilt Displays, Vendors, Door Prizes, and More!
Food available from J. Render’s Southern Table food Truck (and a limited number of salads from SCHS Culinary Arts Program)

Featured Guest Speaker: Michele Crawford Author/Designer of FlowerboxQuilts.com

Saturday March 14, 2020
9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Fayette County Extension Office
1140 Harry Sykes Way
Lexington, KY 40504

— $5 Registration Fee (with a portion going to Family Care Center)

Sign up for classes (held at Quilters Square  859-278-5010):

    • Crumb Quilting, CANCELED: March 15 (2-5 pm) – more info  
    • Spontaneous Log Cabin, March 16 (9am-12 noon ) – more info
    • Split Personality, March 16 (1-4 pm) – more info

Come join us March 14, 2020!

See or download a one-page poster for Quilters Day Out

Cathy Geier classes June 12-13, 2019

Quilters Guild of the Bluegrass is sponsoring two classes by Cathy Geier on June 12 and 13, 2019.

Class information is below.  One of each (there are several) are pictured above.

Landscape Scenes

Forest Scenes

Attached are two documents outlining the classes and projects Cathy Geier will be teaching. Please review and let Mary Clendeninn or Mary Beth Dunn know which project you would like to do. All prices include cost of class $35 and the kit. If you want to take the class and not buy the kit (bring your own fabric), then the cost will be $35.

Sign up sheets were available at the April meeting. We will need to know by mid May what classes you will be taking. This will allow Cathy to make the necessary kits for the classes. Please remember to invite a friend to attend the class with you. Fee for non members will be $10 more per class.

If you have any questions, please fee free to contact Mary Clendininn at 808.651.3981.

Mary Neely Clendeninn

Quilters’ Day Out is Saturday March 16, 2019

Quilters’ Day Out is Saturday March 16, 2019.
Celebrate National Quilting Day with Quilters’ Day Out!

There will be Quilt Displays, Vendors, Door Prizes, and More!
Food available from J. Render’s Southern Table

Featured Guest Speaker: Barbara Cline – Author, Designer Delightfulpiecing.com

Saturday March 16, 2019
9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Fayette County Extension Office
1140 Harry Sykes Way (Formerly Red Mile Place)
Lexington, KY 40504

— $5 Registration Fee (with a portion going to God’s Pantry)

Confirmed Vendors include:

  • Birdsong Quilting and Crafts (Georgetown, KY)
  • Bluegrass Quilt Appraisal (Lexington, KY)
  • Cozy Quilter (Louisville, KY)
  • Intarsia Wood Art by Douglas Dahlman (Lexington, KY)
  • Franklin Quilt Company (Franklin, TN)
  • In Stitches (Lebanon, TN)
  • Pat Isaman Baskets (Lexington, KY)
  • Quilters’ Square (Lexington, KY)
  • Sew-A-Lot (Lexington, KY)

(Vendor list updated 3/1/2019)

Come join us March 16, 2019!

Quilters Day Out is Saturday March 17, 2018

Quilter’s Day Out is Saturday March 17.
News from previous newsletters about QDO:

The quilts from the KHQS – President’s Challenge will be on display at QDO. The KHQS challenge was to create a St. Patrick’s or Green-themed quilt. Any of our Guild members can also bring a quilt that fits in that category. Another challenge that was presented at last years’ QDO was to make a quilt from any pattern/kit/fabric bought at the 2016 QDO and show it at the 2017 QDO. Further information about vendors etc. will be forthcoming.

The 2017 QDO speaker will be guild member, Mary Beth Dunn.

Location:
Fayette County Extension Office
1140 Harry Sykes Way (Formerly Red Mile Place)
Lexington, KY 40504

— $5 Registration Fee ($1 goes to God’s Pantry)

— JRenders BBQ Food Truck Onsite

— Quilting/Sewing Vendors Onsite

— Support/Shop Our Vendors

— Registration Begins at 9:00 AM

— Program Begins at 10:00 AM

— Door Prizes/Goodie Bags

— Speaker: Marybeth Dunn (Trunk Show/Presentation)

— Kentucky Heritage Quilt Society Quilt Display

— Precut fabric/sewing machines will be available to sew a block to donate to Quilts of Valor

— Bring a Red, White or Blue Fat Quarter to Donate to Quilts of Valor

— 2 Fat Quarter Drawings (Bring a Solid/Blender fat quarter and a Batik fat quarter to enter your name to win one of the drawings. 1 winner for all Batiks, 1 winner for all Solids/Blenders)

Come join us March 17, 2018!