Christ Our Savior Lutheran Church
Hwy 72, Loudon
(one mile west of Hwy 444, Tellico Pkwy)
Date: 2nd Friday of the month
Time: 9:15 AM social time, 9:45 meeting
Dues: $25.00 annually (no proration)
We welcome guests to our general meetings however there may be a $5 guest fee for some speaker programs. Check the program listing for those scheduled dates.
Welcome to the Village Quilters Website
Located in Loudon, Tennessee, The Village Quilters guild has over 300 current members. We meet the second Friday morning of every month. Meetings begin at 9:45 a.m. with socializing starting at 9:15. Come and join us and see that quilting is more than what your grandmother used to do!
This year we had 31 entries for the 2013 AQS challenge. The theme was "Monograms". The judge was Tone Haugan-Cogburn. Congratulations to all the entrants and to the winners. A big thank you to Nancy Kessler for collecting so many prizes and making this year's AQS Guild Challenge a success. Nancy included a stamped addressed envelope and paper with some of the gifts. If you chose a gift with an envelope, please send a thank you note to the vendor. The winners are:
1st Place: Pam George
2nd Place: Diana Ferguson
3rd Place: Christine GlazarThe 8 quilts chosen to be submitted to the AQS Ultimate Guild Challenge were made by: Pam George, Diana Ferguson, Christine Glazar, Louise Ragle, Claudia Nicholson, Pat Schwartz, Arliss Barber and Linda Arbuckle, Marcia Tashenberger, and the two alternates are Cindy Buol and Penny Quick. See a slideshow of the quilts under the More tab, then select Photo Gallery.
Viewer's Choice: Barbara Jones
Click here to see the Village Quilters 2012 Year in Review
25th Anniversary Quilt Hanging in POA Office
Slide Show Below
(76" Wide by 62" High)
Hand appliquéd, machine appliquéd, and machine pieced by:
Village Quilters, Loudon, Tennessee, 2012.
Long-arm machine quilted by J. J. Shay.
Members of Village Quilters who worked on this quilt are:
Cindy Buol, Sharon Clayton, Janey Coombes, Kathy Fisher, Ginny Hatfield, Anna Kelly, Shirley Kervin, Joyce Knauff, Judith Kubesh, Harriet Lewis, Toni Manley, Cathie Peterson, Rose Remund, J. J. Shay, Charlotte Soltman, Sandy Stechmesser, and Pat Ziobro.
Carol Wysocki, a long-time Village Quilter and former Board member, is leaving us for Wisconsin. We thank her for her generous participation in guild activities during her many years of involvement. Carol, you'll be missed!
Guild Luncheon and Quilt Challenge: Friday, June 14. We will have an abbreviated business meeting in the church sanctuary and the luncheon will be held in the fellowship hall, where our meetings are usually held. Still need to make your luncheon reservation? Please contact Nancy Brackett or Sandy Stechmesser.
Check out this year's Quilt Challenge Rules. Quilts are due May 31. You do not need to enter the challenge in order to donate a quilt to the Child Advocacy Center (CAC).
Make plans for the East Tennessee Shop Hop, June 6 - 15.
Our next fabric exchange will be 30's and 40's reproduction fabrics, due at the July 12 meeting.
KUDOS TO OUR MEMBERS
Congratulations to Rose Remund and Jan Wass for winning awards at the recent Smoky Mountain Quilt Guild show in Maryville.
Claudia Nicholson's wall quilt entry, "Frogs and Dragonflies," was juried into the AQS Paducah show for April, 2013! This is the first time Claudia entered this show. Congratulations!
Have you had a quilt juried into a show or won an award, or do you know of another guild member who has? If so, please contact the web editor so we can share successes here.