Welcome to the Village Quilters Website
We are a 501(c)3 organization.
Located in Loudon, Tennessee, The Village Quilters guild has over 300 current members -- from all over east Tennessee.
We welcome guests to our general  meetings, so check the
program listing for what's coming soon.

Throughout our site, you'll find we offer many opportunities for education and community service. So come and join us -- you'll see that quilting is more than what your grandmother used to do!

GENERAL MEETINGS

Christ Our Savior Lutheran  Church

260 Wade Road West

Loudon, TN 37774

(one mile west of Hwy 444, Tellico Pkwy)


Date:   2nd Friday of the month

               Time:   9:15 AM social time, 9:30 meeting

      Dues:  $25 annually  (no proration, Full Membership)


CLASSES and WORKSHOPS

Chota Rec Center

145 Awohili Drive

Loudon, TN 37774

What's Coming Up?

June Luncheon

Reservations can still be made to attend the June Luncheon (June 9th after the Guild meeting) until May 26th.  The cost is $15 paid by check and made out to Village Quilters.  If unable to attend the May meeting, mail the check to:

Jane Salmon

209 Kiowa Point

Loudon  37774.

The Grab Bag Challenge quilts will be on display.

 

Directions from our meeting to the First Baptist Church Tellico Village where the luncheon will be held are:

  • Right on 72E
  • Left on Tellico Parkway  (Route 444)
  • Left on Chota Road  (at the traffic light)
  • 0.2 miles on the left
2017 Guild Bus Trips
Our bus trip coordinator, Barbara Craig, has 2 trips planned for us this year. Click HERE for complete information.

2017 Quilt Shows Around the Country
Our Events tab has updated information about major quilt shows around the country this year. If your travel plans take you to any of these locations, here's your opportunity for more things to do. AND if you have shows to add, just send a note to your webmaster.

June 9 Guild Meeting

June Luncheon
On Friday, June 9th, we'll have our regular business meeting at the Lutheran Church and them move to the Baptist Church for our spring luncheon. It's going to be so exciting to see what everyone has created for our Grab Bag Challenge. See you there!
See article at left for signup information and directions.

Bleeding Fabrics and Bleeding Quilts

Ever had this problem??? Go to our Quilting Resources page and take a look at the article at the bottom of the list for help resolving this annoying issue. And while you're there, take a look at all the other goodies on that page. It's all accessible using the Quilting Resources button at the bottom of this page.

Baby Wraps for Newborns in Need
Update:  The Divas Bee (and others) have made 69 baby wraps for Newborns in Need!

April 14 Guild Meeting Recap

If you were at our April meeting, how many of these hats did you see? Are YOU one of these beauties? Our Easter bonnets were spectacular!! Thanks to all who participated.
Congratulation to Helen Willis and Judy Egan


Helen Willis's quilt won ”Best of Show - Machine Workmanship” at A Mountain Quiltfest in Pigeon Forge. It was quilted by Judy Egan. Here are some pictures of their beautiful work!
Quilts of Valor News
Arliss Barber of The Village Quilters presented a Quilt of Valor to Don Ritchey who served as a Corporal in the US Army from October of 1950 till July of 1952 with a 21-month tour in Korea during the Korean War. Mr. Ritchey's family has a long and interesting local history -- one of the major roads in our Tellico Village Community bears their name. Corporal Ritchey served with the 3rd Infantry Division, 2nd Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, G Company. Many thanks for his valuable service to our Country!




In early March, Leslie Phillips, Rita Hollenbacher, and Linda Arbuckle had the honor or representing the guild at the Tellico Lake American Legion.  The Legion Post presented a check to us for the Quilts of Valor.  Our reps were touched to hear a few of their members tell the importance of quilts they have previously received. 





March 2, 2017;  Tellico Lake American Legion Post #256 presented Village Quilters with a check for Quilts of Valor.  

Pictured:  Commander Vic Vickery, Leslie Phillips, Rita Hollenbacher and Linda Arbuckle

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