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!


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)


Chota Rec Center

145 Awohili Drive

Loudon, TN 37774

What's Coming Up?
 Save the Date

The Village Quilters, Inc.
2018 Quilt Show
Chota Rec Center
October 13-14, 2018
2018 Quilt Show Judging Categories
Click here for a list of the categories for our 2018 Quilt Show as well as a list of the awards that will be presented. Then get inspired and get going!!
Items needed for The Neighborhood Bee

The Neighborhood Bee needs the following items for Memory quilts:

Buttons, small zippers, Velcro, shoe laces, ribbon, trims with texture.  Also flannel or Minky squares of 20” or more. These items can be put in a box in the Quilt Room.  Thank you.

Missing Village Quilters Library Books
Did you borrow a book from our Quilt Guild Library? We hope that you enjoyed it and are able to return it so others may also enjoy it.  Please check our extensive list of missing books to see if one of them happens to be mixed in with your stash.  Thank you!!  Click here.

General Meeting

Friday, August 10th

Jenny K. Lyon

"Quilting is a Contact Sport"

A sometimes humorous look at how quilting affects our lives and relationships.  Includes a trunk show of award-winning garments and quilts.

"Tackle" Free Motion Quilting with Jenny. 

"Really all we're doing when we free motion quilt is using thread, fabric and machine to quilt--no big deal." 

Are you up for her "21 Days to Successful Free Motion Quilting" Challenge?

Jenny's website is quiltskipper.com

Please visit us on Facebook -  The Village Quilters of Loudon County

AQS Challenge Winners for 2018


 AQS has announced that the jury has accepted our guild members’ entries for further consideration in the 2018 AQS QuiltWeek® Contest in Grand Rapids, Michigan August 22 – 25, 2018.

These Village Quilters Guild members are to be congratulated on their accomplishment. They made it into the Grand Rapid Show and competed in the AQS Challenge.

1.Sandra Black - also Viewer’s Choice Award

2.Anna Kelly

3.Pam George

4.Claudia Nicholson

5.Sharon Blanton

6.Joyce Petitjean 

7.Susan Prince

8.Penny Quick

1st Alternate: Lisa Jackson


Leslie Ann Phillips



President's Quilt goes to Paducah

Helen Willis, past president of the Village Quilters, would like to thank everyone to helped her make this beautiful quilt titled "Moms & Babes".  It was recently shown at Paducah.

Village Quilters Named Volunteer of the Year

Under the direction of our President, Rita Hollenbacher, and the outstanding leadership of Community Service chairs Carolyn Hampson and Deanna Ferry, the Village Quilters have been awarded 2017 VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR by CARIS Healthcare. The award write up is available HERE.

UT Cancer Institute Quilt Delivery

Leslie Ann Phillips delivered 10 Community Service Quilts to the University of Tennessee Cancer Institute.  She is seen here presenting them to Heather (coordinator).

Gatlinburg Quilt Delivery

On Dec 20th, Ann Davidson and Claudia Nicholson delivered bags and bags of quilts to Pi Beta Phi school in Gatlinburg.  The quilts were given to the school counselor, Carrie Williams, to distribute to the children who lost everything in the recent fire.


Ann comments, "I am so proud to be a part of Village Quilters. Thank you, a million times, to all those who jumped in and helped us get these quilts to the children before Christmas.“

Member Makes Cover of 

"American Patchwork & Quilting" Magazine

Village Quilter's Member, Cindy Blackberg, made the April cover of the April "American Patchwork and Quilting" magazine.  Her quilt was also featured on the cover 19 years ago and was voted by the readers as one of their favorite quilts in celebration of AP&Q's 25th anniversary.  This quilt was made by hand and machine and hand quilted.

Photo used with permission of "American Patchwork & Quilting" magazine. 


Member Has Quilt Published in "Easy Quilts" Magazine

Village Quilter's Member, Rachel Hayes, has her quilt, "Carnival Ride" featured in the upcoming summer issue of "Easy Quilts" magazine. She enjoys keeping up on the happenings of the Village Quilters and enjoys the quilters newsletters.  

Photos used with permission of "Easy Quilts" magazine.

Carson Springs Retreat Center Receives Quilt

The Newbies Bee made a quilt for the Carson Springs Retreat Center. It was a group effort, including Tom Kenney's lettering!

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