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Programs and Classes

Please do not wear perfume or cologne when attending classes, as a courtesy to those with allergies or sensitivities. Thank You!


  • Check back on this page often, as the information and dates may change!
  • For non-members, there is a $5 Limited Membership fee for Meeting Programs.  If there is a national  guest speakers, there is a $10 Limited Membership fee. 
  • There is a charge for all classes and Full Membership is required.
  • Classes are held at the Chota Quilt Room located at 145 Awohili Drive, Loudon, TN.
  • Half day classes are from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. and full day classes are from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., unless noted.
  • Cancellations with full refund are accepted up to 2 weeks prior to the class date.                       If you must cancel within the 2 weeks prior to class, there are no refunds.


Questions? Contact Colleen Verbeke, Programs Chairperson.

Programs History

Interested in a trip down memory lane? Click on the button at left to see a comprehensive listing of prior speakers, programs and classes.

Perhaps you have a speaker to suggest -- just check the list to see if she or he has been here before. If not, let the Program Booking chairperson know!

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


Thursday Full Day Class

August 9th


Fearless Free Motion Quilting


Learn to free motion quilt in a supportive and fun atmosphere.  She will bring numerous quilts, photos and samples to illustrate what is taught in class.  The class will work on 5 beautiful and fun motifs that you can put on your own quilts using your home sewing machine!

Class fee is $45

Friday Half Day Class

August 10th


Daisy Fill Topper


Fearless Free Motion and Cut work to create an adorable table topper.  


This easy and versatile technique can be used in many ways in quilting, garments and dome decorations.


For beginners and experienced quilters.

Class fee is $25


General Meeting

Friday, September 14th

Lunn Fabrics "Batiks"


The owners of Lunn Fabrics will be sharing their experience on the making of commercial Batik fabrics.  They will be bringing along many of their unique fabrics.


Their website is:  Lunnfabrics.com 

October 13th - 14th  Village Quilters Quilt Show


General Meeting

Friday, November 9th

Karla Alexander


"Lift the Quilts 

Out of the Stash"


Karla Alexander is a quilt designer and author.  Look at your fabric in a whole new way!  Take small or bold steps as you learn to work with your fabric and create your own methods and styles.

Karla's website is:  SaginawStreetQuilts.com




Thursday Full Day Class

November 8th


Summer Solstice


"Yes--this quilt stretches tradition a bit--but not as much as you might imagine!"  Karla Alexander will lead you through the creation of blocks and you get to determine the final layout.  The possibilities are endless!


Pre-cut each of the 8 light and 8 dark fabrics for the block into 10"x10" squares (4 from each color) to total 64 squares.




Friday Half Day Class

November 9th


Red Onion


Sewing circles has never been so much fun!  No worries if you've never sewn curves before OR if you prefer straight seams!  You will leave this workshop a master of curves!


Select a combination of your three favorite colors in an equal number of light, medium and darks.


Pre-cut each of the 12 batiks for the blocks into a total of 36 squares, 12" by 12" each.




December 14th Luncheon