Supply Lists


Workshops are on the 3rd and/or 4th Thursday of each month.

The Chota Quilt Room opens at 8 am so 

you can be ready for class to begin promptly at 9.

145 Awohili Drive

 Loudon, TN 37774

A charge of $5 will be collected for each workshop.  The deadline for a refund is the day of the guild meeting prior to the workshop. Full Membership is required for participation.

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

Questions?  Contact Peg Purdue.
September 21

Tumbling Triangles
with Anita Chaisty

Learn how to make this great display of tumbling triangles - only 40" by 40" - but the pattern has 6 sizes ranging from a small wallhanging to queen size. Made with Deb Tucker's V-Block ruler, which will give you a jump start to use this ruler in many more projects.
See pre-work button to prepare fabrics for class.
Pattern is required and will be available for purchase for $10 in class, and ruler also will be available for purchase.
September 28

Stained Glass Wallhanging
with Anna Kelly

October 19

Pouch Handbag

with Debra Wardell

This smart looking purse is easy to make and very functional. The inside is fully lined and the purse features a back pocket. Use any standard zipper and find out how easy it is to put a zipper in using Lazy Girl's trademark easy zipper technique. This pattern is a "Fat Quarter Cutie" and can be made from fat quarter cuts of fabric.
Finished size: Approximately 7 x 9".
Pattern is $10 and is available at Gina's Bernina.

October 26

Christmas Tablerunner
with Rita Hollenbacher
November 16

Petal Purse
with Nancy Fischer

Special Workshops by Members

Quilting 101 with Arliss Barber

A thorough introduction to quilting, or a wonderful review. 

Contact Arliss Barber at for upcoming 2017 classes or see list below.

Session 3:

Thursday, Aug 10, 9:30-5:30, class 1 & 2

Saturday, Aug 12, 9:30-5:30, class 3

Saturday, Aug 19, 1-6, class 4

Saturday, Aug 26, 9:30-3:30, class 5

Thursday, Aug 31, 9:30-3:30, class 6

Private Quilting Lessons with Anna Kelly

PRIVATE QUILTING LESSONS IN YOUR HOME OR MINE WITH ONE-ON-ONE INSTRUCTION:  We will develop a personalized curriculum to meet your specific goals, work at your pace, and move on only when you are ready for the next step.  I can provide a basic project to get you started or we can work on a project of your choosing.  I have been quilting for over 30 years and have taught in many venues in and around Knoxville.  Call me if you have questions or to arrange a time that fits your schedule.  Anna Kelly, 865-458-1813 or
Tuffet Classes

Tuffet Classes offered at my house or yours - invite a couple of friends for an afternoon of fun!

Bring 24 strips of fabric cut 3"x18-22" and your cutting and sewing equipment and go home with a tuffet in less than 3 hours!

Cost:  $25 for class and $60 for Tuffet Kit = $85

Contact Helen Willis

Quilting, Needle Tatting, & Crocheting Classes
with Monica Schmidt
A series of "Basic Skills in Quilting" classes are offered, usually as 3-hour sessions, with each class focusing on a specific skill for beginner to intermediate quilters.

Classes are also available on Needle Tatting (beginner, with emphasis on jewelry) and Crocheting (beginner to intermediate).

Additional class titles, descriptions, and photos of class projects are available at:
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Classes are taught for small groups or as private lessons. Usually classes are taught in Knoxville or Oak Ridge, but other locations can be set up.

Contact:  Monica Schmidt, 865-406-3971 (cell),

Upcoming Classes:
Friday, 8/04/17, Log Cabin Quilt Block Class (accurate rotary cutting &
2 separate sessions are scheduled for 10:00 am - 2:00 pm (with break for
lunch), and 2:00 - 5:00 pm in west Knoxville

Tuesday, 8/15/17, Making the Continuous-Cut Bias Binding Strip Class
9:30 am - 12:30 pm in west Knoxville

Tuesday, 8/22/17, Binding the Edge of the Quilt
9:30 am - 2:30 pm in west Knoxville (includes lunch break)