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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 $10 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 workshops, as a courtesy to those with allergies or sensitivities. Thank You!

Questions?  Contact Pam George.

2018 Workshops

April 19th, 9 - 4

Central Park Sling Bag
with Pat Bilski

This bag is perfect for shopping or running errands -- it's a "hands-free" style bag.  Outside are a large open pocket and a zippered pocket.  Perfect for keys or your cell.  Inside is a another zippered pocket.  It also includes a long adjustable strap & zip top. Finished Size: 9"W x 11"H x 3"D

May 17th, 9-4

Petal Purse

with Nancy Fischer

This is a delightful and easy to construct purse that consists of 4 "petal" shaped pieces of fabric.

You may want to make several in different colors and for holiday and seasonal use. You can use matching fabric for all four petals or matching for two of the petals and solid for the other two petals; you can quilt the petals or "crazy" quilt the petals; use selvages for the petals; you can use matching colors for two petals and solid colors for the other two petals. 

July 21st; 9-4

Leaf Pounding

With B.J. Pierce

In this class you will create imprints of flowers and leaves by pounding the specimens on treated muslin. The imprint will be left for you to quilt around a create a one of a kind mini quilt.

Special Workshops by Members

Quilting 101 with Arliss Barber

A thorough introduction to quilting, or a wonderful review. 

Contact Arliss Barber at for upcoming 2018 classes or see list below.

March 24 Class 1 & 2, 9-5

March 29 Class 3, 9-6

March 31 Class 4, 9-5

April 4 Class 5, 1-7

April 11 Class 6, 5:30-8:30

Aug 25 Class 1 & 2, 9-5

Aug 30 Class 3, 9-6

Sept 5 Class 4, 1-7

Sept 6 Class 5, 9-4

Sept 29 Class 6, 9-3

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
NOTE:  The April 19th class has been cancelled.  The class will be offered on Nov. 15th.

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),