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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.  
  • For NON-MEMBERS, if there is a guest speaker, 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 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. and full day classes are from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 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 Cathie Peterson or Shirley Kervin, Programs -  Hosting Chairpersons

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, November 8
with Kathy McNeil

"How Quilting Makes You Smarter, Healthier, Richer, and More Fun"

With a sense of humor, real scientific studies support all the benefits to a creative quilting life. Quilting is not just fun-it's good for you! Come learn how creativity in your work affects every aspect of your life. Leave with some very good reasons why you should never feel guilty about fabric shopping. This lecture is fun and educational, with plenty of award winning techniques. When we are most playful we can find our artistic voices. 
Thursday Class
November 7, 9:30 - 4:30
Landscape Quilting
$65, including pattern

Discover the secrets that will help you realistically capture the beauty of nature. Learn to create depth and dimension in your pattern with simple tricks of fabric choices. Play with fabric paints to create those realistic hi-lights and shadows. Kathy will demonstrate a mix of appliqué techniques! Begin the journey of landscape quilting working on your pattern.

Questions about this class? Contact Cathie Peterson.
Friday PM Class
November 8, 1:30 - 4:30
Art Media
$50, including kit

This playful art sampler workshop will introduce you to the joys of using different art media to enhance your quilting projects. Practice painted appliqué on your pre-printed parrot blocks. Kathy will demonstrate, metallic Tsukineko inks, Inktense pencils, transparent water color paint crayons for shading and creating gradations, opaque paints, discharging color, and foiling. We will discuss how best to use each of these wonderful options on our art quilts.

Includes pre-printed parrot block on Kona Cotton, set of 6 Inktense pencils, 2 fabric brushes, Foil, cotton sateen square for alcohol inks, and a sealed container of fabric medium.

Besides the kit, you'll need a small container for water to wash brushes, 2 paper towels and note paper and pen. That's it!

Questions about this class? Contact Cathie Peterson.
General Meeting
Holiday Luncheon

Friday, December 13

Tickets are $14 and are available at our November guild meeting.