Supply Lists


Unless specified below, workshops are on the 3rd and/or 4th Thursday of each month 

in Chota A.

The Chota Quilt Room opens at 8 am so 

you can be ready for class to begin promptly at 9:30.

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!

Workshop questions?  Contact Pat Bilski 865-657-9579 or 856-765-7512 .
2021 Workshops

No workshops in December

December 16 - Sit & Sew at Chota

December 23 - Sit & Sew at Chota

2022 Workshops

January 20

Triangle Frenzy Runner
with Pat Bilski

This table runner is made from a Border Stripe fabric.  Don’t let the Christmas version sway you:  there are many beautiful border stripes readily available.  Your local quilt shop can advise you as to what fabrics are suitable. This is a gorgeous runner that is much easier than it looks.  The quilting is very simple too!

Pattern required: "Triangle Frenzy Runner" by Bunnie Cleland. To purchase it, click HERE.

Below are some examples of border stripe fabrics.

January 27

FREE Boutique Sit 'n Sew

Fold-It-Hold-It Bag

Come to this FREE workshop and make these EASY, clever, and adorable little bags for our 2022 Quilt Show Boutique. All bags made in this workshop will be donated to the boutique.

NOTE: Not only is this boutique workshop FREE, but the fabric, pattern, AND LUNCH will be provided by the boutique committee. Just bring your machine and sewing supplies!

February 17

Chocolate Easter Bunny

with Sandy Stechmesser

This adorable chocolate bunny is made from log cabin blocks.  Add some appliqué for the cutest Easter design ever!  This can be a table runner or small wall hanging. 

 February 24

FREE Boutique Sit 'n Sew

Owl Placemats

Everyone loves fresh placemats and these will sell quickly at our 2022 Quilt Show Boutique. They're easy to make so plan to attend. All placemats will be donated to the boutique. 

March 17

with Diana Bishop 

One jelly roll and 1 and 1 /2 yards of background fabric will make this beautiful 58 X 65 inch quilt. It goes quickly  using the Strip Tube ruler.  Diana will have some patterns and rulers available in class.  Be sure and do the pre-sewing so you’ll be ready to cut.


March 24

Boutique Sit & Sew

Folded Star Hot Pad

Special Workshops by Members

Quilting 101 with Arliss Barber

A thorough introduction to quilting, or a wonderful review.

Contact Arliss Barber at

Session 1

April 7, Thursday  9-5

April 9, Saturday  9-4

April 16, Saturday  9-4

April 21, Thursday  9-4

April 23, Saturday  9-3

                                                                   April 28, Thursday  9-4

Session 2

July 28, Thursday 9-5

July 30, Saturday 9-5

August 4, Thursday 9-5

August 6, Saturday 9-3

August 13, Saturday 9-4

August 20, Saturday 9-4

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