Canceled: Community Quilting Bee cancelled until further notice
Sadly we have to cancel due to concerns over the rapid spread of COVID-19, the respiratory illness caused by the coronavirus.
We did did not take the decision lightly. It was made out of deep concern for the health and well-being of our fellow quilt friends and the simple reason that we do not want be the cause of spreading this disease further.
Community Quilting Day (CQD)
Are you interested in meeting other quilters? How about learning new techniques, sharing experiences and growing as a quilter all while making a table runner?
Then the Community Quilting Day is for you !
Kits will be provided (to include fabrics and batting).
A Basic Sewing Kit (hand sewing needles, fabric and paper scissors, straight pins, seam ripper, measuring tape,a few small spools of basic colors, Optional: a needle threader, thimble) will be the responsibility of participants.
Members of the Blacksburg Quilting Party will share information about their group and quilting knowledge in this casual setting. Hand and machine work are welcome!
Co-sponsored by TQP and Blacksburg Library CQD is open to everyone.
1 - 4 pm
Community Room, Blacksburg Library,
200 Miller Street, Blacksburg, VA
Contact Paula or Gloria
Future Meetings - topics:
Dates currently cancelled, new dates TBD
January 19 - Discover the components of a basic sewing kit
February 16 – Kits for table runners will be distributed; topic is: how to read a pattern
March 15 – Rotary cutting tools and techniques
April 19 – Hand piecing
May 17 – Machine piecing
June 21 - Squaring up blocks
July 19 - how to add borders
August 16 - How to make a quilt sandwich
September 20 – quilting through three layers
October 18 – Binding Basics
November 15 – How to add a hanging sleeves to your quilt
December 13 – Create a label to document your quilt