Southern Comforters Quilt Guild of Bowie, Maryland

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The Southern Comforters Quilt Guild of Bowie, Maryland was formed in 1982. The purpose of the guild is to promote the appreciation of the rich heritage of quilting through educational opportunites by presenting speakers, workshops and other activities related to quilt making. Many of our activities combine our love of quilting with community service. Quilts and quilting encourages expressions of individualism, creativity, knowledge, and enthusiasm which are shared with others. We welcome guests as we provide a gathering place to promote fellowship with those who share a common interest. Take part in our guild and share our love of quilts and help to promote quilting for future generations. Meetings are held on the second and fourth Wednesday of the month at the Christian Community Presbyterian Church, 3120 Belair Drive in Bowie, Maryland. We start at 7:30 pm, doors open at 7:00 pm to socialize.

Happy Quilting!!

The Best Little Quilt Show in Maryland

Save the Dates
Saturday, March 22, 2014 (10 am - 5 pm)
Sunday, March 23, 2014 (11 am - 4 pm)

Admission Fee $7 - save $1 with a donation of canned goods to benefit the Bowie Food Pantry

Click here to meet our 2014 Featured Quilter

Silent Auction | Members Quilts |Demonstrations (click here)| Vendors | Refreshments

Professional Quilt Appraisal by Phyllis Twigg Hatcher| Appraisal cost $50 | To schedule an appraisal please
contact QuilterMary at Keep me in Quilts

Location C. Elizabeth Rieg Special Center | 15542 Peach Walker Drive | Bowie MD
Free parking | Handicapped accessible

2014 Raffle Quilt

























Demonstrations

Saturday, March 22nd
11:00 - Barbara Dahlberg - Bobbin stitching with decorative threads - Sewing with decorative threads in the bobbin.
12:00 - Margy Hill - Floor Quilts - Examples & techniques for designing floor quilts using the book by Ellen Highsmith Silver.
1:00 - Wendy Allen - Portrait Quilts - Ideas, tools & techniques for creating portrait art quilts.
2:00 - Charlotte Kieliszek - Getting Organized - Organizing your stash and/or sewing room.
3:00 - Dawn Stewart - Gizmos, Gadgets and Tools of the Trade - Favorite quilters' tools and toys, & tips and tricks for how to use them.

Sunday, March 23rd
12:00 - Rebecca White - Woven Quilts - How to weave strips of fabric and create a quilt.
1:00 - Misty Cole - Quilt as You Go - Methods for quilting all of your layers together, as you are piecing your quilt and then assembling the quilted pieces.
2:00 - Jean Dwyer - Karla Anderson's Spider Web Ruler - The Spider Web ruler can be used for cutting units in several sizes for the spider web,
floating spider web, 4 pointed star, and the kaleidoscope blocks along with wedges.

2007 | This page last updated on February 2014.