Palmetto Quilt Guild Incorporated

PROMOTING THE ART OF QUILTING IN THE SOUTH CAROLINA LOWCOUNTRY

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Join the September 17th

"ZOOM" Guild Meeting!

We will hold our September 17th Guild meeting using Zoom video conferencing.

1:00 PM  

September PROGRAM:    

"Challenge Yourself"

By Mel Beach

Discover the world of Quilt Challenges and the many opportunities awaiting you (and your quilts!). Join me as I recount my adventures (including a few misadventures) while participating in quilt challenges at both the local and national/international level. I hope to inspire you by sharing my own quilts and their stories, along with tips/tricks that I hope will inspire and encourage you to enter your own quilts, regardless of style or level of experience/skill! Presentation includes a slide show followed by a trunk show including 25+ of my challenge quilts.

Speaker Background:

Mel Beach is a San Jose, CA based quilt artist, teacher and lecturer, who breaks away from tradition by adding her own modern, beautifully textured and colorful twists. She loves stretching her creativity through her completion of 80+ quilt challenges at the local and international level. Her quilts draw upon her inquisitive nature of asking "What If?", “Why Not?”, working in a series, comedy improv studies, along with her love of nature, photography and sketching.

Mel is passionate about teaching/lecturing, with a focus on quilting on a domestic machine and modern quilting techniques. Starting in 2016, Mel has taught for quilt shops, guilds and quilt shows throughout CA, with engagements in OR, WA, NV, NB, and NY, and several large venues: Road to California, Pacific International Quilt Festival, and Craft Napa.

Her quilts have been exhibited locally, juried into national quilt shows and traveling exhibits, published in books/magazines, earned awards/ribbons and selected as Finalists. She is a Michael Miller Brand Ambassador and AccuQuilt GO! Getter. Mel was featured on Quilting Arts TV (series 2500 and 2600) and The Quilt Show with Alex Anderson and Ricky Tims (episode 2112), and has published articles with Quilting Arts Magazine and The Craft Industry Alliance.


Upcoming events


Mel Beach Online Workshop

MODERN DESIGNS & TECHNIQUES:

A SLICE OF IMPROV VIRTUAL WORKSHOP

September 18, 2020

 ZOOM Workshop

9:00 am to 3:30 pm


Let’s explore improvisational piecing one slice at a time! We’ll warm up with the basic Slice and Insert technique and then ask "What if...?" and introduce simple variations that lead to exciting design opportunities. Bring your scraps and learn how improvisational piecing is freeing, forgiving and FUN!

Members $40

Non Members $45

Class Limit 20 Attendees

Workshop Registration Form.pdf

Mail your checks and registration form to Palmetto Quilt Guild, PO Box 21558, Hilton Head Island, SC 29925 and then email  Teri Levin at (tzlevin@gmail.com) to be added to the workshop list.

Upcoming events

    • 22 Sep 2020
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (EDT)
    • ZOOM Meeting

    The Palmetto Quilt Guild's Board of Directors meets the fourth Tuesday of each month, except in July and November.

    Meeting begin at 10 AM.  The meeting location alternates between the  Palmetto Electric New River in Hardeeville and the Hargray Community Room on HHI.Meeting begin at 10 AM.  

    Any Palmetto Quilt Guild member is welcome to attend.


    • 15 Oct 2020
    • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM (EDT)
    • ZOOM Meeting

    October 15, 2020 Guild Meeting

    ZOOM Meeting


    PQG Guild Meeting: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Speaker:     Becky Goldsmith 

    Lecture:  A PRACTICAL APPROACH TO COLOR

    You walk around with your eyes open - but how much do you really see? It's amazing what you can learn about color just by paying attention! I'll share with you what I've figured out about color over the years and how you can use this knowledge in your own quilts.





    • 16 Oct 2020
    • 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM (EDT)
    • ZOOM Workshop

    Becky Goldsmith Workshop

    Tile Tango — Hand Applique Class

    October 16, 2020

    Online Workshop

    9:00 am to 3:30 pm 


    This needleturn hand applique class focuses on invisible applique techniques. Excellent class for beginners. All skill levels welcome.

    Each flower rests on an 8" x 8" block. Four 8" blocks are sewn together to make the larger 16" block. You will work on one 8” block in class. The block pattern (from the book, The Quilter's Practical Guide to Color) is provided in class.

    TileTango-SupplyList.pdf

    *  We will begin the day with a short class introduction by Becky on Zoom or similar meeting platform after which students can access the videos that make up the class.

    *  Students can text or email questions to Becky in real time for the duration of the class period. She will be happy to answer questions after that, but it could take a bit for me to respond.

    *  Access to the workshop videos will extend for a period of 1 week.

    *  Handout will be distributed by Teri Levin ahead of class time.

    *  A week or two before class Becky will send videos to students on how to choose colors, how to make templates and how to make the overlay so that is all done before class.

    *  Becky's online classes are protected by copyright. Screen recording and/or sharing video links is prohibited.

    Members $40

    Non Members $45

    Workshop Registration Form.pdf

    Mail your checks and registration form to Palmetto Quilt Guild, PO Box 21558, Hilton Head Island, SC 29925 and then email  Teri Levin at (tzlevin@gmail.com) to be added to the workshop list.

    • 27 Oct 2020
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (EDT)
    • ZOOM Meeting

    The Palmetto Quilt Guild's Board of Directors meets the fourth Tuesday of each month, except in July and November.

    Meeting begin at 10 AM.  The meeting location alternates between Palmetto Electric New River in Hardeeville and the Hargray Community Room on HHI.

    Any Palmetto Quilt Guild member is welcome to attend.


    • 24 Nov 2020
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (EST)

    The Palmetto Quilt Guild's Board of Directors meets the fourth Tuesday of each month, except in July and November.

    Meeting begin at 10 AM.  The meeting location alternates between Palmetto Electric New River in Hardeeville and the Hargray Community Room on HHI.Meeting begin at 10 AM.  

    Any Palmetto Quilt Guild member is welcome to attend.




OUTREACH PROJECT

for our Medical and First Responder Heroes!

There is a shortage of face masks, not just locally, but across the country.  We have joined the fight against COVID19 by making face masks to help protect our medical and first responder heroes!  These fabric masks can be worn over the special N95 mask to give it more longevity since the fabric face mask can easily be removed and washed.  They can also be worn by anyone who is coughing and sneezing to help minimize the spread of their germs.

Instructions for Making Masks: Instructions for making masks.pdf

Drop Off Locations:  The masks will be donated to local facilities first and then to other areas that are in need.  The list will be updated as we identify additional facilities. Drop Off Locations.pdf




3,000 MASKS AND COUNTING!

Thank you to all the Guild members who have made masks for our community!





ABOUT PQG

The Palmetto Quilt Guild, Incorporated is a South Carolina nonprofit corporation dedicated to promoting and preserving the art of quilting through our educational and charitable activities.    

Our Purpose:  Promote and preserve the art of quilting; Educate the membership on the history of quilting, its intricacies and ongoing evolution, and provide the opportunity for education, communication and participation to enhance the member’s enjoyment in the art of quilting; Promote the art and craft of quilting to the general public by increasing awareness of quilt history, design, and preservation through education and exhibits.

We have 10 membership meetings a year, which are open to the public, and feature nationally-known speakers who share their quilting knowledge and skills through our workshop program.  Guests are welcome!

Members get together more informally through our various Bees, and to increase awareness in the quilting arts, The Guild presents a judged Quilt Festival with over 150 quilts on display.

The Palmetto Quilt Guild offers a wonderful opportunity for beginning to experience quilters to share a common passion for the art of quilting. We welcome new members!


Learn more

The Palmetto Quilt Guild is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation.

Become a member of the Palmetto quilt guild

The Palmetto Quilt Guild welcomes new members!  Whether you want to learn to quilt, or you are an experienced quilter, membership in the Guild offers a wonderful opportunity to meet interesting and talented quilters who always are willing to share their knowledge, experience and passion for the art of quilting, as well as, an opportunity to support our Lowcountry nonprofit organizations through our Community Service and Outreach Programs.

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Contact PQG:
       palmettoquiltguild@gmail.com

Address:

     Palmetto Quilt Guild, Inc.

     PO Box 21558

     Hilton Head Island, SC 29925-1558





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