Palmetto Quilt Guild Incorporated

Promoting the art of quilting in the South Carolina Lowcountry

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Upcoming events

    • 22 Jan 2019
    • 28 Feb 2023
    • 40 sessions
    • Boys & Girls Club or Palmetto Electric New River

    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 Boys & Girls Club and Palmetto Electric New River in Bluffton.

    Any Palmetto Quilt Guild member is welcome to attend.



    • 22 Mar 2019
    • 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
    • Hilton Head PSD (Water Company)

    "SPRING FLOWERS"

    The Spring Flowers project will show you how to use the simple curvy weaving technique to create the background for a quilt; there are no seams, blocks or patches.  The quilt is made from two pieces of fabric cut into curvy strips, then woven together.  Appliqué and embellishments can be added on top.

    Workshop Fee:  $40 Guild members ($45 Non-Guild Members)

    Kit Fee: $35 (does not include flowers shown on above sample)

    Flowers Fee: (90 flowers shown on above sample):  $3.00


    Download the Registration Form:

    Workshop Registration Form 2019.pdf

    Send your check & registration form to:  The Palmetto Quilt Guild, P.O. Box 21558, Hilton Head Island, SC 29925-1558

    Make checks payable to:  Palmetto Quilt Guild, Inc.

    Email any questions to: PalmettoQuiltGuild@gmail.com






    • 18 Apr 2019
    • 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • Hilton Head Beach & Tennis Resort

    Social Hour:  Noon to 1:00 pm

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

    Speaker:  Michelle May

    Michelle May, also known as "The Crazy Bunny Lady," has been infatuated with rabbits and textiles since she was six years old. In 2012, after having worked in the business world for more than 23 years, Michelle decided to take a "hop of faith" and pursue her passion for designing and teaching full time. With a love of paper cutting and her background in custom home building, Michelle created Folk Art Fusion, which is her signature style of Reverse Wool Applique. Through her website business The Raspberry Rabbits, she sells her book, designs, as well as original works. Michelle appeared in four episodes of the 1300 series of Quilting Arts, a national PBS television program. Her work has also appeared in numerous books and magazines and she has been a faculty member at the Houston International Quilt Festival. Michelle loves to teach and to inspire others with her "Play Dates and Chats." She travels all over the country, inspiring loyal friends and supports to tag along for exciting adventures down the rabbit hole.

    http://www.theraspberryrabbits.com/about-us.htm


    • 19 Apr 2019
    • 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
    • Hilton Head PSD (Water Company)

    Wool Appliqué - 8" Beekeeper Pincushion

    Join Michelle May for a lively adventure down the rabbit hole into the world of "Folk Art Fusion".  Michelle's workshops ("Play Dates") are designed to inspire individual creativity with projects that can actually be completed and not end up in your UFO pile!  She will share her signature "reverse wool appliqué" technique, as well as, loads of ideas and inspiration on how to embellish your creations.  Each student will leave with their own unique piece.  

    There are no sewing machines required for this workshop.  Students only need to bring two pair of scissors to class.strips, then woven together.  Michelle will bring the wool felt, Valdani threads, embellishments and everything you need.  

    Michelle's classes are stress free and filled with friendship, conversation and some good laughs!

    Workshop Fee: $40 Guild members ($45 Non-Guild Members)

    Kit Fee: $35 


    Download the Registration Form:

    Workshop Registration Form 2019.pdf

    Send your check & registration form to:  The Palmetto Quilt Guild, P.O. Box 21558, Hilton Head Island, SC 29925-1558

    Make checks payable to:  Palmetto Quilt Guild, Inc.

    Email any questions to: PalmettoQuiltGuild@gmail.com


    • 16 May 2019
    • 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • Hilton Head Beach & Tennis Resort

    Social Hour:  Noon to 1:00 pm

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

    Sulky

    Lecture: Thread Jazz or Quilting and Embellishing, plus Needle and Thread Know-How


    • 17 May 2019
    • 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
    • Hilton Head PSD (Water Company)

    Thread Sketching Free-Motion Basics / Couching & Creating a Landscape

    In the first session, members will learn cursive writing by machine-great for labels and signing quilts; basic free-motion straight stitching techniques; free-motion quilting techniques with different thread types; fill-in stitching techniques; and an introduction to Thread-Sketched Portraits and Pen & Ink Tangles.

    In the second session, members will learn basic raw-edge appliqué; layering techniques; machine- fed/free-motion couching; and more. Also, how to stitch down different yarns and/or grouped threads to create texture; take a rather plain fabric, add raw-edged piecing, and then couch specialty yarns over it, creating beautifully textured fabric that can be used in endless creative projects.

    Workshop Fee: $40 Guild members ($45 Non-Guild Members)

    Kit Fee:  $25.00  (Kit Retail Value: $66.83)


    Download the Registration Form:

    Workshop Registration Form 2019.pdf

    Send your check & registration form to:  The Palmetto Quilt Guild, P.O. Box 21558, Hilton Head Island, SC 29925-1558

    Make checks payable to:  Palmetto Quilt Guild, Inc.

    Email any questions to: PalmettoQuiltGuild@gmail.com








    • 20 Jun 2019
    • 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • Palmetto Electric Mathews Drive HHI

    Social Hour:  Noon to 1:00 pm

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

    Speaker:  


    • 18 Jul 2019
    • 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • Palmetto Electric Mathews Drive HHI

    Social Hour:  Noon to 1:00 pm

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

    Speaker:  


    • 19 Sep 2019
    • 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • Hilton Head Beach & Tennis Resort

    Social Hour:  Noon to 1:00 pm

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

    Speaker:  


    • 20 Sep 2019
    • 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
    • Hilton Head PSD (Water Company)


    Workshop Fee: Guild members $40 (Non-Guild Members $45)

    Kit Fee: 








    • 17 Oct 2019
    • 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • Hilton Head Beach & Tennis Resort

    Social Hour:  Noon to 1:00 pm

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

    Speaker:  


    • 18 Oct 2019
    • 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
    • Hilton Head PSD (Water Company)


    Workshop Fee:  $40 Guild members  ($45 Non-Guild Members)

    Kit Fee: 








    • 16 Jan 2020
    • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • Hilton Head Beach & Tennis Resort

    Social Hour:  Noon to 1:00 pm

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

    Speaker:  




    • 17 Jan 2020
    • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Hilton Head PSD (Water Company)

        





Past events

21 Mar 2019 March Membership Meeting
22 Feb 2019 Valeria Hill Workshop
21 Feb 2019 February Membership Meeting

Contact PQG:
       palmettoquiltguild@gmail.com

Address:

     Palmetto Quilt Guild, Inc.

     PO Box 21558

     Hilton Head Island, SC 29926-1558





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