Monday, May 29, 2023

May Meeting Recap

We met on Saturday, May 20 -- thank you to all members who joined us at a new, temporary location when our usual meeting place was unavailable.

Upcoming Quilting Events

A Mountain Quiltfest, Pigeon Forge, June 5 – 8
See for details
Smoky Mountain Quilters Show, Knoxville Expo Center, June 23 – 24
See for details

2023 Quilt-along: Magnolia Mystery

The next assignment in our quilt-along is creating half geese units. You can find instructions here:

Restoration House Charity Quilt Block

We're making the Picket Fence block for our next charity quilt. You can find instructions here: Members should consult the recap email for color palettes.

Community Outreach Challenge for QuiltCon 2024 (Raleigh)

The MQG released the challenge info for the next Community Outreach quilt that will be displayed at QuiltCon in Raleigh. Challenge details and the color palette are available here:

A Quilty Solid app

This free app is a great resource for identifying solid fabrics, threads, and more from various manufacturers. You can find out more at

MQG Make-A-Difference Challenge

The MQG has issued this year's Make-A-Difference challenge with the theme BIODIVERSITY and proceeds benefiting Wild Earth Allies. This is an individual challenge, and submissions are due July 17-30. You can find details at

Show and Tell