Welcome to the Tidewater Quilters' Guild!
Do you enjoy quilting or just looking at quilts; piecing, foundation paper piecing, or applique; quilting by machine or by hand; making traditional quilts, art quilts or modern quilts; learning new ideas or perfecting your skills? Are you a beginning or an experienced quilter?
No matter what your quilting interests, TQG has something to offer you. From monthly programs and the annual Spring Fling to special workshops with nationally known teachers and a biennial quilt show, TQG provides opportunities for all quilters. With day, evening and Saturday chapters, there's a place for everyone in TQG! Click "Meetings" under "Information" tab above for specific info on meeting time and location!
See quilts exhibited by our members on the top scroll on each of our web pages.
OCTOBER TQG Reminders!
The TQG membership year begins Sept 1. Be sure to renew your membership!
The password to the Members Only area of this website has changed to the new 2015 password and is printed on your new membership card.
OCTOBER 12, 2015
DAY & NIGHT CHAPTERS
Jane Hall will present at both Chapter meetings. Jane has lectured and taught quilt making for guilds and quilt conferences in the United States and abroad for twenty-five years. She is an author and quilt designer as well as a teacher, judge, and appraiser for antique and contemporary quilts. Day Chapter lecture: “Firm Foundations Updated”
Night chapter lecture: “Painless Pieced Borders”
OCTOBER 17, 2015
Workshop by Jane Hall - Pineapples Plus
Registration NOW OPEN!! 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Wycliffe Presbyterian Church, 1445 N Great Neck Rd. Virginia Beach, VA 23454
"Pineapples Plus is an overview of the graphic pineapple pattern, from basic to original designs. Begin a wall hanging with your choice of a classic block colored traditionally or innovatively, an off-center pattern with unique graphics, or try a Flying Geese pineapple design or a new adaptation which is half Log Cabin and half Pineapple. This is a foundation pieced project."
See events page for course description, supply list and registration form.
NOVEMBER DAY & NIGHT CHAPTERS
Phyllis Lawson will speak at the November meetings about her grandmother’s quilt, QUILT OF SOULS and the book she wrote by the same name. In Quilt of Souls, Lawson documents her childhood growing up with the incredible woman who raised her and the powerful family heirloom that served as the cloth that would forever stitch their lives together.
TQG Special Display at Mid-Atlantic 2016. Now is the time to get your entry details to Diane Bennett. Categories include :
"Quilt Me A Song" which is quilts inspired by a favorite song. These quilts are limited to 15 inches high and 18 inches wide.
Also available are "Naturescapes" and "Illusions" which are not size limited.
Get you details to Diane as soon as possible!