2016 Quilt Show

Directions to the Quilt Show

From Advance:

Come into Clemmons from Advance on 158. Stay on 158 through the intersection with Lewisville-Clemmons Road. Make the next left onto Stadium Drive after the Broyhill Conference Center (old Clemmons Elementary School). Gym is on the left.

From Winston Salem on Stratford Road:

Stay on 158 from Winston Salem (Stratford Road) and drive into the Village of Clemmons. At Stadium Drive, turn right (directly after 1st Baptist Church of Clemmons on the right). Gym is on the left.

From Interstate 40:

Take the exit for Clemmons. From I-40 West, turn left onto Lewisville-Clemmons Road. Go to the second light right pass the K-Mart on the left and turn onto Stadium Drive. You will go through residential areas. The Gym will be on the right just pass Clemmons Elementary School. From 1-40 East, turn right onto Lewisville-Clemmons Road. Directions are the same as for i-40 West.

Parking for the show

Friday

Attendees can park anywhere near the gym, but NOT in the back parking lot. This area is for vendors only. Guests can park in the upper parking lot of 1st Baptist Church which is across Stadium Drive the the gym. Handicap parking will be in the parking lot behind the Broyhill Conference Center near the cedar trees that separate the parking area from the gym.

Saturday

Attendees can park anywhere near the gym, but NOT in the back parking lot. Guests can park in the upper parking lot of the 1st Baptist Church. Handicap parking will be in the parking lot behind the Broyhill Conference Center. IN THE AFTERNOON: attendees are asked NOT to park behind the Broyhill Center due to a wedding taking place in the afternoon.

Quilt Pick-Up

On Saturday evening, May 21st, guild members who submitted quilts for judging will need to pick up their entries at the Old Clemmons Gym.  Members must stay outside the gym to allow for ‘take-down’ volunteers to work uninterrupted in securing all quilts; please do not come earlier than 5:15.   Volunteers will deliver the quilts to the member at the door.  This process will go smoothly with members’ cooperation.  Due to a wedding taking place at the Broyhill Conference Center, members are urged to use the upper parking lot of Clemmons 1st Baptist Church on Saturday.

Preserving the Art of Quilt Making

2016 Raffle Quilt
“Patti’s Garden” created by the Bee Friends.
The quilt is queen-size with a generous drop on all sides.
Raffle tickets for sale; $1/each or 6 for $5

The Forsyth Piecers and Quilters Guild, Inc. is a non-profit organization governed by Guild Officers and operates under set bylaws. Committee Chair members help to promote quilting within the Guild and the community through local and regional projects and educational programs. The Guild preserves traditional methodologies and adds to its history by developing and encouraging new fiber art concepts.
We meet each second Monday of the month at Parkway Presbyterian Church on the corner of Silas Creek Parkway, between Yorkshire and Kirklees Rd, Winston-Salem, NC. The church entrance is off of Kirklees Rd (Click here to see a map). Fellowship begins at 6:30 P.M., business meeting at 7:00 P.M. and then the program at 7:30 P.M. Come join us. All are invited to attend.

 

President’s Message

Welcome to the website for the Forsyth Piecers and Quilters Guild. We are thrilled that you are interested in our site and hope that you will want to join us at one of our meetings. Our meetings are held monthly on the second Monday night of each month at Parkway Presbyterian Church. The meetings informally begin at 6:30 with a time to socialize and have a snack. At seven the formal meeting begins with a short business meeting, then a wonderful time of show and tell, followed by a speaker or maybe a hands on event. Our speakers cover many topics of interest to quilters – art quilting, paper piecing, applique, specialty products and on and on. Often the speaker will also conduct a workshop related to their talk on the Tuesday following the meeting. This gives our members an opportunity to learn new skills and laugh with friends. Several times a year we have a potluck and social which gives us yet another opportunity to strengthen our friendships. We would love to have you join us. Visitors are welcome to come to any of our meetings. Most of the meetings are at no cost. Only a few, which might have a nationally known speaker, have a fee and that is only $5. (you can check our calendar to see if the night you want to attend has a fee).  So please come and join us. And when you do, look for me and introduce yourself. I’m “AIKEN” to meet you!

Adele Aiken, President 2015-2016

Forsyth Piecers and Quilters Guild

Forsyth Quilt BannerMission Statement

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The guild is organized for benevolent
and charitable purposes;
to benefit, educate, promote, and support
persons interested in
preserving, continuing, and advancing
the art and craft of quilting
and related fiber arts.

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Guild Banner was designed, sewn, and quilted by Audrey A. Flock, 2002

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