Cobblestone Quilters Guild, Charleston, SC - Established 1983
 

Cobblestone Quilters Guild

The purpose of The Guild shall be to foster the art of quilting, to encourage a high standard of design and technique in all of its various forms, and to stimulate an interest in these goals within the community.

Cobblestone Quilters Guild is located in beautiful, historic, Charleston, South Carolina. Our membership base covers the tri-county area of Charleston, Berkeley, and Dorchester counties.

We meet the second Thursday of each month, 7:00 p.m. at:

Yeamans’s Park Presbyterian Church located at 5931 Murray Drive, Hanahan, SC.

Meetings consist of a brief business session, a program, Show and Tell, and other fun activities. The guild hosts a bi-annual Quilt Show.

 

Important Documents (members ONlY) Please contact us through the contact page if you have trouble accessing these documents:

Upcoming Meetings & Classes:

  • November
    • Meeting: an indoor yard sale and Chinese Auction, presentations of proposed By-Law ammendment, Election of Officers.
      • Remember to bring:
        • Quilt Show Theme Challenge entries DUE!
        • Beach Retreat T-Shirt Design!
        • Checkbooks/Cash for Chinese Auction and Yard Sale.
        • Quilters Treasure FQ's - Solids
        • Show and Tell!
        • BOM's (and zip lock bags)
        • November Birthdays - items for Ways and Means
        • Halo's Quilt Donations
        • Name Tags
    • Coastal Carolina Fair - Volunteers Needed - October 30th - November 9th
    • View the entire Guild Calendar
  • December
    • Meeting: Annual Holiday Dinner. Meet is provided sides are pot luck. To make sure we have a good variety, suggest that those with last names in A-G bring a vegetable dish, H-O bring a salad and P-Z bring dessert, but if you have some specialty in any category it would be most welcome

Only members who are current with their 2014 dues will receive or have access to the newsletter. Click here for the 2014 Membership Form. Show your guild card at Hancock's and many of the local quilt stores for a 10% discount.


Board Nominations

The nominating presented the nominations at the October meeting. The nominations are: President Wendy Fernau; Vice-President Vicki Eslick, Secretary Donna Walters and Treasurer Chris Taylor. There are still other positions available. Please step up and get involved with your guild. The positions are not hard, and believe it or not, they are not that time consuming. Email or phone Wendy or Linda (or use the contact page) if you would like to be included in the fun. If anyone has any suggestion for filling the positions, please contact us.


Coastal Carolina Fair - October 30th through November 9th

Coastal Carolina Fair
Volunteers are needed to help staff our table at the Coastal Carolina Fair.  The dates are October 30th through November 9th and sign-up sheets will be available at the next meeting (or contact Pat directly OR through the contact page).



Beach Retreat 2015- January 23rd -26th

Shirt Design ContestT-Shirt Design Challenge: Members are challenged to come up with the 2015 Beach Retreat T-Shirt Design! The winner will receive a free T-shirt. No more than 3 colors are to be used in the design. Submit designs by November 30th at the meeting, through the contact page, or by contacting Lisa Keenan directly.


Quilt Show 2016 News

The Next Quilt Show Meeting will be held Sunday January 11th @ 1pm.

2016 Quilt Show Theme Challenge Due at November Meeting


The Theme:  Lowcountry Threads -- Click for more info!
The Challenge: Create a colorful quilt to exemplify our Quilt Show Theme - Lowcountry Threads .... and win $250!

The next meeting for the 2016 Quilt Show Committee will be held
Saturday, August 23, 2014—place TBA.


Quilter's Day Out

MysteryThe final Quilters Day Out will be October 11, 2014 from 9 am until 3 pm at our normal guild meeting location. The project for this day is a Mystery Quilt. Check out the Quilter's Day Out page for hints 1-7. ***You are always welcome to attend our Day Out and work on your own project if the planned activity is not to your taste – the more the merrier! There is a $5 charge to offset the cost of the facility rental. 


Community OutreachHalos

The holidays are just around the corner and everyone’s schedule is going into overtime, but we are still collecting quilts of any size for the HALOS project. The year is quickly coming to a close and we only have TWO remaining meetings for 2014! Let’s get those sewing machines going and show HALOS what we can do, it is such a worthy cause! Please bring your completed quilts to the meeting and give them to either Louise Schmidt or Martha Ferguson or contact Louise Schmidt directly or through the contact page. Click here for More info


Beach RetreatUFO Challenge 2014

Thanks to all who turned in their UFO list. Remember to tell June Bohac when you have finished a UFO so she can track your progress! We are looking forward to seeing a lot of finished UFO's this year. Any questions please contact June Bohac directly, or email her through the contact page.


Block of the Month and Quilters Treasures

Check out the fun and exciting changes with Block of the Month and Quilters Treasures!


Ribbon

QUILT SHOW 2014:

The Envelope, please.......


Newsletter/Web Advertisements:

Consider an Ad in the Cobblestone Newsletter.  In 2014, as an added incentive to advertise in the newsletter, ads purchased by the year will also be placed on the website with links if available.  

Advertising Rates:
Business card             $10/mo           $100/yr,
1/4 page                     $15/mo           $150/yr,
1/2 page                     $20/mo           $200/yr.

Newsletters changes for 2014

  • After the February meeting, those not current with their dues will no longer receive the newsletter until they become current.
  • Newsletter: There will be no paper copies of the newsletter mailed via the postal service in 2014. Newsletters will be sent via the Email service, "Mail Chimp". If you don't receive your newsletter, PLEASE check you spam box.
    Please send Lisa Keenan
    newsletter/website updates via email by the 20th of the month.



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