Programs and Events

Welcome to our upcoming Guild activities: meetings, workshops, retreats and our guild show.
See our newsletters (scroll down on the “Membership and More” page) for information about bees, occasional trips, and additional information about programs and events.

Guild Meetings Time and Location: Guild meetings are held from 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm at St. Philip's Episcopal Church on the first Monday of the month, 730 Bestgate Road in Annapolis.

Workshop Time and Location: Workshops are held from 9:00 am - 3:30 pm at the Severna Park Community Center, 623 Baltimore Annapolis Blvd. in Severna Park.

Workshop Costs and Registration: All workshops are $40 per person; some workshops also have kit fees. Registration and payment for workshops is required in advance.

2017-2018 Workshop Registration Form

AUGUST 7, 2017: SIT AND SEW
7:00 - 9:00 pm
Bring handwork or machine and extension cord and enjoy the company of fellow quilters. At 8:00, Becky Benton will give a short presentation on the internationally known batik artist, Mary Edna Fraser.

SEPTEMBER 11, 2017: WORKSHOP AND MEETING
Workshop, 9:00 am - 3:30 pm

David Taylor: Layered Pictorial Applique
Cost: $40.00; Kit fee: $30.00; Supply List

Guild Meeting, 7:00 - 9:00 pm
Presenter David Taylor: Artistry Through Applique

OCTOBER 2, 2017: WORKSHOP AND MEETING
Workshop: 9:00 am - 3:30 pm

Suzi Parron: Painting Barn Quilts
Cost: $40.00; Kit Fee $30.00; Supply List

Guild Meeting, 7:00 - 9:00 pm
Presenter Suzi Parron: Journey on the Quilt Trail

OCTOBER 18-22: GUILD RETREAT
Held at the West River United Methodist Center, the retreat is an opportunity to spend 2-5 days in the company of other quilters – on a beautiful waterfront property in West River, MD.

NOVEMBER 6, 2017: WORKSHOP AND MEETING
Workshop, 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Sara Bond:
How to make a ribbon quilt.

Cost: $40.00

Guild Meeting, 7:00 - 9:00 pm
Presenter Sara Bond:
Will share her history as a descendant of a slave who quilted.

DECEMBER 4: MEETING AND HOLIDAY PARTY
6:00 - 8:30 pm

An evening that includes presenting gifts the guild has made throughout the year to the Salvation Army, a short business meeting, hand-made items for sale and a festive pot-luck dinner.

JANUARY 8, 2018: GUILD MEETING
7:00 - 9:00 pm

Presentation: Multiple demonstrations by skilled guild members.

FEBRUARY 5, 2018: WORKSHOP AND MEETING
Workshop,
9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Heather Kojan:
Improv Log Cabin

Cost: $40.00

Guild Meeting, 7:00 - 9:00 pm
Presenter Heather Kojan:
From Traditional to Modern and/or Quilt Remix

FEBRUARY 22-25: MID-ATLANTIC QUILT FESTIVAL
Hampton, Virginia

Guild Challenge Quilts will be on display at the Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival.

FEBRUARY - APRIL 2018: GREENBELT COURTHOUSE QUILT SHOW
Dates and times: TBA

A guild sponsored show at the Greenbelt Courthouse in Greenbelt, MD

MARCH 5, 2018: WORKSHOP AND MEETING
Workshop,
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Candace Hassen:
A Maze Zing
Cost: $40.00

Guild Meeting, 7:00 - 9:00 pm
Presenter Candace Hassen:
Inspiration

APRIL 2, 2018: WORKSHOP AND MEETING
Workshop,
9:00 am - 3:30 pm

Carol Ayotte: TBD
Cost: $40.00

Guild Meeting, 7:00 - 9:00 pm
2017-2018 Challenge Quilts will be presented.

APRIL 18-22, 2018: GUILD RETREAT
Held at the West River United Methodist Center, the retreat is an opportunity to spend 2-5 days in the company of other quilters – on a beautiful waterfront property in West River, MD.

MAY 7, 2018: WORKSHOP AND MEETING
Workshop,
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
RaNae Merrill:
Free Motion Mastery

Cost: $40.00; Supply List with required Fee options

Guild Meeting, 7:00 - 9:00 pm
Presenter: RaNae Merrill: Trunk Show

JUNE 8, 2018: Quilt Show Set Up
This show is volunteer driven!  Members set up the show on Friday and help make the event a success by volunteering at least 2 hours during the show.

JUNE 9-10, 2018: ANNUAL GUILD QUILT SHOW
Quilts by the Bay Quilt Show
(hyperlink to quilt show page coming soon)

JUNE 18, 2018: MEETING AND DINNER
6:00 - 8:30 pm

End of year pot-luck dinner, with short business meeting and presentation by a guild member. TBD