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North Carolina Quilters

Talking with quilters from all over the world is amazing, but sometimes it's good to get to know other quilters closer to home. This group will allow us to get to know other quilters from North Carolina, share our favorite quilt shops, tips, techniques and maybe make some new friendships!

Location: North Carolina
Members: 46
Latest Activity: May 15, 2018

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Retreat locations

Started by Kathy Long May 15, 2018. 0 Replies

I put together a 3 day quilt retreat for friends (15 - 20) so it’s a relatively small retreat.  We have been going to Camp Dogwood at Lake Norman but they are going through many changes and I haven’t been ble to get any dates set for 2019 scheduled.…Continue

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Introductions

Started by Sue Cooke. Last reply by Sharon Powers Sep 14, 2015. 41 Replies

Hi Ladies!     I think a good place to start is with an introduction. Tell us a little about yourself, how did you begin quilting, where do you like to buy your quilting supplies.I'll start:   I'm Sue from Raleigh. I have only been quilting just…Continue

Myrtle Beach Quilt Party

Started by Lisa Wagner. Last reply by Mary Couch Jan 13, 2015. 9 Replies

Has anyone ever gone to the Myrtle Beach Quilt Party? I just heard about this yesterday and I am trying to find out more about it, but their site is useless! You can make reservations, but for what???!!!  Is this all classes? a retreat style event,…Continue

New to Quilting

Started by Debbie Jackson Foxx. Last reply by Sue Cooke Aug 5, 2014. 2 Replies

I just started teaching myself quilting last summer-recently finished my first full size quilt.  Am now experimenting with different quilt blocks before starting a new one.  Have used youtube videos to get me started.  Still a LONG way to go! lol  I…Continue

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Comment by Mary Couch on January 10, 2015 at 3:59pm

If the date and price fit... I'm in! I would love to meet and share ideas with fellow quilters. Are there any art quilters thinking of going?

Comment by Kathleen Knopeck on January 10, 2015 at 12:32pm

Thanks, Lisa! That info really helps! Hope you can make it but totally understand if you can't.

I guess we first need to know if we have 10 people that want to go.

Comment by Lisa Wagner on January 10, 2015 at 10:58am

Oh, and you need 10 people, minimum, and it holds 40+ comfortably in the room we get.

Comment by Lisa Wagner on January 10, 2015 at 10:55am

I have been fighting with myself over this as I would love to head this up and go, but I am already going in March and again in Oct and I don't know if I can squeak out a 3rd trip with out a hissyfit from dear hubby.  The price we got was actually $218 for a 3 night stay from Thurs till Sunday with 3 meals a day, and I THINK 2 on Sunday. I do not know if that is an off season price so it may be more for summertime. Also, it fills up quick so you will need to find out what dates they have available.

Their phone number is 336-342-6163. It is a very beautiful place, and many like to take walks during the day around the lake. You can't beat it for the price. And not having to stop sewing to cook and clean up a meal is worth any price to me!!! LOL

Good luck

Lisa

Comment by Kathleen Knopeck on January 10, 2015 at 9:38am

I thought so too! If we are still shooting for summer, mid to late July would be best for me.

Comment by Sue Cooke on January 9, 2015 at 11:14pm

It seems like a beautiful place! Sounds good to me. What works for everyone as far as time?

Comment by Kathleen Knopeck on January 9, 2015 at 9:23pm
I would be willing to try, Sue! As long as we can get enough members to commit. I think the Environmental Education Center in Guilford County sounds like a good place to start. It is centrally located.
Comment by Sue Cooke on January 9, 2015 at 3:50pm

Kathleen maybe we can figure it out together. I've never planned one either! Has anyone?

Comment by Kathleen Knopeck on January 8, 2015 at 3:33pm

I would be willing to help depending on when we decide to have it. I don't have any experience so I wouldn't feel comfortable heading up the project but I would be happy to pitch in.

Comment by Sue Cooke on January 7, 2015 at 9:16pm

I'm glad we have so much interest in a retreat. Anyone want to help plan one? Maybe for the summer?

 

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