Meetings & Programs

General Information

Monthly meetings include programs designed to inform and inspire.  You won’t want to miss hearing our nationally and regionally known speakers, who are award-winning quilt artists, designers and teachers.  Some months, the program might focus on Guild activities, such as Challenge Quilts, Community Service, or Member Spotlight programs presented by our talented guild members. Our goal is to offer education and inspiration for your creative projects.

There is a non-refundable $10 guest fee for visitors attending a day or evening meeting (virtual or in person).

Evening Meetings begin at 6:45 pm and lectures begin promptly at 7:00 pm.

Day Meetings: Doors open at 9:30 am, and meetings begin at 10:00 am – the lecture portion of the program begins promptly at 11:00 am.

Workshops: Our workshops are open to both members and non-members.  Registration opens for members approximately 90 days before the workshop date.  Registration opens for non-members (and members wishing to sign up for a second workshop, if offered) approximately 60 days before the workshop date.  All workshop registrations are accessed through this website. On each workshop event listed below, click on the link and you will find registration information for both members and non-members, including pricing, any applicable kit fees, ordering deadlines, shipping information, and cancellation guidelines.

Day Meeting In Person: Challenge Quilts Reveal

Catholic Church of St. Ann 4905 Roswell Road, Marietta, GA

Our 2022 Challenge Quilts will be revealed this month...and we'll learn about the 2023 Challenge, too!

Evening Meeting In Person: Focus On QuiltCon with Candice Murray

Catholic Church of St. Ann 4905 Roswell Road, Marietta, GA

QuiltCon 2023 is coming to Atlanta!  Candice Murray, ECQG Member and award winner at our 2022 quilt show, is our special guest lecturer.  During our Evening meeting, Candice will share with us her techniques for choosing A More Modern Color Palette. Candice was born and raised in Dalton, earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts from […]

Day Meeting In Person: Focus On QuiltCon with Candice Murray

Catholic Church of St. Ann 4905 Roswell Road, Marietta, GA

QuiltCon 2023 is coming to Atlanta!  Candice Murray, ECQG Member and award winner at our 2022 quilt show, is our special guest lecturer. During our Day meeting, Candice will share with us How To Turn A Traditional Pattern Into A Modern Quilt. Candice was born and raised in Dalton, earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts […]

Evening Meeting In Person: Using Your Imagination with Dena Rosenberg

Catholic Church of St. Ann 4905 Roswell Road, Marietta, GA

We are so excited to welcome home one of our former members, Dena Rosenberg!  Dena now resides in Houston, and is becoming well known on the quilt lecture circuit, teaching hand applique and broderie perse techniques. Dena's lecture will focus on Using Your Imagination With Fabric. To learn more about Dena, please visit her website, […]

Day Meeting In Person: Using Your Imagination with Dena Rosenberg

Catholic Church of St. Ann 4905 Roswell Road, Marietta, GA

We are so excited to welcome home one of our former members, Dena Rosenberg!  Dena now resides in Houston, and is becoming well known on the quilt lecture circuit, teaching hand applique and broderie perse techniques. Dena's lecture will focus on Using Your Imagination With Fabric. To learn more about Dena, please visit her website, […]

Saturday Workshop In Person: Springtime Birdbath with Dena Rosenberg

Community Bible Church 200 Chastain Road, Kennesaw, GA

If you are interested in learning broderie perse and needle turn applique, or perfecting your technique, plan to join Dena in this full day workshop filled with creative fun!  In Dena's Springtime Birdbath, you will not find your great great grandmother's version of broderie perse - while it is a cherished technique that has been […]

$55.00 – $65.00

Thursday Workshop In Person: Walking Foot Wonders with Christa Watson

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta 605 Big Shanty Road NW, Kennesaw, GA

During Christa's Thursday Workshop, she will be focusing on walking foot quilting in Walking Foot Wonders. Learn to stitch beyond the ditch and unleash the power of your walking foot to quilt modern or traditional designs. Walking foot motifs to be taught include: wavy lines, decorative stitches, irregular grids, large continuous spirals, several straight line […]

$55.00 – $65.00

Evening Meeting In Person: Meet & Greet with Christa Watson

Catholic Church of St. Ann 4905 Roswell Road, Marietta, GA

Christa Watson is best known for her modern and free motion quilting techniques, what she lovingly refers to as her "perfectly imperfect" style.  She is the author of several machine quilting books that share her tried and true methods for getting great results.  She is also a Benartex fabric designer, pattern creator, and Bernina Ambassador. […]

Day Meeting In Person: How Do I Quilt It with Christa Watson

Catholic Church of St. Ann 4905 Roswell Road, Marietta, GA

Christa Watson is best known for her modern and free motion quilting techniques, what she lovingly refers to as her “perfectly imperfect” style.  She is the author of several machine quilting books that share her tried and true methods for getting great results.  She is also a Benartex fabric designer, pattern creator, and Bernina Ambassador. […]

Saturday Workshop In Person: Free-Motion Favorites with Christa Watson

Community Bible Church 200 Chastain Road, Kennesaw, GA

During Christa's Free-Motion Favorites workshop, she will focus on free motion quilting and embracing perfectly imperfect quilting! That means little to no marking, and a whole lot of gorgeous texture. Ease into free-motion quilting with asymmetrical wavy lines, then move onto loops, traditional and modern stippling, plus curvy fillers like wishbones and cursive l’s that […]

$55.00 – $65.00

Evening Meeting In Person: Program TBD

Catholic Church of St. Ann 4905 Roswell Road, Marietta, GA

Stay tuned for more information on May's evening program of events. The evening meeting this month will be held in the Parish Life Meeting Room 302 (enter via rear door by small parking lot).

Day Meeting In Person: The Quilters’ Market

Catholic Church of St. Ann 4905 Roswell Road, Marietta, GA

Come one come all, to The Quilter's Market in May.  Members will have the opportunity to rent a table and sell their gently used sewing room supplies and handmade crafts. More details to come!

Evening Meeting In Person: Program TBD

Catholic Church of St. Ann 4905 Roswell Road, Marietta, GA

Stay tuned for more information on June's evening program of events. The evening meeting this month will be held in the Parish Life Meeting Room 302 (enter via rear door by small parking lot).

Day Meeting Virtual: Creating Color Palettes with Tara Faughnan

Virtual

Tara Faughnan is a professional freelance textile designer, well known for her modern quilt designs, and we are excited that she will be joining us virtually for a lecture and workshop. In Tara's morning lecture, Creating Color Palettes, she will help us build our color confidence.  Tara will share her approach to putting color palettes […]

Saturday Workshop: Give and Take with Tara Faughnan

Virtual

In this workshop, Tara will be using her Give and Take quilt as an exercise in controlled improvisation. This method of practicing improv within the block, and then squaring it up for final construction, allows room for a lot of play and exploration both in color and form. Tara will discuss how color placement and […]

$50.00 – $60.00

Fun Friday

Catholic Church of St. Ann 4905 Roswell Road, Marietta, GA

Please plan to join us for a casual Fun Friday meeting! Stay tuned for a full list of planned activities.

Thursday Workshop In Person: Emily Taylor

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta 605 Big Shanty Road NW, Kennesaw, GA

Stay tuned for full details on this workshop! Supply List will be provided soon. Registration is open to all.  Workshop registration opens to members on May 5, 2023. Registration opens to non-members on June 5, 2023. This workshop is limited to __ students. Registration is made by payment of the workshop fee and is accepted […]

$55.00 – $65.00

Evening Meeting In Person: Collage Quilting with Emily Taylor

Catholic Church of St. Ann 4905 Roswell Road, Marietta, GA

Plan to join us in July, when award-winning collage quilter, Emily Taylor, will be our guest lecturer and workshop host!  Emily is a self-taught artist, fabric designer and quilter, and has been a creative entrepreneur in both the home decor and quilt industries for 20+ years.  Emily believes, "collage quilts represent the perfect fusion of […]

Day Meeting In Person: Collage Quilting with Emily Taylor

Catholic Church of St. Ann 4905 Roswell Road, Marietta, GA

Plan to join us in July, when award-winning collage quilter, Emily Taylor, will be our guest lecturer and workshop host!  Emily is a self-taught artist, fabric designer and quilter, and has been a creative entrepreneur in both the home decor and quilt industries for 20+ years.  Emily believes, "collage quilts represent the perfect fusion of […]

Saturday Workshop In Person: Emily Taylor

Community Bible Church 200 Chastain Road, Kennesaw, GA

Stay tuned for full details on this workshop! Supply List will be provided soon. Registration is open to all.  Workshop registration opens to members on May 5, 2023. Registration opens to non-members on June 5, 2023. This workshop is limited to __ students. Registration is made by payment of the workshop fee and is accepted […]

$55.00 – $65.00

Evening Meeting In Person: Program TBD

Catholic Church of St. Ann 4905 Roswell Road, Marietta, GA

Stay tuned for more information on August’s evening program of events. The evening meeting this month will be held in the Parish Life Meeting Room 302 (enter via rear door by small parking lot).

Day Meeting In Person: Longarm ProAm

Catholic Church of St. Ann 4905 Roswell Road, Marietta, GA

Please join us in August, when we will present a program spotlighting our professional and amateur longarm members. There will be two 30-minute panel discussions.  The first panel is designed to build a stronger relationship between you and your longarm professional, learning the best practices you can employ in order to receive a beautifully finished […]

Thursday Workshop: Natural Cadence with Anna Maria Horner

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta 605 Big Shanty Road NW, Kennesaw, GA

Please join us for Anna Maria's Thursday workshop, when we will be making her Natural Cadence pattern and exploring a rise and fall in the peaks and valleys of very basic patchwork squares set on point. All of the interest comes by way of color choice, an irregular edge and vintage charm via applique. The […]

$55.00 – $65.00

Evening Meeting In Person: Meet & Greet with Anna Maria Horner

Catholic Church of St. Ann 4905 Roswell Road, Marietta, GA

Quilt artist, fabric designer, author, and color expert, Anna Maria Horner, will be joining us in September.  During our evening meeting, Anna Maria will host a Meet & Greet. We know you will be entertained and inspired!  There will be many quilts on display, and possibly a pop up store! To learn more about Anna […]

Day Meeting In Person: Blueprint Quilting with Anna Maria Horner

Catholic Church of St. Ann 4905 Roswell Road, Marietta, GA

Quilt artist, fabric designer, author, and color expert, Anna Maria Horner, will be joining us in September for lectures and workshops.  During our day meeting, Anna Maria's presentation on Blueprint Quilting goes in depth into her unique composition styles and her adventurous variations on those themes. Plan to be entertained as she illustrates her creative […]

Saturday Workshop: Plot Twist with Anna Maria Horner

Community Bible Church 200 Chastain Road, Kennesaw, GA

Please join us for Anna Maria’s Saturday workshop, when we will be making her Plot Twist quilt, built on a wide striped foundation that continues to change its tune as a twisting, flowering vine passes through it. The structure of this design employs simple patchwork but a clever sequence of building blooms invites variety and […]

$55.00 – $65.00

Evening Meeting In Person: Community Service

Catholic Church of St. Ann 4905 Roswell Road, Marietta, GA

The spotlight this month is on our guild's Community Service activities - more details to come!

Day Meeting In Person: Community Service

Catholic Church of St. Ann 4905 Roswell Road, Marietta, GA

The spotlight this month is on our guild's Community Service activities - more details to come!

Evening Meeting In Person: Holiday Party

Catholic Church of St. Ann 4905 Roswell Road, Marietta, GA

It’s December, and time to celebrate the holidays with your guild friends! Note that we are meeting on Tuesday evening. The Annual Meeting will take place on Wednesday morning.  If you would like to participate in election of new officers for 2024, please plan to attend the day meeting, as well.

Day Meeting In Person: Holiday Party & Annual Meeting

Catholic Church of St. Ann 4905 Roswell Road, Marietta, GA

It’s December, and time to celebrate the holidays with your guild friends!  Note that we are meeting on Wednesday morning this month. As part of our day meeting, we will conduct the Annual Meeting.  Please plan to attend to vote on guild business, including election of new officers for 2024.