Business Meeting and Program
March 18, 2014, at 10:00 a.m.
at the Folk Art Center
Program: Judy Simmons - My Creative Journey
This talk and trunk show is an interesting account of Judy's
artistic progression. It's light and personal as well as informative.
Judy is an AQG member.
Don't Forget Show and Tell!!
The 2013 AQS, themed "Quilting in the Carolinas" and held September 27 - 29,
was a judged exhibition of over 250 quilts from across the country,
offering more than $8,000 in prize money and including over 20 vendors,
a Guild gift shop, silent auction and quilts for sale. The Asheville Quilt
Guild holds an annual quilt show on the last weekend in September.
The top three winners were:
2013 Best of Show
2013 Outstanding Machine Workmanship
2013 Outstanding Hand Workmanship
View the complete list of winning quilts here
To purchase a DVD showing photos of ALL the quilts in the 2013 Asheville Quilt
Show, mail a check for $10.00 (which includes shipping and handling) to Roger Winchell
at 35 Rhododendron Place, Asheville, NC 28805. The DVDs will be available shortly
after the show concludes.
2013 Dorothy Tresner honor awarded to Dort Lee!
Dort Lee was honored at our December Holiday Luncheon as the 2013 recipient of the
Dorothy Tresner Award for her long-term commitment and devotion to the art of quilting.
She has been a member of the Guild for 23 years and has volunteered for many responsibilities,
among them Newsletter Editor, Quilt Show Chair and Membership Chair. Dort also designed an
original pattern for the 1994 raffle quilt and permitted the Guild to sell the pattern as a fundraiser. Congratulations, Dort!
We are a Guild of over 300 members. Many of us are mountain-grown, but these mountains attract people from all over as well. We have a diverse membership with people joining us all the time. We encourage you to come see us, too!
The Guild was formed to do several things: