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|Mississippi Quilt Association--statewide organization of 500 members. We have three Gatherings a year in different parts of the state. We also invite a nationally known teacher to teach two-day classes in three locations. For more information, visit our website.|
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Bay Oaks Quilt Guild About 30 Members Teaching Guild who welcomes all levels of quilting experience from Casual to Intense -- Serving the Gulf Coast of Mississippi -- Dues $15.00 per year. Barbara Schloegel email@example.com
Sewfull Stitchers We meet at 9:AM on the 4th Friday of each month at the D'Iberville Library in D'Iberville.A Bee meets on the fist down Friday of each month. We have a block of the month drawing at the regular meeting, and a fat quarter drawing at each meeting. We have mystery quilts, round robins, programs. We try to have a hands on program at each meeting. Beginners to advanced. Contact Sandiko@aol.com
Brandon Quilt Guild. We have 71 members who pay $12/yr in dues. We meet at 6:30pm the first Monday of each month at the Brandon Public Library. We have interesting programs and a monthly sit and sew. Lucy Large
Faith Quilters. We have about 20 members. We are NOT a guild so there is no dues. We meet to sew and have fun from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the 1st and 3rd Saturdays of each month at Faith Baptist Church in Barton/Byhalia, MS, located about 1/2 mile south of the TN state line on Byhalia Road. It is about 20 miles from Memphis, TN. All are welcome. Karen Barber firstname.lastname@example.org
Allison's Wells Quilters. We have 12 members who pay $6 per year in dues. We meet at the Canton Convention & Visitors Center on the historic Courthouse Square on the 3rd Thursday of each month for the regular meeting and on the first Tuesday of each month for an informal sew day. We have show and tell, group projects, yearly raffle quilt and a quilt show every other year. Contact the Canton Convention and Visitors Center at 601-859-0347 or 1-844-3369 for more information.
Jessie's Girls of Quilters. We meet every other Tuesday and the 3rd Saturday of each month. We have about 15 members that meet to sew, talk and learn new projects. We swap 2 1/2 inch strips once a year and then we take turns to bring a pattern for all of us to try on our Saturday that will create a beautiful scrappy top with our strips. More information contact Paula Mathews at email@example.com or leave a message 601-444-9191.
Possum Town Quilters. We have around 35 members that pay $15 a year for membership dues. We meet in the ARTs center basement on the third Saturday of the month. We have classes, programs, raffle quilts, charity quilts and we put on a show in the summer. We also schedule a sit and sew day on the first Monday of the month, but check the blog for updates.
Busy Hands Quilting Guild. We have 29 paying members who pay $10.00 a year dues. We meet the second Tuesday of each month at the Newton County Extension Building in Decatur, beginning at 10:00 a.m. and going through 4:00 p.m. We do different charity projects each year and have classes and one trip per year. MQA membership is not a requirement. firstname.lastname@example.org
Quilting in the Grove. We are almost 80 members strong. We meet the second Monday of each month with both a morning group and an evening group. Meeting times are 10am at Olive Branch Senior Center and 6pm at Southaven Library. We offer programs, classes, workshops, road trips and more throughout the year. We support several charity projects in our area. Dues are $20.00 per year. For more info contact email@example.com or Sewsharon@trip.net
Bay Oaks Quilt Guild. Meets the second and fourth Thursdays of each month at the United Methodist Church, Diamondhead, MS at 6:30 pm. First meeting is a business meeting and the second meeting is usually an educational program or workshop. Quilt shows held in odd years. Membership is currently 45 quilters. Dues are $15 annually, $1 for junior members under 16.
Quilters by Heart's Desire. Expanding friendships of those dedicated to the art of quiltmaking and fiberarts through education and fellowship. With over 60 members of all skill levels, QBHD guild meets the 3rd Monday of every month (except December) at 7 pm at St. Mark's Methodist Church,400 Grant's Ferry. Dues are $10 a year. Contact Tricia Nelson at firstname.lastname@example.org
Magnolia Quilters of Orange Grove. We have about 30 members who pay $20 a year in dues. We meet at 630pm the second and fourth Mondays of the month at Coastal Sew and Vac 12100 Highway 49 #900 Gulfport, Mississippi 39503 in the Northwood Shopping Center. We have a block of the month club, fat quarter drawings, classes and trips. Come visit us and be ready to have fun. email@example.com
Sunset Quilters, Hattiesburg Mississippi. We meet at 6:00pm on the Second Monday of each month. We have fun every week with Sit and Quilt on Tuesday afternoon. We do not charge dues. Contact Betty Bingham at firstname.lastname@example.org or 601-466-4745.
Mississippi Quilt Association, 909 N 31st Ave, Hattiesburgh 39401
Pine Belt Quilters: We have over 130 members, who pay $15 a year in dues. We meet on the third Wednesday of the month at Universtiy Baptist Church, 3200 Arlington Loop, Happtiesburg, MS. Each month we have planned programs at the regular meeting and one group that meets to make donation quilts for children, a group that works on items for our quilt show boutique and an instructional workshop. Visitors and new members are welcome. Our 2006-2008 President is Gloria Green, phone 601-264-2349, email: email@example.com.
Quilter's On The Square. We have about 30 members who pay $12 a year in dues. We meet from 10-noon each Tuesday at the Hernando Library. We have fat quarter bingo, a sampler bee (block of the month), classes, trips, birthday club, and lots of community projects. We currently have 8 Bee's that meet throughout the month. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
Melon Patch Quilters- Dues are $20.00 the first year, then $15.00 . We meet twice a month at the library, 507 Oak St. Business meeting on the 4th Thursday 6:00 p. m. & sew day 9 till 2 on the third Saturday. We exchange friendship blocks 3-4 times a year, a show every other year, and make adult bibs and lap quilts for the elderly. Contact email@example.com for more information.
Needle Chasers Quilt Guild of Tishomingo County. We have about 35 members from all over the Northeast Mississippi region, and meet monthly, the first Monday at Iuka Library at 1 p.m. We have an educational program and show-n-tell at every meeting. Also applique (handwork) small group meets on the third Monday in a member home. We enjoy an annual retreat, will have a fall quilt show in 2007, plus a couple workshops and classes each year. All levels of quilters invited! We have a great group of sweet and hard working ladies who make this guild a great one! Pamela McRae firstname.lastname@example.org
Jackson Quilters. We have 80 members on our roll. We meet on the fourth Monday of each month (Jan-Oct) at the MS Baptist Adult Day Services located at 6250 Old Canton Road. Our dues are $15, $12 for 65yrs and above. We are in our fourth year of making quilts for the local Ronald McDonald House. We have a quilt show every other year. This year our show will be July 28 from 10A to 4P and July 29 from 1P to 4P at the Lewis Art Gallery located in the Academic Complex of Millsaps College. Admission,$3. For more details, please visit our website.
Magnolia Quilt Guild. We have about 15 members who pay $10 a year in dues. We meet at 9:30 a.m. on the second and fourth Thursday of each month at the Meridian Activity Center. Contact Charlyn King at email@example.com or Judy Hines at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information
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Faith Quilters. We have about 20 members. We are NOT a guild so there is no dues. We meet to sew and have fun from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the 1st and 3rd Saturdays of each month at Faith Baptist Church in Barton/Byhalia, MS, located about 1/2 mile south of the TN state line on Byhalia Road. It is about 20 miles from Memphis, TN. All are welcome.
The Annie Lou Quilting Club is dedicated to bringing together quilters of all types in a ministry of fellowship and service. We offer pictures, tutorials, and stories from the members of our club.
Quilting in the Grove Quilt Guild. We are almost 80 members strong. Members pay $20 per year in dues. We meet the second Monday of each month. 10 am @ the Olive Branch Senior Center and 6 pm @ Graceland Christian Church in Southaven. In addition to several charity projects we also host several activties/workshops during the year. our members are all ages and skill levels. We would love to have you visit! For more info please contact email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
Desoto County MS Quilting in the Grove
GumTree Quilters Guild. We are an ever changing group who meet on the first Tuesday of the month at the All Saints' Episcopal Church, 608 W. Jefferson St. We have a block of the month, stripp of the month as well as on-going education and information. Contact email@example.com for more information.
Wiggins. Pine Needle Quilters. We have about 25 members who pay $12 a year in dues. We meet at 6:30 P. M. on the second Tuesday of each month in the Stone County Library in Wiggins. We have planned programs each month, participate in making quilts for needy children, Stone County Fair and other projects. We also have guest instructors. We sponsor a show every other year in even years. Part of the proceeds from the Donation quilt will be used for scholarships for Commercial Arts Students on the Perkinston Campus. At this show we will have a traveling show from Keepsake Quilting. For more information e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.