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Quilters of South Carolina is the statewide quilt guild with over 650 members. Along with quarterly newsetters, QSC sponsors two major events during the year. A fall Pieceable Retreat with over 30 classes and a Spring Meeting with a nationally known teacher who presents workshops across the state. Dues are $20.00 a year. Visit our web site for more information.
Abbeville Piecemakers Quilt Guild. We have about 20 members who pay $20 a yr in dues due at the September meeting. We meet on the second Monday,10am.We meet for business/planning four times a year (Mar/June/Sept/Dec) at Center Street Cafe. The remaining months, we meet for a workshop/special program. We participate in several community events and Quilts of Valor project.
The Carolina Pine Quilters meet on the 2nd Monday of each month at 7PM at Trinity United Methodist Church @ 2724 Whiskey Rd, Aiken. We have about 50 or more members and our yearly membership fee is just $20.00 Visitors are always welcome. Don’t forget to check us out on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/groups/1539725552938761/
Banksia Quilter's Society. The first meeting of a new daytime quilt group will be on April 20, 2009, at 11:00 AM, in Aiken SC. The new Banksia Quilter's Society will meet on the third Monday of every month, 10:00 Am - 2:00 PM, at the Aiken County Historical Museum. Membership is open to all who want to enjoy or learn quilting, women, men, and children of any age. For more information, please contact the Aiken County Historical Museum at 803-642-2015 or Debbie Rosenbloom at email@example.com.
Prickly Fingers Quilters Guild. We have about 55 members who pay $20 a year in dues. We meet at 9:30 am the second Wednesday of the month at the Anderson County Library, 300 N. McDuffie Street. We have a monthly program with speakers and presentations, annual quilters' retreat, active philanthropy program and several bee opportunities. More information is on our webpage.
Electric City Quilters Guild. We have 55 members who pay $15 a year in dues. We meet at 6:30 pm at New Covenant Church on Simpson Road in Anderson. We have a monthly a guild library, an annual quilters' retreat, a monthly bee, and wonderful programs. For more information go to our webpage.
Sea Island Quilters has approx. 70 members who meet the first and third Thursday of every month at 6pm at the Senior Citizens Center in Port Royal. Third Thursday meeting is a program, show-and-tell,and refreshments. We present a biannual spring quilt show (odd years), yearly challenge and retreat, and BOM. We do various charity projects and have several workshops every year. Visitors are welcome. Dues are $20/year.
Quilters of Kershaw County. We have about 50 members that pay $20 a year in dues. We meet at 10AM on the second Monday of the month (Sept. - May) at the Fine Arts Center in Camden. We have classes and trips, a yearly fundraising auction, a secret sister program, and meet the first Monday of the month to create charity quilts. There are several quilt bees that meet various times during the entire year to work on projects. We also have a night group. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
Cobblestone Quilters serves Charleston, Berkeley, & Dorchester counties. We have over 250 members. Meetings include a program, block of the month, and show and tell. We host a show in the spring of even numbered years. Meetings are at 7pm on the second Thursday of the month at Yeamans’s Park Presbyterian Church, 5931 Murray Drive, Hannahan SC. email@example.com
Loose Threads Quilt Guild Join us on the 3rd Thursday of each month at 6:30 PM at Broad Street Methodist Church in downtown Clinton. We also host Sew Much Fun Saturdays on the 3rd Saturday of each month and meet on 1st & 3rd Wednesdays at 10 AM for hand-sewing and lunch at Jitter's Café. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
The Devine Quilters meet the first Monday in each month at Shandon Presbyterian Church, 607 Woodrow Street, in the Five Points area of town. Mini-demonstrations are held at 6:30 p.m. and the meeting starts at 7:00p.m. and ends promptly at 9:00p.m. With a membership of 55, we have a diverse group of all skill and interest areas. Our monthly programs usually feature a speaker or demonstration followed by show and tell, charity updates and guild projects. Dues are $24.00 a year and monthly donations to a door-prize fund is possible! Each year we choose a different charity project to benefit a local group. This year's charity project is a mystery block project that each member may choose to complete. At the end of the year we will gather on a quilting day to assemble the quilts which will be donated to the local cancer center to be used while patients are undergoing chemotherapy. The Devine Quilters sponsor a yearly bus trip to a nearby quilt and textile show as well as participating in National Quilting
Living Springs Quilters meet the second and fourth Saturday' from 9:30 - 11:30 at Living Springs Lutheran Church located at 4224 Hardscrabble Road, Columbia SC 29229. We work on a variety of projects, no experience required! Beverlyhoppert@gmail.com
Logan Lap Quilters. We have over 60 members who pay $24.00 per year in dues. We meet at 2:00 on the third Tuesday of each month at the Capital Senior Center, 1650 Park Circle, Columbia, SC 29201. We have a block of the month drawing, classes, yearly challenges, and we make quilts for Ronald McDonald House and Palmetto Richland Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. email@example.com
Greater Columbia Quilters monthly meetings are at 9:30 AM on the 3rd Tuesday at Seven Oaks Presbyterian Church at 530 St. Andrews Rd. with business and show & tell followed by a program. Membership is open to anyone interested in quilts or quilting. We offer programs, classes, a newsletter, bees that meet in members homes and charity sew day. Dues are $25 per year, renewable in November.
Scraphappy Quilters. We have started a new guild in the Conway area. We meet at 1:00 pm every other Monday. ALl ages and all levels welcome. Currently, there is no evening group, but we would consider starting one if there are enough people interested. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Swamp Fox Quilters. We meet the first Thursday of the month, John Calvin Presbyterian Church on corner of Marsh Ave. and Third Loop Road, 9:30 am, visitors welcome. We have monthly programs and show and tell every meeting. We also have a work day on the third Thursday of the month with activities planned. We have a yearly Raffle Quilt and Guild challenge which usually hangs in local museums. We attend and display quilts at a local Civil War reenactment yearly. Our dues are $15.00 per year.
- Fountain Inn
Guild Busy Bees Quilt Guild meets the second Wednesday of each month at 10:00 a.m. at Fountain Inn Presbyterian Church, 307 N. Main St. 29644. We are a friendly group of approximately 60 members. Dues are $20.00 annually. Contact email@example.com for additional information.
Foothills Piecemakers Quilting Guild - meets first Thursday of each month at Grace Baptist Church, 5020 Old Spartanburg Rd., Taylors, SC. Time: 7 PM till 9 PM. We have Block of the Month Drawings, Quilting Bees, Name Tag Drawings, Show and Share, along with special guest speakers. Guest Workshops are offered. Come join the fun! E-mail contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Greer Peach Patchers Quilt Guild. We have 30 members who pay $15 a year in dues. Meet the 4th Tuesday of the Month, 6:30 p.m. at Cottages of Brushy Creek Club House, 101 Cottages Creek Circle, Greer SC 29650, Entrance 4 Greer Memorial Hospital. Contat email@example.com for more information.
The Needlers Quilt Guild: We have 19 members who pay $20.00 a year in dues. Our meetings are held at 10:am, at the Turner House, located on Bailey Circle in Greenwood. We meet on the second Saturday of each month, except for November & December, our meeting are held on the first Saturday of the month. We have show & tell at each meeting. Work shops are held several times a year. Our Guild takes a trip to Pegion Forge each year to the Quilt Fest. Quest speakers and vender are invited to our meetings from time to time. We participate in the Art Guild's exhibits in Greenwood. Each year we make a quilt and raffle it off at the Greenwood County Fair. Norma Whitmire Nwhitmire@nctv.com
- Heath Springs
Piecemakers Quilt Guild meets the second Monday of each month at 6:00 p.m. at the Heath Springs Baptist Church. There are 25 members. We are participating in a block of the month for traditional quilters and an alternate block of the month for applique quilters, classes, trips, weekend quilt projects and yearly projects for charity. Membership is $20. Nurturing beginning quilters and challenging experienced quilters is our goal. New members welcomed. firstname.lastname@example.org
- Hilton Head
The Palmetto Quilt Guild. We have about 150+ members who pay $35 a year in dues. We meet at 1pm on the third Thursday of the month, except August and December, at the Hilton Head Beach & Tennis Resort, 40 Folley Field Road, Hilton Head Island, SC. We have nationally known speakers at our meetings with workshops the following day. We also have several "bees" that meet regularly.
Magic Needle Quilt Guild. We have about 22 members who pay $20 a year in dues and newsletter. We meet at 10:00am on the second Thursday of the month at the First Presbyterian Church. We do classes, have joint programs with Piecemakers Guild, and do community service for the hospital making pillow cases for the pediatric patients. We were commissioned by the hospital to make around 15 wall hangings for the newly remodled Womens and infants wing. Contact Janet Nelson (803) 289-2969 for more information. Lancaster Piece Makers Quilting Guild. We meet the second Monday or each month at 6:00pm at Beaver Creek Presbyterian Church, 1928 Country Club Road in Kershaw, SC and pay $20 per year for dues. We have classes, have joint programs with Magic Needle. We work on making quilts for the Crisis Pregnancy Center as our community service project. Members have free quilt lessons each month, plan shopping trips, door prizes, a quilt tip of the month, workshops and monthly programs and projects. Quilt show with the Magic Needle Guild held as often as possible. Both guilds make their own donation quilt. Together with the Magic Needle Guild we were commissioned to make quilts for the local hospital. Contact Donna Sawyer (803) 285-3375 for more information.
Landrum Quilters, We have 120 members who pay $20 annually in dues. We meet at 9:30 am on the second Thursday of the month at the Gowensville Community Center, near the intersection of Highway 11 and Highway 14. Our bee takes place on the fourth Monday at 9:30 in the same location. We sponsor a biennial quilt show in odd-numbered years and an Airing of the Quilts on alternate years. Philanthropy projects include Ronald McDonald and Hospice lap quilts, tote bags and pillow cases for the Hope Center for Children and monthly food and health times for a shelter for victims of domestic abuse. Workshops and classes take place periodically. The meetings include a program, show and tell, and business. email@example.com
PD Patchwork Quilters meets last Thursday of each month at 7 pm at RJK Frames and Things, E. Main Street, Latta, SC. Contact: Rebecca Grant, PO Box 1839, Dillon, SC 29536.
Threads of Time is located in Lexington, SC. We have over 100 members who pay $24 annual dues. We meet on the 1st Saturday of the month at 10am at the Lighthouse building of Saxe Gotha Church in Lexington. Doors open at 9am. We are a welcoming, friendly, inclusive group of all ages who are learning & loving all things quilting. firstname.lastname@example.org
Nimble Thimble Quilt Guild. We meet the second Monday of each month in the GYM at Messiah Lutheran Church, 1100 Log Shoals Road, Mauldin (suburb of Greenville, SC). Dues are $15 a year. The meeting starts at 7:00 p.m. with a brief business meeting followed by Show & Tell and a quilt related lecture. We sponsor a quilt show the first weekend of October each year, a donation quilt and workshops.
- Myrtle Beach
Palmetto Crafty Quilters Meet at the Grand Strand Sr. center, 21st street, Myrtle beach SC. On Wed. Mornings at 9:30 , there are no evening meetings at this time.
Coastal Carolina Quilters. We have over 150 members, many are snow birds from Canada who arrive in the winter months. the organization meets in Oceanside Village Community Building. Meetings vary with charity quilt workshop, round table demonstrations, lottery blocks, outside speakers, and one or two business meetings a year. email@example.com
- North Augusta
Pieceful Hearts Quilters. We meet on the 1st Monday night of the month at 7:00 PM and the 2nd Thursday morning of the month at 10:00 AM at St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church on Martintowne Rd. Contact Kay Lawrence at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Starlight quilters meet the first and Third Tuesday of the month at the Edisto Gardens Art Center 6:30 - 8:30 pm during the standard daylight time, (winter) and from 7:00-9:00 during Day light savings time. All level of quilters invited. Linda Coleman email@example.com
UpCountry Quilt Guild meets at 7:00pm on the fourth Tuesday of the month in the community room of Blue Ridge Electric Co-operative, 734 W. Main St., Pickens, SC 29671. We have about 60 members and our fees are $20 per year. We have featured speakers, show and tell, block of the month, community service projects,workshops for all skill levels. Visitors are welcome.
- Rock Hill
York County Quilters Guild,Inc. We have 150 members who pay $20/year dues. We meet at 6:45 PM on the 3rd Monday of the month at Grace Lutheran Church, 426 Oakland Ave. We have speakers,workshops, small groups, show and tell, block exchange, quilt show every other year and an auction the year there is no quilt show. or York County Quilters(Facebook)
Lake and Mountain Quilters Guild. We meet on the 1st Monday of the month at Eternal Shepherd Lutheran Church, 220 Carson Road, Seneca. Socializing starts at 6:30PM followed by a meeting at 7PM. Check us out on the web.
Silver Threads Quilt Guild meets the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month to sew for Quilts of Valor. The sewing is from 10-2pm at Holy Cross Church 205 E. College Street in Simpsonville, SC 29681. We also sew on the 1st Saturday of the month at Mariettas Quilt Shop in Simpsonville. firstname.lastname@example.org
Piedmont Piecers Meet at the Cleveland Park Pavillion the third Tuesday of each month. email@example.com
Piecemakers Quilt Guild (formerly of Lancaster) meets the second Monday of the month at Heath Springs Baptist Church, in Heath Springs, SC. We have about 25 members, dues are $15 per year. We have monthly programs, Saturday work days, classes, trips and yearly service projects. firstname.lastname@example.org
Coastal Carolina Quilters meets the third Monday of each month.
Swamp Rabbit Quilt Guild. We have about 25 members and we pay $20 per year in dues. We meet at 7:00 pm on the second Monday of every month at the Travelers Rest Library, 17 Center Street. We have just started block-of-the-month and are planning our first quilt show. We also have show and share.