Mission and purpose

The purpose of the Lone Star Heritage Quilt Guild is to preserve the heritage of quilting; to promote the knowledge and understanding of all aspects of quilts; to provide opportunities for continuing education among those interested in the art of quilting; and to provide a gathering place to promote friendships with those who share a common interest.

 

Meeting Information

Meetings are held the fourth Monday evening of each month, with social time, refreshments, an interesting program, a business meeting and show and tell.2015-2016 OFFICERS

 

Membership Benefits and Information

  • Monthly meetings of the guild include interesting and educational programs on a variety of subjects related to the art of quilting.
  • Workshops are also scheduled during the year and members enjoy preferred access to these workshops.
  • Members receive a monthly newsletter which includes all happenings of the guild, including notices of meetings, workshops, all activities and much more.
  • Members may participate in show and tell at each meeting and receive encouragement and accolades.
  • A lending library containing a wide variety of quilting books is available for members’ use.
  • Circles: Small groups meet to work on individual or group projects.
  • Meetings, circles and other guild activities provide opportunities to meet others with similar interests and make lasting friendships.
  • A guild directory given to each member provides contact information of all members.
  • Annual dues are collected in January of each year.

Pictured above is the 2015

Lone Star Heritage Quilt Guild
Raffle Quilt

"Texas - Deep in the Heart"

Made by Guild Members

Quilted by Debra Hager

The 16th Annual

Lone Star Heritage Quilt Guild Show

"Texas - Deep in the Heart"

Was September 18-19, 2015

 

SPECIAL EXHIBIT

Allison Bayer displayed some of her vintage quilts and vintage sewing machines. She gave presentations as well as treadling machine demonstrations!

Special Activities for Children

For the Home School Community: On Friday September 18th we had a special program for the Home School Community; children and their families. Other children were welcome too.

On Saturday, September 19th our Guild sponsored activities which were open to all children and their families. Activities included a scavenger hunt, storytime, and an opportunity to make a quilt block.


Guild meetings are
the fourth Monday of the month

Building open at 4:30 PM

Potluck dinner at 5:30 PM

Meeting starts at 6:15 PM

 

Our Guild meets at the Senior Citizen Building, 150 MLK Blvd., Sulphur Springs, TX

Lone Star Heritage Quilt Guild

P.O. Box 2024

Sulphur Springs, TX 75482

 

To contact us, click HERE

 

LSHQG Membership Application, click HERE

 

Click here for our FaceBook page for pictures and more information!

Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce

www.sulphursprings-tx.com

 

Texas Association of Quilt Guilds

www.texasassociationofquiltguilds.org

 

Chapter Member of the National Quilting Assn.

www.nqaquilts.org

 

Hopkins County Historical Society

www.hopkinscountymuseum.org

 

City of Sulphur Springs Website

www.sulphurspringstx.org

 

Sulphur Springs Downtown Business Alliance

www.sulphurspringsdba.com

2016 Programs and Workshops

 

January 25: Member Denise Givney will help us understand how computers can be useful for quilters, including the use of the popular Pinterest site

 

February 22:

 

March 28:

 

April 25:

 

May 23:

 

June 27:

 

July 9: Texas Association of Quilt Guilds Annual Rally Day www.texasassociationofquiltguilds.org

 

July (TBA): Deadline for entering quilts in our September show!!

 

July 25:

 

August 22:

 

September 16 & 17: Annual Lone Star Heritage Quilt Show !!

 

September 26:

 

October 24:

 

November 28:

 

December 12: Christmas potluck dinner

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