Ladies of the Lakes                Quilters of Lakeland

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For more information:
Call:       Judy @  863.640.2299
email:    judy.gentry@yahoo.com
                    or
              Betty @ 863-430-9352
               betty6769@hotmail.com

Our guild is located in Lakeland, Florida.  If you love quilts and quilting we would love to have you join us as a member or guest.  

The mission of this guild is to stimulate, encourage, and promote all aspects of quilt making, be it dating, collecting, preserving, appreciating, and/or creating new quilts.  The objective is to encourage the appreciation and preservation of the art and craft of quilt making for individuals and the community through education, charity and fellowship.

Our activities include:  Fellowship, Show and Tell, Updates on guild business, Programs with guest speakers (some nationally known), Trunk Shows, Workshops, Trips, Charity Projects, and a Biennial Quilt Show.

Regular meetings are held at 6:00pm on the 3rd Thursday of each month. 

 We also have a monthly "Sew-cial" meeting on the 1st Thursday of each month at 4:00 pm at Bethany Christian Church, 4224 Pipkin Creek Road, Lakeland, 33811.  It features a potluck dinner and sit-and-sew where we work on our own projects, a charity project, or items for our boutique.  We have plenty of quilt talk too. 
March 19, 2015 
Monthly meeting will start at 6:00 pm at Lakeland Public Library on Lake Morton. Our speaker will be Sarah Ann Smith and she will talk about "The Decorated Quilt:  Beads, Embellishments and Other Treasures."





March 5, 2015
Sit and Sew at Bethany Christian Church
has been cancelled this month due to the Expo.
Call Dani Sawtelle if you would like to go to her house to sew for the afternoon.
March 2
Applique group meets at Red Elephant restaurant on So. Florida
10.30 AM - 2:30 PM
Attention All Members
https://hghlndscountyquiltguild.wordpress.com/2015-highlands-county-quilt-show/
Class Registration Form
February 2015 Newsletter
March 20, 2015
Sarah Ann Smith will offer a workshop on Hawaiian Applique by Machine.  Cost of workshop is $50 for all day workshop plus supplies,  Please visit her website for supply list.
​http://www.sarahannsmith.com

March 2015 Auction Block
​Unfinished block size about 12 inches

Small squares - 4.5 in
Nine patch - start with 1 7/8" strips

Use your choice of colors.  Do not trim.
March 5 - 7
Sewing and Quilting Expo at Lakeland Center
Help is still needed as ambassadors and also at the Guild Quilt booth - please contact Ira Gleason if you can help.
March 20  - class at Providence Fire Station
                    Hawaiian Applique by Machine:

Hawaiian quilts are beautiful in symmetry and bold design, but hand appliqué is time-consuming. Learn to create a Hawaiian-style masterpiece in a fraction of the time. Select an 18” block pattern provided by the instructor to begin a pillow top, small wall hanging, or begin a larger quilt, or work on a 6" block in class as practice for your 18" block at home. Hawaiian Applique by Machine Class Supply List here. To see a blogpost about this class, go here.