Quilt Evaluation Day
Sep
21
10:00 AM10:00

Quilt Evaluation Day

Do you have a heirloom quilt that you would like to know more about? Are you wondering what year your favorite quilt was made? Join us to learn more about your quilt! Pam Pampe will be at the VQM evaluating quilts on Saturday, September 21, 2019. For members, entry to the museum is free, quilt evaluations are $10.00 per quilt. For nonmembers, entry is $8.00, quilt evaluations are $15.00 per quilt. Contact vqmevents@gmail.com to make an appointment, space is limited so make your reservation today!

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Buhl Workshop with Doreen Johnson
Sep
28
10:00 AM10:00

Buhl Workshop with Doreen Johnson

This workshop will share techniques for assembling the center “Pieced” block portion of the Buhl quilt. Follow along as Doreen Johnson and Patti Snyder demonstrate traditional and modern methods of assembling the “Rainbow” block.

The class will explore curved piecing and NON curved “Quick Prep” assembly options. Demonstrations will cover both Hand and Machine sewing techniques. Students may decide for themselves if they wish to HAND or MACHINE stitch their block in class. Bring your sewing machine if you wish to practice machine piecing.

Students will bring a short list of basic supplies to class.

Supply list available upon registration

Tickets are $40.00 and can be purchased at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/buhl-quilt-workshop-with-doreen-johnson-tickets-63990596597

Class is capped at 24 students and will take place at the Virginia Quilt Museum.

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Quilts About Town
Oct
1
to Oct 31

Quilts About Town

During the month of October, quilts will be displayed in businesses across downtown. Visitors of the museum will have the opportunity to go on a “scavenger hunt” to find the quilts. For more information on Quits About Town, click here

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Scandinavian Stars: No-Sew Fabric Ornaments Workshop with Sandy Maxfield
Oct
12
1:00 PM13:00

Scandinavian Stars: No-Sew Fabric Ornaments Workshop with Sandy Maxfield

Sandy’s fabric ornaments are so easy to learn and addictive to make! Hang them on the Christmas tree, string them into garlands, or attach to packages. They also make perfect little gifts full of holiday spirit. Sandy will teach you how to make two variations of the ornament in multiple sizes. The class fee is $25.00 and includes all supplies needed to make four special ornaments. Tickets can be purchased on Eventbrite.

This class will take place at the Virginia Quilt Museum.

There are only 12 spaces available so sign up today!

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Stash Blast!
Aug
3
12:00 PM12:00

Stash Blast!

  • Wellspring United Methodist Church (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Looking for a great deal on fabric and a way to support the museum? Join us for a Stash Blast in Williamsburg! This time we are working with the Colonial Piecemakers Quilt Guild. We are looking forward to sharing our fabric with you!

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Indigo Dying Workshop with Jane Frenke
Jun
15
11:00 AM11:00

Indigo Dying Workshop with Jane Frenke

Learn to dye fabric with Indigo, a plant that creates a beautiful blue color. You will learn to tie and fold fabric to achieve a variety of patterns as you dip and dye. Each student receives two yards of fabric for experimenting. Feel free to bring an all cotton, white t-shirt to explore your new skill! Dress for a mess! All supplies provided. For more information on Jane and her work please check out her website at www.fiestafabrics.com Class size limited so register early! Click on the event to learn more!

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Stash Blast!
May
11
9:00 AM09:00

Stash Blast!

Looking for a great deal on fabric and a way to support the museum? Join us for our second Stash Blast of the year at the VCQ quarterly meeting in Richmond! We are looking forward to sharing our fabric with you in this new location!

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Paper Peony Workshop
Apr
13
1:00 PM13:00

Paper Peony Workshop

Learn how to make beautiful peonies with crepe paper. You will love paper flowers because they are gorgeous and bring color year-round!

In this workshop you will be guided through making a beautiful, lush peony flower with leaves. You will learn the basic skills and techniques of crepe paper flower making which will transfer to making many other kinds of flowers.

All workshop supplies will be provided.

This workshop is appropriate for beginners. It is geared for adults, participants must be 16 years or older.

Seats are limited. Tickets can be purchased through the Eventbrite link below.

What Is Included:

·         2 hours of personal workshop instruction

·         Detailed guide with instructions and template

·         Crepe paper to make one peony flower in the workshop plus two more at home.

·         Free admission to the Virginia Quilt Museum on the day of workshop

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