Evening Escapes: Wine, Dine, and Stitch October

October 8, 2024

Tuesday, October 8, 2024
5:00 - 8:00 pm

Halloween fun - Stitching and painting.
Learn how to add color to your projects with paint!
Dinner to be announced soon.

Register here!

$30 per evening includes dinner, water and tea, project kit, and instructions. Wine sold on separately. 

A collaboration between the Virginia Quilt Museum and Patchwork Plus Evening Escapes offers you the chance to create a small hand project while enjoying dinner and the company of other stitchers in the lovely atmosphere of the Virginia Quilt Museum at the historic Silver Lake Mill. Each month will feature a different hand stitching technique ranging from English Paper Piecing to different embroidery stitches. Dinner provided by the Dayton Tavern and wine will be available for sale from Bluestone Vineyard. Dietary restrictions can be accommodated with advance notice, please list your dietary needs when registering.
A quilt from the VQM collection relating to that month’s topic will be shared with participants each month. Participants are encouraged to bring a project for show and tell related to each month's theme. 
The registration fee includes all of the supplies for that month's craft, dinner, water and tea. Wine will be sold separately on site. 

Schedule for Evening Escapes

5:00 - 5:30 - Free time to visit the museum’s exhibit and gift shop
5:30 - 6:00 - Dinner will be ready at 5:30 and wine will be available for purchase
6:00 - 6:30 - Project overview and instruction
6:30 - 8:00 - Stitching time and more time to visit the exhibits and browse the museum gift shop

2024 Evening Escapes Schedule:
Tuesday, August 13, 2024 - English Paper Piecing Hexie Flowers
Learn how to English Paper Piece and create a small hexagon flower. Perfect for decorating a pillow, bag, or the start to a quilt top! 
Dinner will be pork bbq and sides.

Tuesday, September 10, 2024 - Embroidery Flowers with Woven Wheels
Learn a sampling of embroidery stitches perfect for creating flowers including woven wheels. 
Dinner will be chicken salad and sides.

Tuesday, October 8, 2024 - Halloween fun - Stitching and painting.
Learn how to add color to your projects!
Dinner to be announced soon.

Tuesday, November 12, 2024 - Christmas Ornaments
Dinner to be announced soon.

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