Welcome to the Chattahoochee Evening Stars!

CES Quilt Guild

Meetings are the first Monday of each month (holidays may affect meeting dates).

  • 6-6:45 PM Gather and visit
  • 6:45-7 PM Business Meeting
  • 7-8 PM Speaker/Program 
  • 8 PM Show and Tell

Meetings are held at the Alpharetta Activity Center  (13450 Cogburn Road, Alpharetta, GA 30004-3602). We are currently meeting both “in-person” and via Zoom. Zoom links are emailed to members prior to each meeting.  We continue to have outstanding speakers, a  monthly Tuesday sewing bee, guild challenges, educational sessions, support community programs, and enjoy wonderful member discussions. Take some time and explore our website. If you would like to attend our meeting as a guest, contact us.

 

 

MEMBERSHIP

Thank you for your interest in the Chattahoochee Evening Stars Quilt Guild. We would love for you to join us. The guild welcomes all levels of quilters.

WHAT WE DO

The Chattahoochee Evening Stars have many annual, semi-annual, monthly and even weekly events to help further our goal of promoting quilting and fostering friendship.

GALLERY

At our monthly meetings, our members get an opportunity to show what they have been working on and finished. It gives the members a chance to Oooooo and Ahhhh and get ideas for stash busting projects!

Some facts about our Guild:

  • We are 48 members strong and growing.
  • In 2022, we donated 686 scent cloth packs to the Northside Hospital NICU, 639 pillowcases to Ryan’s Cases for Smiles, and 36 quilts to Quilts for Kids, distributed to the following hospitals: NE Georgia Medical Center, Athens Regional, Scottish Rite, and Egleston. Other quilts were donated to a domestic violence shelter and to foster care children.
  • We have varied programs including nationally recognized speakers, educational workshops, community service events, and much more.
  • Zoom is allowing many members to attend meetings, that couldn’t attend before.
  • Our monthly newsletter showcases new skills, details about our upcoming programs and events and gives membership recognition.
  • Beginners are ALWAYS WELCOME!

What’s happening:

Monday, March 4, 2024, Meeting at the Alpharetta Adult Learning Center, Program by Irene Blanck “From Ordinary Quilter to Superstar!” and Trunk Show

Friday, April 12, 2024, Quilts for Kids Workshop, Threadbear Quilt Shop, (515 Sawnee Corners Blvd., Cumming, GA) Contact Betsy Malone to reserve your spot.

Fabric Collection- Donate your quilting cotton scraps and yardage to make “Quilts for Kids” kits

Printable,  Annual Calendar on the Programs Page of this Website

 

 

Meeting

The next guild meeting is Monday, February 5, 2024.  After a short business meeting, Nancy Hutchinson will  be our in-person speaker, “Beautiful Fabric Collage Quilts” and trunk show. 

Sip and Sew

Currently there are no scheduled Sip n Sews

Note: All Sip N’ Sew events are via Zoom.

Tuesday Bee Group

The next Bee Group is on Tuesday, February 20, 2024 at 6PM

Note: The Tuesday Bee Group meets at The Mansell House, 1835 Old Milton Pkwy., Alpharetta, unless otherwise noted.

Upcoming Workshop

Quilts For Kids Workshop

Nancy Hutchison will teach the “Collage Quilt Method” to attendees using Fun Fabric Faces as the theme of the workshop.

  • Date and Time: Friday, April 12, 10AM-2PM
  • Location: Thread Bear Fabric Shop, 515 Sawnee Blvd #500, Cumming, GA 
  • Workshop fee: Free but only 10 spots available, Contact Betsy Malone to register 
  • Email us with questions

Spring Retreat 2024

Dates: March 21-24, 2024
Location: Georgia FFA-FCCLA Center, Covington, GA​

Contact  us for more information

Chattahoochee Evening Stars is a proud member of the Alpharetta Arts Leader Group that operates in a strategic partnership with the City of Alpharetta Recreation Parks & Cultural Services Department (ARPCS). This partnership helps us continue to fulfill our mission to promote quilting through educational programs and demonstrations. We look forward to advancing the art of quilting in our community.

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