Meeting Information and Location
If you are looking for a dynamic, fun quilt guild, Common Threads Quilters Guild is it! We have engaging speakers, Saturday Sewcials for learning new techniques and make many quilts for community charities.
Monthly Meetings are held on the 4th Monday of every month
(check the calendar for November and December meeting dates).
Meetings are from 7-9pm at:
Mills Chapel Baptist Church
85 Country Club Road
Newnan Ga 30263
Visitors are Always Welcome! For more info see our Contact Information page above under the Home Tab. Hope to see you soon!
2018 Board members
President Linda Burns
VP Membership Louise Lawrence
VP Programs Mandy Robinson & JoAnn Schrepfer
Treasurer Kris Townsend
Secretary Michelle Fambro
Special Events Jan Pilnacek
Newsletter/Website Jo Dennin
Community Service Sandy Whitlock
Ways & Means Brenda Hall
Saturday Sewcial Hetty Mapp
Raffle Ticket Sales Judy Daymont
Show & Tell Gail Black
Thursday Sewing Group
Our Guild members have the opportunity to meet every Thursday for a "Thursday Sewcial" at Mills Chapel Baptist Church from 10:00-2:00. It is a great time to share ideas and socialize while working on projects. Stop in any time and don't forget to bring a lunch. ** Note: The 2nd Thursday of every month will be dedicated to working on our Compassion quilts. Please join us.
February Crazy Quilt Class
Crazy Quilt Block Class With Paula Brown
Crazy quilting has two phases: 1. Creating your block
2. Embellishing your block
In this first class we will focus on creating your block. I say creating because you need to think about what you want your block to look like. Will you want a color theme, a certain memory, a holiday, etc.?
There are different ways to actually put your blocks together. I am going to show you my preferred method. You will be able to put fabrics exactly where you want them. So if you are incorporating a hankie, or part of an embroidered linen, you will put it where you want it.
Finished block size 12”
Paper and fabric scissors
Rotary cutter and small mat
Any ruler that allows adding 1/4” seam allowance
Up to 10 fabrics (this includes any special pieces like hankie, doilie)
20” square of muslin, old sheet, any plain light cotton fabric
Laces, braids, crochet etc. that needs to be sewn into seams
Optional: you may want to have on hand as you consider your block
Embroidery floss or pearl cotton in colors you want to use
Laces, ric rac, trim, jewelry, beads
Anything that can be sewn down
I will bring 8 - 9 totes of fancy fabrics given to me by Sandy Fields. You are welcome to use
them. If your fabrics are very soft you will need stabilizer. I use SF101. It is a very light weight
cotton with adhesive on one side. You can get it at Joann’s.
We will have 1 or 2 ironing stations set up. I will provide the freezer paper patterns.
January 13th Saturday Sewcial Pattern
Time to Renew your Membership