Latest News · Workshops

Quilting Questions Workshop

Programs is hosting a Quilting Questions workshop, Saturday September 19 and October 9 from 10-2pm at Christ Lutheran Church

Drop by between 10-2pm with any quilting design, ruler use, patchwork issues, homemachine quilting, and binding questions that are on your mind. Or, bring ANY quilting question you may have. Several experienced quilters from the guild will help with the clinics. There is no fee for attending the clinics. Coffee and donuts will be available.

Latest News · Workshops

Patchwork Illusions Workshop

Sue Thurston and Sue Berry are holding a workshop Saturday, July 10 at Cave Spring Methodist Church, beginning at 10am, to work together and provide instruction on how to follow the Karen Combs pattern and build the Patchwork Illusions blocks.  Anyone interested needs to purchase a pattern from Karen Combs website (

If you are interested in attending please let Sue Berry and Sue Thurston know so they can setup enough tables, and provide you a list of supplies you will need. 


June 19, 2021: Patchwork Illusions Workshop

Presented by Karen Combs from Tennessee

6-hour workshop taught over Zoom for 20 participants
9am – 3pm with lunch break

Cost: $50 Star Guild Member,  $55 non-guild member

Learn a quick and easy rotary cutting method to create stunning quilts with a 3-D look.  Check out Karen’s website for more information and the supply list. 

Note: Also purchase the Patchwork Illusion pattern/rotary templates from Karen’s website.

We use your address only to get in touch with you about this workshop; no mailing lists.

Please select which payment method you plan to use:

Registration only holds your place for the moment. The workshop fee must be received by midnight June 8, 2021.

Pay for Workshop

Patchwork Illusions Workshop, member


Patchwork Illusions Workshop, non-member


If you are uncomfortable paying online with Paypal or your credit card, you can mail a check to the Guild:

Star Quilters Guild
Attn: Workshops
P.O. Box 4328
Roanoke, VA 24015


March 20 Quilt Workshop: ColorBugs and Curves

…Slash & Sew Improv Technique Combined with Sewing Curves

presented by Linda & Carl Sullivan from Colourwerx in Palm Desert, CA

6-hour Zoom workshop
10am to 5pm with one hour lunch break

Checkout their website for colorful, contemporary designs and quilts.

To book must have 24 participants
Pattern download 7 days before event


Registering holds your place, but your class fee must be postmarked by Feb 19, 2021

Mail your check to the guild:

Star Quilters Guild
P.O. Box 4328
Roanoke, VA 24015


Tues Nov 6: Japanese Fan Workshop

Workshop by Lucille Amos, a certified Judy Neimeyer instructor.

Tuesday November 6 (Election Day)
9:30 am -4:30 pm
$55 (includes pattern)

Register: July 9th before 7pm Guild meeting.  Bring a $55 check made out to Star Quilters Guild.  If you cannot be there, send your check with a friend. You will receive the pattern at sign up.  Click the picture to view the pattern,  but do not purchase the pattern from the website.

To expand your Japanese Fan to a larger size, let me know at sign up.   I will give out fabric requirements for expansion and supply lists with pattern, and Lucille will bring extension papers ($9/double $13/queen $18 king) for you to purchase at the workshop.

If you later determine you cannot attend the workshop, find someone to take your place – we will maintain a waiting list to help you.  Give your pattern to your substitute in time to prepare for the class – there will be no refunds.

Each workshop is limited to 15 people.  If there are more than 15 we can add another workshop on Wed.   Starting August 6, available slots will be opened to non-guild members for $65.00.

Preparation: Prior to class you will need to purchase and cut out all of your fabrics. We will offer optional cutting workshops to help you get ready for the class.  This pattern is entirely paper pieced.   You need to have experience with paper piecing prior to the class.

Set up prior to 9:30 in Fellowship Hall at Christ Lutheran Church.