Sunday, September 14, 2014

Sea Island Quilters 2015 Quilt show

When:  Friday and Saturday, May 1 and 2, 2015, from 10-5
Where:  Holiday Inn and Suites on Boundary Street, Beaufort, SC

What:  More than 100 member-submitted quilts of all sizes, representing traditional, modern, and art esthetics, will be on display.

  • In addition to viewing displayed quilts, shop for quilts and quilting-related items from vendors and in our hand-made shop. 
  • Take advantage of a Silent Auction and the opportunity to win a bundle or two of fat quarters. 
  • Watch vendor and instructive demonstrations. 
  • Door prizes will be awarded both days. 
  • Drawing on Saturday afternoon for a beautiful Judy Niemeyer quilt, “Osprey’s Nest,” pieced and quilted by guild members. (Information and tickets available at local shops or from guild members.) 
  • Demonstrations and vendors will be listed and updated.

Admission:  $6;  children under 12 free.

For more information about the show, contact Lynn O’Neal at

Details of raffle quilt
               "Osprey's Nest"

         a Judy Niemeyer design

For more info contact 
Nancy Depalo-
Patti VanBuren-
Lynn O'Neal-

Sunday, March 3, 2013

Vendor list for 2013 Quilt Show



Come shop our vendors on May 3 & 4 at our Quilt Show
Vendors as of March 17, 2013

1.  Bonnie Quellette Vintage textiles & quilts

2.  Ellen  Roberts  new/vintage fabrics, quilt racks
3.  Granny’s         Argent Dr., Ridgeland, SC     Fabric, Notions
Edith Vestal, Bluffton, SC      843/645-9002
4.  Pat’s Calico Cottage - Gammill Long Arm Quilting
“Free” Hands on Long Arm Quilting Demonstrations
Authorized and Factory Trained Gammill Dealers
Pat Walker, Owner
770-978-9551 or 888987-8458
5. Nolting Long Arm Quilting -   Steve Holodnak-     Long Arm quilting demos

6.  Seaside Rug Hooking Co, Hand Dyed wool for rug hooking or wool applique
Debra Walland Hilton Head SC  (       843/422-0066
Laura Kenyon   Wakefield, R.I.  ( 401/932-6994
7.  p.s. Going Sewing   Speciality rulers notions, patterns, quilters gifts, demos
Peggy McIntire,   Lawrenceville, GA 770/315-7106 

8.The Cotton Quilt 
Jerry & Martha Annas, Granite Falls, NC  828/726-6786 or  244/7797

9  The Crazy Quilter
Alicia Whitehouse  478/454-6657  Redwork, paperpiece, applique, notions, sulky wt thread, gifts, &
lots f lighthouses  Milledgeville, GA
10  Quilttricks     Original quilt patterns featuring quiltlet trios, wallets, purses, table runners
Karen Comstock,       Cary, NC      919/818-3101                      wallhangings, full-size quilts.

 11.  Margie Macready           Antique linens, sewing notions and related sewing items, quilts
St Helena Island, SC   540/797-1743


Sea Island Quilters Quilt Show 2013

Sunday, February 10, 2013

Updates for Quilting Resources 2014

Just a few changes since our last posting of Quilting Resources

Fabric Shops and Supplies:
  • Tabby Fabrics and Studio, Second Floor of Lady's Island Marina Building (on the water), Beaufort SC 29902; 843.379.570 
  • Granny's Quilt Fabric and More, 1109-B Argent Blvd, Ridgeland, 29936 SC; 843.208.3111
  • Sister's Sit N Sew: 55 Calhoun St, Bluffton, SC 29920; 843.706.6155

Long Arm Quilting Services:

Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Southern Comforts 2011 Quilt Show

Sea Island Quilters
"Southern Comforts Quilt Show"
Saturday, May 7, 2011 from 10am - 5 pm
Sunday, May 8, 2011 from 10am - 4pm

Save the Date! Be sure to join us at the Charles Lind Brown Activity Center, located at the corner of Hamar and Greene Streets, Beaufort, South Carolina.

Venders, Boutique, Books, Demonstrations, Silent Auction, Handmade Quilts, and More!

More details to follow!

Saturday, April 3, 2010

Quilting: Local to National Resources!

Just a quick listing of Quilting Resources, from Local, to Regional, to National!

(Slide-Show above: Photos from the Sea Island Quilters Nov. 19, 2009 meeting.)

Have a favorite Resouce not listed here? Email Us and Tell us about it so, it can be reviewed and included here!

Local Quilting Resources:

Sea Island Outreach Programs:

(in Alphabetical Order, then from Beaufort, to SC, to Regional, to National)

Fabric Shops and Supplies:
  • Creative Stitches, 60-B Robert Smalls Pkwy, Beaufort, SC 29906; 843.524.1892
  • Granny's Quilt Fabric and More, 1109-B Argent Blvd, Ridgeland, 29936 SC; 843.208.3111
  • Sister's Sit N Sew: 55 Calhoun St, Bluffton, SC 29920; 843.706.6155
  • Cross Stitch Junction: Is Closing. As of July 18, 2011, everything left in the store is 50% Off; 33 Office Park Road, Unit B, Hilton Head, SC 29928; 843.842.8878

Long Arm Quilting Services:

Regional & National Resources:

Educational, Museums: (Alphabetical)

Friday, April 2, 2010

Sea Island Quilters: 2011 Guild Quilt

Welcome to the Sea Island Quilters' first Blog listing!

Quick Overview: The
Sea Island Quilters, of Beaufort, South Carolina, have a strong community outreach program. More than 100 quilts are given each year to organizations such as Citizens Opposed to Domestic Abuse, Child Abuse Prevention Association and the Franciscan's Center. The guild also supports Friends of Caroline Hospice, holds quilting workshops and displays, and offers a scholarship/grant to study fiber arts. Many members of Sea Island Quilters volunteer as mentors at the PALS Senior Quilting Class in Port Royal, SC.

The Sea Island Quilters meet every 3rd Thursday in Beaufort, SC. See SIQ Calendar for dates, maps, events, etc!See CONTACT Info below for mailing address and email.

NOTE: Click On the ALBUM Slide-Show above for Larger Images and Captions.

Photos above of the 2011 Sea Island Quilters Guild Quilt for the 2011 Southern Comforts Quilt Show have just been posted to the Sea Island Quilters on-line Photo Albums.

The 2011 Guild Quilt has been beautifully hand-sewn, hand applique'd and machine quilted by Sea Island Quilters members. (Machine quilting was done by Carol Jaynes of Carol Ann's Quilting (see Resources link here).

Links to Close-Up photos of each Hand Sewn and Applique'd block will be posted below, starting with Rows 1-3. A few of the hand-sewn 9-Patch blocks are also included. (The Blocks are shown in order of placement in the quilt, from Top to Bottom (Rows 1-11) and Left to Right (A-F). Additional Album Links will be added for Rows 4-6, 7-9, and 10-11 as available.
Click here to Link to the Sea Island Quilters Calendar.

Additional photos and details will be posted as available.

Contact Us:
Sea Island Quilters
P.O. Box 1446
Beaufort, SC 29901