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LQG Quilt Show is held every two years.

Its a wrap! The Lake Quilters Guild at Smith Mountain Lake held its biennial quilt show on June 7th and June 8th, 2024, at the Eastlake Community Church which is located at 1201 Timberwood Lane, Moneta, VA. 24121.

The theme of the show was “Quilts For All Seasons”, and approximately 100 quilts and quilt-related items will be on display. The included a quilt raffle, gift basket raffles, and vendors selling quilting/sewing items, purses, jewelry, and wallets. There was a new feature at the show this year – a Boutique with artisan items for sale!! Hope to see you at the 2026 Show.

***Bob Houpt (photographer and husband of Guild Member Joanne Houpt) is sharing some beautiful photos he took at the recent Quilt Show. Please take a moment to check out his work, in particular, look at 2024 S.M.L. Quilt Show & Boutique.*** Thanks Bob - great job!!! "

Check out this informative pre-show interview with Gail McCord (Chair of the Quilt Show Committee) and Joy Shannahan (President of the Guild).

Please click on the attached for more information. Quilt Show Ad (PDF).

Please see attached listing of Quilt Show Categories. Quilt Show Categories (PDF).


Lake Quilters Guild Quilt Show April 29-30, 2022

"Every Story Has a Quilt... Every Quilt Has a Story"

Bob Houpt (photographer and husband of Guild Member Joanne Houpt) is sharing some great photos he took at the recent Quilt Show. Please take a moment to check out his work " Click on S.M.L Quilt Show 2022 to view the Quilt Show photos.

Check out more Quilt Show Fun!!

More Quilt Show Photos available on our Facebook page.

Please take a look at this outstanding article written by Christina Koomen at Laker Weekly - page R3. She really captured the Quilt Show!

CONGRATULATIONS to the Raffle Quilts winners: Viona Jones and Brenda Gay Shumaker!!

Our 2022 quilt show was held on April 29-30, 2022 at the Bethlehem United Methodist Church on Rt 122 across from the Moneta/SML Library in Moneta, VA

There were more than 100 quilts on display as well as wearables, table runners, bowl cozies, purses, and miniature quilts. There were also Bee displays showcasing quilt works by our Bee members. In addition, representatives from the Roanoke Quilts of Valor (QOV) group had a booth to display their works and provide information on the QOV initiatives. Members of the church provided delicious lunches and snacks for purchase. Quilt Photos will continue to be added - check back again, please.

Click here or click on the image to view our beautiful
Quilt Show Flyer as an 8.5" x 11" PDF

Thanks to our terrific 2022 Quilt Show Co-Chairs who worked tirelessly to make this Show so successful:

Karen Taylor and Jan Emerick-Brothers

Thanks to the local retailers who allowed us to place signage and flyers throughout the community.

Thanks also to the many people around the area who came out to see our Quilt Show - we appreciate your support!

Our 2020 Quilt Show was canceled due to Covid 19.

Lake Quilters Guild Quilt Show 2018

Co-Chairs: Joyce Moorman and Joyce Noell.

Our 2018 Quilt Show "Our Quilts, Our Passion" was held on April 6th & 7th at Trinity Ecumenical Parish, 40 Lakemount Drive, Moneta, Virginia. There were more than 160 quilts on display. In addition to our quilts, there were a number of displays made by our bee members. Members of the church provided a delicious lunch for everyone to purchase and enjoy. We offered two beautiful raffle quilts (see more below).


Click here to see a slideshow (mp4) of the quilt show. (

Click here to view a list of the winners... Viewer's Choice Awards. List compiled by Joyce Noell. Please push your browser's back button to come back to this page.

Best in Show went to Stephanie Schaefer for "Morning Sun."Stephanie's quilt is pictured at right. (Photo by Joyce Noell)


Our 2018 Raffle Quilts

Our 2018 Quilt Show Raffle Quilts: On the left is Tumbling Blocks made by Jackie Hodgson and quilted by Cathy Fandel. It will fit a king sized bed! On the right is our second raffle quilt made by Stephanie Schaefer and quilted by Alicia Knox.

Our 2018 Quilt Show Committee: Click here to see who served on our 2018 Quilt Show Committee. In addition many members volunteered at the the show. Without everyone's help the show wouldn't be possible.

Lake Quilters Guild Quilt Show 2016

Quilt Show Chairpersons: Vicki Seekford and Lori Suon

Our 2016 Quilt show, "Celebrating Quilting 2016" was held on April 1st & 2nd at Trinity Ecumenical Parish, 40 Lakemount Drive, Moneta, Virginia. More than 160 quilts were on display and 520 attended the show (this includes paid attendees, children and volunteers). 81 volunteers helped make the show run smoothly. We are blessed to have so many talented members who happily share their quilts with everyone. Also we're grateful for all the volunteers who make it happen.

View a slideshow of the 2016 Quilt Show. This slideshow highlights the quilt show, it does not show every quilt. The 2015 Block of the Month quilts have been placed in a separate slide show (view below). They celebrate the 50 Anniversary of Smith Mountain Lake. Close the slideshow window to return to this page.

View a slideshow of the 2015 Block of the Month 50th Anniversary Quilts displayed at the 2016 Quilt Show. This a slideshow of all the 2015 Block of the Month quilts that were displayed at the quilt show. These quilts celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Smith Mountain Lake. Each BOM participant individualized her quilt by adding personal photos and/or appliqué depicting favorite lake scenes. The instructor was Cindy Clark. She made four Anniversary quilts. One was donated to the SML Chamber of Commerce, and one was donated to the guild to be raffled at the quilt show (see below). More information and photos of Cindy's quilts, along with this slidewhow, can be accessed from the Block of the Month page. Close the slideshow window to return to this page.

View a list of the winners... Viewer's Choice Awards.

The 2016 Quilt Show Team

Quilt Show Raffle Quilts. Two quilts (see below) were raffled this year, "SML 50 Anniversary Quilt," pieced and quilted by Cindy Clark and "Something to Cherish," pieced by Karen Arends and several members from various bees and quilted by Alecia Knox. The "SML 50th Anniversary Quilt" was won by Nancy Robbins. "Something to Cherish" was won by Joyce Lortscher.


 "SML 50 Anniversary"

"Something to Cherish"

Lake Quilters Guild Quilt Show 2014

Our 2014 Quilt show "Quilting: A Living Legacy" was held on April 4th & 5th, 2014. It was co-chaired by Vicki Seekford and Lori Suon. More than 175 quilts were on display and over 509 people attended the quilt show. More than 80 volunteers helped make the show happen. Of course, the real heros are the many members who displayed their quilts.

View a slideshow of the 2014 Quilt Show. This is just a sampling of the many quilts on display. Information has been added to the slideshow photos that identifies the winners of the Viewer's Choice Awards. My apologies to Linda Pote and Joyce Noell who had additional winning quilts that did not appear in this slideshow. Also, Bette Gove's entry in the Rainbow Quilts tied for 2nd place in the quilt show viewer's choice. The other Rainbow winners are the same as the winners that appear on the 2013 Rainbow Challenge page.

View a list of the winners... Viewer's Choice Awards.

Use this link to view all the quilts in the show. Joyce Noell took photos of all the quilts and put them on Shutterfly for you. You do not have to sign up. Just click "View Album" and then choose "Play Slideshow" at the top right of the photos.

Quilt Show Raffle Quilts. Cindy Clark produced two quilts for the quilt show raffle. The quilts were on display at The General Store, then traveled to The Quilting Connection and to The Crooked Stitch. Raffle tickets were available at the quilt show and prior to the show from LQG members.


 "Garden Bloom" was won by Stephanie Schaefer.

"Rainbow with a Twist" was won by Nancy Robbins.

Both winners are Lake Quilter's Guild Members who sold (and purchased) lots of tickets.

  View Larger Photos of the Raffle Quilts.

Quilt Show Committee. Be sure to check out all the people who worked tirelessly behind the scenes and don't forget the many members who volunteered at the show.

View Highlights and Photos of our Previous Quilt Shows:

To view highlights and photos of past quilt shows (2006-2012) click here.

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