31 days of amazing quilt activities

The Atlanta Quilt Festival will celebrate its 12th year in 2020. The heart of the festival is the juried quilt exhibit which is housed at South Fulton Arts Center for the entire month of August. Quilting activities include a Master Quilter Workshop, Beginning Quilting Class, Collage Class,  and a Trunk Show. Activities kick off with an Opening Reception, Doll Exhibit and Quilt Market August 2, 2020 at South Fulton Arts Center.

Opening Reception August 2d


The Opening Reception will be held August 2, 2020 from noon to 4 p.m. at South Fulton Arts Center, 4645 Butner Road, College Park, GA 30349. Shop at the Quilt Market, view the juried exhibit, a special exhibit and the dolls of Elizabeth Smart. Don't miss the ribbon ceremony. Vote for Best of Show.

Master Quilter Workshop 


Artist Wycliff Linc Bennett led the 2019 Master Quilter Workshop. A picture of his art is shown here.

Trunk Show


Marquetta Bell Johnson presented the 2019 Trunk Show. A picture of one of her quilts is shown here.

Beginning Quilting

The date of the Beginning Quilting Class will be announced soon. The class  will be offered at Hammonds House Museum 503 Peeples Street, Atlanta, GA 30311. The class will be taught by Nina Moore. $15 class fee includes kit. 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.  Sewing machine required. When was the last time you did something for the very first time?

How to Publish Your Book

Have you always wanted to publish your book and did not know how? Maybe you want to publish your family recipes. Or maybe your autobiography. Or a collection of your quilts. Whatever your book is about, Aisha Lumumba will teach you step by step how to get your book from manuscript to Aisha has self published several books, including a novel, a recipe book and quilt books. Class will be held at Hammonds House Museum, 503 Peeples Street, Atlanta, GA 30311 from 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. $35. Register early on Eventbrite or Class size limited to 25 students.

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