The Tennessee Valley Quilters Association (TVQA) began in 1980 when a small group of nineteen quilting enthusiasts gathered in Bell Buckle, Tennessee. TVQA is a regional non-profit organization whose purpose is to promote interest in and an appreciation for quilts and quiltmaking. Our membership spans the Tennessee River valley to include quilters from Tennessee, Alabama and Georgia. TVQA sponsors several events throughout the year and offers members opportunities to learn about quilts and quiltmaking, exchange ideas, and share their quilting experiences with others.

President: Jackie Pearson

Vice President: Emily Johnson

Secretary: Jane Lyon

Treasurer: Bonnie White

Newsletter Editor: Elaine Jackson

Membership Chair: Brenda Willis

Severe Weather Policy

The following Severe Weather Policy for attendance at quarterly TVQA Board meetings was adopted at the May 2016 meeting:
Severe Weather Policy

The safety of the TVQA guild representatives is of utmost concern. Remember, your safety comes first! The following guidelines apply when the National Weather Service issues a severe weather warning:

If the schools in Rutherford County are closed on the day of the TVQA meeting due to weather conditions, or if Rutherford County is under a severe weather warning, then there will be no TVQA meeting.

If the schools in the county were the guild representatives live are closed on the TVQA meeting date due to weather conditions, or if you county is under a severe weather warning, then your guild will be excused from attendance for that meeting.

If you will not be at the TVQA meeting due to severe weather, contact the TVQA President, Vice President or Secretary either the night before the meeting or before 9:00 a.m. the day of the meeting.

The featured quilt was the Best of Show at the Tennessee State Fair for 2013. If you would like to have your quilt featured on this website, you must be a member of TVQA, and send a picture along with your name and details of the quilt to tvqaquilting@gmail.com. TVQA and Webmaster have the right to use or not use the picture as space permits.

© 2013-2018 Tennessee Valley Quilters Association, last updated 3-27-2018

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