The Stone House Quilters' Guild was formed in 1994 as an informal gathering of quilters in Manassas. The name Stone House was chosen in honor of a Civil War landmark located in Bull Run Battlefield Park in Manassas, Virginia. The Stone House Quilters Guild has monthly programs, workshops, and includes among its members many talented and gifted quilters. Our guild, located in historic Manassas, Virginia is a non-profit organization dedicated to the fellowship of quilting. We offer educational programs and workshops in various aspects of quilting. Our goal is to educate the public about this fine art, preserve its traditions, culture, history, and use our skills to benefit the community. Our love of quilting and the community extend beyond meetings and workshops. Each year we create a Raffle Quilt whose proceeds go to a local charity in the area. Our members make and distribute Community Quilts to various social service organizations. We support the arts in Prince William through our members' volunteer work. We join the Cabin Branch Guild in Woodbridge in a variety of activities including an annual quilt show. In short, we share with all our love of the quilting arts and the wonderful effect a little time, caring, and attention can have on people's lives.
The Stone House Quilters' Guild participate in several community service projects, giving baby blankets to Prince William Hospital, lap blankets to Annaburg Manor, and larger quilts to the Prince William County Police Department for children in trauma. In the wake of the Katrina disaster, members have donated quilts to Quilts International to be distributed to Katrina evacuees. The Stone House Quilters also teams up with the Cabin Branch Quilters to produce an annual quilt show every March filled with over 200 beautiful quilts, 18 or more vendors, demonstrations, a silent auction, a scavenger hunt for kids, 2 amazing raffle quilts and so much more.
The Stone House Quilters' Guild serves community in the city of Manassas and surrounding cities, Prince William County, Prince William Hospital, Annanburg Manor, Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA), the Manassas and Gainesville Rehabilitation Centers, and members of our military at Walter Reed Army Hospital.