Watth-2ch TV or listen to local radio stations.   If schools in Somers or Kennedy Catholic are closed on the day of a guild meeting, it automatically cancels the evening meeting for us.

Latest News

1Jan, 2017

President’s Message

Happy New Year to all!  I hope you all had a wonderful holiday season and were able to get some quilting in.  Quilt registration opens in just a couple of weeks and I hope we have as great a display at this year’s show as we did last May.  Things [...]

1Jan, 2017

Membership Information

Hospitality As whose names begin with J K L please bring in a snack for our January meeting.

1Jan, 2017

Quilt Show

Volunteer sign-ups will start during the January guild meeting.  Every member is asked to serve two hours over the course of the show weekend. Quilt Registration opens on January 30, 2017 and runs through March 31.  The form will be available on the website.   Our next committee meeting will [...]

1Jan, 2017

Programs

Workshops/Lectures Stop by our sign up table to see what is up-coming in March and April, 2017.  You can also go to Program, Lectures and Workshops on the Home page of our website for more details. Programs Check out the "Winter Programs" section on the Home page to see the fun [...]

1Jan, 2017

Special Events

Quilts Inspired By Books It is not too late to do your guild challenge piece, “Quilts Inspired by Books”.  Do not think that you have to design a complicated art piece for this challenge.  Think of traditional patterns that might lend themselves to a book, i.e.using log cabin blocks [...]

1Jan, 2017

Charitable Activities

Comfort Quilts Guild members have been hard at work making Comfort Quilts.  142 Quilts were distributed between 7/1/16 and 12/8/16.  Recipients of these quilts included individual gifts, Emanuel House, Holmes Presbyterian Camp, Temple Y’Israel, North Salem Ambulance Corp., Westchester Medical Behavioral Unit, Blythedale, Womens Resource Center, Ann’s Place, Kids in [...]

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MARK THE DATE!!
A WORLD OF QUILTS SHOW IS COMING
MAY 6TH AND MAY 7TH


Winter Programs

January 2017

Our January Meeting will be an Evening of Demos by our talented Guild Members.
Demonstrators will include;
  • Helen May – How to make a silk screen using heat set vinyl.
  • Joyce Sullivan – 5 ways to apply metallics foil to fabric.
  • Mary Cannizzaro – Quilt Sleeve Techniques.
  • Carolyn Salon – Fuse Cut & Fold !
  • Karen Carlson – Pinwheel, twirl seams
  • Carole Hoffman – Disappearing Pinwheels
  • Donald Goulph – Landscape and cutting Techniques
  • Susan Deshensky – Cutting  and Paper Piecing Demo, for preparation of Super  Saturday and more.
  • Judy Gignesi – Hand Painted and Stiched Flowers

 

February 2017
IT’S AN UGLY FABRIC AUCTION!!!!  ALL FABRICHOLICS ARE WELCOME!!!!

Join us for this fun filled Quilt Event.  Bid on an item from an amazing collection of eclectic fabrics!  Bidding starts at 50 cents and up.  Highest bids wins!

WHAT YOU NEED TO DO IS:
Check your STASH.  Starting in December, bring us your UGLY-UGLY, UNIQUE, CRAZY, UGLY FUNKY, CHALLENGING, 100% cotton fabric.  Fat Quarters, Half Yards, Full Yards, Multiple Yards, & bagged beautiful scraps will be accepted!  REMEMBER, ONE QUILTER’s UGLY, may be ANOTHER QUILTER’s Beautiful Inspiration.
All sales are final and it’s a Cash & Carry Affair.  The event will be run by our humorous, semi pro auctioneers, Sandy Bright & Carolyn Lewis.

Member Marketplace

Membership Info

Comfort Quilts

2016-2017 Workshops

CHANGE IN DIRECTION

September 21, 2016

Pat Harrison

harrisonPat will give suggestions on color, design, and, of course, how to easily and evenly piece circles into your quilt.

More Info

EXTREME TEXTURE

October 19, 2016

Michelle O'Neil Kincaid

kincaidLearn how to manipulate fabric, go outside the box and add interesting additions to your quilts.

More Info

PLAYING WITH PAINTS

November 16, 2016

Mickey Lawler

lawlerHer wonderful landscapes are well know.  Now you can learn her secrets and try doing your very own.

More Info

GLUE AND PASTE FLOWERS

March 22, 2017

JUANITA YEAGER

Machine applique, machine quilt for dimension and texture, dimension and texture.   Finishing your quilt with an “Art” look.  $15.00 supply fee

GOING IN CIRCLES

April 19, 2017

MARGE TUCKER

margetuckerThis class will show you how to do a very unique technique of curved piecing developed by the instructor.

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Special Events

Area Shows and Events

  • Pinwheels will be hosting Pinwheels and Friends in Mount Kisco, NY . This year’s event will be Friday and Saturday, February 3 & 4, 2017 and will once again, be conveniently held at the Holiday Inn-Mt. Kisco. The renovations are complete at the Holiday Inn and the hotel looks beautiful. They have a block of rooms set aside if you’d like to spend the weekend. Mention Pinwheels and Friends for a special overnight rate.  Visit their website to pre register and to sign up for classes.  www.PinwheelsAndFriends.com

Quilting Links & Resources (thanks to Meg Cox)

  • www.quiltindex.org – The Quilt Index.   75,000 quilts & much more.  (All the Alliance contest quilts can be found by clicking on Quilt Alliance under the collections tab).
  • www.QuiltAlliance.org – Quilt Alliance resources, including the Quilters S.O.S. – Save Our Stories project
  • www.quiltstudy.org – International Quilt Study Center & Museum website, which offers virtual exhibition tours,
  • www.metmuseum.org – Metropolitan Museum textile collection online
  • www.megcox.com –  Meg Cox website. Sign up for her free newsletter, Quilt Journalist Tells All!

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