What a wonderful Show! I give great thanks and hearty praise to every member who helped put this inaugural event together. As Show Chairman, Susan Fasnacht showed unparalleled organization and leadership. I spoke with vendors who were happy with the new venue and amazed at the smooth transition. The guests I spoke to loved the new space. I [...]
“A World of Quilts XXXVII” – all I can say is WOW! What a magnificent display of quilts. Nearly 95% of the 189 registered quilts on display were made by our guild members, and each quilt was wonderful. It was one of the most beautiful displays of quilts ever for the Show making our inaugural Show at the O’Neill [...]
New Special Interest Group - Paper Piecing! Susan Deshensky has volunteered to lead a Paper Piecing group for next year. Please let her know at the May meeting or send her a note if you are interested. The Domestic Machine Quilting challenge for May has been sent out so if you didn’t receive one, please contact Helen Boland. After [...]
The Karen Combs class was very successful. Lots of good feedback. Good feedback was also true at the Show. The lectures and demos from Linda Poole were filled and left all of us in hopes of a workshop with her down the line. Mickey Lawler’s lecture was also filled and she had lots of her wonderful fabric for sale. We [...]
Comfort Quilts Wednesday, May 18th is the last day that Comfort Quilts will be meeting in North Salem. Starting on Wednesday June 15th through September 14th, CQ will be following its Summer Schedule of meeting every Wednesday at Bnai Israel Temple located at 2 Banksville Road, Armonk, NY. Come and join the fun but always verify the dates with Carol [...]
Tuesday, May 10th at 6pm – Board Meeting
Tuesday, May 17th at 7pm – Guild Meeting
Kennedy Catholic School
54 Route 138
Notice Of Annual Meeting
Tuesday, May 17, 2016
Election of Officers
(see Bios under Meet the Candidates section)
Please note: It has become necessary
to hold the vote on Proposed Amendments
to By-laws on June 21, 2016
following the Salad Supper
Question/Answer session for By-laws
will take place at the May Annual meeting
Members last names beginning with A, B and C, please bring in a snack for the meeting
If you would like to make a donation to the Mustard Seed Migrant Ministry in honor of Sister Barbara Heil, place your check in a sealed envelope and give to Althea Nolan at the Membership table.
The drawing of the NSQG Show Raffle Prizes will take place on Tuesday.
The Library has two new books, The Improv Handbook for Modern Quilters by Sherri Wood and Foolproof Walking-Foot Quilting Designs by Mary Mashup. Also, the latest editions of Machine Quilting Unlimited and Modern Quilts Unlimited. Please remember to return all Library books.
The Incredible Cows will be returning to their owner/creators at the Guild meeting. Please remember to bring something to carry them home in, unless you left the pale green pillowcase with Caryl Castellion
Please let us know if you have been (or will be) featured in a show, publication, mentioned in an article, etc. Please send a photo (if available) and any pertinent details to News@Northernstarquilters.
This year’s quilt Challenge was about having fun using wordplay, colorful fabric and embellishments in response to Mary Lou Weidman and Melanie Bautista McFarland’s challenge to use their cow pattern with the theme of your quilt included in the border.
The Guild trip to the 2016 AQS Lancaster Quilt Show will be March 18-19, 2016. We will depart early Friday morning and shop our way to Lancaster, making stops at Burkholder’s Fabrics, Weaver’s Dry Goods, and Intercourse, PA where there are a number of stores – fabric and otherwise – to visit.