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

13Mar, 2017

Quilt Show

Good News!!! Quilt registration has been extended until April 7th.  Please consider registering your quilt(s) to make this Show our best yet!

1Mar, 2017

President’s Message

I received a letter from the Putnam County Historian asking for the Guild’s assistance in locating the Putnam County Bicentennial Quilt.  The quilt was design by Gladys Boalt and sewn by members of her sewing group.    If anyone has any idea as to the whereabouts of this quilt, please [...]

1Mar, 2017

Special Events

Lancaster Trip  There are still a few seats left on the bus for our Lancaster trip!  Join us March 31 - April 1, when we will head to Lancaster for two days of fun with your fellow quilters.  We will shop our way down to Pennsylvania on Friday, stopping at [...]

1Mar, 2017

Quilt Show

Please note the change of venue for quilt judging this year.  It will take place on Wednesday, May 3 at the Vista Fire House.  The address is 377 Smith Ridge Road/Route 123.  This is the location of our guild workshops.

11Feb, 2017

Programs

 SIGs The EQ sig will meet in the cafeteria -lead by Mary Canazzarro.  No need to bring laptops at this meeting -  just a time to sign up and give a little info about experience in using - or thinking of using - EQ. Everyone is welcome.  Even if they don’t [...]

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


Winter Programs

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

  • Rhododendron Needlers Quilt Guild’s Traditions & Treasures Quilt Show is being held at  Blue Hills Regional Technical School; 800 Randolph St., Canton, MA on March 18th and 19th from 10am – 5pm on Saturday and 10am to 4pm on Sunday.  Admission is $8 for one day, $10 for two days.  For more info, visit their website rnqg.org

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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