My last message to the Guild as President.........hard to believe a year has gone by. It has been a busy one with many changes, and we aren’t through yet. Bylaws amendments are still to be voted on at the June meeting. My Board members have been wonderful to work with and each has handled their responsibilities with energy, consideration, responsibility [...]
The 2016-17 Membership Form is available on our website under Membership Info. Simply print and complete the form (including areas in which you'd like to volunteer) and bring it (and your $45 check) to June's Salad Supper. (We'll also have forms at the Membership Table.) In the event you cannot attend June's meeting, please send your registration to the following address: Northern [...]
Our line up for our Fall programs are as follows: September 20, 2016 Pat Harrison will be doing her lecture QUILT AS DESIRED. September 21, 2016 EASY PEASY CIRCLES, as was shown at the last meeting. Don’t forget to bring in your featherweights for her husband to work on. October 18, 2016, Michele Kincaid will be lecturing on METAMORPHOSIS, her October [...]
Quilts Inspired By Books This year’s Guild Challenge is about using books for inspiration. Read a book on your list or be inspired by one of your favorites. You can use the general story line, specific setting or scene in the book, a character of the book, the ending or an object that symbolizes the book. Your quilt [...]
The incoming President, Susan Fasnacht, has appointed the following Standing Committee chairpersons: Assistant to the President – Carol Sterk, Charitable Activities – Althea Nolan, Hospitality – Laureen Cannella, Library – Elizabeth Cook, Special Events – Annette Nash Govan. These great volunteers, together with the slate of Officers elected at the Annual meeting, will make a well-rounded Board of Directors to lead us in the 2016/17 Guild year.
We look forward to our Salad Supper. Members are requested to arrive by 6PM and asked to bring a salad to feed 6 – 8 persons. It would be great if your salad included an ingredient card and serving utensils. Dinner will be served at 6:30 pm in the cafeteria . The hospitality committee will provide both cold and hot drinks, dessert and paper goods with utensils.
You won’t want to miss the unveiling of the absolutely fantastic quilt ‘Blooming Star,’ our 2017 raffle quilt. Angie Vertucci, the Raffle Coordinator, will be on hand to answer any questions.
Art Quilters and Domestic Machine SIGs will not meet this month.
ALL Library books must be returned. Books, patterns and notions on SALE at June Salad Supper
In search of a Summer project! A Comfort Quilt Kit may be your answer. Nancy Langehennig will have kits at the Salad Supper.
New to Landscape Quilting? Don Gough is offering beginner’s classes!
The first beginners meeting for landscape quilts was held on Saturday, May 28th at the Astoria Bank in Somers. The meeting schedule for beginners is: May 28th, June 18th, July 23rd and August 20th.
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.