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 Coming soon – slideshow of all the wonderful quilts and behind the scene photos from
THE 2016 WORLD OF QUILTS XXXVII

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Quilt Show

It takes many, many hands to set up, run and take down our annual Quilt Show.  Thanks to our wonderful volunteers and vendors.  We will be posting photos of all the fantastic quilts but in the meantime take a peek and enjoy some behind the scenes photos.  Click on Quilt Show, then Quilt Show Photos on the menu bar of [...]

July 2nd, 2016|

President’s Message

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 [...]

June 1st, 2016|

Membership

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 [...]

June 1st, 2016|

Programs

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 [...]

June 1st, 2016|
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Upcoming Events

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  • 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.

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Membership Info

Comfort Quilts

2015-2016 Workshops

PIPING HOT CURVES

September 16, 2015

Susan B. Cleveland


Fast, furious and fantastic! In just a day you’ll learn the secret of using machine piecing and applique in combination to simplify complicated curves and circles, to get perfect results.

HIP TO BE SQUARE

October 21, 2015

JACKIE KUNKEL

This is a design and color workshop from Jackie’s new book.  Jackie will show us how she works, combining black and whites with splashes of color to create beautiful, dramatic quilts.

STUFF

November 18, 2015

VALARIE POITIER

Do you have lots of things in your stash that you are not using?  Gather your special fabrics, papers, paints and markers. Here is a chance to learn how and why to use them.

STRAWBERRIES

March 16, 2016

DEBORAH TIRICO

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Deborah Tirico will be doing more of a technique and tools class with her beautiful felt embroidery.  She will have several projects to choose from.

PATCHWORK ILLUSIONS

April 20, 2016

KAREN COMBS

Karen has developed a quick and easy rotary technique that allows you to make guilts with a 3-D look.   There is a $16.00 fee for handouts and templates.

Special Events

Area Shows and Events

  • ”American Quilts and Folk Art” – through August 7, 2016, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City; http://www.metmuseum.org.
  • ”Chinese Textiles: Ten Centuries of Masterpieces from the Met Collection” -through June 19, 2016, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City; http://www.metmuseum.org.
  • ”New Discoveries: Early Liturgical Textiles from Egypt, 200-400” – The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City; http://www.metmuseum.or

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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