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

1Dec, 2016

President’s Message

First, a big reminder – this month’s Meeting is being held a week earlier than normal on December 13th.  In this season of thankfulness, I want to thank those of you who brought food items in November to donate to the local food pantries.  If you missed the opportunity to [...]

1Dec, 2016

Membership Information

Hospitality All members are welcomed to bring in a snack for our December meeting. We will also have three raffles; two regular prizes and one gift basket filled with goodies !!! Library Please remember that when you check out a book it must be returned by the next meeting. Otherwise it [...]

1Dec, 2016

Quilt Show

We are so pleased to announce not one, but two fabulous Invitationals for our 2017 show:  Rayna Gillman and Liza Prior Lucy.  We look forward to surrounding this wonderful display with all of our Members' beautiful quilts. Altogether we will have a great Show!

1Dec, 2016

Programs

Lecture Our December lecture will be by Lisa Shepard Stewart.  Her lecture is a lovely combination of showing her wonderful African fabric collection and many different ways to use them.  She has published three books, writes for many fabric related subjects, teaches and lectures around the world.  Her visit should [...]

1Dec, 2016

Charitable Activities

Show Raffle Tickets Remember to return your raffle stub and ticket money at our Guild meeting.  Besides supporting our charity, Mt. Kisco Interfaith Food Pantry, you may be the winner of a Bernini 350-Patchwork Edition, donated by Pins and Needles.  This sewing machine made especially for Quilters is valued at $1,899.00. [...]

1Nov, 2016

Charitable Activities

Thanks to your generosity, two quilts were raffled off at the October meeting.  The winners and the makers of the quilts are: 1st Place - Barbara Oudheusden Quilt Maker - Susan Fasnacht 2nd Place - Carolyn Salon Quilt Maker - Kathleen Keane Show Raffle Quilt Our [...]

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Hooray!

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.

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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

  • 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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