The Nominating Committee is pleased to announce the Slate of Officers for 2016-2017. The nominees will be introduced at the April Guild Meeting and voting will take place at the May Meeting. NSQG 2016-2017 Ballot President - Susan Fasnacht Treasurer - Carla Wdowski VP Membership - Jennifer Kramer VP Quilt Show - Noreen Lippolis and Chris Roche (co VPs) VP [...]
The President’s message this month will be a tribute to Sr. Barbara that I read at the March meeting. A number of members suggested it be in the Newsletter for absentees to read and for members to keep if they wish to. Click on the link for the tribute. Sr. Barbara and The Guild At the meeting I reported [...]
It’s Show Time! There are only a few weeks to go. Our new venue at the O’Neill Center is going to make the Show fantastic. I hope you are inviting all of your friends and relatives to our new location in Danbury. Make sure you tell them that it is at the Westside Campus of Western Connecticut State University (not [...]
The Machine Quilting SIG are attempting a challenge of free motion quilting for the next two months. Helen Boland will send out an email with the details for those who were not able to attend the meeting. Helen will be stepping down from being moderator of the group next year so please let Helen or Jennifer Kramer know [...]
I received lots of nice comments from those members who were able to take the Deborah Tirico workshop. Evidently, it was quite a success. On that note, we still have room in the Karen Combs workshop. Her Quilts of Illusion are quite wonderful and I'm sure the class will be lots of fun.” Please go to our website for more [...]
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.