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.

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4Feb, 2017

President’s Message

I have a couple of important reminders for this month.  The first is that this month’s membership meeting is being held on February 28 – the fourth Tuesday of the month.  Kennedy Catholic is closed on the day we would normal meet.  Make sure you have it on your calendar [...]

4Feb, 2017

Membership Information

Hospitality All members whose names end with M N O please bring in a snack for our February meeting. Communications Our web hosting provider has scheduled network maintenance on February 8, 2017.  This will result in the website being unavailable from 7pm to midnight.

4Feb, 2017

Quilt Show

Calling all Silent Auction Quilts: As most of you know the Silent Auction is an important part of our annual show.  Not only do you get to put your quilts on display and for sale, the proceeds benefit NSQG.  So I hope many of you plan to participate.  If you [...]

4Feb, 2017

Special Events

Lancaster Trip  To those who have attended Lancaster trips in the past  and for those who have not attended,  we hope you will consider joining us - this year.  The Lancaster weekend will take place March 31- April 1.  As you know, this is a few weeks later than usual [...]

4Feb, 2017

Charitable Activities

2018 Raffle Quilt Charity Every year the Guild supports a nonprofit charity organization to partner with the guild and be the recipient of our Raffle Quilt fundraiser.  If you have a favorite charity that you would like to nominate, the nomination form, guidelines, and timeline can be found on the [...]

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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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