January guild meeting, Mon., Jan. 8, 2018 at the Library

Our January meeting is tomorrow, Mon., January 8th. It is our annual Comfort Quilts Workshop held at the Clifton Park-Halfmoon Library, 475 Moe Road Clifton Park, NY 12065 from 2 pm to 7:30 pm. Look for us in the big room upstairs.

Drop in or stay the day as we make quilts that will be distributed to those in need. If you plan on sewing, bring your sewing machine and walking foot. If you’re interested in just tying quilts, please bring your scissors and large needles. Paula Dunn, our Comfort Quilts chair, has tops to be quilted or tied and many kits ready to be sewn. Write to the address on this page if you have any questions.

Pizza, salad and drinks will be provided by the guild for dinner. Bring something to add to the salad. Treats to share are always appreciated!

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Holiday party this Mon., Dec. 4, 2017

The Quilt North December guild meeting is our annual Holiday Party at the Shenendehowa Adult Community Center, 6 Clifton Common Court, Clifton Park, NY 12065. Doors open at 6 pm.

Read more about the meeting, including potluck assignments and our gift collection for the Saratoga Center for Rehab & Skilled Nursing Care, on our meeting page.

November guild meeting Mon., Nov. 6 with Michelle Renee Hiatt

Looking forward to seeing award-winning quilter, designer, and national instructor, Michelle Renee Hiatt at our next guild meeting, this Monday, at the Shenendehowa United Methodist Church, 971 Route 146, Clifton Park, NY 12065. Doors open at 6:45 pm. Guest fee $10.

Michelle Renee is the designer for her own pattern line Sew On The Go. Additionally, she is a Certified Instructor for Studio 180 Design and many of her patterns have been published in their Modern 180 pattern line.

She will also be teaching a workshop Tues., Nov. 7, 2018; details of those are on the Workshops page.

October guild meeting Mon., Oct. 2, 2017 with Pat Pauly

We are so happy to have contemporary quilt artist, Pat Pauly joining us this month. She will be speaking at our October guild meeting tomorrow, Monday, Oct 2, 2017. Her lecture is titled “Challenge Yourself: Unpredictable Outcomes from Obtuse Ideas.” Join us at the Shenendehowa United Methodist Church, 971 Route 146, Clifton Park, NY 12065. Doors open at 6:45 pm. Guest fee $10.

Read more about Pat and our meetings on our Meetings page. She will also be teaching a workshop tomorrow and on Tuesday; details of those are on our Workshops page.

 

First meeting of the 2017-2018 year – Monday, Sept. 11, 2017

Our first speaker at the first meeting of the new guild year is Laura Little of “Just Threads” in Watertown, NY. Her lecture is titled “Talking Threads” and Laura will explain the many terms used in the manufacturing of thread, the anatomy of a machine sewing needle, and the importance of the correct needle for your stitching process.

Join us at the Shenendehowa United Methodist Church, 971 Route 146, Clifton Park, NY 12065. Doors open at 6:45 pm. Guest fee $5.

 

June meeting, Mon., June 5, 2017

Please join us for the last meeting of our 2016-2017 guild year – guests are welcome (no fee this month). Meet us at the Shenendehowa United Methodist Church, 971 Route 146, Clifton Park, NY 12065. Doors open at 6:45 pm.

Brief end of year business will be covered and then we will have an extended edition of “Show and Tell.” Please bring up to four quilts to show and tell us about.

Remember, CHALLENGES ARE DUE. There will be an end-of year reception so we can spend some time visiting before our summer break.

May meeting, Mon., May 1, 2017 with Linda Poole

Our May meeting is this Monday and we are happy to have Linda Poole back at Quilt North. She is a Pennsylvania quilter, author, fabric designer, and teacher, who specializes in applique, painted applique, and painted wholecloth. Read more about our meetings and about Linda on the Meetings page.

Please join us – guests welcome; fee is $10. Meet us at the Shenendehowa United Methodist Church, 971 Route 146, Clifton Park, NY 12065. Doors open at 6:45 pm.

Linda is teaching her Wholecloth Painting “Little Bird” workshop on Tues., May 2nd. All the details are available on our Workshops page.