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. It’s always a fun way to kick off the holidays.
Read more about the meeting, including potluck assignments and our gift collection for the Saratoga Center for Rehab & Skilled Nursing Care, on our Meetings page.
Welcome our November speaker and workshop teacher Leni Levenson Wiener at our November guild meeting. Join us at the Shenendehowa United Methodist Church, 971 Route 146, Clifton Park, NY 12065. Doors open at 6:45 pm. Guest fee $10.
Leni is a figurative fabric collage artist and focuses on the expressive and universal nature of body language. Read more about her and see her work at her web LeniWeiner.com. She also is teaching a workshop on Tues., Nov. 6th. Read about it on our Workshops page.
Red and green or Christmas fabrics are being swapped this month.
Upstate New Yorker, Debby Brown will be joining us in October to speak at our meeting and teach two workshops. She has been a Handi Quilter educator since 2005 and inspires quilters all around the globe. She also teaches machine quilting classes at Craftsy.com.
Join us to hear Debby’s talk at the Shenendehowa United Methodist Church, 971 Route 146, Clifton Park, NY 12065. Doors open at 6:45 pm. Guest fee $5. Our Workshops page has all the details of her upcoming classes.
We will be “swapping” Autumn-colored fabrics this month – oranges, browns, reds and/or golds.
The last meeting of our guild year is this Monday, June 4, 2018. We are excited to welcome Karen Kay Buckley as our speaker and workshop teacher this month. The meeting is at Shenendehowa United Methodist Church, 971 Route 146, Clifton Park, NY 12065. Doors open at 6:45 pm- Guest fee $10.
Karen Kay Buckley is an award winning quilter, teacher, author, judge, and designer of quilts and quilting products whose focus is applique. She has completed over 350 quilts! They have graced the covers of many magazines and won numerous awards including 12 Best of Show awards, one of them being the 2013 AQS Best of Show in Paducah, KY. She has authored five books, many articles and patterns, two DVDs and designs her own line of products called “Karen Kay Buckley’s Perfect Quilting Products” including Perfect Circles® and her Perfect Scissors™, and now Karen has a new line of adjustable rulers. She has been featured on several quilting programs. Karen has been teaching and lecturing for over twenty-five years and loves to share her techniques and tips for achieving the best appliqué possible. Read more about her, see quilts, access free tutorials, and shop her products at karenkaybuckley.com.
This will be a memorable lecture and an opportunity to take workshops with this renowned quilter. Read about her Tues., June 5th and Wed., June 6th workshops on the Workshops page.
What a group of talented quilters! Thank you to all the members who shared their knowledge and did demonstrations at our May 7th guild meeting. Thanks to Charmaine and Joanne for a great fondue reception. It was a treat!
Materials provided by some of the demonstrators are available on our Meetings page, under the May 2018 heading.
Everyone is invited to the 2018 Empire QuiltFest. The show theme is “Stitch Upon a Star.” There will be beautiful quilts, great shopping, and interesting lectures. Admission to the show is $8 for one day, $12 for a two day pass, and children under 12 are free. Make a day (or weekend) of it – delicious refreshments will be sold throughout both days. Visit www.empirequiltfest.org for more information.
The show is Saturday, Apr. 28, 2018 from 9 am to 4 pm, and Sunday, Apr. 29, 2016 from 10 am to 4 pm, at Shenendehowa High School East, 970 Route 146, Clifton Park, NY 12065.
See you there!