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.

 

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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.

April guild meeting – Mon., April 4, 2017 with Gyleen Fitzgerald

We are excited to welcome quilter Gyleen X. Fitzgerald this month. Gyleen’s quilts blend color, pattern, and texture to provide a contemporary essence to traditional quilting. Visit her web site to learn more about her and her beautiful work, colourfulstitches.com. At our Mon., Apr. 3 guild meeting, her lecture, “Make Mine with Scraps,” will focus on traditional utility quilts. Use up, cut up or recycle what you have on hand to make stunning quilts. Please join us – guests welcome; fee is $10. Join us at the Shenendehowa United Methodist Church, 971 Route 146, Clifton Park, NY 12065. Doors open at 6:45 pm.

She will also be teaching her “Trash to Treasure Pineapples” workshop on Tues., Apr. 4th. All the details are available on our Workshops page.

March guild meeting – Mon., Mar. 6, 2017 – KayLynn Designs

Talented quilt artists Kathie Greenwold & Lynn Makrin of KayLynn Designs are with us for  our March guild meeting. They will be speaking on “Quilts in Upstate NY.” Quilts made in New York State over the last 300 years will be discussed – unique regional patterns, quilting styles and trends. The lecture is accompanied by a trunk show of New York State quilts. They invite attendees to bring any old quilts you may have that were made in New York State (nothing recent please). Sharing these quilts will add a great deal to everyone’s experience.

Please join us – guests welcome; fee is $5. Join us at the Shenendehowa United Methodist Church, 971 Route 146, Clifton Park, NY 12065. Doors open at 6:45 pm.

February guild meeting, Mon., Feb. 6, 2017 with Sue Pelland

We are so happy to welcome quilter Sue Pelland back to Quilt North. At our February guild meeting on Monday, Feb. 6, 2017, she will be giving her lecture and trunk show “Hearts  and More.” Guest fee is $10. Join us at the Shenendehowa United Methodist Church, 971 Route 146, Clifton Park, NY 12065. Doors open at 6:45 pm. Read more about our meetings and about Sue on the Meetings page. Sue also will be teaching her “Hearts and More Techniques” workshop on Tues., Feb. 7th. Read all about it on our Workshops page.

January guild meeting, Mon., Jan. 9, 2017 at the Library

Our January meeting is tomorrow, Mon., January 9th. 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!